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

Developers announce next phase of McEwen Northside in Cool Springs

Co-developers Boyle and Northwood Ravin announced June 14 work has begun on the next block of McEwen Northside at 5001 Aspen Grove Drive, which will feature 126,000 square feet of office space with a ground floor of 126,000 square feet of retail space with a covered parking area.

Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announces list of 6 historic sites at risk

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announced June 9 it has debuted a new preservation advocacy program, Sites to Save, which identifies properties throughout the county that are considered at risk and in need of preservation efforts.



Penn Station East Coast Subs now open in Franklin

The eatery offers wraps, salads and its signature sub sandwiches, available with hot and cold options, such as cheesesteak, Italian, BLT and club sandwiches.

Onyx & Alabaster relocates shop, opens coffee lounge in Franklin

The business operates a home market with decor items and furniture and also offers interior design services such as furniture selection, design concepts and contractor collaboration.


Juneteenth in Williamson County: Community groups to host events, place historic marker June 19

Community groups in Franklin will host events June 19 to celebrate Juneteenth, which marks the date in 1865 when the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached enslaved people in Galveston, Texas.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.