Franklin - Brentwood

Stay informed about the latest local news in Franklin and Brentwood, including transportation and development headlines, information on new businesses, and updates from Williamson County Schools and local government entities.

3:59 PM Apr 4, 2022 CDT

Williamson Medical Center breaks ground to mark start of $200 million expansion

The expansion will take the hospital's capacity from 203 to 269 beds, according to the center and is driven by the region's unprecedented growth.



Brentwood City Commission initiates annexation of 184 acres near Nolensville line

A developer is planning a 76 lot residential subdivision on the land, City Manager Kirk Bednar said.



Huckleberry Brewing Co. teases spring 2022 Franklin opening

The brewery and restaurant will be located at 600A Frazier Drive, Franklin.


Amid surging inflation, Brentwood approves immediate 1-time payments for workers

The payment is meant to offset financial pressure caused by increased gasoline prices and other expenses.


Belle Maison home and gift store open in Cool Springs Galleria in Franklin

The store offers a mix of home furniture, antiques, vintage items and exports, the owner said.


Clean Juice now open in Meridian Cool Springs

The store will celebrate opening its doors with a ribbon cutting April 7.



Glamour Formals, a women's dress store, coming to Franklin

The store sells dresses and gowns for a range of special occasions.


Williamson County Board of Education advances proposed $467M budget for FY 2022-23

The prospective budget includes a 2% raise for all teachers.


Franklin Special School District resolution urges Legislature to punt charter school bills

The policy would allow charter schools to share school buildings that are under 50% of a Local Education Agency's capacity limits.


Franklin weighing development potential on southern edges of city; Hire Dynamics staffing agency coming to Brentwood and more top local news

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



Pinup Skin Spa expands in Franklin

The business opened in Franklin in 2013.


The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen approve City Hall Master Plan, set Brownland Farm public hearing

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will decide more specific details of the future City Hall later this year during a schematic design phase.


Williamson County resident Dr. Paul Thomas named Sports Medicine Person of the Year by state group

The Williamson County resident has worked at the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee since 1991.


Restaurant Red Pony reopens in Franklin; Exotica Airbrush Tanning now open in Brentwood and more top business news

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



Franklin leaders weighing development potential on southern edges of city

The study will assess the feasibility of different forms of development for land outside the city's Urban Growth Boundary.



Corporate Artworks & Health Environment Art Services to open in Franklin March 25

The firm specializes in providing art for businesses and the health care industry, according to its website.


Hire Dynamics staffing agency coming to Brentwood

The Brentwood branch of the staffing agency is expected to create 50 jobs, according to the company.



Palmetto Moon boutique coming to Cool Springs soon

The Southern-inspired boutique is based in Charleston, South Carolina.


Early voting dates, times and locations set for Williamson County May 3 primaries

The Williamson County Election Commission released time and location information for the April 13-28 early voting period.


New EMS station opens at Brentwood Police Department March 9

The EMS station is the 15th in the county, according to Williamson Medical Center.


Sticks & Stones Axe Co. celebrates opening in Franklin

The business is co-owned by husband and wife Zach and Pamela Graham.