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A masked crowd of around 500 people gathered Tuesday night at the historically black First Baptist Missionary Church in Franklin for a prayer vigil.
As rumors of planned protests concerning the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery have spread throughout Franklin, Franklin Police Department officials shared that, as far as they know, they are only rumors.
The Franklin Theatre, which has been closed to the public since mid-March in response to state guidelines regarding COVID-19, will reopen to the public on June 12 at 7 p.m. with a showing of “Monty Python and The Holy Grail” (PG).
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee recently recognized Franklin resident Amelia Algood from Troop 2525 for earning a Gold Award, one of the highest honors given to a Girl Scout.
Page High School Assistant Principal Dr. Katie Hill has been named principal of the school, Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden announced during a Zoom meeting with the faculty and staff Monday afternoon.
In the wake of weekend protests across Tennessee and throughout the country concerning the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, Franklin residents are gathering for two events this week — a conversation on race Monday and a candlelight prayer vigil Tuesday.
Franklin High School graduate and assistant coach Wally Whidby has been named the new head baseball coach of the Rebels, succeeding Jon Whipple, who resigned last week.
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) will begin a limited list of programming opportunities, and it will open additional indoor facilities and amenities beginning Monday and all outdoor pools and the Franklin Splash Park on Wednesday.
Poplar Grove Middle School teacher Laura Lavery is among 30 teachers across the state who have been invited to participate in the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) 2020-2021 Tennessee Educator Fellowship.
Four years ago, Triple Crown Bakery opened in a small space on Columbia Avenue in Franklin, drawing people down a couple blocks from Main Street with its sweet and savory pastries and elegantly decorated cakes. Now, owner and pastry chef Alena Vaughn has signed a lease to move to a bigger sp…
This week, while 55 South and Cork & Cow in Franklin were closed due to an air conditioning issue, a 55 South Franklin employee tested positive for COVID-19, prompting further cautionary closures from the restaurants and mass staff testing before they can return to work.
Preparation has been a bit out of the ordinary, but Middle Tennessee State soccer star Peyton DePriest says she’s more motivated than ever for her final year of college soccer.
Battle Ground Academy senior Mikah Charley, a defending champion in the triple jump and hurdles, and Brentwood senior Jett Kinder, who boasts eight state titles, are the final John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes of the 2019-20 school year.
Thought for the week: The ultimate choice, the most important decision you will make in this lifetime, is the choice to invite God’s son into your heart. Please choose wisely — and immediately.
Franklin Special School District Director of Schools Dr. David Snowden has made several changes in the district’s leadership team over the past week, including a new supervisor of curriculum and professional learning, a new supervisor of student performance and federal programs, and a new as…
Lotz House Executive Director Thomas Y. Cartwright announced Tuesday the Lotz House will reopen on Monday, June 1 and will adhere to Tennessee’s COVID-19 guidelines and protocols for the safety of visitors.
At the bimonthly Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday, city officials discussed building a sidewalk to connect the Freedom Middle School and Poplar Grove campuses between Del Rio Pike and New Highway 96 West.
Aaron Howard is one of those coaches who really emphasized and actually created a business in off-season speed and agility programs. To say the new Page boys’ basketball coach is anxious to get back into the gym is a major underestimate.
As this unusual academic year draws to a conclusion, the TSSAA is recognizing the more than 3,000 students who participated in three or more sports during the 2019-20 school year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee on Friday promised business leaders that he would send the National Guard to help their companies with COVID-19 testing should they ask for it.
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s annual Preservation Symposium has become known for bringing nationally known speakers to discuss the value of historic preservation within local communities to Williamson County.