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

US Department of Homeland Security extends Real ID deadline until 2023

Drivers will now have an extra year and a half to obtain a Real ID, which will be required for adults traveling on a U.S. commercial flight or entering certain federal buildings.

Officials caution against gas hoarding amid outages in Middle Tennessee, plus resources on where to find fuel

With several gas stations in Franklin, Brentwood and the Middle Tennessee region reporting fuel shortages as a result of a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, state and local officials are cautioning residents against hoarding gas.



Big Shake's Hot Chicken & Fish offers a hot take on fried chicken and fish

Owner Shawn Davis said the eatery’s jumbo tenders are the most popular menu item, and as with all the chicken dishes, diners can customize their heat levels.

City of Brentwood debuts $29 million police headquarters

After a year and a half of construction, the city of Brentwood has completed its largest capital project in city history: the new Brentwood Police Department headquarters on Heritage Way.


Radio network nonprofit Educational Media Foundation to relocate headquarters to Cool Springs

Radio network nonprofit Education Media Foundation will relocate its headquarters from Rocklin, California, to Franklin, according to an announcement from CEO Bill Reeves.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.