3:16 PM Jan 9, 2020 CST

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.

Club Pilates now open in Cool Springs

The studio is the first tenant to open in McEwen Northside.

Crumbl Cookies now open in Brentwood

The bakery offers a rotating selection of fresh-baked cookies.

Planning for long-term transportation solutions underway in Greater Nashville area

Traffic and congestion are at the top of the list of concerns surrounding growth in the Greater Nashville area, and with more residents projected to move to the area in the future, Nashville’s leaders are planning now to accommodate them.

TOP 10: These were the most read stories of 2019 on communityimpact.com

1. Original owners’ grandson restores roll-throwing restaurant, Potatoe Patch, to former glory

The Country Boy provides Southern food, community to area for over 50 years

The eatery has been operating in Leiper's Fork since 1968.

Carpe Diem offers thousands of vinyl records and antiques

Within the long, narrow walls of the two-room house next to Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor are shelves and display cases filled to the brim with a hodgepodge of collectibles, artifacts, antiques and, most of all, vintage vinyl records.

Community group works against racial imbalances in Franklin area history

New markers were added to the square earlier this year.

KA/ATA Martial Arts now open in Westhaven

The studio will hold an official grand opening in January.

Urban Thrifter now open inside The Factory at Franklin

The shop held a soft opening in early December.

Luxenhaus Day Spa debuts in Cool Springs

The spa underwent a rebranding earlier this year.