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CoreCivic to activate a detention center in Texas as federal detentions increase

By MATT BLOIS The private prison operator CoreCivic, which plans to relocate its headquarters to Brentwood this year, will reopen a detention center in Texas later this year. The U.S. Marshals Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement expect to use the entire 1,400 bed facility. CoreCivic idled the Eden Detention Center in Eden, Texas about

By | 2019-05-23T21:16:09+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on CoreCivic to activate a detention center in Texas as federal detentions increase

Tennessee’s median home price was 6.8% higher in April 2019 than a year before

TENNESSEE REALTORS There were 7,202 single-family home closings in Tennessee in April 2019, a slight rise (+1.4%) from 7,102 in April 2018; the median home price was $235,000, up +6.8% from $220,000 a year earlier; and the number of available homes on the market decreased -14.5%, from 21,823 to 18,654, according to data compiled by Tennessee REALTORS®. “The spring season is in

By | 2019-05-23T21:56:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on Tennessee’s median home price was 6.8% higher in April 2019 than a year before

Community Health System will sell two hospitals in Florida

Community Health Systems sold two hospitals in Florida, including Lake Wales Medical Center in Lake Wales, Florida. // Photo courtesy of Lake Wales Medical Center By MATT BLOIS Community Health Systems will sell two hospitals in Florida. The hospital chain based in Franklin had 195 hospitals at the end of 2015, and now that number

By | 2019-05-23T17:34:30+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Community Health System will sell two hospitals in Florida

Advance Financial offers paid time for volunteering on "Day of Giving,"

PHOTOS: Advance Financial employees are shown at Taproot Farm in Franklin where they volunteered. // SUBMITTED Advance Financial, the Nashville-based financial services company known for quick loans, money orders, and check cashing services, held its second annual "Day of Giving" to serve over 20 organizations across the state of Tennessee, including a group that provides

By | 2019-05-23T18:33:56+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Advance Financial offers paid time for volunteering on "Day of Giving,"

Blackburn is cosponsor of bill to create small-claims copyright courts

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senator John Kennedy (R-La.) to cosponsor the Support the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2019. The legislation works to protect independent musicians and artists from the unauthorized reproduction of their creative content through the creation of small claims copyright courts. Sen. Marsha Blackburn “Nashville is

By | 2019-05-22T21:37:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Blackburn is cosponsor of bill to create small-claims copyright courts

Franklin Car Wash brand offering licensing deals and start up help for new car washes

The car wash company MILES will open two licensed locations in Colorado next year. / Photo courtesy of MILES By MATT BLOIS The Franklin Car Wash company MILES will start licensing its brand to new car washes. The first two licensed car washes will open in Colorado next year. MILES, located in Franklin, currently operates

By | 2019-05-21T21:26:30+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Franklin Car Wash brand offering licensing deals and start up help for new car washes

Medical device maker will set up headquarters in Franklin

By MATT BLOIS The medical device maker Medacta is moving its U.S. headquarters from Chicago to Franklin. The company plans to invest $2.5 million and create more than 50 jobs in Franklin over the next five years, according to a press release from the Department of Economic and Community Development. The new facility located on

By | 2019-05-21T01:43:27+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Medical device maker will set up headquarters in Franklin

American Addiction Centers reports it’s at risk of delisting from stock exchange again

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood based addiction treatment company American Addiction Centers reported  on Friday that it’s again at risk of being delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. Last week, the company received a notice that its market capitalization had fallen below $50 million. AAC will need to submit a plan to improve its

By | 2019-05-20T17:53:22+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on American Addiction Centers reports it’s at risk of delisting from stock exchange again

Teens in Williamson are working less than teens in other counties, or maybe they have Etsy stores

Drew Huffman started a mobile detailing business when he was in high school. The labor force participation rate for teens across the U.S. has been decreasing for decades. / Photo courtesy of Drew's Mobile Detail By MATT BLOIS Teens in Williamson County are less likely to join the labor force than teens in other Tennessee

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Transportation Summit will feature Colorado mayor’s transit success story

Williamson, Inc. is featuring a Transportation Summit at its Business Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The program will feature information about the South Corridor Study. The study will result in a plan that will identify and recommend a locally preferred alternative for

By | 2019-05-19T23:31:34+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Transportation Summit will feature Colorado mayor’s transit success story