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  1. TDOT Commissioner Schroer vows to make Mack Hatcher top priority on 3-Year planRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Williamson Herald

    Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer told a crowd at a Westhaven Town Hall meeting Thursday that one of the most talked about projects in Williamson County - the Mack Hatcher Extension that would connect the northwest side of Franklin to Hillsboro Road and Mack Hatcher intersection A - could now make it on TDOT's 3-Year plan. Road projects on the TDOT 3-Year Plan receive funding to move forward, something that 132 attendees in the packed room in the Westhaven Clubhouse have, most likely, been waiting for a long while.

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  2. 'A Community Conversation' will discuss changes in Natchez communityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Williamson Herald

    "A Community Conversation" will be held at the Community Service Building, 129 West Fowlkes St., Room 115, Saturday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. This community forum will discuss the changing landscape of the Natchez community regarding transportation, housing and business in the area. Panelists will include Franklin Community Church Pastor Kevin Riggs, Debbie Henry, executive director of TMA Group, Tony Owens of Edu-Care Group, and a representative from the Franklin Housing Authority.

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  3. Heritage Foundation hosts members for a night of celebration with special exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Williamson Herald

    The Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County hosted a wine and cheese event Wednesday night to celebrate a traveling preservation exhibit at the Old, Old Jail, to a crowd of foundation members. "When 150 people turn out to celebrate the traveling exhibit of the Historic Preservation Act of 1966, that tells you how Franklin feels about historic preservation," said Mary Pearce, executive director of the Heritage Foundation.

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  4. CHS executive Larry Cash retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... up for daily newsletters, enter contests, take quizzes, download our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars. FRANKLIN, Tenn. - W. Larry Cash, chief financial officer for Community Health Systems, the parent company of Commonwealth Health, will ...

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  5. Obituary: Doris Ruth ForrestRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Williamson Herald

    ... Campbell. Survived by: daughter, Linda Carol (Robert) Trotter; grandchildren, Heather and Justin Trotter all of Franklin; sister, Willodean Moore of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga and other loving family members. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. on ...

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  6. Obituary: David L. "Dave" DamerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Williamson Herald

    David L. "Dave" Damer, age 75 of Franklin, Tenn. passed away on Feb. 21, 2017. He was a commercial photographer for over 30 years in middle Tennessee.

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  7. Two challengers emerge for WCRP Chairman at Tuesday conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Williamson Herald

    The Williamson County Republican Party Convention and Reorganization to elect the a new chairman and officers will be Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Williamson County Government Administrative Complex Auditorium, 1320 W. Main in Franklin. Doors open at 6 p.m. for delegate credentialing and the convention convenes at 6:30 p.m. The Party officers that will be elected at the Williamson County Republican Party Convention include chairman, first vice-chairman , second vice-chairman, third vice-chairman, secretary, assistant secretary, treasurer, and vice-treasurer.

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  8. Police: Man lied about robbery, impersonated officerRead the original story

    Yesterday | WICU12 Erie

    ... impersonated a police officer during the meeting. Police said a robbery never happened and nothing occurred in Franklin. McCanless is charged with two counts of filing a false report, criminal impersonation and tampering with evidence. He is free on ...

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  9. Danny Gokey Completes 'Rise' to No. 1 on Christian Airplay ChartRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    ... Hollyn, arrives at No. 6 (4,000 units). Hollyn, born Holly Marie Miller and based just outside of Nashville (in Franklin, Tenn.), adds her second Top Christian Albums top 10. She reached No. 10 with her self-titled EP in November 2015. NEW TOP 10s: ...

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  10. Hoops: Region 6-AAA boys tournament kicks off SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Williamson Herald

    ... District 11-AAA teams this season, falling to Brentwood and Ravenwood in November and picking up a 61-59 win at Franklin on Dec. 2. a Antioch had won 15 straight before a 63-59 overtime loss to Cane Ridge in the District 12-AAA championship last ...

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  11. Celebrating 30th year in Christian music, Chapman leads a Roadshowa to Hartman ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    It really wasn't intentional, Steven Curtis Chapman says, to have his memoirs released during this, his 30th year in Christian music. "It's a lot of journey, a lot of stories, a lot of memories," Chapman said from his home in Franklin, Tenn.

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  12. Chamber panel talks correlation between land use, economy and quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Williamson Herald

    ... Williamson County to best accommodate "the growth that we all know is coming." Panelists included Emily Hunter, Franklin Director of Planning and Sustainability, Victor Lay, Spring Hill City Administrator, Ben Crenshaw, President of Land Planning at ...

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  13. Columbia man accused of filing false report, impersonating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKRN

    Mark Giordano scored 43 seconds into overtime to give Calgary the win and pulled the Flames within a point of the Predators in the Wild Card FRANKLIN, Tenn. - A Columbia man is accused of filing a false robbery report and impersonating an officer after claiming he was robbed after meeting a man in a parking lot in response to an online advertisement.

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  14. Columbia man impersonates officer, lies about robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Williamson Herald

    A Columbia man was arrested Wednesday morning after detectives determined that his report of being robbed in Franklin was fabricated. Detectives began investigating after 22-year-old Steven McCanless said he was robbed on Jan. 26 in a Peytonsville Road parking lot.

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  15. Inaugural House For Hope Designer show house coming March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Williamson Herald

    A Modern Farmhouse in the new Franklin neighborhood Southern Preserve opens March 4-12 as the first House for Hope Designer Show House showcases over a dozen Southeastern design tastemakers partnering with builders, Carbine & Associates. With the sale of the home, the premier home tour will be donating more than $100,000 to area children's charities.

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  16. Franklin Theatre brings award-winning jazz and blues to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Williamson Herald

    Saturday is the first of three shows with renown jazz and blues vocalists bringing their own unique artistry to the Franklin Theatre stage. Ruthie Foster, Cecile McClorin Salvant and Bettye LaVette have entertained around the world and garnered numerous accolades including Grammy awards - giving patrons a choice in experiencing top artists of the genre while enjoying a night out on Main Street in Downtown Franklin.

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  17. East Tennessee DA appointed toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... interview, Crump said any decision is "off in the distance" as to whether he pursues prosecution against the former Franklin representative. "I do have a pretty good idea of the universe we're talking about, but I'm certainly not at the point of ...

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  18. Registration for Girls Softball Association of Franklin continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Williamson Herald

    Registration for the Girls Softball Association of Franklin is now open for the new spring season. For more than 25 years the GSAF has provided softball opportunities for girls ages 5 to 15, giving them an opportunity to play and develop skills.

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  19. 7 things to know today and Orlando Fashion Square's future setRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... er, The Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: TBBK), following a nearly two-year-long battle. UP Fieldgate, an entity related to Franklin, Tenn.-based UP Development, now plans to give the remaining 70...

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  20. Commonwealth Health parent company improves financial situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Citizens' Voice

    ... a loss of $220 million in its fourth quarter, but exceeded Wall Street expectations. On a per-share basis, the Franklin, Tennessee-based company said it had a loss of $1.99. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued ...

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