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Ladders to HOPE qualifies 25 percent of participants for scholarship Ladders to HOPE qualifies 25 percent of participants for scholarship

Williamson County Schools’ innovative peer tutoring program Ladders to HOPE is drawing to a close in its inaugural year with about 25 percent of participants qualified for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship.

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Noise ordinance delayed; Smith Park rezoning tops commission agenda

With the proposed amendments to the noise ordinance pulled from Monday’s Brentwood City Commission meeting, the final passage for the Marcella Vivrette Smith Park rezoning stands atop the agenda.

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Long winter doesn't damper Tractor Supply's first quarter results

Despite one of the longest winters on record, Brentwood-based Tractor Supply Company’s first fiscal quarter financial results showed positive growth.

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Brentwood Baptist to break ground on new Spring Hill campus

Brentwood Baptist Church continues to grow, but this time not on Concord Road. On Sunday, church officials will officially break ground for The Church at Station Hill in Spring Hill.

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TDOT Traffic Update: April 24-30

Click to read the Tennessee Department of Transportation construction update for Williamson County from Thursday, April 24, to Wednesday, April 30.

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CRIME REPORT: Report of Mapco robbery at knifepoint unfounded
CRIME REPORT: Report of Mapco robbery at knifepoint unfounded

Reports of a man robbed at knifepoint at Mapco on Moores Lane during the early morning hours of Monday, April 21, turned out to be unfounded, Brentwood police say.

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Security a top priority at Saturday's Country Music Marathon
Security a top priority at Saturday's Country Music Marathon

With thousands of runners, supporters and volunteers descending upon Nashville on Saturday for the St. Jude Country Music Marathon, Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson announced the safety and security plan for the event, one that ivolves hundreds of law enforcement personnel.

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Bagel truck, brew bread among many tastes at Main Street Festival
Bagel truck, brew bread among many tastes at Main Street Festival

For the tens of thousands who visit the Main Street Festival in Franklin, there will be more to eat than just funnel cakes and corn dogs, although there will be plenty of that too.

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Waves receives new van in Toyota campaign
Waves receives new van in Toyota campaign

Waves, Inc. was presented with a new Toyota Sienna Mobility at Toyota of Cool Springs Thursday as a part of Toyota’s “100 Cars for Good” campaign.

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BHS tops state in TV and Film awards
BHS tops state in TV and Film awards

For the second year in a row, Brentwood High School’s TV and Film students won more Emmy Awards and MTSU Blue Spark Awards than any school in Tennessee.

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WCS safety and security director briefs board on year ahead

Williamson County Schools Safety and Security Director Mike Fletcher briefed the board of education last week on new safety measures beginning next school year and reviewed the past year’s efforts.

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Car show to benefit Bruins basketball team

The second annual Brentwood Bruins Car Show benefitting the Brentwood High School basketball team will be held this Saturday.

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Best in the county duel in track & field
Best in the county duel in track & field

Eleven county schools gathered at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood for the three-day Williamson County Track and Field Championships, which ended Wednesday.

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'Burning Bed' sparks 30-year mission to expose domestic violence
'Burning Bed'  sparks 30-year mission to expose domestic violence

Remember The Burning Bed? Probably not if you are under 40. It was the 1984 made-for-TV movie starring Farrah Fawcett that first brought domestic violence into the nation’s consciousness. It’s a hard movie to watch, and one I haven’t seen in a long, long time. But domestic violence has long been a part of my journalism career and The Burning Bed played a big part of that.

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DR. JEFF WILSON: Ankle High in Deep Water
DR. JEFF WILSON: Ankle High in Deep Water

Amidst all the different worship services this past weekend, I still had a chore that needed to get completed. I needed to get my garden in. I am not a great gardener, but I love the taste of and to cook with fresh food, vine ripened foods and even fresh foods canned at home by some old handed down recipe. To facilitate my culinary desire I grow herbs and a half dozen or so vegetables in my backyard. Besides, the work is kind of therapeutic as it provides a quiet time to engage in a tiny way that which God engages in a vast way all the time. Let me explain.

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Moores share surprises, lessons about their Heritage Preservation Award-winning home
Moores share surprises, lessons about their Heritage Preservation Award-winning home

Have you completed a big-time restoration project at your house recently? Then consider entering it for a Heritage Foundation Preservation Award. But hurry, the deadline is today.

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Unique Governors Club home move-in ready
Unique Governors Club home move-in ready

Can you spell C-U-S-T-O-M? This truly incredible home at 3 Torrey Pines Way offers everything you want and more. Best of all it’s located on a cul-de-sac lot in the Governors Club, the address of choice for those seeking an executive home in a gated community.

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