568 results for 'Community Updates'

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 […]

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 […]