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Community groups partner to host faith and nonprofit leadership summit

The Franklin Housing Authority, Graceworks and Williamson County Schools have partnered together to host the first Williamson County Collective Leadership Summit on Thursday, Sept. 10. 

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Thursday 09/03/2015
Franklin Art Scene builds community of culture after four years running
Updated: September 04, 2015 - 9:02 am

The Franklin Art Scene will celebrate its fourth year Friday in downtown Franklin, while hundreds of patrons stroll through historic streets enjoying the artistic works of local and international artists displayed by area businesses.

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Transit service not running on Labor Day
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 6:26 pm

In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 7, all Franklin Transit Authority services, fixed routes and TODD will not run any routes. All regularly scheduled routes will resume Tuesday morning, Sept. 8.

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September honors Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of all deaths in Tennessee, a statistic startling enough that Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson has proclaimed the month of September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

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Fairview spotlighted at August Public Affairs Roundtable
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Fairview has been known my many as the sleepy little town “way out there in the First District.” 

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Grassland Village zoning public hearing continues vision of smart growth
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 8:14 pm

The Williamson County Regional Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing Sept. 10 regarding proposed amendments to both the official zoning map and zoning ordinance pertaining to Grassland Village.

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Wednesday 09/02/2015
September marks National Voter Registration Month in Tennessee
Updated: September 02, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Chad Gray, Administrator of Elections for Williamson County, announced Wednesday that September is National Voter Registration Month in Tennessee.

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Miscalculation leads to lower than expected raise for WCS nurses
Updated: September 02, 2015 - 9:36 pm

Due to a district calculation error, 42 nurses in Williamson County Schools will be paid an annual salary less than what they expected this fiscal year.

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Tuesday 09/01/2015
Downtown Franklin Methodist mixed-use space available in January
Updated: September 01, 2015 - 10:59 pm

The Franklin United Methodist Church has stood on Fifth Avenue since the late 1800s with an annex built in 1965 and further expansions added in 1971 and 1997.

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Franklin Transit Authority closed on Labor Day
Updated: September 01, 2015 - 10:56 pm

In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 7, the Franklin Transit Authority announced that all Franklin Transit services, fixed routes and TODD, will not run any routes.

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WCS policy committee proposes pilot allowing home school participation in band
Updated: September 01, 2015 - 9:59 am

Home school students will have to wait another year before the Williamson County Board of Education revisits implementing a policy that would allow them to participate in extracurricular activities district-wide.

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Monday 08/31/2015
Updated: Brentwood High School evacuated due to bomb threat, students return to class
Updated: August 31, 2015 - 5:07 pm

Brentwood High School was evacuated Monday morning around 11 a.m. after a bomb threat, according to authorities. 

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Franklin Fire engineer to retire after 35 years of service
Updated: August 31, 2015 - 12:21 pm

After 35 years of service, Franklin Fire Department engineer Mike Burns is retiring.

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WCSO warns of new jury duty scam
Posted: August 31, 2015

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is alerting county residents about a new jury duty scam involving prepaid cards and large sums of money.

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Saturday 08/29/2015
TDA extends outreach and coordination of services
Updated: August 31, 2015 - 11:47 am

NASHVILLE – With a focus on improving customer service and increasing outreach, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is extending the role of the public affairs office.

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Thursday 08/27/2015
Vehicle testing to resume Sept. 8, following Labor Day weekend
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm

All vehicle emissions testing centers in Sumner, Rutherford, Wilson and Williamson counties in Middle Tennessee will close on Saturday, Sept. 5 and Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day. 

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AT&T U-verse with GigaPower launches in Franklin
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 10:07 pm

AT&T launched its new fiber network, U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, Thursday in Franklin.

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Public Affairs Roundtable to focus on Fairview Friday
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 9:52 pm

The Williamson, Inc. Public Affairs Roundtable will focus on Fairview Friday with guests Fairview Mayor Patti Carroll and Fairview High School principal Juli Oyer.

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Wednesday 08/26/2015
Corker holds Town Hall meeting in Westhaven
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 9:22 am

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Chattanooga) made a quick stop in Williamson County Tuesday evening to talk about pressing issues with members of the county GOP at the Westhaven Residence Club. 

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231 Public Square moving through city approval process
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 9:23 am

The Public Square, Franklin’s iconic center of history and culture, is slated for a new look if a project planned for the northeast quadrant is approved.

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Walker touts his strengths in campaign stop at Boots & Jeans event
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 9:24 am

Local, state and national legislators were among the estimated 1,000 people attending 23rd District state Sen. Jack Johnson’s 9th Annual Boots & Jeans, BBQ & Beans event at The Factory in Franklin on Sunday. 

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