WHAT’S UP WITH THAT: Facebook Live series for February 5-11

WHAT’S UP WITH THAT: Facebook Live series for February 5-11

What’s up, Franklin?

Franklin Home Page has a segment where local reporter, Brooke Wanser, discusses the last week’s headlines and upcoming news via Facebook Live. You just might catch her around town Monday morning during the livestream!

We hope to hear from you while we are online. We encourage you to ask questions about the issues we are discussing and let us know what you want us to investigate.

If you can’t tune in while we are live, be sure to check it out later in the day. With the weekly Facebook Live, Home Page Media Group is aiming to give you the news in an interesting and accessible new format.

As a preview, this is a roundup of headlines you will hear about.


  • Local entrepreneur Mark Cleveland is set to reveal his new app, Hytch, this week after unveiling a partnership with Nissan at their Cool Springs headquarters last week. The app matches riders and drivers, and offers monetary incentives per mile to both.
  • Officials from the current Cheekwood Golf Club met with neighbors near their planned expansion, to south of Mack Hatcher Parkway, on Wednesday night to explain the project and hear concerns.
  • After much anticipation, the Biscuit Love in downtown Franklin quietly opened on Thursday morning.
  • The housing commission has decided to create a campaign to meet with and educate homeowners in the community on the benefits of affordable housing.


  • Monday night, citizens are encouraged to attend a formal presentation at city hall to obtain feedback regarding master plan concepts for a new park, Southeast Municipal Complex, on 180 acres located on the east side of Franklin between Interstate 65 and the Harpeth River.
  • Election day for the sales tax referendum is Tuesday, February 6.
  • On Wednesday, the Williamson Inc. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Williamson County Association of Realtors for a candidate training academy. The half-day event is to provide those in the community who are thinking about running for office with resources and strategies to run a successful campaign.
  • As a follow up to the four-part series on suicides from the Natchez Trace Bridge, the Home Page will be hosting a suicide prevention forum on February 15 at the Williamson County Administrative building. Panelists will include law enforcement and suicide prevention experts.

About The Author

Brooke Wanser is the associate editor for the Franklin Home Page, and can be reached at brooke.wanser@homepagemediagroup.com. Follow her on Twitter at @BWanser_writes or @FranklinHomepg.

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