Read the most popular news from the past week from Franklin and Brentwood.

E&B Coffee Roasters rebrands as Narrow Gate Coffee Co.

Joining other artisans at Narrow Gate Trading Co. in Franklin, the owners of E&B Coffee Roasters announced March 12 the company has rebranded as Narrow Gate Coffee Co.

Franklin approves ordinance to incentivize more attainable housing

Home prices are on the rise in Franklin—a signal of higher demand as inventory levels dip, according to data from the Williamson County Association of Realtors. However, the recent rise in competition is compounding Franklin’s existing affordability issues.

Big Bad Breakfast to open new location at Liberty Station in Franklin

Big Bad Breakfast will open a new location at 1201 Liberty Pike, Franklin, in April, according to the company.

Williamson County to end COVID-19 testing at Ag Expo Park

Beginning March 22, Williamson County residents will no longer be able to get a COVID-19 test at the county's Ag Expo Park, where the county health department had been conducting testing for the last 11 months.

20% of Williamson County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

As of March 15, just over 1 in 5 Williamson County residents has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.