Mars Petcare helps Nashville-area families grow with free-free adoptions

If you’re considering adding a pet to your family, you’ll want to hightail it to one of three area shelters on August 26 and 27 for a Mars Petcare sponsored adoption event. The Franklin‐based company is covering fees for all pets adopted at Metro Animal Care and Control, Nashville Humane Association and Williamson County Animal Center on Friday, August…

WSMV Channel 4 invites business community to meet The Weather Channel, learn weather affects on consumer behavior

WSMV Channel 4 and The Weather Channel would like to invite you to a Special Event where we will be discussing the importance of weather in Middle Tennessee and how it affects Consumer Behavior and Marketing. You will hear from WSMV Meteorologists and Experts from The Weather Channel on how you can capitalize on weather…

Fifty-three area companies land on Inc. 5000 list

August 17, 2016 Nashville Post by Bill Lewis The 2016 Inc. 5000 has been released, with Franklin-based natural health company Axe Wellness the top Middle Tennessee company in the ranking. Issued annually, the Inc. 5000 ranks the fastest growing private companies in the United States. Altogether, there are 53 Nashville-area private companies on the 2016…

County unveils comprehensive traffic strategy

August 16, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Zach Harmuth Across all sectors and municipalities in Williamson County, the consensus on traffic is that help is needed. To that end the county government hosted a traffic strategy kickoff meeting Tuesday afternoon in the auditorium of the Williamson County Administrative Complex. The meeting presented the county’s plan…

Downtown Franklin Association receives Main Street America accreditation

August 16, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little The Downtown Franklin Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program after meeting the performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.  Each year, the National Main Street Center and its coordinating program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America…

Columbia State opens doors for first fall semester on new campus

August 22, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West Monday marked the first day of classes on the Columbia State Community College Williamson campus for students enrolled in the first fall semester at the new campus. The campus had students attend over the summer for coursework, though more take regular classwork in the fall. Columbia State…

Justin Timberlake partners with Franklin music festival

August 23, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder Justin Timberlake is bringing sexy back to Franklin. The pop superstar is a new partner and producer in Franklin’s second-annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, The Associated Press reports. In a statement, the Memphis native called it “an amazing opportunity to help build an exceptional event…

Big retail development surfaces near Ovation project in Cool Springs

August 24, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Franklin developer SouthStar LLC is pitching yet another development in the Cool Springs commercial hub — this time, a project with up to 180,000 square feet of retail. The proposal underscores how quickly real estate investors are pushing farther south in Cool Springs, accelerating a real…