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Mitsubishi announcement comes amid ribbon cuttings and optimism

Governor and Williamson Inc. both played a role in Mitsubishi’s decision to relocated to Franklin By MATT BLOIS, JOHN MCBRYDE and ALEXANDER WILLIS After his second ribbon cutting of the day and an announcement that Japanese auto maker Mitsubishi is moving its North American headquarters from California to Franklin, Mayor Ken Moore reacted with understatement.

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New Franklin Transit Authority app aims to make it easier to get around town

By JOHN McBRYDE Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced at the Williamson, Inc. Transportation Summit on Thursday that the Franklin Transit Authority has released a new app that users can download immediately to help make taking the bus in Franklin a more efficient process. Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced news about the Franklin Transit app

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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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A Brentwood health care company wants to expand access to medication for addiction treatment in jail

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood health care company Corizon hopes to make medication assisted treatment more easily available for people addicted to opioids in jails and prisons. Corizon is a private company that provides health care to more than 300 prisons and jails in 22 states. With more than 220,000 patients, the company is one

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ADA compliance in Brentwood has $700,000 price tag across multi-year improvements plan

PHOTO: Truncated domes are seen at the corner of East Park Drive and Maryland Way on April 17 in Brentwood, Tenn. / Photo by Rachael Long By RACHAEL LONG  The City of Brentwood is setting off on a project to make Brentwood more accessible to the disabled community. To that end, city staff have budgeted

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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

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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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Blackburn and Klobuchar jointly ask FTC to step up on online privacy and security

Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) asked the Federal Trade Commission on Monday to address concerns regarding potential privacy, data security, and antitrust violations involving online platforms. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn. In a letter to commissioners, Blackburn and Klobuchar noted the rapid advances of technology

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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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Legislative update event looks a lot like a town hall, but with more state troopers

Several State Troopers, as well as officers from the Franklin Police Department and the Columbia State Community College Department of Public Safety showed up to the Williamson Inc. legislative update on Friday morning. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS The first Williamson Inc. legislative update on Friday morning event ran much like the chamber’s

By | 2019-03-29T19:17:38-05:00 March 29th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Legislative update event looks a lot like a town hall, but with more state troopers