12:00 PM Dec 19, 2019 CST

Mimi's Room in Williamson County reopens after undergoing renovations

The safe space for children in the court system has been updated.


DATA: Franklin's population increased 13% from 2014-18; home values up 23%

New five-year estimates were released by the U.S. Census Bureau Dec. 19.




Centennial High School in Franklin receives $3,500 donation from Santa's Trees and Brookside Properties

The tree lot has made donations to several area schools over the years.


Brentwood first responders host holiday blood drive Dec. 20

Blood donations are especially needed during the holiday season.


Winter break for students in Williamson County begins Dec. 23

Students will have half and partial days Dec. 19-20.


Fitness studio Row House to open in Cool Springs

The fitness studio will open in late March.



Franklin Tomorrow to add three new board members in 2020

The new board members will start Jan. 1.



Changes to short-term rentals and multifamily districts approved by Franklin BOMA with new zoning ordinance

The ordinance includes changes to short-term vacation rental permitting, the creation of zoning districts for multifamily structures and the creation of a Scenic Corridor Overlay District.


Franklin opens the first phase of a new mountain bike trail to the public

The full course will eventually extend to Liberty Park, according to the city.



Williamson Medical Center expands, renames breast health center in Franklin

The center has been renamed for a donor and cancer survivor.


The Merrystem now open in downtown Franklin

The Merrystem held a grand opening for its downtown store Nov. 22 at 117 5th Ave. N., Franklin.


New Williamson County middle school to be named from public suggestions

Williamson County Schools is accepting name recommendations from the public for its new middle school.


Party Fowl to open in Cool Springs this February

The restaurant will serve a variety of hot chicken dishes with five spice levels.



Williamson County Schools to dismiss students two hours early Dec. 10

Students will be released early to ensure buses can drive routes before dark.


The Harpeth Hotel opens in downtown Franklin

The hotel will add 119 rooms and suites to Franklin's historic downtown.


Tractor Supply Company raises over $1 million for United Way of Williamson County

The donation was the first-ever million-dollar charitable campaign for the nonprofit organization in the county.


Nashville Fertility Center opens clinic in Franklin

The clinic opened its Franklin location Nov. 18




Franklin BOMA shuts down scooter proposal in Cool Springs

It is unlikely residents will see scooters on the streets of Franklin anytime soon.