Williamson County Animal Center Celebrates Opening in Franklin; district to host teacher job fair and other area news

Read top business and community news from the past week in the Franklin and Brentwood areas.


Williamson County Animal Center Celebrates Grand Opening in Franklin

A long-awaited new 35,000 square foot Williamson County Animal Center celebrated its grand opening Feb. 28 in Franklin.


Richard Hickey appointed new Chief Constable of Brentwood Police Department

Richard Hickey has been named the new chief of police for the city of Brentwood, becoming the fourth chief in the department’s 50-year history, the city announced on February 28.

Williamson County Schools to Host Teacher Career Fair

With many openings to fill, on March 5, Williamson County Schools will host a district-wide job fair aimed at hiring teachers for the 2022-23 school year, according to the district.

Metamorphosis Aesthetics is now open in Brentwood

Metamorphosis Aesthetics, a medical aesthetic spa, is now open at 1806 Williamson Court, Ste. 135 Brentwood.

Curio Brewing Company executive aims to break into cold brew coffee market

Four years ago, Alex Wigton reached out to Franklin resident David Morris via Instagram to learn more about Morris’ roasting business.

In 2018, Wigton, who is trained as a hotel sales and marketing manager, and Morris, who has been roasting coffee for nearly a decade, teamed up to market roasted coffee beans.

Martin Cassidy contributed to this report.

Benjamin M. Yerger