Comcast and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Collaborate to Close the Digital Divide

On Friday, Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative announced Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, is expanding eligibility to include public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area. This means that an estimated total of up to 2 million HUD-assisted homes,…

WAKM and Williamson Herald to hold state representative candidate forum July 19

Listen to WAKM AM-950 tomorrow when the Williamson Herald and WAKM conduct a Republican State Primary Representative Forum for candidates opposed in Districts 61, 63 and 65 Tuesday, July 19 at the Franklin Marriott Broadcast from 8-9:30 AM on WAKM AM-950. Tune in as moderators, WAKM host Tom Lawrence and Williamson Herald managing editor, Kerri Bartlett ask the state representative…

City of Franklin uses “Ghostbusters” theme to fight grease!

City of Franklin uses “Ghostbusters” theme to fight Grease! The “GreaseBusters” Educational Campaign aims to Fight Blockages and Reduce Overflows. Franklin—The City of Franklin Water Management Department is using a little humor to bring awareness to a serious topic, blockages in the sewer pipes that can cause overflows.  With the release of the remake, and…

Tennessee’s Economic Development Commissioner Randy Boyd to speak July 26 at Breakfast With Mayors

Tennessee’s Economic Development Commissioner Randy Boyd to speak July 26 at Breakfast With Mayors Franklin Tomorrow is proud to welcome Tennessee Economic & Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd as our speaker at the July 26th Breakfast With the Mayors, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners. Commissioner Boyd will focus his remarks on the importance of education…

Battle of Franklin Trust to host sixth annual Bootlegger’s Bash

Battle of Franklin Trust to Host Sixth Annual Bootlegger’s Bash Prohibition-era event features local whiskey, Southern fare and live entertainment FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the sixth annual Bootlegger’s Bash on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at Carnton Plantation. Guests will celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging with…