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A new sick leave policy for school district employees who contract COVID-19 was passed by the Franklin Special School District Board of Education at its meeting Monday night.

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Wealth Strategies Partners, a boutique total wealth management practice based in Franklin, recently announced its founder, Paul C. Allen, CFP®, MS, has been named Franklin Road Academy’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni award winner.

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Franklin Classical School has been renting space in Franklin for almost three decades and is searching for a permanent home. Soon, the private school will launch a capital campaign, inviting the community to help further its goal of raising up the next generation of Christian leaders through…

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Battle Ground Academy inducted five new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame and Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 2, and in addition, the school honored Peter Kropp, Ph.D. as its Distinguished Young Alumnus in a ceremony held at BGA’s Sondra Morris and Robert N. Moore, Jr. ’52 Center …

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DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Thursday that he will extend an executive order that lets families opt their children out of school mask mandates to prevent the spread of COVID-19, despite federal court rulings that have blocked the policy in three counties.

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A federal judge issued a temporary injunction Friday blocking the enforcement in Williamson County of Gov. Bill Lee’s executive order that allowed parents to opt their children out of public school mask requirements. Now, families can no longer choose to voluntarily opt out of the mask requi…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday handed down a second blow to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's contentious order allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements, ruling that Knox County Schools must implement a mask mandate to help protect children with health problems amid…

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The Franklin Special School District Board of Education extended its mask requirement for students, staff and visitors in all school buildings into next year during its meeting Monday.

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Two Williamson County families filed a complaint against Gov. Bill Lee, the Williamson County Schools Board of Education and the Franklin Special School District on Friday, claiming that they have “placed the lives of medically vulnerable children who have disabilities under the [Americans w…

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The Franklin Band, seven-time state marching band champion and 2014 recipient of the prestigious Sudler Shield Award, will host Sonic Boom!, a marching band competition in partnership with The Home Depot, on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Howard Gamble Stadium at Franklin High School.