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Cinderella opens Mar. 2 at Independence High

Cinderella opens Mar. 2 at Independence High
By WCS InFocus Independence High School is set to put its spin on Cinderella. The Independence theater group will be putting on five performances of the play from March 2-5 offering plenty of opportunities to come see their hard work in action. Performances are 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on ...
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Drury Plaza will host Habitat Women Build kickoff event

Drury Plaza will host Habitat Women Build kickoff event
This spring more than 10,000 women will volunteer at Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week. Now in its ninth year, Habitat’s National Women Build empowers women to take the hammer and the lead to help local families in need purchase affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity Williamson-Maury ...
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UT player paralyzed in tackle will speak at Steak & Burger Dinner

UT player paralyzed in tackle will speak at Steak & Burger Dinner
Inquoris “Inky” Johnson, former University of Tennessee football defensive back, will speak at the 28th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee. This year’s dinner will be held on Thursday, May 11, at Liberty Hall in the Factory at Franklin. Johnson will share his inspiring journey following a career-ending injury on Sept. 9,...
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Longtime Vanderbilt professor will talk on avoiding Alzheimer’s

Longtime Vanderbilt professor will talk on avoiding Alzheimer’s
WILLIAMSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY A presentation on Alzheimer’s disease, a complex brain disorder which is currently the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, will feature retired Vanderbilt Neuroscience Professor Dr. Jeanette Norden on Feb. 23 at the Williamson County Library. The program will begin at 1:30 p.m. with a discussion of what is ...
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“Saving Faith” features cast of Williamson celebrities

“Saving Faith” features cast of Williamson celebrities
Comedian Henry Cho and a long list of celebrities with Williamson County residences or ties are part of “Saving Faith,” a faith-based movie about people trying to save, and trying to raze, a small movie theater in Clinton, Tenn. The film will be shown beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Franklin Theatre. Cho ...
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Group to help heart patients heal will raffle a Porsche

Group to help heart patients heal will raffle a Porsche
The most eye-catching aspect of the first-ever “Raffle My Heart” fundraiser is the grand prize: a 2017 Porsche Boxter. The most important aspect is the purpose of the raffle: the need for support for heart patients and their families in their rehabilitation. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. But there ...
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Monthly “Pickin’ in the Park” series is lining up musicians

Monthly “Pickin’ in the Park” series is lining up musicians
The Fifth Annual Spring Hill Pickin’ in the Park monthly community music event kicks off May 20 at Harvey Park, and registration remains open for musicians interested in performing. This rain or shine event is family friendly and encourages the community to bring a lawn chair or blanket and take in local music between 5:30 and 7:30 ...
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Amazing wedding venues that offer a back story

Amazing wedding venues that offer a back story
A wedding venue that has a back story? How about an abandoned quarry, an antebellum home filled with history, a working farm and a tiny island in the middle of Arrington? These event spaces are fabulous and unique–just what you want for your special day. Graystone Quarry With 76 acres of private space, this once ...
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Franktown Open Hearts program will introduce kids to riding

Franktown Open Hearts program will introduce kids to riding
Franktown Open Hearts on Tuesday announced a new partnership with local nonprofit Take the Reins to provide inner city youth with Equine Assisted Learning in a safe, faith-based environment. Take the Reins Riding Center is a faith-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide “Therapeutic riding that connects horses and children through the love of Christ.” ...
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Turkey Burn 2017: It’s never too early to start training

Turkey Burn 2017: It’s never too early to start training
Have you made your Thanksgiving plans yet? You haven’t? Well, the Tennessee Children’s Home is giving you the chance to start training early for a running event more than nine months from now. Tennessee Children’s Home is presenting the Turkey Burn, Spring Hill’s first Half Marathon, on Nov. 25, 2017. The race is a fund-raiser ...
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Sunshine, good times at Father & Son Bowl

Sunshine, good times at Father & Son Bowl
By ANDREW COLLIGNON The Super Bowl wasn’t the only football action this weekend in Franklin. The 11th Annual Father & Son Bowl was held at Lasko Fields on Saturday and attracted hundreds of men and boys aged 5 and over. The Father & Son Bowl is a community backyard style flag football event that benefits ...
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County Library will exhibit Battle’s photo collection all month

County Library will exhibit Battle’s photo collection all month
The annual Black History Month exhibition of photographs documenting Williamson County residents and places continues through March 1 at the Williamson County Public Library. The exhibits are the work of Thelma Battle, who for years has been collecting and sharing photos of bygone and contemporary African American life in Williamson County. This year’s exhibit is ...
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BGA hosts famous Fisk Jubilee Singers for Black History Month

BGA hosts famous Fisk Jubilee Singers for Black History Month
As part of its celebration of Black History Month, Battle Ground Academy is hosting a concert featuring the renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers. The concert, which is free and open to the community, will be held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m., at the Franklin United Methodist Church. “We strive to offer programs that enhance ...
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Songwriter’s event for High Hopes comes to Green’s Grocery Feb. 25

Songwriter’s event for High Hopes comes to Green’s Grocery Feb. 25
Above from left are Richard Herrington, Franklin Synergy Bank president, Deb Enright, Ed.D., High Hopes Development Center director of Development, Gail Powell, High Hopes Development Center executive director, Travis Dumke, Franklin Synergy Bank commercial banker, and Meagan Pratt, Franklin Synergy Bank Public Relations Office.   Green’s Grocery in Leipers Fork will...
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