Renaissance High Wins at First Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

Renaissance High Wins at First Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

FROM: Williamson Source – Renaissance High’s first showing at the Statewide SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference was a huge success. The conference, held in Chattanooga March 31 through April 1, brought students from around the state to compete in various events to showcase their skills and earn medals. Renaissance High students placed in three of the competitions. SkillsUSA aims to empower its members to become excellent leaders and workers by

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Franklin, Williamson County form partnership and break ground on Franklin Fire Station 7

Franklin, Williamson County form partnership and break ground on Franklin Fire Station 7

FROM: Franklin Homepage – By JOHN McBRYDE – Beneath a bright blue sky and nestled against the brown of an ongoing excavation project, city of Franklin and Williamson County officials came together for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Franklin Fire Department’s Station 7 on the county’s Ag Expo Park campus. “It’s been a journey to get us here,” Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey said. “We can count here in the

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Council on Aging announces 28th annual Sage Awards honorees

Council on Aging announces 28th annual Sage Awards honorees

FROM: Williamson Herald – The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee recently announced its 28th annual Sage Awards honorees. The Sage Awards, presented each year since 1992, are given to older adults who have made outstanding contributions to Middle Tennessee through a lifelong commitment of working to improve the quality of life in their communities. Awardees will be honored at a luncheon held on Oct. 28 at the Franklin

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Burgin, Crossley reflect on service to Brentwood at their last commission meeting

Burgin, Crossley reflect on service to Brentwood at their last commission meeting

FROM: Williamson Herald – Mayor Jill Burgin and commissioner Betsy Crossley, both not seeking reelection, delivered emotional parting words during their last Brentwood City Commission meeting Monday. They even borrowed a few meaningful words from Dr. Seuss and Winnie the Pooh to help them express their unforgettable time serving Brentwood citizens. Burgin has lived in Brentwood since 2000 and was first elected to the city commission in 2011, then was

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Horton to leave Franklin Fire after nearly 30 years, head county emergency agency

Horton to leave Franklin Fire after nearly 30 years, head county emergency agency

FROM: Williamson Herald – After nearly 30 years with the Franklin Fire Department, Deputy Chief Todd Horton has announced his retirement with the city before entering the new position of Director of the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency. He will be honored at a retirement reception Thursday, April 25 at 2 p.m. in the boardroom of Franklin City Hall located at 109 3rd Ave. S.  “Very few people dedicate themselves to

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New Franklin Special School District Performing Arts Center could be complete by 2021

New Franklin Special School District Performing Arts Center could be complete by 2021

FROM: Franklin Homepage – By ALEXANDER WILLIS – New details on the Franklin Special School District (FSSD) Performing Arts Center were revealed Monday evening during the district’s first of three budget meetings, such as its size, cost and buildout timeline. Held at Moore Elementary School in Franklin, the FSSD school board saw representatives from HFR Design, the design firm behind the project, join the meeting to share the details on

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Short films from BGA students will be showcased Thursday at Harpeth Conservancy’s festival

Short films from BGA students will be showcased Thursday at Harpeth Conservancy’s festival

FROM: Brentwood Homepage – STAFF REPORTS – As part of the upcoming Wild & Scenic Film Festival that’s being hosted by the Harpeth Conservancy at the Franklin Theatre, several students from Battle Ground Academy will be showcasing their talents with a series of short films. The event, scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, is part of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour, one of the largest environmental

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Tennessee Ranks High in Economic Outlook, New Study Says

Tennessee Ranks High in Economic Outlook, New Study Says

FROM: The Tennessee Star – Tennessee ranks seventh out of 50 states in economic outlook, according to the 2019 edition of Rich States, Poor States, released this week. That’s an improvement over how Tennessee ranked in 2018 (No. 12) and especially five years ago, in 2014 (No. 19), according to the book. A No. 1 ranking is the best and a ranking of 50 is the worst. In 2017, however, Tennessee

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Early voting starts today for Brentwood election

Early voting starts today for Brentwood election

FROM: Williamson Herald – Early voting started Wednesday, April 17 for the May 7 Brentwood municipal election.   Nine candidates are seeking election to four seats on the Brentwood City Commission. Candidates include Wyatt Rex Allen, Nelson Andrews, Anne Dunn, Susannah Macmillan, John Magyar, Dale Pacetti, Stevan Pippin, Terrence Smith and Ken Travis. Registered voters may vote for four candidates on the ballot. To view a sample ballot, see VOTE. Early

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