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WCAR presents results of Case Study on Williamson County’s Population Growth & Economic Development

WCAR presents results of Case Study on Williamson County’s Population Growth & Economic Development

Franklin, TN – This morning at Franklin Tomorrow’s Breakfast with the Mayors, the Williamson County Association for REALTORS® (WCAR) presented the outcomes of the study titled, “Population Growth & Economic Dynamics: A Case Study for Williamson County.” This study examines the relationship between population and economic growth as it pertains to Williamson County and various […]

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 […]

Mayor Ken Moore Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

Mayor Ken Moore Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

WASHINGTON — DATE — Franklin, Tennessee Mayor Ken Moore, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SENATOR BILL AND TRACY FRIST AS 2019 HERITAGE BALL CHAIRS

HERITAGE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SENATOR BILL AND TRACY FRIST AS 2019 HERITAGE BALL CHAIRS

FRANKLIN, Tenn. –The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN announced Senator Bill and Tracy Frist as Ball Chairs for the 46th annual Heritage Ball to be held at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. “We are honored to announce that Senator and Mrs. Frist will serve as Ball Chairs for the Heritage […]

PRAYER BREAKFAST TO UNIFY AND CELEBRATE THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

PRAYER BREAKFAST TO UNIFY AND CELEBRATE THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

Unite Williamson inaugural event to host representatives from all faiths WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN, August 21, 2018 – Unite Williamson will host a prayer breakfast Saturday, October 20th at Harlinsdale Park in Franklin. This inaugural event is expected to host hundreds of representatives from over 200 churches, synagogues, mosques and temples across Williamson County. Franklin Mayor, […]

Judy Hayes Receives Caroline J. Cross Award presented by  Leadership Franklin

Judy Hayes Receives Caroline J. Cross Award presented by Leadership Franklin

FRANKLIN, TN – Judy Hayes is the 2018 recipient of the Caroline J. Cross Award for Leadership Franklin. The award was presented during the organization’s August 29 opening celebration for the upcoming class year.  Hayes, a Franklin High School alumna, graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in education and taught an extended time at […]

City of Franklin Announces Members of Newly Formed Development Services Advisory Commission

City of Franklin Announces Members of Newly Formed Development Services Advisory Commission

Franklin—In August Mayor Ken Moore announced the members of the newly formed Development Services Advisory Commission.  The Development Services Advisory Commission is comprised of 11 members appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the board of alderman. Members serve three-year terms. The vacancies are to be filled by citizens with a primary residence in Williamson […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION TO PURSUE PURCHASE OF O’MORE COLLEGE OF DESIGN PROPERTY

HERITAGE FOUNDATION TO PURSUE PURCHASE OF O’MORE COLLEGE OF DESIGN PROPERTY

Heritage Foundation plans for educational and historical uses of seven-acre campus FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN is pursuing the purchase of the property of the former O’More College of Design. With a signed option agreement, the nonprofit organization plans to create a multi-use campus with a new robust educational program, […]

96E Sidewalk Ceremony

96E Sidewalk Ceremony

Celebrate the grand opening of the 96E sidewalk. Get Fit Franklin and Franklin Mayor Ken Moore will park at Church of the City at 10am and walk down the new sidewalk to Pinkerton Park where there will be a short ceremony and ribbon cutting.

Harlinsdale Multi-Use Path to get funding from TDOT Grant

Harlinsdale Multi-Use Path to get funding from TDOT Grant

Grant to fund pedestrian bridge from Chestnut Bend Subdivision trail to the Park Franklin—Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced today the award of an $2,000,000.00 Transportation Alternative Grant to the City of Franklin for the Park at Harlinsdale Farm Multi-Use Path.  The path will begin at the Ruby F. Lynch trailhead and terminate on the west […]

Community Visioning Project is “On the Table” in Franklin

Community Visioning Project is “On the Table” in Franklin

Franklin, TN – At this morning’s “Breakfast with the Mayors,” Franklin Tomorrow introduced a new community initiative, On the Table, set for this fall. On the Table is a one-day opportunity for people to gather in small groups around a table with friends, neighbors, colleagues and maybe even a few people meeting for the first […]

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) Volunteer Tutor Kris Hagen nominated for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Spirit Award  

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) Volunteer Tutor Kris Hagen nominated for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Spirit Award  

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) is an intergenerational volunteer tutoring program that matches older adults with elementary age children who need extra support in reading or math.  A division of the FiftyForward Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), FLIP serves 12 Williamson County and Franklin Special School District schools and is based out of the […]

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore to Designate June Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore to Designate June Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

Franklin—Mayor Ken Moore will present a Proclamation to the Board of Mayor and Alderman, Tuesday, May 22nd, designating the month of June as Alzheimer’s Awareness month in the City of Franklin. “Proclamations, such as this, will only help raise vital awareness needed for this disease,” states Nashville Walk to End Alzheimer’s Chair, Laura Musgrave. Alzheimer’s […]

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 16

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 16

Franklin- Mayor Ken Moore will give his eighth State of the City presentation at the Factory in Franklin at Liberty Hall on Wednesday, May 16, at 7:45 a.m. Doors open at 7:00 a.m.; light breakfast, sponsored by the Franklin Breakfast Rotary, will be provided. City Departments will have tables and booths set up to show […]

Ralph Drury Named 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award Recipient

Ralph Drury Named 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award Recipient

Franklin, TN – Ralph Drury, founder and CEO Emeritus of the Drury Group and community volunteer, has been named the 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award recipient. Since arriving in Franklin in 1978, the Kentucky native and insurance professional has been active in the community. He is the founding member of Mercy Children’s Clinic, Franklin City […]