Franklin BOMA election results stand following hand recount; 'Camp Hideout' movie filming in Franklin and more top news from the Nashville area

"Camp Hideout" has been filming scenes in and around Franklin. (Courtesy Called Higher Studios)
"Camp Hideout" has been filming scenes in and around Franklin. (Courtesy Called Higher Studios)

"Camp Hideout" has been filming scenes in and around Franklin. (Courtesy Called Higher Studios)

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

See which candidates have taken an early lead in the Franklin BOMA elections

The polls have closed in the city of Franklin, and early voting results show four candidates have pulled ahead in races for seats on the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

'Camp Hideout' movie filming in Franklin

Residents in Franklin may have seen film crews out and about as a local production company works on making a movie slated to premiere in summer 2022.


Early voting in 2021 Franklin election outpaces 2017, 2019 totals

Early voting turnout for the 2021 Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen election has seen higher turnout rates than past recent elections, according to date from the Williamson County Election Commission.

Officials to conduct hand recount following Franklin BOMA elections

The Williamson County Election Commission announced Oct. 27 it will conduct a recount of the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen election held Oct. 26.

Franklin BOMA election results stand following hand recount

Following an hourslong hand recount of votes, Williamson County election officials announced Oct. 27 the results from the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen Oct. 26 election remain unchanged.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.


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A photo of open space behind a stone wall off Old Smyrna Road.  On Nov. 22, the Brentwood City Commission approved a new zoning district allowing single family homes to be built on two acre lots as long as an overall density of one unit per three acres was maintained.
Brentwood votes for new zoning district for Old Smyrna Road

Brentwood updated its zoning district for Old Smyrna Road to preserve open space in developments.

Locally owned women's clothing boutique Jondie will move in February to 407 Main St. in Franklin after the end of its lease. (Martin Cassidy/Community Impact Newspaper)
Jondie boutique to move into new space in Franklin as lease ends

A locally owned Franklin boutique is looking for new downtown location.

The new extension of the Mack C. Hatcher Parkway opened Nov. 29. (Lacy Klasel/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Mack C. Hatcher Parkway extension opens to traffic

The roadway had been under construction since 2019.

Gutterglove Inc. announced Nov. 29 it will be moving its headquarters to Franklin. The image above was provided by the company, which manufactures stainless steel gutter guards. Last year the company spent $5.4 million to build a factory in Rutherford County.
Gutterglove Inc. to move headquarters to Franklin in January

Gutterglove Inc. announced Nov. 29 it will move its corporate headquarters to Franklin from Roseville, California.

The Franklin and Brentwood areas have a number of local businesses to support and shop this holiday season. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
SHOP SMALL: Local businesses in Franklin, Brentwood to support this holiday season

Check out our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide to help check everyone off your shopping list.

Waldo's Chicken & Beer will open in the former location of Captain D's on New Hwy. 96 West. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
IMPACT ROUNDUP: Barrels & Brews comes to Franklin, and other business and dining news from November

Here is a recap of November’s business openings in the Franklin and Brentwood area.

Boundary map of annexation
Franklin leaders vote to expand boundary for development near Clovercroft Road

Franklin leaders voted Nov. 23 to add a sprawl of nearly 300 acres into Franklin’s city limits and rezone it

Chase opened a new bank branch in Franklin on Nov. 3.
Chase Bank now open in Cool Springs in Franklin

A new Chase Bank branch is now open in Cool Springs in Franklin.

A new Dunkin' location is expected to open by the end of the year at 500 Cool Springs Blvd. (Martin Cassidy/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Dunkin' location coming to Franklin

A new Dunkin' location is expected to open by the end of the year.

Columbia Sportswear will open at 330 Franklin Road in Brentwood on Nov. 24. From Nov. 26 to Nov. 28 the store will offer discounts and other promotions on sportswear and other products. (Martin Cassidy/Community Impact Newspaper)
Columbia Sportswear to open Nov. 24 in Brentwood

Columbia Sportswear will open this week in Brentwood.

A bottle of Old Elk Straight Whiskey Bourbon on the shelves of Barrels & Brews at Murfreesboro Road. The bottle is an example of the store's focus on hand selected single barrel spirits. (Martin Cassidy/Community Impact Newspaper)
Barrels & Brews now open in Franklin

Barrels & Brews now has a Franklin location offering single barrel spirits and a curated selection of wines.