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High-volume WCS records request reduced after discussions
High-volume WCS records request reduced after discussions

A former WCS parent has sharply reduced the scope of her request for about 250,000 Williamson County School District emails between staff, the media and others since the beginning of the school year.

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Friends mourn retired Brentwood police officer Ray Barrett Jr.
Friends mourn retired Brentwood police officer Ray Barrett Jr.

Retired Brentwood police officer and longtime Williamson County resident Raymond (Ray) Lester Barrett Jr. died at his home on Thursday, Jan. 22.

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Planners OK several proposed development projects

In a brief meeting, the Franklin Municipal Planning Commission on Thursday night approved several proposed construction projects, all of which are at different places in the approval process.

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BOMA, Planning Commission to discuss possible 5th Avenue re-design
BOMA, Planning Commission to discuss possible 5th Avenue re-design
BOMA and FMPC to discuss a new study of 5th Ave, rendering by Ben Johnsonnue
BOMA, Planning Commission to discuss possible 5th Avenue re-design

The Board of Mayor and Alderman will meet with the City of Franklin's Municipal Planning Commission to discuss a study of Fifth Avenue.

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Franklin design review group backs residential storage project

Franklin's Design Review Committee on Tuesday afternoon tacitly agreed with a resident who wants a storage shed because his home lack ample storage.

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County school board to seek $100,000 for attorney fees
County school board to seek $100,000 for attorney fees

Members of the Williamson County School Board on Tuesday night sparred over a vote to hire outside legal counsel to handle a pending lawsuit against the district.

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Franklin-based Bedroc acquires another local IT company

The Franklin-based information technology company Bedroc recently announced their acquisition of another local IT company One Source Computing, Inc.

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Cantrell vigil draws 600 to mourn slain Spring Hill principal
Cantrell vigil draws 600 to mourn slain Spring Hill principal

Spring Hill firemen estimated that some 600 community members gathered Monday night to mourn the weekend murder of local elementary school principal Sharron Cantrell.

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, work recalled in church service, downtown march
Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, work recalled in church service, downtown march
First Missionary Baptist Church attendees march down Main Street to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, work recalled in church service, downtown march

Religious and civic leaders joined the public to pack the First Missionary Baptist Church on Natchez Street Monday to memorialize the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., before marching en masse to the historic courthouse.

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Motorcyclist dies in Sunday crash on Natchez Trace

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon when his vehicle went off the road on the Williamson County side of Natchez Trace Parkway, near Highway 100.

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Proposed changes to WCS ethics code address public criticism

At its second retreat of the school year, the Williamson County Board of Education on Saturday converted heated arguments about poor board relations into several changes to the Code of Ethics.

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Heritage Foundation finds murder story in its Old, Old Jail home
Heritage Foundation finds murder story in its Old, Old Jail home
The Old, Old Jail as it will look after the Heritage Foundation completes it\'s construction: rendering by Ben Johnson
Heritage Foundation finds murder story in its Old, Old Jail home

When Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County executive director Mary Pearce began to scour her organization's future home -- the Old, Old Jail on Bridge Street -- she discovered a real-life shocking tale of murder and mystery that made national headlines in 1949.

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