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Vanderbilt professor killed in helicopter crash in West Virginia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A professor of engineering at the Vanderbilt University was among six passengers that died in a helicopter crash in the West Virginia mountains, earlier this week. According to WSAZ in Huntington, WV, a Vietnam era Bell UH-1B Huey chopper took off from Logan County Airport carrying...
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Franklin police officers work with EMS to save a life

Franklin police officer Eric Johnson was just pulling into the Sullivan Farms subdivision in Franklin, and fellow officer Ryan Durham wasn’t far away around the Berry Farms community, when a call went out on New Year’s Eve 2021 at about 1 p.m. for a man suffering a heart attack.
FRANKLIN, TN
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Forehand is 1st ranked female on Franklin Fire Department

After graduating from Fairview High School, Charlene Forehand found a job and what she thought was a career working at Precision Tubular Heater Corporation. One of her coworkers spoke often about a friend who was a volunteer firefighter on the Williamson County Rescue Squad. “We both said we’d join,” she...
FRANKLIN, TN
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Love of public service born out of tragedy for Estes

Spring Hill firefighter and reserve police officer Chuck Estes continually challenges himself. A football player during most of his youth, Estes learned early how to push himself to be better. After tearing his ACL during his junior year at Richland High School in Giles County, Tennessee, hopes of a football scholarship vanished. One of his teammates, a volunteer with the Giles County Rescue Squad, suggested he join another team — the rescue squad.
SPRING HILL, TN
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Renaissance Players to put on performance of "Cinderella"

The Renaissance Players are pleased to announce their upcoming production of “Cinderella” in the Gaslight Theatre at the Renaissance Center, located at 855 Highway 46S in Dickson. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. on July 8, 9, 15, and 16 and at 2 p.m. on July 10...
DICKSON, TN
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CENTURY 21 opens new Dickson office

CENTURY 21 Prestige Dickson, along with the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce, recently held a ribbon cutting and grand opening of its new Dickson office at 400 E College Street in Dickson, where its relentless sales professionals are promising to deliver to market extraordinary experiences and personalized outcomes to homebuyers, sellers and property investors in the Middle Tennessee area.
DICKSON, TN
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Harkabus goes from Army Ranger to firefighter

Being a firefighter is a family affair for Spring Hill firefighter Dane Harkabus. His grandfather was a sheriff’s deputy and volunteer firefighter, and both of his parents were volunteer firefighters in California. Harkabus practically grew up in a fire station. “It’s in my blood,” he said. “I used to...
SPRING HILL, TN
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5-year-old trapped in pool for hours, TN rescuers say. ‘Please hurry and get me out’

A 5-year-old was at a neighborhood swimming pool when his hand got stuck in a jet, leaving him trapped for hours, officials said. Tennessee mom Lydia Johnston said she was in the water watching her kids when she suddenly heard her son scream. She “knew immediately he was hurt” and saw him trying to pull away from the pool wall, she told McClatchy News in a Facebook message.
FRANKLIN, TN
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Battle Ground Academy lineman Donovan Nevils commits to Memphis football

Battle Ground Academy lineman Donovan Nevils committed to Memphis football Saturday. On Friday, Nevils announced he received an offer from the Tigers to be part of their 2023 class. 110% COMMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS!! Thank you for this great opportunity!!! #ALLIN @RSilverfield @CoachHaggardGTG @Coach_KPope @HankinsJordon @coachTJ_MEM @CoachDesMorgan @CoachMattBarnes @MemphisFB @_cgallagher pic.twitter.com/jLtkPSE2ld— Donovan Nevils (@DonovanNevils1) June 25, 2022 ...
MEMPHIS, TN
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Summer Lawn Watering Policy Back After Booster Fix

The City's regular seasonal water conservation policy is back in effect! Residents can resume the odd-even address, seasonal lawn watering schedule. (Still no watering on Fridays.) The new Highway 31 water booster station is partially operational. Water tank levels are replenished, and we will deploy crews to turn irrigation meters back on Monday.
SPRING HILL, TN
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BGA names new director of entrepreneurial leadership, expands staff

Battle Ground Academy has named Brad Dennis, a 1987 graduate of BGA and longtime faculty member, as its new director of the BGA Entrepreneurial Leadership (EL) Program. He replaced Hallie Heiter, who served in the role for the past four years. “After an extensive search, Brad’s excellent teaching record, his...
FRANKLIN, TN
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Experience Spring Hill Event Takes Place June 25

The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce’s annual eat, shop, and play community event, Experience Spring Hill, The Event is back at Summit High School on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Participants in Experience Spring Hill, The Event this year include local retail shops, service...
SPRING HILL, TN

These Are the Counties in the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin metropolitan area, located in Tennessee, a total of 5,724 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 307 fatalities for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, […]
FRANKLIN, TN

Dickson Fire Department closely monitoring citywide conditions for burning, fireworks

The City of Dickson Fire Department is closely monitoring weather conditions and urges residents to use extreme caution in doing any outdoor burning and in using fireworks. “We are not to the point yet where we believe it is necessary to issue a ban on outdoor burning, but we are quickly approaching that point,” said Dickson Fire Department Chief Richard Greer. “Due to the lack of rainfall, high temperatures and low humidity causing dry conditions, we are...
DICKSON, TN

What’s New at The Factory in Franklin?

At the end of May, Holladay Properties released two renderings of plans for the Grand Hall renovation at The Factory in Franklin. As the renovations begin to the property, there are several things to take note of for your next visit. Visitors to The Factory will notice the main entrance...
FRANKLIN, TN
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Make-A-Wish, Gardner School of Franklin send girl to Disney World

A local girl will soon be going on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation and the Gardner School of Franklin. 5-year-old Louise was thrown a party on Thursday at the preschool that was attended by dozens of her friends and classmates, as well as members of her family, all donning Mickey and Minnie Mouse ears.
FRANKLIN, TN
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Blood Assurance expands hours due to need for blood

Blood Assurance’s donation center in Williamson County is permanently expanding its hours due to the need for additional blood collections. Beginning July 2, the donation center at 600a Frazier Drive in Franklin will welcome blood donors Monday-Saturday, versus being open only three days a week previously. The new hours...
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