New award-winning fiction novel inspired by Franklin

In a moving style reminiscent of Karen Kingsbury, Katie Shands immerses readers in the Southern charms of Franklin with her new novel "Finding Franklin." Set on "America’s Favorite Main Street," "Finding Franklin" tells the story of Charlotte Clark, a woman who returns to Franklin where her mother had abandoned her […]

Franklin Wow House: A 23-Acre Dream

FRANKLIN, TN — Twenty-three Williamson County acres would be enough of a draw, even if the house at its center wasn’t chockablock with upgrades. The 4,800-square-foot, four bedroom home was built 20 years ago, but it has all the 21st-century upgrades imaginable: a smart-plan and an infinity pool, for example. […]

5 key takeaways from Franklin’s proposed budget

5 things to know about Franklin Wochit (Photo: File / USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee) City of Franklin leaders have released the proposed $70 million budget for the 2018-2019 year. Franklin leaders said the 1.2 percent increase in the general budget from last year’s $69.4 million stems from personnel expenses […]

Williamson County Unemployment Still State’s Lowest

NASHVILLE, TN — Williamson County’s unemployment crept up to 2.5 percent in January, up 0.3 percent from December’s revised rate, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, but remains the state’s lowest. The unemployment rate rose in all 95 counties, as is typical for January county-level rates. […]