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Matt Schielacle and Joe Harris of Franklin with Jim Blount, Furman Richards and Joe Johnson of Hawkwood Entergy presented the donation check for $10,000.00 to the food pantry to help in the restoration and re-stocking.

Food Pantry receives needed donation

The Franklin Food Pantry, which was partially destroyed by the tornado on April 13 received a large contribution from Hawkwood Entergy this past Tuesday. Jim Blount along with Joe Johnson,

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Karen Smitherman, owner of Country Flowers takes a minute to talk with the local newspaper about the up coming prom night, a historically busy event for the flower / gift shop on the square.

The Prom will go on

The Franklin High School prom may have been rescheduled, but the prom must go on. Saturday, April 27, 2019 will mark the annual senior event at the Pridgeon Center in

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District Attorney Cody Seigert with other from the Southern Baptist Convention for Disaster Relief holding hands and being thankful for the blessings and the help they have been receiving after the devastating tornado. the town of Franklin.

Franklin comes together in prayer

On Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:22 a.m., a category EF3 tornado hit the City of Franklin. Millions of dollars in damage and many homes were destroyed, but the community


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