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Buying a median-price home here now requires $55,656 income

What kind of income do you need to buy a median-priced home in the Nashville area? According to HSH.com, the Nashville-area median is $263,200. You'll need to make $55,656.60 to make the $1,298.65 monthly payment to service a 4.66% interest mortgage and the escrow after a 20 percent down payment. That Nashville-area average, which includes adjacent rural

By | 2018-08-17T17:27:45+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Comments Off on Buying a median-price home here now requires $55,656 income

Inc. magazine once again recognizes A. Marshall Hospitality for rapid growth

A. Marshall Hospitality, the family-owned, Franklin-based company with 12 restaurants and hospitality concepts across the state, has been named one of Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing private companies in America for the fifth year in a row. With 750 employees and a 23 percent increase in revenues from 2016 to 2017, A. Marshall Hospitality is among six food and beverage

By | 2018-08-17T21:27:01+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Inc. magazine once again recognizes A. Marshall Hospitality for rapid growth

Float therapy, infrared sauna studio coming to Cool Springs next month

By BROOKE WANSER When a floatation therapy studio opens in September, the business will join a crew of health and wellness-focused businesses in the McEwen shopping center anchored by Whole Foods Market. Pure Sweat + Float Studio will be the first float therapy studio in Franklin, though nationwide chain True REST Float Spa is set

By | 2018-08-17T18:20:11+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Float therapy, infrared sauna studio coming to Cool Springs next month

U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Blackburn in Senate race

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday announced its endorsement of Marsha Blackburn for U.S. Senate.  "Marsha Blackburn is the best candidate to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate, " Rob Engstrom, senior vice president and national political director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said in making the announcement. "Marsha has a strong record of

By | 2018-08-15T17:25:04+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Election 2018, More News|Comments Off on U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Blackburn in Senate race

Vanderbilt ranked among top 20 hospitals in annual U.S. News rankings

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Vanderbilt University Medical Center was one of 20 hospitals nationwide this week to earn ‘Honor Roll’ status in the U.S. News and World Report 2018-2019 ranking of ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’ Vanderbilt, which operates the Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital Vanderbilt Franklin, as well as clinics and specialty practices in Brentwood, Franklin, Nolensville

By | 2018-08-14T15:45:16+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News, Featured|Comments Off on Vanderbilt ranked among top 20 hospitals in annual U.S. News rankings

Governor’s Foundation sets regional meetings to confront health threats

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives through its Healthier Tennessee® initiative, on Monday announced a series of roundtable events to examine the growing economic consequences of poor health in Tennessee. “These roundtable events will engage community and business leaders in a

By | 2018-08-13T19:24:38+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Governor’s Foundation sets regional meetings to confront health threats

Local business feeling the brunt of U.S. labor shortage

PHOTO: Dunkin' Donuts in Brentwood is one of the many area business currently looking for workers. // RUSSELL VANNOZZI By RUSSELL VANNOZZI If you’re hoping to find employment in Williamson County, you likely won’t be looking for long. With unemployment near an all-time low of three percent in the county, businesses are scrambling to find

By | 2018-08-10T22:34:46+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Local business feeling the brunt of U.S. labor shortage

Career profile: PEDIGREE Foundation director lives her passion at work

ABOVE: Deb Fair. // Photo by Mandy Whitley Photography By TRESA HALBROOKS Deb Fair is the Executive Director of PEDIGREE Foundation, a 501(c)3 grant-making organization dedicated to helping dogs in need find their forever homes. She is responsible for leading the development and strategic planning with the board of directors, focusing on donor recruitment, building shelter and rescue

By | 2018-08-10T17:49:09+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, STYLE - CAREER, STYLE - GIVING|Comments Off on Career profile: PEDIGREE Foundation director lives her passion at work

50-hour pharmacy technician program is accepting registration now

COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Columbia State Community College’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development is offering the “Pharmacy Technician Program” at the Willimsom Campus beginning Oct. 23. Classes will take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9:30 p.m. through Dec. 13. The comprehensive 50-hour program prepares students to work as a pharmacy technician in retail or other pharmacy settings and to

By | 2018-08-09T19:28:49+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on 50-hour pharmacy technician program is accepting registration now

Vanderbilt beefs up Bone & Joint staff following departures to new practice

Following the departure of 13 of the 20 doctors at Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Franklin, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has re-staffed the clinic with 20 new providers, extended its hours and added pediatric services. "Vanderbilt Orthopaedics has now brought its brand of nationally recognized specialists in  musculoskeletal care from downtown Nashville to Franklin directly,” said Herb Schwartz, MD,

By | 2018-08-09T15:39:31+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Vanderbilt beefs up Bone & Joint staff following departures to new practice