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City of Franklin to refund impact fees for Chickasaw Senior Community project

The city of Franklin will refund almost $500,000 in impact fees paid so far by the Franklin Housing Authority as it constructs affordable senior housing.


Avenida Cool Springs to open this summer on Mallory Station

Avenida Cool Springs at 222 Mallory Station Rd., Franklin is expected to open in mid-June, according to an …


Williamson County commissioners ask federal government for barriers on Natchez Trace Bridge to discourage suicides

In light of longtime safety concerns, Williamson County commissioners have joined Tennessee’s state and federal lawmakers in asking the federal government to install barriers on the Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge, located in northwest Franklin near Hwy. 96.



Williamson County to lower speed limit in Cedarmont Farms

The speed limit in the Cedarmont Farms subdivision near Arno Road will be reduced from 30 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour, following county approval during the May 13 Williamson County Commission meeting.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Berry Farms accepting reservations

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nashville-Franklin under construction at 7100 Berry Farms Crossing, Franklin …


Brentwood City Commission fails to appoint new mayor following May 7 election

After several rounds of voting that did not result in a majority during its May 13 meeting, the Brentwood City Commission has opted to postpone the appointment of mayor.


Williamson County Schools invites community to help with superintendent search

Parents, employees and community members are being asked to give input before Williamson County Schools selects its new superintendent later this year.



Longtime Nashville, Davidson County trustee Charlie Cardwell dies

Charlie Cardwell, the longtime metropolitan trustee for Nashville and Davidson County, has died, Metro Nashville officials confirmed May 13.


Williamson County Schools seek community mentors for new student-entrepreneur center

In preparation for the opening of its new Entrepreneur and Innovation Center, or EIC, this fall, Williamson County Schools is looking for business professionals to mentor 130 students across Williamson County.


Goldfish Swim School now open in Franklin

Goldfish Swim School opened May 7 at 1113 Murfreesboro Rd Suite 201, Franklin. The school offers year-round …


Where to buy last-minute Mother's Day gifts, or take Mom shopping in Franklin, Brentwood

Here are five area boutiques to find a last-minute Mother's Day gift for an important woman in your life. …



Iroquois Steeplechase, Wine & Design, 'The Latchkey Brigade': 5 things to do in the Brentwood and Franklin area this Mother's Day weekend

This Mother's Day weekend there are several events worth attending in the Brentwood and Franklin area. Golf …


Prose to open boutique nail salon in McEwen Northside in Franklin

A new location of Prose, a boutique nail salon, will open at 4031 Aspen Grove Drive, Ste. 126, Franklin, in a …


Brentwood City Commission to choose mayor, vice mayor May 13

Following the May 7 city election, Brentwood commissioners will appoint a new mayor and vice mayor during their next regular meeting May 13.


Vine Street Wine & Spirits to close May 15 in Brentwood

Vine Street Wine & Spirits will close May 15, according to an employee. The store is located at 493 Old …



Next FrankTalks event to cover inclusive play

The May 13 installment of the conversation series FrankTalks will focus on the importance of inclusive play, according to a press release from Franklin Tomorrow.


Two incumbents, two newcomers to take seats on Brentwood City Commission

With all precincts reporting and 4,047 ballots cast, Nelson Andrews, incumbent Anne Dunn, Susannah Macmillan and incumbent Ken Travis have won seats on the Brentwood City Commission.



BREAKING: Jason Golden named interim superintendent for Williamson County Schools

Deputy Superintendent Jason Golden will take over as interim superintendent for Williamson County Schools following the announcement that Mike Looney would be leaving the district next month.



Puppy Jam, Cinco de Meow: 6 things to do in the Franklin and Brentwood area this weekend

There is plenty to do in the Franklin and Brentwood area this weekend, including Cinco de Mayo celebrations, …


7 lane closures to know in the Nashville area this weekend, May 3-5

The Tennessee Department of Transportation and Metro Nashville Public Works have announced several lane …


Strawberry Jubilee, Eat the Street: 5 events to check out in the Greater Nashville area this weekend, May 3-5

With mild temperatures expected this weekend, it is a great time to head outside and enjoy these springtime …


Williamson County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney to take job in Atlanta

Williamson County Schools Director of Schools Mike Looney is leaving for a superintendent role in the Atlanta area.