April 2018 Around Town

On March 19, Ascend Federal Credit Union opened their branch at 782 Old Hickory Blvd., #101, next to Target in Brentwood. Ascend invites the community to explore their new location designed to make banking quick and easy. Learn more about Ascend at AscendFCU.org. Ascend is federally insured by the NCUA.

March 2018 Around Town

Online courses will be offered in four subject areas for Williamson County high school students next year.

February 2018 Around Town

“Ready-Set-Garden” is a series of seven educational presentations exploring a variety of gardening topics to help Williamson County residents learn more about successful gardening in Middle Tennessee.

January 2018 Around Town

Five city employees who collectively represent more than 152 years of service to the city all plan to retire soon. 

December 2017 Around Town

Brett Huelsman, general manager of Life Time Athletic Franklin, and his leadership team have assembled the area's top talent to lead, train and motivate members of the new premier fitness destination. Life Time Athletic Franklin, 5020 Carothers Parkway, is the company's 129th location and first of its design as an all-in-one sports, fitness, family recreation, spa and country club-style athletic resort…

November 2017 Around Town

The downtown Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square, a fun way for the entire family to kick off the holiday season, will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, December 1. The city is partnering with sponsors Williams Medical Center, Middle Tennessee Electric, Mars Petcare, Downtown Franklin Association and Spring Tree Media group to bring a…

October 2017 Around Town

The Brentwood Fire & Rescue Department Swift Water Team traveled to Houston for a six-day deployment to help with rescue efforts following Hurricane Harvey. The Brentwood Fire team was one of 91 Tennessee teams that created the Tennessee Task Force led by the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and the Tennessee Association of Fire Chiefs’ Mutual Aid Network.

September 2017 Around Town

Leadership Brentwood, a leadership development program of the Williamson County Chamber Foundation, recently announced its Class of 2018. Twenty community members were selected based on their demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to the city and the surrounding area.

August 2017 Around Town

Williamson, Inc., the chamber of commerce and office of economic development for Williamson County, has been named a winner of an industry award that recognizes communications and marketing work. Presented annually by Alexandria, Va.-based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), the Communications Excellence awards program is designed to recognize exceptional work in the areas of advertising and marketing campaigns…

July 2017 Around Town

Youth Leadership Brentwood (YLB) awarded college scholarships to three graduates during a recent Williamson, Inc. business luncheon at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The scholarship recipients are Rhea Jaisinghani and Hannah Williams, both seniors at Ravenwood High School, and Sam Christie, a Brentwood High School senior. 
Jaisinghani will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall.…