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ADA compliance in Brentwood has $700,000 price tag across multi-year improvements plan

PHOTO: Truncated domes are seen at the corner of East Park Drive and Maryland Way on April 17 in Brentwood, Tenn. / Photo by Rachael Long By RACHAEL LONG  The City of Brentwood is setting off on a project to make Brentwood more accessible to the disabled community. To that end, city staff have budgeted

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Public meeting is Monday on Williamson 2040 Comprehensive Plan guiding land use

A public meeting on work to update the Williamson County Comprehensive Plan has been set for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Ave., Franklin. The plan, known as Williamson 2040, is meant to articulate a shared vision for the future of Williamson County and set specific goals

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Cadillac President visits Saturn GM Plant ahead of Cadillac XT6 launch

PHOTO: Cadillac President Steve Carlisle sits in one of the pre-production Cadillac XT6's at the General Motors Spring Hill Plant on Tuesday. / Photo by Alexander Willis By ALEXANDER WILLIS Flying in from General Motors’ (GM) headquarters in Detroit, president of Cadillac Steve Carlisle came to visit the Saturn GM plant in Spring Hill Tuesday

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"The World We Make" premieres at Franklin Theatre

ABOVE: Rose Reid, right, a Franklin native and star of "The World We Make," poses on the red carpet in front of the Franklin Theatre on Sunday night.   Another red carpet movie premiere was held Sunday night at the Franklin Theatre, this time for a film created and shot in and around Franklin. The

By | 2019-04-08T03:19:30+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on "The World We Make" premieres at Franklin Theatre

The start of the south corridor study follows months of data collection and previous studies

By MATT BLOIS A group of regional planning organizations officially kicked off a study last week seeking to improve transit between Maury County and downtown Nashville, but they have been preparing for the public rollout of the study for months. During the past year, the Greater Nashville Regional Council, WeGo Public Transit and The Tennessee

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Legislative update event looks a lot like a town hall, but with more state troopers

Several State Troopers, as well as officers from the Franklin Police Department and the Columbia State Community College Department of Public Safety showed up to the Williamson Inc. legislative update on Friday morning. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS The first Williamson Inc. legislative update on Friday morning event ran much like the chamber’s

By | 2019-03-29T19:17:38+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Legislative update event looks a lot like a town hall, but with more state troopers

Reforms simplify taxes for some, but also create new rules that tax preparers have to learn

By MATT BLOIS The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 lowered tax rates, increased the standard deduction and implemented other major reforms to the tax code. In some ways, those changes made filing taxes this year simpler for many residents of Williamson County, especially those taking the larger standard deduction. However, the

By | 2019-03-26T22:00:26+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Tags: |Comments Off on Reforms simplify taxes for some, but also create new rules that tax preparers have to learn

O’More campus renamed "Franklin Grove," reclaiming 1830s heritage

ABOVE: The ca. 1897 Berry (Fleming-Farrah) Mansion sits in the location of the Hines family home. // FILE PHOTO   The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has announced the new name of the former O’More College of Design campus will be Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, paying homage to the property’s origins as the campus

By | 2019-03-26T22:36:38+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, More News|Comments Off on O’More campus renamed "Franklin Grove," reclaiming 1830s heritage

Harpeth Square crane will depart from downtown Franklin skyline this week

The tower crane that has loomed above downtown Franklin's Harpeth Square project between 1st and 2nd Avenue North has served its purpose and is leaving Franklin's skyline the end of this week. Traffic will be rerouted to accommodate the dismantling project. Beginning at noon on Friday, March 29, through Saturday, March 30, 2019, Main Street adjacent to

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Harpeth Hotel gives nod to history with naming of its 2 restaurants

A photo rendering shows how the four-sided bar at 1799 Kitchen and Cocktails will look when the Harpeth Hotel opens this summer. // Photo submitted By JOHN McBRYDE  As they look ahead to the scheduled opening this summer of the Harpeth Hotel in downtown Franklin, the owners and manager have looked behind in the naming

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