Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from Brentwood and Franklin in the Nashville area.

4th of July in Franklin & Brentwood: Events, road closures and more

The 4th of July is quickly approaching and the cities of Franklin and Brentwood are gearing up for area events.

Shake Shack announces opening date for Franklin location

The eatery will be the newest tenant in Cool Springs' McEwen Northside, a mixed-use development near McEwen Drive.


Williamson County to close vaccine hub at Ag Expo Park

Beginning July 1, Williamson County will move its COVID-19 vaccination hub from the county's Ag Expo Park to a new site in Franklin, ending more than a year of COVID-19 related services at the site.

Visit Franklin names Maureen Haley Thornton new president, CEO

Following the departure of former CEO Ellie Westman Chin in January, Visit Franklin announced it has named a new head of the county's visitor and convention bureau.


Brentwood, Franklin officials remind residents fireworks are illegal in city limits

Both Brentwood and Franklin prohibit the use of personal fireworks in neighborhoods or parks due to the risk of fire or personal injury.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.