The new Maverick station in Franklin opened its doors Nov. 29. To music played by the Preston High band, Mayor Todd Hawkes and members of the Franklin City Council, John Packer, Joyce Bayless, Keith Porter (pictured) and Diedre Burgess (not pictured) cut the ribbon with Maverick personnel. The new convenience store and gas station is managed by Jade Porter and employs 22 people.

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