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Stormy skies didn’t deter large crowd at Harpeth Square groundbreaking ceremony

Stormy skies didn’t deter large crowd at Harpeth Square groundbreaking ceremony
By BROOKE WANSER Gray skies and looming storm clouds didn’t put a damper on the Harpeth Square ceremonial groundbreaking festivities Monday morning. Dozens of people congregated on a partially closed Second Avenue west of Main Street, to hear project developer J. Roderick Heller talk about the high-end hotel and apartment project that has taken years ...
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Local children chosen for senior community’s advertising campaign

Local children chosen for senior community’s advertising campaign
EXCEPTIONAL LIVING CENTERS Children in Maury and Williamson Counties got a chance of a lifetime, to appear in a marketing campaign for The Reserve at Spring Hill, a skilled nursing and assisted living community. The Reserve hosted a modeling contest in July for preschoolers and elementary school age children, and 81 kids from across Middle Tennessee entered the contest ...
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With new charter, bank hopes to expand focus on Williamson County

With new charter, bank hopes to expand focus on Williamson County
In a bid to expand Tennessee Bank & Trust’s focus in Williamson County, Jeff Young has been appointed as the bank’s new Williamson County Area Executive. The addition of a new role and greater focus in Williamson County follows the bank’s recent transition to an independent, local, Middle Tennessee bank. The bank opened its flagship branch in Franklin in ...
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Forum will discuss workplace divides among Millennials, Boomers

Forum will discuss workplace divides among Millennials, Boomers
NASHVILLE INSTITUTE FOR FAITH AND WORK A live case study between a Millennial senior-level manager at Lyft and a Baby Boomer senior-level manager at Adams & Reese will be part of a forum on Nov. 9, 2017 to discuss generational division at work and how managers and workers can leverage differences for more fruitful and fulfilling work. The ...
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Maury Regional adds robotic arm technology to knee, hip replacements

Maury Regional adds robotic arm technology to knee, hip replacements
Pictured above are orthopedic surgeons Scott McCall, M.D., left, and W. Cason Shirley, M.D., who will utilize the new Mako robotic arm for joint replacement surgeries. // SUBMITTED MAURY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Maury Regional Medical Center now offers robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with Stryker’s Mako System. This advanced robotic...
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Haunting indie film shot in Nashville premieres Sunday in Franklin

Haunting indie film shot in Nashville premieres Sunday in Franklin
By JUSTIN STOKES A celebration of the darkest offerings culture can bring, Halloween is a time for the shadow self to come to the surface. It’s an occasion that lets movie-goers indulge in madness, bloodshed, and thrills not normally in vogue. Just in time for the season, the Nashville-shot feature film Fogg is the story of ...
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Puckett’s Andy Marshall named state’s Restaurateur of the Year

Puckett’s Andy Marshall named state’s Restaurateur of the Year
Above: Andy Marshall poses with employee of the year Noe Martinez after receiving the restaurateur of the year trophy. // SUBMITTED  TENNESSEE HOSPITALITY & TOURISM ASSOCIATION Andy Marshall of A. Marshall Family Foods was named Restaurateur of the Year at The Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association “Stars of the Industry” gala event, held earlier this month at...
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Nissan Books from Birth donation supports efforts in Williamson, Davidson, Rutherford and Franklin counties

Nissan Books from Birth donation supports efforts in Williamson, Davidson, Rutherford and Franklin counties
GOVERNOR’S BOOKS FROM BIRTH FOUNDATION Nissan North America deepened its investment in and  commitment to early childhood literacy in Tennessee by granting $100,000 to Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation, benefiting Imagination Library programs in Middle Tennessee where Nissan has facilities. Nissan has contributed more than $1.2 million to the foundation, which s...
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As holiday season nears, mall offers "hundreds" of jobs

As holiday season nears, mall offers "hundreds" of jobs
CoolSprings Galleria is hosting a Holiday Job Fair from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19. Hundreds of full- and part-time positions, from seasonal to permanent, are available. The job fair will take place in Center Court. Job seekers are encouraged to bring resumes, dress for an interview, and be ready to talk to ...
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After the corn mazes, there’s more happening on the farm

After the corn mazes, there’s more happening on the farm
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Tennessee’s agritourism season is in full swing. Thousands of people will visit pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and apple orchards looking for décor, wagon rides, festivals, and all sorts of fun right up through Halloween. However, it’s not over after October. Noble Springs Dairy, on Blazer Road between Franklin and Leiper’s Fork, ...
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Mall owners continue push-back against "Black Friday Creep"

Mall owners continue push-back against "Black Friday Creep"
For the second year in a row, CBL Properties, owner and manager of CoolSprings Galleria, has announced that the regional mall in Franklin will not be open on Thanksgiving Day, but will open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 24. The decision counters a trend that started earlier this decade of retailers offering “doorbuster” specials in ...
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Transportation panel in Denver inspires Williamson County business leaders

Transportation panel in Denver inspires Williamson County business leaders
By KELLY GILFILLAN Many business leaders and members of the Williamson County Chamber Board of Directors went on an exploratory trip to Denver, Colorado in September to discuss transportation solutions and overcoming growth challenges. Personally, there were many uplifting and challenging moments but there was one particular transportation panel that seemed to be the most...
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ABOVE: Todd Morgan and Matt Logan. // Photo by Anthony Matula for MA2LA STUDIO TENN Studio Tenn on Tuesday announced that Todd Morgan is its new managing director. He replaces Jake Speck, who left the position in August to join A.D. Players, a professional theater company in Houston. Morgan comes to Studio Tenn from Signature ...
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Steward Health Care acquires Franklin-based Iasis Healthcare, becomes largest private hospital operator in United States

Steward Health Care acquires Franklin-based Iasis Healthcare, becomes largest private hospital operator in United States
By BROOKE WANSER On Friday, Iasis Healthcare LLC announced that it had been acquired by Steward Health Care LLC. The acquisition, which was originally announced in May, coupled the Boston-based Steward with Iasis, which will now go by the Steward label. Though the company didn’t release details about the price tag, the Wall Street Journal ...
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U.S. News names Maury Regional as high performer in knee, hip replacement

U.S. News names Maury Regional as high performer in knee, hip replacement
Above: From left, Orthopedic surgeons William Cason Shirley, J. Fredrick Wade, H. James Wiesman, Jr., and Scott W. McCall, perform knee and hip replacement surgery at Maury Regional. // SUBMITTED MAURY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2017-18 in hip replacement and knee replacement by U.S. .....
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Spring Hill’s third hotel opens: Holiday Inn Express Formula Blue

Spring Hill’s third hotel opens: Holiday Inn Express Formula Blue
RSB Hospitality LLC on Saturday opened Spring Hill’s third hotel: a new Holiday Inn Express brand called the Formula Blue. Mr. Raj Idnani, the president of the company, described the new Formula Blue concept as a limited service upscale hotel. The four story, 78 room Holiday Inn Express is on the southeast corner of Campbell Station ...
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Nissan donates van, SUV to Williamson County Sheriff

Nissan donates van, SUV to Williamson County Sheriff
Nissan North America, which has its headquarters in Franklin as well as a manufacturing plant in Smyrna and engine plant in Decherd, has donated of two new vehicles to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office. Nissan officials in August presented a 2017 van and 2017 SUV to Sheriff Jeff Long and Chief Deputy Dusty Rhoades. The vehicles are ...
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