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Food Trucks to line Bicentennial Park for Eat the Street fundraiser

Food Trucks to line Bicentennial Park for Eat the Street fundraiser

Herald Reports Eat the Street, Franklin’s food truck-themed fundraiser benefiting the 21st Drug Court, returns for its fifth run on Friday, May 6. The annual event, which is expected to draw an estimated 10,000 people to Franklin’s Bicentennial Park, will feature an eclectic mix of 42 food vendors offering a wide-range of delectable eats and treats sure […]

Franklin Reining Classic slated for Saturday at Tractor Supply Co. Arena

Franklin Reining Classic slated for Saturday at Tractor Supply Co. Arena

Herald Reports Some of the area’s best reining horses will be at the Tractor Supply Co. Arena Saturday, April 30, as part of the Franklin Reining Classic, a fun show designed to offer a non-sanctioned competition in advance of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) circuit this year. The Franklin Reining Classic is presented by […]

Vintage Base Ball knocks it out of the park bringing together history, community

Vintage Base Ball knocks it out of the park bringing together history, community

By Jodi Rall for the Williamson Herald The jewel of Brentwood, Ravenswood Mansion at Marcella Vivrette Smith Park, was open on Sunday, April 24 to the community for tours. Lines began forming before the mansion opened at 2 p.m. as community members gathered anxious to peek inside the restored home. Members of the Historical Commission, […]

Hammers & High Heels builds support for Habitat for Humanity

Hammers & High Heels builds support for Habitat for Humanity

By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor Habitat for Humanity Williamson–Maury County held its recent fundraiser Hammers & High Heels for its Women Build program last weekend drawing about 300 people for the cause. Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build empowers women to take the hammer and take the lead to help lower-income families in their own […]

Women of Williamson hosting Stables & Silks Kentucky Derby party

Women of Williamson hosting Stables & Silks Kentucky Derby party

Herald reports Horse lovers, racing fans and bourbon afficionados will want to mark their calendars for Stables & Silks, Williamson County’s premier Kentucky Derby party, on Saturday, May 7, at Westhaven Golf Club. Hosted by Women of Williamson, the event promises to be a great time at the Derby-themed party benefiting scholarships for deserving Williamson […]

Local man commits to life of helping others after a talk with God, surviving leukemia

Local man commits to life of helping others after a talk with God, surviving leukemia

Herald Reports When the Darrell Waltrip Automotive Group kicked off their Hometown Heroes campaign they knew there were many deserving people and unsung heroes in the communities of Middle Tennessee. What they didn’t anticipate was the stories that would come from those making the nominations, specifically the story of Earl Hensel. “We’ve tried with our […]

Rodeo returns to Franklin as fundraiser, celebration of county’s ag background

Rodeo returns to Franklin as fundraiser, celebration of county’s ag background

Herald Reports In mid-May, there’s always a clatter of horses’ hooves as they gallop into Williamson County. And this year is no different. On May 19-20-21, the horses and bulls, cowboys and cowgirls will gather at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center for the 67th annual Franklin Rodeo. Several hundred cowboys and cowgirls congregate to compete […]

Ovies, Romanko named Leadership Franklin 2016 scholarship recipients

Ovies, Romanko named Leadership Franklin 2016 scholarship recipients

Herald Reports Leadership Franklin recently announced its 2016 scholarship recipients, Madison Ovies and Valerie Romanko, during the organization’s 20th anniversary celebration on April 7. Ovies is a May 2013 Franklin High School graduate and a current student at West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) in Buckhannon, W. Va. A Girl Scout, she co-founded her alma mater’s […]

Brentwood High School students pick up awards at MTSU Film Festival competition

Brentwood High School students pick up awards at MTSU Film Festival competition

Herald Reports For the third straight year, Brentwood High TV & Film students brought home more Blue Spark awards from the Middle Tennessee State University Film Festival than any school in Tennessee. The first Blue Spark Award went to the BHS news team for Newscast Compilation after competition got underway on Saturday, April 9. The […]

Brentwood green space group makes plans for annual ‘A Walk in the Park’ event

Brentwood green space group makes plans for annual ‘A Walk in the Park’ event

Herald Reports The Citizens for Brentwood Green Space (CBGS) announced recently the approval from the City of Brentwood’s Parks Board to begin planning efforts for their second annual ‘A Walk in the Park’ event benefiting Marcella Vivrette Smith Park. The event will be on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. We are excited about the possibility […]

Chris Nielsen of State Farm helping feed the hungry

Chris Nielsen of State Farm helping feed the hungry

Herald Reports Chris Nielsen, a State Farm insurance agent, recently announced his office, located at 5332 Main Street in Spring Hill will be hosting a food drive for The Well, a local food pantry that serves the Spring Hill community. The food drive will take place from April 15 to May 31. “We would love […]

Franklin Art Scene continues anniversary celebrations through April

Franklin Art Scene continues anniversary celebrations through April

Herald Reports The Franklin Art Scene is continuing its fifth anniversary celebration on Friday, April 1, by educating participants on Williamson County art and culture with a “Trivial Pursuit: Artist Edition” quiz and prize drawing, as well as featuring a wide range of local artisans at new locations. Coordinated by the Downtown Franklin Association, the free event […]

High School Rodeo takes place this weekend at Ag Center

High School Rodeo takes place this weekend at Ag Center

Herald Reports It’s Rodeo Weekend at the Williamson County Ag Center as the younger set gathers to rope, buck and barrel race at the first-ever Tennessee High School Rodeo in Franklin, presented by the Williamson County High School Rodeo Association. The two-day rodeo begins Saturday, April 2, at 7 p.m. with opening ceremonies, including a Grand Entry […]

Tennessee Agricultural Museum hosts book fair in Brentwood

Tennessee Agricultural Museum hosts book fair in Brentwood

Herald Reports The Tennessee Agricultural Museum invites all ages to attend an upcoming book fair fundraiser at the Barnes and Noble book store, located at 1701 Mallory Lane in Brentwood, on April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visual and hands-on events will be happening all afternoon. Museum staff and volunteers will be on […]

Hard Bargain celebrates accomplishments

Hard Bargain celebrates accomplishments

By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor At the Hard Bargain Association Annual Celebration Dinner Tuesday, Executive Director Brant Bousquet updated the audience of over 230 attendees about the nonprofit’s recent accomplishments in the area of affordable housing in Franklin. Since 2004, the association has built eight homes in the Hard Bargain historic area and was […]