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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 […]

Pet of the Week- Sadie

Pet of the Week- Sadie

Our delightful senior Sadie is eleven years old. She has a serenity of spirit that comes with maturity and life’s experiences. Sadie is so sweet and gentle and loves to accompany you on a nice walk. She also loves to sit by your side or at your feet to share the day.  If  you can open your […]

MANAGED INTAKE TO BEGIN JULY 9 AT WILLIAMSON COUNTY ANIMAL CENTER

MANAGED INTAKE TO BEGIN JULY 9 AT WILLIAMSON COUNTY ANIMAL CENTER

Williamson County Animal Center will begin a managed intake program on July 9, 2018. Owner surrender of family cats and kittens by Williamson County residents will be by appointment only. Shelter director Ondrea Johnson announced the new policy in response to overcrowding at the shelter. “Our shelter took in a record 370 cats and kittens […]

ROOTS Academy Quadruples in Growth, Names New Dance Director

ROOTS Academy Quadruples in Growth, Names New Dance Director

Locally Top-Rated Dance Studio Offers Fall Lineup for Dancers of All Levels, Toddlers through Grade 12 BRENTWOOD, TN— Saskia Harmon has been named Dance Program Director of ROOTS Academy, located at 320 Southgate Court In Brentwood, Tennessee. The announcement follows three years of explosive growth in ROOTS’ dance program, which includes the following highlights:  Being […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

The Pet of the Week is SOCKS the cat:   Socks is a black and white, domestic short-haired adult cat looking for a home. He is affectionate and sweet. Come by the Williamson County Animal Center and meet Socks-he could be just the cat you are looking for!

OVERCROWDED SHELTER OFFERS NO-FEE CAT ADOPTIONS

OVERCROWDED SHELTER OFFERS NO-FEE CAT ADOPTIONS

Plus: Protect your pets at rabies/microchip clinic Saturday No-fee Adult Cat Adoptions; Two-for-One Kittens To relieve overcrowding, the Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin is offering no-fee adult cat adoptions, and $10 adoptions for two kittens. A record number of cats and kittens have been surrendered at the shelter in June (over 315), causing […]

PHASE ONE CONSTRUCTION STARTING AT MCEWEN NORTHSIDE IN COOL SPRINGS

PHASE ONE CONSTRUCTION STARTING AT MCEWEN NORTHSIDE IN COOL SPRINGS

PHASE ONE includes 210k SF Class A Office, Retail, Restaurants, and Multi-family A thoughtfully designed urban mixed-use district is rising in the core of Cool Springs; vertical construction has begun on the first phase.  (FRANKLIN, Tenn.) June 26, 2018 – In addition to the construction of the infrastructure, which is well underway, Boyle Investment Company, […]

Towne Centre Theatre – Auditions for “You Can’t Take it With You”

Towne Centre Theatre – Auditions for “You Can’t Take it With You”

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

STAY COOL 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 […]

INAUGURAL INCLUSIVE KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOM BRINGS HOPE TO ALL STUDENTS

INAUGURAL INCLUSIVE KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOM BRINGS HOPE TO ALL STUDENTS

Franklin, TN – Nonprofit High Hopes Development Center announces inaugural state approved inclusive kindergarten classroom for the 2018-2019 school year. The Kindergarten at High Hopes will utilize the same inclusive model as their 34-year old nonprofit preschool. Approximately 40% of the students at High Hopes have a developmental delay or diagnosed special need and are […]

Pet of the Week- Barker

Pet of the Week- Barker

Are you someone who roots for the underdog? When Barker first came to the shelter, he was terrified of everything. It appears he spent most of his life in a crate, so the whole world was overwhelming to him. However, with the help of his human buddies, he is learning what it means to enjoy life! Barker […]

TWO KITTENS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!

TWO KITTENS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!

Huge kitten influx prompts BOGO adoptions Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin is overflowing with adoptable kittens. To promote adoption and relieve overcrowding, the shelter is offering $10 kitten adoptions with a free second kitten. Adopt a sweet kitten and get a built-in playmate included in the adoption! After all, studies have shown that kittens […]

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS

Bingo and Reverse Charades Planned for June The Therapeutic Recreation programs offered by Williamson County Parks and Recreation provide year-round leisure activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Therapeutic programs are led by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who assist people with disabilities to develop skills and knowledge for daily living and community involvement.  Recreation Specialists conduct monthly […]

Outdoor Pools will be Open on July 4

Outdoor Pools will be Open on July 4

Williamson County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that the department’s four outdoor pools and Splash Park will be open on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (weather permitting).  Outdoor pools are located at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, […]