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
- Early voting in Franklin has begun! Aldermen and candidates for the position sat down with the Home Page and discussed their business priorities.
- Forrest Crossing Golf Course has announced a name change: they have dropped “Forrest” from the name, and await new signage.
- Longtime Williamson County Commissioner Lewis “Lew” Green died on Tuesday after battling illness. Friends say they will remember Green for his “mischievous smile” and thoughtfulness.
- Students from Williamson County Schools took part in a program on Friday which allowed them to tour local manufacturing businesses on Manufacturing Day. The holiday was created to bring awareness to the gap in the manufacturing labor force, which has changed rapidly over the past decades.
- Today’s Frank Talks forum, sponsored by Franklin Tomorrow, will feature a Q&A format with city alderman candidates, and a presentation on the role of city government.
- The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have a lot on the agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting, which includes a presentation of the economic impact of the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival.
- The Franklin Wine Festival is this Friday, Oct. 13. A new, expanded menu includes whiskey tasting this year in addition to a long wine list.
- On Saturday, downtown Franklin will host the Celebration of Nations festival along 4th Avenue South. The festival is an attempt to foster global and cultural passion, beginning with a personal knowledge and understanding of the interconnections of people universally.