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TDOT Traffic Update: April 17-23

Click to read the Tennessee Department of Transportation construction update for Williamson County from Thursday, April 17, to Wednesday, April 23.

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Media executive to speak at Women in Business meeting

Laura Hollingsworth, president of TN Media and publisher of the Tennessean, will be the featured speaker at the Williamson Inc. Women in Business luncheon Tuesday, April 22.

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Hammers and Heels fundraiser to raise money for Women Build | Habitat for Humanity,Habitat for Humanity Women Build,Hammers and Heels,Franklin Home Page,FHP
Hammers and Heels fundraiser to raise money for Women Build

Each year, one household is built entirely by a group of Williamson County women through Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program.

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Early voting opens today; new voting record technology delayed | Election 2014,early voting,Franklin Home Page,FHP
Early voting opens today; new voting record technology delayed

Early voting for the May 6 County Republican Primary opens today. For a few brief minutes Tuesday, it seemed like anyone with an Internet connection was going to be able to access the names of those who voted early and what district they live in.

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WMC, education questions dominate Monday candidate forum
WMC, education questions dominate Monday candidate forum

Candidate curiosity brought constituents to Franklin City Hall Monday night for a voter’s forum hosted by The Clapham Group.

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FSSD rethinks district boundary line changes; approves social studies textbooks

A resolution in support of a change to district boundary lines in split neighborhoods was rescinded by members of the Franklin Special School District Board of Education Monday.

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Preservationists hope federal line markers will help visitors envision Battle of Franklin
Preservationists hope federal line markers will help visitors envision Battle of Franklin

The line where Union troops set up fortifications to face the Confederates advancing from the south during the Battle of Franklin 150 years ago could soon be commemorated with concrete historical markers.

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Exclusive: Blackburn not running for president despite media reports | Marsha Blackburn,Franklin Home Page,FHP
Exclusive: Blackburn not running for president despite media reports

Seventh District Congressman Marsha Blackburn is not running for president. Despite media reports generated last weekend from New Hampshire, the Brentwood Republican told Brentwood Home Page she was honored to be invited to attend the Citizens United and Americans for Prosperity meetings but wasn’t there to test the waters as reported in RealClearPolitics and picked up by Nashville media.

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Open 4th district school board seat sparks political debate
Open 4th district school board seat sparks political debate

What role partisan politics should play in a Williamson County Board of Education race came under scrutiny last week after an email was sent by a sitting county commissioner to other locally connected elected leaders and party representatives.

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Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition targets teen drinking

The Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition has partnered with Drug Free Action Alliance to reinforce the message that underage drinking is unsafe, unhealthy and unacceptable – and that parents play a major role in their children’s choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

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H&M may join Belk, American Girl in Sears space
H&M may join Belk, American Girl in Sears space

The trend-focused, fashion retailer H&M may be opening its second Nashville-area location in CoolSprings Galleria.

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FSSD board will say goodbye to longtime member in August
FSSD board will say goodbye to longtime member in August

After 17 years on the Franklin school board and six years as its chairman, Sherry Badger is calling it quits, though she will likely remain a familiar face in the system.

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