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 […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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Williamson County officials and leaders used public transportation to travel to two regional meetings in Nashville on Wednesday, April 17, in celebration of the upcoming Earth Day and Transit Week. The trip began with transportation via Franklin Transit Authority’s TODD (Transit on DemanD) service, which picked up officials at their offices and transported them to […]
The fifth annual Walk Across Williamson physical activity program is gearing up to kick-off March 2nd. This year’s kick-off events are scheduled from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at various parks and schools throughout Williamson County including Woodland Middle School in Brentwood; Bowie Park in Fairview; Pinkerton Park in Franklin; and Evans Park in Spring Hill. Walk Across […]
Seventh annual academy set for March 28 – May 16, 2013 The Franklin Fire Department is now accepting applications for the 7th Annual Citizens’ Fire Academy, which will take place March 28 – May 16, 2013 at the department’s training center on Century Court. Because the academy fills up quickly, those interested are encouraged to […]
Tune into WAKM AM 950 10:06AM – 11:45AM Tuesdays and Thursdays to join your host, Al Dorsey for Franklin Synergy Football Factory. If you are by your computer and not a radio, you can stream WAKM’s programs here: wakmworldwide.com. You can play previous shows below: Previous Episodes: Franklin Synergy Football Factory – 10/18/2012 Show – MP3 […]
Stop by our booth in the children’s zone and toss the bean bag into the big cat or dog for a prize. If you are hungry, delicious homemade baked goods will be on sale. All costumed pets that drop by get a doggie treat! Pet Halloween goodie baskets will be for sale along with our new “Unleash […]
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest national fundraiser, raising over $20 million annually for children in need across the country. Locally in 2011, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee participants raised $140,000. Because of Bowl for Kids’ Sake, more Bigs and Littles can be paired up, more friendships can be […]