Emily R. West, The Tennessean

Emily R. West

The Tennessean

Franklin, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • The Tennessean
  • The Leaf-Chronicle
  • Daily News Journal
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • The Jackson Sun
  • WBIR Channel 10

Recent articles by Emily:

Spring Hill: Worker uninjured after bridge demo accident outside GM plant

There wasn't any traffic below or around the bridge when a track hoe went over. → Read More

Spring Hill and Nolensville ban burning, limit irrigation systems amid dry and hot conditions

Two Williamson County towns have instituted a burn ban and one has limited residents from irrigating their yards. → Read More

Charges pending for driver who hit Spring Hill 4-year-old

Police said a mother was walking with her child when the kid started to cross the street. → Read More

Chair of Williamson Co. GOP resigns from leadership role

In a letter to the Tennessee GOP leaders, Omar Hamada resigned from his post as the leader of the Williamson County Republican Party. → Read More

GM strike: Tennessee mayor calls on GM to bring back health care benefits for workers

GM stripped UAW members health care coverage. One Tennessee mayor is asking for GM to bring it back. → Read More

What you can expect for Pilgrimage Festival traffic flow this year

Here's how traffic will flow this year. → Read More

'It's about respect:' GM workers at Spring Hill walk out in the middle of the night to join nationwide strike

Under the silence and stars, GM's UAW employees walked out and protested along U.S. Highway 31 in Spring Hill as part of a nationwide strike. → Read More

Boat explosion in Stewart County causes fire at Leatherwood Marina

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announced Sunday morning the Leatherwood Marina was on fire in Steward County. → Read More

What the nationwide GM strike means for Spring Hill's UAW workers

UAW leaders announced a national strike against General Motors after the contract between union workers and GM expired over the weekend. → Read More

Brentwood, Nolensville police charge six Nashville-area teens with aggravated robbery

The landscaper told police he had been robbed at gunpoint. → Read More

With few leads in case of man killed by rock thrown from I-24 overpass, family doubles reward to $10,000

Ten months after Joe Shelton was killed by a rock dropped from an overpass, Nashville police investigators continue to look for leads in the case. → Read More

Franklin's Pam Chandler honored by Heritage Foundation

Now in its 44th year, the Heritage Foundation Patron Award recognizes an individual that has shown exceptional leadership. → Read More

Franklin mom pleads guilty to attempted adulteration of children's drinks

A Franklin mother who was accused of attempting to kill her children has pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted adulteration of food or liquid. → Read More

You can cycle on the Natchez Trace Parkway with no cars. Here's when.

During the next nine months, cyclists and pedestrians will have the parkway to themselves on two different days. → Read More

Williamson officer fired after domestic violence charges

A Williamson County Sheriff’s Office detention deputy is no longer employed by the department after a domestic violence incident in another county. → Read More

Data shows earthquakes on the rise in Tennessee, but what does that mean?

The Tennessean has created a display of 25 years of earthquake data from Tennessee and around the country. → Read More

Williamson, Franklin leaders requesting to name bridge after Rep. Charles Sargent

Leaders want to name the bridge on the newest Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway extension after one of the lawmakers who fought to make it happen. → Read More

15 minutes of fame: Former NPR host recalls brush with movie stardom in 'Dirty Dancing'

No one puts Natasha Senjanovic in a corner. But in the '80s, they did put her in a blockbuster movie — "Dirty Dancing." Hear more at Nashville Storytellers on Sept. 16. → Read More

Come to The Tennessean's candidate debate for Franklin mayor, aldermen

Before early voting starts, The Tennessean will host a candidate forum for those running for Franklin's aldermen and mayor. → Read More

Williamson Co. to use new voting machines for 2020 election

Voting machine demonstration sessions for voters to view and use the new equipment will occur over the next several months. → Read More