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THP investigating fatal crash on I-840 in Williamson Co.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Williamson County on Wednesday. The crash happened at MM-42 near the Rutherford County Line just before noon.


Franklin woman selected to be press secretary for the Tennessee GOP

Franklin native Heather Trotter has been hired as the new Press Secretary for the Tennessee Republican Party, according to an announcement from Scott Golden, state party chairman.


Advocate Kimberly Williams-Paisley supports Alzheimer’s Advisory Council bill

Actress, writer and advocate Kimberly Williams-Paisley last week joined other advocates and legislators at an Alzheimer’s Association luncheon to raise awareness about a disease that has affected thousands of Tennessee families, including her own.


Heavy rains cause flooding throughout Williamson County

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for Williamson County early Wednesday after heavy rain brought flooding to areas near the Harpeth and Little Harpeth Rivers.


Bicentennial Park evacuated due to flooding as Harpeth River continues to rise

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — The rain has stopped, but rivers and creeks are continuing to rise, including the Harpeth River in Williamson County. Franklin's Bicentennial Park was evacuated due to the ongoing flooding. The Harpeth is currently past 21 feet and 22 feet means trouble, according to Frankli


Flooding causes roads, parking lot to flood in Franklin and Brentwood

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for Franklin and Brentwood earlier today. The warning brought heavy rain and flooding to areas near the Harpeth and Little Harpeth Rivers.


Williamson County Schools Dismissing 1 Hour Early

Due to flooding, Williamson County Schools will dismiss one hour early today, Tuesday, Feb 20. All extra-curricular activities at the elementary school level are canceled for this evening. At the middle and high school level, individual schools will communicate to parents about their extra-curricula


'Cyntoia Brown Bill' headed for more study by Tennessee lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Some Tennessee lawmakers feel they have a bill to protect young girls like the one Cyntoia Brown once was, but any movement through the legislature will have to wait until at least next year.


Spend the Evening with Music Duo O’Shea and Support Franklin Elementary

Head down to the Franklin Theatre on Thursday, April 18 at 8 p to support Franklin Elementary and hear music from duo O’Shea. The multi-award winning husband and wife duo O’Shea is one of Australia’s most exciting musical exports. Based in Franklin for the last 3 years, O’Shea have graced some of th


VIDEO: Cars submerged in flood waters at Brentwood YMCA... again

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WZTV) — At least two cars were submerged in flood waters Wednesday morning at the Brentwood YMCA. Video showed a large area of the parking lot covered in water as a flash flood warning was in effect.


Local business owners hope 'We Love Franklin' mural will attract customers to their business

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Move over Nashville! Bachelorette parties might want to sneak to Franklin to snap photos with the city's first wall mural. Lynda and Tommy McGuire own a local decor shop in town.


Country music star Luke Bryan performs in Franklin Tuesday to benefit nonprofit organization Brightstone

PHOTO: Luke Bryan performs at the Factory at Franklin Tuesday night. / Photo by Alexander Willis. Country music star Luke Bryan visited the Factory at Franklin Tuesday night to perform at the 17th annual “Music that Touches the Heart,” an event benefiting Brightstone; a nonprofit organization that a


Tennessee 5th most sinful state, according to study

(WJHL) - A new study has determined the Volunteer State is the 5th most sinful state in America. The study conducted by WalletHub compared the states using seven dimensions: anger and hatred; jealousy; excesses and vices; greed; lust; vanity; and laziness. Those dimensions were measured using 43 met


Many roadways in middle Tennessee still impassable after flooding yesterday

SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Many roadways throughout middle Tennessee are still impassable on Thursday after flooding on Wednesday. Reporter Sara Small is live on Kedron Church Road in Smyrna, which is closed.


Roads blocked, closed across Middle Tennessee due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - As rain continues to fall across Middle Tennessee, flash flooding is becoming more and more of a concern. Here is a list of roads and waterways local responders say to avoid due to current or possible flooding:


Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.


Counterfeit cash ring hitting stores across Middle Tennessee, say investigators

Surveillance video shows two people walking into the Dollar General on Old Nashville Highway on February 13th then purchasing $1,450 in prepaid Visa cards with counterfeit money.


Tornadoes, Flash Flooding threatens Middle Tennessee this weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Coming off a heavy rain event with flash flooding Wednesday, more dangerous weather is expected in Middle Tennessee this weekend. Additional flooding is possible Friday with severe thunderstorms Saturday.


Franklin Rebels claim 11-AAA district title in win over Brentwood

DICKSON – Reese Glover’s older brothers, Reed and Ryan, were on the team the last time Franklin won the District 11-AAA Tournament back in 2007. Glover, the regular season and tournament MVP, helped the Rebels end a 12-year wait as Franklin won the league championship with a 74-65 victory over Brent


Sharps box full of used needles, viles of blood found roadside in Williamson Co.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - It's happened again. More medical waste found on the interstate. Whether it was deliberately dumped or fell out of a truck is still not known and who is exactly leading the investigation is also unclear.