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Williamson Inc. endorses bills to support school funding, historic preservation and carpool lane enforcement

By MATT BLOIS At a meeting on March 14, the Williamson Inc. Board of Directors voted to support several bills moving through the state legislature. In a press release, the group says it believes these bills will have a positive impact on Williamson County’s business community. “We look forward to working with and supporting our

By | 2019-03-25T20:49:03+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Williamson Inc. endorses bills to support school funding, historic preservation and carpool lane enforcement

Tivity CEO Donato Tramuto gets new compensation package with Nutrisystems acquisition

By GEERT DELOMBAERDE NashvillePost.com Tivity Health CEO Donato Tramuto last week signed a new, higher-paying contract with the fitness programs marketer, which early this month completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of weight management company Nutrisystem. Tramuto, who has led Tivity — the former Healthways — since the fall of 2015, is now being paid a

By | 2019-03-25T20:51:17+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Tivity CEO Donato Tramuto gets new compensation package with Nutrisystems acquisition

Harpeth Square crane will depart from downtown Franklin skyline this week

The tower crane that has loomed above downtown Franklin's Harpeth Square project between 1st and 2nd Avenue North has served its purpose and is leaving Franklin's skyline the end of this week. Traffic will be rerouted to accommodate the dismantling project. Beginning at noon on Friday, March 29, through Saturday, March 30, 2019, Main Street adjacent to

By | 2019-03-25T22:29:50+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured|Comments Off on Harpeth Square crane will depart from downtown Franklin skyline this week

With more than 1,000 marriages each year, weddings are big business in Williamson County

Before opening, the owners of Graystone Quarry had to remove 900 tons of trash from the site. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Rick and Nancy McEachern spent months cleaning what used to be a dump in Thompson’s Station before they built their wedding venue, including a chapel and an event space. The property,

By | 2019-03-25T18:28:43+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on With more than 1,000 marriages each year, weddings are big business in Williamson County

Optimism sparks modest improvement in Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY Results from the most recent Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey by MTSU indicate consumers’ outlook on the economy has improved modestly following a steady decline from an all-time high this time last year. The Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index improved to 169 from 159 in December, reports the Office of Consumer Research in

By | 2019-03-22T21:41:39+00:00 March 24th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Optimism sparks modest improvement in Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey

Tractor Supply Paper Clover event raises millions for scholarships for 4-H youth

TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is gearing up for its Spring Paper Clover event, a semi-annual fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth. Donations from the program provide opportunities for youth to attend enriching camps, conferences and other developmental programs across the country.

By | 2019-03-20T23:11:44+00:00 March 23rd, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Tractor Supply Paper Clover event raises millions for scholarships for 4-H youth

Fridrich & Clark adds three agents to Brentwood real estate office

Fridrich & Clark Realty announced today the addition of Realtors Addy Biggers, Anna Buckley and Chelsea Swift to the firm, according to Steve Fridrich, broker and managing partner. Addy Biggers Anna Buckley Chelsea Swift Biggers, Buckley and Swift are based in the company’s Brentwood office, with Biggers working as

By | 2019-03-22T20:09:31+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Comments Off on Fridrich & Clark adds three agents to Brentwood real estate office

New MTSU Tourism and Hospitality Management program will launch in the fall

ABOVE: MTSU student Will Mitchell, right, is pictured inside Embassy Suites Murfreesboro, where he also works, in this recent promotional photo for the university’s new Tourism and Hospitality Management degree program. MTSU’s program launches in fall 2019. // MTSU photo by Eric Sutton   MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY Middle Tennessee State University officials on Thursday

By | 2019-03-21T21:07:36+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on New MTSU Tourism and Hospitality Management program will launch in the fall

0.1 percent drop in unemployment for February brings state to new record low

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February, according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2 percent is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the previous historic low.

By | 2019-03-21T20:46:27+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on 0.1 percent drop in unemployment for February brings state to new record low

A new website aims to bring physical and occupational therapists to patients

By MATT BLOIS Instead of asking patients to drive across town to a therapist’s office, a new company hopes to bring therapists to patients. The website Enablr launched this week. The company was created by Kyle Keene, who also created the therapy company Project Play, which has locations in Nashville, Nolensville and Franklin. Patients looking for

By | 2019-03-21T18:06:31+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on A new website aims to bring physical and occupational therapists to patients