Leadership Franklin now accepting applications for 2017-2018 Class

Business and community leaders are encouraged to apply to community leadership organization   Applications are now being accepted for the twenty-second class of Leadership Franklin, 2017-2018. Applications may be downloaded at www.leadershipfranklin.org. Completed applications are due on or before May 1,2017. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615-252-4312 (paula.harris@bwsc.net)…

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…