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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

By | 2019-01-18T04:14:19+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on County Commission approves $18 million for administration complex improvements, construction beginning in February

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

By | 2019-01-16T20:13:49+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Mignon’s manager to open new boutique Aly & Sy with ‘Brentwood feel’

PGM Properties buys 17-acres in Nolensville for Burkitt Commons Phase II

By RACHAEL LONG More development is coming to the Nolensville area, after PGM Properties recently announced its acquisition of a 17-acre tract near the corner of Burkitt Road and Nolensville Pike, just north of town. Director of property management for PGM Diane Adcock said the land will be near the company’s existing 36,500 square-foot retail

By | 2019-01-09T20:42:17+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured, Nolensville|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on PGM Properties buys 17-acres in Nolensville for Burkitt Commons Phase II

Sunday wine sales to begin Jan. 6 in Tennessee grocery stores

By BLAKE STEWART For the first time in state history, Tennessee residents will be able to purchase wine while grocery shopping on Sunday. Earlier in the year, Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill to allow wine and liquor sales on Sunday. Since April, liquor stores have been able to be open seven days a week,

By | 2018-12-31T03:08:33+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sunday wine sales to begin Jan. 6 in Tennessee grocery stores

Five things a money manager wants you to know about college savings

By MATT BLOIS This fall, students from all over Williamson County packed clothes into trash bags, filled a milk crate full of books and drove off to college, leaving their crying parents behind. It’s a time-honored tradition—one that involves multiple trips to Target and teaching teenagers how to wash their laundry. It also requires a

By | 2018-09-10T01:23:58+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Five things a money manager wants you to know about college savings

Gender pay gap is markedly bigger in Williamson County than the rest of Tennessee

By MATT BLOIS Women in Williamson County make far less money than men do. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau in 2016, a typical adult woman working full time makes 63 percent as much as an adult man working full time. Women make less money than men in almost every

By | 2018-07-19T14:00:47+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: BW-Money, BW-News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Gender pay gap is markedly bigger in Williamson County than the rest of Tennessee

Franklin looks at updating code to give food trucks more leeway

PHOTO: Masses turned out to sample from  more than 30 food trucks at the Eat the Street Festival at Franklin’s Bicentennial Park on Friday, May 4, 2018.//Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER In early May, Tiny Little Donuts owner Mark Mogul said he came to his Airstream trailer one day, only to discover he had been

By | 2018-06-15T04:22:38+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Franklin looks at updating code to give food trucks more leeway

Forbes and Barron’s top-ranked CapWealth Advisors take holistic approach to wealth management

PHOTO: Timothy J. Pagliara is the founder, chairman and CEO of CapWealth Advisors, a wealth management firm he founded in Franklin in 2000. / Peyton Hoge Photography By BROOKE WANSER Inside a Cool Springs office off Meridian Boulevard sits one of Williamson County’s lesser-known power players: CapWealth Advisors, a wealth management firm consistently ranked among

By | 2018-05-31T11:15:56+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Forbes and Barron’s top-ranked CapWealth Advisors take holistic approach to wealth management

Cool Springs Three Franklin Park development still in planning phase, will break ground this fall

PHOTO: Rendering of the Three Franklin Park development in Cool Springs. / Photo courtesy of Duda Paine Architects LLP BY RUSSELL VANNOZZI One and Two Franklin Park in Cool Springs currently house thousands of employees from companies like Franklin American Mortgage, HCA and Schneider Electric, among others. But the mixed-use development that also includes a

By | 2018-05-29T04:28:42+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cool Springs Three Franklin Park development still in planning phase, will break ground this fall

At town hall, local leaders dig into State of City, Franklin’s ranking as fastest growing city in state

PHOTO: Williamson, Inc. President and CEO Matt Largen, left, joined Franklin Mayor Ken Moore, City Administrator Eric Stuckey, and Williamson, Inc. government affairs Director Kel McDowell for a town hall at Columbia State Community College on Friday, May 25, 2018. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER During a regularly scheduled town hall event, Franklin’s mayor

By | 2018-05-25T22:39:57+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on At town hall, local leaders dig into State of City, Franklin’s ranking as fastest growing city in state