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Annual Memorial Day Service at Veterans Park to honor lives lost

The annual Memorial Day Service that honors and remembers those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country will be held on Monday, May 30.

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Tuesday 05/24/2016
Studio Tenn and Belmont University partner in theater programming
Updated: May 25, 2016 - 1:39 am

Franklin-based Studio Tenn Theatre Company has announced they have signed a cooperative partnership with Belmont University's Musical Theatre Program, one of the premier musical theatre programs in the southeast.

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Transit service takes a holiday
Updated: May 25, 2016 - 1:38 am

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, the Franklin Transit Authority announced that Franklin Transit fixed routes and TODD (Transit On DemanD) services will not run.

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Monday 05/23/2016
Two men face variety of charges in multi-state burglary spree
Updated: May 23, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced Monday that Alionis Perez, 40, and Yoandrys Cue, 30, have pleaded guilty in Hartford federal court to engaging in a conspiracy to burglarize outlet stores in six states between August and November 2013.

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Franklin Theatre to celebrate fifth anniversary of reopening with special events in June
Updated: May 23, 2016 - 5:13 pm

The historic Franklin Theatre will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its reopening in June and invites the community to a special series of free movies, backstage tours and a music concert to say thanks for helping make it an important cultural showplace in such a short period of time.

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WCS unveils license plate to support Be Nice campaign
Updated: May 24, 2016 - 10:20 am

Williamson County Schools unveiled the vanity license plate for the Be Nice campaign at the Be Nice 3.0 event on Monday.

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New voting precinct announced by election commission
Updated: May 23, 2016 - 1:23 pm

The Williamson County Election Commission has created a new voting precinct to accommodate continued growth in the south Franklin and Thompson’s Station areas.

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Sunday 05/22/2016
67th Franklin Rodeo sees record crowds
Updated: May 22, 2016 - 3:07 pm

From bareback riding to team roping and featured events like barrel racing and bull riding, the 67th Franklin Rodeo delighted record crowds Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center in Franklin. 

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Friday 05/20/2016
A-Game lawsuit plaintiffs ask court to reinstate lawsuit due to lack of settlement
Updated: May 21, 2016 - 2:44 am

The future of A-Game Sportsplex still hangs in the balance as a prospective new buyer has not stepped forward after Al. Neyer, LLC, a Cincinnati commercial real estate developer and design-builder, announced in April that the company has cancelled its agreement to buy the A-Game Sportsplex.

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Responding to wreck, Franklin Police officer injured after being hit by driver
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 3:17 pm

A Franklin Police officer was injured this afternoon, after a driver unexpectedly veered into her lane on East McEwen Drive near Players Mill Road.

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Touch A Truck event cancelled due to weather
Updated: May 21, 2016 - 2:48 am

The Touch A Truck event scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday at Jim Warren Park has been canceled due to the weather.

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Thursday 05/19/2016
Durham pursues summons for charge of criminal trespassing for Nashville Scene writer
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 8:48 am

A summons has been issued for Nashville Scene staff writer Cari Wade Gervin on a charge of criminal trespassing on the property of Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin, who lives in the Founder’s Pointe neighborhood, after an encounter with the representative Tuesday evening.

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Public Affairs Roundtable to continue debate on local, state issues
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 8:54 am

The Tennessee General Assembly may have closed their session for the year, but the debate continues. This month's Public Affairs Roundtable continues the conversation about education, transportation and the budget.

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Franklin Police, Williamson County Schools warn residents of fundraising scams
Posted: May 19, 2016

Williamson County Schools has two important warnings to pass along to parents, students, business and community members.

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Early voting dates for Aug. 4 election
Updated: May 19, 2016 - 8:28 am

Early voting dates and locations for Aug. 4 state primary and Williamson County general election are included. 

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High School Graduation Calendar 2016
Updated: May 19, 2016 - 4:03 pm

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'Big House' for Historic Preservation finds life sentence at new home
Updated: May 21, 2016 - 2:27 am

After a total makeover the Old, Old Jail reopens with a new name, a new focus and a new resident. The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County is celebrating the grand opening of its new home at the Old, Old Jail, now called the Big House for Historic Preservation, on Sunday, May 22, from 3-6 p.m.

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Former U.S. Attorney General Gonzales speaks to Franklin Noon Rotary Club
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 12:08 am

Former U.S. Attorney General and current Dean of Belmont University of Law Alberto Gonzales talked about achieving the “American Dream” last week at the Franklin Noon Rotary club’s weekly meeting.

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Tuesday 05/17/2016
Business owners concerned Columbia Ave. widening could bring adverse impact
Updated: May 19, 2016 - 8:44 am

More than 100 Franklin business owners and community members gathered to discuss how the future construction of additional lanes along Columbia Avenue could adversely affect their businesses.

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Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival announces first wave of fall lineup
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 2:32 pm

The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival announced its first wave of performers who will take the stages for the crowds Sept. 24 and 25 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin.

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Williamson County Board of Education approves legal settlement
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 11:48 am

The Williamson County Board of Education approved the settlement of a legal matter at the May board meeting on Monday. This is the second settlement the board voted on this year, having voted against a settlement at the April school board meeting.

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