City of Franklin Releases Public Review Draft of Updated Zoning Ordinance

Public Can Review through Summer and Give Feedback Franklin–The City of Franklin’s Department of Planning and Sustainability and their planning consultant, Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative, LLC (TPUDC) have recently completed a major update to the City’s Zoning Ordinance and have released a Public Review Draft. The draft has been made available for public…

Barrels of Hope

An exclusive Jack Daniel’s experience benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association    You’re invited to attend Barrels of Hope, an exclusive tasting and tour of the Jack Daniel’s distillery in Lynchburg benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter. On June 8, a charter bus will take all ticket holders from Franklin to the Distillery, where experts will be on…

Heritage Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Preservation Symposium

Presented by Renasant Bank, the program will feature nationally renowned speakers and local preservation leaders. May 23, 2019 (FRANKLIN, Tenn.) – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN is hosting its 2nd Annual Preservation Symposium: Practical Preservation, presented by Renasant Bank, at the Williamson County Enrichment Center on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.…

Hampton Inn and Suites Cool Springs Celebrates Recent Renovations

Hampton Inn and Suites showcased its new lobby and room renovations on Thursday in Cool Springs with a celebratory ribbon cutting in partnership with Williamson, Inc. Located within walking distance of CoolSprings Galleria, the newly renovated hotel with 127 rooms came to Franklin in 1996. Nancy Conway, Williamson, Inc.’s senior vice president of community relations,…

Developer shows Nolensville ‘Southwalk,’ a 27-acre Mixed-Use Development Proposal

After it appeared on the Nolensville Planning Commission agenda last week, a developer invited Nolensville residents and community members to a Town Hall Tuesday night to discuss plans for a newly-proposed mixed-use development called Southwalk. With concerns spanning more than an hour of discussion, planning commissioners deferred the proposed development to the June 11 Planning Commission meeting. Entrepreneur…

Bone and Joint Institute’s Grand Opening Pays Homage to Legacy of Dr. Craig Ferrell

Inside the atrium of the newly opened Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee stands the locker that belonged to the doctor who founded the practice in 1979. It came over from the nearby Williamson Medical Center, where it had remained untouched since the day Dr. Craig Ferrell died seven years ago from injuries he had…

Nolensville named in 2019 study as ‘Best Place to Live’ in Tennessee

The town of Nolensville was recently named the “Best Place to Live” in Tennessee, according to a recent data analysis by HomeSnacks. Nolensville was selected by the online regional infotainment company based on recent census and FBI data, as well as information which analyzes a city’s crime rates, job opportunities and salaries, affordable housing, schools and commute…

Deadline extended until May 24 for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Award Nominations

The deadline for nominations for Franklin Tomorrow’s 13th annual Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards has been extended for one week until Friday, May 24, to allow for additional time to prepare nominations. Williamson County is blessed with individuals of all ages and companies and groups of all sizes who give unselfishly of themselves to make our…