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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

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O’More campus renamed "Franklin Grove," reclaiming 1830s heritage

ABOVE: The ca. 1897 Berry (Fleming-Farrah) Mansion sits in the location of the Hines family home. // FILE PHOTO   The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has announced the new name of the former O’More College of Design campus will be Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, paying homage to the property’s origins as the campus

By | 2019-03-26T22:36:38+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, More News|Comments Off on O’More campus renamed "Franklin Grove," reclaiming 1830s heritage

Spring Hill leaders discuss raising development fees by roughly 500 percent

BY ALEXANDER WILLIS The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed Monday night implementing an update to the cities development fees which could increase by more than 500 percent in some cases, surpassing all of Brentwood’s current development fee amounts. The proposal comes amidst continued discussions among city leaders as to how the city

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Town hall moderator apologizes for heavy handedness; sexual assault survivor hopes to see action

By MATT BLOIS The moderator of a town hall who told a survivor of sexual assault that her questions for state legislators weren’t appreciated apologized this week for being heavy handed in his response. Following the apology, the woman who confronted legislators said she hopes to see some action to incorporate dissenting viewpoints at future

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