1:26 PM Dec 12, 2019 CST

Changes to short-term rentals and multifamily districts approved by Franklin BOMA with new zoning ordinance

The ordinance includes changes to short-term vacation rental permitting, the creation of zoning districts for multifamily structures and the creation of a Scenic Corridor Overlay District.


12:07 PM Dec 12, 2019 CST

Williamson Medical Center expands, renames breast health center in Franklin

The center has been renamed for a donor and cancer survivor.



Franklin opens the first phase of a new mountain bike trail to the public

The full course will eventually extend to Liberty Park, according to the city.


The Merrystem now open in downtown Franklin

The Merrystem held a grand opening for its downtown store Nov. 22 at 117 5th Ave. N., Franklin.


New Williamson County middle school to be named from public suggestions

Williamson County Schools is accepting name recommendations from the public for its new middle school.


Party Fowl to open in Cool Springs this February

The restaurant will serve a variety of hot chicken dishes with five spice levels.



Williamson County Schools to dismiss students two hours early Dec. 10

Students will be released early to ensure buses can drive routes before dark.


The Harpeth Hotel opens in downtown Franklin

The hotel will add 119 rooms and suites to Franklin's historic downtown.


Tractor Supply Company raises over $1 million for United Way of Williamson County

The donation was the first-ever million-dollar charitable campaign for the nonprofit organization in the county.


Nashville Fertility Center opens clinic in Franklin

The clinic opened its Franklin location Nov. 18




Franklin BOMA shuts down scooter proposal in Cool Springs

It is unlikely residents will see scooters on the streets of Franklin anytime soon.





Ground in Franklin offers customized burgers, sandwiches and baked potatoes

The eatery operates two locations in Franklin.



GIFT GUIDE: Local places to shop this holiday season in Franklin, Brentwood

For those looking to shop small this holiday season, there are a number of locally-owned store in Franklin and Brentwood to find something for everyone on your gift list.


Flour Shop Bakery offers sweet treats for the holidays

This Brentwood mainstay has been making baked goods for the last 27 years.



Fridrich & Clark Realty marks 20 years at Brentwood office

The company opened its Brentwood-area office in 1999.


1799 Kitchen and Cocktails in The Harpeth Hotel to open for Thanksgiving

The eatery will be the first to open in Harpeth Square in downtown Franklin.


City of Brentwood hires new staff engineer

Lori Lange was hired to city staff in November.


TDOT: No lane closures during Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Nov. 27-Dec. 2

To help cut down on travel delays during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Nov. 25 it will pause all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways.



City of Brentwood updates home elevation codes

City residents in floodways now have the option to raise their homes.