50 min ago
Unemployment ticks up in Davidson County
Davidson County's unemployment rate increased in April, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development .
4 hrs ago
Year suspension minimum in Freedom Middle gun incident
The Freedom Middle School eighth-grader who brought a loaded gun to a school dance will be suspended for at least a year, according to policy.
9 hrs ago
County considers Old Natchez Trace repairs and preservation
Concerns over the preservation of one of America's historic roadways are moving to the fore as county officials examine how they will repave Old Natchez Trace.
13 hrs ago
Mayor touts city's economic strengths in State of the City address
Franklin Mayor Dr. Ken Moore enlisted the help of the city's aldermen, the city administrator, a choir from the Bravo Community Arts Center and adorable and outspoken children on video tape to deliver the message that the city's economy is strong, it's books are in order and the future looks bright for the foreseeable future.
Wed May 22, 2013
WCAR luncheon panel discusses population growth
A seven-member panel discussed the continuing residential expansion within Williamson County May 21, a boom that helped keep its communities largely insulated from the Great Recession.
Soldiers wounded in Afghanistan given wheelchair adaptive homes
For two Williamson County men, life is different than it was just two years ago.
Williamson County student achievements
Centre's SGA represents students as their voice on academic, extracurricular and social issues.
Williamson County library activities
Intermediate Bridge Class: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning today. This four-week class is for students who are familiar with the five-card major bidding convention.
Massive Bel Air Providence project remains on hold
Developers are lining up to take part in the largest project of its kind in Wilson County since Providence -- with 3,000 apartments, hundreds of single-family homes, parks, sports fields and millions of square feet of office and retail space.
Floods a threat for Nolensville rec center
Nolensville residents are excited to see about half of the old elementary school building come tumbling down.
Columbia State honors top students at ceremony
Columbia State Community College recently held its 47th annual honors convocation ceremony.
The Wag: Resort gives new meaning to pet-friendly
Oh, my furry friends, by the time you read this, Mom will be home from Belize. Thank God.
Columbia Daily Herald
Severe thunderstorm warning issued
The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northern Maury County and Southern Williamson County until 1:15 p.m. At just before 12:30 p.m. meteorologists detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-sized hail and winds up to 60 mph.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tea Party protests in front of federal building
Radio personalities and local politicians braved a noonday downpour to vent their frustrations through a bullhorn in front of the federal building yesterday as a part of a nationwide protest against the Internal Revenue Service targeting political groups.
Whose Faith & Values Is The Tennessean Covering?
If you visited The Tennessean 's "Faith & Values" page on Monday, you saw stories about Mormon girls, the cast of Duck Dynasty talking about their Christian faith, Jim Wallis' book about faith in God, churches dealing with mental health issues, a couple who write hymns, a Lutheran coming to town, the woes of a group that guessed wrong about when ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Fairview Library may see expansion
The City of Fairview received a proposal from the Williamson County Library System board of trustees to build an 800-square-foot addition onto the Fairview Public Library - followed by a request for the City to split the $128,000 projected cost of the project with the County.
Faces of Franklin: Longtime Franklin resident Anderson helps cultivate vibrancy
When then-newlyweds Danny and Teresa Anderson moved to Williamson County years ago, the population was about 10,000. Cool Springs was nothing but farmland, and the annual Heritage Ball was just making its debut.
Stream Valley cuts ribbon on 60 new lots near Goose Creek Bypass
Franklin Mayor Ken Moore; Tower Investments, LLC Senior Vice President Alex Marks; Tennessee Contractors Vice President Tyler Ring; and Ryan Homes Regional Vice President Kent Eshleman.
SRO arrests student who brought gun to middle school dance
A school resource officer arrested an eighth-grader who brought a loaded pistol to a middle-school school dance May 17.
Sun May 19, 2013
WCS rejects county's first charter school application
After months of public debate, Williamson County Schools rejected its first charter school application May 9, Superintendent Dr.