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Focus on computer science, coding, builds student interest from Kindergarten to career

By MELISSA HAMBRICK Williamson County students and students from all over the world this week have been celebrating the 112th birthday of a woman they may not have ever heard of, but who influences their daily lives and might even shape their futures. Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of Admiral

By | 2018-12-05T18:08:32+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on Focus on computer science, coding, builds student interest from Kindergarten to career

Many retailers offer affordable gift wrapping online, others do it free in stores

Offers.com Although in-store services have been decreasing in popularity, a number of major retailers still host gift-wrapping stations in their stores and many are now offering the service online as well. Here are the national stores offering free and affordable gift wrapping this year: Amazon: Items fulfilled by Amazon can be shipped in gift wrap or gift

By | 2018-12-05T15:37:21+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, STYLE - NEED TO KNOW|Comments Off on Many retailers offer affordable gift wrapping online, others do it free in stores

Petra Coach wins Executive of the Year, small company, in The Best in Biz Awards

Petra Coach, a Franklin-based business coaching and training company, has won gold for Executive of the Year in the small companies category of The Best in Biz Awards. Since 2011, winners in Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on scoring from independent judging panels deliberately composed each year of prominent editors and reporters from respected newspapers,

By | 2018-11-30T21:16:16+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Petra Coach wins Executive of the Year, small company, in The Best in Biz Awards

Prison operator CoreCivic will move headquarters to Brentwood after selling Green Hills property for $12.6M

 Staff Reports Virginia Springs, a new pair of Class A office buildings on Virginia Way in Brentwood, is in the final phases of construction and is awaiting the Nashville-based prison management company CoreCivic Inc., as a tenant. The company has sold its Green Hills property for $12.6 million and will relocate to Brentwood’s new Virginia

By | 2018-11-30T21:13:36+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Comments Off on Prison operator CoreCivic will move headquarters to Brentwood after selling Green Hills property for $12.6M

Wilson Bank & Trust opens first Williamson County office in Cool Springs

Wilson Bank & Trust announced the hiring of a trio of financial services veterans to lead its first Williamson County office in Cool Springs, which will open its doors to the public December 3 at 9200 Carothers Parkway, near the Franklin/Brentwood boundary. “This is an exciting time for us as we expand into Williamson County,

By | 2018-11-30T20:19:30+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on Wilson Bank & Trust opens first Williamson County office in Cool Springs

Finnleys opens second location on 8th Avenue in Nashville

The original Finnleys is in Downtown Franklin. //PHOTO VIA GOOGLE EARTH   The popular fine clothing and accessories shop, Finnleys in Historic Downtown Franklin, has expanded into the Gulch district in Nashville. The new location is at 601 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, surrounded by businesses such as Uncommon James, The Chef and I and other hot

By | 2018-11-28T22:13:19+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Finnleys opens second location on 8th Avenue in Nashville

Prison health care company Corizon sheds $100 million in debt

ABOVE: Corizon Health's headquarters is in Maryland Farms. // GOOGLE EARTH IMAGE By Geert De Lombaerde NashvillePost.com Corizon CEO Steve Rector Prison health care provider Corizon Health has received a $100 million vote of confidence from its owners about a year and a half after being taken over. Executives with the Brentwood-based company on

By | 2018-11-28T15:30:16+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Prison health care company Corizon sheds $100 million in debt

For public companies in Williamson County, federal tax cuts helped

By MATT BLOIS In the third quarter of 2018, some public companies in Williamson County felt a boost from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress last year. That has helped companies, such as Tractor Supply Company and Delek Industries achieve strong financial results so far this year. The Home Page spoke with

By | 2018-11-28T22:08:20+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on For public companies in Williamson County, federal tax cuts helped

Pork Belly Farmhouse aims to bring upscale dining experience to old Nolensville

ABOVE: Roasted Pork Belly- Cast iron mac and cheese, spicy green beans, garlic herb jus.    Restaurateurs Chris Chwirut and Kristian Morgan announced the debut of Pork Belly Farmhouse, their new, upscale restaurant in historic downtown Nolensville. Kristian Morgan The 150-seat restaurant at 7263 Nolensville Road specializes in contemporary southern cuisine, with Morgan serving as Executive Chef.

By | 2018-11-28T20:20:53+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured|Comments Off on Pork Belly Farmhouse aims to bring upscale dining experience to old Nolensville

GM’s upcoming cuts, closures spare Spring Hill

NashvillePost.com General Motors executives announced Monday they plan to save $6 billion by the end of 2020 by laying off of up to 14,000 manufacturing and white-collar jobs. The move includes ending production at five U.S. factories, but the company’s large Spring Hill assembly and engine plants are not among them. In a statement, GM

By | 2018-11-26T20:45:17+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on GM’s upcoming cuts, closures spare Spring Hill