In Case Y’all Missed It: 10 Top Stories of the Week


Our 10 top stories from the last week.

The Factory at Franklin
Rendering of The Factory at Franklin from Holladay Properties

The Nashville office of Holladay Properties, led by Allen Arender, has purchased The Factory at Franklin (230 Franklin Rd, Franklin) for $56 million and are investing much more into the former stove factory to create what the new owners believe will be a national model for adaptive re-use of early 20th Century industrial structures. Read More

After two years of locked horns over the Brownland Farm development proposal, at the September 14 meeting of the Board of Mayor and Alderman (BOMA) nerves were frazzled and patience was running thin as updated data on the flood plains arose in the eleventh hour. Read More

These are the scores for Chinese restaurants in Williamson County with their most recent inspection score as of September 30, 2021. Read more

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A look at COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County, with information from the TN Department of Health. Read More

Williamson Medical Center is providing an updated snapshot of their COVID-19 inpatients as of September 30, 2021. Read More

Fall is here and we all know what that means: Pumpkin Spice everything, leaves changing colors and who can forget all those fun fall happening throughout Middle Tennessee? Here is where to go for everything that celebrates fall. Read More

The Lesson From COVID_ Schools Should Not Return to “Normal”
From left to right: Mark Claypool & John McLaughlin

COVID’s negative impact on learning rages on. But, if there is anything the pandemic has taught us, it is that schools should not return to “normal,” writes John McLaughlin and Mark Claypool, founders of Galileo Education, Inc., the parent company of Galileo Preparatory Academy, which will open this January in Franklin. Read More

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Williamson County Schools (WCS) has announced new mask requirement information. Read More

Minnie Pearl Grandparents home
photo by SilverPointe Properties

The former home of Minnie Pearl’s grandparents, William and Ophelia House, is for sale in downtown Franklin. Read More

After careful consideration and inspection, the old Georgia Boot Factory Pavilion at Bicentennial Park will be demolished due to safety concerns. Read More.