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PRAYER BREAKFAST TO UNIFY AND CELEBRATE THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

PRAYER BREAKFAST TO UNIFY AND CELEBRATE THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

Unite Williamson inaugural event to host representatives from all faiths WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN, August 21, 2018 – Unite Williamson will host a prayer breakfast Saturday, October 20th at Harlinsdale Park in Franklin. This inaugural event is expected to host hundreds of representatives from over 200 churches, synagogues, mosques and temples across Williamson County. Franklin Mayor, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore to Designate June Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore to Designate June Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

Franklin—Mayor Ken Moore will present a Proclamation to the Board of Mayor and Alderman, Tuesday, May 22nd, designating the month of June as Alzheimer’s Awareness month in the City of Franklin. “Proclamations, such as this, will only help raise vital awareness needed for this disease,” states Nashville Walk to End Alzheimer’s Chair, Laura Musgrave. Alzheimer’s […]

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 16

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 16

Franklin- Mayor Ken Moore will give his eighth State of the City presentation at the Factory in Franklin at Liberty Hall on Wednesday, May 16, at 7:45 a.m. Doors open at 7:00 a.m.; light breakfast, sponsored by the Franklin Breakfast Rotary, will be provided. City Departments will have tables and booths set up to show […]

Ralph Drury Named 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award Recipient

Ralph Drury Named 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award Recipient

Franklin, TN – Ralph Drury, founder and CEO Emeritus of the Drury Group and community volunteer, has been named the 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award recipient. Since arriving in Franklin in 1978, the Kentucky native and insurance professional has been active in the community. He is the founding member of Mercy Children’s Clinic, Franklin City […]

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 […]