Youth Leadership Brentwood graduates Class of 2017

Youth Leadership Brentwood graduates Class of 2017 Members of the Youth Leadership Brentwood Class of 2017 received their diplomas on February 15, 2017 at the Brentwood Library. During the five-month program, the youth took an intensive look at the Brentwood community and studied leadership qualities and skills. The 19 sophomores and juniors from seven area…

Williamson’s latest trend report shows job growth highest in the mid-state

April 11, 2017 Spring Hill Home Page by Emily West It’s no surprise that Williamson County has remained the top economic driver in the state. But how did it reach that top spot? According to Williamson, Inc.’s fourth annual trends report job growth, commuters and new out-of-state residents account for much of the growth in…

Outlook Williamson: What to know about county’s growth

April 5, 2017 The Tennessean by Elaina Sauber Williamson County’s reputation as an economic powerhouse is nothing new, but if you’re one of over 300 people registered for Outlook Williamson on Tuesday, you should know a few things to put the county’s continued growth into perspective. Hosted by Williamson, Inc., the county’s chamber of commerce,…

April 10 FrankTalks lecture looks into source of country’s political divisions

  Franklin Tomorrow’s 2017 FrankTalks Lecture Series will continue Monday, April 10, at Townsend Hall, located upstairs in the Residents’ Club at Westhaven. The start time for this FrankTalks will be 1 p.m. Vanderbilt University Professor Marc Hetherington will present on the topic of Political Trust and The Origins of Deep Divisions in Our Country.…

Williamson County Unemployment Rate Falls in February, Still State’s Lowest

March 30, 2017 The Patch by J.R. Lind NASHVILLE, TN — The unemployment rate in Williamson County was 3.5 percent in February, down 0.4 percent from the January figure, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The unemployment rate dropped in all of Tennessee’s 95 counties after two months of 95-county increases.…

The Melrose, Nashville West co-developer plans Cool Springs project

March 29, 2017 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward A developer known for The Melrose apartments and retail space in Berry Hill and the Nashville West shopping center on Charlotte Pike is in early stages of planning for a new project in Cool Springs. Franklin-based Parkes Development Group and its partners paid $7.3 million for the roughly four-acre targeted site at the northeast…

Franklin named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability.com

    Franklin has been named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live 2017 by Livability.com, outpacing more than 2,100 cities (with populations between 20,000 and 350,000) in this data-driven ranking. Livability.com has released its fourth-annual Top 100 Best Places to Live list. The new rankings are the culmination of months-long exclusive research…

Center for Nonprofit Management OnBoard: Being Prepared to Serve

  The Center for Nonprofit Management has an upcoming training session on April 10 called ‘OnBoard: Being Prepared to Serve.’ This session teaches participants how to be great board members. Then through a partnership with Hands On Nashville, participants are also placed at a nonprofit seeking his/her qualifications.  This event will be on Monday, April…

2nd Annual Stars and Strikes Celebrity Bowling Tournament approaches with King Pin title on the line

  Kings Bowl America in Cool Springs hosts the second annual Stars & Strikes celebrity bowling tournament on Tuesday, April 18, at 6:15PM benefiting High Hopes Development Center, a 32 year old non-profit serving over 600 children and families annually in the Middle Tennessee area.  High Hopes offers an inclusive preschool education for children from 6…