Franklin business updates, Brownland Farms development updates and more top news from the Nashville area

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed the Brownland Farms development during its Sept. 14 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed the Brownland Farms development during its Sept. 14 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed the Brownland Farms development during its Sept. 14 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Burlington Coat Factory, Serrato's Steakhouse and more: 5 businesses, restaurants coming soon to Franklin

A number of new businesses are set to open in Franklin in the coming months.

Brownland Farms development in Franklin moves forward in approval process

The project has been in the works for the past several months and was first presented in a neighborhood meeting in February.


CTGrace now open in Franklin

The store is stocked with fashion’s latest brand-name clothing and accessories.

Brentwood breaks ground on new fire station

Fire Station No. 5 is expected to be complete in fall 2022, according to the city.

Williamson County sees drop in tourism for first time in 10 years

As with many counties in Tennessee, Williamson County’s tourism industry took a hit in 2020 as many visitors canceled travel plans or reduced spending during the pandemic.

Wendy Sturges and Beth Marshall contributed to this report.


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New Williamson County Schools Board Member Josh Brown was appointed during the Oct. 11 Williamson County Commission meeting. (Screenshot via Williamson County)
Serrato's Steakhouse now open in Franklin; Williamson County Schools adds new board member and more top news from the Nashville area

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Par Golf TN will open Oct. 22 in Brentwood. (Courtesy Par Golf TN)
Par Golf TN to open in Brentwood

Par Golf TN features Golfzon, a state-of-the-art golf simulator machine to help golfers improve their game in an indoor space. 

The staff works with abused children and families in Middle Tennessee. (Photos courtesy Davis House Child Advocacy Center)
Davis House Advocacy Center provides counseling, resources for abused children

Executive Director Brett Hutchinson said most people do not realize how prevalent child abuse is and that it exists in every community, regardless of socioeconomic status.

President and CEO George Hampton and Brentwood Mayor Rhea Little (center) facilitated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Currax's new headquarters Sept. 29. (Courtesy Currax Pharmaceuticals)
Currax Pharmaceuticals opens HQ in Brentwood

The company, located at 155 Franklin Road, Ste. 450, Brentwood, announced its move from Morristown, New Jersey, to Brentwood in August.

Local officials will unveil a statue honoring members of the U.S. Colored Troops on Oct. 23. (Courtesy city of Franklin, Battle of Franklin Trust)
City of Franklin to debut U.S. Colored Troops statue Oct. 23

The statue, to be placed in the Public Square, is entitled "March to Freedom."

New Williamson County Schools Board Member Josh Brown was appointed during the Oct. 11 Williamson County Commission meeting. (Screenshot via Williamson County)
Williamson County Schools adds new board member

New board member Josh Brown attended his first meeting with the school board Oct. 18.

Serrato's Steakhouse is slated to open Oct. 20. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Serrato's Steakhouse to open Oct. 20 in Franklin

The eatery is located off of Columbia Avenue in Franklin.

The Cooper Trooper Pumpkin Patch returns Oct. 16. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
16 fall events to check out in Franklin, Brentwood; Westhaven Golf Club reopens following renovations and more top area news

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

A project to renovate and expand the Williamson Medical Center will begin in 2022. (Rendering courtesy Williamson Medical Center)
Williamson Medical Center announces $189M project to expand, renovate hospital

Construction on the project is slated to begin in 2022.

The Franklin International Indie Film Festival will be held Nov. 9-14 at The Factory at Franklin. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Franklin International Indie Film Festival returns Nov. 9-14

The festival includes a selection of feature films, short films and student submissions.

The Franklin Hill Center is set to be demolished in the coming weeks. (Lacy Klasel/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin Hill Center set for demolition

The buildings along Columbia Avenue are slated to be knocked down in the coming weeks.