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.
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.
LAST WEEK’S HEADLINES
- Dr. Shanna Jackson, the vice president and chief operating officer of Columbia State Community College, has been tapped by the Tennessee Board of Regents to serve as Nashville State’s president. The board will vote on her nomination Tuesday morning.
- The popular gourmet market, Miss Daisy’s Kitchen, is moving to a location off Mack Hatcher Parkway and Hillsboro Road.
- In response to a water pollution bill pertaining to the Harpeth River, backed by the Harpeth Conservancy, the City of Franklin released a statement Thursday saying the legislation would hinder current treatment efforts.
- Elliston Place Soda Shop, a historic Nashville restaurant, is opening in the old Puffy Muffin location in Cool Springs this summer.
- Ward One Alderman Bev Burger took Home Page readers on a tour of the newest business developments in the Cool Springs area. Check out the video here.
- The Historic Zoning Commission will once again see applicant Chartwell Hospitality’s designs for 99 East Main St., the property across from Puckett’s Boat House, which they intend to develop into retail, office and restaurant space.
- At Tuesday night’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, the board will continue to discuss design concepts for the slated Southeast Complex Municipal Park.
- St. Patrick’s Day and Main Street Brewfest collide this Saturday in downtown Franklin. The beer tasting event will last from 5 to 8 p.m.