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Former state House speaker, Franklin-area Rep. Glen Casada, placed on administrative leave following federal search
Former state House speaker, Rep. Glen Casada, R-Franklin, has been placed on paid administrative leave following a search by federal authorities of his offices, according to current House Speaker Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville.
Franklin begins planning for future West Harpeth Area
City Administrator Eric Stuckey said the city will begin work in January to determine how infrastructure, such as roadways and sewer connections, may look as the area is developed.
Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar now open in Franklin
Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened Jan. 8 in Harpeth Square at 104 E. Main St., Franklin.
Tennessee moves to vaccinate in long-term care facilities as COVID-19 cases climb
The Tennessee Department of Health announced Jan. 12 it is making progress in vaccinating high-risk populations, including those in long-term care facilities.
Franklin BOMA expected to appoint former mayor John Schroer to fill vacant seat through 2021
Following the death of Alderperson Pearl Bransford in November, the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen has taken steps to fill her seat.
Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.