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Woman of Inspiration named for dedication in helping those with special needs

Three inspiring women with stories of strength, courage and hope were honored this afternoon at the annual Patricia Hart Foundation Heart to Heart luncheon benefitting United Way of Williamson County. 

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Friday 02/05/2016
Fast track graduation and TNReady delay spotlighted at Let's Talk Schools
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 7:36 am

During the Let’s Talk Schools meeting at Page High School on Thursday, Williamson County Schools superintendent Mike Looney unveiled the school board’s program Fast Track to Early Graduation. 

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Athletes and parents protest sudden A-Game closure
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 12:02 pm

After the sudden closing of the A-Game Sportsplex in Franklin on Wednesday, athletes and parents formed a protest against the closing of the complex Thursday.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
A-Game president speaks out in midst of planned demonstration
Updated: February 05, 2016 - 7:36 am

Following the abrupt closure of A-Game Sportsplex Wednesday night, which led to an organized protest to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening, Gary Ivey, president of the sports facility issued a statement Thursday afternoon to address what he calls “inaccurate comments.”

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Franklin Police officers manage crowd after close of A-Game
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 11:08 pm

According to Lt. Charles Warner, public information officer for the Franklin Police Department, officers are assisting with crowd control Thursday after the sudden close of the A-Game Sportsplex.

"We have had several citizen and media inquiries regarding the crowd gathered at the A-Game Sportsplex, 215 Gothic Court, where the business has closed its doors," Warner said. "In anticipation of people and teams who have personal belongings inside, A-Game hired an extra duty Franklin Police Officer to stand by to ensure things remained cordial during the retrieval of those belongings."

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Voucher bill to be considered by House Monday
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:11 am

Recently the Williamson County delegation adamantly defended their support of a voucher bill, House Bill 1049, for low-performing schools.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Puppy Bowl showcases local canine talent
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:11 am

With Super Sunday just around the corner, family and friends will gather to watch Peyton Manning’s Broncos take on Cam Newton’s Panthers in what is sure to be an exciting game, but with that comes another tradition involving our four-legged friends in the Puppy Bowl. 

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Early voting to start for Presidential Preference Primary, Mar. 1
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:07 am

The early voting period for the March 1 Presidential Preference Primary is swiftly approaching. 

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Schroer talks Highway 31, transportation needs in Spring Hill
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:56 am

A room full of people gathered at Spring Hill City Hall Tuesday night to listen to Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer talk about transportation plans in the state, and, more specifically, the Spring Hill area.

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Burgos proposes policy to guard against ‘terrorist’-based classroom materials
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 6:43 pm

At the Williamson County Board of Education Policy Meeting, school board member Beth Burgos of District 10, brought forward a policy for discussion regarding the selection of instructional materials.

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Cars parked at area fitness centers latest target of thieves
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Franklin Police are investigating six Monday morning auto burglaries that occurred at two local fitness centers.

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Former Franklin mayor Miller considers running for 65th District House seat
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:13 am

Longtime Franklin resident and previous mayor Tom Miller, 73, pulled a petition to run against Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin, for the 65th District House seat. 

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Rep. Charles Sargent pulls petition for re-election in House District 61
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:13 am

State Rep. Charles Sargent, R-Franklin, is seeking re-election in the 61st District covering key sections of Williamson County.

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Severe weather cancels evening activities at WCS
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 6:51 pm

The threat of severe weather, including a tornado watch, coming through Williamson County Tuesday night has caused the cancellation of all evening activities throughout Williamson County Schools. 

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New whip elected by caucus
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:13 am

Rep. Timothy Hill, R-Blountville, was elected Monday, 38-33, as the new House Majority Whip by the Republican Caucus, replacing Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin.

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Budget committee plans to fund two middle school theaters, repair projects
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 8:30 am

The Williamson County Board of Commissioners Budget Committee voted unanimously Monday to approve an Intent to Fund $6 million to build auditoriums for Heritage and Page Middle Schools. 

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Haslam reports record funding in education, teacher raises at State of the State
Updated: February 04, 2016 - 7:13 am

Gov. Bill Haslam announced that the state has made a record investment in education during his State of the State address Monday, highlighting a raise and insurance coverage extension for teachers and record funding in K-12 education as high points in the state budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Monday 02/01/2016
Monday marks 25th anniversary of Peggy Cox murder
Updated: February 01, 2016 - 10:55 am

Monday marks the 25-year anniversary of the murder of Peggy Cox.

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Friday 01/29/2016
Vouchers and transportation top list at Public Affairs Roundtable
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 3:54 pm

The Williamson County delegation today at the Williamson Inc. Public Affairs Roundtable adamantly defended their support of a voucher bill for low performing schools, while Rep. Glen Casada, R- Franklin, was challenged on his proposed bill that would restrict government mandates on affordable housing.

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Pilgrimage Fest returns to Harlinsdale Farm in September
Updated: February 02, 2016 - 2:15 pm

On the heels of a successful debut last September, the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival will return this year to the Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin Sept. 24-25.

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Spring Hill 'Talk of the City' looks forward in growth, prosperity
Updated: January 29, 2016 - 7:49 am

Spring Hill Mayor Rick Graham and City Administrator Victor Lay dually delivered a powerpoint presentation, showcasing all that is good in the city in southern Williamson County.

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