Top Stories of 2018

From celebrity weddings to restaurant openings, here are 10 of the most popular stories published on Williamson Source in 2018.

1Miley Cyrus Marries Liam Hemsworth in Franklin

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth got married at Cyrus’ Franklin home in December of 2018. Miley purchased the home in 2017. In attendance at the wedding was Cyrus sisters Noah and Brandi, as well as, Hemsworth’s brothers Luke and Chris. Read more.

2Logan’s Roadhouse in Cool Springs Closes

Logan’s Roadhouse, located at 7087 Bakers Bridge Avenue, Franklin, closed in April 2018. According to Logan’s Roadhouse, the company chose not to continue their lease on Bakers Bridge Avenue in order to allow other sites to grow. Read more.

Photo: Tanger Outlets in Charleston, South Carolina

3Tanger Outlets to Open in Antioch

In October, Nashville Business Journal announced  Tanger Outlets would open in the Century Farms development in Antioch. Century Farms is  a 300+ acre, mixed-use, master-planned development  located along I-24 in Southeast Davidson County. Read more.

4Jason Aldean Puts Columbia Home on the Market

Jason Aldean and wife Brittany moved to Columbia in 2016 and put their 120-acre estate on the market in August 2018. Aldean purchased the estate for $5.35 million and it was listed for $7.87 million. Read more.

5How Tennessee’s Liquor Laws Compare to Neighboring States

No two states are alike when it comes to liquor laws, and most are changing from year to year. Tennessee’s wine in grocery stores law puts it in line with neighboring states. Read more.

6Construction Underway on New Olive Garden in Williamson County

A year after Macaroni Grille closed at 1712 Galleria Blvd in Franklin, construction began in June 2018 on an Olive Garden to take its place. The Olive Garden is expected to open in early 2019. Read more.

7Where to See Christmas Lights in and Around Williamson County

Seeing Christmas lights during the holiday season is a tradition for many families and our list of where to see lights in and around Williamson County was a top story. While most of these displays have ended, check out our list and plan for next year! Read more.

8Iconic Nashville Diner Expands to Williamson County

The iconic Elliston Place Soda Shop of Nashville expanded to Franklin this year. The notable restaurant opened in Nashville over 75 years ago and has continued to serve customers from its original location on Elliston Place (named after the Elliston family that at one point owned most of the property on the street.) Read more.

97 Things to Know About the New Gabe’s Store

Discount retailer Gabe’s opened in Cool Springs in the former HH Gregg building in April. Gabe’s, a private discounted fashion retailer that sells designer brands for women, men and kids, home décor, beauty, activewear, footwear and more. Read more.

10Two New Chick-fil-A Restaurants are Coming to Franklin

In August, the City of Franklin approved two new Chick-fil-A restaurants. One will be located at 1122 Murfreesboro Road and the other in the Berry Farms community. Read more.