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To-do list: 7 events to add to your calendar in September and October

From Brentwood's 50th birthday bash to the annual Heritage Ball, there is a lot to do in Brentwood and …


Brentwood finalizes scooter ban within city limits

Brentwood City Commission voted Sept. 23 to approve the second and final reading of an ordinance banning the operation of dockless scooters, electric bikes and other small electric vehicles on public roads, sidewalks and rights of way.


Williamson County schools receive TN Ready results

On Aug. 15, the Tennessee Department of Education announced test results for TN Ready, the statewide standardized test administered to elementary, middle and high school students every spring. Schools in Williamson County have received two of the top rankings from the state.



Brentwood issues burn ban due to drought conditions

The City of Brentwood is instituting a ban on open burning until further notice, according to a release from a city spokesperson.


City of Franklin issues voluntary water conservation notice

As a result of dry weather conditions across Williamson County during the past several weeks, the city of Franklin is asking residents to limit excessive water use throughout the city.


Jack+Jill Aesthetics now open in Franklin

Jack+Jill Aesthetics opened in August at 1010 Murfreesboro Road, Ste. 190A, Franklin. The business offers a …


Free live music, farmer's market, Nerf wars; four things to do in Franklin and Brentwood this weekend

For those who are not attending the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, there are plenty of other …



Jet's Pizza to close Lumber Drive location in Franklin

Jet's Pizza will permanently close its location at 102 Lumber Drive at 10 p.m. on Sept. 21, according to a sign posted on the eatery's door.


Mill Creek Brewing Co. to open Franklin taproom Sept. 18

Mill Creek Brewing Co. will open its newest taproom Sept. 18 in Franklin Sept. 18 at 216 Noah Drive, Ste. 140, Franklin, in the former location of Mantra Artisan Ales.


ROAD CLOSURE: I-440 bridge over I-65 in Nashville to close Sept. 20-23 for widening project

As part of ongoing construction on I-440 in Nashville , the I-440 bridge over I-65 will close this weekend, Sept. 20-23 for a widening project, the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Friday, Aug. 9.


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.