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New neighborhood, park proposed

A new park could be added to the southeast side of Greenwood, along with more than 150 townhouses as part of a recently proposed...
Car hits home off U.S. 31

A home south of Greenwood was damaged Thursday morning after police said a vehicle traveling too fast around a curve slid off a wet...
Photo gallery: Feeling the chill

Number of candidates on spring ballot increases

The race for sheriff will include at least three candidates all vying for the Republican nomination in the spring primary election. Kirby Cochran, a sheriff’s...
Nominations needed for Franklin hall of fame

Franklin Community High School alumni have a chance to be in their school's hall of fame. Franklin schools is accepting nominations for its 2018 Hall...
Head Start program accepting applications

A federally funded preschool in Franklin is looking for families to apply to their program. The Head Start is accepting applications for their half day...
Snow falling; road conditions deteriorating across county

Snow is falling across Johnson County and should continue for the next several hours, through the evening commute. Travel advisory As of 2:30 p.m., the county...
Learning from each other: Franklin schools welcome visitors from Japan

At a Franklin elementary school earlier this week, students greeted visitors from Japan with a handful of Japanese words they’d learned that morning. The local...
Franklin College students celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with speakers, film, march, volunteer opportunities

When Franklin College students volunteer at a senior living community next week, officials there know they will see immediate changes in residents’ behaviors. “It makes...
Police: Serial flasher arrested, back in jail on parole violation

Months after his release from prison, a Franklin man police have called a serial flasher was arrested on a parole violation and is under...

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