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Funeral and memorial arrangements announced for Boyce Magli

By MATT MASTERS Funeral arrangements have been announced for longtime Williamson County businessman Boyce Magli, who died unexpectedly while bird hunting in Argentina on Aug. 8. “Hunting with friends was one of his passions. He was only 76 years old and has left us too soon,” Boyce’s brother Tom Magli said in an email. Public

New home interiors store in downtown Franklin presents ‘the next chapter’ for owner

PHOTO: Jill Johnson (third from left) held a grand opening Thursday for her Storehouse no. 9 store, and friends (from left) Roxanne Roberts, Shelby Boyd, Susan Mull, Cheryl Slemp and Jackie Fest were among those who attended. // Photos by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE After about 10 years of working as a designer from her

By | 2019-05-31T22:16:58-05:00 June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New home interiors store in downtown Franklin presents ‘the next chapter’ for owner

After sitting vacant for years, offices are going up on an empty lot in Franklin

PHOTO: Two office buildings are going up on a vacant lot in Franklin. / Photo Geert De lombaerde By MATT BLOIS After sitting vacant for years, offices are going up on an empty lot on Royal Oaks Boulevard. Franklin approved plans for the development in September. The building will include about 100,000 square feet of new

By | 2019-02-14T04:05:06-05:00 February 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Real-Estate|Tags: , |Comments Off on After sitting vacant for years, offices are going up on an empty lot in Franklin

Kirkland’s leader will keynote Williamson, Inc. Annual Celebration Nov. 7

By BROOKE WANSER A leader at Brentwood-based Kirkland’s, Inc. will be the keynote speaker for the county chamber of commerce’s annual celebration on Wednesday, November 7. Mike Cairnes is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Kirkland’s, a Fortune 1000 company of 400 retail stores. Kirkland's was founded in 1966 by Carl Kirkland.

By | 2018-10-29T03:40:17-05:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Events, Featured, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Kirkland’s leader will keynote Williamson, Inc. Annual Celebration Nov. 7

Coffee house wasn’t for sale, but owner was swayed by California couple’s vision

PHOTO: Mike and Sarah Lemon sit on the porch of the Coffee House at Second and Bridge on Wednesday, October 24, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER When Mike and Sarah Lemon moved to Franklin two years ago, she stumbled across the Coffee House at Second and Bridge almost by accident. After checking out an antique

By | 2018-10-26T15:58:07-05:00 October 28th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: , |Comments Off on Coffee house wasn’t for sale, but owner was swayed by California couple’s vision

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Page, Nolensville, Franklin, Summit, BGA all earn wins

PHOTO: Franklin running back Matt Gaca fights for yardage in a game against Centennial earlier this season. / STEVE WHEELER BY RUSSELL VANNOZZI The high school football regular season came to an end Friday. Some are on to the playoffs, while others will clean out their lockers and head home. Each of the Williamson County

By | 2018-10-27T06:49:26-05:00 October 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Featured - SHHP, Sports, WillCo Football|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Page, Nolensville, Franklin, Summit, BGA all earn wins

Brentwood Costco opens warehouse retailer’s first car wash in the eastern U.S.

PHOTO: A newly constructed building houses Costco's car wash, the first in the eastern United States.//Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER When Costco Wholesale’s newly built car wash opened for business on Saturday, the warehouse store became the first location in the eastern United States to offer the service. “This is the first of its kind

By | 2018-10-25T19:17:31-05:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Brentwood, Business, BW-News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Brentwood Costco opens warehouse retailer’s first car wash in the eastern U.S.

Puppy Mill Bill: Franklin aldermen disagree on role of government in push to ban cat, dog sales from commercial breeders

PHOTO: Eric Swafford, the Humane Society's state director for Tennessee, was one of many animal advocates who filled City Hall during a Tuesday night work session to support a bill that would ban commercial breeders from selling dogs and cats in Franklin. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER On Tuesday night, Franklin’s Board of Mayor

By | 2018-10-24T01:56:31-05:00 October 24th, 2018|Categories: Community, Featured, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Puppy Mill Bill: Franklin aldermen disagree on role of government in push to ban cat, dog sales from commercial breeders

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 | 2018-10-19T16:13:55-05:00 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

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 | 2018-10-17T23:31:02-05:00 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