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Franklin Police Department names new chief

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The Franklin Police Department has promoted Deputy Chief Deb Faulkner to chief of police.

Volunteers work to save historic cemetery Video included

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Toussaint L'ouverture is one of the oldest African-American cemeteries in Tennessee, but years of neglect have left it an overgrown mess.

Williamson Co. moves date of ACT testing after threat

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Williamson County officials have changed the date for ACT testing at a high school after receiving word of a threat.

New reward offered in Franklin cold case

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Gov. Bill Haslam announced Friday a $5,000 reward in connection with a murder that's gone unsolved for 23 years.

Williamson County Schools kicks off 'Be Nice' campaign

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School leaders in Williamson County have two words they want all students to take to heart: "Be Nice."

12-year-old Franklin singer returns to 'America's Got Talent'

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The Music City will be well-represented on America's Got Talent Tuesday night.

Police release sketch of home invasion suspect

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The Williamson County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of the man who allegedly attacked a woman in her own home in Franklin.

Rescued horses may have been headed for slaughter

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The livestock trailer loaded with horses that overturned on Interstate 40 Monday night may have been delivering the horses to their deaths across the border.

Driver in horse trailer wreck cited

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The driver whose trailer rolled over on I-40 Monday with a load of horses on board has now been charged in that wreck. The Tennessee Department of Safety says Mance Frank Reed has been cited for unsafe operation.

Horse truck driver alleges abuse

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A trucker who once hauled horses for a Lebanon company says he had no idea he was delivering the animals to their deaths.

Boy injured after falling into uncovered storm drain

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A teenager walking home from the bus stop fell into an uncovered storm drain Thursday, temporarily knocking himself unconscious. There's a lot of finger-pointing about who is supposed to replace about 40 missing drain grates, which were stolen three months ago.

City proposes change to ban on street sales

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The City of Brentwood proposed some changes allowing homeless people to sell The Contributor newspaper. Under the new proposal, those vendors still can't walk into the streets to sell the newspaper.

School coach suspended after spectator struck with ball

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A high school basketball coach has been suspended without pay and ordered to stay away from school property after an incident during a game Monday night.

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    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:22:23 GMT
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