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Celebrate The Foundation of America – DAR Promotes Constitution Week

Celebrate The Foundation of America – DAR Promotes Constitution Week

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual […]

Leadership Franklin honors Mary Mills with Caroline J. Cross Award

Leadership Franklin honors Mary Mills with Caroline J. Cross Award

Franklin, TN – Mary Mills is the recipient of this year’s Caroline J. Cross Award, presented by Leadership Franklin.  Mills, a lifelong Franklin resident, spent 39 years as a teacher at Johnson Elementary and as Principal at Franklin Middle School.  After retiring from the school system, she once again served her community as Williamson County […]

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson to speak at Power of Ten Regional Summit

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson to speak at Power of Ten Regional Summit

Sustaining the Boom at the August 23 POWER OF TEN Summit Visionaries to speak at 9th annual event that brings together community leaders Nashville, TN – Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will join Internationally known planner and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitch Silver and Joe Szabo, Executive Director of Chicago’s Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), as […]

City of Franklin Wins National Award for Educational Program

City of Franklin Wins National Award for Educational Program

National Association of Government Communicators Gives Excellence Award for #FranklinGreasebusters Campaign Franklin – The National Association of Government Communicators has awarded the City of Franklin Communications Division and Water Management Department an award of excellence for last summer’s #FranklinGreasebusters campaign.  The campaign aimed to educate residents about preventing overflows within the collection system. “We are […]

City of Franklin Names Two New Directors

City of Franklin Names Two New Directors

Water Management and Information Technology Departments get new Leadership Franklin– The City of Franklin announces the promotion of two long time employees to Directors of Departments within the city.   Michelle Marie Hatcher P.E. was named earlier this month as the new Water Management Director.  Michelle has been with the City since 2014 when she […]

“The Mexican War: Connections to the Civil War and Tennessee” at July Round Table

“The Mexican War: Connections to the Civil War and Tennessee” at July Round Table

On Sunday, July 9th at 3 P.M., the Franklin Civil War Round Table will present historian and author Dr. Timothy D. Johnson, who will speak on “The Mexican War: Connections to the Civil War and Tennessee.”   The U.S. Army mustered in 1846 to fight the Mexican War consisted of a small number of professional […]

Franklin Family YMCA Celebrates Renovation

Franklin Family YMCA Celebrates Renovation

June 27 ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate project completion Franklin, Tenn., June, 15, 2017 – Following several months of extensive construction, the Franklin Family YMCA is nearing completion of its renovation and expansion, and members, donors and staff will soon celebrate with an official ribbon cutting. Media Welcome at Official Ribbon Cutting June 27 The […]

Leadership Franklin Announces 2017-2018 Class

Leadership Franklin Announces 2017-2018 Class

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – (June 12, 2017) Leadership Franklin is pleased to announce its twenty-second class. The following are the members of the next Leadership Franklin class: Mike Alexander, Signs First – Franklin Torrey Barnhill, Friends of Franklin Parks Allena Bell, The Refuge Center for Counseling Valencia Breckenridge, GraceWorks Ministries Joni Cole, Gray’s on Main Amy […]

Battle of Franklin Trust Eric A. Jacobson to speak at Civil War lecture series

Battle of Franklin Trust Eric A. Jacobson to speak at Civil War lecture series

“America, the Confederacy and the Future of our Civil War” to take place on July 13  FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host its ongoing Civil War lecture series on Thursday, July 13 featuring speaker Eric A. Jacobson, CEO of The Battle of Franklin Trust. Entitled “America, the Confederacy and the Future […]

“Pets Welcome” Launch Event on the square downtown Franklin

“Pets Welcome” Launch Event on the square downtown Franklin

Mars Petcare launches their Better Cities for Pets program with a Pets Welcome Launch Party. 80+ Franklin businesses will welcome and celebrate pets. Friday, June 16 from 2 to 6 pm and Saturday, June 17 from 10 am to 1 pm at the square in Downtown Franklin, TN.  There will be an official presentation by […]

Delegation from Bad Soden am Taunus Germany to Visit Franklin

Delegation from Bad Soden am Taunus Germany to Visit Franklin

Official Twinning of Sister City to happen June 6, Public Meet-Greet June 1 FRANKLIN, TN – Sister Cities of Franklin and Williamson County will host a delegation from their sister city, Bad Soden am Taunus Germany May 31-June 7.  The relationship with Bad Soden began six years ago under former Sister Cities president Patricia Kriebel. […]

Julian Bibb to be recognized at June 25 Farm to Table Dinner Event

Julian Bibb to be recognized at June 25 Farm to Table Dinner Event

Julian Bibb, Attorney at Stites & Harbison, Franklin, TN will be honored for his contributions to the strategic preservation of farms and natural lands at a Farm to Table Dinner event, Sunday June 25. Mayor and Mrs. Ken Moore of the City of Franklin and Mayor and Mrs. Burgess of Rutherford County will co-host the […]

Inky Johnson to Speak at Boys & Girls Clubs 28th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner

Inky Johnson to Speak at Boys & Girls Clubs 28th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee will host the Steak & Burger Dinner a fundraising event supporting the Fairview and Franklin Clubhouses. The Steak & Burger Dinner includes dinner (steak for kids and mouth-watering hamburgers for adults), entertainment, and a silent auction. Inquoris “Inky” Johnson, former University of Tennessee […]

Franklin Releases Proposed 2017-2018 Operating Budget

Franklin Releases Proposed 2017-2018 Operating Budget

City budget reflects period of rapid growth and investment in our community Franklin, TN—City Administrator Eric Stuckey announced Tuesday, May 9the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The proposed FY18 budget for all funds is $145,221,130 which represents an increase of 1.5% compared to FY17. The proposed 2017-18 (FY18) general fund budget is $68,942,027, […]

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 17 Speech will be at a New Location, the Williamson County Enrichment Center and includes a light Breakfast sponsored by the Franklin Breakfast Rotary Franklin- Mayor Ken Moore will give his seventh State of the City presentation at the new Williamson County Enrichment Center […]