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Local United Ways Merge to Serve Growing Community    

Local United Ways Merge to Serve Growing Community    

  November 1, 2019, NASHVILLE, Tenn.—United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (UWMN) and United Way of Williamson County (UWWC) announced today that the two organizations have officially merged as of October 31, 2019. The newly combined organization will rebrand, operating under the new name United Way of Greater Nashville beginning in January 2020.  This change was […]

FHS MISTLETOE MARKET AND GIFT SHOW SET FOR NOVEMBER 9

FHS MISTLETOE MARKET AND GIFT SHOW SET FOR NOVEMBER 9

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Mistletoe Market is Franklin High School’s Christmas seasonal warm-up event, featuring crafts, gifts, decor and treats. Admission is free, open to the public and located in the FHS Commons at Franklin High School, 810 Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN. Doors are open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Over 140 vendors will be on […]

TN CASA Honors Three for Exemplary Work Aiding Organization in Advocating for Children Who Have Been Abused and Neglected

TN CASA Honors Three for Exemplary Work Aiding Organization in Advocating for Children Who Have Been Abused and Neglected

Statewide organization gives its three most prestigious awards to leaders who support and exemplify the mission of CASA. NASHVILLE, Tenn.— TN CASA, Tennessee Court Appointed Special Advocates, awarded three state leaders for their dedicated work for CASA and on behalf of children at its annual meeting that took place in Nashville, Tenn. on Oct. 22. […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST HOLDS PUBLIC EVENT TO UNVEIL “HARVEY”

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST HOLDS PUBLIC EVENT TO UNVEIL “HARVEY”

Animalia Health & Wellness sponsors component for new museum FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Animalia Health & Wellness and The Battle of Franklin Trust welcome Harvey, the beloved mascot of the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry to the Carter House. Through the generosity of Animalia, a bronze sculpture of Harvey is the first tangible component completed for the […]

SERVPRO of Williamson County Raises $18,000 to Help Abused and Neglected Children in Williamson County

SERVPRO of Williamson County Raises $18,000 to Help Abused and Neglected Children in Williamson County

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The 4th annual SERVPRO of Williamson County Charity Golf Classic, hosted by owners Tim and Natasha Wesley, raised more than $18,000 to benefit Williamson County CASA and their efforts to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Williamson County community. “Making a positive difference to improve the […]

TN CASA ANNUAL MEETING: A CELEBRATION OF THOSE WHO MAKE HELPING 5,350 KIDS ANNUALLY POSSIBLE

TN CASA ANNUAL MEETING: A CELEBRATION OF THOSE WHO MAKE HELPING 5,350 KIDS ANNUALLY POSSIBLE

Media is invited to attend a celebration of those who dedicate valuable time and energy to supporting the mission of Tennessee Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), an organization that exists to support, develop, expand and unite local CASA programs in recruiting and training volunteers to advocate for Tennessee’s children who have been abused and neglected. […]

Attorneys’ Pro Bono Work Addresses Constant Need

Attorneys’ Pro Bono Work Addresses Constant Need

By Jacqueline B. Dixon, Esq. The words “pro bono” — based on a Latin term meaning “for the public good” — might not mean much to anyone outside the legal profession. For most attorneys in Tennessee and around the country, though, pro bono work is a part of our culture that we take very seriously. […]

Amerigo Supports the American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink Campaign”

Amerigo Supports the American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink Campaign”

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Amerigo is featuring strawberry tiramisu and Underground Wine Project’s “And Why am I Mr. Pink” rosé during the month of October! A portion of all proceeds will go towards the American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink Campaign“. Head to either area location all month long to help […]

WKRN ADOPT-A-THON FEATURES $2 RATE

WKRN ADOPT-A-THON FEATURES $2 RATE

“Twice as Nice” Friday and Saturday at Williamson County Animal Center Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin announces $2 adoption fees on all shelter pets on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19. The shelter is participating in the News 2 WKRN “Twice as Nice” Adopt-a-thon along with Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC). […]

City of Franklin’s Fuller Story Unveiling Official Photo

City of Franklin’s Fuller Story Unveiling Official Photo

The Battle of Franklin Trust, along with the City of Franklin, hosted a public event yesterday to unveil historic markers to begin telling the “Fuller Story” at the Public Square in historic downtown Franklin. The five unveiled markers tell the stories of the African American experience before, during and after the Civil War. Mayor Ken […]

Brentwood Baptist Church to Host Alzheimer’s and Dementia Event

Brentwood Baptist Church to Host Alzheimer’s and Dementia Event

Brentwood, TN – October 15, 2019 Brentwood Baptist Church will be hosting a special event on Thursday, November 14, at 6:00 p.m. on the Brentwood campus (Hudson Hall), where Senior Pastor Mike Glenn will share stories about his personal journey in caring for his mother as she struggled with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Glenn released his […]

Fall Brings Cooler Weather and Home Improvement and Specifically Pool Closing Scams

Fall Brings Cooler Weather and Home Improvement and Specifically Pool Closing Scams

Nashville, TN., Oct. 11, 2019– The past week was mostly filled with temperatures below 70 degrees, it is officially starting to feel like fall. With the seasonal change also comes a difference in the type of scams frequented. One of the most prevalent changes in scams during the fall is a shift towards home improvement scams. […]

TRASH COMPACTOR KITTENS READY FOR ADOPTION

TRASH COMPACTOR KITTENS READY FOR ADOPTION

Little “survivors” need forever homes Four kittens that were rescued from a trash compactor in Fairview on August 1 are now ready for adoption at Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin.  The kittens were just two to three weeks old when a citizen using the Fairview Convenience Center spotted them inside a compactor. The […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST PUBLIC EVENT TO UNVEIL “FULLER STORY” MARKERS

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST PUBLIC EVENT TO UNVEIL “FULLER STORY” MARKERS

Interpretive markers will be unveiled on Oct. 17 FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust, along with City of Franklin, will host a public event to unveil historic markers to begin telling the “Fuller Story” at the Public Square in historic downtown Franklin. The “Fuller Story” initiative was conceived by three pastors, Hewitt Sawyers, […]

SHELTER PLAY YARDS IMPROVED BY LOCAL SCOUT

SHELTER PLAY YARDS IMPROVED BY LOCAL SCOUT

Latourette achieves Gold Award goals Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin, Tennessee is pleased to announce that Itchy’s Play Yard for shelter dogs and the two public dog parks located at the shelter have received significant upgrades thanks to the Girl Scout Gold Award project of Rachel Latourette, a Franklin High School senior. The […]