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Heritage Ball tasting sneak peek reveals a meal that won’t disappoint guests

Heritage Ball tasting sneak peek reveals a meal that won’t disappoint guests

By Cassie Jones • For the Herald If you are planning to attend the 2016 Heritage Ball in September, you are in for a real culinary treat.  The longest running black-tie event in Franklin, the Heritage Ball is celebrating its 43rd year in Williamson County. The 2016 Heritage Ball chairs, Mayor Ken and Linda Moore, […]

Commentary: The nest is lighter on Father’s Day

Commentary: The nest is lighter on Father’s Day

By Jodi Rall • Columnist There once was a little boy with curly hair and a sweet little lisp that made him all the more adorable. His mother couldn’t imagine a day when this boy would not be under her feet. As the boy grew into teen years he kept his parents on their knees […]

Carnton Plantation hosts Vintage Base Ball

Carnton Plantation hosts Vintage Base Ball

Herald Reports The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball has announced the summer schedule, with games to be played on July 24 and Aug. 21at noon. The season culminates in a final tournament from Sept. 10 – 11 where eleven teams from the state vie for the Sulpher Dell Cup. Carnton Plantation, managed by the […]

Harriet Beecher Stowe: A literary soldier recognized at pre-Juneteenth program

Harriet Beecher Stowe: A literary soldier recognized at pre-Juneteenth program

By Carole Robinson • Senior Staff Writer Kicking off Saturday’s Juneteenth celebration of freedom, the African American Heritage Society sponsored the one-woman play Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Literary Soldier at the Williamson County Public Library Tuesday evening. The 1853 era play, written and performed by Elizabeth Davidson portrays Stowe confronting an angry Preacher Joel Parker […]

Second wave of artists added to Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival line-up

Second wave of artists added to Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival line-up

By Cassie Jones • For the Herald Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival organizers announced Wednesday the second wave of musical artists, who will take the stages at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm this fall. The much-acclaimed lineup of performers include Daryl Hall and John Oates, Jason Isbell, Grace Potter, and back by popular demand straight […]

Blackberry Jam to feature long lineup of music for all ages

Blackberry Jam to feature long lineup of music for all ages

Herald Reports Renaissance roots music man and slide guitar master Colin Linden will headline the 2016 Blackberry Jam Festival in Franklin on Saturday, June 25, on Franklin’s Boyd Mill Farm. A member of the highly successful trio Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Linden is a singer and songwriter, an in-demand and prolific record producer, musical […]

Annual Sunset Concert Series gets underway soon at Carnton Plantation

Annual Sunset Concert Series gets underway soon at Carnton Plantation

Herald Reports The Battle of Franklin Trust has announced the dates and lineup for its annual Sunset Concert Series, a family-friendly, summer tradition providing monthly outdoor concerts on the east lawn of Carnton Plantation. This year’s schedule includes a variety of musical styles. Zippy’s Clutch (early rock ‘n’ roll) will perform on Sunday, June 26; […]

Story of Arthur MacArthur topic of June’s Civil War Round Table

Story of Arthur MacArthur topic of June’s Civil War Round Table

Herald Reports The executive director of the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Va., will be the featured speaker at the next Franklin Civil War Round Table at the Carnton Plantation’s Fleming Center on Sunday, June 12, at 3 p.m. Chris Kolakowski, an author and historian who received his BA in history and mass communications […]

Nominations underway for Franklin Tomorrow’s top volunteers

Nominations underway for Franklin Tomorrow’s top volunteers

Herald Reports The call for nominations for the 10th annual Franklin Tomorrow Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards has gone out, according to FranklinTomorrow Board President Tim Murphy. The awards will be presented Aug. 17 during an event open to the public at the Franklin Theatre. “Through these awards, Franklin Tomorrow hopes to show what can happen […]

Historic Franklin Masonic Hall to hold a Civil War trails marker dedication

Historic Franklin Masonic Hall to hold a Civil War trails marker dedication

Herald Reports The historic Franklin Masonic Hall will hold a special Civil War Trails marker dedication on Friday, June 10, at 10 a.m. at its building on Second Avenue South in downtown Franklin. The public is invited to attend the dedication. Following the dedication, community leaders, preservationists and partners will hold a special ribbon cutting […]

Bethlehem UMC to host 42nd Fish Fry with food, music and fun

Bethlehem UMC to host 42nd Fish Fry with food, music and fun

Herald Reports Bluegrass and swing band music, fresh farm-raised catfish and free children’s game area are all part of the Grassland community’s largest annual event, the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Fish Fry, on Friday, July 15, on the shaded church grounds at 2419 Bethlehem Loop Road in Franklin off Hillsboro Road. In its 42nd year, BUMC […]

Williamson County Parks and Recreation opens registration for Rhythm & Spirit dance, Tumbling, and Cheer programs

Williamson County Parks and Recreation opens registration for Rhythm & Spirit dance, Tumbling, and Cheer programs

Herald Reports Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is pleased to announce on-line registration for the Rhythm & Spirit 2016-2017 dance, tumbling and cheer program. Classes begin in August at four locations: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.; Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, […]

Summer Season passes on sale at Williamson County Parks and Recreation

Summer Season passes on sale at Williamson County Parks and Recreation

Herald Reports Summer season passes, including outdoor pool use, are now on sale at the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department. Summer season passes provide individuals and families access to outdoor pools, indoor amenity use and access to group fitness, Aqua Fitness and indoor cycling classes at the Franklin Recreation Complex, the Fairview Recreation Complex, […]

Franklin Art Scene invites guests to ‘travel’ around downtown in June

Franklin Art Scene invites guests to ‘travel’ around downtown in June

Herald Reports The Franklin Art Scene – the monthly art crawl showcasing local artisans in Williamson County – is offering patrons a taste of the travel experience on Friday, June 3, from 6-9 p.m. Coordinated by the Downtown Franklin Association (DFA), guests of the free community event will receive a special Art Scene passport to […]

County’s GOP to host youth leadership workshop on Flag Day

County’s GOP to host youth leadership workshop on Flag Day

Herald Reports The Williamson County Republican Party will be hosting a free youth leadership workshop on Flag Day, June 14, in the Community Room at the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin. With less than a week from primaries across the country being complete, America is preparing for this summer’s national conventions for both major […]