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Puckett’s Gro. partners brewery to produce new ‘Puckett’s Brew’

Puckett’s Gro. partners brewery to produce new ‘Puckett’s Brew’

Herald Reports Puckett’s Gro. restaurants have a new beer offering produced at Nashville’s oldest craft brewery, Blackstone Brewing Company. The Helles style Lager will be featured as the “Puckett’s Brew” and is being distributed to the restaurants this week. It is the first lager that Blackstone has introduced to the market on this scale. Several […]

Local cowboys to compete at the Franklin Rodeo

Local cowboys to compete at the Franklin Rodeo

By Carole Robinson • Senior Staff Writer This year spectators at the Franklin Rodeo will enjoy seeing local cowboys in the arena roping and riding for prize money and points. Team ropers JC Burns from Arrington and Tom Bourne from Culleoka will compete in the calf roping event, and Page High School graduate Houston Herbert […]

Brentwood Academy seniors offered more than $8 Million in scholarships

Brentwood Academy seniors offered more than $8 Million in scholarships

Herald Reports The 117 members of Brentwood Academy’s class of 2016 have been offered more than $8 million in college scholarships, not including the Tennessee Hope Scholarship. The various scholarships are designated for leadership, academics, fine arts, forensics, and/or athletics. Several seniors have been awarded the top scholarships offered by their college of choice. Four […]

Council on Aging hosts 3rd annual Discover Franklin

Council on Aging hosts 3rd annual Discover Franklin

Herald Reports The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee will host its third annual class of Discover Franklin this June, offering a behind the scenes look at the Williamson County community. Registration for this interactive learning experience is now available. Discover Franklin is a unique and exciting learning experience for active adults, 55-plus, that enhances […]

Hot Air Balloon Festival illuminates Westhaven for Mercy Community Healthcare

Hot Air Balloon Festival illuminates Westhaven for Mercy Community Healthcare

By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor Five hot air balloons illuminated Westhaven at dusk during the Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival Saturday. The family-friendly event drew thousands to watch the colorful balloons inflate and illuminate the banks of the lake with its reflection aglow. Multiple food trucks such as CoCo’s Italian, Banh Mi & Roll […]

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 […]

Downtown Franklin reaches quarterfinals in national contest

Downtown Franklin reaches quarterfinals in national contest

2016 Independent We Stand “America’s Main Streets” contest voting still open. Herald Reports The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, announced the quarterfinalists for the 2016 Independent We Stand “America’s Main Streets” contest and Downtown Franklin was included. Independent We Stand invites the public to vote for their favorite quarterfinalist and move a deserving […]

O’More Show House underway, modeling style and innovative ideas

O’More Show House underway, modeling style and innovative ideas

By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor The O’More Show House opened its stylish doors to the public Thursday, revealing a mix of the latest trends in interior design, including cool color palettes, especially shades of blue and peachy tones, as well as bold color patterns and an eclectic mix of textures. It runs through May […]

Nolensville Police officer receives Purple Heart

Nolensville Police officer receives Purple Heart

By Carole Robinson • Senior Staff Writer Nolensville Police officer David Hazlett was awarded the Purple Star and the Distinguished Service Award Thursday, May 5, during a Nolensville Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting. The Purple Heart was for injuries he sustained during a welfare check. Hazlett was presented with Distinguished Service Award, the department’s […]

Steak & Burger Dinner honors Boys & Girls Club members and supporters

Steak & Burger Dinner honors Boys & Girls Club members and supporters

By Carole Robinson • Senior Staff Writer One of Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee’s oldest traditions, the 27th annual Steak & Burger Dinner, once again provided members of the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin & Williamson County a chance to shine and enjoy a steak. Since the evening celebrates the youth, it […]

Franklin Strawberry Festival kicks off Farmers Market season ‘with a bang’

Franklin Strawberry Festival kicks off Farmers Market season ‘with a bang’

Herald Reports The Franklin Farmers Market will host its sixth annual Franklin Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 14, beginning at 8 a.m., hosted by market sponsor Ford Lincoln of Franklin. Farmers will vie for the best tasting strawberry in the popular taste test judged by local celebrity judges, and children will have many free activities […]

Dressage show at Tractor Supply Co. Arena at Harlinsdale to feature equestrian athletes

Dressage show at Tractor Supply Co. Arena at Harlinsdale to feature equestrian athletes

Herald Reports A popular equestrian pursuit rooted in European history and the modern Olympic games will be on display at the Tractor Supply Co. Arena at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Central Tennessee Dressage Association (CTDA) will be hosting a schooling show, a sanctioned event held […]

Franktown students complete tech class, awarded computers

Franktown students complete tech class, awarded computers

By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor Nine students with Franktown Open Hearts nonprofit received a desktop computer as a reward for completing a technology class, preparing them with office and presentation skills. Led by local small business owners Steve and Michelle Burgess, Franklin residents, of Nashville-based Guidant Partners, the 9-week computer class was offered to […]

Watch a rare daytime astronomical event at Dyer Observatory May 9

Watch a rare daytime astronomical event at Dyer Observatory May 9

Herald Reports You won’t have to stay up all night to take in a rare astronomical event if you go to Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory the morning of Monday, May 9. Visitors will have the unusual opportunity to safely view the planet Mercury transit directly across the face of the sun through Dyer Observatory’s solar telescopes, which will […]

Williamson County Schools recognizes high school graduates entering military

Williamson County Schools recognizes high school graduates entering military

By Susannah Marley • Staff Writer Williamson County Schools honored students entering the military after graduation in a ceremony on May 4. Superintendent Mike Looney commended these students for their dedication to serving their country. As a retired Marine, Looney told the future service members, “Our country exists because of people like you.” “All that […]