Olive Garden Opens in Cool Springs

There was a line of hungry guests at Olive Garden’s door yesterday for its official grand opening in Cool Springs, previously Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Beforehand, Olive Garden team members, Williamson Inc. staff and chamber ambassadors cut the ribbon on one of Williamson County’s newest Italian restaurants. “We’re just excited to open our doors to Williamson…

Annual St. Patrick’s Music City Half Marathon Helped Raise Much Needed Funds for Dogs in Need

Mars Petcare sponsored the 13th Annual Event to benefit PEDIGREE Foundation that helps find loving homes for dogs in need   Mars Petcare hosted the 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Music City Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Lucky Dog 1-Mile “Wag ‘n’ Walk” on Saturday, March 16th at Nissan Stadium. More than 1,200 registered for the…

Sharing in the vision: How planners are preparing for Williamson and Franklin’s futures

Ann Petersen traced her fingers across a newspaper article from 2005. The yellowing pages cut out for her personal archives, the Franklin Review Appeal story discussed development in the area, particularly that Berry Farms was queued up as the next Cool Springs. Petersen could only laugh as she looked across the street at Franklin’s Main Street from…

Williamson, Inc. Board of Directors Votes to Support Pro-Business Legislation

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — At its March 14th Board Meeting, the Williamson, Inc. Board of Directors voted to support legislation that will have a positive impact on the business community in Williamson County. Advocacy is an increasingly important part of Williamson, Inc.’s role in the community. “We look forward to working with and supporting our state…

Red Collar Pet Foods Acquires Hampshire Pet Products

Red Collar Pet Foods (“Red Collar”) announced today that it acquired Hampshire Pet Products, LLC (“Hampshire Pet”). Based in Joplin, Missouri, the company is a leading provider of baked and cold formed pet products and co-manufacturer of several of the nation’s leading branded pet treats. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Hampshire Pet…

With Three Talented Songwriters and a Dazzling View of Nashville – Benefiting Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Wednesday, April 17 6:30-8:30 p.m. CMA/SESAC 35 Music Square East, Nashville, 37203 Featuring the wonderfully talented: Tony Arata, best known for “The Dance,” a chart-topping hit for artist Garth Brooks, and “Dreaming with My Eyes Open,” which reached #1 for Clay Walker. Beth Nielsen Chapman, whose songs have been performed by world-renowned artists including Faith…

A Franklin Healthcare Company Purchased Nutrisystem

A Franklin company that offers diet plans and fitness programs recently acquired the home-delivery diet company Nutrisystem. Tivity Health announced its plan to purchase Nutrisystem in December, and completed the deal last week. Tivity bought the company for $1.3 billion in cash and stock. Nutrisystem, which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania, delivers portion-controlled meals to…