11:12 AM Jan 23, 2020 CST

Friends of Franklin Parks announces new president, two new board members

Friends of Franklin Parks announced Jamey Parker as the organization’s new president and Thomas Curl and Bob Ravener as its two newest members of its board of directors on Jan. 22.

Hardee's Franklin location closes temporarily

The eatery is undergoing remodeling.



The Camp Transformation Center now open in Cool Springs area

The new gym offers group training and nutritional planning.


Williamson County Schools names new campus Legacy Middle School

The board chose the name over the other two options presented to them at the meeting, “Oakstead Middle School” and “Oak View Middle School,” in a 10-2 vote.


What to know about the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march, convocation in Nashville on Jan. 20

The annual ceremonial march will take participants from Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church to Tennessee State University.




Chuy's to open new location in Brentwood

The eatery offers Tex Mex favorites, such as tacos, burritos, enchiladas and more.


Peace, Love and Little Donuts coming to Hill Center Brentwood

Flavors for the tennis- ball-sized doughnuts include s'mores, salted caramel and cherry cheesecake. 


Scissors & Scotch, a men's barbershop, slated for Phase 2 of Hill Center Brentwood

The barbershop offers men's styling services with a full bar.


Drive-thru coffee trailer Southerner's Coffee now open in Franklin

The spot offers signature coffee creations and classic drinks.



Urgent Team clinic now open in Franklin

The clinic offers urgent care as well as physicals and immunizations.


City of Brentwood, Williamson County urge resident participation in 2020 Census

Mailers for this year's census are expected to arrive this spring.


Franklin to host open house meeting for Goose Creek annexation

City staff will provide informational exhibits showing recommendations, and residents are invited to come and go as they like and provide feedback and ask questions.


Southbrooke development sparks housing affordability discussion at Franklin city hall

A public hearing for the proposed annexation will be held at city hall on Feb. 11 before the first of three readings of the resolution.




Americana Taphouse to debut in downtown Franklin on Jan. 29

The new bar and eatery replaces Puckett's Boathouse downtown.


Williamson County approves over $2 million for school buses amid driver shortage

The purchase comes at a time when the school system is dealing with a shortage of bus drivers, according to WCS Superintendent Jason Golden.


FSSD approves 2020-21 school calendar; summer meal program renamed

Student holidays for the next school year were approved Jan. 13.



Franklin Elementary selected as National ESEA Distinguished School

Only two Tennessee schools were selected in 2019.


Epic Rain Boutique now open in Franklin

The new shop opened in December.



Brentwood announces new finance director

Former City Treasurer Karen Harper stepped into the role in December.



Just Love Coffee and Vintage Vine 100 to open in McEwen Northside development

Coffee shop Just Love Coffee and wine bar Vintage Vine 100 are coming to the McEwen Northside development in spring 2020.


Urban Air Adventure Park to open in Cool Springs

The trampoline park features obstacle courses and an adventure hub.