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Soon to be third-largest performance venue in Middle Tennessee, Graystone Quarry Amphitheater, partners with Live Nation for future shows

PHOTO: A rendition of the completed Amphitheater / Photo courtesy of Nancy McEachern BY ALEXANDER WILLIS Graystone Quarry in Thompson’s Station has partnered with the events promoter and venue operator Live Nation for future musical performances and events, as revealed in a press release made public on Thursday. PHOTO: Rendition of the Graystone Quarry, along

By | 2019-02-08T17:54:01+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Soon to be third-largest performance venue in Middle Tennessee, Graystone Quarry Amphitheater, partners with Live Nation for future shows

More than $37 million to be paid to Spring Hill GM workers this month from profit sharing

By ALEXANDER WILLIS General Motors had a strong performance in 2018, reporting on Wednesday an adjusted income, before interest and taxes, of $10.8 billion in North America. As part of an ongoing agreement between General Motors and the United Automobile Workers (UAW), the company has announced that 46,500 of its hourly employees will receive up

By | 2019-02-06T21:14:34+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on More than $37 million to be paid to Spring Hill GM workers this month from profit sharing

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

Nashville Predators marketing team shares secrets to dramatic turnaround

PHOTO: Vice President of corporate partnerships for the Nashville Predators, Delmar Smith, shares the methods that led to the team's huge success in recent years Friday morning in Franklin./ / Photo by Alexander Willis BY ALEXANDER WILLIS After a decade of uncertainty, leadership changes and poor ticket sales, the Nashville Predators have made a complete

By | 2019-02-01T20:33:39+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Nashville Predators marketing team shares secrets to dramatic turnaround

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

General Motors CEO announces additional $22 million for Spring Hill plant during Cadillac XT6 reveal

PHOTO: The new Cadillac XT6 being driven up to the stage during its unveiling Thursday in Spring Hill./ / Photo by Alexander Willis By ALEXANDER WILLIS General Motors officially unveiled the new Cadillac XT6 Thursday during a reveal celebration at the General Motors plant in Spring Hill, where CEO of the company Mary Barra announced

By | 2019-01-24T23:49:08+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on General Motors CEO announces additional $22 million for Spring Hill plant during Cadillac XT6 reveal

December shows continued drops in unemployment for most counties

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT More than three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced a drop in unemployment during December 2018 according to data released today by Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Dr. Jeff McCord. Seventy-six counties saw a decrease in unemployment in December; the rate remained

By | 2019-01-24T21:54:13+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on December shows continued drops in unemployment for most counties

Analysis: A shift and special election that cast Nashville, not Washington, as the prime villain

By JACKSON BAKER Within the next week, the official anointment of a successor in a single political office will have underscored a profound geographical shift in state-government influence. And no, we’re not speaking of the inauguration of Middle Tennessean Bill Lee as governor of Tennessee, although Lee’s assumption of gubernatorial power, more than arguably, reinforces

By | 2019-01-21T16:35:03+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on Analysis: A shift and special election that cast Nashville, not Washington, as the prime villain

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

County Commission approves $18 million for administration complex improvements, construction beginning in February

By ALEXANDER WILLIS Major improvements to the Williamson County Administration Complex, along with ten other county facilities such as the Longview Rec Center in Spring Hill and the Brentwood Indoor Sports Complex, will begin in February. At their Tuesday night meeting, the Williamson County Commission voted unanimously to approve the spending of nearly $18 million

By | 2019-01-18T04:14:19+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on County Commission approves $18 million for administration complex improvements, construction beginning in February