The city has purchased three flood damage homes and is making plans for demolition. More homes may follow this path in the near future. The Franklin Special School District is feeling a budget crunch as the 2012-2013 proposed budget is short approximately $380,000. State funding is not sufficient to cover recent health cost increases and teachers raises. The estimated tax revenue is falling short on covering needed expenses.

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Don’t forget to join Friends of Franklin this Saturday at the “Raise the Roofs” event at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The fundraiser is presented by Franklin Synergy Bank and is planned from 3-7 P.M.

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Andrea Hinds
Andrea has always loved the written word. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Belmont University. Both sides of her family have lived in Williamson County for generations, so writing for Williamson Source is the perfect fit. She loves to hear stories of what Williamson County was like when her parents and grandparents were young and to write about this ever evolving county is truly special for her.