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Addiction treatment company Spero Health continues to expand

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood-based addiction treatment company Spero Health continues to expand. Last week, the company announced that it opened a new clinic in Indianapolis and hired a medical director for the state. That clinic is scheduled to open on March 1. On Wednesday, the company announced that it had opened a new location

By | 2019-02-07T21:02:34+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Comments Off on Addiction treatment company Spero Health continues to expand

3M completes $1 billion deal to purchase part of Franklin tech company

By MATT BLOIS The Minnesota manufacturing company 3M finalized a $1 billion deal to purchase part of the Franklin tech company M*Modal earlier this month. 3M makes a wide variety of products including adhesive tapes, sandpaper, face wipes and scissors. The massive company has a hand in at least a dozen different industries including health

By | 2019-02-06T21:33:29+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on 3M completes $1 billion deal to purchase part of Franklin tech company

Williamson County legislators tell chamber they want to change school funding and improve infrastructure

By MATT BLOIS State legislators from Williamson County told a group at a Williamson Inc. event on Tuesday morning they want to change the way Tennessee funds public schools. State Sen. Jack Johnson also said he expects the 2020 census will require the state to redraw Williamson County’s political districts due to rapid growth. Representative

By | 2019-02-05T21:57:50+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: |Comments Off on Williamson County legislators tell chamber they want to change school funding and improve infrastructure

Brentwood company is building a high-tech home to be featured in ‘House Beautiful’

A rendering of the home Castle Homes will build for House Beautiful Magazine. // Image courtesy of Castle Homes By MATT BLOIS A Brentwood company is building a high-tech home that will be featured in in a home decor and design magazine later this year. Castle Homes, a custom home builder based in Brentwood, is

By | 2019-02-04T22:58:25+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured|Tags: |Comments Off on Brentwood company is building a high-tech home to be featured in ‘House Beautiful’

Tractor Supply reports record sales for 2018 and expects to do even better in 2019

By MATT BLOIS Tractor Supply Company reported record high sales for its fiscal year 2018, but the company expects to do even better in 2019. On Thursday morning the company announced its financial results for its 2018 fiscal year. The company reported total sales of $7.91 billion in 2018, an increase of about 9 percent

By | 2019-01-31T19:20:14+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Tractor Supply reports record sales for 2018 and expects to do even better in 2019

Brentwood addiction treatment company expands to Indianapolis, hires regional medical director

Darrin Mangiacarne will be Spero's central Indiana medical director. He will oversee the launch and growth of clinics in the area. / Photo courtesy of Spero By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood addiction treatment company Spero has expanded to Indianapolis, and has hired a medical director for the central part of the state. Spero formed in

By | 2019-01-31T18:56:41+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Brentwood addiction treatment company expands to Indianapolis, hires regional medical director

Williamson County businesses say hiring people with disabilities improves workplace culture, employment rate

PHOTO: Seth Jackson and Maddie Wolfe, who attended Williamson County Schools, work at a Tazikis restaurant in Williamson County in 2017. / WCS InFocus By MATT BLOIS Representatives from several Williamson County companies say that hiring people with disabilities makes the world a better place, but also helps their bottom line. Williamson Inc. hosted an event

By | 2019-01-30T00:48:15+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Williamson County businesses say hiring people with disabilities improves workplace culture, employment rate

Memphis college students bring handyman business to Nashville

A student worker for QuickFix helps assemble a chair. // Photo courtesy of QuickFix By MATT BLOIS A group of students and recent graduates from Memphis is bringing an on-demand handyman service to Nashville. In the fall of 2017 Ben Siegel, a senior at Rhodes College, started knocking on doors in Memphis with two college

By | 2019-01-30T00:04:49+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Memphis college students bring handyman business to Nashville

Nissan is offering buyouts to some employees in Franklin as the company reduces its U.S. workforce

By MATT BLOIS Nissan is offering buyouts to some employees its North American headquarters in Franklin as the company reduces the size of its workforce in the United States. The buyouts are for employees that aren’t involved in vehicle manufacturing, such as employees at the Franklin headquarters. The company didn’t want to reveal how many

By | 2019-01-29T20:53:36+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Nissan is offering buyouts to some employees in Franklin as the company reduces its U.S. workforce

Women dominate the Nashville marathon, and retail sales at local running stores

The start during the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Nashville on April 28, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. // Photo by Donald Miralle used courtesy of Rock 'n' Roll Marathon By MATT BLOIS The company organizing the Nashville marathon expects about 30,000 people to participate in one of its races taking place in April, and

By | 2019-01-28T21:40:57+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Women dominate the Nashville marathon, and retail sales at local running stores