Williamson Medical Center to end children's hospital partnership with Vanderbilt and more top local news from this week

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The partnership is slated to end next year, which will allow Williamson County to search for new pediatric care options. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Read the top stories from this week from Franklin and Brentwood.

Williamson Medical Center will not renew children’s hospital partnership with Vanderbilt

Officials with Williamson Medical Center announced Oct. 23 that the hospital will not renew its partnership with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt.

No city restrictions set for Halloween; officials urge safety precautions

Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey said Oct. 19 the city does not regulate or restrict activities for Halloween or other major holiday traditions that are not city events.


Residents organizing Christmas parade in downtown Franklin

In response to the cancellation of the Christmas parade held annually in downtown Franklin by the Kiwanis Club of Franklin, residents have begun organizing an alternate event in its place.

GUIDE: Everything Williamson County voters need to know ahead of the Nov. 3 election

Here is what voters in Williamson County need to know about when, where and how to cast their ballot.

Williamson County Schools cautions against using campuses for political parades

Officials with Williamson County Schools are cautioning residents against gathering on school grounds for any upcoming political events.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.