The Lash Lounge opens in Franklin; cities to honor 9/11 and more top area news

The new studio opened near Columbia Avenue. (Courtesy The Lash Lounge)
The new studio opened near Columbia Avenue. (Courtesy The Lash Lounge)

The new studio opened near Columbia Avenue. (Courtesy The Lash Lounge)

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Franklin and Brentwood areas.

The Lash Lounge now open in Franklin

The eyelash salon specializes in lash extensions, lash lifts, brow and lash tinting, and brow threading.

Bakehouse Wine & Spirits now open in Franklin

The shop, an extension of Franklin Bakehouse, offers specialty bottles of wine, bourbons, whiskeys and more.



Remembering 9/11: Franklin, Brentwood to host community events

Twenty years after the Sept. 11, 2001, the communities of Franklin and Brentwood will host events to honor the civilians and first responders who died in terrorist attacks.

Pilgrimage, 5K, and theatre: 7 events to check out in September in Franklin, Brentwood

The Franklin Light Opera Company hosts its inaugural show with a production of "Cinderella" directed by Susan Weisbarth.

Kasey Salisbury, Beth Marshall and Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.



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Williamson County school districts have approved extending mask mandates through January 2022. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County school districts extend mask mandate through January 2022

Both Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District have extended their mask mandates for students and staff.

City and county officials are hoping to see higher turnout in this year's Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen election Oct. 26. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Officials working to boost voter turnout in Franklin alderperson election

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The city of Franklin will host a series of meetings this week regarding the city's Urban Growth Boundary. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin to host community meetings on urban growth boundaries

The Franklin Urban Growth Boundary, more commonly known as the UGB, determines areas around the city that may be annexed in the future as the population grows.

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed the Brownland Farms development during its Sept. 14 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Williamson County Schools Board of Education met for a work session Sept. 16. (Screenshot via www.wcs.edu)
Williamson County Schools likely to recommend extension of mask requirements in schools

According to Superintendent Jason Golden, staff is likely to recommend approving a mask mandate extension, citing a decline in cases since the mandates were approved.

Serrato's Steakhouse is slated to open soon in Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
See 5 businesses coming to Franklin; Bakehouse Wine & Spirits now open and more area news

Read the latest business and community news thus far in September from the Franklin area.

Owners Eric and Felour Shanklin opened the eatery in 2014. (Photos by Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pasta & Cream features fresh ingredients, unique recipes

Owners Eric and Felour Shanklin drew inspiration from their family for the menu when naming dishes—diners will find dishes like the Ivan ala Vodka and the Priscilla, each named for the couple’s children.

Wine & Design Franklin offers instructor-led painting session, including themes such as "Harry Potter." (Photos courtesy Wine & Design Franklin)
Wine & Design Franklin serves as creative space for parties, events

In addition to being able to choose from more than 6,000 different painting options, the studio also offers classes for themed paintings like fall landscapes or even Paint Your Pet classes.

Visit Franklin announced in September that tourism spending declined by more than 30% during 2020. (Courtesy Visit Franklin)
Williamson County sees drop in tourism for first time in 10 years

Tourism spending declined by more than 30% in 2020, according to Visit Franklin.

The boutique is now open in Franklin. (Courtesy CTGrace)
CTGrace now open in Franklin

The boutique is now open in downtown Franklin.