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The Glass Touch in The Factory ending operations this week

Franklin glass studio The Glass Touch is closing its doors Sept. 19 at its location in The Factory at …


State of the Schools: WCS, FSSD talk growth and success, ask for business mentors

School officials in Williamson County addressed a crowd of business and community leaders Tuesday, Sept. 17 at a State of the Schools at the Factory at Franklin.


Williamson County Schools board passes parameters for rezoning, re-elects chairs

In a brief meeting Sept. 16, the Williamson County Schools board voted on parameters for rezoning, re-elected its chair and vice chair, and asked potential bus drivers to apply with the district.



Voter registration for Franklin city elections ends Sept. 23

Franklin residents who wish to vote in this year's local elections must register to vote by Sept. 23.


New tenants announced for Hill Center Phase II in Brentwood; Clean Juice to open doors next week

Four new tenants have been announced for the Hill Center development between 219-235 Franklin Road, Brentwood, according to a press release.


Festivals, conventions and self-defense: four things to do in Brentwood and Franklin this weekend

There are multiple weekend-long events in the area this weekend, plus a variety of one-time things to do. …




Brentwood breaks ground on new $29M police headquarters

Kicking off its largest city project to date, Brentwood City Commission and Brentwood Police Department broke ground on its new police headquarters Sept. 11.


Long Lane annexation, multifamily development advance during BOMA meeting

A pair of properties south of Murfreesboro Road and east of I-65 took procedural steps toward their respective annexation and rezoning plans at the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10.


Amazon to host job fair in Nashville Sept. 17

Nearly one year after announcing it would create thousands of jobs in Nashville, Amazon is hosting job fairs in six U.S. cities on Sept. 17 to fill 30,000 full-time and part-time positions available nationwide, the company announced Monday, Sept. 9.


Williamson County moves closer to issuing over $30M of bonds for non-school projects

Williamson County took the second step toward a bond issuance of more than $30 million at the county commission meeting Sept. 9.



Brentwood takes first steps towards scooter ban

To prevent the usage of short-term rental scooters from migrating into the city, Brentwood is in the process of passing a new ordinance to prohibit them from being operated in the city limits.


Williamson County to debut convenience voting system in 2020

After the upcoming Franklin elections this October, Williamson County residents will be able to take advantage of a new voting procedure for the 2020 primaries and beyond.


GALLERY: BrightStone breaks ground on new campus, marks 20 years in Franklin

BrightStone, a Franklin-based nonprofit dedicated to serving developmentally disabled adults, held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 7 for its future campus on Columbia Pike.


Ramsey Solutions celebrates opening of new headquarters in Franklin

State and city officials attended a ceremony Sept. 6 to mark the grand opening of the new headquarters for Ramsey Solutions.



Ascension Saint Thomas to host free health care clinic Sept. 7 with dental, vision services and screenings

As part of its Medical Missions at Home program, Ascension Saint Thomas will host its annual free health care clinic in downtown Nashville on Sept. 7.


Nightly lane closures to begin on Franklin Road in Brentwood on Sept. 9

Starting on Monday, Sept. 9, crews with the Tennessee Department of Transportation will close one lane on Franklin Road from 6 p.m.-6 a.m., a practice which will continue for the next few weeks, according to the city of Brentwood.


Brentwood to consider prohibiting dockless scooter usage at next city commission meeting, Sept. 9

As Nashville continues to work to determine how scooters will operate in the city, the Brentwood City Commission will vote next week on whether to ban them altogether.


Brentwood Market & Deli reopens on Franklin Road

Brentwood Market & Deli reopened Sept. 5 under new ownership at 925 Franklin Road, Brentwood. The store, …



Coming Soon: Dushi Wrap Cafe set to open in Cool Springs next week

Dushi Wrap Cafe will open on Monday, Sept. 9 at 9040 Carothers Pkwy., Ste. B105, in the space formerly home …


Nashville Mayor David Briley signs executive order calling to repeal sanctuary cities bill

In an executive order issued Sept. 3, Mayor David Briley has called on state lawmakers to repeal House Bill 2315—more commonly known as the "sanctuary cities" bill—which went into effect earlier this year. The bill prohibits Tennessee cities from adopting sanctuary policies related to immigration.


A guide to: The Tennessee State Fair

For more than 150 years, the Tennessee State Fair has served as a 10-day gathering for agricultural and educational activities. This year’s event, set for Sept. 6-15, is expected to draw more than 100,000 people for contests, food and midway rides.


Mylkbar Eco Nails and Beauty now open in Cool Springs

Mylkbar Eco Nails and Beauty opened Aug. 23 at 3065 Mallory Lane, Ste. 107, Franklin. The salon offers …