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…

Omaha-based contractor looks to hire 35 for new Franklin office

January 22, 2016 Nashville Post Strategic Health Solutions announced today it will open in March a Nashville-area office and is looking to fill 35 positions. The Omaha, Nebraska-based national contractor, which does work for federal government entities such as the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice, did not disclose in…

Support Local Girl Scouts by Tasting “Outside the Box” Cookie Creations

Support Local Girl Scouts by Tasting “Outside the Box” Cookie Creations Williamson County, Tenn. — Supporting Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (GSMIDTN) has never been easier – or more delicious. On February 11, 2016, GSMIDTN will host the first annual Outside the Box event, a dessert tasting featuring unique renditions of Girl Scout Cookies made by…

Take the State broadband Internet assessment

The future of Tennessee’s economic success is directly tied to our broadband Internet access. Having broadband access leads to an increase in educational and entrepreneurial opportunities, which therefore helps our state build a better workforce and accelerate job creation. To ensure that every community in Tennessee has the tools to economically succeed, we must measure…

Leadership Brentwood Partners With City of Brentwood to Improve Emergency Notification Sign-Ups

  A six-person team from Leadership Brentwood, a chamber of commerce program to foster civic leadership and engagement, has partnered with the City to raise awareness of the need to sign-up for the Citizen Alert Emergency Notification System.  That system, also known as Everbridge, is how residents throughout Williamson County can be notified in the…

Franklin Tomorrow’s Jan. 26 ‘Breakfast With the Mayors’ to feature mayoral summit

The 2016 Franklin Tomorrow Breakfast With the Mayors series, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners, returns for its first-quarter date on Jan. 26, 2016. There is no cost to attend “Breakfast With the Mayors,” thanks to our generous partners, which include Williamson Medical Center, Williamson County Association of Realtors, Tennessee Equine Hospital, Andrews Cadillac, Puckett’s Gro.…

PreFlight program to help entrepreneurs reach new heights

PreFlight program to help entrepreneurs reach new heights Source: Williamson Herald By Jodi Rall   One of the most challenging first steps for an entrepreneur is testing out their ideas to see if they have a viable plan, without the associated commitment or risk, according to The Nashville Entrepreneurial Center. To assist aspiring entrepreneurs, Williamson,…