“I think my dog is the greatest dog that ever walked the face of this planet,” Brett Spivy said. “And the more I talk about him, the more he stays alive with me. … He led me through some dark times and he led me to and through so many great times.”
Senior living expert Brad Breeding will lead a Feb. 25 seminar hosted by The Heritage at Brentwood to help individuals and couples answer the financial, healthcare and lifestyle questions that will help them make sense of their retirement living options.
A range of topics will be covered as the Battle of Franklin Trust gets set to host its first lecture series discussion of 2020 on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Fleming Center at Carnton in Franklin.
Elizabeth Laub and Lexis Khetsavanh are local volunteers with a passion for helping others. Every week they spend hours working with clients through United Way’s various volunteer programs, tutoring kids after school, working on their reading skills and assisting low-to-moderate income famil…
More than 200 people gathered at Brentwood United Methodist Church on Saturday for the church’s Faith Forum: Conversations on Race, which aimed to have serious conversations on the role of faith in tackling racism in both the Middle Tennessee and the county as a whole.
Participants at Monday morning’s FrankTalks lecture at the Williamson County Enrichment Center presented some rather sobering facts about the health and wellbeing of Tennesseans and, particularly, residents of Williamson County.
The Williamson County Fair picked up a number of awards from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions and the Tennessee Association of Fairs.
When Laura Hood participates in her first Franklin Art Scene Friday night at Franklin First United Methodist Church’s historic sanctuary on Fifth Avenue, she’ll be fueling a couple of her passions.
On Sunday residents throughout Middle Tennessee looked out their windows and stepped out of their houses to gaze up at a strange yellow orb in the sky. Some people called it “the sun.” It was surrounded by an unfamiliar color. A few Tennessee natives recognized it and said it was “blue.”
Whether you're visiting Elements Therapeutic Massage for the first time, or are a regular monthly member, it's important to know how you can get the most out of your massage each time. Not only will it help to enhance your session, but it will also help you feel better after. If you aren't s…
This will be the last column on this subject, unless the unlikely (and miraculous) happens and President Trump is removed from office. In that case, I’ll be eating crow as never before, and I’ll have an obligation to revisit this topic expansively
The 2020 Yule Ball took over the John P. Holt Brentwood Library on Saturday night for a night of magic, robes and fundraising of $1,200 for Gentry’s Educational Foundation.
In 2020, the words "fake news" are used often and with little regard for a distinction between news that is truly not real and news that a reader just doesn't like or want to hear.
The Battle of Franklin Trust recently uncovered new information about Tod Carter’s escape from imprisonment and how he made his way back to the Army of Tennessee.
Hard Bargain Association, a Franklin nonprofit that has been building homes for low- and moderate-income families and offering other services in the historic African American neighborhood, has hired a new executive director effective this week.
The Movie Gang has found a new home after deciding to sever its partnership with the Franklin Theatre.
Between 2017 and 2019, more than 200 infants were illegally abandoned in the United States. One group fighting to see that number eventually reach zero is Safe Haven Baby Boxes, an Indiana based nonprofit organization. There are currently 30 Safe Haven Baby Boxes spread across four states: I…
Unless you’ve been living under a pile of cashews you’ve likely heard the news that Mr. Peanut is no longer with us. Sacrificing himself to save his companions, Mr. Peanut fell to his death in this commercial that was going to be aired prior to kick-off during the Super Bowl pregame show.
After going missing for 517 days, Hamster, a Franklin family's treasured cat has been reunited with his family thanks to a Franklin police officer and the Nashville-based Skippy Lou's Lost and Found Pets Facebook group.
Friends of Franklin Parks, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the city’s public park system with private community resources, has added new members to its board of directors.
South 40 in Franklin will be offering Valentine’s Day photo sets for novice or professional photographers looking for a special photography venue to create personalized photos.
A number of senators, including our own Marsha Blackburn, have been spied reading books (Blackburn), sleeping or passing notes during the proceedings. Why?
After the November 1864 Battle of Franklin had ended, several federal commanders including Gens. John Schofield, David Stanley, Jacob Cox and Emerson Opdycke claimed credit for their “victory.”
The Church of the Good Shepherd in Brentwood announced that they are parting ways with the YMCA preschool program that has operated out of the church’s facility after 20 years, permanently closing the preschool and displacing the planned child-care for the families of 72 children who are enr…
Southall, a Franklin operation considered one of Tennessee’s most innovative and sustainable farms, will unveil its extensive grounds along with a luxury inn, spa and cottages in 2021. But its apiary and its 2.5 million bees are already being recognized as a key player in the larger agricult…
Coming off two World Series appearances in the past three seasons, including the championship in 2017, the Houston Astros are being severely disciplined for stealing their opponents’ pitching signals. The purpose and benefit of intercepting and rightly interpreting the signals between an opp…