568 results for 'Community Updates'

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS & REC

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS & REC

    Winter Break – December 24 – 26 All facilities of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018 for Winter Break. The department’s six main indoor facilities will be open on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: the Franklin […]

Pet of the week-Cooper:

Pet of the week-Cooper:

  Cooper is a nine-month-old  hound/cattle dog mix.  He has a spirited, lively personality and is an enthusiastic companion on daily walks.  Cooper loves having play dates with his shelter buddies, but also enjoys quiet time. It’s Cooper’s turn to find a family to love and care for him. You can meet Cooper at Williamson […]

THE SEASON OF LOVE – Williamson and Davidson county team up to find homes for shelter pets

THE SEASON OF LOVE – Williamson and Davidson county team up to find homes for shelter pets

 $25 adoptions all month December is the ‘Season of Love’ and good cheer, so Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) and Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC) are joining forces to find forever homes for the dogs and cats in their care.  Ondrea Johnson, director at WCAC, stated, “We are excited to team up with MACC […]

City to Break Ground on Water Reclamation Facility Upgrade Project

City to Break Ground on Water Reclamation Facility Upgrade Project

Ceremony to be held December 4, 1pm Franklin—The City of Franklin will break ground on the $132,890,000 upgrade project to the city’s water reclamation facility on Tuesday, December 4 at 1:00 pm at the facility located at 135 Claude Yates Drive.  The Water Reclamation Facility modifications and expansion project was awarded to Kiewit Infrastructure South […]

Pet of the Week: Mabel

Pet of the Week: Mabel

Mabel is a ten-month-old Mountain cur mix. She is a happy dog with an exuberant personality. Mabel is a polite walker on leash and a great playmate in the exercise yard.  Mabel is available for adoption at Williamson County Animal Center.

SHELTER BEGINS MANAGED INTAKE POLICY FOR DOGS

SHELTER BEGINS MANAGED INTAKE POLICY FOR DOGS

Owners must make appointment to surrender pets Effective immediately, Williamson County Animal Center will begin a managed intake program for owner-surrendered dogs and puppies. Cat surrenders have been by appointment only since July 2018, and now dogs and puppies are included in the policy.  Shelter director Ondrea Johnson announced the new policy in response to […]

Pet of the Week: Carolynn

Pet of the Week: Carolynn

  Carolynn is a two-year old terrier mix. Things are getting a little crowded at the shelter, and Carolynn would like wide open spaces to play in at a forever home. You can meet Carolynn at Williamson County Animal Center during the $10 ‘We are stuffed!’ event, November 21 and 24. 

‘STUFFED’ SHELTER OFFERS THANKSGIVING SPECIAL

‘STUFFED’ SHELTER OFFERS THANKSGIVING SPECIAL

$10 Adoptions Wednesday and Saturday We are stuffed at Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin, and it’s not with turkeys!  We are filled with 111 adoptable animals: 38 dogs, 66 cats, 5 rabbits and 2 tiny mice! And, just like your waistline after Thanksgiving dinner, we need to free up some space! All adoptions […]

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR  WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS & REC

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS & REC

  Thanksgiving-November 22 All facilities of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving.   Friday, November 23 The department’s six main indoor facilities will be open on Friday, November 23, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; […]

Pet of the Week-Toni

Pet of the Week-Toni

Toni is a little darling! She is a 5 1/2 year old, 11 pound beagle and is so sweet and beautiful. Toni is a bit shy at first, but quickly relaxes and enjoys being carried around, sitting on your lap, and being petted. She responds well to attention and affection and will truly blossom with some tender, […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES DIRECTOR OF PRESERVATION

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES DIRECTOR OF PRESERVATION

Dr. Blake Wintory will support the Foundation’s efforts in preservation, education and advocacy FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has hired Dr. Blake Wintory as director of preservation. Wintory will assist the Heritage Foundation in growing the non-profit’s education and advocacy efforts, as well as lead new and longstanding preservation projects. […]

RABIES & MICROCHIP CLINIC SATURDAY

RABIES & MICROCHIP CLINIC SATURDAY

Protect your pets Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin will have its monthly public rabies and microchip clinic on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the shelter, 106 Claude Yates Dr. The public is invited to bring their cats or dogs for $10 rabies shots and $15 microchips. The […]

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CASA RAISES MORE THAN $30,000 IN PLAYHOUSE FUNDRAISER

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CASA RAISES MORE THAN $30,000 IN PLAYHOUSE FUNDRAISER

Brown family of Springfield, Tenn. wins the professionally built and decorated playhouse FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Williamson County CASA’s annual Playhouse Raffle raised more than $30,000 to provide children with a safe and permanent home. The designer playhouse was won by the Brown family of Springfield, Tenn. “We are so pleased with this year’s turnout for […]

EMILY CHAPMAN RICHARDS TAKES HELM AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SHOW HOPE

EMILY CHAPMAN RICHARDS TAKES HELM AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SHOW HOPE

12 November 2018 – Franklin, Tenn. – As part of a long-term strategic plan, Emily Chapman Richards is being named Executive Director of Show Hope, effective Dec. 1. Show Hope is a nationally recognized voice for adoption advocacy and orphan care support work, co-founded by Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman.    “We are delighted […]

NOVEMBER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS & REC

NOVEMBER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS & REC

Veterans Day-November 11 Williamson County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that the following indoor facilities will be open on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.; the Indoor Sports Complex at […]