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Citizen Alert

Citizen Alert

The City of Franklin has the ability to mass-dial every landline phone in the City to deliver emergency messages about matters of public safety and well-being. If you have a landline phone and live in Franklin, those emergency messages will be delivered to you automatically; no action is necessary. Residents with cell or VOIP phone […]

Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show welcomes celebrated author and artist, Elizabeth Murray as featured speaker for the 2014 show!  Murray is a gardener and photographer who is best known for her 25 years of work to help restore and photograph the gardens of legendary artist Claude Monet in Giverny, France. That work lead to […]

Teens and Adults Arts and Crafts Classes

Teens and Adults Arts and Crafts Classes

For more information on activities at the Franklin Recreation Complex, call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010 or view the monthly newsletter at www.wcparksandrec.com. You may also receive department information by “liking” us on Facebook. Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community. Anyone may register for and participate in the […]

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

With the below freezing temps and then unusually warm days, are you dreaming of spring?  Do you think we will have a longer winter or shorter one?  Here are a few facts about Groundhog day set to take place on February 2, 2014.  the latest from Wikipedia: Groundhog Day (Pennsylvania German: Grundsaudaag, Murmeltiertag) is a […]

Home heating fires rise as temperatures drop

Home heating fires rise as temperatures drop

The latest from the City of Franklin With the temperature forecasted to drop into the single digits, the Franklin Fire Department is offering simple tips you can follow to protect your family from a home heating fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association, heating equipment is involved in more than 62,550 reported U.S. home […]

Posh Pumpkins

Posh Pumpkins

Oh, a pumpkin is a pumpkin… or is it? According to wikipedia… The origin of Jack o’ Lantern carving is uncertain. Some make the case that its carving is thought to come from Ireland, where turnips, mangelwurzel or beets were used.[2][3] Others claim that Jack-o’-lanterns originated with All Saints’ Day (1 November)/All Souls’ Day (2 […]

Barktoberfest

Barktoberfest

Barktoberfest is coming to Franklin on Saturday, Oct0ber 12, and Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center will be on hand with lovable dogs in need of forever homes.  Barktoberfest 2013 will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m. on the grounds of Animalia Health and Wellness, 1973 New Hwy. 96 West in Franklin, adjoining […]

Shop & Adopt

Shop & Adopt

Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center is pleased to announce a ‘shop & adopt’ event at The Shoppes on Main, 413 Main St. in Franklin, on Saturday, August 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shelter staff will be on hand with dogs and kittens available for adoption. In addition to hosting the adoption […]

Collect Free Books from the 1980’s

Collect Free Books from the 1980’s

Yeoman’s in the Fork, Rare Book and Document Gallery in historic Leiper’s Fork, located at 4216 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, will be hosting a FREE “Collecting Books from the 1980’s” When you think of the 1980’s, what pops in your head?  I know that we think of Indiana Jones, Stephen King and the Titanic.  Your […]

Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Students are successful in school when they arrive prepared to learn. But many students in Williamson County community struggle to get the basic supplies necessary to participate in the learning process. And for many, not having the right tools means they also don’t feel confident and motivated to learn. With the common goal of helping […]

Town & Country Tour of Homes

Town & Country Tour of Homes

The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County will host its 38th annual Town & Country Tour of Homes on Saturday, June 1 from Noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 2 from Noon to 5 p.m.  Bob Parks Realty is the presenting sponsor for the tour that benefits the Heritage Foundation.  There will be […]

Dog Adoption

Dog Adoption

Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center (WCAC) is privileged to be part of Franklin’s Main Street Festival on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2013. WCAC’s Mobile Adoption Center (MAC) will be a part of a large booth on Franklin’s town square provided by festival sponsors MARS Petcare and PEDIGREE®. Animals in the […]

Get Fit in 2013

Get Fit in 2013

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering discounted annual pass prices during the month of January to all new pass purchasers. The special pricing is only available through January 31 during regular operating hours at the Franklin, Fairview, Brentwood and Spring Hill recreation centers. A twelve-month family pass, which offers unlimited use of […]

Vets Adopt Pets

Vets Adopt Pets

The shelter is now an official participant in the Vets Adopt Pets program which honors the service of active duty and military veterans by providing a fee waiver for pet adoptions. Interested military personnel need to show proof of military status and meet the shelter’s adoption requirements. For more information about Vets Adopt Pets, contact […]

Celebrating the Farmers Market

Celebrating the Farmers Market

Every Saturday, you can count on a great selection of fresh food at the Franklin Farmers Market. It’s food from farms across Middle Tennessee, so you know it’s fresh, ripe and delicious. Our market is one of the top markets in the state for selection, variety and the number of farms represented. Across the country, a similar […]