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

GALLERY: Thousands flock to Franklin for 2021 Pilgrimage festival

The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival returned to Franklin after being canceled in 2020 with a full lineup of big-name and local bands as well as family-friendly acts and educational exhibits.

Williamson County to begin offering COVID-19 booster vaccinations to eligible groups

Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Williamson County Health Department announced Sept. 27 it will begin offering COVID-19 booster vaccinations to eligible groups.

Urban Sips + Sweets now open in The Factory at Franklin

Owners Brad and Holly Lauritzen opened the shop, which offers gourmet sodas, shaved ice and other sweet drinks, after relocating from Texas.

Williamson County students required to wear masks after federal judge blocks Gov. Bill Lee's opt-out option

Beginning Sept. 27, students who live in a district in Tennessee that requires face masks will not be able to opt out under previous executive orders from Gov. Bill Lee.

Franklin votes to cancel lease agreement for Cheekwood Golf Club

On Sept. 28, the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 4-3 to rescind a lease agreement with developers of the Cheekwood Golf Club, proposed to be located near Spencer Creek and Mack C. Hatcher Parkway north of downtown.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.