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Allenbrooke Farms debuts new fully booked wedding and events venue

Allenbrooke Farms debuts new fully booked wedding and events venue
Photo Above: Allenbrook Farm by Anna Roberson Six years ago Daniel and Stephanie Allen sold their car for seed money and quit their full time jobs to pursue their dream of farming. Since then Allenbrooke Farms has developed as a Community Supported Agriculture entity feeding hundreds of local families, partnering with The Well to feed those ...
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Thompson’s Station Farmers Market will add two night markets

Thompson’s Station Farmers Market will add two night markets
Applications are being accepted through March 31 for participating local vendors as the Thompson’s Station Farmers Market returns to the Event Barn at Homestead Manor. The mid-week market makes its seasonal debut on Wednesday, May 3, and takes place each Wednesday until Aug. 30. “The Thompson’s Station Farmers Market is such a fun way for community members to ...
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Bates law firm adds new attorney for civil litigation

Bates law firm adds new attorney for civil litigation
Keaton A. Rye has join The Law Office of David A. Bates, according to an announcement last week from the firm. Rye grew up in the Franklin area attending Ensworth High School, where he played basketball and football. He was the captain of a state championship basketball team and received the City Civitan Sportsmanship and Leadership Award ...
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Large McDaniel Road subdivision approved

Large McDaniel Road subdivision approved
The quickest-growing part of the county right now is east of I-65. And on Thursday, the Williamson County Planning Commission approved a concept plan for yet another residential subdivision in the eastern unincorporated county. Signature Homes submitted plans for a 210-unit, 409-acre subdivision on McDaniel Road just west of I-840. Road improvements for the project ...
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Martin’s BBQ, 55 South to open in Spring Hill

Martin’s BBQ, 55 South to open in Spring Hill
Martin’s BBQ announced this week that it will be opening a location in Spring Hill, alongside several other restaurants. The restaurant’s fifth Middle Tennessee home will be in Fresh Hospitality’s 3-acre site Shoppes at Spring Hill, on Wall Street between Captain D’s and AFC Urgent Care. The 4,500-square foot space will sit next to another ...
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Historic downtowns, like Franklin’s, attract affluent retirees

Historic downtowns, like Franklin’s, attract affluent retirees
Franklin has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a magazine geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Franklin is profiled in a feature titled “8 Delightful Downtown Cities” in the March/April 2017 issue, available nationwide on Feb. 14. And Franklin isn’t the only Williamson County town to make the list. Georgetown...
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Scam artists threatening utility customers with disconnection

Scam artists threatening utility customers with disconnection
Nashville Electric Service (NES) issued a warning on Tuesday that utility scam artists are once again targeting local businesses. Customers are told their power will be disconnected if payment information is not provided as soon as possible. Along with small businesses, non-English speaking customers and the elderly are frequently targeted. These scammers have the ability...
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Estate Planning for new parents: Part 2

Estate Planning for new parents: Part 2
By ROB HAZARD This week we conclude our series on estate planning for new parents by focusing on the challenges faced by some children and common estate planning protection tactics to prepare children for those challenges. As we emphasized in our last post, there are several important documents to be established and beneficiary designations on accounts to be reviewed ...
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GM Spring Hill will begin production of SUV for Australia

GM Spring Hill will begin production of SUV for Australia
General Motors announced this morning that it will invest $27 million in Spring Hill Manufacturing to prepare the facility to assemble a right-hand-drive version of the GMC Acadia for export to Australia as the Holden Acadia. The plant also manufactures the GMC Acadia and the Cadillac XT5. The 2018 Holden Acadia was revealed in September of last ...
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Williamson Medical adds doctors in Franklin, Thompson’s Station

Williamson Medical adds doctors in Franklin, Thompson’s Station
WILLIAMSON MEDICAL GROUP Williamson Medical Group announce this week that beginning Feb. 1, board-certified general and critical care surgeon Ysela Carrillo, M.D., and family medicine physician Dana Chandler, D.O., have joined WMG as full-time providers. Carillo will work in Franklin, and Chandler will join the staff at Tollgate Medical Plaza in Thompson’s Station. C...
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WCAR promotes two executives

WCAR promotes two executives
The Williamson County Association of REALTORS has promoted two staff members in professional development and administrative support. According to an announcement by Lisa Wurth, 2017 President of WCAR. Tracie Dycus has been named Director of Education and Nadreen Bagoun has been named Office Management Assistant. “Along with many organizations in Williamson County, WCAR is...
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LongHorn opens doors in Spring Hill

LongHorn opens doors in Spring Hill
Spring Hill residents could have gone to Zaxby’s for lunch and LongHorn Steakhouse for dinner on Monday, and attended two grand openings. At 4 p.m. LongHorn, after holding a lasso-cutting ceremony and dedication from Mayor Rick Graham, opened its doors for dinner for the first time in its grand opening. Zaxby’s, on Port Royal Road, ...
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Cool Springs Marriott to host Pick TN agriculture conference

Cool Springs Marriott to host Pick TN agriculture conference
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE The annual Pick TN Conference, a gathering of farmers, producer organizations, academics and others involved in the production and marketing of food, is coming to Franklin in February. This year’s Pick TN Conference features an agenda geared to technology, management and regulatory issues, as well as those challenges for families who ...
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Zaxby’s opens on Port Royal Road

Zaxby’s opens on Port Royal Road
The Zaxby’s in Spring Hill officially opened this morning. The first customer in line was Dale Jenkins, a Spring Hill resident and minister at Spring Meadows. The Zaxby’s, which has been readying to open for the past month, is at 4882 Port Royal Road. It’s doors will open at 10:30 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. daily. ...
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Maury Regional Med Center appoints new board members

Maury Regional Med Center appoints new board members
The Maury Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees recently announced annual appointments to the board of trustees and advisory board at their meeting on Jan. 26. Doug Williamson was reappointed to serve as chair of the board of trustees. Williamson, a retired Maury County Farm Bureau agency manager and Columbia resident for more than 24 ...
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After steady declines, unemployment ticks up slightly

After steady declines, unemployment ticks up slightly
Unemployment has been dropping across the nation and locally for several months, but the latest figures from December show slight increases. Williamson County still leads the state with the lowest unemployment, and Middle Tennessee as a whole continues to enjoy unemployment rates well below the national rate of 4.7 percent. Williamson County reported 3.5 percent ...
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