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FRA grad, Lipscomb star Rob Marberry headed to play in pro basketball in Estonia

FRA grad, Lipscomb star Rob Marberry headed to play in pro basketball in Estonia
Fresh off his time on the NIT runner-up Lipscomb Bisons team, former Franklin Road Academy standout Rob Marberry will keep his hoops career alive in Estonia. Marberry’s mother shared her son’s Instagram post that indicated he was heading to Pärnu, Estonia, to play in the Latvian-Estonian Basketball League. “On to the next chapter,” she shared ...
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Williamson County Schools one of only 20 districts in state marked ‘exemplary’ for academic progress

Williamson County Schools one of only 20 districts in state marked ‘exemplary’ for academic progress
By ALEXANDER WILLIS The Williamson County School district was among the highest ranking districts in the state in the latest TNReady assessment results released Thursday morning by the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE), with the district being ranked in the highest achieving category of “exemplary.” Part of the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, TNReady is...
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Battle of Franklin Trust to honor teachers with free-admission day at Carnton, Carter House

Battle of Franklin Trust to honor teachers with free-admission day at Carnton, Carter House
STAFF REPORTS The Battle of Franklin Trust will host a Teacher Appreciation Day Saturday for all current educators and school staff, giving teachers free admission to Carter House and Carnton Classic House tours. “Teacher Appreciation Days grants us the opportunity to thank our educators,” said Eric A. Jacobson, CEO of The Battle of Franklin Trust. ...
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Superintendent Golden, WCS find their groove during district’s first day of school Friday

Superintendent Golden, WCS find their groove during district’s first day of school Friday
PHOTO: WCS Superintendent Jason Golden was up early as he attended Independence High School Friday morning to usher in the start of the 2019-20 school year. / Photos by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE The sun was rising above the Thompson’s Station hills as Jason Golden made his first-day-of-school debut as Williamson County Schools superintendent. He took ...
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Scales Elementary’s new addition is ‘brighter, more open, more available to students’

Scales Elementary’s new addition is ‘brighter, more open, more available to students’
PHOTO: WCS Superintendent Jason Golden speaks to the crowd at Scales Elementary School as Board of Education Chair Gary Anderson and the school’s principal, Melonye Lowe, listen. Photos by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE With the completion of the new addition to Scales Elementary School in Brentwood, faculty and students are going to enjoy more breathing space ...
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Williamson County Schools’ EIC officially opens, brings entrepreneurial spirit to the district

Williamson County Schools’ EIC officially opens, brings entrepreneurial spirit to the district
PHOTO: Kari Miller, director of the EIC, speaks to the audience as (from left) WCS Superintendent Jason Golden, Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson and County Commission Chair Tommy Little look on. / Photos by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE Like the other 128 high school students who have enrolled in the Williamson County Schools’ Entrepreneurship ...
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Crye-Leike Real Estate donates 494 backpacks to nonprofit for troubled students

Crye-Leike Real Estate donates 494 backpacks to nonprofit for troubled students
By STAFF REPORTS Crye-Leike Real Estate Services donated 494 backpacks full of school supplies to Youth Villages of Middle Tennessee as part of the Backpack Heroes Program. Youth Villages is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully through home-based counseling, therapeutic f...
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