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
- After a media publication leaked an email, Williamson County Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney revealed he has a tumor in his pancreas, and will be stepping aside to get treatment.
- At last week’s county commission meeting, several parents spoke out against juvenile court Judge Sharon Guffee, alleging corruption and abuse in her dealings with families and children.
- The Home Page will continue covering local elections. You can check out profiles of each candidate running in the County Commission primary from districts 1-10. We will wrap up our coverage with Districts 11 and 12 this week.
- Alderman Dana McLendon recently took viewers on a ride through Ward 2. He visited the Hill Property, explained construction updates and spoke with Daisy King about the opening of Miss Daisy’s Kitchen’s new location. Watch the video here.
- On Tuesday evening, the city of Franklin will host a meeting to discuss road improvements to Franklin Road from the Harpeth River to Harpeth Industrial Court, just north of the Factory. The meeting begins at 6 p.m.
- Business Williamson, the Home Page’s new business-focused news site, will have a ribbon cutting at Franklin Synergy Bank in downtown Franklin on Wednesday, March 21, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
- Look out for profiles of the two candidates running for the state house seat for District 63, incumbent Rep. Glen Casada and Rae Sanchez.
- On Thursday night, the city planning commission will discuss a 54-acre new planned urban development, called Avalon, located northeast of Ovation Park off McEwen Drive and Oxford Glen Drive.