Williamson Herald



WCS plans to make masks optional starting in summer

Williamson County Schools intends to make masks optional on campus after school lets out on Friday, May 21, the last day of the school year… Read more


Franklin city staff releases highlights of proposed fiscal year budget

The proposed Franklin city budget for fiscal year 2021-22 has been released by City Administrator Eric Stuckey. Read more


Flood disaster assistance available for Williamson Countians

Williamson County was one of 23 Tennessee counties that received federal recovery assistance under a Major Disaster Declaration as a result… Read more



United Communications using federal program to lower broadband costs

United Communications is taking advantage of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP).  Read more


Gov. Lee announces end to all federal pandemic unemployment funding

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced on Tuesday the end of all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs in Tennessee, … Read more


Public relations specialist shares post-pandemic networking tips

Networking and socializing are nearly foreign practices after more than a year in a pandemic, but Deb Varallo is encouraging those in the b… Read more



Softball: Brentwood holds off Franklin, advances in district tourney

FRANKLIN – The next to last elimination game in the District 11-AAA softball tournament had everything one might expect with no tomorrow fo… Read more


Baseball: Indy takes District 11-AAA title, Baughman named MVP

The Independence High School baseball team captured the District 11-AAA tournament title Wednesday night in Brentwood. Read more


Softball: Summit advances to finals in extra innings; Brentwood stays alive

FRANKLIN – For 8 1/2 innings Wednesday night, the Dickson County and Summit High School softball teams proved why they entered the District… Read more



Bethesda News: Getting through the hard times with prayer

Thought for the week: God has a wonderful plan for your life. The time to start looking for that plan — and living it — is now. Discovering… Read more


Commentary: Why should I care if others get vaccinated?

As a doctor, I have recently been asking my patients whether they have gotten a COVID-19 vaccine or made a plan to do so. Initially, some e… Read more


Commentary: Catching up isn’t like it used to be

Several weeks ago, I ran into a friend of mine whom I hadn’t seen since I retired from the city. We spent a few minutes catching up — he’s … Read more



Obituary: Megan Sturm

Megan Sturm, 52, passed away on April 20, 2021 in Franklin.  Read more


Obituary: Vicki Irene Clark

Vicki Irene Clark, 69, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer on May 10, 2021.  Read more


Obituary: Hugh Bernard Xavier Moran

Hugh Bernard Xavier Moran, 75, was returned to the Lord’s embrace on May 9, 2021.  Read more

Arts & Entertainment


County fair event guidelines, requirements announced

Local bakers, raisers, makers and creators can now begin planning their competitive events entries for the 2021 Williamson County Fair.   Read more


Deborah Allen to highlight 40-year career with live show 

When Franklin resident Deborah Allen started to feel the pandemic-induced cabin fever set in one rainy afternoon mid-2020, she did what any… Read more


Summer Concert Series back in Brentwood

After canceling the 2020 season of summer concerts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Summer Concert Series at Brentwood’s Crockett Par… Read more

Upcoming Events

Inner Child Workshop

Inner Child Workshop Read more

Newcomers Dance Night

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Weather Today

Mostly clear


72° 44°

Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.

Cloud Coverage:13%
Wind:NNE at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:2%
UV Index:9 Very High
Sunrise:05:42:20 AM
Sunset:07:45:31 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly clearFri
2%72° 44°
Mostly cloudySat
5%75° 56°
Mostly cloudySun
20%78° 60°
24%78° 62°
Scattered thunderstormsTue
48%76° 65°
Scattered thunderstormsWed
38%81° 64°
Partly cloudyThu
24%82° 62°