News from williamson county convention A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Sep 16, 2014, 10:21 ET

Social Experience 'Lens' Makes Its U.S. Debut With VisitFranklin

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) is leading the pack with its latest social...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:06 ET

Americana Experience Debuts in May

Venues and community leaders in Franklin, Tennessee have come together to create the Americana Experience, ten music-filled days featuring more...

Apr 04, 2014, 17:30 ET

Franklin Sitting Pretty as Greatest Southern Town

Residents, visitors and fans of Franklin, Tennessee rallied their votes to land Franklin in the winner's circle for Garden and Gun Magazine's...

Mar 04, 2013, 10:30 ET

The 2013 Tennessee Governor's Conference On Tourism To Be Held In Franklin

 The 2013 Tennessee Governor's Conference on Tourism, the state's premier annual tourism industry event, will be held in Franklin September 17,...

Dec 12, 2012, 13:15 ET

New Digs for Visitor Center in Downtown Franklin

Growing number of visitors cited as primary reason  Visitors are in for a nice surprise when they walk into the new Williamson...

Oct 31, 2011, 11:49 ET

Tourism Spending Surges

Williamson County Climbs to #6 Spot in Tennessee Tourism is Tennessee's second largest industry and Williamson County has gained a growing share...

Oct 05, 2011, 10:50 ET

Old Tennessee Trail To Be 'Picker's Paradise' On Oct. 8

DAY-LONG YARD SALE SPANS 84-MILE LOOP IN WILLIAMSON, MAURY COUNTIES The backroads of Middle Tennessee will be a picker's paradise this fall when...

Sep 07, 2011, 11:54 ET

Old Tennessee Trail To Be 'Picker's Paradise' On Oct. 8

DAY-LONG YARD SALE SPANS 84-MILE LOOP IN WILLIAMSON, MAURY COUNTIES The backroads of Middle Tennessee will be a picker's paradise this fall when...

May 18, 2011, 11:30 ET

A Wide Spot in the Road Becomes a Star on the Map

The Village of Leiper's Fork Launches Their New Brand Today the Downtown Leiper's Fork Association (DLFA), brings to life its new look, as their...

Apr 28, 2011, 17:28 ET

Franklin Theatre Sells Out Two Screenings of 'Gone With The Wind' in Less Than One Hour

Limited Seats Still Available For Other Movies On JUNE 3-5 Less than one hour after launching its new web site this morning, the newly restored...

Apr 20, 2011, 11:59 ET

VisitFranklin.com Launches History Tour iPad App

Explore the History of Franklin with Free iPad App, Six Walking Tours; WCCVB Offers iPads for Rent to Visitors History in Franklin has boldly...

Nov 08, 2010, 20:00 ET

Williamson County Tourism Climbs 'Top 10' List

When the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau was restructured in 2007, Williamson County ranked 8th in Tennessee for visitor...

Oct 26, 2010, 14:48 ET

Franklin, Tennessee Voted 'Best' by Tennessee Magazine

Reader's Poll Says Franklin is Best Middle TN Town to Visit Franklin has turned up on the "Best" list, twice this time, in the October issue of...

Jun 30, 2010, 06:00 ET

Visitor Center Offers Free Wi-Fi

195 Year Old Building Gets High Tech Addition Just one day prior to the launch of free Wi-Fi at Starbucks Coffee shops around the world, the...

Aug 17, 2009, 16:49 ET

Unknown Soldier Recovered from Franklin Battlefield

To Be Reinterred at Historic Rest Haven Cemetery in Franklin, Honored with Monument A construction project in the area where the calamitous...

Jun 09, 2009, 08:00 ET

Top 12 Really Fun Things to Do in and Around Franklin, Tennessee

A Dozen Things to do in a Distinctive Destination The following list was released today by the Williamson County Convention & Visitors...

May 26, 2009, 12:36 ET

Tourism Spending Saves Taxpayers

Tennessee's second largest industry, Tourism, has a tangible impact on Williamson County according to the latest "fact sheet" compiled by...

Jan 13, 2009, 11:00 ET

Franklin, Tennessee Named One of America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations by National Trust for Historic Preservation

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Franklin, Tennessee was named today as a 2009 Dozen Distinctive Destination by the National...

Jan 08, 2009, 16:06 ET

Franklin, Tennessee Makes 'Best Small Town' Top Ten List

Southern Living named Franklin to its Readers' Choice Awards top ten list, ranking fifth for "Best Small Town". Franklin joins a diverse group of...

Dec 01, 2008, 13:18 ET

Step Back in Time for Enchanting Victorian Christmas

Franklin's Main Street Transformed for Dickens Festival The holidays are here and just "100 Years" and a few miles south of Nashville, Tennessee...