10:00 AM Nov 25, 2019 CST

Franklin, Williamson County push forward with long-term planning for area growth

The area is expected to see tremendous growth in the coming years.


Property owners approve annexation into Franklin city limits

Property owners on the south side of Franklin have approved a referendum to annex several tracts of land into the city limits.


Companies choose Williamson County for expansion, relocation

Williamson County has become a hotspot for big-name employers, and officials have been working for years to get the area to where it is today.



Visit Franklin announces tourists in Williamson County spent more than $470 million in 2018

Visit Franklin announced Aug. 6 that visitors spent a record $479.58 million in Williamson County in 2018, according to a press release from the group.


Growth projections place spotlight on senior needs in Williamson County

The 65-and-up population is one of the fastest-growing segments in Williamson County, which is leading to a need for more skilled caregivers, more senior services and more long-term care options, including affordable senior housing.


Population growth, tourism boom lead to parking woes

Every visitor, resident and employee who drives to downtown Franklin on any given day has at least one thing in common: They must find one of the city’s more than 1,800 parking spots in order to enjoy Franklin’s shops, office space, restaurants and other amenities.


Residents, city officials plan for future development in downtown Franklin

Lynne McAllister said she remembers a time when downtown Franklin was little more than a few businesses and a hot spot for teenagers to drive around, sparking the need for the “No cruising” signs that still stand today.



Franklin Road widening work underway in Brentwood area

As one of the major north-south connectors in Williamson County, Franklin Road is one of the most highly traveled state roads in the area, connecting the areas of Thompson’s Station, Franklin and Brentwood along one route.