First of two county public meetings raises awareness of traffic strategy study

November 2, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little Wednesday night at Hillsboro Elementary/Middle School in Leiper’s Fork, AECOM hosted the first of two community meetings to raise awareness and educate the public about the comprehensive traffic strategy study the engineering firm is conducting for Williamson County. The second meeting is at 6:30 p.m at Trinity…

Franklin Named One of America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

October 26, 2016 The Franklin Patch by J. R. Lind FRANKLIN, TN — Rapid job growth, high incomes, historic sites and bucolic vistas make Franklin one of America’s 50 Best Cities to Live in, says a national business website. The 24/7WallSt.com site ranks Franklin at No. 36 on its list of best places to call…

Franklin entrepreneur encourages businesses to ‘think differently’

October 25, 2016 The Tennessean by Ray Howze Louis Upkins Jr., a Franklin native and entrepreneur, wants companies to treat their families like their customers. He wants people to “think differently” about how they interact with friends and family. If they do that, he said, it will help grow Franklin and maintain its healthy business…

Brentwood Makes Top 20 List in Air Quality Ranking

October 21, 2016 The Brentwood Patch by Chris Gaudet BRENTWOOD, TN — The city of Brentwood and its neighbor, Franklin, received special praise this week for their air quality in a study sponsored by a maker of air purification systems. On Tuesday, Alen Corp. released its first annual list of “the 20 Best Cities to…

Franklin Makes Top 20 List in Air Quality Ranking

October 21, 2016 The Franklin Patch by Chris Gaudet FRANKLIN, TN — The city of Franklin and its neighbor, Brentwood, received special praise this week for their air quality in a study sponsored by a maker of air purification systems. On Tuesday, Alen Corp. released its first annual list of “the 20 Best Cities to…

How Williamson County plans to up its tourism by 50% by 2020

October 11, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Jacob Steimer As Davidson County and the state as a whole continue to display strong tourism growth, Williamson County is hoping a new strategy will help it bolster its recent sluggish gains. While Davidson County’s tourism industry and Tennessee’s total tourism industry each grew by about 5 percent…

Brentwood site sold for $3.5M

October 5, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder Southeast Venture has sold the last 6.41-acre site in Brentwood’s Mallory Park development. Nashville Post reports that Charlotte-based Sonic Automotive Group paid $3.5 million for the property, located at 1577 Mallory Lane. Sonic Automotive also owns the Audi, Porsche and Mini dealerships located in Mallory Park.…