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Army partnership with Lee Company guarantees a job interview upon honorable discharge

Lee Company will officially become the newest member of the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program during a Jan. 24 ceremony. Lee Company will officially be one of more than 500 civilian employers to join the program since its inception in 2000. The PaYS program matches new enlistees with companies that hire employees with specific military skills,

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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,

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Unemployment claims by federal workers approaching 900 in Tennessee

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT The number of federal employees applying for Tennessee unemployment insurance benefits has more than doubled during the last 10 days as the partial shutdown of the United States government moves into its fourth week. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s (TDLWD) Unemployment Security Division processed 400

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Commercial developments that are changing the face of Cool Springs

By MATT BLOIS Franklin developer SouthStar’s plan to build hundreds of homes and thousands of square feet of office space on the Cool Springs Property located at the southwest corner of McEwen Drive and Carothers Parkway is just the latest in a series of large, mixed-use developments in the area. With several developers, changes in

By | 2019-01-18T04:01:44+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Tags: , |Comments Off on Commercial developments that are changing the face of Cool Springs

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

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Ovation developer must repay loan by June to avoid foreclosure; others continue to build

By MATT BLOIS One of the developers of the Ovation project in Cool Springs has about four months to repay his creditors to avoid foreclosure. The Georgia based company Thomas Ovation LLC, which is developing about half of the Ovation project, filed for bankruptcy in October 2018. The company is owned by Stanley Thomas. Thomas owes his

By | 2019-01-16T21:00:55+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured|Tags: |Comments Off on Ovation developer must repay loan by June to avoid foreclosure; others continue to build

Mignon’s manager to open new boutique Aly & Sy with ‘Brentwood feel’

By RACHAEL LONG / Photos by Rachael Long Those saddened by the news of Mignon’s & Urban Hillbilly retirement closing are in for some good news. Mignon’s longtime store manager Alyssa Coffman says she’s opening a new boutique in the same location, called Aly & Sy. Named after her 12-year old daughter, Sy, Coffman said

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Franklin Financial announces termination of regulatory Memorandum of Understanding

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE: FSB), the parent company of Franklin Synergy Bank (the "Bank"), on Tuesday announced that its banking regulators have terminated, effective as of January 14, 2019, the Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") previously entered into with the Bank in November 2016 that questioned some of the bank's policies and practices. "Following

By | 2019-01-15T23:27:16+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on Franklin Financial announces termination of regulatory Memorandum of Understanding

Delek will consolidate sales from several companies under one new subsidiary

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood-based energy company Delek plans to consolidate the activities from several of  its subsidiaries into one newly formed subsidiary. In a press release, Chief Commercial Officer Avigal Soreq said combining the companies would streamline business for customers and suppliers. “Following a series of acquisitions, customers and suppliers were previously working with

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New leaders at Deer Run Camp in Thompson’s Station part of strategic plan for growth

Deer Run Camps & Retreats in Thompson’s Station,  a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nondenominational Christian ministry, has promoted April Kuykendall as Chief Operating Officer and has hired Walt Ward as Chief Financial Officer. Each reflects Deer Run’s move towards focusing on a five-year strategic plan known as the “momentum strategy.” The strategy outlines new priority areas and goals for the

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