Have you always wanted to try out the “Jaws of Life,” break down a door, ride in a platform at the top of a 100’ aerial ladder truck, or put the “wet stuff on the red stuff?” Then the Franklin Fire Department’s Citizens’ Fire Academy is for you! During this eight-week, hands-on program, participants ride […]
72 results for 'Local Leaders'
High school seniors and current college students who live in Williamson County are encouraged to apply for the scholarship to be awarded by Leadership Franklin. The non-profit organization will award one $1,500 scholarship to a student who meets the scholarship criteria.
Franklin Police want to remind area residents of the jury duty scam making its way through Williamson County, and across the nation. Here is how the scam works: The offender calls an unsuspecting resident, claiming to be an official with the Sheriff’s Office. They tell the resident that they have failed to meet a jury […]
Nearly 5,000 shoppers flooded Williamson County over the weekend to attend the City Farmhouse Holiday Pop-Up Fair at The Factory at Franklin, an antiques and vintage market that featured 35 vendors across the country – one of them being Sheryl Crow, who donated proceeds from the event to a non-profit close to her heart. Through […]
Engineers, business and civic leaders, and state, city and county officials from across Tennessee will gather in Franklin on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, to celebrate 25 years of engineering excellence with the annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) gala sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee). Among the twenty-three nominees […]
Franklin Tomorrow is “taking it to the streets” this quarter, with the Nov. 3 Breakfast With the Mayors, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners, taking a “Transportation Tuesday” theme with Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and Wiliamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson. As part of the registration process, participants are being asked to complete a brief survey […]
Each spring, based on availability of funds, Leadership Franklin awards scholarships to Franklin/Williamson County college student applicants based on academic achievement, community involvement, and a written essay. The scholarships are awarded at the graduation ceremony of the Leadership Franklin class in the spring each year. To support the continuing efforts of the Scholarship Program, the […]
Like most great ideas, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival was inspired by friendship, history, and the desire to create a meaningful experience. Two years ago, Musician and Franklin, TN resident Kevin Griffin was on a September morning jog through The Park at Harlinsdale, a century-old horse farm recently purchased by the City of Franklin. Kevin […]
Nashville Mayor-elect Megan Barry is confirmed to speak at Williamson, Inc.’s monthly membership luncheon, presented by WGU Tennessee, Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. in Liberty Hall at The Factory at Franklin, located at 230 Franklin Road. Barry will address the Williamson County business community at what will be one of her first public speeches […]
Bozemans receive Anne T. Rutherford Exemplary Volunteer Award for dedicated work with My Friend’s House, other organizations Jerry and Frances Bozeman of Franklin were honored Wednesday, July 22, by Franklin Tomorrow with the 2015 Anne T. Rutherford Exemplary Community Volunteer Award for their dedicated service to My Friend’s House Family & Children’s Services. “When Frances […]
Leadership Franklin Class of 2015 partners with Williamson County Sheriff’s Department to honor K9 unit (Franklin, TN) Leadership Franklin’s class of 2015 will soon graduate from the 9-month program, but not before finalizing a project that impacts the whole community. Five active members of the 2014-2015 Leadership Franklin class developed a program, “Gunner’s Guardians,” […]
The Battle of Franklin Leadership Experience taps into pivotal moments in the conflict to help business executives hone leadership skills; Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management partners on inaugural program for MEDHOST FRANKLIN, TENN. – The Battle of Franklin Trust announced the launch of an immersive executive leadership development workshop that helps business executives and […]
To close out National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, local child advocacy groups—including Williamson County CASA and Davis House Child Advocacy Center—held a candlelight celebration at the Franklin Police Department on Tuesday, April 29 to honor and celebrate the lives of those children that the organizations serve. A large crowd of community members, government […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee announced Captain Clay Mackey and Engineer David Edge as recipients of the 2nd Annual Ed Moody Award of Excellence. They are being recognized for their efforts in organizing the Franklin Firefighters’ Annual Toy & Clothing Drive. They will accept the award at the 25th Annual Steak & Burger […]
Franklin Tomorrow released the results of a transportation issues study conducted in 2013, revealing that people want reduced congestion and less delay, more transportation choices, and a better street network. The 50-plus question online survey included responses from almost 1,000 people, including more than half who identified themselves as living in the City of Franklin, […]