By BROOKE WANSER
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
- Private and public city leaders cut the ribbon on a new warm-up arena at Harlinsdale Farm last Thursday. Friends of Franklin Parks worked with the city and the Central Tennessee Dressage Association to reveal a warm-up arena. This arena will allow more equestrian sports to take place at the park.
- Political outsider and Los Angeles expatriate Justin Kanew sat down to talk about his unlikely run for the 7th district congressional seat that is being vacated by Marsha Blackburn.
- Franklin Mayor Ken Moore discussed his consideration of a run for the 7th district congressional seat.
- At the 3rd annual Williamson County Transportation Summit, patrons brainstormed alternative transit methods and heard from urban design and transportation practice builder, Russ Troy.
- Approximately 5 percent of registered voters turned out during the early voting period for Franklin’s alderman election. The final day of early voting saw supporters in the parking lot and inside the Williamson County Administrative Building.
- Election Day for the Franklin alderman election is Tuesday, October 24 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- The ground-breaking on the highly anticipated Harpeth Square project happened Monday morning; photos and coverage of the event are on the way.
- Williamson, Inc, Chamber of Commerce will host an exclusive Black Business Mixer on Thursday for black business owners to engage in learning about resources the chamber can provide.
- Pumpkinfest is coming up this Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m.