Williamson Medical Center to end children's hospital partnership with Vanderbilt and more top local news from this week

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Read the top stories from this week from Franklin and Brentwood.

Williamson Medical Center will not renew children’s hospital partnership with Vanderbilt

Officials with Williamson Medical Center announced Oct. 23 that the hospital will not renew its partnership with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt.

No city restrictions set for Halloween; officials urge safety precautions

Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey said Oct. 19 the city does not regulate or restrict activities for Halloween or other major holiday traditions that are not city events.


Residents organizing Christmas parade in downtown Franklin

In response to the cancellation of the Christmas parade held annually in downtown Franklin by the Kiwanis Club of Franklin, residents have begun organizing an alternate event in its place.

GUIDE: Everything Williamson County voters need to know ahead of the Nov. 3 election

Here is what voters in Williamson County need to know about when, where and how to cast their ballot.

Williamson County Schools cautions against using campuses for political parades

Officials with Williamson County Schools are cautioning residents against gathering on school grounds for any upcoming political events.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.





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Hattie Jane's Creamery is now open in Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hattie Jane's Creamery now open in Franklin

The ice cream shop offers signature flavors, such as Nana Puddin', Toasted Coconut Minty Chip and Chocoholic, as well as seasonal flavors, such as Blood Orange Mimosa and Strawberry Jam.

Waldo's Chicken & Beer will open in the former location of Captain D's on New Hwy. 96 West. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Waldo’s Chicken & Beer to open second Franklin location

The eatery will open a second location in Franklin later this year in the former site of Captain D's.

Approximately 1 million Tennessee residents have been fully vaccinated, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
1/3 Williamson County residents have first dose; Franklin to host storm cleanup and more top area news

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

As active cases in the county plateau, vaccinations are on the rise. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Williamson County active COVID-19 cases have remained largely stable for past several weeks

As active cases drop, the number of residents getting vaccinated continues to rise.

The city of Franklin will host a neighborhood cleanup April 19-20. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Franklin to host neighborhood cleanup for storm debris April 19-20

Debris and other household waste must be placed on the curb by April 18.

Harpeth House will open April 11 on the Christ Community Church campus. (Courtesy Christ Community Church)
Christ Community Church to open Harpeth House on Hillsboro Road

A grand opening celebration is scheduled for April 11.

Gov. Bill Lee announced April 6 he is in opposition to mandated "vaccine passports." (Screenshot via Facebook)
Gov. Bill Lee announces support for legislation banning 'vaccine passports'

Lee said he is supporting legislation that would prohibit government-mandated proof of vaccination status.

The meeting will be streamed online via Facebook and YouTube. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Brentwood to host virtual neighborhood meeting for new fire station April 8

Construction on the new station is slated to begin later this year.

The shop offers a selection of soaps made from all-natural ingredients. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Buff City Soap to open in Cool Springs

The store sells soaps, scrubs, bath bombs and lotions made from natural ingredients.

Chase will open a new location in Franklin. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Chase to open new bank location in Franklin

The new location is slated to open across from Aldi and Trees N Trends in Franklin.

Several parks in the city of Franklin remain closed due to high water. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Some closures after storm; cities declare states of emergency and more top Franklin, Brentwood news

Read the top stories from the past week in the Franklin and Brentwood areas.