The Partnership: Future Leaders of Williamson County can be found at Williamson Inc’s Young Professionals Program

When Chase Harper, 30, first moved to Franklin he had a handful of business connections after previously working in Nashville, but the Mississippi native was still learning the his way around the community. Harper currently works at the TMA Group in Franklin, where he is the business and rideshare services administrator. He has called Franklin…

Nashville Sounds to host “Williamson County Night” at First Tennessee Park

Throughout the 2019 season, the Nashville Sounds will be hosting various Neighborhood and County nights at First Tennessee Park as we recognize everyone who plays a role in Nashville’s growth & label as a destination location. On Tuesday, July 23rd, it will be time to recognize and acknowledge the role Williamson County plays in all…

Meet the New WCS Superintendent, Jason Golden

The Williamson County Board of Education voted unanimously to begin superintendent contract negotiations with current WCS Interim Superintendent Jason Golden at its May 20 board meeting. Former WCS superintendent of nearly 10 years Mike Looney terminated his contract with the Williamson County School District to head the Atlanta-based Fulton County School District. Looney completed his…

Area Growth Drives Labor Shortage in Williamson County as Unemployment Drops

The Nashville area is experiencing record-low unemployment, leading to a market that favors employees, according to business leaders. Williamson County’s current unemployment rate of 2.4% is the lowest in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and jobs in all sectors continue to pour into the county, even outpacing the rapid…

Williamson Legislators Discuss Wins, Losses of Session

With the absence of House Speaker Glen Casada and Rep. Brandon Ogles, the remaining contingent of the Williamson delegation explained what they considered successes for the county this legislative session. Williamson, Inc. held its annual roundtable wrap-up Friday morning, where no questions surrounded Casada’s departure as speaker of the House. Casada said he would begin talks of his resignation…

City of Franklin Releases Public Review Draft of Updated Zoning Ordinance

Public Can Review through Summer and Give Feedback Franklin–The City of Franklin’s Department of Planning and Sustainability and their planning consultant, Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative, LLC (TPUDC) have recently completed a major update to the City’s Zoning Ordinance and have released a Public Review Draft. The draft has been made available for public…