Regions Insurance has acquired Franklin-based The Hanback Group, The Tennessean reports. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Regions Insurance is a subsidiary of Regions Bank.
The Franklin Planning Commission has approved plans that will allow the expansion of the CoolSprings Galleria, Channel 2 reports.
Work on the three-phase project at the Williamson County-based mall should begin in early 2014.
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Pathology lab operator DiaTech Oncology says it plans to hire 39 people in the next two years to help run a testing lab it is building at 405 Duke Drive in Franklin. The lab is scheduled to open its doors in early 2014 and will house medical technologists with specializations in purification and culturing of tumor cells, among other topics.
DiaTech CEO Garry Lattimer this spring raised $18 million to fund his team's growth plans, which center on the company's work with doctors to specialize cancer treatments. The company has put a $2.7 million price tag on its Cool Springs expansion.
The Noshville Cool Springs location has closed after about six years of operations. The decision to close was made during the past 10 days only after its managers determined that the surrounding office environment wasn't enough to sustain the eatery. Steve Cavendish has the story here.