Early voting in the Franklin County August elections begins on Friday, July 18. Voting takes place at the Franklin County Election Commission, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., in Winchester. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturdays during early voting. Early voting ends on Saturday, Aug. 2.
The election will be on Thursday, Aug. 7. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
The 54th Annual Monteagle Mountain Market for Arts and Crafts will be 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday, July 26, and 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sunday, July 27, behind City Hall, located at 16 Dixie Lee Ave., Monteagle. The weekend includes live entertainment and children’s activities.
Annual Sales Tax Holiday
The State of Tennessee’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. This year’s tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, and ends Sunday, Aug. 3, at 11:59 p.m.
Late Start Wednesdays
Beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 13, Franklin County students’ day will begin at 8:30 a.m., rather than 8 a.m. This will continue on every Wednesday throughout the school year; however, this is for Wednesdays only. The other four days will have a regular start time of 8 a.m. Dismissal remains at 3 p.m.