Franklin’s six newest police recruits recently graduated from the Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Academy in Greenville, Tennessee. Of the 50 police recruits from across Tennessee, four Franklin Police Recruits were recognized for outstanding performance: ◾Officer Rebecca Pike | Academic Award ◾Officer Steve Chittanavong | Defensive Tactics Award ◾Officer Branden McClellan | Top Shot Award […]
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Earlier this month, police officers from all across Williamson County will help make Christmas for families who are down on their luck this year a little brighter. The Morris Heithcock Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #41, in Franklin, TN, will hold their annual Shop with a Cop event with 150 children from pre-screened families have […]
The Franklin Fire Department has launched a songwriting contest in honor of Fire Prevention Month. Write and record your original song to help promote this year’s Fire Prevention Month theme: “Don’t wait – Check the date! Replace smoke alarms every 10 years!” The contest is open to those who live and work in Williamson County, […]
The Twice Daily Playhouse Raffle to take place on Oct. 29 at Franklin’s Pumpkinfest Williamson County CASA revealed the 2016 Twice Daily Playhouse on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at FirstBank’s Downtown Franklin post office branch. The custom playhouse will be given to one lucky winner at CASA’s fourth annual playhouse raffle on Saturday, Oct. 29, which […]
The Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the seasonal position of School Patrol. Under general supervision, School Patrol team members are responsible for pedestrian safety and efficient vehicular traffic flow at assigned school zones. Duties include directing vehicular traffic and ensuring the safety of children and other pedestrians attempting to cross traffic lanes […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee (BGCMT) announced Sandra Moody Sullivan as the recipient of the 4th “Ed Moody Award of Excellence.” She will accept the award at the 27th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner taking place on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in Jamison Hall in the Factory at Franklin. Sullivan is the […]
Franklin Tomorrow will take the temperature of our community on Tuesday, April 26, at the next Franklin Tomorrow Breakfast With the Mayors, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners. Breakfast service from Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant and Royal Cup Coffee will begin at 7 a.m. with the program start set for 7:45 a.m. To RSVP for the […]
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 […]
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 […]