634 results for 'Community Updates'

May 25: Sam Locke Historical Marker Dedication

May 25: Sam Locke Historical Marker Dedication

On Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m., more than 40 family members, county officials including Sheriff Dusty Rhoades, and fellow history lovers gathered for the dedication ceremony of Williamson County’s newest historical marker. The historical marker was placed at 2600 Hillsboro Road near the intersection of Sneed Road, at the location where Constable Samuel Claybrook […]

JCPENNEY AT COOLSPRINGS GALLERIA WELCOMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

JCPENNEY AT COOLSPRINGS GALLERIA WELCOMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

JCPenney has named Greg Grizzell general manager of its Franklin, Tennessee, store, effective immediately. Grizzell has been with the Company for 25 years and brings a wealth of retail experience in his role in the Company’s highest level of store leadership. “I am thrilled to be serving as general manager and leading an extraordinary team […]

How to Qualify for TennCare’s CHOICES Program

How to Qualify for TennCare’s CHOICES Program

By Eamon Smith and Allison Jones, Legal Aid Society In Tennessee, around 20 percent of people receive their health insurance through TennCare, the state Medicaid plan — about 1.3 million people in all. There are several aspects to TennCare, but one part is the CHOICES program (short for CHOICES in Long-Term Services and Supports), designed […]

Food Lion Donates 500 Millionth Meal to Fight Hunger

Food Lion Donates 500 Millionth Meal to Fight Hunger

Retailer meets its inaugural goal through its hunger relief initiative Food Lion Feeds With 1 in 8 neighbors, including 1 in 6 children, facing hunger across its 10-state footprint, Food Lion set out to help its neighbors by launching Food Lion Feeds, the company’s hunger relief initiative, in 2014. After committing to donate 500 million […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST HIRES NEW EVENT AND GROUP TOUR COORDINATOR

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST HIRES NEW EVENT AND GROUP TOUR COORDINATOR

Hannah Jacobs will support the Trust’s mission of preservation and community involvement FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust has hired Hannah Jacobs as the new event and group tour coordinator. Jacobs will handle corporate and private events at Carnton, as well as other special projects and group tour initiatives.  “We are pleased to […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION MAKES KEY ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PRESENTS AWARDS AT 52nd ANNUAL MEETING

HERITAGE FOUNDATION MAKES KEY ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PRESENTS AWARDS AT 52nd ANNUAL MEETING

May 14, 2019 (FRANKLIN, Tenn.) – On Tuesday night at The Franklin Theatre, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County honored the Heritage Foundation’s three divisions, the Downtown Franklin Association, The Franklin Theatre and Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, their accomplishments over the past year and the people who made them possible.  “At the two-year mark […]

First Tennessee Bank executives and the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce celebrate the grand reopening of the bank’s Franklin Main Financial Center

First Tennessee Bank executives and the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce celebrate the grand reopening of the bank’s Franklin Main Financial Center

Franklin, Tenn. – May 14, 2019 – First Tennessee Bank recently celebrated the grand reopening of its Franklin Main Financial Center with a public open house and official ribbon cutting ceremony in partnership with the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce. The event offered tours of the modernized facility in the heart of downtown Franklin’s historic […]

2018-19 Class of Leadership Franklin to present projects on Wednesday, May 8

2018-19 Class of Leadership Franklin to present projects on Wednesday, May 8

FRANKLIN, TN (May 1, 2019) – The 2018-2019 class of Leadership Franklin will present their group projects on Wednesday, May 8, at Franklin City Hall beginning at 8:15 a.m. Presentations will be in the BOMA room. Each year since 1996, Leadership Franklin classes have developed and executed group projects that have shaped the community in […]

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom were honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom were honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Cigna-HealthSpring was honored for corporate philanthropy Event raises funds to support much needed programs for older adults in Middle Tennessee Nashville, Tenn. — Community volunteers and Nashville leaders Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne, Lelan Statom, and Cigna-HealthSpring were honored as FiftyForward marked its 30th annual Crown Affair on Thursday, April 25. The Crown Affair, […]

Art and Invention Gallery Closes Doors After Nineteen Years of Business in East Nashville

Art and Invention Gallery Closes Doors After Nineteen Years of Business in East Nashville

NASHVILLE, TENN — (April 30, 2019)—After nineteen years in East Nashville’s 5 Points, Art & Invention Gallery, creator of the Tomato Art Fest (TAF), will be permanently closing its doors May 31, 2019.  Owners Bret and Meg MacFadyen will be retiring to their home in Woodbury, TN, where they will pursue many new projects. The […]

GraceWorks Fairview announcement

GraceWorks Fairview announcement

Starting in July, GraceWorks will move to a mobile services model in Fairview to serve more families experiencing poverty. “The board and the CEO have restructured our service model and believe this restructuring will enable GraceWorks to serve more people and pour more funds into the Fairview community,” a formal statement from the GraceWorks Board […]

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Cigna-HealthSpring to be honored for corporate philanthropy Event raises funds to support much needed programs for older adults in Middle Tennessee Community volunteers Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward;  Cigna-HealthSpring to be honored for corporate philanthropy. The Crown Affair, […]

Application Deadline Approaches for 24th Class of Leadership Franklin

Application Deadline Approaches for 24th Class of Leadership Franklin

FRANKLIN, TN – (April 23, 2019) – Leadership Franklin is seeking applicants for its twenty-fourth class, 2019-2020.  Completed applications are due on or before May 3, 2019. The application, as well as 2019-2020 dates and additional information, are at http://www.leadershipfranklin.com/application. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615.252.4312 […]

Pet of the week: Cookie 

Pet of the week: Cookie 

Cookie is a lovable, seven-year-old female with a real zest for life! She loves to go on long walks and play outside. Cookie is deaf, but she is learning simple commands with the use of hand signals. She is also on a special diet and takes medication for digestive issues. If you have a heart […]

WCPR MAIN FACILITIES OPEN ON GOOD FRIDAY

WCPR MAIN FACILITIES OPEN ON GOOD FRIDAY

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s six main recreation centers will be open on Good Friday, April 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.; the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; the Williamson County Recreation Complex at […]