Check out August coverage of Franklin and Brentwood businesses

Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi in Brentwood on Aug. 31. (Courtesy Pies by Gigi)
Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi in Brentwood on Aug. 31. (Courtesy Pies by Gigi)

Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi in Brentwood on Aug. 31. (Courtesy Pies by Gigi)

Read select business and dining news from August reporting in Franklin and Brentwood.

Brentwood

Pies by Gigi to open Aug. 31 in Brentwood

Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi on Aug. 31 at 330 Franklin Road, Ste. 906D, Brentwood, according to an announcement from the company.

Take a peek inside the newly opened Scissors & Scotch in Brentwood


Kevin Pataluna opened men's barbershop Scissors & Scotch on Aug. 15 in Hill Center Brentwood at 205 Franklin Road, Ste. 120, Brentwood.

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.

Mere Bulles looks to make food, atmosphere more accessible in Brentwood

Mere Bulles, located in the historic Maryland Manor in Brentwood, began as a Southern restaurant in downtown Nashville in 1985—before Broadway was filled with the neon lights of honky tonks and bars that can be seen today.

Franklin

Pinnacle Dermatology to host grand opening for new location in Cool Springs


Pinnacle Dermatology will host a grand opening celebration Sept. 9 for its newest location at 125 Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 210, Franklin.

Westhaven Conservatory to open in Franklin

Westhaven Conservatory, a new music school, will open in January 2021 at 1008 Westhaven Blvd., Ste. 101, Franklin.

Salon Social now open in Cool Springs

Salon Social opened in June at 1728 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 100, Franklin.

The salon offers haircutting, styling and hair treatments with state-of-the-art equipment for men, women and children.

Hollie Ray Boutique to relocate inside CoolSprings Galleria

Hollie Ray Boutique opened a pop-up shop in July inside the CoolSprings Galleria at 1800 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 1490, Franklin, while it relocates its shop from Ste. 2130 to a new, permanent location inside the mall, according to a social media post from the boutique.

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.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams now open in Cool Springs

A new brick-and-mortar location of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is now open in McEwen Northside at 4031 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin.

Wendy Sturges and Alex Hosey Contributed to this report.



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More than 120,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Williamson County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
More than 122,000 voters in Williamson County cast ballots early in 2020, reaching historic high

Statewide, more than 2.2 million Tennesseans have already cast their ballots.

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election runs through Oct. 29. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County early voting numbers surpass 2016 total turnout

With just one more day left of early voting, the number of ballots cast in Williamson County has already exceeded the total turnout in 2016.

Less than a week ahead of the Nov. 3 Election Day, Cihan Varol, an associate professor with Sam Houston State University's Cyber Forensics Intelligence Center, shared insight on foreign election hacking and what it means for voters. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: Sam Houston State University cyber forensics intelligence expert talks foreign election hacking ahead of Nov. 3

"There is a very slim chance that the hackers can change vote count, but they can definitely influence people to believe that they did manipulate it," Cihan Varol said. "If election fraud is going to happen, it'll be because of disinformation."

District officials have said that none of Williamson County Schools' 49 campuses are approved for political gatherings. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County Schools cautions against using campuses for political parades

District officials have said that none of Williamson County Schools' 49 campuses are approved for political gatherings.

Residents are working to organize a new event this year after the annual Christmas parade held by the Kiwanis Club of Franklin was canceled. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Residents organizing Christmas parade in downtown Franklin

City staff is working to ensure that guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Tennessee Pledge, as well as the county’s mask mandate, will be followed.

The studio offers a number of different yoga courses. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Free Flow Yoga now open in Berry Farms

The studio offers a number of different yoga courses.

The store opened this fall inside the CoolSprings Galleria. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Offline by Aerie now open in CoolSprings Galleria

The store is the first brick-and-mortar location for the company.

Williamson County is currently seeing a second rise in active cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Active cases of coronavirus in Williamson County now over 700; mask mandate goes into effect Oct. 24

The county has also seen nine deaths and seven new hospitalizations this week, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson Medical Center will not renew children’s hospital partnership with Vanderbilt

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options.