The Williamson County Foster & Adoption Care Association, a nonprofit founded in May 2018, is in the process of collecting new toys for an upcoming foster care Christmas party that will be held for foster children in Williamson, Davidson and Rutherford counties.
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With the first public impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump beginning on Wednesday, government leaders continue to be split across party lines as to whether Trump had committed an impeachable offense. One such leader is U.S. Rep. Mark Green.
With the 2020 Presidential Election less than a year away, the Williamson County Election Commission is announcing significant changes in how voters in the county will cast ballots on Election Day beginning early next year.
Opening its doors to adolescent victims of abuse back in September of 2000, Davis House Child Advocacy Center has remained true to its mission of helping abused or neglected children - as well as holding perpetrators responsible - for nearly 20 years.
Activities head to the indoors this weekend. There are opportunities for shopping, for dancing and for gazing upon some brand new firetrucks. And with a 21-and-over event at the Factory Friday evening, there is ample opportunity for imbibing as well. Regardless of what you choose to do, chan…
After two years of research, meetings and plenty of planning, the city of Franklin appears to be in the homestretch toward implementing its new zoning ordinance on the target date of Dec. 30.
The Williamson County Commission on Tuesday approved a tax increment financing program for Mitsubishi Motors ahead of the company's headquarters move from Cypress, California to Franklin. The program will save Mitsubishi $31,074 in taxes annually over the next decade.
With consumer drones reaching sales in the millions, it's likely that many Williamson County residents have had a live music or sporting event disturbed once or twice — be it at this year's Pilgrimage Music Fest in Franklin, or at the Graystone Quarry in Thompson's Station.
Franklin Police Detectives are investigating a jewelry heist involving more than $40,000 in items from Kay Jewelers in the CoolSprings Galleria, according to a release.
As winter fast approaches, many of Williamson County’s homeless residents will find themselves headed north up to Nashville, as Williamson County lacks any permanent homeless shelters.
Local craft brewer Mill Creek Brewing Co. is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy protection after four years in business — the first Nashville-area such business to cease operations since the post 2013 explosion of the local craft beer scene.
Williamson County residents may see their first snowfall of the year Monday night as the National Weather Service (NWS) has predicted a "light snow" to fall later Monday evening through Tuesday morning. Issuing a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the county, temperatures are expected to drop int…
A man is facing charges of rape and resisting arrest after allegedly sexually assaulting a 77 year-old Spring Hill woman in her home. The suspect, Santiago Garcia Cornejo, was at the victim’s home to repair the woman’s drywall when the alleged incident occurred on July 27.
Public schools in Williamson County will be open Monday, Veterans Day, but most will be honoring those who have served in the military through breakfast invitations, special programs and, perhaps most notably, participation in the Franklin Veterans Day Parade.
This weekend features a wide range of things to do, from a book sale at the library to honoring enslaved people to showing respect for veterans at the annual Veterans Day Parade. It looks decent weather-wise to boot.
GraceWorks Ministries, Inc. is expanding its mobile services model in Fairview by adding signups for its Christmas gift program and providing Neighbor Services resources including rent and utility assistance.
As of February of this year, the popular social media app TikTok has seen more than one billion downloads globally, and is used by roughly one in every eight adults aged 18 - 24 in the United States. Developed by the Chinese company Bytedance, the app has come under fire for its data collect…
The conversations were as varied as the people who were engaging in them, and that’s just what organizers of Franklin Tomorrow’s second On the Table campaign were hoping for as it kicked off Tuesday morning through Breakfast with the Mayors at the Rolling Hills Community Church in Franklin.
A new study from the personal finance website Wallethub has found Tennessee to have the single highest percentage of overweight children in the country, and the fourth "fattest state" in the country overall. Comparing states using three main categories; obesity and overweight prevalence, hea…
Luminaries will be displayed at dusk Saturday, Nov. 30, as a way for the Battle of Franklin Trust to honor the casualties inflicted during the Battle of Franklin 155 years ago. Additionally, the organization will be offering specialized battlefield tours earlier in the day.
As part of its growing Entrepreneurship Leadership (EL) program, Battle Ground Academy is hosting an Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital symposium on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Jewell Athletic and Wellness Center Hall of Fame Room on the school’s Upper School campus.
Ragsdale Road is closed due to an accident involving a semi that has crashed off the roadway into trees, according to an alert from the City of Brentwood.
