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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

By | 2019-03-08T20:30:46+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on Spring Hill leaders discuss raising development fees by roughly 500 percent

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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Franklin lawyer chosen to lead TDEC’s Bureau of Environment

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers today announced the appointment of Gregory T. Young of Franklin as deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Environment.  Young replaces Tisha Calabrese Benton, who became vice chancellor for communications for the University of Tennessee in December.  “Greg Young has vast experience in numerous environmental issues, and

By | 2019-02-19T21:38:15+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, More News|Comments Off on Franklin lawyer chosen to lead TDEC’s Bureau of Environment

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

Grilled Cheeserie expected to open this spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin

ABOVE: The long line at the Grilled Cheeserie food truck at the Eat the Street festival in Franklin last spring attests to the cuisine's popularity. / File photo By JOHN McBRYDE Work has been under way for some time on the new downtown Franklin location of the Grilled Cheeserie restaurant, with an opening expected later

By | 2019-02-02T03:08:04+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Community, Featured, Food + Drink, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Grilled Cheeserie expected to open this spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin

Former Brentwood CEO returned to Nashville, faces charges in multi-million dollar investment scheme

By RACHAEL LONG A former Brentwood CEO appeared before a U.S. Magistrate in Nashville Monday after his capture in Jacksonville, Florida earlier this month, according to U.S. Attorney Don Cochran. Cochran, for the Middle District of Tennessee, said in a press release that George David George of Franklin faces several charges, many dating back to

By | 2019-01-30T19:53:12+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Categories: Brentwood, BW-News, Featured, More News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Former Brentwood CEO returned to Nashville, faces charges in multi-million dollar investment scheme

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

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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

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