Brinley Hineman, The Tennessean

Brinley Hineman

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Brinley:

Williamson County real estate: September sees slowdown in closings

September saw a slowdown of closings in Williamson County real estate after a hot summer. → Read More

Statue stands on Franklin square honoring enslaved troops who served in Civil War

For the first time in city history, a statue now stands on the Franklin square honoring the enslaved men who enlisted in the U.S. Colored Troops. → Read More

Have you ever wanted to own a Tennessee town? Now's your chance.

Nestled down a country road lined with sprawling fields and the occasional farm house is a defunct town called Water Valley. → Read More

Nashville unveils new Civil War marker honoring formerly enslaved Black troops

The United States Colored Troops' role in the Battle of Nashville was finally memorialized with a historical marker — the first in the city to honor the Black soldiers. → Read More

THP investigating after deadly crash involving Williamson County deputy

The sheriff's office said that a man ran in front of a deputy's vehicle and was fatally hit on Interstate 840. → Read More

This Mediterranean bowl restaurant is opening its first Williamson County location this fall

This will be the brand's third Tennessee location. → Read More

Coffee and doughnuts: New Dunkin' heading to Franklin's Cool Springs

A new Dunkin' is heading to Franklin. → Read More

Franklin police identify man fatally shot outside home during argument

Franklin police have identified the man killed in a shooting outside his home as Guillermo Leon. → Read More

Man 'seriously injured' after shooting in Franklin; suspect in custody

Franklin Police report that a "neighborhood dispute" led to a shooting in the Cadet subdivision. → Read More

Historic house belonging to Minnie Pearl's grandparents for sale in Franklin for $2.75 million

The $2.75 million home on West Main Street is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. → Read More

City of Franklin walks back controversial golf club lease agreement

After more than four years of talks over a lease agreement proposal with Cheekwood Golf Club, the Franklin BOMA voted to rescind the agreement. → Read More

What to expect at this year's Heritage Ball: Josh Turner, auctions and more

The annual event is put on by the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, and it's the organization's biggest fundraiser. → Read More

Franklin's Shake Shack temporarily closes after kitchen fire

The new Franklin Shake Shack is closed after a kitchen fire Sunday night. → Read More

Owner of Franklin senior living complex to pay $450K for Fair Housing, ADA violations

The owner of senior living complexes in five states, including one in Franklin, will pay $450,000 to settle claims of federal violations. → Read More

Is the Lotz House haunted? Find out yourself this Halloween season

Paranormal enthusiasts have dubbed the Lotz House one of the most terrifying places in the country. Is it? Find out yourself this Halloween. → Read More

Williamson County volunteers find niche helping families leaving abuse, homelessness

A task force made up of Williamson County volunteers has discovered their niche helping families coming out of homelessness and abusive relationships. → Read More

Police investigating deadly shooting on Nashville pedestrian bridge

Metro Nashville police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred early Sunday. → Read More

This new department store is heading to Franklin this fall

The company announced that it would open a store this fall at Thoroughbred Village. → Read More

Williamson County restaurants: What opened and what's coming in 2021

A look at the restaurants that have opened in Franklin, Brentwood and Nolensville in 2021 and what's still to come this year in Williamson County. → Read More

Waverly flooding victims: Family and friends reflect on the loved ones lost

At least 19 people were killed during severe storms and raging floodwaters in Middle Tennessee this weekend. → Read More