Spring Hill Mayor Rick Graham appointed by governor to state advisory committee

Spring Hill Mayor Rick Graham appointed by governor to state advisory committee

FROM: Spring Hill Homepage – By ALEXANDER WILLIS – Spring Hill Mayor Rick Graham was appointed on Monday to serve on the state’s Local Government Planning Advisory Committee (LGPAC) by Governor Bill Lee. In addition to serving as city mayor, Graham also serves as the Vice Chair of the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, a body that seeks to prioritize and plan projects seeking government funding. The announcement of Graham’s

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Leadership Tennessee tackles dismal voter registration, turnout phenomenon

Leadership Tennessee tackles dismal voter registration, turnout phenomenon

FROM: Franklin Homepage – LEADERSHIP TENNESSEE – Leadership Tennessee, the state’s preeminent leadership organization, will lead “Vote Tennessee,” a statewide effort to increase voter registration and education. “Vote Tennessee” began as Project Register, a nonpartisan initiative launched in 2017 by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tennessee) and State Sen. Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville) to boost voter registration in Middle Tennessee. Committed to collaborative, nonpartisan dialogue, Leadership Tennessee is a natural fit to

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United Way honors corporate partners, schools, civic partners in annual celebration

United Way honors corporate partners, schools, civic partners in annual celebration

FROM: Brentwood Homepage – UNITED WAY OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY – United Way of Williamson County recognized its corporate and civic partners and community volunteers on April 3 during an annual Community & Volunteer Celebration Breakfast at Tractor Supply Company headquarters in Brentwood. The celebration was sponsored and hosted by Tractor Supply Company to recognize partner companies for their workplace campaign efforts, which support United Way’s charge to advance health and

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Brentwood Library to host quarterly book sale, financial workshops this week

Brentwood Library to host quarterly book sale, financial workshops this week

FROM: Brentwood Homepage – By RACHAEL LONG – The Friends of the Brentwood Library will host its quarterly book sale at the John P. Holt Brentwood Library this weekend, but that’s not all. Whether you’re looking for financial advice or a way to entertain the kids after school, the library has something for everyone this week. Here’s a look between the stacks at the library’s upcoming events. Featured Program of

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Fine Arts Festival showcases talent and creativity of students across county

Fine Arts Festival showcases talent and creativity of students across county

FROM: Williamson Herald – There was a steady crowd of parents and students all day at the sixth annual Fine Arts Festival on Saturday. Between choirs, visual artists and orchestras, over 2,000 students from WCS and FSSD, grades kindergarten to 12th, participated in the annual arts festival. “Our mission for the event is to increase community support and awareness of the life-changing impact of having arts education in public schools,”

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Brentwood candidates to debate at Tractor Supply April 11

Brentwood candidates to debate at Tractor Supply April 11

FROM: Williamson Herald – The Williamson Herald is partnering with the Williamson County Association of Realtors, Williamson Inc. and WAKM 950-AM radio for a Brentwood candidate debate to be held at Tractor Supply Company in Brentwood on April 11. The community is invited to attend the debate to learn more about the nine local candidates running for four open Brentwood City Commission seats. Candidates vying for an open seat are

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Franklin Police Department display recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Franklin Police Department display recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

FROM: Williamson Herald – In recognition of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, a display created by a local Eagle Scout is being featured outside the Franklin Police Department all month long.  The 33 “kids on the lawn” represent 330 abused Williamson County children served by the Davis House Child Advocacy Center last year. Of those, 172 were from Franklin.  The display provides a visual representation of what so many of

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NVFD to host annual awards banquet, names Daron Standifird ‘Firefighter of the Year’

NVFD to host annual awards banquet, names Daron Standifird ‘Firefighter of the Year’

FROM: Nolensville Homepage – By RACHAEL LONG – The Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department (NVFD) will honor members of its team this Saturday night at its Annual Awards Banquet on the evening of Saturday, April 6 at Station 16 in Nolensville.  Of those to be honored is Assistant Volunteer Fire Chief Daron Standifird, who has been named this year’s “Firefighter of the Year.” Standifird has been a member of the NVFD since 2005,

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Brentwood High TV & Film students win three categories at MTSU

Brentwood High TV & Film students win three categories at MTSU

FROM: Brentwood Homepage – Brentwood High School TV & Film students picked up three trophies at the MTSU Blue Spark Awards on Saturday March 30. Students in the program won awards for: Animation “Arin’s Gambling Addiction” by Jack Wilson Newscast “WBHS 9 Level 4 Newscast” RJ Taylor, Madison Hebert, Cole Hubbard, Ashley Gracia, Allison Steele, Robert Dickenson & Cole Hendry PSA “Don’t Drink, Don’t Drive, Don’t Die” by Casey Crowe,

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WCS Social Studies Teachers Earn State Awards

WCS Social Studies Teachers Earn State Awards

FROM: Williamson Source – Two Williamson County Schools social studies teachers are being recognized for their excellence in the classroom. Scales Elementary’s Melody Scott was named the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies (TCSS) Elementary School Teacher of the Year, and Franklin High teacher Ray Scheetz was named the TCSS High School Teacher of the Year. “I’m humbled to have been chosen,” Scott said. “This is an honor that represents what we

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