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, we’ll be broadcasting from Williamson Inc., Chamber of Commerce with President and Chief Executive Officer Matt Largen.
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 format.
As a preview, this is a roundup of headlines you will hear about.
LAST WEEK’S HEADLINES
- At the final Breakfast with the Mayors of the year, local officials discussed the growth and needs of the education system in Williamson County. County Mayor Rogers Anderson urged constituents to vote for a proposed sales tax increase to help fund schools.
- The Heritage Foundation held their 50th anniversary kick off party on Wednesday. They presented a few design changes to their name, logo and website at the event.
- At the County Officials Association of Tennessee’s annual convention last week, a forum was held for five of the seven declared gubernatorial candidates. The Home Page spoke with local candidate Bill Lee on his platform.
- Franklin Mayor Ken Moore has announced he will not run for Marsha Blackburn’s congressional seat. Moore announced last month he was considering a run, but made the announcement that he had decided against it last week during a radio broadcast.
- A new restaurant, 1892, has opened in downtown Leiper’s Fork. Named after the year in which the house was built, the farm-to-table restaurant is the creation of a local couple, Dylan and Jordan Morrison, who met while working at Puckett’s Grocery down the street.
- The Heritage Foundation will host their 50th anniversary celebration this Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Franklin Theatre during a half-day extravaganza.
- The City of Franklin will discuss an amendment to the Envision Franklin plan based on a land use study of a large geographical area in the eastern part of the Franklin Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) known as the Mayes Creek Drainage Basin.
- The city’s Veteran’s Day parade will commence at 11 a.m. on Friday morning. A reception will be held prior to the parade, beginning at 9 a.m. at the county archives.