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People garden for all kinds of reasons: for business, for pleasure, for therapy, for food, for entertainment. We caught up with several people who were gardening at home in 2020 — growing a collection of plants, starting a new community plot, building a little something for the bees and bird…

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Like many people during 2020, Kelley Weninger spent her time updating her home. And like many people throughout history, she first started with a general contractor who wasn’t exactly doing what she wanted.

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So much has changed in Brentwood, a once-quiet ‘burb that celebrated its 50th birthday in 2019. It’s easy to forget the “then” when there’s so much more “now” to enjoy and anticipate. 

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Let’s get something straight from the start: I am not a girly girl. And though I wanted a daughter, I firmly believe God knew what he was doing when he gave me two boys.

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Provided below are the links to the online stories of the Home Page Guide to Williamson County. Publisher Letter: Celebrating change and honoring milestones Brentwood puts the finishing touches on 50 years of careful residential growth  What you need to know about Brentwood government and services  Fairview also is celebrating a milestone anniversary this year  …

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Dear Home Page readers, I have always loved birthdays – especially mine. Maybe it is the celebrating with family or maybe it is the opportunity to recognize a milestone. So I’m ready for a big old party – happy decade birthday to Brentwood Home Page! It’s been ten years since Susan Leathers and I became …

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By SUSAN LEATHERS As the City of Brentwood celebrates its 50th birthday, it’s fitting that we go back to the beginning to understand the city’s cautiously undertaken but almost unimaginable transformation from a sleepy little suburb to a vibrant, very deliberately and carefully planned destination. After decades of nurturing a community that emphasizes and cherishes its residential …

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City of Brentwood 5211 Maryland Way Brentwood, TN 37027 (615) 371-0060; www.brentwood-tn.gov History The City of Brentwood was incorporated on April 15, 1969, but its history goes back much farther. The first known residents of Brentwood were prehistoric Native Americans from the Mississippian-period who built mounds with ceremonial buildings. Such early villages have been found in the …

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By SUSAN T. LEATHERS Debby Rainey has called Metro Fairview home for more than 40 years. Never heard of “Metro Fairview”? Then you obviously don’t know Debby, a first-term City of Fairview commissioner. “When they started calling Nashville ‘Metro Nashville,’ I decided Fairview should be a ‘Metro’ too,” Rainey says, and the moniker stuck. At least for …

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City of Fairview 7100 City Center Way Fairview, TN 37062 (615) 799-2484; www.fairview-tn.org The City of Fairview is officially just 60 years old, but its history started long before. The area was first inhabited by Native Americans who traveled the ancient Natchez Trace trail which runs just a few miles from city’s heart. Due to …

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By SUSAN LEATHERS Historic Franklin has achieved what many small towns across the South only aspire to. The city’s original commercial and residential district, first platted in 1800, has survived war, segregation, urban renewal and economic ups and downs, and is perhaps more popular and beloved than ever. It’s charming. It’s walkable. And there’s nary …