Edley's Bar-B-Que coming to Franklin; 8 businesses that opened in July and more top area news

Edley's Bar-B-Que will open its first Franklin location in Berry Farms. (Courtesy Edley's Bar-B-Que, Boyle)
Edley's Bar-B-Que will open its first Franklin location in Berry Farms. (Courtesy Edley's Bar-B-Que, Boyle)

Edley's Bar-B-Que will open its first Franklin location in Berry Farms. (Courtesy Edley's Bar-B-Que, Boyle)

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Edley's Bar-B-Que to open new location in Franklin

Nashville-based Edley's Bar-B-Que announced Aug. 2 it will open its first Williamson County location in Franklin.

8 businesses that opened in July in Franklin

Italian eatery North Italia opened July 21 at 4041 Aspen Grove Drive, Ste. 100, Franklin, in Cool Springs' McEwen Northside.



Williamson Medical Center urges vaccinations as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

With new active COVID-19 cases on the rise, local health care officials are urging residents to get vaccinated to avoid potential hospitalizations.

Westhaven officials break ground on new active adult community in Franklin

Development will soon begin on an active adult community for residents age 55 and older, to be located at the southeast corner of Hwy. 96 and Boyd Mill Avenue, according to developer Southern Land Co.

New Starbucks location now open in Franklin

The location is the fifth to open in the Franklin area, according to the company's website.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.



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