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    Christmas lights shine on in Antioch — even after end of lights competition

    City of Franklin kicked off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony on the public square. Shelley Mays/The Tennessean The fact that Metro Beautification discontinued its annual Holiday Lights competition has not dimmed Kevin Williams’ enthusiasm for decorating. Williams, who won his district in the lights competition three years in a row, is back at it and just as fired up as ever this Christmas season — official contest or not. Williams, a 20-year-old college student, says he takes his inspiration from his grandpa and uncle who used to decorate for Christmas when he was a "little fella" too small to get up on the roof with them. And…