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Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and it is one of the few times a busy family can still sit together and enjoy a meal. However, trying to plan decorations, centerpieces or hostess gifts can often take away from time with loved ones.

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Local craft brewer Mill Creek Brewing Co. is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy protection after four years in business — the first Nashville-area such business to cease operations since the post 2013 explosion of the local craft beer scene.

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Community Health Systems executives last week said they have added $500 million to a plan that will push out the due dates on chunks of their large debt load.

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The leaders of Quorum Health said Thursday they need to negotiate some concessions from their lenders after the struggling hospital operator’s third-quarter results were hurt by “a short-term deterioration” in bill collections.

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Franklin-based Community Health Systems is selling three Virginia hospitals in the final stretch of the health system’s divestiture plan to pay off its bad debt.

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BY GEERT De LOMBAERDE This story first ran in our sister publication the Nashville Post. A New York investment firm that manages $1.3 billion is setting up to push for changes at Acadia Healthcare after splurging more than $67 million over the past eight trading days to grow its stake. P2 Capital Partners this week […]

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On Aug. 2, Blo Blow Dry Bar opened after a ribbon cutting ceremony, according to a release. The new bar is locally owned by former Certified Public Accountant-turned-entrepreneur, Katelyn Eulau, and is located at 1556 W. McEwen Drive in Franklin. Neighbors in the shopping center there include Whole Foods, Lululemon, The Bottle Shop, Mountain High …

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STAFF REPORTS A Williamson County company is helping to kick off the 2019-20 school year with a back-to-school classroom cleaning supplies drive Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CVS store off Hillsboro Road in Franklin. Maid Right of Williamson County, a locally owned and operated cleaning company, is working in collaboration with …

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STAFF REPORTS The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced Tuesday Tennessee Sustainable Spirits, “a program aimed at reducing environmental impact and operational costs associated with energy and natural resource use by wineries, wine growers, breweries, and distilleries,” according to a release. Franklin’s Mantra Artisan Ales in Franklin is helping pilot the voluntary recognition and …

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By JOHN McBRYDE A Franklin-based wine and spirits distributor is introducing Middle Tennessee to a premium tequila made in the town of Valle de Guadalupe in the Highlands region of Jalisco, Mexico. Vikera Tequila, a 100 percent Agave Azul-made tequila named to honor the spirit and determination of the region’s lady vikings who make it …

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By MICHELLE QIU It’s sunny skies for McEwen Northside, a brand new development currently under construction in Cool Springs. Unlike much of suburban Franklin, this endeavor is going to be a fully walkable community where everything from residential to retail is available within its 45 acres of land, and it is soon nearing completion. After …

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PHOTO: Juice Bar Franklin is one of eight merchants participating in the Downtown Franklin Association’s Sip & Stroll event Saturday afternoon. // Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE The Downtown Franklin Association has introduced a new initiative geared to help promote its various merchants in historic Franklin during the summer months when large events …

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STAFF REPORTS A year and a half after its owners announced the Grilled Cheeserie will be opening a restaurant in downtown Franklin, an opening date has been finalized: Tuesday, June 25, at 11 a.m. Located at 334 Main St., the 2,400-square-foot, 72-seat shop will be serving the same lineup of melted cheese delicacies that made …

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By JOHN McBRYDE The Grilled Cheeserie’s new location in downtown Franklin “is extremely close to opening its doors,” according to a spokesperson for the popular restaurant and food truck vendor. Signage is up and even the tables are set at the restaurant’s site at 334 Main St. in Franklin. Owners of the Grilled Cheeserie — …

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PHOTO: Miles Ducey holds the scissors as he stands alongside his mother, Kate Ducey, and father, Jake Ducey (center), during the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Holistic Connection Thursday. At right is the third owner of the new business, Mike Solomon. // Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE In Cool Springs on Thursday afternoon, there …

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PHOTO: From left are Michael Solomon, Kate Ducey and Jake Ducey, who co-founded the new CBD and hemp-extract products store called The Holistic Connection. The new business will have a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon. // Photo submitted STAFF REPORTS Another CBD and hemp-extract store has opened its doors in Williamson County, this one in Cool Springs. …

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The Battle of Franklin Trust has hired Hannah Jacobs as event and group tour coordinator. Jacobs will handle corporate and private events at Carnton (a historic plantation house and museum in Franklin), as well as other special projects and group tour initiatives. Previously, Jacobs worked as a special events planner in Fayetteville, Tennessee (her hometown). …

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PHOTO: Darin Masters carries a variety of CBD products at his hemp dispensary in the Grassland community. / Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE Darin Masters couldn’t sleep. The Franklin native had tried various products and different methods to help treat his insomnia, but nothing worked. Then he discovered a product that’s extracted from …