Franklin - Brentwood

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8:31 AM Mar 17, 2022 CDT

Exotica Airbrush Tanning now open in Brentwood

The business moved from California to Brentwood.


Red Pony restaurant reopens in downtown Franklin

Red Pony restaurant reopened in February on Franklin's Main Street.


Williamson Medical Center, other groups plan blood drive in Franklin March 29 to address state shortage

The Williamson Medical Center, The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee and Blood Assurance will host a blood drive March 29 in Franklin to address a blood shortage statewide, according to WMC.



Caroline and Luke Bryan chairing WIlliamson Medical Center's $25M capital campaign

The Williamson Medical Center Foundation has enlisted Caroline Bryan and her husband, country singer Luke Bryan, to kick off its $25 million “More for You, Close to Home” capital campaign to help support a major construction project to add capacity at the facility.


Heritage Foundation announces Main Street Festival set for April 23-24 in Franklin

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County this week announced dates for the Main Street Festival in late April.


Nonprofits help guide creation of inclusive parks in Franklin and Brentwood

Nonprofits help guide creation of inclusive parks in Franklin and Brentwood


My Bag My Story focuses on foster care gaps

My Bag My Story focuses on foster care gaps



Nashville Elvis Festival to return to Franklin's Jamison Theater

Elvis Presley fans can gather March 24-27 for the Nashville Elvis Festival at the Jamison Theater in Franklin, an event to celebrate the musical legacy of Presley.


Transitional home for women opens in Franklin; board approves luxury condos and more top area news

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


Franklin releases draft Historic Overlay District protection guidelines before potential adoption

A revision of the city's Historic District Design Guidelines was released March 10 before consideration for approval this spring.


Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen approves Legends View luxury condos for Cool Springs

Plans for Legends View include executive office suites in each unit, according to Eric Powers, president and CEO of The Innovations Group LLC.



Franklin residents announce formation of Branch Insurance Partners

Patrick Baggett and Blake Lambert, two Franklin residents, announced the formation of Branch Insurance Partners on March 10.


Franklin residents Cordia and Tom Harrington named chairs of 2022 Heritage Ball on Oct. 1

Cordia and Tom Harrington are co-founders of Nashville-based Crown Bakeries and Franklin residents. They have been named chairs of the 49th annual Heritage Ball, a black-tie event.


Franklin to weigh luxury condos, City Hall design, contentious Brownland Farm development March 8

On March 8, Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will consider luxury condos, City Hall and the pending Brownland Farms development.


Oak Cottage for Women opens second Franklin transitional home

The Oak Cottage for Women, a Christian-centered nonprofit organization, opened its second transitional home for women leaving incarceration March 3 at 2242 S. Berry Chapel Road, Franklin.



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

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


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

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


Williamson County Schools to hold teacher job fair

Williamson County Schools will hold a job fair at Ravenswood High School March 5 to try hire staff for the 2022-23 school year.


Athleta opens store in Thoroughbred Village in Franklin

Athleta opened a store March 1 in the Thoroughbred Village Shopping Center in Cool Springs.



The Williamson County Animal Center celebrates its grand opening in Franklin

The Williamson County Animal Center celebrated its grand opening Feb. 28.


Richard Hickey named new police chief for Brentwood Police Department

Richard Hickey, a 30-year veteran of the force, was named the new Brentwood police chief Feb. 28.


Brentwood hosts 2 meetings this week on stormwater regulation updates

Stormwater regulations will be the subject of two community meetings in Brentwood on March 2-3.


Metamorphosis Aesthetics now open in Brentwood

Metamorphosis Aesthetics now open in Brentwood