The Pampered Pooch Resort & Spa in Brentwood welcomes dogs and more Nashville-area business, community news

The Pampered Pooch offers a variety of grooming and spa services for dogs of all breeds and sizes as well as doggy day care and boarding services for owners who are out of town. (Photos by Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Pampered Pooch offers a variety of grooming and spa services for dogs of all breeds and sizes as well as doggy day care and boarding services for owners who are out of town. (Photos by Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Pampered Pooch offers a variety of grooming and spa services for dogs of all breeds and sizes as well as doggy day care and boarding services for owners who are out of town. (Photos by Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Family business The Pampered Pooch Resort & Spa provides grooming, home away from home for pets

Off of Bluff Road in Brentwood are three houses belonging to a family dedicated to making the lives of pets cleaner and homier when they are away from their families.

Spark: An Art Studio coming soon to Brentwood

Spark: An Art Studio is slated to host a grand opening Aug. 29 at 213 Franklin Road, Ste. 110, Brentwood.

According to owner Lynn Harnen, Spark is a make-your-own art studio where customers can create glass and tile mosaics from stencils provided by the studio.


Offline by Aerie coming soon to CoolSprings Galleria

Offline by Aerie will open a new location inside the CoolSprings Galleria, located at 1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin, according to a social media post from the mall.

PNC Bank now open in Franklin

PNC Bank opened its first Tennessee location July 28 at 1556 W. McEwen Drive, Franklin, in the Whole Foods shopping center. The location, dubbed a “Solution Center,” is the first of three planned for the Nashville region.

AMC Theatres in Franklin to reopen Aug. 20 with 15 cent tickets

AMC Theatres—which has multiple locations across the U.S., including one in Franklin at 633 Frazier Drive—will begin reopening its movie screens Aug. 20, according to an Aug. 11 news release.

Get a sneak peek at Franklin's newest mural

A new mural is coming to the west side of Franklin near Del Rio Pike and Hillsboro Road

During its Aug. 11 meeting, the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved 7-1 a mural to be painted on the site of the former Judge Beans restaurant at 509 Hillsboro Road, Franklin.

Chapman's Power Washing now open to serve Franklin, Greater Nashville area

Chapman’s Power Washing opened in May to serve Franklin and the Greater Nashville area.

The veteran-owned and -operated company offers power washing service for decks, roofs, siding, driveways, patios and more.

The NOW Massage coming soon to downtown Franklin

The NOW Massage is slated to open later this fall in downtown Franklin at 125 First Ave. N., Franklin, according to an announcement from the company. The location will be the first of five planned for the Greater Nashville area.

Vida Flo to open IV hydration clinic in Franklin

Local owners Parker Turner, Dr. Howard Aubert, Adam Will and Michael Haley announced this summer they will open the newest location of Vida Flo on Aug. 15 at 1201 Liberty Pike, Ste. 102-B, Franklin.

The hydration clinic will offer intravenous fluids and nutrients, such as vitamins, antioxidants and medications.

HeyDay in downtown Franklin to close in September

Downtown Franklin boutique HeyDay announced via social media it will close its location at 117 3rd Ave N., Franklin, after Sept. 26.

Wendy Sturges, Brian Perdue and Alex Hosey contributed to this report.


A number of parents and community members have called for more parental involvement and district training regarding racism in schools. (Community Impact staff)
Parents, teachers call for more training to address racism in Williamson County Schools

During the WCS Board of Education meeting Jan. 19, a number of community members spoke about a lack of training and resources to address racial tension at schools, as well as a need for the district to more directly address incidents.

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Williamson County active COVID-19 cases drop more than 20% in past week

Active cases have been consistently above 2,000 in recent weeks.

Williamson County Schools, state address effects of COVID-19 on learning loss

According to preliminary data from assessments given to students in the fall, Williamson County Schools officials calculated that some students have lost as much as 9% proficiency in reading and math as a result of school closure last spring. This number is lower than the 50%-65% decreases estimated by the Tennessee Department of Education officials in September; however, local officials said, there is still catching up to do.

The shop is expected to hold open house events Feb. 5-6 to celebrate its opening. (Courtesy Pexels)
New boutique Valentine House now open in Westhaven in Franklin

The shop is expected to have open house events Feb. 5-6 to celebrate its opening. 

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille will open Feb. 18 in Franklin. (Courtesy Perry's Steakhouse & Grille)
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille will open Franklin location Feb. 18

Perry's offers Prime-aged steaks, seafood and its signature entree, Perry's Famous Pork Chop, a in-house-butchered pork chop measuring seven fingers high, which is carved tableside.

Mother and daughter Melanie Johnson and Nikki Reeves took over ownership of the space in December from the previous owners, another mother-daughter team who had run the shop since its opening in 2016. (Photos by Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mother-daughter duo takes over Westhaven space at Sanctuary South

Located in the heart of Front Street, Sanctuary South has become a mainstay of the Westhaven community—it is within walking distance of the neighborhood’s residential streets. Now, as new owners take control, the shop is undergoing some changes while staying true to its roots.

The second round of the Paycheck Protection Program launched Jan. 13. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Q&A: What to know about round two of the Paycheck Protection Program

Did you know that food and accommodation business can qualify for 40% more funding in a PPP loan? Find more about the second round of the program below.

Rep. Glen Casada has been placed on administrative leave according to a Jan. 8 announcement from House Speaker Cameron Sexton. (Courtesy Tennessee General Assembly)
Rep. Glen Casada on leave after federal search of office and more Nashville-area news

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The new bank location will open in February. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Volunteer Bank to open location in Cool Springs

The new location will open soon along Carothers Parkway.

Tennessee is working to vaccinate vulnerable populations, including those age 75 and older. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Tennessee moves to vaccinate in long-term care facilities as COVID-19 cases climb

Beginning Jan. 13, the state—through a partnership with Walgreens and CVS—will begin vaccinating residents and staff in assisted care facilities and homes for the aged. 

Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened in early January in downtown Franklin. (Courtesy Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar, Victoria Rosa)
Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar now open in Franklin

The new eatery is now open in Harpeth Square in downtown Franklin.

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen is scheduled to meet next on Jan. 26. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin BOMA expected to appoint former mayor John Schroer to fill vacant seat through 2021

The city of Franklin will add the seat—held by Alderperson Pearl Bransford until her death in November—to the ballot for its next election in October.