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By RACHAEL LONG If you recently driven past the property formerly home to the Dolphin Club and wondered why it seems like nothing is happening, there’s no reason to be alarmed. Brain Sullivan, spokesperson for owners 502 Wilson Pike, LLC, said they have already broken ground on the city-approved project, a new tennis club. Right …

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The following article was submitted by Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Bernard Childress, Executive Director of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association.  If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Tennessee, this message is primarily for you. When you attend …

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Editor: It is no surprise that Franklin is growing. People move here, as my wife and I did fifteen years ago, because Franklin is such a great place to live, work, and play. And, as Franklin has grown, it has become an even better place to live. We have never lived in a community that …

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By LANDON WOODROOF What’s up, Brentwood? Brentwood Home Page has a segment where local reporter, Landon Woodroof, discusses the last week’s headlines and upcoming news via Facebook Live. This Monday, we hope to hear from you while we are live. We encourage you to ask questions about the issues we are discussing and let us …

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As the next part of our What’s Up With That? series of reader-generated questions, the Brentwood Home Page turns to an inquiry concerning a fairly new feature at a certain intersection in the city. A reader asked us to gather some information about the “dangerous” roundabout on Crockett Road. The roundabout was constructed at the intersection …

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By MARK COOK Just 24 hours before I wrote this, the Home Pages launched a new crowd sourcing system that allows readers to ask questions about the areas we live in and cover. “What’s up with that?” you asked. Almost 60 responses came in from all over the county. People asked about new development, municipal …

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AN EXPERIMENT IN COMMUNITY JOURNALISM Great community journalism begins with great questions.Sometimes they’re big questions – Which of our state legislators support the gas tax?  Who is building on that large land tract? Sometimes they’re small –  What’s the deal with those road signs? How did Brentwood get its name? But reporters don’t have a monopoly on …

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A few readers have reached out to Brentwood Home Page in the past, asking if we could look into a house on Concord Road known for its massive size, collection of luxury cars and extravagant lighting displays at night. The property is on the corner of Concord and Beech Grove roads, across from the Governor’s …

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Wilson Pike is a winding road in Brentwood known for its idyllic houses lined with historic stone walls.However, there’s one house that stands out among the rest — mostly because a tree has fallen on its roof. Wilson Pike is a winding road in Brentwood known for its idyllic houses lined with historic stonewalls. However, …

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Several Brentwood residents have contacted BHP for an explanation on the seemingly increased presence of military-style helicopters above the city. “Oh my GOODNESS!, did [the] Brentwood Police Dept. get a new ‘chopper for a gift?’ reader Valerie Eagan Mangrum posted on BHP’s Facebook page. “Why has a helicopter been circling over Brentwood every night??” Mangrum …

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Brentwood Jewelry and Gifts is not closing, despite signs on the front of the Church Street East store that have some customers thinking otherwise. The signs advertising a “must go sale” had some passers-by concerned the longtime Brentwood jewelry store was closing its doors. However, Brian Emamalie, whose father owns the business, said the sign …

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By: JONATHAN ROMEO Over the weekend, Brentwood Police responded to a rather unconventional call: a donkey escape from the Primm farm. Over the weekend, Brentwood Police responded to a rather unconventional call: a donkey escape from the Primm farm. On Sunday, Sept. 7, resident Erika Neumann, whose Alamo Road home abuts the Primm farm, said …

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Brentwood drivers might have noticed some heavy construction happening at the Exxon station located at 116 Franklin Road. Brentwood drivers might have noticed some heavy construction happening at the Exxon station located at 116 Franklin Road. Crews from Steelhead Building Group have gutted the inside of the building and are changing the parking lot in …

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While driving along Franklin Road, BHP noticed what looked to be a couple white swans hanging out underneath the Turner Farm pavilion. While driving along Franklin Road, BHP noticed what looked to be a couple white swans hanging out underneath the Turner Farm pavilion. Upon further inspection, BHP confirmed its suspicion: the swans are not …

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A BHP reader recently asked: How does a neighborhood like Indian Point get a traffic light so we can exit Arrowhead Drive?” A BHP reader responded to a recent story concerning the construction across from the Governors Club on Concord Road with the following question:  “With the increase of traffic between Wilson Pike and Nolensville Road …

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Driving along Concord Road outside the entrance of Governors Club, BHP noticed some construction on the easement, so we decided to find out what’s up with that? Driving along Concord Road outside the entrance of Governors Club, BHP noticed some construction on the easement. We were curious if it had anything to do with the …

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By EMILY KUBIS We noticed some sewer work at the Turner Farm on Franklin Road and thought drivers might be curious about what workers were doing. We noticed some sewer work at the Turner Farm on Franklin Road and thought drivers might be curious about what workers were doing. We called Todd Spangler, assistant director …

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By EMILY KUBIS The corner of Maryland Way and Franklin Road has had a controversial history in recent years. H.G. Hill Realty Company announced Tuesday that it has placed the Tennessee Baptist Convention property at 5001 Maryland Way under contract, creating a 17.27 acre parcel, pending the sale’s closure. No plans have been released yet …

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By EMILY KUBIS A reader emailed BHP this week curious about some preliminary construction work happening at the bend of Concord Road and Bluff Road, where black fencing had gone up around small piles of dirt and gravel. A reader emailed BHP this week curious about some preliminary construction work happening at the bend of …

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Brentwood Home Page staff reports When the ‘Hatcher Farm milk” lettering was replaced with “Business for Sale” over the weekend, people asked, “What’s Up with That?” When the words that advertised organic Hatcher Farm milk and other specials at the Brentwood Market and Deli on Franklin Road switched “Business for Sale” over the weekend, people …

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BY RICHEL ALBRIGHT Brentwood City Manager Kirk Bednar mentioned during last week’s budget work session that citizens have been inquiring about a project on Holly Tree Gap Road near the Menefee property. Come to find out, Brentwood isn’t in charge of the construction citizens are asking about.   City Manager Kirk Bednar mentioned during Thursday’s …

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By SUSAN LEATHERS Brentwood has two of the finest looking multi-story parking garages you’ll find anywhere. But Brentwood Home Page readers want to know when the actual buildings that will become the city’s first high-rise, high-density rental “condos” will be built. We wanted to know “What’s Up with That?” too. We wanted to know “What’s …

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Brentwood Home Page staff reportsA reader sent an email to Brentwood Home Page Wednesday afternoon asking if Brentwood High School was on lockdown. The reader said he received a text from his son saying all students had been confined to the cafeteria. Brentwood Home Page staff reportsA reader sent an email to Brentwood Home Page …

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By SUSAN LEATHERS Brentwood Home Page If you’ve noticed heavier than normal traffic in and around Maryland Farms the last few weeks, it’s not your imagination. But last week reader Jackie Cavner couldn’t help herself. She contacted Brentwood Home Page and asked, “What’s Up with That?” We, of course, wanted to find out too. By …