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4 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

New fields plan in motion

The YMCA of Middle Tennessee is hoping to develop nearly a dozen soccer fields as well as pavilions, concession stands and walking trails on a 20-acre parcel near the intersection of Derryberry Lane and Rice Road.

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Related Topix: Spring Hill, TN, Franklin, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Williamson Herald

'Guns in Parks' bill dies, schools keep playing in county fields

House Bill 1407, commonly referred to as the, "Guns in Parks," bill, died quietly in the state House of Representatives Finance, Ways and Means subcommittee Monday night for a lack of funding.

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Related Topix: Brentwood, TN, Franklin, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bill to repeal local opt-out ability on guns in parks dies

The bill won state Senate approval Feb. 13 , but the House version was taken "off notice" in the House finance subcommittee late Monday.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Shelby County, TN, Morristown, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Bradley jobless figure at 6.4%

February unemployment in Bradley County took a slight uptick for the second consecutive month, but the two-tenths of 1 percent rise to 6.4 kept the local mark well below state and national rates, and it remained the lowest in Southeast Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Tennessee, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Hamilton County, TN, Rutherford, TN

Williamson Herald

Candidate Profile: Neil Cossey

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: First Vice-Chair Williamson County Republican Party, Two term President of Nashville Franklin Elks Lodge #72, Masonic Lodge Hiram #7 and past Co-Chair American Cancer Society Charity Shoot.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Williamson Herald

Candidate Profile: Jeff Long

OFFICE SEEKING: Sheriff ADDRESS: 2611 Baugh Road, Thompson Station AGE: 63 OCCUPATION: Sheriff FAMILY: WIFE, Dora Long; Daughter,Julie GilLam; Son in law Jimmy Gillaml Granddaughter,Blakely Gillam; Son, Justin Long; Daughter in law Justine Long; Grandsons, Cayden and Dawson Long COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Franklin First United Methodist Church, memberon ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Williamson Herald

Additional financial disclosures filed in county commission races

Several Williamson County Commission candidates filed financial disclosures yesterday for the upcoming May 6 Republican Primary with District 6 candidate Cyndi Miller showing the top fundraiser this period.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Brentwood, TN, Franklin, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Special Homecoming Tonight for High School Wrestler Injured in December in Huntsville

After spending months in the hospital, a teenager paralyzed in a wrestling tournament in Huntsville is finally getting to go home.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, TN

Williamson Herald

Looney says new schools could bring real estate boom in Nolensville

Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney presented the zoning plans for the recently named Mill Creek Elementary, Mill Creek Middle and Nolensville High School, to a crowd of almost 100 parents at Nolensville Town Hall yesterday.

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Related Topix: Nolensville, TN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Williamson Herald

Commentary: Follow Republican's lead to revise Common Core

As the final weeks of the 108th General Assembly wind down in Nashville, Republican residents here in Williamson County continue to debate the merits and rationale behind a litany of policy proposals sponsored by members of our party's legislative majority.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

WKRN

Residents concerned about sewage at south Nashville apartment complex

The Casa Linda and Casa Blanca Apartments on Murfreesboro Pike have been dealing with a major water leak all week.

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Williamson Herald

Make sure you are properly vaccinated for exotic travels this summer

One of the most exciting parts of my practice here at Williamson Medical Group is helping prepare people to stay safe and healthy while traveling abroad.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Nashville, TN, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Williamson Herald

Alexander, Hilly speak to Chamber Tuesday

Members of the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and guests can learn about the growing Americana Music genre at the Chamber's next Membership Meeting on Tuesday, April 15, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jamison Hall in The Factory.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Music, Grammy Awards

WKRN

Child rapist gets 100 years in prison

A man convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl was sentenced to 100 years in prison on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Prince William, Royal Wedding, World News

Williamson Herald

Tax Relief Program funded for one more year

Days after members of the Tennessee Trustee Association and State Rep. Bill Sanderson met with Gov. Bill Haslam for a lengthy debate regarding a Tax Relief Program they received good news.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Parks director asks to double budget

Maury County Park is one of several county parks facilities officials say could benefit from doubling the park's department budget.

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Related Topix: Maury County, TN

Williamson Herald

Nolensville zoning plans introduced, community meeting tomorrow

Proposed zoning plans for the new schools in Nolensville were introduced at the Williamson County School Board of Education policy meeting and special-called work session Monday.

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Related Topix: Nolensville, TN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Williamson Herald

WCSD partners with Williamson College to prepare inmates for future

Attending today's premier of the documentary Living Hope by local filmmaker David Kiern at Thoroughbred Theater in Cool Springs will be also the premier activity for 20 inmates of the Williamson County jail enrolled in a new program called The Promise.

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Related Topix: Prison

Nashville Scene

Music City Roots to Leave Loveless Barn for The Factory at Franklin

Williamson County might be "too snobby" for alleged Hip Donelsonian Brian "Head" Welch , but when beloved weekly variety show Music City Roots began to outgrow its home at The Loveless Cafe Barn, The Factory at Franklin seemed like the right fit, according to MCR executive producer John Walker.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Williamson Herald

Hazardous Waste Collection scheduled for May 3

Keep Williamson Beautiful, Williamson County Solid Waste Department, and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation have scheduled the Williamson County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event for Saturday, May 3 in the Williamson County Administrative Complex parking lot at 1320 West Main Street in Franklin.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Franklin, TN

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