More on Baptist Children's Homes rezoning; Half Way Market and Diner re-emerges in Franklin and more top area news

A site map showing proposed subdivisions on the campus of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes at 1310 Franklin Road in Brentwood. The nonprofit child care organization wants to use the proceeds of selling the land for redevelopment to revamp its residences for children. (Courtesy-Ragan Smith)
A site map showing proposed subdivisions on the campus of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes at 1310 Franklin Road in Brentwood. The nonprofit child care organization wants to use the proceeds of selling the land for redevelopment to revamp its residences for children. (Courtesy-Ragan Smith)

A site map showing proposed subdivisions on the campus of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes at 1310 Franklin Road in Brentwood. The nonprofit child care organization wants to use the proceeds of selling the land for redevelopment to revamp its residences for children. (Courtesy-Ragan Smith)

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

Baptist Children's Homes' Franklin Road subdivision faces decision by Brentwood City Commission on Jan. 11

At its Jan. 11 meeting, the Brentwood City Commission will reconsider a request to rezone more than 30 acres of Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes property so the nonprofit child care facility can sell it to be turned into single-family homes.

Franklin's Cool Springs Brewery closes doors as of Jan. 11

Cool Springs Brewery, a brewpub and restaurant at 600 Frazier Drive, Ste. 135, Franklin, closed on Jan. 11, according to a Jan. 11 announcement on social media.



Board of Mayor and Aldermen to decide on mixed-use zoning district for The Haven at Cool Springs on Jan. 11

If approved by the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Jan. 11, the city would rezone the property at 151 Cool Springs Blvd. and create a new zoning district that would allow Houston-based developer Guefen Development Partners to build a six-story building and other improvements on 7.53 acres of land.

Longtime breakfast, lunch stop Half Way Market and Diner re-emerges in Franklin

Over two years after shutting its doors, the popular Halfway Market and Diner, a deli, country market, and sit-down breakfast and lunch restaurant, reopened Jan. 10 in Franklin, according to owners Paul and Kellye King.

Wild & Well A Wellness Emporium now open in Franklin

The business is a comprehensive medical clinic and supplement store selling supplements and clean-ingredient products, according to owner Dani Williamson.

Martin Cassidy contributed to this report.