Therapist Stacy Jagger Offers a Break from Technology in New Book

Williamson County resident and marriage and family therapist Stacy Jagger has penned a new book about getting your kids off their phones. Due to spending excessive amounts of time in front of screens, countless children are experiencing depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, hyperactivity—things that threaten to steal the memories and experiences of a happy, joy-filled childhood. In 30 Day Blackout, Stacy shares how she has helped hundreds of families turn off technology and turn on meaningful relationships. The ebook and paperback versions can be found on Amazon.


Total Wellness is the Theme at Dr. Jill Fichtel’s Transformative Dermatology

Dr. Jill Fichtel, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist who earlier this year, to further honor a commitment to help her patients achieve total wellness and well-being, expanded her practice and opened Transformative Dermatology. She now offers a full complement of medical and aesthetic treatments to heal and rejuvenate the skin, hair, face and body. Dr. Fichtel brings 15 years of experience to the practice of dermatology, elevating it into a transformative journey that helps patients feel better, look better, love better and live better.

Additionally, drawing on her passion for skincare, Dr. Fichtel has formulated an amazing, highly effective, non-irritating line of skin care products, Jilluxe. All products are made in the USA and are fragrance-free—and no products are ever tested on animals.

Transformative Dermatology is located at 1909 Mallory Lane.

Davis House Announces R.A. Dickey to Speak at Button Ball

Davis House Child Advocacy Center is pleased to announce former Major League Baseball pitcher and 2012 National League Cy Young Award winner, MBA and UT Alumnus R.A. Dickey will be the special guest speaker at its annual Button Ball gala to be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at The Factory at Franklin in Liberty Hall. The black-tie-optional gala draws more than 350 attendees and raises funds for the services and programs Davis House provides to children facing sexual or severe physical abuse and their families.

Tony’s Eat & Drink Opens in Cool Springs

Tony’s is a new restaurant and bar that opened last month in Cool Springs. Owner Tony Urbanek is really keeping it local, as he’s a Brentwood High School graduate and Franklin resident. Tony’s is a place the entire family can enjoy with arcade games, TVs and even desserts like fried Oreos and Twinkies. The new hot spot is located at 1000 Meridian Blvd.

Fork of the South Opens in Factory

Stefanie and Steve Gorman have opened Fork of the South, a Southern-inspired gift store in the Factory, located in the Makers Market. The store opened back in late August and carries items from more than 35 makers and artisans, including everything from local Franklin and seasonal, gift and jewelry, beauty, candles and matches, kitchen and bar, men’s and women’s fashion and accessories, bedding and relaxing, kids and babies, to outdoor and garden.