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UPDATE: WCS to address ACLU-TN letter on Monday

Williamson County Schools administration on Monday will address a demand from the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee regarding an investigation into a meeting of Hillsboro School faculty.

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Proposed city land use could become affordable housing site  | Hard Bargain, affordable housing, Franklin, Williamson County, Historic Franklin, Downtown Franklin, BOMA, Board of Mayor and Alderman, Franklin Municipal Planning Commission
Proposed city land use could become affordable housing site

The Board of Mayor and Alderman and Municipal Planning Commission on Thursday night heard a proposal to research if the city could donate land to three nonprofit organizations for development of affordable housing.

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Incumbent mayor, aldermen to seek new terms | Franklin Municipal Election, BOMA, Board of Mayor and Alderman, 2015 race, Election 2015, Ken Moore, Ann Petersen, Brandy Blanton, Pearl Bransford, Clyde Barnhill
Incumbent mayor, aldermen to seek new terms

Mayor Ken Moore and all four incumbent At-Large Aldermen have picked up their reelection petitions for the same offices in the Oct. 27 city election.

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Demolished with a pizza party, former Domino's to become battlefield park | Downtown Franklin, Domino's Pizza, Carter Hill Battlefield Park, Carter Hill, Carter Cotton Gin, battlefield preservation, Civil War Trust, Franklin's Charge
Demolished with a pizza party, former Domino's to become battlefield park

A yellow backhoe pulled around the side of the former Domino's building on Columbia Avenue and started falling apart as the machine operator continued to wail on the building.

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'Everything is coming up roses': State of City address provides positive Franklin outlook
'Everything is coming up roses': State of City address provides positive Franklin outlook

Franklin's State of the City evolved into an award show with a theatric twist Wednesday morning on the stage of Jamison Hall inside The Factory, as Mayor Ken Moore gave his yearly address.

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Pedego Bikes gives pedaling a new style in Franklin | Pedego Bikes, Main Street, Franklin, Downtown Franklin, business, cycling, Williamson County
Pedego Bikes gives pedaling a new style in Franklin | Pedego Bikes, Main Street, Franklin, Downtown Franklin, business, cycling, Williamson County
Several different color bikes and styles sit in front of the store front on East Main Street // HOME PAGE MEDIA EMILY R. WEST
Pedego Bikes gives pedaling a new style in Franklin

Turning into traffic on Main Street, Pedego owner Kem Harris speeds onto the road on her electric bike with a wicker basket mounted on the front, the same type of model she sells and rents to customers in Franklin.

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Sustainability Commission learns about county recycling | Sustainability Commission, Franklin, City of Franklin, BOMA, Board of Mayor and Alderman, Williamson County, Keep Williamson Beautiful, energy efficiency, sustainability
Sustainability Commission learns about county recycling

A Keep Williamson Beautiful representative demonstrated how recycling works to the Sustainability Commission Tuesday night using colorful hula-hoops and labels to show which products would go where in the waste stream.

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Brentwood, Franklin, Spring Hill rated as "Best Date Night" cities
Brentwood, Franklin, Spring Hill rated as "Best Date Night" cities

Three Williamson County cities were ranked as the "Best Cities for a Date Night" for people 50 years and older, according to the American Association of Retired Persons.

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Go ahead and map your way for the Main Street Festival
Go ahead and map your way for the Main Street Festival

With around 125,000 people expected to flood downtown Franklin this week, some festival-goers might want to figure out where they want to go ahead of time.

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New construction, funding for Habitat for Humanity home | Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Women Build, Williamson County, Habitat for Humanity of Williamson and Maury Counties, construction, Westhaven, The Southern Land Company
New construction, funding for Habitat for Humanity home

Habitat for Humanity of Williamson and Maury Counties (HFHWM) will started construction this weekend on its sixth annual Women Build home on April 18 in Fairview, Tenn.

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Marketing main county business obstacle | Williamson Chamber, Matt Largen, marketing, branding, Allen Hovious
Marketing main county business obstacle

Marketing is the number one obstacle of Williamson County surveyed by the chamber of commerce, a top official says.

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$500,000 for Franklin gym demolition clears state budget  | gym, demolition, Battle of Franklin Trust, Charles Sargent, Tennessee Historical Commission
$500,000 for Franklin gym demolition clears state budget

A state budget amendment cleared last week pushes forward a Civil War preservation project in Franklin that's been on hold for a decade.

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