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Three state agencies announce partnership to arrest alarming decline of pollinator species

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Tennessee Department of Transportation this week announced a new partnership with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to create pollinator meadows and expand a program to place beehives in state parks. The announcement coincides with National Pollinator Week, which focuses awareness on the

By | 2019-06-18T15:43:43+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Three state agencies announce partnership to arrest alarming decline of pollinator species

Invasive pest could devastate 13% of Middle Tennessee’s tree canopy in next three years

STAFF REPORTS The invasive insect responsible for the death of hundreds of millions of trees in 35 states continues to spread across Middle Tennessee. First discovered in Tennessee at a truck stop just east of Knoxville in 2010, the Emerald Ash Borer has moved west toward Nashville at an alarming pace, killing hundreds of thousands of

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Williamson’s median home price in May was $544,950, with College Grove at the high end

A total of 546 single-family homes and 35 condominiums changed hands in Williamson County last month, according to data from the Williamson County Association of Realtors. The median price of the single family homes -- with half more expensive and half sold for less -- was $544,950 , and $304,500 for the condos. The median

By | 2019-06-13T18:21:09+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Williamson’s median home price in May was $544,950, with College Grove at the high end

Experience Spring Hill event July 13 will include a career fair this year

SPRING HILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce will be adding a Career Fair to Experience Spring Hill, a popular business expo event coming up in July. The highly anticipated addition of the Career Fair, sponsored by Williamson Medical Center, will introduce local businesses that are currently hiring with members of the

By | 2019-06-07T18:30:35+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Experience Spring Hill event July 13 will include a career fair this year

Vanderbilt Poll shows Lee as popular as Haslam; suggests increasing partisanship

By Stephen Elliott NashvillePost.com The latest Vanderbilt Poll, released June 6, found rising levels of partisanship among Tennessee voters. Among the findings: Republican Gov. Bill Lee enjoys a 61 percent approval rating. The high approval is similar to that of former Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, though poll director and Vanderbilt professor John Geer notes that

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MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to increase undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory fees at its June 18 meeting. Undergraduate in-state tuition would go from $3,690 to $3,777, a 2.35% increase. Mandatory fees would go from $913 to $935, a 2.41% increase. According to information

By | 2019-05-29T22:00:36+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees

March unemployment numbers show continued strength in most counties

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Eighty of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March 2019 that is lower compared to the same time last year according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Also, in the year-to-year comparison, the rates in nine counties held steady,

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Public meeting is Monday on Williamson 2040 Comprehensive Plan guiding land use

A public meeting on work to update the Williamson County Comprehensive Plan has been set for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Ave., Franklin. The plan, known as Williamson 2040, is meant to articulate a shared vision for the future of Williamson County and set specific goals

By | 2019-04-10T18:48:44+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on Public meeting is Monday on Williamson 2040 Comprehensive Plan guiding land use

Cadillac President visits Saturn GM Plant ahead of Cadillac XT6 launch

PHOTO: Cadillac President Steve Carlisle sits in one of the pre-production Cadillac XT6's at the General Motors Spring Hill Plant on Tuesday. / Photo by Alexander Willis By ALEXANDER WILLIS Flying in from General Motors’ (GM) headquarters in Detroit, president of Cadillac Steve Carlisle came to visit the Saturn GM plant in Spring Hill Tuesday

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The start of the south corridor study follows months of data collection and previous studies

By MATT BLOIS A group of regional planning organizations officially kicked off a study last week seeking to improve transit between Maury County and downtown Nashville, but they have been preparing for the public rollout of the study for months. During the past year, the Greater Nashville Regional Council, WeGo Public Transit and The Tennessee

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