The Downtown Franklin Association Receives National Main Street Accreditation

The Downtown Franklin Association, a subsidiary of the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County, has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous 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…

Local towns at top of safest in Tennessee list

August 15, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little Brentwood, Spring Hill, Nolensville, Fairview and Franklin all were at the top of a new list of Tennesee’s safest cities. A financial services web site called CreditDonkey used the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report data for 2014 to help formulate the rankings. The study is based violent and…

Almost 50 from Williamson complete summer robotics camps

August 14, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little Nearly 50 Williamson County students were among a group of budding engineers working with today’s robot technology at Lipscomb University’s BisonBot Robotic Camps, sponsored by Nissan North America. This summer, Lipscomb and Nissan offered six weeks of the popular summer BisonBot Robotics Camps including its WeeBots Robotics camp…

$4 million Nolensville Business Center first phase to break ground soon

August 12, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Samantha Hearn A more than $4 million, two-building office complex will be developed in Nolensville as Thomas Smith Properties, LLC recently purchased 2 acres on Haley Industrial Drive. Thomas Smith Properties, a full service real estate development and brokerage company, plans to break ground in the next 60 days…

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd Announce Tenneco to Locate New Facility in Spring Hill

Fortune 500 automotive supplier to create up to 200 jobs Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Tenneco officials today announced the global manufacturer will open a new facility in Spring Hill and create up to 200 new jobs during the next three years. Tenneco’s new Clean Air manufacturing plant…