The U.S. House voted Friday morning to approve a bill that would see the Department of Treasury mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins in honor of women gaining the right to vote just more than 100 years ago in 1918.
Home Page Media Group Publisher Kelly Gilfillan won the 2019 Publisher of the Year Award at the LION Publishers inaugural award ceremony.
Franklin High School will hold its annual Mistletoe Market at the school’s FHS Commons Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Barge Design Solutions Inc. Community Fund awarded Friends of Franklin Parks with one of their 2019 fall grants, a $2,500 donation that will help fund the city of Franklin’s planned Southeast Municipal Complex.
Shares of Community Health Systems fell more than 16 percent Wednesday after the hospital operator reported a net loss of $17 million on $3.2 billion worth of revenue in the third quarter and announced plans to issue debt maturing in eight and nine years to pay off $2.6 billion worth of debt…
Williamson County residents may be in for an icy evening Thursday as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Freeze Watch Wednesday afternoon for the entire Middle Tennessee area — Williamson, Maury and Davidson counties included.
With the next quarterly Breakfast with the Mayors set to kick off Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Rolling Hills Community Church, Franklin Tomorrow is continuing daily to add events to the roster for On The Table 2019, and it is not too late for citizens to pick a conversation to attend.
U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn called for the end of flavored vaping products Tuesday afternoon amid continued reports of vaping-related illnesses across the country. As of Oct. 22, 34 people have died due to vaping-related illnesses, with two of those cases coming from Tennessee.
Former FBI Director James Comey was a featured guest at this year's Politicon in Nashville, who during a speaking panel on Saturday recalled his first meetings with then President-elect Donald Trump shortly after the 2016 election.
Often called the "Coachella of politics," Politicon saw a swath of political influencers discuss and debate a litany of topics at the Music City Center in Nasvhille over the weekend. Among those debating were conservative talk show host Sean Hannity and lawyer and political commentator James…
Medicare for All is among one of the most highly discussed topics in America today, and has been fiercely debated during the ongoing Democratic debates. One local venue that saw the topic discussed and debated upon recently was Politicon in Nashville - called the "Comic-Con for politics," Sa…
The threat of heavier rains and high winds led to the early closing of Saturday’s Pumpkinfest in downtown Franklin, but the festival was well-attended leading up to the cancelation.
A sizable crowd filled the Carter House Visitor Center Thursday evening for the unveiling of a “soldier” who brought a good bit of emotional support to those who were from the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry fighting in the Battle of Franklin nearly 155 years ago.
It’ll begin with Friday night football games and then spread throughout Saturday and any outdoor activities scheduled for that day.
The Department of Justice’s United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of 18 people who the DOJ alleges participated in an international conspiracy to commit a variety of offenses, including access device fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud and aggra…
Local author Tony L. Turnbow will speak on events leading up to the Civil War that were influenced by the life of Andrew Jackson when the next Franklin Civil War Round Table is held Sunday, Nov. 10, at Carnton’s Fleming Center.
Franklin Police Department is warning residents within a two-mile radius of The Landings after a disturbing attack of a woman early this morning on McKay’s Court, according to a release.
As they wrap up nearly a year of transition work, Franklin Financial Network executives on Thursday said they are more likely to invest in new talent than in a share buyback plan.
The fifth annual Politicon, which has been described as the “Comic-Con” of politics,” is set and ready to kick off this Saturday at the Nashville Music Center. Featuring guests such as former FBI Director James Comey, Conservative Political Commentator Sean Hannity, Former U.S. Sen. Al Frank…
A second showing of the Emmy Award-winning film “The Battle of Franklin” was recently announced for Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Franklin Theatre.
A driver was arrested and charged with DUI following an injury crash on I-65 at 4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a release from the Franklin Police Department.
By considerable margins, the three incumbents with opposition won re-election Tuesday in the race for aldermen at-large in Franklin’s municipal election.
A major change to e-book access for public libraries will take effect on Nov. 1 after Macmillan Publishers decided to impose an eight-week embargo on newly released e-books.
Though voters were slowly trickling in at the Williamson County Recreation Center Tuesday for the Franklin municipal election, Craig Owen said the poll workers were prepared in case that trend changed later in the day.
The Spring Hill chapter of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union shot down the proposed tentative agreement with General Motors (GM) Monday night with a narrow vote of 1,486 members for the agreement, and 1,527 against. Skilled trade workers, on the other hand, voted in favor of the agreement …