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FRANKTOWN MARKS MILESTONE – GIVES AWAY 23RD VEHICLE TO MOTHER IN NEED

FRANKTOWN MARKS MILESTONE – GIVES AWAY 23RD VEHICLE TO MOTHER IN NEED

Franklin, TN, August 9, 2018 – Franktown Open Hearts is excited to give away its 23rd vehicle to a single mother in need.  Franktown Automotive is in its second year and empowers students by giving them hands on learning for basic car repair and maintenance. Franktown Automotive’s latest recipient is a single mom of two […]

Pools and Splash Park Hours Change August 10

Pools and Splash Park Hours Change August 10

Cool off at four area locations The Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) Department’s four outdoor pools and Splash Park will operate on a new schedule effective Friday, August 10. From August 10-September 2, outdoor pools located at the recreation centers in Fairview, Nolensville, Spring Hill and Franklin will be open weekends only: 10:00 a.m. […]

Community Visioning Project is “On the Table” in Franklin

Community Visioning Project is “On the Table” in Franklin

Franklin, TN – At this morning’s “Breakfast with the Mayors,” Franklin Tomorrow introduced a new community initiative, On the Table, set for this fall. On the Table is a one-day opportunity for people to gather in small groups around a table with friends, neighbors, colleagues and maybe even a few people meeting for the first […]

Downtown Franklin Association Launches “Franklin Locals” Greeter Program

Downtown Franklin Association Launches “Franklin Locals” Greeter Program

Volunteers take the streets of Downtown Franklin to offer recommendations to tourists FRANKLIN, Tenn. –  The Downtown Franklin Association, in partnership with Visit Franklin and a committee of 24 individuals have created a greeter program for visitors called Franklin Locals. The program consists of “on the street” volunteers who answer questions, give recommendations and share […]

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) Volunteer Tutor Kris Hagen nominated for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Spirit Award  

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) Volunteer Tutor Kris Hagen nominated for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Spirit Award  

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) is an intergenerational volunteer tutoring program that matches older adults with elementary age children who need extra support in reading or math.  A division of the FiftyForward Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), FLIP serves 12 Williamson County and Franklin Special School District schools and is based out of the […]

NASHVILLE BALLET TO HOLD COMMUNITY-WIDE YOUTH CAST AUDITIONS

NASHVILLE BALLET TO HOLD COMMUNITY-WIDE YOUTH CAST AUDITIONS

No dance experience required to be a part of Nashville’s Nutcracker NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Ballet invites community youth ages 8+ to open auditions for the 2018-2019 season production of Nashville’s Nutcracker. Auditions will be held on Sundays, Aug. 19, Aug. 26 and Sept. 9, 2018 at Nashville Ballet’s Sylvan Park facility, 3630 Redmon St., […]

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CASA RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE HEALING TRUST

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CASA RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE HEALING TRUST

The Healing Trust presents CASA with $37,794 to provide a supervised CASA for every child FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Williamson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recently received a grant from The Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling more than $800,000 in its most recent grant cycle. Williamson County CASA’s grant of $37,794 for 12 months […]

Pet of the Week-Nintendo 

Pet of the Week-Nintendo 

Nintendo is six-year-old Great Pyrenees mix that is described as “super sweet” by everyone who meets him. He has the softest, most beautiful white coat that is perfect for petting, which he greatly enjoys. Nintendo has a mellow, good-natured  personality! He is a wonderful walking companion and is very well-mannered on a leash!  Most of all, Nintendo adores attention! […]

WAG ‘N WASH SATURDAY AT SHELTER

WAG ‘N WASH SATURDAY AT SHELTER

Plus monthly rabies and microchip clinic Bring Your Dirty Dogs to Wag ‘n Wash Event Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin wants you to bring your dirty dogs to the shelter on Saturday, July 28 for a Wag ‘n Wash fundraising event. In return for your donation, shelter volunteers will be offering dog washes […]

DEDICATE A STONE ON THE PATH TO THE NEW TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM

DEDICATE A STONE ON THE PATH TO THE NEW TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM

Commemorative crab orchard stones from East Tennessee will line pathway   NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennesseans are invited to be part of the state’s history by adding their name or the name of a loved one to a special pathway leading to the new Tennessee State Museum. The walkway will be made up of personalized, commemorative stones […]

BEAT THE HEAT WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

BEAT THE HEAT WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

Only $150 for Williamson residents A summer season pass from the Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) department can keep your family cool all summer long! WCPR offers a $150 summer season pass (in-county rate) which includes outdoor pool use for individuals and families, plus access to indoor amenities at the Franklin, Fairview, Longview and […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST NEXT LECTURE ON JULY 26

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST NEXT LECTURE ON JULY 26

“The Past and Future of Our Civil War” to feature Hewitt Sawyers and Carroll Van West FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host its next lecture of the year on Thursday, July 26 featuring speakers Hewitt Sawyers and Dr. Carroll Van West. Titled “The Past and Future of Our Civil War,” the […]

GraceWorks invites book collectors to return with food donations

GraceWorks invites book collectors to return with food donations

Though there are no longer free books in their back parking lot, GraceWorks Ministries invites the hundreds of people who gathered books to return to donate food to the ministry’s food pantry. When Graceworks’ landlord at 104 Southeast Parkway evicted a nearby tenant, thousands of books were dumped out of the warehouse into the nearby […]

Winter Tennis Contract Lottery Set for July 21

Winter Tennis Contract Lottery Set for July 21

Pre-registration is July 16-20 The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s Athletics Division announces the Winter Indoor Tennis Contract Lottery on Saturday, July 21, at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. The lottery provides the opportunity to purchase a contract for reserved court time for the winter 2018-2019 indoor season October 22-March 31 at […]

Leadership Franklin Announces 2018-2019 Class

Leadership Franklin Announces 2018-2019 Class

FRANKLIN, TN – Leadership Franklin is pleased to announce its twenty-third class. The following are the members of the 2018-2019 Leadership Franklin class: Steve Bacon, Harpeth Associates Jenny Clarke, Mallory Valley Utility District Walker Entwistle, Stites & Harbison, PLLC Michelle Hatcher, City of Franklin Water Department Cole Hodges, Franklin Synergy Bank Lee Hunter, Capstar Bank […]