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Police arrest man wanted in domestic dispute off Cothran Dr. and W. Main area in Franklin

Franklin Police have been searching for a man who threatened family members Thursday night with a machete. 

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Friday 02/12/2016
School board resolution encouraging teachers' voice draws mixed opinions
Updated: February 12, 2016 - 8:15 am

The school board discussed a proposed resolution to encourage Williamson County School teachers and staff to feel comfortable voicing their concerns and opinions at the Williamson County Board of Education Work Session Thursday.

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Thursday 02/11/2016
A-Game reopens until Feb. 25 at least, pending legal mediation
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 11:10 pm

A-Game Sportsplex reopened its doors at 1 p.m. Thursday to resume operations at least until Feb. 25 a week after abruptly shutting its doors due to sustained financial losses.

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A-Game Sportsplex legal battle continues after abrupt closure
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:36 am

A-Game Sportsplex’s future remains questionable amid court meetings between the ownership of Sports Land Group, the defendant, and tenants MDG Management and Alliance Volleyball Club, plaintiffs. 

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Closing documents signed to acquire Carter Hill Battlefield Park property
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:32 am

Franklin’s Charge and The Battle of Franklin Trust signed closing documents Wednesday to purchase property along Columbia Avenue that’s historically significant in the Battle of Franklin’s role in the Civil War. 

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Letter to the Editor: Supporter ask Wimberly to maintain seat
Posted: February 10, 2016

To the Editor

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Petition pulled for District 11 school board seat
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:31 am

On Wednesday, Stuart Cooper announced his candidacy for the District 11 seat on the Williamson County School board in the Aug. 7 election.

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WCS and FSSD will open one hour late Thursday
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:24 am

Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District will open one hour late on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.

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Franklin's proposal to widen Murfreesboro Road sidewalk draws opposition
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 8:47 pm

Roughly five feet of new sidewalk drew protest from several Franklin citizens Tuesday during the Board of Mayor and Aldermen work session at Franklin City Hall. 

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Williamson Business PAC forms to protect ‘greatest asset’ – public schools
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 11:07 pm

The newly formed Williamson Business Political Action Committee (PAC) launched Wednesday to “protect the county’s greatest economic asset” – its public schools. 

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Williamson County schools closed Wednesday
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 12:07 am

Williamson County schools will be closed Wednesday, February 10 due to the snow that remains on roads across the county.

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Citizens for Brentwood Green Space announces additional payment toward Smith Park
Posted: February 09, 2016

Citizens for Brentwood Green Space (CBGS), a nonprofit preservation group, announced payment to the City of Brentwood in the amount of $21,000 at Monday night’s Brentwood City Commission meeting. 

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TNReady crash leads to paper and pencil in districts after years of prep
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:36 am

The state’s new TNReady online achievement test was abruptly put to a halt this week when severe network outages caused the state test to malfunction statewide.

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FSSD discusses cancellation of TNReady online achievement test, surplus property
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:36 am

Prior to Monday’s board meeting, the Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen informed the board in a memo sent to schools statewide that the new online achievement test TNReady Part I would not be implemented this year due to a network outage.

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Commission approves half of theater funding request for middle schools
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 8:04 am

The Williamson County Commission voted Monday on a resolution approving an intent to fund $6 million for three middle school theaters, as amended from its original amount of $12 million. The partial funds would be used to construct two middle school auditoriums at Page and Heritage.

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Slick roads lead to closed schools Tuesday
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 9:39 am

Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District are closed Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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Monday 02/08/2016
Williamson County home sales rise in January
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 3:52 pm

The total number of closed home sales rose 18 percent in January 2016 in Williamson County compared to the same period last year, according to the monthly market report released this month by the Williamson County Association of Realtors (WCAR). 

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Davis House Child Advocacy center earns re-accreditation from National Children’s Alliance
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 3:49 pm

Davis House Child Advocacy Center has been awarded re-accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process.

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Board legislative committee apprehensive about voucher, religious curriculum and ACT bills
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 3:51 pm

During the recent Williamson County Schools legislative meeting, the members of the committee discussed their apprehension for Senate Bill 1439 which would prohibit the state board of education from adding religious doctrine to curriculum for any grade prior to tenth grade.

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Saturday 02/06/2016
A-Game reissues plan to stay open in midst of legal battle
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 2:11 pm

The parent owner of A-Game, Sports Land Group, LLC, reissued a proposal in a statement Saturday that could keep the sports complex open through the end of March or April.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Woman of Inspiration named for dedication in helping those with special needs
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 6:36 am

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

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