Franklin - Brentwood

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4:30 PM Oct 14, 2020 CDT

2020 census to end Oct. 15 following late Supreme Court decision

The court previously ruled the deadline for all responses would be Oct. 31.

Franklin to hold public hearing on U.S. Colored Troops statue in November

The statue has already been approved by the city and will be placed in the Public Square.

Where to vote early in Williamson County

Early voting in Tennessee is now underway, and registered voters can vote at any one of eight locations in Williamson County.

Franklin to host pumpkin giveaway Oct. 17

The pumpkin patch is free to attend while supplies last.

City of Brentwood approves temporary outdoor dining rules for restaurants

The new rules allow smaller restaurants to add capacity while maintaining social distancing guidelines.

Williamson County commissioners discuss quarantine policies in schools, probable cases

The latest available data as of Oct. 6 shows there are students quarantining at all 49 of the district's schools.

Williamson County preparing for large turnout for Nov. 3 election

Williamson County Election Administrator Chad Gray said the county has registered nearly 14,000 new voters since the Aug. 6 county elections.  

Active home inventory in Williamson County down 57%, plus more real estate updates in Franklin and Brentwood

Homes are selling faster—and for more money—compared to this time last year, data for September 2020 shows.

Active coronavirus cases in Williamson County rise 10% in past 24 hours

So far in October, the county has seen two spikes in new cases, with 81 new active cases reported Oct. 5 and 63 new cases Oct. 12.

Find fall festivals in Franklin, Brentwood plus more local top stories from the week

Read popular news on Community Impact Newspaper's website from the past week from the Nashville area.

USDA extends free meal options for children through entire 2020-21 school year

Meals will be available through the end of the 2020-21 school year under the updated guidelines.

5 development projects to watch this month in Franklin, Brentwood

See which projects are coming soon to your neighborhood.

The Gardner School of Franklin celebrates 10 years

The school has four locations in the Greater Nashville area.

Izzy's Feel Good Food celebrates grand opening in Franklin

The eatery held its grand opening earlier today.

Williamson County Schools proposes 9 asynchronous 'flex days' for remainder of 2020-21 school year

For the flex days, all students in grades K-12 would learn remotely from home, mostly asynchronously, according to the district.

Several fall activities coming up in Franklin, Brentwood and more local news

Read the latest business and community news from Franklin and Brentwood.

Williamson County sees 45% surge in active cases since Sept. 29

This is the highest level of active cases since early September, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Friends of the Brentwood Library to host fall book sale Oct. 8-11

Due to the cancellation the organization's spring sale and a large number of donations, the sale will feature a larger-than-normal selection of books, CDs and DVDs, according to an announcement from the FOBL.

Kate & Lulu's Kitchen now open in Westhaven

The eatery offers breakfast items and pastries, including Texas favorites such as kolaches. 

CoreLife Eatery opens in Cool Springs

The restaurant offers salads, grain bowls, soups made with bone broth, rice bowls, tacos and protein-focused entrees.

Pumpkin patches, outdoor activities and festivals: 9 fall activities to add to your calendar in Franklin, Brentwood

Looking for fun fall events this season? Here are a few ideas to add to your fall bucket list.

City Farmhouse now open in Franklin

The shop, previously located in The Barn Door at 109 S. Margin St., Franklin, offers curated antiques and vintage home decor.