3:11 PM Oct 23, 2019 CDT

5 upcoming weekend ramp closures on I-440 in Nashville

As part of the  ongoing project to widen I-440 in Nashville, several weekend ramp closures are scheduled throughout the corridor, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.


TDOT to move construction work on Franklin Road to Moore's Lane

Construction work on Franklin Road will move further south at the Tennessee Department of Transportation continues work to widen the road.


Property owners approve annexation into Franklin city limits

Property owners on the south side of Franklin have approved a referendum to annex several tracts of land into the city limits.




Williamson County Schools to host two rezoning meetings for new middle school

To help accommodate the district's growing student population, Williamson County Schools is planning to open new campuses next year, and students at surrounding schools will be rezoned as a result.


Williamson County Schools approves 2020-21 academic calendar

While the next summer vacation is still many months away, Williamson County Schools' board has already begun thinking ahead to the next school year.


Early voting totals show just 3.4% turnout in Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen election

Early voting for the city of Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen election has ended, and totals show the number of voters in this year’s election was down from 2017.



Mayor John Cooper says cold weather shelters will open this winter in Nashville

Metro Nashville's emergency cold weather shelters will open this winter, Mayor John Cooper announced Oct. 17.



Columbia State Community College to open new parking garage, eyes fourth building

A new parking garage on Columbia State Community College's Williamson campus is only a few more weeks away from opening, according to college officials.


City of Brentwood takes steps toward modifying home elevation standards for flood prevention

The Brentwood City Commission approved on first reading Oct. 14 an ordinance to modify city regulations on how high residents can elevate their homes to prevent future flooding.



IMPACT ROUND-UP: 7 new businesses opening at Hill Center Brentwood

Several new businesses have opened or will open in the coming months at Hill Center Brentwood, located near the intersection of Franklin Road and Maryland Way in Brentwood. Take a look at what is slated for Phase II of the development.


Eat the Frog Fitness to become latest addition to Hill Center Brentwood

Eat the Frog Fitness, an exercise studio, will open in 2020 in Hill Center Brentwood at 205 Franklin Road, Brentwood. The studio, founded by 2008 Olympic gold medalist Bryan Clay and longtime fitness executive Joe Culver, delivers highly personalized workouts in a studio setting, according to a release from H.G. Hill Realty, the leasing company for Hill Center Brentwood.


MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes to open in Hill Center Brentwood

Texas-based eatery MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes will open a location in Hill Center Brentwood at 213 Franklin Road, Brentwood, in spring 2020, according to a news release from H.G. Hill Realty, the leasing company for the development.


Emerald Ash Borer topples Tennessee’s trees

Tennessee is home to more than 250 million ash trees, and an invasive species called the Emerald Ash Borer is threatening them.



Belmont University in Nashville to host presidential debate in 2020

Belmont University is hosting a presidential debate in 2020, the university announced Oct. 11.


Q&As: Meet the candidates running for the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen

Registered voters in the city of Franklin will have a chance to cast their votes for four at-large aldermen and the mayor in this year's board of mayor and aldermen election.


Inflair Boutique now open in Franklin

Inflair Boutique, an Indian ethnic clothing store for men, women and children, held a grand opening Sept. 2 …


Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service at Nashville International Airport

Spirit Airlines launched service Oct. 10 from the Nashville International Airport to several U.S. cities.



Painted Tree Marketplace now open in Franklin

Painted Tree Marketplace opened Oct. 10 at 1113 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin. The store features home goods, …


Clean Juice now open in Brentwood

Clean Juice opened in mid-October at 205 Franklin Road, Ste. 170, Brentwood. The smoothie and juice spot …


Pure Sweat + Float Studio celebrates first year in Cool Springs

Pure Sweat + Float Studio celebrated its first anniversary at its Cool Springs location at 1560 W. McEwen Drive, Ste. 154, Franklin, on Oct. 9. The studio offers sauna sessions and floatation therapy.


The Gua Sha Facial now open in Brentwood

Owner Darlene McDowell opened The Gua Sha Facial in September at 7003 Chadwick Drive, Ste. 222, Brentwood. …