193 results for 'Community Updates'

Fairview High to Participate in AP Capstone Program

Fairview High to Participate in AP Capstone Program

From WCS.edu… Beginning next fall, Fairview High School will become one of approximately 1,000 schools worldwide to implement the AP Capstone Program. AP Capstone is an innovative diploma program that allows students to develop research, collaboration and communication skills by taking two courses in sequence: AP Seminar and AP Research. Students who earn scores of […]

Seniors Kick Off the New Year

Seniors Kick Off the New Year

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department invites area seniors (55+) to participate in upcoming activities at three locations, including a new Bridge group in Spring Hill.   Potluck and Holiday Parties It’s a new year and you are invited to make some new friends at our monthly senior potlucks. Please bring along a side […]

Must See Franklin Tree

Must See Franklin Tree

Named by USA Today as a “Must See” place to view Christmas lights in 2015, Downtown Franklin, TN is glowing even brighter this holiday season thanks to the generous contributions of various local businesses, individuals and business owners who helped fund the lighting of 12 trees lining the Public Square in the 16-block Historic Register […]

Ficosa opens a new state-of-the-art plant

Ficosa opens a new state-of-the-art plant

Ficosa, a top-tier global provider devoted to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, has boosted its presence in the United States by opening a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. With an investment of over 50 million dollars, the new […]

Trick or Treating in Downtown Franklin

Trick or Treating in Downtown Franklin

Residents in downtown Franklin’s Hincheyville neighborhood are expecting another big turnout this Halloween. Franklin Police will close West Main Street and Fair Street to vehicle traffic between 7th and 11th Avenues from 5pm-9pm for trick-or-treaters Monday, October 31. The Franklin Police and Fire Departments will have a command post at West Main St. & 7th […]

Discuss I-65 Traffic Issues with TDOT

Discuss I-65 Traffic Issues with TDOT

Nashville, TN – As the next step in the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s 18-month study of the Interstate 65 corridor, a series of public meetings will be held at several locations in Middle Tennessee in October and November. TDOT invites anyone who travels I-65 on a regular basis to attend and provide feedback. Meeting Schedule: […]

Treat Me Like a Customer

Treat Me Like a Customer

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will host 2016’s last Franklin Tomorrow Breakfast With the Mayors, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners, with guest speaker, Louis Upkins Jr., on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Rolling Hills Community Church. Entrepreneur, leadership consultant, author and speaker, Upkins works to move people from idea creation to […]

Middle TN Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 19

Middle TN Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 19

Middle TN Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 19 Hope and healing in the aftermath of a suicide will be the focus of Middle Tennessee’s observance of International Survivors of Suicide Loss (ISOSL) Day 2016. The free event is slated for Saturday, November 19, at Full Life Assembly of God in Franklin, TN, from […]

Williamson County Fair Recap

Williamson County Fair Recap

Crowds young and old flocked to the AgExpo Park from August 5-13 for the 2016 Williamson County Fair, with the “Barnyard Mardi Gras” themed event offering something for everyone. And while a rainy August provided some logistical challenges, the 12th annual Fair set a number of records while making a significant impact on the community. […]

High Reps for High Hopes

High Reps for High Hopes

Resilient Health & Performance in Brentwood and CrossFit Cool Springs join forces to support local children with special needs and their families.  High Reps for High Hopes is a carnival-style fitness competition from 8am-11am on Saturday, August 27th at CrossFit Cool Springs located at 1722 General George Patton Drive in Brentwood, benefiting High Hopes Development […]

Dueling Pianos for Waves with Mike Reid and Phil Vassar

Dueling Pianos for Waves with Mike Reid and Phil Vassar

Award-winning singers and songwriters Mike Reid and Phil Vassar are set to perform at the 2nd Annual Franklin Synergy Bank Dueling Pianos For Waves supported by Cigna event on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at BA Properties in Franklin, TN. Patrons will have the opportunity to browse an incredible car collection, enjoy delicious food and drink […]

City Releases Draft Long-term Vision for Franklin

City Releases Draft Long-term Vision for Franklin

The City of Franklin has completed a draft update to their long-range land use plan for the city. The new and improved plan is titled Envision Franklin which articulates the long-term vision of the kind of places that Franklin’s residents, businesses, and institutions want for their future. The drafting of Envision Franklin began with a […]

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:30 a.m. – Registration & Networking Noon – Lunch & Program Franklin Marriott Cool Springs 700 Cool Springs Boulevard East, Franklin, TN   $35 – Members | $55 – Non-Members On the heels of a successful year in Williamson County, Mayor Rogers Anderson is set to […]

Construction on Hillsboro Road

Construction on Hillsboro Road

Project Description  This project is the second phase of the overall Hillsboro Road Improvements Project, creating roadway and utility infrastructure upgrades to Hillsboro Road, State Route 106. Aspects of this project include: Widening from a 2-lane roadway with shoulders to 3-lanes (includes a new center turn lane) with curb and gutter (widening is symmetrical along […]

Giving on the Green for Kids with Special Needs

Giving on the Green for Kids with Special Needs

High Hopes Development Center presented the Lucky 13th Annual Giving on the Green Golf Tournament on May 9, 2016 at Brentwood Country Club.   Giving on the Green is one of the major fundraisers held each year benefiting the 501(c)3 non-profit inclusive preschool and pediatric therapy clinic. This year’s chairs, Ricky Scott and Milton Bartley, […]