Today’s Top Stories: April 7, 2021

The Gallatin Hotel
photo from The Gallatin Hotel

Here’s a look at the top stories for April 7, 2021.

1How Burt Reynolds is a Part of Franklin History

It has been more than 45 years since the movie “W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings”, starring actor Burt Reynolds, had its World Premiere in February of 1975 in Nashville at the old Lowe’s Crescent Theatre. While the actor died in 2018, he is remembered by many for the time he spent in Williamson County in 1974 filming the movie. Read More.

The Gallatin Hotel
photo from The Gallatin Hotel

2Historic East Nashville Church to Become Boutique Hotel

A historic East Nashville church has been repurposed by Anchor Rentals into The Gallatin Hotel, 2518 Gallatin Avenue. Read More.

Rodney Atkins
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3Rodney Atkins Sells Brentwood Home

Country artist Rodney Atkins and his wife Rose Falcon have sold their Brentwood home. Read More.

ed and charlotte house
Photo from Franklin Police Dept.

4Franklin Double-fatal Crash Victims’ Family Release Statement

The family of Ed and Charlotte House asked the Department to release the following statement on their behalf, following Sunday’s tragic crash. Read More.

Pig n Pit
photo by Michael Carpenter

5Pig N Pit Opens in Spring Hill

BBQ joint Pig N Pit is officially open in Spring Hill. The restaurant opened to the public on Easter Sunday, according to a Facebook post. Read More.