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Ed Brickell — from Franklin Schools superintendent to university president

By Robert Holt When the Franklin School Division was established in July 1961, Edward E. Brickell was hired as its first superintendent. Born in 1926 ... Read more

Franklin Baptist Church members help those in need

Volunteers from the Franklin Baptist Church recently packed 200 hygiene kits. These hygiene kits were packed under Red Cross guidelines and then delivered to Virginia ... Read more

Renewing you

By Ariane Williams To resume after an interruption is to “renew.” The question is, “What is the interruption?” How do we view the experience in ... Read more

A community on one accord

To the Editor: Coming together on one accord is something that we need more of in the community. In order to bridge the gap, we ... Read more

Franklin Confederate monument

To the Editor: I would like to express our sincere gratitude to the staff of the City of Franklin for the honorable relocation of the ... Read more

Windsor Ruritan Club awards scholarships

Three young ladies were the recipients of $1,000 scholarships from the Windsor Ruritan Club. On July 20 during the regular club meeting, checks in the ... Read more

Take the ham on your travels

You’ve seen Flat Stanley, but have you ever seen the great traveling Pan Ham? If you haven’t, you’re missing out. The Pan Ham contest is ... Read more

Homeless students?

August is the time parents and prekindergarten through 12th-grade students shop for clothes and school supplies as a new academic year begins. It is hard ... Read more

Make those screening appointments

Many people canceled or delayed their regular cancer screenings — mammograms, colonoscopies, Pap smears and more — during the pandemic. In the beginning, it was ... Read more

A 6.1% bump in Social Security?

By Mark McGahee The news keeps getting better for Social Security recipients. It’s now projected that benefits will increase 6.1% in 2022, up from the ... Read more

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