7:37 PM Oct 18, 2021 CDT

Williamson County Schools adds new board member

New board member Josh Brown attended his first meeting with the school board Oct. 18.


Serrato's Steakhouse to open Oct. 20 in Franklin

The eatery is located off of Columbia Avenue in Franklin.



16 fall events to check out in Franklin, Brentwood; Westhaven Golf Club reopens following renovations and more top area news

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


Williamson Medical Center announces $189M project to expand, renovate hospital

Construction on the project is slated to begin in 2022.


Franklin International Indie Film Festival returns Nov. 9-14

The festival includes a selection of feature films, short films and student submissions.


Franklin Hill Center set for demolition

The buildings along Columbia Avenue are slated to be knocked down in the coming weeks.



Pumpkin patches, spooky tours: 16 fall events to check out in Franklin, Brentwood

Which fall favorite are you adding to your calendar this season?


Westhaven Golf Club reopens following renovations

The course has been undergoing renovations for the past five months.


Mask mandates to remain in effect for Williamson County schools

It is not yet clear how long the block against Gov. Bill Lee's opt-out order will last.


Total Wine & More coming to Brentwood; meet candidates running for Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen plus more top area news

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



Meet the candidates running for Ward 4 on the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen

Elizabeth Wanczak and Patrick Baggett answered questions from Community Impact Newspaper on how they would serve if elected.


Williamson County Schools accepting name ideas for online schools

The district is accepting suggestions through Oct. 18.


Nashville Concrete Contractors now serving Franklin, Brentwood areas

The Franklin-based company offers decorative and stamped concrete designs. 


Total Wine & More to open new location in Brentwood

This will be the company's second location in Tennessee.



GALLERY: Fans flock to Franklin for festival; Williamson County students required to wear masks and more top area news

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


Construction beginning on Brentwood YMCA expansion, renovation

The organization intends to expand and renovate the location on Concord Road and close the location on Maryland Way.


Name announced for Brentwood's first inclusive playground

The project is being developed by the Brentwood Rotary Club to bring a new playground to Granny White Park.


Gov. Bill Lee announces intent to extend mask opt-out order, call special session

The order, issued Aug. 16, is slated to expire Oct. 5.



Williamson County to temporarily relocate COVID-19 testing, vaccine site

The temporary site will be at Christ United Methodist Church.


Franklin votes to cancel lease agreement for Cheekwood Golf Club

After four years of talks with developers, the project has been shot down for now.


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

Residents in those eligible groups should wait at least 6 months after receiving their first two doses before getting a booster dose, according to the health department.


Urban Sips + Sweets now open in The Factory at Franklin

The shop offers gourmet sodas, shave ices and other sweet drinks.



GALLERY: Thousands flock to Franklin for 2021 Pilgrimage festival

The festival marked the return of one of the first large-scale events to return to Williamson County since 2019.


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

On Sept. 24, the U.S. District Court of Middle Tennessee handed down a temporary restraining order blocking Gov. Bill Lee's Executive No. 84, which allows parents to have their children opt out of local mask requirements.