Izzy's Feel Good Food to come to Franklin and more popular news

Izzy's Feel Good Food will open in Franklin this fall. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Izzy's Feel Good Food will open in Franklin this fall. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Izzy's Feel Good Food will open in Franklin this fall. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Izzy's Feel Good Food coming soon to Franklin

Izzy's Feel Good Food will open this fall in downtown Franklin at 901 Columbia Ave.

The eatery will feature a bar and outdoor patio seating as well as takeout. A menu has not been released; however, the restaurant plans to offer authentic street tacos as well as vegan dishes.

CoreLife Eatery coming soon to Cool Springs



CoreLife Eatery will open at 401B Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 220, Franklin, at the former site of Pie Five Pizza.

The restaurant will offer salads, grain bowls, soups made with bone broth, rice bowls, tacos and protein-focused entrees.

'We want teachers': Williamson County Schools parents express frustration with online learning

Ahead of a special-called Williamson County Schools board of education meeting Sept. 9, several parents gathered in Franklin to protest how the district is handling online learning for students.

City of Franklin to highlight mental health during Suicide Awareness Month

The city of Franklin will host a special program Sept. 10 in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day to help reduce the stigma of mental health issues in the region.

JCPenney expected to sell to Simon and Brookfield for $1.75B

JCPenney is expected to enter into a $1.75 billion sale agreement with commercial real estate companies Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners.

Wendy Sturges and Gavin Pugh contributed to this report.



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Sugar Drop will move to a new location on Franklin Road. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Communication Director Carol Birdsong and Superintendent Jason Golden discussed the asynchronous pilot program during a livestream event Sept. 22. (Screenshot via YouTube)
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Sal’s Family Pizza is located at 595 Hillsboro Road, Ste. 311, Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Sal’s Family Pizza is located at 595 Hillsboro Road, Ste. 311, Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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