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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 […]

Kids Art Festival to be held at Franklin’s Pinkerton Park Saturday

Kids Art Festival to be held at Franklin’s Pinkerton Park Saturday

Herald Reports The City of Franklin Parks and the Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission are hosting the second annual Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Pinkerton Park in Franklin. All Tennessee kindergarten through 12th grade artists are invited to display their original pieces in the juried […]

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 […]