The Historic Franklin Masonic Hall Foundation will launch its 2020 Witness History lecture series with local attorney, author and historian Tony Turnbow as guest speaker Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at Franklin Masonic Hall.
Williamson County Parks and Recreation invites the public to attend an Artist Reception for Shari Lacy on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave, in Franklin.
As he looks ahead to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day service that will be held Monday at First Missionary Baptist Church, Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey said he can’t help but think of a similar day back in October on Franklin’s town square.
Brentwood resident Lee Gould is a part of a growing number of artists who have transformed LEGOs from a simple toy to one of the world's most important and democratic mediums in contemporary art.
Brown Bag, Food with a Purpose, a restaurant and catering business with a location in Franklin, has been named as a Weight Watchers Favorite and was named by Oprah as a must eat restaurant during her 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour.
The headline about a NASA intern discovering a new planet on his third day at work, caught my attention. Did I mention the intern hasn’t graduated from high school yet?
In the third concert of the 2019-20 Masterworks Series, the Gateway Chamber Orchestra will perform “Gran Partita” Monday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Theatre.
Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, has opened nominations for its 55th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards.
Mama’s Java Cafe is celebrating 10 years of business with a variety of giveaways including the chance to win free coffee for a year.
The city of Brentwood officially welcomed the traveling national exhibit Exploring Space: Smart Spacecraft, Big Data, And Digital Models to the Brentwood Library on Saturday morning with the Launch Day and Ribbon Cutting.
The Goodwill Career Solutions Center in Nashville will host a job fair on Tuesday with employers hoping to fill 400 jobs in Middle Tennessee.
The Franklin Civil War Round Table will kick off 2020 with a presentation on Confederate Gen. Patrick Cleburne Sunday at 3 p.m. at Carnton’s Fleming Center.
What if you were told that there was a way to look and feel younger, make friends and live longer? That there was an amazing method that has been proven to make you smarter, less stressed and all around happier? That, just by doing this simple thing one day a week, you can change your life i…
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will host a variety of family friendly entertainment in the coming weeks at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Avenue; located off of Columbia Avenue just south of historic downtown Franklin.
Are you looking for an opportunity to sing in an inviting and friendly atmosphere? Then consider participating in Williamson County Park and Recreation’s acclaimed Williamson County Community Chorus.
GraceWorks is celebrating its quarter-century of service and thanking its thousands of supporters with four special events in 2020.
Many people vow that THIS is the year that they will finally get their book written. They have been repeating the vow since the late ’80s, but this year is different. And what will make this year different? Well, because our aspiring author…
Who knew, as Donald Trump begins the last year of his first term as president, he would be facing impeachment proceedings?
For January the Friends of the Brentwood Library are showing the work of two artists— paintings by Elizabeth Worrell Braswell and sculptures by Jerry Dillard.
Love the Dress, an organization that provides affordable prom dresses to students, is currently accepting donations of new or gently used formal dresses and accessories.
Turn right now to the obituary section of Williamson Home Page or your local newspaper and if you don’t see your photo and obituary there then I have a message for you. Here is the message: The coming year is one of profound opportunity and thus great responsibility.
The Church at Nolensville, a regional campus of Brentwood Baptist Church, will host a grand opening at its new, permanent location on Sunday, Jan. 5.
The holidays are winding down and it is time to start packing up the decorations, getting back into a more normal daily routine and looking forward to a new year filled with new possibilities. Many have been in a holiday frame of mind since early November and have "decked the halls" both ins…
There are plenty of options for ringing in the new year and the new decade on Dec. 31, especially if you choose to head to Nashville.
Spring Hill continued an upward growth trajectory in 2019, bringing with it many notable changes and accomplishments. Here’s a look at some of the many City of Spring Hill highlights in 2019.
On Oct. 5 dozens of photographers descended on Nolensville as part of the 2019 Scott Kelby's WorldWide Photo Walk and have now produced a book and group exhibit to commemorate the outing.
The local South Williamson-Maury County chapter of 100 Who Care handed out its first ever donation to the Midsouth Youth Theatre & Arts on Dec. 19, according to a release.
The Heritage at Brentwood resident Don Russell was a 27-year-old, junior engineer when B.F. Goodrich sent him to “a little dinky” west Texas town to help with its annual high-speed tire-testing assignment. Each year, the company rented a few rooms in Marfa, Texas’ only hotel for its engineers to call home during the two-month testing period.
I get an annoying family brag letter every Christmas from a friend. I want to just toss it in the trash without opening the envelope. But I’m afraid I need to be able to comment on at least something from it when I see her.
One hundred fifty-five years ago, Dec. 17, 1864, an overlooked yet tragic day in Williamson County passed into history, mostly obscured by other events of the time. When the remnants of Confederate General John Hood’s Army of Tennessee headed south after their defeat at Nashville on Dec. 15t…
The host of a local morning radio show last week asked listeners to call and give their opinions as to what this decade, that is coming to an end, will be remembered for.
Studio Tenn is presenting “Christmas with Patrick Thomas,” featuring performances from the acclaimed singer, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 17-18, at 7 p.m. each day.
High Hopes Development Center recently dedicated an occupational therapy room on its campus to Elliott Grace (Ellie G) Castro with funds raised after her unexpected death in September.
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 35th annual Dickens of a Christmas presented by First Citizens National Bank will have an abundance of entertainment and activities for the entire family.
Hearts 2 Honduras, a Franklin-based nonprofit organization, recently held a fundraising breakfast to benefit its efforts to fund a program that focuses on educating children with Down syndrome as well as raise money for the for a 15-passenger van to transport students to and from school, and…
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will host a variety of family friendly entertainment in the coming weeks at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave., located off of Columbia Avenue just south of historic downtown Franklin.
The children of High Hopes Development Center participated in the annual High Ho HoHopes Christmas Market Friday from 8:30-12:30 in the High Hopes multipurpose room. During the event, children had the opportunity to “shop” for gifts to give their family, and Santa was on hand for photos. Vol…
At my stage of life, with plenty of Christmases behind me, Christmas evokes memories, whether they are of my childhood or the childhoods of my children.
Early Saturday morning, around a dozen Spring Hill residents gathered at the Well Outreach food pantry on Main Street, all sharing one thing in common: everyone was dressed as Mr. or Mrs. Clause, save for one Grinch draped in green.
The luxury inn, spa and cottages may only now be under construction at Southall just outside of Franklin, but the agricultural and culinary operation behind it have been maturing for years.
What do we really know about ALICE? ALICE works, hard, but she is barely surviving. ALICE hasn’t had a raise in five years, but her household budget has increased by over 30% in that time.
Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state under former President George W. Bush, said “There’s no greater challenge and there is no greater honor than to be in public service.”
This column is dedicated to folks with an ex-spouse, ex-boyfriend or girlfriend, current and/or former co-worker, or a boss they are struggling to forgive. The title and the following “lyrics” represent a slight shift (approximately 180 degrees) from Lee Ann Womack’s "I Hope You Dance." I ac…
After he was pulled as the grand marshal of Nashville's Christmas Parade in 2018, Leiper's Fork's has asked Kid Rock to be its grand marshal this year.