Williamson acquires land for new Brentwood schools

February 14, 2017 Brentwood Home Page by David Walsh Williamson County Schools announced Monday night that it purchased land for its next newest school. At the Williamson County Commission meeting, Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney told the board about the purchase at 9714 Split Log Road in Brentwood. The 85-acre property will be the home to…

Airport adds nonstop service to Raleigh via Delta

February 13, 2017 Nashville Post Nashville International Airport officials announced Monday Delta Air Lines will begin twice daily nonstop service to Raleigh, with service to begin June 12. Tickets are on sale now, according to a release. BNA also offers three daily flights to Raleigh via Southwest Airlines. Today’s announcement follows Delta’s announcement in mid-January…

Planning Commission gives OK to food truck ordinance

February 6, 2017 Franklin Home Page by Landon Woodroof An ordinance that would change Brentwood’s zoning laws to allow food trucks to operate more freely in the city received a recommendation of approval from the Planning Commission Monday night. The ordinance, and another that deals with the related subject of food truck regulation, had been…

St. Louis company to expand Franklin data center

January 27, 2017 Nashville Post by Geert de Lombaerde A national data center company plans to invest $20 million to expand its Franklin operations and already has contracts for a good chunk of that space. At Thursday night’s Nashville Technology Council banquet, Tierpoint President and COO Tom McMillin announced that his team will grow its…

Schools ‘drive everything,’ Chamber CEO insists

January 23, 2017 Franklin Home Page by Zach Harmuth Put plainly, without its school systems’ success, Williamson County would lose its primary economic asset. At a breakfast hosted Monday by the Education Foundation for Williamson County at Puckett’s in downtown Franklin, CEO of Williamson, Inc. Matt Largen spoke about the importance of education in the…

Haslam unveils comprehensive tax cut, transportation proposal

  Governor Haslam unveiled the details surrounding one of the most critical elements of his 2017 budget proposal: transportation and infrastructure improvements combined with tax cuts to promote the business and manufacturing communities in Tennessee. Called the IMPROVE Act, the proposal modernizes the way our transportation infrastructure and roads are funded in Tennessee and offers…

City of Franklin announces second public involvement meeting for Columbia Avenue Widening & Improvement Project

  The City of Franklin invites all users, corridor tenants and interested citizens to attend its second public involvement meeting for the Columbia Avenue (State Route 6 and U.S. Route 31) Widening & Improvements Project on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The meeting is scheduled for 6  to 8 p.m. at City Hall, located at 109 3rd…

Southwest adds nonstop Minneapolis flight via BNA

January 5, 2017 Nashville Post Nashville International Airport (BNA) announced Thursday that Southwest Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to Minneapolis and will add an additional flight to Dallas (now five times daily), San Antonio (three times daily) and St. Louis (three times daily). The airline will also add a Saturday flight to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood…