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Williamson County’s legislative delegation has lots of power, but can’t promise the moon

Moderator Dave Crouch interviews (from left to right) Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson, Speaker of the House Glen Casada and Representative Sam Whitson. Representative Brandon Ogles, not pictured, also was on the panel. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Williamson County's delegation in the state legislature will have a lot of power this year,

By | 2019-01-18T17:34:28+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: |Comments Off on Williamson County’s legislative delegation has lots of power, but can’t promise the moon

Commercial developments that are changing the face of Cool Springs

By MATT BLOIS Franklin developer SouthStar’s plan to build hundreds of homes and thousands of square feet of office space on the Cool Springs Property located at the southwest corner of McEwen Drive and Carothers Parkway is just the latest in a series of large, mixed-use developments in the area. With several developers, changes in

By | 2019-01-18T04:01:44+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Tags: , |Comments Off on Commercial developments that are changing the face of Cool Springs

Ovation developer must repay loan by June to avoid foreclosure; others continue to build

By MATT BLOIS One of the developers of the Ovation project in Cool Springs has about four months to repay his creditors to avoid foreclosure. The Georgia based company Thomas Ovation LLC, which is developing about half of the Ovation project, filed for bankruptcy in October 2018. The company is owned by Stanley Thomas. Thomas owes his

By | 2019-01-16T21:00:55+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured|Tags: |Comments Off on Ovation developer must repay loan by June to avoid foreclosure; others continue to build

SouthStar plans to build more hotels, more office space and hundreds of homes across from Ovation

Many of the new buildings in the development will be 12 stories tall. / Image courtesy of City of Franklin By MATT BLOIS A Franklin developer is planning to build several new hotels, more office space and hundreds of homes near the Ovation development in Cool Springs. The project is located on the corner

By | 2019-01-15T20:51:47+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Real-Estate, Featured|Comments Off on SouthStar plans to build more hotels, more office space and hundreds of homes across from Ovation

Delek will consolidate sales from several companies under one new subsidiary

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood-based energy company Delek plans to consolidate the activities from several of  its subsidiaries into one newly formed subsidiary. In a press release, Chief Commercial Officer Avigal Soreq said combining the companies would streamline business for customers and suppliers. “Following a series of acquisitions, customers and suppliers were previously working with

By | 2019-01-15T20:04:22+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Delek will consolidate sales from several companies under one new subsidiary

Legislators will discuss how the current legislative session could affect Williamson County at town hall on Friday

Williamson County Representative Glen Casada was sworn in as Speaker of the House earlier this year. / File photo By MATT BLOIS Legislators from Williamson County will talk about how the 2019 legislative session could affect the county, at a town hall event on Friday hosted by Williamson Inc.  The panel will feature Speaker of

By | 2019-01-14T20:44:11+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, More News|Comments Off on Legislators will discuss how the current legislative session could affect Williamson County at town hall on Friday

Co-defendant in a kickback scheme tied to a Brentwood healthcare company pleads guilty

By MATT BLOIS A co-defendant in a case about a kickback scheme allegedly involving a Brentwood healthcare company pleaded guilty to charges of fraud in federal court this week. Brenda Montgomery was the owner of a medical devices company based in Camden, Tennessee. The U.S. Attorney’s Office has accused her of participating in a kickback

By | 2019-01-09T18:07:13+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Co-defendant in a kickback scheme tied to a Brentwood healthcare company pleads guilty

Quorum won’t have to pay disputed payments to Community Health Systems

By MATT BLOIS Quorum Health won’t have to pay millions of dollars in disputed payments to Community Health Systems following a determination by an arbitration panel. CHS spun off Quorum in April 2016, housing nearly 40 of its hospitals in smaller communities under the new company’s umbrella. At the time, the two companies signed agreements

By | 2019-01-08T18:47:27+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Quorum won’t have to pay disputed payments to Community Health Systems

LOOK AHEAD 2019: More businesses looking to relocate to Williamson County

Highwoods is developing the Mars Petcare headquarters building, the only vertical construction going on at Ovation. // WILLIAMSON, INC. By MATT BLOIS Courting large businesses and trying convince them to move to Williamson County is an important way that the Williamson County Chamber of commerce tries to bolster the area’s economy. In 2018, Williamson Inc.

By | 2018-12-27T03:58:12+00:00 December 27th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LOOK AHEAD 2019: More businesses looking to relocate to Williamson County

A Franklin business hopes to sell its shirts to gun owners and world travelers

By MATT BLOIS A new Franklin business hopes to sell a dress shirt to gun owners who want a more comfortable way to carry a gun, and world travelers carrying passports, boarding passes and wallets. David Bowers, the founder of Truly Innovations, created the shirt after a coworker complained that he had to dress like

By | 2018-12-20T04:58:44+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, More News|Tags: |Comments Off on A Franklin business hopes to sell its shirts to gun owners and world travelers