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10 hrs ago | WKRN

Crews remove beloved 60-foot 'Christmas tree' in Franklin neighborhood

Christmas in July in a southern Williamson County neighborhood has come to an unhappy end for residents.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

White: No problem with PAC sending out mailer

Dawn White is running for re-election for state representative. Eddie Smotherman is challenging White in next month's election.

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Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN, Tennessee, La Vergne, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

Will Hoge slated for hometown show at Williamson County Fair next weekend

Will Hoge has played Nashville Dancin' and other hometown music series this past year.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Army deserter arrested in Tennessee for 120 counts of sexual abuse of a child

Listed as number three on the U.S. Army's most wanted list , Master Sgt. James Johnson, 31, was arrested by United States Marshals on Wednesday July 23, at a home in Brentwood, Tenn.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, Brentwood, TN

Lebanon Democrat

Jobless rate rises

According to figures released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, June's jobless rate in Wilson County was up 0.8 percent to 5.8 percent from April's rate of 5.0 percent.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Lincoln County, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKRN

TVA plans to cut down community 'Christmas tree'

Travel down Lewisburg Pike in southern Williamson County and you will see the only illuminated Christmas tree in the county.

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Business Journal

Fueled by recent acquisition, Franklin Synergy enters billion-dollar club

The Franklin-based lender said Thursday it has reached $1 billion in total deposits, making it one of only 6 other banks headquartered in the state to exceed that number of deposits, based on the FDIC's most recent figures as of March 31 .

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Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WKRN

'Nashville' begins shooting season 3 around town

Shooting for season three of ABC's hit television show "Nashville" is underway. On Wednesday, the hit-television show was shooting scenes at the historic Franklin Theatre located in the heart of Williamson County.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WKRN

Former Nolensville police officer accused of misconduct

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation obtained indictments against a former Nolensville police officer who is accused of misconduct involving a minor.

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Related Topix: Nolensville, TN

Nashville Scene

Check Out Homegrown Culinary Excellence at Nearby County Fairs

We're very lucky here in the Nashville area to have numerous fairs around to enjoy.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WKRN

Wine supporters collect signatures at grocery stores

Supporters who want wine in grocery stores have a few weeks left to get the signatures needed to get the referendum on the November ballot but they are faced with some challenges.

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Related Topix: Mount Juliet, TN

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Identities Released Of 8 Arrested In Thompson Station Meth Bust

The identities have been released of eight suspects arrested after officials uncovered an active meth lab at a home in Thompson's Station.

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Related Topix: Thompson's Station, TN

WKRN

Franklin man wanted for attacking, kidnapping girlfriend

Police were initially called to Scruggs Avenue for a domestic disturbance involving 21-year-old Cory Johnson just after 11 p.m. During the altercation, police said Johnson dragged his girlfriend out of her family's view before reportedly pushing her to the ground and choking her.

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Related Topix: Franklin, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WTVF Nashville

8 Arrests Made In Thompson's Station Meth Bust

Officials said the arrests included five men and three women at a home at 6649 Cool Springs Road, south of Highway 840.

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Related Topix: Thompson's Station, TN

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WKRN

8 people charged in Williamson County meth bust

Eight people, including five men and three women, were arrested Tuesday evening in Williamson County after authorities discovered an active meth lab inside a home.

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Related Topix: Thompson's Station, TN

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Mass Transit

TN: The TMA Group Announces New Officers

Emery, Inc.; Vice-Chair: Rogers Anderson, Williamson County mayor; Secretary: Bill Lockwood: Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon; Treasurer: Mark Robbins: The Franklin Chop House; and Immediate Past Chair: Julian L. Group.

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Clarksville Online

Dan Cramer Campaign Headquarters Opening

Saturday saw the grand opening of a campaign headquarters for US congressional candidate Dan Cramer, a Clarksville native who is running for the Democratic nomination for Tennessee's 7th district seat in the House.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Son is a person of interest in homicide

Jackson police are looking for Clayton Nelson as a person of interest in the homicide of his father, Jeffrey Nelson, 57, of 809 Westwood Ave. Capt.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Cheatham County, TN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTVF Nashville

I-65N Closed At SR 840 After Semi-Rollover Crash

All lanes of Interstate 65 north in Williamson County have been closed as officials work to remove a semi-truck that slid down an embankment on the side of the road.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

New schools director greeted with open arms

In situations such as the one where a director of schools admits in an open meeting he drank a beer and drove his county-issued vehicle home and reaches an agreement to part ways with his position he took less than a year from being hired, it's safe to say new leadership is a welcome sight.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Knox County, TN, University of Tennessee, Tennessee Technological University, Opinion

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