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 at Coffee and Coconuts in Berry Farms bringing you a round up of this week’s news.
We hope to hear from you while we are live. 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
- Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson has a challenger for next year’s election. Kenneth Eaton, a two-time candidate in the Nashville mayoral race, has pulled a petition to challenge the 15-year incumbent.
- Williamson County Sheriff Jeff Long is being challenged by Leiper’s Fork resident Larry Montgomery. Montgomery is an artist who operates Jailhouse Industries, a nonprofit organization. Though he has no background in law enforcement, Montgomery said he thinks he, “would be good for the community and the county.”
- On Black Friday, shoppers flocked to the Cool Springs Galleria mall and downtown Franklin to get their holiday shopping done. Though the areas were busy, neither became chaotic. The shopping continued the next days, as many Franklin shops continue to participate in Small Business Saturday, a holiday created by credit card company American Express in 2010.
- Nearly 60 hours after he disappeared, a Franklin man was found alive on a jogging trail near Cool Springs Boulevard and Carothers Parkway on Sunday morning.
- Made in TN, an online shop featuring everything Tennessee, will debut with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday.
- Also on Tuesday, the Carter House farm office will officially reopen after a $170,000 renovation.
- The annual Illumination to commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Franklin will be held on Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m. at the Carter House.
- Don’t forget the Franklin Christmas tree lighting, which will be held on Friday, December 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.
- The Kiwanis Club will host their annual Christmas parade in downtown Franklin on Sunday, December 2, beginning at 2 p.m. The theme is ‘Rockin’ Christmas!’