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Breakfast with the Mayors

Breakfast with the Mayors

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 […]

Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program

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 […]

Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival

Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival

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 […]

Megan Barry to speak at Williamson Inc. Membership Luncheon

Megan Barry to speak at Williamson Inc. Membership Luncheon

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 […]

Volunteer Awards

Volunteer Awards

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 […]

Retired K9

Retired K9

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,” […]

Battle of Franklin Trust Launches Immersive

Battle of Franklin Trust Launches Immersive

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 […]

WCCASA and Davis House

WCCASA and Davis House

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 […]

Captain Clay Mackey and Engineer David Edge

Captain Clay Mackey and Engineer David Edge

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 presents Transportation Survey results

Franklin Tomorrow presents Transportation Survey results

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, […]

Walk Across Williamson

Walk Across Williamson

Walk Across Williamson (WxW) is a joint effort between the Williamson County and Franklin Special school systems, the WC health department and the WC health council. This is an endeavor to promote a family fun and healthy activity. Participants log their activity minutes on the days they are active during the month of March. Logs […]

Chapman’s II

Chapman’s II

downtownfranklintn.com/facesoffranklin/ Dan and Gwen Perkins know something about running a successful business. They owned a small lumber mill in Oregon for 40 years before returning to Tennessee to seek another entrepreneurial venture. It wasn’t until that deal fell through that the Perkins – not ones to sit on their hands – began thinking of other […]

Born for America: The Story of Inge Meyring Smith

Born for America: The Story of Inge Meyring Smith

Friday, July 12, from 1 pm to 4 pm at Franklin Synergy Bank’s 722 Columbia Avenue location, Inge Smith, the author of Born for America will be signing books.  Below is an excerpt from the Williamson Herald.  For the complete story, click here. Born Jewish in Dresden, Germany, Smith narrowly escaped the concentration camps of […]

City of Franklin Wins “Excellence in Financial Reporting” from GFOA

City of Franklin Wins “Excellence in Financial Reporting” from GFOA

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that City of Franklin has achieved “Excellence in Financial Reporting” for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This is the 20th consecutive year the City has won this award! The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition […]

GraceWorks receives a grant from the Predators

GraceWorks receives a grant from the Predators

GraceWorks was also named as one of four featured charities this year for the foundation. Featured charities will be given visits by players and Predator celebrities as well as added exposure, awareness and visibility. Other featured charities for 2013 are Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County, Nurses for Newborns and Bridges, formerly the League for […]