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Franklin Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Franklin Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Franklin—The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award has been presented to the City of Franklin by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This award represents a significant achievement by the city. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.  To receive […]

Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee announces 2018 Board of Directors

Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee announces 2018 Board of Directors

              Rev. Dr. Richard Gentzler takes role of president, Chris Puri as vice president, Hertha Hines and Nancy Conway join as board members NASHVILLE, Tenn. – March 12, 2018 –The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee announces its 2018 board of directors and has elected a new Board […]

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosted their 17th Annual Project Save-A-Student Leadership & Development Conference last week February 21-23.    Over 190 students (increasing 10 from last year) selected from 13 high schools in West, Rural West and Middle Tennessee attended the conference. Each was presented with their own personalized business cards to […]

Pinkerton Park Storybook Trail Opens Friday, March 2, 2018

Pinkerton Park Storybook Trail Opens Friday, March 2, 2018

There is a new way to read a story in the Park Franklin – The City of Franklin Parks department is partnering with Friends of Franklin Parks and the Williamson County Library to create a new opportunity for children and families at Pinkerton Park. On Friday, March 2 at 3:30 officials will cut the ribbon […]

MAYOR ANDERSON NAMES NEW SHELTER DIRECTOR

MAYOR ANDERSON NAMES NEW SHELTER DIRECTOR

Ondrea Johnson to lead Williamson County Animal Center  Ondrea Johnson has been named director of Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin, TN. Johnson is an 18-year resident of Williamson County where she has served in executive positions for not-for-profit organizations and as an animal rescue volunteer.   A seasoned communications professional, Johnson is skilled in […]

Franklin mayor and city administrator compete in Dance Off for United Way

Franklin mayor and city administrator compete in Dance Off for United Way

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2018) — Two Franklin city leaders showed off their dance moves to support United Way of Williamson County recently. The City of Franklin’s video tells the whole story. Mayor Ken Moore and City Administrator Eric Stuckey got creative with their dance moves in their video fundraiser to support United Way of […]

Franklin’s First Couple named Taste of Williamson honorary chairs

Franklin’s First Couple named Taste of Williamson honorary chairs

FRANKLIN, TN – New this year, Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and Linda Moore will serve as Honorary Chairs for the 2018 Taste of Williamson, presented by Nissan and sponsored by CoolSprings Galleria. “Linda and I are honored to be part of this year’s Taste of Williamson,” said Moore. “This is one of our community’s most […]

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square  Friday, December 1, 6:00-8 p.m Franklin—The city of Franklin is excited to light up the square Friday, December 1, for the 2017 Christmas tree lighting, the best tree lighting event in Middle Tennessee!  Freedom Intermediate School Honors Choir and Independence High School Choir will sing with a special guest […]

FRANKLIN SYNERGY BANK SIGNS ON AS SPONSOR FOR HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF WILLIAMSON CO.

FRANKLIN SYNERGY BANK SIGNS ON AS SPONSOR FOR HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF WILLIAMSON CO.

The bank will support the Heritage Foundation’s events and preservation efforts with 5-year agreement FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Franklin Synergy Bank has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Heritage Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 12, in addition to a five-year sponsorship agreement with the non-profit organization. Franklin Synergy celebrates ten years in business […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST’S ERIC A. JACOBSON TO SPEAK AT CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST’S ERIC A. JACOBSON TO SPEAK AT CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES

“America, Our Civil War and the Expanding Conversation” to take place on Thursday, Oct. 5th FRANKLIN, TN – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host its ongoing Civil War lecture series on Thursday, Oct. 5 featuring speaker Eric A. Jacobson, CEO of The Battle of Franklin Trust. Titled “America, Our Civil War and the Expanding Conversation,” […]

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 […]