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.
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…
Anyone stopping by here over the past eight years knows I have a fun obsession with the English language, a big part of which centers around so-called buzz words.
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.
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?
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 Goodwill Career Solutions Center in Nashville will host a job fair on Tuesday with employers hoping to fill 400 jobs in Middle Tennessee.
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?
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…
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 Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department is always accepting donations, but with the arrival of the department's first ladder truck, an anonymous donor has offered to match donations up to $60,000 specifically for the ladder truck.
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.
The Nolensville High School Choir partnered with several local restaurants for Restaurant Night and Caroling which saw the choir sing to diners while a portion of the restaurant’s proceeds were donated to the choir.
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.
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 Nolensville High School Choir will be caroling in the Nolensville Town Center on Thursday as part of an event where restaurants will donate a portion of proceeds to the NHS choir.
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.
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…
Columnist’s note: It was a great Thanksgiving holiday, with lots of good food and family, but writing a column didn’t make it into the mix of activities. Accordingly, I’m re-running a piece from two years ago that ran the Monday after Thanksgiving. See you back here next week.
The Merry and Bright and Holiday Lights event saw hundreds of Nolensville residents celebrate the holidays throughout town on Sunday afternoon ending with the town Christmas tree lighting at town hall.
We want to know what readers think makes them so Brentwood or Franklin or Nolensville or Spring Hill… and we know their answers will amuse us as they educate us more on what makes us… so Williamson County!