Nissan executives are looking to further cut costs to offset falling sales by offering voluntary severance packages to older U.S. workers.
City Administrator Eric Stuckey said the city of Franklin and FirstBank are working together to ensure that the post office at Five Points remains in operation after the current contractor retires from his position on the last day of February.
Brianna Mason, a 2013 graduate of Ravenwood High School who represented Tennessee in the recent Miss America competition, thinks of herself as a history nerd.
The theme of Tuesday morning’s first Breakfast with the Mayors of 2020 could be boiled down to five words: growth, growth and more growth.
Davis House Child Advocacy Center has announced former Major League Baseball pitcher R.A. Dickey as the special guest speaker at its annual Button Ball gala to be held on March 7, 2020 at The Factory at Franklin in Liberty Hall.
Battle Ground Academy has awarded senior Katelyn Helberg with its Mary Campbell Easel Award for the second quarter. She received the award for her colored pencil rendering "Don’t Block the View."
My Friend’s House Family & Children’s Services will host its 16th annual Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin.
Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin will have its monthly public rabies and microchip clinic on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the shelter, 106 Claude Yates Dr.
When Gov. Bill Lee was sworn into office last year in January, among the top three platforms he vowed to embrace was criminal justice reform.
All seven mayors in Williamson County have confirmed they will be attending the first Breakfast with the Mayors of 2020 at Rolling Hills Community Church in Franklin Tuesday morning.
The bust of Confederate general, Klu Klux Klan leader and slaveholder Nathan Bedford Forrest that sits in the State Capitol building has seen its fair share of controversy over the years.
A co-owner of the company that has contracted with the U.S. Postal Service to operate the post office at Franklin’s Five Points said there have been several groups showing an interest in taking over the operation when he retires in the next few weeks.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn has come under online scrutiny Thursday after being seen reading a book during the Senate impeachment trial in Washington, D.C.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced road projects that may impact travel in Williamson County including some lane closures.
Reboot First Responders, a branch of Reboot Recovery, is offering a series of courses aimed at helping a variety of first responders dealing with traumas.
Williamson County Schools recently honored the district’s top teachers and employees at the 2019-20 Employee of the Year celebration in Franklin.
Social media, traditional advertising and other types of promotional tools certainly spin the wheels, but the head of a new urgent care facility in Franklin said there is nothing like word of mouth when it comes to expanding a new business.
2020 is a year fixated on the national political scene, but it’s also a year that the Williamson County Democratic Party is working toward continuing to grow its base, focus on the youth of the party and promote decency under the leadership of the Party Chair Kreis White.
Williamson Medical Center added another family medicine physician to its Williamson Medical Group. Dr. John Thompson is now accepting new patient appointments and will assume care for the patients of Dr. Sheron Joan Langston, who has retired.
First elected to Congress in 2018, Rep. Mark Green is set to face his first challenger in the House as an incumbent with College Grove’s Kiran Sreepada: a political newcomer who was motivated after the 2018 - 2019 government shutdown to run for office.
As part of the luxury farm-based resort currently under construction at Southall, road improvements that will affect Carter’s Creek Pike, Southall Road and Mile End Road have recently gotten underway.
Snow flurries, a biting wind and temperatures well below freezing were no match for the warmth and the passion that came from inside First Missionary Baptist Church Monday as an overflow crowd gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day service.
The 19th annual MLK Breakfast was held on Monday morning at the Tennessee State Museum attracting over 1,000 citizens and community and government leaders from across Middle Tennessee to for a discussion with Cyntoia Brown-Long.
Brooke Ciolkosz, a Spring Hill teen who had been missing since Jan. 9, was discovered safe on Saturday by Spring Hill police. Ciolkosz was reportedly staying with an 18-year-old Spring Hill man who has been charged with harboring a runaway, according to police.
On Wednesday, General Motors announced that it would be making more than 1,350 of its temporary workers permanent, granting them more adequate health insurance, vacation time and pay in the process.
Third-generation General Motors employee Michael Youngs has taken over as plant director of the Spring Hill GM plant, as announced Thursday by GM staff.
The Franklin Fire Department will be holding its 14th annual Citizens’ Fire Academy beginning in April, and those interested in experiencing firsthand what it’s like to be a firefighter can now apply.
Six Williamson County restaurants will be participating in the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s fifth annual Outside the Box fundraiser at McConnell House in downtown Franklin on Feb. 20.
Last Friday, U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider told the Detroit Free Press that a federal government takeover of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union was “on the table,” pending the conclusion of continued investigations into UAW leadership corruption.
A. Marshall Hospitality will tap into its new beer-focused concept, Americana Taphouse, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, following a brief renovation to the Puckett’s Boat House space located at 94 E. Main Street in downtown Franklin.
With the Senate impeachment trial likely to begin next week, Sen. Marsha Blackburn has called on four U.S. senators to recuse themselves from the trial. Those four senators - Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Michael Bennet - were suggested by Blackburn to recuse themselves…
A two-day prostitution sting held in Spring Hill has led to the arrest of 11 men, with charges ranging from patronizing prostitution to solicitation of a minor.
On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced the introduction of the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act, a bipartisan effort that would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs and individuals qualified with the uniq…
After a 2019 in which the state House drew the lion’s share of the attention, the Senate got some revenge Tuesday when both chambers returned to Nashville for the 2020 session.
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Johnathan Wade Stratton, of Dickson, in connection with last week’s shooting in Franklin that wounded a 19-year-old man.
During a County Commission meeting in Franklin Monday night, County Commissioner Keith Hudson raised concerns of student safety after having received emails from concerned parents about students being forced to stand on school buses due to overcapacity.
They’re from different parts of the country and work in different careers, but the panelists for Monday morning’s FrankTalks lecture at Columbia State Community College were each focused on three words that clearly define what many adore about living in Franklin and Williamson County — quali…
Spring Hill police are reaching out to community members for assistance in locating 16 year-old Brooke Ciolkosz, who police say was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 9.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Friday that the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump will be sent to the Senate next week, ending nearly a month's worth of heated back and forth between Republicans and Democrats.
Williamson Medical Center has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, Breast Centers, Heart Care and Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in health care.
The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Hospital Association are recognizing 18 birthing hospitals with the BEST for Babies Award for their efforts to reduce infant deaths in Tennessee.
Storms churning out west are expected to reach Williamson County and most of the rest of the Midstate by Saturday, bringing strong storms and wind gusts up to 50 mph throughout the day.
The second half of the 2019-20 school year is barely underway, and Kari Miller is already in high gear.
Late Tuesday evening, Iranian forces launched 16 ballistic missiles in response to the killing of Iran general Qasem Soleimania at the Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq, which houses both American and Iraqi military personnel. While state-sponsored Iranian news outlets have reported the deaths of 80 A…
In honor of American Heart Month, the Franklin Fire Department is offering free CPR classes on Saturdays in February — including a bonus fifth Saturday due to Leap Day.