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Spring Hill community comes together to support law enforcement officers

Spring Hill community comes together to support law enforcement officers

By Angie Mayes • For the Herald In light of last week’s shootings of five Dallas police officers, the Spring Hill community has come together to show support for members of the Spring Hill Police Department (SHPD). Many businesses and individuals have posted on the Facebook page called “I Heart Spring Hill,” offering free meals, […]

Clairborne & Hughes to hold grand opening for new sub-acute center

Clairborne & Hughes to hold grand opening for new sub-acute center

Claiborne & Hughes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin will hold a grand opening and celebration for its new sub-acute center Thursday, July 21, from 4-7 p.m. at its facility on Strahl Street. The public is invited to attend. Tours of the facility will be offered, as well as live classical music and light refreshments. […]

Happenings at the local library

Happenings at the local library

Williamson County Public Library Phone 615-794-3105 Delicious & Nutritious Summer Recipes:  2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13.  Do you like to cook or have a vegetable garden that is producing a bumper crop?  Join Patsy Watkins from UT/TSU Extension Services as she shares great recipes for using summer’s bounty. Yes We Have Chess!  The Library now […]

Battle of Franklin Trust to host 6th annual Bootlegger’s Bash

Battle of Franklin Trust to host 6th annual Bootlegger’s Bash

Herald Reports The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the sixth annual Bootlegger’s Bash on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. at Carnton Plantation. Guests will celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging with a casual evening featuring local whiskey, a delicious Southern supper and live entertainment. All proceeds from this ticketed event will be […]

July’s FrankTalks has area youngsters interacting with Discover Center wonders

July’s FrankTalks has area youngsters interacting with Discover Center wonders

By John McBryde • For the Herald While previous FrankTalks monthly programs have focused on topics such as distracted driving, mass transit and various projects the city of Franklin has undertaken, July’s had more to do with chinchillas, snakes and – brace yourselves – hissing cockroaches. Now in its second year as a lecture series […]

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 […]