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150th anniversary of Battle of Franklin events this weekend 150th anniversary of Battle of Franklin events this weekend

Beginning Friday, anniversary tours, reenactments, blood drives and historian dinners. You won't want to miss these special activities, many of which are free to the public.

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  • 150th anniversary of Battle of Franklin events this weekend 150th anniversary of Battle of Franklin events this weekend

    Beginning Friday, anniversary tours, reenactments, blood drives and historian dinners. You won't want to miss these special activities, many of which are free to the public.

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  • Peytonsville Road Bridge is open for business Peytonsville Road Bridge is open for business

    The Peytonsville Road Bridge nearby exit 61 on Interstate 65 is officially open and the City of Franklin is once again connected between east and west.

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  • Historically accurate facelift for downtown square complete Historically accurate facelift for downtown square complete

    A few weeks ago, the City of Franklin held a ceremony to commemorate the installation of two of the four historically accurate gun carriages in the downtown square. Monday afternoon, the remaining two gun carriages were successfully installed, completing the project.

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  • 'Merry Olde Christmas' event touts downtown shopping 'Merry Olde Christmas' event touts downtown shopping

    The Heritage Foundation hosted a free "Merry Olde Christmas" at the Franklin Theatre Monday afternoon to kick off the holiday season and encourage shopping on Main Street.

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  • Holiday Shopping guide now online 24/7 at FHP Holiday Shopping guide now online 24/7 at FHP

    With the arrival of November, it's time to start considering holiday gifts and making entertainment decisions. Franklin Home Page invites you to browse its 2014 Holiday Shopping & Entertainment guide, which launches today. Please check back to see new stories as they're added.

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Nathan Duke, smiling longtime Kroger clerk, dead at 92
Nathan Duke, smiling longtime Kroger clerk, dead at 92

Nathan Farris Duke, known by thousands of Williamson County residents for his many years as a courtesy clerk at the Independence Square Kroger in Franklin, died Wed., Nov. 26, 2014. He was 92.

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Crew begins demolishing strip center for use in Carter Hill Park
Crew begins demolishing strip center for use in Carter Hill Park

Another step in the efforts of Battle of Franklin preservationists to reclaim more property in the Carter Hill Park area of Columbia Avenue was taken early Wednesday when construction crews began to raze a strip shopping center there.

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County schools' boss suggests 5% pay hike for all

Williamson County Schools superintendent Mike Looney has suggested the system ask the county commission for a five percent across-the-board pay hike for all district employees.

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BOMA defers action on short-term vacation rentals by homeowners

Franklin's Board of Mayor and Alderman has deferred action on whether to allow homeowners to rent guest houses or rooms on their property for short-term leases to vacationers and tourists.

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Franklin Fire Marshal issues annual turkey fryer safety tips

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires - frying poses greatest risk.

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FPD identifies apartment burglary suspect with help of DNA evidence
 FPD identifies apartment burglary suspect with help of DNA evidence

The Franklin Police Department has indicted a suspect for a series of apartment burglaries in February after DNA evidence linked him to the scene of the crime, according to a report from the FPD.

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Transit and TODD service will not run Thanksgiving Day

The Franklin Transit Authority has announced that Franklin Transit's fixed routes and TODD service will not run on Nov. 27, Thanksgiving Day.

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Breakfast with Santa at Franklin rec complex
Breakfast with Santa at Franklin rec complex

Santa will be making a special trip from the North Pole to visit the Franklin Recreation Complex for "Breakfast with Santa" from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1120 Hillsboro Rd.

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WCS shares comprehensive student programming report

Williamson County Schools has recently compiled a report breaking down student programming, improvement areas, and district achievement over the past and current school years.

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Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 25
Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Students of the Week for Nov. 25

Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week highlights accomplishments by the city's outstanding high school students.

Each week, one student from each high school is chosen by their principal to be featured for achievements including citizenship, volunteerism, leadership, academics, and much more.

Click to read the Clark Oral and Facial Surgery's Student of the Week.

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Basketball: Franklin boys cruise past Page; FHS girls edge Harpeth Hall
Basketball: Franklin boys cruise past Page; FHS girls edge Harpeth Hall

Franklin High School hosted Page High School Tuesday in the final game of the FHS Thanksgiving Classic after the Rebels knocked off Columbia and the Patriots were defeated by Cheatham County the night before.

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Basketball Roundup: BGA's Allison Cowie hits 1000-point mark; Indy boys down Oakland
Basketball Roundup: BGA's Allison Cowie hits 1000-point mark; Indy boys down Oakland

BGA sophomore girls basketball player Allison Cowie scored her 1000th career point against Spring Hill Tuesday.

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Franklin sells most homes, Brentwood makes most profit
Franklin sells most homes, Brentwood makes most profit

Consistent with the September 2014 report from the Williamson County Association of Realtors, real estate statistics for the month of October show sale closures on single-family homes were most abundant in the city of Franklin, while the city of Brentwood maintains the highest average home price in the county.

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Showcase Home
SHOWCASE HOME: Beautiful European-style home a must-see
SHOWCASE HOME: Beautiful European-style home a must-see

Quality, community and security combine to make this exquisite European-inspired home a must-see contender if you are shopping for a new Brentwood home.

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