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Franklin becomes first city in Tennessee to achieve LEED Silver certification

PHOTO: Mayor Ken Moore and City Administrator Eric Stuckey with the Sustainability Commission./City of Franklin CITY OF FRANKLIN The City of Franklin announced Thursday that it has achieved LEED Silver certification, making it the first city in Tennessee to be certified. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, was created by the U.S. Green

By | 2018-10-19T16:13:55+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Franklin becomes first city in Tennessee to achieve LEED Silver certification

Beloved Berry Farms frozen custard shop begins offering lunch

PHOTO: Erin and Brian Welch at their Whit’s location of Berry Farms on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018./Brooke Wanser BY BROOKE WANSER During a trip to Columbus, Ohio, Brian and Erin Welch ate at Whit’s Frozen Custard each day in the four-day weekend. “I’m an ice cream junkie and I have been for my entire life,”

By | 2018-10-19T01:32:57+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Beloved Berry Farms frozen custard shop begins offering lunch

Nashville’s Vida-Flo IV hydration company will expand with location in Cool Springs

By BROOKE WANSER A Nashville IV hydration and therapy company will be the latest to join the health and wellness push in Franklin when they open up shop near LifeTime Fitness next year. Vida-Flo Nashville, which managing partner Michael Haley said started in Atlanta six years ago, offers bagged fluids, vitamins, and antioxidants to cure

By | 2018-10-17T23:31:02+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Cool Springs, Featured, Franklin|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nashville’s Vida-Flo IV hydration company will expand with location in Cool Springs

African-American Heritage Society to host first "Black Coffee" networking event on Oct. 24

By BROOKE WANSER Williamson County's African American Heritage Society will host the first in a series of networking events called "Black Coffee" on Wednesday, October 24. A group will gather from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Ty's House in the Hard Bargain neighborhood for coffee, pastries, and discussion from entrepreneurs and professionals about their successes

By | 2018-10-17T18:57:02+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Community, Events, Featured, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on African-American Heritage Society to host first "Black Coffee" networking event on Oct. 24

Captain D’s closes doors after 39 years in downtown Franklin; parent company plans expansion

PHOTO: Signs had been torn down from the front and drive through portion of Captain D’s by Tuesday, October 16, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER After nearly 40 years in business, the Captain D’s in downtown Franklin has closed its doors for good. While a location on Mallory Lane is still open for business, the

By | 2018-10-17T02:45:22+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Captain D’s closes doors after 39 years in downtown Franklin; parent company plans expansion

City of Franklin will host first of three special work sessions to discuss capital improvements

By BROOKE WANSER City of Franklin board and staff will have three meetings over the coming weeks to discuss capital investment projects for transportation, sewer and parks. The first meeting is Monday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m., where the Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hear a presentation about transportation initiatives. Long-term transportation strategy A

By | 2018-10-15T19:00:56+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin, More News|Tags: , |Comments Off on City of Franklin will host first of three special work sessions to discuss capital improvements

Leigh Bawcom encourages women in business at Williamson, Inc. while running her own events company

PHOTO: Leigh Bawcom has lived in Franklin most of her life; here, she stands outside the Coffee House at Second and Bridge./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER While the Williamson County business community may know Leigh Bawcom as the director of member engagement for Williamson, Inc., she stays busy by running an events company on the

By | 2018-10-12T22:34:19+00:00 October 13th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Leigh Bawcom encourages women in business at Williamson, Inc. while running her own events company

E|Spaces announces Nashville native as CEO, new location coming to downtown Franklin

PHOTO: TJ Wilt //SUBMITTED E|SPACES, a leading professional office and meeting space provider with multiple locations in Middle Tennessee and a pending launch in Orlando, today announced that TJ Wilt has been named chief executive officer and partner responsible for strategic planning and growth. The company is also expanding with a new location in the

By | 2018-10-11T17:10:15+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on E|Spaces announces Nashville native as CEO, new location coming to downtown Franklin

These are the top ten ranked hotels in Franklin

By BROOKE WANSER With tourism at an all time high, visitors to Franklin have plenty of hotel and motel options to choose from during a stay. In 2017, 1.51 million people visited Franklin, a six percent increase over the previous year, according to recently released statistics from Visit Franklin, the Williamson County Convention and Visitors

By | 2018-10-10T23:54:52+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on These are the top ten ranked hotels in Franklin

New health and wellness center in Brentwood will offer free cryotherapy at grand opening Saturday

  Restore, an Austin, Texas-based comprehensive health and wellness center offering cryotherapy and hyperbaric oxygen chambers, is hosting a grand opening celebration at their new Brentwood location on October 13. Restore offers IV drip therapy, infrared saunas, local cryotherapy, Normatec compression therapy, and micronutrient testing. These services help clients optimize their health and performance, limit

By | 2018-10-09T19:27:59+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin, Health & Fitness|Tags: , |Comments Off on New health and wellness center in Brentwood will offer free cryotherapy at grand opening Saturday