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The City of Franklin Launches New Interactive Website

The City of Franklin Launches New Interactive Website

The new site will Improve Citizen Engagement, Productivity and Transparency Franklin—The City of Franklin officially launched its new website, www.franklintn.gov this week incorporating a fresh look, improved navigation and new interactive tools. Developed in partnership with the online government experts at Granicus, the new site captures the spirit of Franklin, Tennessee and puts detailed government […]

PRAYER BREAKFAST TO UNIFY AND CELEBRATE THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

PRAYER BREAKFAST TO UNIFY AND CELEBRATE THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

Unite Williamson inaugural event to host representatives from all faiths WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN, August 21, 2018 – Unite Williamson will host a prayer breakfast Saturday, October 20th at Harlinsdale Park in Franklin. This inaugural event is expected to host hundreds of representatives from over 200 churches, synagogues, mosques and temples across Williamson County. Franklin Mayor, […]

LOCAL SHELTER TO FEATURE NO-FEE ADOPTION WEEKEND

LOCAL SHELTER TO FEATURE NO-FEE ADOPTION WEEKEND

Fees paid October 5-7 by PRAI Beauty’s “Free the Shelters” campaign Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to participate in the “Free the Shelters” campaign, sponsored by PRAI Beauty founder Cathy Kangas. The shelter, located at 106 Claude Yates Dr. in Franklin, TN currently has 36 dogs […]

25 Years of Giving Video Contest winners announced

25 Years of Giving Video Contest winners announced

Total of $275,000 to be awarded to nonprofits across Southeast   NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2018 – The First Horizon Foundation, which operates as First Tennessee Foundation and Capital Bank Foundation, is proud to announce the nonprofit winners of its 25 Years of Giving Video Contest, commemorating its 25 years of strengthening communities. A total […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP

HERITAGE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP

Local business owners serve as community leadership team for “America’s Favorite Main Street” FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has announced their newest Downtown Franklin Association community leadership team. Jason Collins, owner of Juice Bar Franklin, will serve as president. “We are thrilled to serve as the newly appointed team,” said […]

NASHVILLE GEARING UP FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION WALK IN OCTOBER

NASHVILLE GEARING UP FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION WALK IN OCTOBER

More Than 1,000 Expected to Walk to Help Stop Suicide in Tennessee NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 2, 2018 – Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in Tennessee and the United States, and the second-leading cause of death for young Tennesseans, ages 12-24, yet suicide is preventable. Over 1,000 Middle Tennesseans will join over […]

AUDITION FOR “THE BELLES OF FRANKLIN”

AUDITION FOR “THE BELLES OF FRANKLIN”

The Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park is now accepting talent submissions for “The Belles of Franklin,” a new, glamourous female vocal trio based in Franklin, TN. The singers will be performing for the holiday season through 2019. For these roles, the casting director is seeking three strong female vocalists (ages 18-30) with […]

CROWDED SHELTER OFFERS $10 BOGO KITTEN ADOPTIONS

CROWDED SHELTER OFFERS $10 BOGO KITTEN ADOPTIONS

Plus: Protect your pets at rabies/microchip clinic Saturday Two-for-One Kittens Adoptions; No fees for Adult Cats The seasonal influx of kittens that began in May at Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) continues to fill the shelter. To relieve crowding, the Franklin shelter is offering $10 adoptions for two kittens. (Studies have shown that kittens who […]

Pet of the Week-Hagan

Pet of the Week-Hagan

Handsome Hagan is truly the resident hunk of our kennels, and, in addition to his movie star looks, he is a friendly and fun companion! Three-year-old Hagan enjoys daily walks, the longer the better. Playtime in a fenced yard is a great outlet for his abundant energy. Hagan races around like a star running back and might […]

CROWDED SHELTER OFFERS $10 BOGO KITTEN ADOPTIONS

CROWDED SHELTER OFFERS $10 BOGO KITTEN ADOPTIONS

Plus: Protect your pets at rabies/microchip clinic Saturday Two-for-One Kittens Adoptions; No fees for Adult Cats The seasonal influx of kittens that began in May at Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) continues to fill the shelter. To relieve crowding, the Franklin shelter is offering $10 adoptions for two kittens. (Studies have shown that kittens who […]

Grace Christian Academy to open second location in Thompson’s Station

Grace Christian Academy to open second location in Thompson’s Station

Franklin, Tennessee (September 24, 2018) – Grace Christian Academy announced plans to open a satellite location in Thompson’s Station, Tennessee. The new school will start in August 2019 for the 2019/20 school year. In partnership with Thompson Station Church, the kindergarten through fourth grade elementary school will be located on the Thompson Station Church campus, […]

WILLIAMSON COUNTY ANIMAL CENTER TO OFFER RELIEF FOR  PETS DISPLACED BY HURRICANE FLORENCE

WILLIAMSON COUNTY ANIMAL CENTER TO OFFER RELIEF FOR PETS DISPLACED BY HURRICANE FLORENCE

Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) has received a request from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to relocate adoptable dogs and cats displaced by Hurricane Florence. Williamson County Animal Center Director Ondrea Johnson, Kennel Manager Kris Bush, two WCAC volunteers and Bedford County animal shelter officials will depart for to Greenville, South Carolina at […]

Grace Christian Academy student named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalist

Grace Christian Academy student named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalist

Franklin, Tennessee (September 12, 2018) – Grace Christian Academy of Leipers Fork, Tennessee is excited to announce that high school senior, Sidney Hauk has received the honor of being named a Semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit® Scholarship Program. She is the first student from Grace Christian Academy to attain this title. The announcement […]

Register Now to Host a Table During Franklin’s Community Visioning Project

Register Now to Host a Table During Franklin’s Community Visioning Project

Deadline to register to be a table host for “On the Table” is September 27 Franklin, TN – Thursday, September 27 is the deadline to register to host a table during Franklin Tomorrow’s new community initiative, On the Table. The link to register: https://signup.e2ma.net/signup/1878979/4756/ On the Table is a one-day opportunity for the people of […]

TwiceDaily® Thrive Program™ and Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival Launch Sustainability Initiative

TwiceDaily® Thrive Program™ and Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival Launch Sustainability Initiative

  New reduced emissions program, Thrive, makes fuel usage 100 Percent Carbon Neutral at the  2018 festival     FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2018) – Today, Twice Daily stores announced a two-year partnership with Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in a new sustainability initiative to benefit the Nashville region and concert-goers. Twice Daily’s new reduced […]