The Nashville Technology Council award for Company of the Year goes to …

January 29, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Franklin-based LeanKit can add another laurel to its big year, which already included a multimillion-dollar investment and a new office across the pond: the Company of the Year award from the Nashville Technology Council. “The NTC Awards shine a light on leaders for the work they’ve…

Williamson Habitat for Humanity to hold inaugural Polar Plunge & Winter Festival

Habitat Williamson-Maury to hold inaugural Polar Plunge & Winter Festival Westhaven to host family-friendly event     Who:  Habitat for Humanity Williamson-Maury What:  Polar Plunge & Winter Festival When:  Saturday, February 20, 2016 – 11am to 1pm Where: Westhaven Residents’ Club – 401 Cheltenham Ave, Franklin, TN Sponsored by: Westhaven, the Westhaven Foundation, Keller Williams,…

Youth Leadership Brentwood accepting scholarship applications

Youth Leadership Brentwood accepting scholarship applications Youth Leadership Brentwood (YLB), a program of the Williamson County Chamber Foundation, is accepting college scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. To be eligible to apply, applicants must be a high school senior and former YLB student. Students must complete an online application and two essay questions; submit…

Franklin tech firm sells to U.K. company for $26 million

January 29, 2015 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder Franklin-based Rustici Software has been bought by United Kingdom-based Learning Technologies Group, the companies announced today. Rustici provides software to the online learning industry. Learning Technologies Group, based south of London, is traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: LTG.L). According to a news release, LTG…

Public meetings scheduled for review of Regional Transportation Plan

  The Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has scheduled public meetings in each of the seven counties of its planning area to review the draft regional transportation plan (RTP) for Middle Tennessee. The purpose of the RTP is to outline the region’s transportation priorities for federal funding. The plan was created in coordination with…

Permits show Franklin building is at pre-recession pace

January 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West After a decade of progress, Franklin has almost reached the level of building that existed before the recession. In 2015, Franklin issued 1,757 building permits, which includes both residential and commercial. The permit values total up to $471 million. “In the last three years we’ve seen…