January 2019 Around Town

Vanderbilt Legends Instructor Receives PGA’s Horton Smith Award Joe Hallett, a PGA member in the Tennessee PGA Section and Director of Instruction at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Course in Franklin, is the recipient of the 2018 Horton Smith Award. This honor goes to a PGA member who exhibits commendable additions to the education of PGA professionals. … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Code Ninjas Opens in Franklin Code Ninjas takes kids’ love of technology, games and having fun with friends and turns it into an engaging, game-based curriculum to teach essential programming and coding skills to children ages 7 to 14. Owned and operated by Williamson County residents August and Jeff James of Arrington, Code Ninjas is located at 1113 … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Puckett’s Comes to Nissan Stadium The Puckett’s Trolley, affectionately known as Miss Trolley Parton, has taken up residence in the North End Zone of Nissan Stadium for home Titans’ games and in the South End Zone for concerts and other events. The bright red trolley will be serving up a variety of the brick-and-mortar restaurant’s popular dishes, including its famous … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Williamson County Visitor Spending Tops $452 Million In 2017 Visitor spending in Williamson County grew to an all-time high of $452.59 million in 2017, a 5.9 percent increase over 2016’s then record-setting visitor expenditures. Williamson County remains ranked sixth among Tennessee’s 95 counties for visitor spending. Visit Franklin had recently announced that Williamson County welcomed … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Studio Tenn Returns with Original Adaptation of Frankenstein Set to bring Mary Shelley’s original monster to life Aug. 31 through Sept. 9, Studio Tenn kicks off the 2018-2019 season with Tennessee’s newest live adaptation of the Gothic novel Frankenstein, taking the stage at the Factory at Franklin’s Jamison Theater. One of the most famous novels in literature … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Tails and Trails for the Cure 5K Put your best paw forward to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 8 a.m. Tails and Trails for the Cure 5K is a fun run/walk event for runners and dog lovers at heart. Participants can race the 5K trails at the Park … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Jon Stolzer Selected For “Top 40 Under 40” Top 100 Magazine released its annual selection of the “Top 40 Under 40,” and Jon Stolzer, CEO of Stolzer Medical, a Williamson County business, was honored to be spotlighted among the 2018 list. This is a monumental milestone for the serial entrepreneur who launched Stolzer Medical in 2015 … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

Williamson County Fair Seeks Volunteers Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals, families, small and large groups, as well as businesses and civic organizations, to help with activities throughout the fair. “Volunteers are the heart of the Williamson County Fair and those of us on the Board are the first to say that we couldn’t do … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

“American Idol” Alums Burning Up Studio Tenn’s “Grease” When Studio Tenn’s production of the beloved musical “Grease” hits the stage this spring, real-life husband and wife Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo will be portraying Rydell High’s most popular couple, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson. The two are perhaps best known for their appearances on “American Idol,” where DeGarmo was … Continued

April 2018 Around Town

Saint Thomas Medical Partners has opened a new care center in Franklin, located at 3301 Aspen Grove Drive. The new location provides access to primary care for the residents of Williamson County with a focus on integrative medicine. In addition, specialty care will soon be added to this location. The center also offers on-site lab testing and adjacent imaging.