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Judy Hayes Receives Caroline J. Cross Award presented by  Leadership Franklin

Judy Hayes Receives Caroline J. Cross Award presented by Leadership Franklin

FRANKLIN, TN – Judy Hayes is the 2018 recipient of the Caroline J. Cross Award for Leadership Franklin. The award was presented during the organization’s August 29 opening celebration for the upcoming class year.  Hayes, a Franklin High School alumna, graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in education and taught an extended time at […]

City of Franklin Announces Members of Newly Formed Development Services Advisory Commission

City of Franklin Announces Members of Newly Formed Development Services Advisory Commission

Franklin—In August Mayor Ken Moore announced the members of the newly formed Development Services Advisory Commission.  The Development Services Advisory Commission is comprised of 11 members appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the board of alderman. Members serve three-year terms. The vacancies are to be filled by citizens with a primary residence in Williamson […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION TO PURSUE PURCHASE OF O’MORE COLLEGE OF DESIGN PROPERTY

HERITAGE FOUNDATION TO PURSUE PURCHASE OF O’MORE COLLEGE OF DESIGN PROPERTY

Heritage Foundation plans for educational and historical uses of seven-acre campus FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN is pursuing the purchase of the property of the former O’More College of Design. With a signed option agreement, the nonprofit organization plans to create a multi-use campus with a new robust educational program, […]

96E Sidewalk Ceremony

96E Sidewalk Ceremony

Celebrate the grand opening of the 96E sidewalk. Get Fit Franklin and Franklin Mayor Ken Moore will park at Church of the City at 10am and walk down the new sidewalk to Pinkerton Park where there will be a short ceremony and ribbon cutting.

Harlinsdale Multi-Use Path to get funding from TDOT Grant

Harlinsdale Multi-Use Path to get funding from TDOT Grant

Grant to fund pedestrian bridge from Chestnut Bend Subdivision trail to the Park Franklin—Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced today the award of an $2,000,000.00 Transportation Alternative Grant to the City of Franklin for the Park at Harlinsdale Farm Multi-Use Path.  The path will begin at the Ruby F. Lynch trailhead and terminate on the west […]

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 […]