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Franklin volunteers to deliver essential items to students

Shoes, coats, socks. Not all students have access to these clothing essentials. Parents and school officials in the Franklin Special School District are trying to change that. A new project called the NOOK, or Needs of Our Kids, aims to stockpile essential items and deliver those items on-demand.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Revitalization on Main Street sets the pulse of Franklin, Williamson County

Rudy Jordan, who once served as Heritage Foundation director and then as director of the Downtown Franklin Association, dedicated her career to the revitalization of Main Street. Jordan said she has always had an appreciation of old things and even raised her family in a historic home in Franklin, w

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 04:42:00

National Research Center honors Franklin with Voice of the People Award

National Research Center Inc. (NRC) has announced Franklin as winner of the Voice of the People Award for Excellence in Education and Enrichment. This award is only given to top-performing jurisdictions that best listen and act for the benefit of their communities. Based on responses from The Natio


New shop in Factory at Franklin to sell only Tennessee-made products

Williamson County shoppers have a new option for locally made products just in time for the holidays. Made in TN, a Nashville-based company that exclusively sells food and gifts made in Tennessee, is opening its first brick and mortar location in The Factory at Franklin, The store, which opens on


New condos coming to Franklin's West Main Street in 2018

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Breaking ground in 2018, developer Bernie Butler will bring condos to West Main Street in Franklin. An older apartment complex now sits at the site, mostly hidden away from the street by the trees that hang over the entrance. In its place, Butler said, he is plan


JAROD TANKSLEY: The importance of Curb Appeal

Clearly the appearance of your home from the curb is often why someone wants to see the inside of your home. Apparently it is also deemed true, the inside of your home is assumed to be as neat in appearance as the portrait you paint with the outside appearance. The very first thing your potential bu

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-24 02:58:30

Dealing with your teen's disappointments

BY BARBARA ESTEVES-MOORE I find one of the hardest things about parenting is helping your child deal with disappointment - you know, the kind you cannot fix. I'm referring to disappointments such as losing a competition or game, not being selected for a group at school, not getting into a program or

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-24 03:00:22

London's Lights officially turned on in Antioch

(Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A gorgeous lights display is lighting up one Antioch street for the holiday season. In a father's effort to honor his late daughter's memory, the "London's lights" display has opened for the season. The display, located on Barnes Rd. behind Lenox Village, fe

WKRN - 2017-11-24 00:24:39

Council offers manager job to Richfield supervisor

In a 5-0 vote, the Oxford Village Council offered the manager position to Joseph Madore at its Nov. 14 meeting. "Mr. Madore addressed essentially all of the concerns that council has with a strong familiarity. The systems, the financial programs, the (compliance) background that the Village (of Oxf

OXFORD LEADER - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Ortonville shooter arraigned, faces 8 felony counts

Ortonville Citizen Staff Writer The suspect in the shooting of two people in Ortonville has been issued an 8 count felony warrant against him. He was arraigned on Nov. 17. Michael Quigley was taken into custody on Nov. 15 in connection with the shooting, and he currently has an 8 million dollar bond

LAKEORIONREVIEW.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Homeless man who bought a woman gas gets $300K in donations

A couple who launched a $10,000 fund-raiser to help a homeless man has received 30 times that amount after the story went viral this week. Kate McClure, a 27-year-old from Florence Township, launched the GoFundMe with her boyfriend, 38-year-old Mark D'Amico, almost two weeks ago. Mclure wanted to h

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 19:19:57

Falls supervisors to discuss whether controversial Wawa counts as 'service station' next month

Falls is holding a hearing to receive "additional evidence" about whether or not a developer complied with zoning code in trying to build a Wawa and two restaurants at an old Acme site. A gas store nearby sued, saying the developer did not and supervisors turned a blind eye. Can a proposed Wawa sell


Need some assistance preparing for the holiday season?

Retired insurance executive Donna Peterson says she can help. The Northampton resident recently founded an executive concierge service called Time 4 You, LLC and she's looking to help busy professionals get ready for the holidays. When Donna Peterson was deeply immersed in her life as an insurance i


GIANFICARO: Trend of early Christmas music needs to be exorcised

Growing weary of hearing Christmas music in stores and on the radio well before Dec. 25? A clinical psychologist says you're not imagining it. Linda Blair says Christmas music may make your head spin. No, not that Linda Blair. Before reading any further, I caution all you Christmas junkies who delig


Residents and volunteers give thanks during a Bountiful Harvest Feast

Mother Lois Wheeler has hosted the Thanksgiving dinner for the community for almost 40 years. Mother Lois Wheeler once again joined forces with her army of volunteers on Thanksgiving Day to serve up a delicious holiday meal to area community members during the annual Bountiful Harvest Feast. Volunte


Bensalem officials, developer still trying to finalize sale of closed middle school

The extension granted by the Bensalem school board Tuesday night was the sixth since an agreement of sale was reached in October of 2016. A closed Bensalem middle school is taking a long time to change hands. The school board at Tuesday night's meeting granted another extension to the proposed buyer


Tree Lighting Part Of Holiday Happiness Week In Moorestown

MOORESTOWN, NJ - The Moorestown Community House will host a week of holiday events beginning Friday, Dec. 1. The week of Holiday Happiness at the House begins with the inaugural Children's Holiday Shop on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. Volunteer staff will assist children in shopping for friends and family. Th

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:21:08

'Stolen' money was church donation, sister of deceased theft victim says

To Mercer County prosecutors, it was theft of a dying man's money. To the pastor who benefitted, it was a giant misunderstanding. Either way, the case of the $12,000 that went from Joseph A. Wingate's bank account two years ago to a Trenton pastor ended up in Mercer County Superior Court. Terry Well

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:23

Portsmouth man wanted for attempted murder, sex crimes against minor

Steven M Holmes PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are looking for a man who is wanted for several violent felonies involving a minor. Police say Stephen M. Holmes, 38, is wanted for attempted murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, abduction, forcible sodomy, aggravated sexual batt

WTKR - 2017-11-23 17:40:51

Norfolk student makes finals of distracted driving video contest

NORFOLK, Va. - A Norview High School 10th grader is in the running to win $7,000 through a distracted driving video contest. The student, James McClellan, created the video "2 Seconds Too Late" for the 2017 "No 2 Distracted Driving" video contest presented by Hall | MileOne Autogroup and Cox Communi

WTKR - 2017-11-24 15:18:06