KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP
Sales Tax Collections Announced
Wilson County Sales Tax collected for the month of July amounted to $3,620,756.12 including those from Mt Juliet $1,355,432.12 and Lebanon $1,721,618.78. (Source: TN Department of Revenue / Provided by JEDCB of Wilson County)
Mark Your Calendars
North MJ Business Council representatives are making plans to organize a Bluegrass Picnic to be held in Charlie Daniels Park on Saturday, November 1st.
City Building Permits
44 residential building permits were issued by the City of Mt Juliet in the month of July. Impact fees paid were $51,716.00. Building permits and other fees amounted to more than $47,000.00. (Provided by City of MJ)
TN Achieves Mentor Training
The Chamber is working with WC Mayor Hutto, WC Schools, and the Governor’s Office to help bring the TN Promise to Wilson County students. This program is a community-wide program and we will begin seeking mentors in the coming weeks. Plan to attend the next Chamber Luncheon on September 17th to learn more. Read more about this program in the article below.
Your Voice Heard
Your Chamber Leadership Team meets regularly with our local leaders to discuss items impacting business and our community. We are always interested in hearing from you so we can be sure to provide as much input on behalf of our investors as possible. Please be sure to let us know your thoughts, ideas, suggestions, or concerns. Our next meeting is coming up soon!
New Business to Valley Center
Construction has already started on the build-out for a new business located in the former Goodwill Store in the Valley Center. Plans include a large space for a new Planet Fitness to be located in the vacant space.
Sidewalks to MJHS
The construction taking place on Golden Bear Parkway north of MJHS is to provide sidewalks from the Stone Hollow neighborhood, across the bridge to MJHS. Completion is expected to take less than 90 days.
Governor Haslam promotes free tuition program
Gov. Bill Haslam urges students to take advantage of his program to cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate. Haslam told a packed auditorium of students he doesn’t want affordability to be a reason a person doesn’t attend college. READ MORE...
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Nashville Sounds finish out final season at Greer Stadium
The Nashville Sounds' last home stand ever is underway at Herschel Greer Stadium. The minor league team will play their last regular season game ever at Greer next Wednesday, August 27. READ MORE...