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LifePoint announces leadership team following merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners

By MATT BLOIS LifePoint Health announced the team that will lead the company after it merges with RCCH HealthCare Partners. LifePoint Health announced that it would merge with RCCH in July. An investment management firm called Apollo Global Management owns RCCH, and decided to purchase the company. The new company will be called LifePoint. When

By | 2018-10-24T22:52:17+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LifePoint announces leadership team following merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners

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

Menu Maker Catering founder sells to new owner, remains in advisory role as business expands

PHOTO: Menu Maker founder Mary Weary, left, with new creative director and owner Reiko Tate, right, stand outside their headquarters on Friday, August 31, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Last August, Mary Weary opened a brick and mortar location in Franklin for the catering company she began in her kitchen in 1992. “I’ve always had

By | 2018-09-05T17:17:54+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Menu Maker Catering founder sells to new owner, remains in advisory role as business expands

Brentwood-based Reliant Bank expanding to Murfeesboro

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood-based Reliant Bank plans to open a full-service retail branch in Murfreesboro by the end of the month. The bank is headquartered in the Cool Springs area. It already has branches in Davidson, Robertson, Sumner, Williamson, Maury and Hickman Counties. It had a loan and deposit production office in Rutherford and

By | 2018-08-22T03:40:40+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Brentwood-based Reliant Bank expanding to Murfeesboro

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

Franklin-based CKE Restaurants rolls out new brand strategy at Hardee’s in Bellevue

PHOTO: Employees of Franklin's CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., gather outside the Bellevue Hardee's for the grand reveal of the first newly branded restaurant on Friday, June 1, 2018./Brooke Wanser. By BROOKE WANSER On Friday morning, employees and strategists held a ribbon cutting at the Hardee’s in Bellevue to reveal the details behind a new national

By | 2018-06-02T00:04:06+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Franklin-based CKE Restaurants rolls out new brand strategy at Hardee’s in Bellevue

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

Franklin woman launches personal assistant company to help busy women “inJOY” motherhood

PHOTO: Tessa Robert, the founder of inJOY, a personal assistant matching company for busy mothers. / Photo courtesy of Tessa Robert By BROOKE WANSER After Tessa Robert worked both as a missionary, then as a personal assistant to a family, she discovered a common connection between the two. “I found the best way to love

By | 2018-05-24T01:35:52+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Franklin, More News, STYLE - CAREER|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Franklin woman launches personal assistant company to help busy women “inJOY” motherhood