See restaurants, retailers that opened in 2020 in Franklin, Brentwood and more top news

Doughnut shop tiny little donuts opened a new location at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin in 2020. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Doughnut shop tiny little donuts opened a new location at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin in 2020. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Doughnut shop tiny little donuts opened a new location at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin in 2020. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the top stories from the past week from the Franklin and Brentwood areas.

22 restaurants that opened in 2020 in Franklin, Brentwood; plus 6 more coming in 2021

While 2020 was a tough year for many small businesses, the area saw several new eateries open or announce openings throughout the year.

Tennessee Department of Health updates COVID-19 vaccine plan to move up families of medically fragile children, correctional officers

The Tennessee Department of Health announced Jan. 22 its has made another update to its COVID-19 vaccination plan to increase the priority of two at-risk populations.



DATA: Williamson County's population grew by 16% in 5 years; plus more community data for Franklin, Brentwood

Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2019 5-year estimates show that Franklin, Brentwood and Williamson County have all seen growth in population over the last five years, as well as gains in education and income.

Chrysalis Modern Italian now open in Cool Springs

The full-service, casual dining space offers Italian classics, such as saltimbocca, osso buco and bruschetta, as well as an antipasti menu, a wine list and house cocktails.

22 retailers in Franklin, Brentwood that opened in 2020; plus 1 coming in 2021

Several new retailers opened their doors in 2020 in the Franklin and Brentwood areas.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.