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.
This week, Brooke will be broadcasting from the Home Page Media office with Spring Hill reporter Matt Blois.
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
- During a school board meeting on Monday night, school officials announced their support of Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney, who was charged with misdemeanor assault a week and a half ago.
- Local preservation leaders have formed a stewardship committee to ensure the O’More College of Art and Design campus, recently acquired by Belmont University, remains preserved as a historic site.
- Williamson Inc. business partners and media were treated to a tour of the new Provision Cares Proton Therapy Center in Cool Springs, across Carothers from Williamson Medical Center, which is set to open this summer. Proton therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses technology to target cancer cells while eliminating damage to tissues in surrounding areas.
- Home Page Media launched a new online magazine, Business Williamson, on March 1. Current reporters will contribute to the publication, to be helmed by business journalist Milt Capps. Check out one of the launching stories, an update on the Ovation Park development, here.
- The Home Page has begun publishing a series of brief profiles on County Commission candidates, and will continue to do so. Check back this week for a breakdown of who is running in each district.
- The City’s Battlefield Preservation Commission will meet on Thursday morning for their first meeting of the year. Battlefield preservationists recently won a victory by receiving a $630,000 grant from the state towards the purchase of a .7 acre parcel of land to the south of Carter House.
- If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out the Whiskey Warmer event at Westhaven on Saturday night.