City Of Franklin BOMA Votes Unanimously To Allow Pride Festival In Public Park Amid Multi-Million Lawsuits Against City Due To Events From Last Year’s Festival

This Week, The City Of Franklin BOMA (Board Of Mayor And Alderman) Voted Unanimously To Grant A Permit To Franklin Pride For Them To Hold Their Annual Pride Festival In Harlinsdale Park, A Public Park Owned And Managed By The City Of Franklin.

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Franklin Man Arrested At Pride Festival For Praying Sues City For Deprivation Of Religious Liberties

A Lawsuit Filed By A Franklin Man Alleges That His Arrest And Removal From The Franklin Pride Festival Was Prompted By His Religious Views Concerning Marriage And Sexuality, And Not From Any Violation Of The Law, Or Code Of Conduct Established By The Organizers Of The Event.

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The Spirit Of Ted Baxter Is Alive And Well In NewsChannel 5’s Phil Williams (Op-Ed)

Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 Is Rapidly Becoming A Television Version Of The National Enquirer Thanks To Reporter Phil Williams, Whose Coverage Of Last Month’s Franklin Election More Closely Resembled The Legendary Ted Baxter Than The Work Of A Serious Investigative Reporter.

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Westhaven Voters for Fairness And Civility Urges New Tone In Remaining Election Cycle

Westhaven Voters For Fairness And Civility, A Newly Formed Group Of Residents In The Westhaven Community, Has Issued A Call For A New Tone In Franklin’s Upcoming Election, Citing An Incident At A Private, Resident-Organized Candidate Forum Held Sept. 27 At Westhaven As The Most Recent Example Of The Urgent Need For A Change Of Election Rhetoric And Conduct.

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BOMA Approves Franklin Pride Fest Permit With Tie-Breaking Vote From Mayor Ken Moore

Due To The Board Being Split, Mayor Ken Moore, Casted The Deciding Vote. Moore Voted In Favor Stating That If Franklin Pride Should Again Violate The Promise They Made To Keep The Event Family Friendly, He Would Make Sure They Never Hold The Event In Franklin Ever Again.

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Counties Across Tennessee Choose To Extend or End Mask Mandates

On Friday, Governor Bill Lee Made An Update To His Original Mask Mandate Order, Allowing Local Authorities To Make The Decision To Enforce Wearing Them Or Not.

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