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Therapeutic recreation programs with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation schedule

Therapeutic recreation programs with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation schedule

The Therapeutic Recreation programs offered by Williamson County Parks and Recreation provide year-round leisure activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Therapeutic programs are led by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who assist people with disabilities to develop skills and knowledge for daily living and community involvement. Recreation Specialists conduct monthly ongoing programs at three locations: the Franklin […]

A Walk in the Park scheduled for Oct. 30, to benefit Marcella Vivrette Smith Park

A Walk in the Park scheduled for Oct. 30, to benefit Marcella Vivrette Smith Park

Herald Reports Registration is now open for the second annual A Walk in the Park event taking place on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 1-5 p.m. at Marcella Vivrette Smith Park on Wilson Pike in Brentwood. H. G. Hill Realty Company repeats as the title sponsor for this event presented by the Citizens for Brentwood Green […]

FSSD schools partner with NFL, Titans to promote wellness

FSSD schools partner with NFL, Titans to promote wellness

In 2007, the Franklin Special School District began a relationship with the Tennessee Titans through the NFL Play 60 program, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of America’s youngsters by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day. The schools and its students have been […]

O’More College of Design to mount first exhibition ever of art by the late Tom Seigenthaler

O’More College of Design to mount first exhibition ever of art by the late Tom Seigenthaler

Herald Reports O’More College of Design announced Friday the upcoming opening of “The Character of a Man,” an exhibition that for the first time showcases art created over the course of 40 years and in a vast array of media by the late Thomas P. Seigenthaler. A Nashville native who was a well-known civic leader […]

5th Anniversary Art Scene to provide interactive art, array of talent

5th Anniversary Art Scene to provide interactive art, array of talent

Herald Reports The Franklin Art Scene will celebrate its fifth anniversary on Friday, Sept. 2, by offering attendees the opportunity to participate in a large paint by number exhibit, in addition to showcasing an array of talented artists — working with mediums ranging from watercolor to glass — at participating downtown locations. “We’re thrilled to […]

JLB, a Local Web Design and Marketing Firm – One of Nashville’s Fastest Growing Small Businesses

JLB, a Local Web Design and Marketing Firm – One of Nashville’s Fastest Growing Small Businesses

JLB – One of Nashville’s Fastest Growing Small Businesses Brentwood, TN (July 1, 2016) – JLB, a Web Design and Internet Marketing Firm, establishes itself as one of Nashville’s fast growing small businesses in Middle Tennessee with an average growth of more than 50% annually over the last three years.  Fueling new jobs and solutions […]

Heritage Foundation unveils auction items for 43rd Heritage Ball

Heritage Foundation unveils auction items for 43rd Heritage Ball

Herald Reports The Heritage Foundation has announced the initial list of silent auction items for the 43rd annual Heritage Ball event on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. The auction will opened Thursday afternoon for registration, and guests can browse the one-of-a-kind items that will be on display at this year’s black tie […]

Great Americana BBQ Festival: Presenting friendly, and tasty, competition

Great Americana BBQ Festival: Presenting friendly, and tasty, competition

By John McBryde for the Williamson Herald It’s considered a competition, but for many teams squaring off against each other in Saturday’s Great Americana BBQ Festival at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, the event also presents an ideal opportunity for just getting together with other barbecue enthusiasts. Call it bonding over Boston butts. […]

Local breast cancer survivors take to the runway for Maryland Farms YMCA’s celebratory fashion show

Local breast cancer survivors take to the runway for Maryland Farms YMCA’s celebratory fashion show

Grammy and CMA award winning country music artist Trisha Yearwood is sharing her time and talent to support breast cancer survivors finding strength and courage after treatment through the YMCA’s After Breast Cancer program. Yearwood will emcee the YMCA’s annual Gary Force Acura Heroes in Heels Fashion Show benefiting the Y’s Annual Giving Campaign, which makes […]

Carnival-style CrossFit competition will raise money for High Hopes Development Center

Carnival-style CrossFit competition will raise money for High Hopes Development Center

Herald Reports CrossFit Cool Springs will be bustling Saturday morning as families from across Middle Tennessee gather to enjoy a morning of fitness and fundraising for a wonderful cause. The High Reps for High Hopes event, sponsored jointly by Resilient Health & Performance and CrossFit Cool Springs, will raise money for High Hopes Development Center, […]

Blood parasite found in Middle Tennessee horses

Blood parasite found in Middle Tennessee horses

Herald Reports The state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) in a group of racing Quarter Horses in Tennessee. EP is a blood parasite that affects equines. Although it can be transmitted through infected ticks, today it is more commonly spread by blood and blood products through the sharing of needles, […]

Friends of Fairview Library used book sale coming Aug. 25-27

Friends of Fairview Library used book sale coming Aug. 25-27

Herald Reports Bargains will overflow at the hugely popular Friends of Fairview Library semi-annual used book sale. The book sale will be held at a new time this year – Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25-26, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Fairview Recreation […]

Williamson County Fair continues – weather or not

Williamson County Fair continues – weather or not

The Williamson County Fair, Barnyard Mardi Gras, is happening until Saturday. Despite the unpredictable August weather, there are still plenty of fun and educational activities, entertainment and exhibits inside and outside. The comfortable temperatures brought visitors flowing into the 12th annual fair making Friday, by early estimates, the third largest opening day. Grand Opening entertainment […]

Jokers & Jackpots deals out the cards under the Big Top

Jokers & Jackpots deals out the cards under the Big Top

By Carole Robinson • Senior Staff Writer The 17th annual Jokers & Jackpots goes under the Big Top with performing circus characters compliments of Expression City. A juggler, a stilt walker, a cyr wheel walker, a contortionist and a magician will interact with seersucker-clad, casino night guests and gamblers. Who knows, they may bring some […]

Eighth annual Bowlability event raises funds for Brightstone

Eighth annual Bowlability event raises funds for Brightstone

By Susannah Marley • Staff Writer BrightStone’s Bowlability event was a lucky strike. Bowlers filled the lanes of Franklin Family Entertainment Center for the two-night event, raising more than $62,000 for BrightStone, a Franklin-based organization that provides services and enrichment for adults with special needs. “It’s a great blessing to live in a community willing […]