Chamber’s Mobility Week to address congestion with creative events

August 30, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Samantha Hearn In just a few weeks the Williamson County Chamber will host a Mobility Week, where it will ask businesses in the area to participate in getting as many cars as possible off the roads during peak hours. From Sept. 12 to 16, the Chamber is partnering…

Tourism attracts 1.31 million visitors to Williamson in 2015

August 30, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Emily West In 2015, tourism numbers for Williamson County shattered records. Spending by visitors provided a $410.69 million economic impact to the county, up from $407.46 million the previous year. The total number of visitors jumped 7.1 percent to 1.31 million. Williamson County Convention & Visitor Bureau CEO…

Williamson looking at new pilot program for hard to fill positions

August 29, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Emily West It hasn’t been easy for Williamson County Schools to find the employees they need most – Spanish and special education teachers, bus drivers and food service workers – so officials are discussing new recruiting ideas. The district fights the lowest unemployment rate in the state, with few…

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…