🌱 Franklin Man Accused Of Shooting Officer + Flights Canceled

Get on up, Franklin! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Saturday started off right.


First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny. High: 37 Low: 21.


Here are the top 3 stories in Franklin today:

  1. The Franklin Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance request on Thursday night from the Heritage Foundation. The request was for Franklin Grove’s Hall to face the gardens on the property at 423 S Margin Street instead of a public street, private street, or internal drive. The board unanimously approved the request. (williamsonherald.com)
  2. A Franklin man was charged after the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office says he shot one of their deputies. Police say they tried to stop a car for expired tags, but the driver, 35-year-old Samuel Bennett, kept driving. During a pursuit, Bennett is accused of firing three shots and one hit a deputy in the shoulder. (WSMV Nashville)
  3. The massive winter storm impacted thousands of flights this week, including dozens at the Nashville International Airport (BNA). On Friday, dozens of departures flights out of BNA were canceled and more than 30 arrival flights were also canceled. The airport is asking customers to check their flights before arriving. (WKRN News 2)

Today in Franklin:

  • Kid’s Class: Homemade Bird Feeders At Stoney Creek Farm (8:00 AM)
  • Williamson County Writer’s Group At Williamson County Public Library – Adult Service (10:00 AM)
  • LEGO Disaster Island Challenge At Williamson County Public Library – Children’s Program (3:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Plan ahead for your next outing in Franklin and check out the live feed of city traffic cameras. (Facebook)
  • Construction on the Southeast Municipal Complex bridge is coming along nicely. View photos of the work so far and learn more about the project here. (Facebook)
  • Restore Haiti is asking followers if they’re iinterested in sponsoring a student with Restore Haiti. They have more than 100 students still in need of a sponsor. (Facebook)

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Now you’re in the loop and ready to head out the door on this Saturday. See you all tomorrow for another update!

Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist, and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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