Williamson County Animal Center celebrates opening in Franklin; district to hold teacher job fair and more top area news

The new 35,000-square-foot Williamson County Animal Center celebrated its grand opening Feb. 28. in Franklin. The event included a ribbon-cutting and open house between 1-4 p.m. (Maureen Sipperley/Community Impact Newspaper)
The new 35,000-square-foot Williamson County Animal Center celebrated its grand opening Feb. 28. in Franklin. The event included a ribbon-cutting and open house between 1-4 p.m. (Maureen Sipperley/Community Impact Newspaper)

The new 35,000-square-foot Williamson County Animal Center celebrated its grand opening Feb. 28. in Franklin. The event included a ribbon-cutting and open house between 1-4 p.m. (Maureen Sipperley/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Franklin

The Williamson County Animal Center celebrates its grand opening in Franklin


A long-awaited new 35,000-square-foot Williamson County Animal Center celebrated its grand opening Feb. 28 in Franklin.

Brentwood



Richard Hickey named new police chief for Brentwood Police Department

Richard Hickey has been named the new police chief for the city of Brentwood, becoming the fourth chief in the department’s 50-year history, the city announced Feb. 28.

Williamson County Schools to hold teacher job fair

With many openings to fill, on March 5 Williamson County Schools will hold a districtwide career fair geared toward hiring teachers for the 2022-23 school year, according to the district.

Metamorphosis Aesthetics now open in Brentwood

Metamorphosis Aesthetics, a medical aesthetics spa, is now open at 1806 Williamson Court, Ste. 135, Brentwood.

Curio Brewing Company setting aims to crack cold-brew coffee market

Four years ago, Alex Wigton reached out to Franklin resident David Morris through Instagram to learn more about Morris’ coffee-roasting business.

In 2018, Wigton, who has a background as a sales and marketing executive for hotels, and Morris, who had been roasting coffee for almost a decade, teamed up to market roasted coffee beans.

Martin Cassidy contributed to this report.