The Gift of Art returns to Downtown Franklin this December

Friday, December 1 welcomes Franklin’s holiday tree lighting and monthly art crawl   Friday, Dec. 1 will have visitors to Downtown Franklin decking the halls and singing Christmas carols. This month’s monthly art crawl coincides with the Christmas Tree Lighting in the Square, including children’s choirs, a performance from award winning singer Matthew West and…

Downtown Franklin to step back in time for annual Dickens of a Christmas Celebration

  Franklin’s Nationally recognized Dickens of a Christmas will recall the spirit of Christmases past when The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County throws its annual holiday celebration. Set for December 9-10, The Heritage Foundation will bring the historic town to life with the joy and charm of an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas. This year the event…

Barge Waggoner moves to new SoBro building, rebrands as Barge Design Solutions

Jamie McGee, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon, a Nashville engineering and architecture firm, has moved to a new SoBro building as it rebrands as Barge Design Solutions Inc. The building, 615 Third, is located where Third Avenue meets Lea Avenue on a 1-acre property Barge Waggoner has owned since the 1980s. In a partnership…

FIRST COMMUNITY MORTGAGE RAISES OVER $60,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES AT 4TH ANNUAL TYLER MORRISSEY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Murfreesboro, Tenn. (11/20/17) – First Community Mortgage (FCM) raised over $60,000 in the 4th Annual Tyler Morrissey Golf Tournament, held recently at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, according to an announcement made by Keith Canter, CEO of FCM. “This annual event is growing in popularity and impact every year,” said FCM’s CEO, Keith Canter.…

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson files petition for re-election

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   On Monday, longtime Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson filed his petition to run for re-election after pulling the petition Friday. Anderson draws opposition from James Kenneth Eaton of Franklin, who also pulled a petition to run for mayor last week. The seat of county mayor and…

National Research Center Awards Franklin Voice of the People Award for Excellence in Education and Enrichment

Award based on responses from residents in the National Citizen Survey FRANKLIN –National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) has announced Franklin, TN Winner of the Voice of the People Award for Excellence in Education and Enrichment.  This award is only given to top performing jurisdictions that best listen and act for the benefit their communities. Based…

TN Promise still looking for mentors

tnAchieves, partnering organization to Governor Haslam’s TN Promise, is recruiting mentors to work with the fourth class of TN Promise scholars.  Mentors spend about one hour per month working with a group of students to help eliminate the barriers associated with the transition from high school to college.  Mentors remind students of important deadlines, serve…

Largen promotes sales tax increase to fund schools at Williamson Inc. Annual Celebration

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   With the slogan “Our Kids Are Worth It” Williamson Inc. released, at its 5th Annual Celebration Tuesday, two fact sheets crunching pertinent numbers regarding the recently-passed countywide referendum calling for a sales tax increase. The Williamson County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to approve a countywide…