Franklin Family Pharmacy

As the city’s only independent, family-owned, full-service retail pharmacy, Franklin Family Pharmacy is a true gem. When first walking through the door, customers are almost transported back in time to the nostalgic look and feel of a 1950s neighborhood pharmacy. It has taken customers under its wing, providing the genuine, old-fashioned service we just don’t see anymore.

A Juicy Fresh Start

In January, most of us close the door on holiday excesses. We review our well-being, join gyms and promise our bodies healthier foods. A tasty way to jump-start our nutrition is juicing. Jason Collins, owner of the Franklin franchise of I Love Juice Bar, suggests simple changes to take control of our diet, like eat one healthy meal a day, be it breakfast or lunch, but stop eating by 7 p.m.…

For the Kids

The way Jaclyn and Scott Stapp met have the romantic makings of a Hallmark movie. Scott chivalrously hailed Jaclyn a cab while she was visiting Miami, and they ended up maintaining contact long-distance for months before they attended their first outing together—fittingly, a charity event. Their faith-based approach to marriage and raising children has driven them to focus on others and encourage the community to…

Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

Goals. It's a buzzword around this time of year for sure. Everybody's got goals. Goals for work, for relationships, for health, for life. Have you asked yourself what your goals are for 2019? It's been said that if you don't write them down, they are destined to fail quickly. Well, we wrote them down for you! We put together a list of three…

Your Holiday Gift Guide

 Cool Springs Wines & Spirits  Cool Springs Wines & Spirits is a 21,000-square-foot wonderland of thousands of bottles of wine, spirits and beers. For more than 20 years, customers have shopped the best prices with the help of expert staff. You’ll find the perfect bottle for any occasion.  1935 Mallory Lane, Franklin, 615.771.7436,

New Year’s Eve Hot Spot

On Dec. 31, Homestead Manor will welcome 2019 with plenty of good food and fanfare. The restaurant located inside the antebellum home on the multi-layer property in Thompson’s Station will host a special three-course dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients and produce right from the Homestead Manor backyard farm, followed by a celebration held in the concept’s rustic events barn. 

Josh Turner Serves a Savior on New Album

Multi-platinum-selling country singer Josh Turner added a new dimension to his already acclaimed career: a gospel album.

(Not) Home for the Holidays

 Geoffrey Manfre, firefighter, Franklin Fire Department  What is important about the holiday shift? Since both my wife and I, a nurse, can be on shift for a holiday, it’s important for there to be some type of group meal for the crew. It can be lunch or dinner, and often the crew’s family is invited to attend. The feeling and action of…

Giving Back to the Community One Pie at a Time

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."

Get Your Turkey Day Workout On

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