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Pet of the Week (Penn)

Pet of the Week (Penn)

Penn is a gentle, good-natured black Labrador that is six years old. His shiny black coat has snow white markings, and his beautiful brown eyes radiate trust and love! Penn does well with people of all ages and other dogs. Want to meet Penn? He is at Williamson County Animal Center and has a loving […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MAIN STREET PROGRAM, DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN ASSOCIATION

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MAIN STREET PROGRAM, DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN ASSOCIATION

Outgoing Brentwood Mayor Jill Burgin to begin new position in January FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has hired outgoing Mayor of Brentwood Jill Burgin as executive director of the Main Street program. Franklin’s Main Street program, also known as the Downtown Franklin Association, is accredited through the National Main Street […]

Grace Christian Academy student named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalist

Grace Christian Academy student named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalist

Franklin, Tennessee (September 12, 2018) – Grace Christian Academy of Leipers Fork, Tennessee is excited to announce that high school senior, Sidney Hauk has received the honor of being named a Semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit® Scholarship Program. She is the first student from Grace Christian Academy to attain this title. The announcement […]

Therapeutic recreation programs with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation schedule

Therapeutic recreation programs with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation schedule

The Therapeutic Recreation programs offered by Williamson County Parks and Recreation provide year-round leisure activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Therapeutic programs are led by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who assist people with disabilities to develop skills and knowledge for daily living and community involvement. Recreation Specialists conduct monthly ongoing programs at three locations: the Franklin […]

Save the Franklin Battlefield

Save the Franklin Battlefield

Organization honors Jacobson’s dedication to Civil War battlefield preservation Battle of Franklin Trust CEO Eric Jacobson recently received the Tennie Pinkerton Dozier award from the Save the Franklin Battlefield organization. Every year, the organization presents this award to an individual who has made a long-term, compelling commitment to battlefield preservation efforts in Williamson County. “I […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 51st ANNUAL PRESERVATION AWARDS

HERITAGE FOUNDATION ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 51st ANNUAL PRESERVATION AWARDS

Four new categories announced Feb. 13, 2019 (FRANKLIN, Tenn.) – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County is accepting nominations for its 51st annual Preservation Awards, which serve to celebrate outstanding historic preservation projects in Williamson County. The award categories recognize the vision of those who help the Foundation protect and preserve historic structures. “This year’s […]