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Franklin Noon Rotary Club gives back through rodeo

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — From cowboys to clowns, the Franklin Noon Rotary Club’s Franklin Rodeo is celebrating a milestone 70th year.

The Franklin Rodeo is Williamson County’s longest-running event, and Executive Director Bill Fitzgerald has been going to the Franklin Rodeo since he was six.

“It’s about God, country, family, and community. That’s the four things we build the rodeo around,” said Fitzgerald.

While the three nights of the rodeo are a lot of fun, it’s also a sanctioned event on the professional rodeo circuit. It’s also a massive fundraiser.


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Band alumni invited to return for rodeo parade

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FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) – If you were once a member of a school band and you miss performing, there’s still a chance for you.

Two former Franklin High band members want you to come out and perform in the upcoming Franklin Rodeo Parade on May 11.

Daniel McGinley and Stacey Carroll both went to Franklin High and started a Facebook group to recruit former band members.


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Nashville Soccer Club Players Visit Special Olympics Soccer Training

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Nashville Soccer Club, Tennessee Soccer Club and Special Olympics Tennessee are
working together to bring the first soccer program for Special Olympics athlete to Middle Tennessee. This inaugural soccer program is led by local Tennessee Soccer Club coaches and players.

Nashville’s newest professional team, the Nashville Soccer Club, will have players guest coach at two Special Olympics Soccer training sessions on April 16th and April 30th. Players Taylor Washington and Darnell King will visit April 16th’s training session to share tips with over 30 local players, ages 8 to 35.


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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Helps with Spring Cleaning

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The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Williamson County on Saturday, May 4 in at the Williamson County Administrative Complex, 1320 West Main Street, Franklin from 8:30a – 2 p. Local contact for the collection site is Jennifer Stanley (615) 786-0166.

Tennesseans are encouraged to bring household hazardous waste – including cleaning fluids, pesticides, batteries and more – to a designated drop-off location. A person does not need to live in the county to participate.


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NFL Draft bringing more Airbnb guests to Nashville than ever before

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — More than 21,000 guests will be staying at Nashville Airbnbs during the NFL Draft.

Airbnb says Nashville hosts will earn a combined $5 million in supplemental income. The hospitality service says the data, which was released Monday, reflects current confirmed bookings during April 25-27 – which coincides with the Draft.


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Adult Summer Basketball Leagues begin play in June at Academy Park

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The Athletics Division of Williamson County Parks and Recreation is now registering for Adult Summer Basketball Leagues at the Academy Park Gymnasium, 120 Everbright St., Franklin. Don’t have a team? Register as a free agent, and a team will be formed from individual registrants.

A D2 League for high school or recreational skill set players will play on Tuesday evenings beginning June 4.


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Franklin Students will Walk to Fight Suicide

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The 4th annual Centennial High School, 5050 Mallory Lane, Franklin, Out of Darkness Campus Walk will take place on Saturday, March 30 at 11 a on the track by the football field.

Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for young Tennesseans ages 15-24, yet suicide can be prevented. Students, parents, and supporters from throughout Franklin, TN, and surrounding areas will come together to raise awareness about suicide loss and depression, particularly among children and teenagers, by participating in the 4th annual Centennial High School Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, hosted by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP-TN), and STARS (Students Taking A Right Stand).

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