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Tony Gonzalez / WPLN

This story has been corrected to reflect final early voting totals, which show a larger overall voter turnout than initially reported.

The final tally is in for Tennessee early voting — and turnout jumped by 11 percent compared to four years ago.

Within those numbers, Williamson County is seeing an interesting partisan change. While Republican ballots still dominate, Wiliamson’s Democratic turnout was up by thousands of voters.

Tony Gonzalez / WPLN (File photo)

More than 900 voters in Williamson County crossed party lines to cast ballots in this month's Republican primary for local offices, according to the local election commission, which certified the results Monday.

The count could be a precursor to a challenge of the primary election and was taken in response to Republicans who want only voters who share their political beliefs to choose GOP candidates.

Meribah Knight / WPLN

For nearly two years, a battle has raged over a massive development in Williamson County. The plan, called Two Farms, aims to turn 2,000 acres of rural farmland into 1,500 homes and a golf course designed by sporting legend Tiger Woods.

On Thursday, Election Day, the fate of the controversial development will go to a vote — of just two people.

WPLN / Meribah Knight

Change is coming to a lot of backyards in Middle Tennessee, sometimes putting friends and neighbors at odds.

Ruffling feathers in Williamson County is a proposal to turn two massive farms into a dense development of condos, single family residences and a golf course. This is the story of two neighbors with opposing ideas for how to preserve their community.