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Williamson Medical blood supplier looks to community to help close supply-demand gap

Last year, Williamson County used nearly three and a half times more blood than it donated, and Williamson Medical Center’s sole blood supp… Read more


Brentwood Police Department introduces new K-9 officer

Look out, Brentwood, there’s a new dog in town.  Read more


Section of Franklin water line exceeds federal limit due to circulation issues

The city of Franklin sent a notice to all of its residents Friday about a section of its water line violating a federal drinking water stan… Read more



Christopher Hodges State Farm cuts ribbon in Cool Springs

Christopher Hodges State Farm Insurance held a ribbon cutting on Thursday in partnership with Williamson, Inc.  Read more


Hardee’s reopens flagship restaurant in Franklin

Hardee’s on Murfreesboro Road in Franklin celebrated the grand reopening of its newly remodeled flagship restaurant location on Wednesday.  Read more


Financial Focus: Let’s clear up a few Social Security myths

Social Security can be one source of retirement income for you and your spouse. To maximize your benefits, you’ll need to make some key dec… Read more



Hoops Roundup: Fairview, Nolensville boys reach district finals; Summit, Page girls advance

The Fairview boys basketball advanced to a third consecutive District 11-AA championship game by up-ending top-seeded Creek Wood 60-56 Frid… Read more


Hoops: Brentwood girls roll Lady Rebels to reach district semis

Brentwood’s girls raced out to a 23-8 lead Friday night, and easily advanced to the District 11-AAA basketball semifinals with a 68-37 win … Read more


Hoops: 'Gutsy performance' sends Ravenwood girls to district semifinals

There’s just something about the postseason — and the underdog role — that brings out the best in the Ravenwood girls basketball team. Read more



Commentary: Car names cause mind to race while stuck at traffic light

People who do the statistics can tell us just how many new folks are moving into Franklin in any given time period. The numbers are high, b… Read more


Tennessee History: A closer look at why state’s northern border is askew

Tennessee’s northern border shifts up and down many times on its long path from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River. Read more


Commentary: Hey, corporate America, understand this: We want our nation back

OK, that’s it. Read more



Obituary: Clinton Bascom (C.B.) Slemp

Clinton Bascom (C.B.) Slemp, 91, passed away on Feb. 17, 2020, from natural causes. Read more


Obituary: Gene Brown

Gene Brown, 81, of Franklin, died on Feb. 19, 2020 after an extended illness with prostate cancer.  Read more

Obituary: Wanda Adcock Martin

Wanda Adcock Martin, 73, of Fairview, passed away Feb. 17, 2020.  Read more

Arts & Entertainment


Studio Tenn supports arts education with ‘Little Women’

“Little Women,” a novel by Louisa May Alcott, is based on her childhood in Concord, Massachusetts, during the Civil War. It is the warm sto… Read more


Heritage Foundation Cornhole Tournament to be played at Mill Creek Brewery

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s third annual Cornhole Tournament, produced by Next Gen Heritage Foundation, will be held on … Read more


Sisters in Crime chapter to host writing seminar at Brentwood Library

The Middle Tennessee Chapter of Sisters in Crime is hosting a free afternoon writing seminar Feb. 29 at the John P. Holt Brentwood Library.… Read more

Upcoming Events

2020 Williamson County Fair

Celebrate 16 years of the Williamson County Fair Friday, Aug. 7 through Saturday, Aug. 15, at the W… Read more

Nashville Masters Oudoor Track Classic

 This event is primary an Masters event for athletes ages 30 years of age and older. All Events wil… Read more


Iroquois Steeplechase

Nashville's Rite to Spring since 1941. For decades 25,000 spectators flock to Percy Warner Park for… Read more


Weather Today

Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.


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Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSW at 9 mph
Chance of Rain:40%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:06:25:32 AM
Sunset:05:36:43 PM

This Week's Forecast

Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.Sun
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Rain. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.Mon
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Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 30s.Tue
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Morning showers. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper 20s.Wed
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the upper 20s.Thu
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 20s.Fri
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Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 20s.Sat
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