County Historian Rick Warwick Discusses Latest Book

Library patrons were treated to a tour – a pictorial tour that is – through Rick Warwick’s latest book, North and East of Franklin’s Public Square: A Pictorial Tour. The Williamson County historian has more than 20 books to his name on local history. He’s lived in Franklin since 1970, and has collected locally-made furniture … Continued

CMA Fest Supporting Music Education in its 48th Year

CMA Fest is four-day musical event featuring more than 300 artists performing on 11 stages throughout downtown Nashville. Artists donate their time and talent so a portion of ticket proceeds can help fund the CMA Foundation's mission of providing students with access to a high-quality music education and providing educators the resources they need to create and … Continued

Local Ribbon Cuttings

Franklin seems to be the location of choice for a new business! Below are just a few of the ribbon cuttings that recently took place. Misty Westebee Photography: The Grilled Cheeserie: Franklin Fine Jewelry:

Franklin and Brentwood Lifestyle Magazines Party at Porsche of Nashville

It was a sell-out crowd at the "Whiskey and Wheels" themed event for Franklin and Brentwood Lifestyle magazines! Thank you to the following sponsors:  Porsche of Nashville Big Machine Vodka  Pork Belly Farmhouse  Nama Sushi Bar—Brentwood Nashville Selfies

Avenida Cool Springs

Avenida Cool Springs, the new 55-plus active adult lifestyle community located on Mallory Station Road, welcomed their first residents June 10. Residents were treated to a champagne lunch while exploring their new luxury homes and amenity spaces. Avenida offers a variety of floorplan options and an array of services and amenities, giving active adults the opportunity to simplify … Continued

Franklin and Brentwood Lifestyle Magazines Celebrate Women of Influence

OP Jenkins Furniture and Design hosted Franklin Lifestyle and Brentwood Lifestyle magazine's Women of Influence luncheon. It was an afternoon of celebration, networking and female empowerment. Guests were treated to lunch by Chili Spot, cookies by Sugar Drop and raffle prizes from local partners.

Franklin Jazz Artist Debbie Cunningham Celebrates Release of New Book

Debbie Cunningham celebrated the release of her first book, Dancing in the Kitchen: Hope and Help for Staying in Love at Champion Ballroom in Cool Springs. The evening featured speakers, including Debbie herself, hor deuvres, cocktails, singing and of course, some ballroom dancing instruction! 

Local Horse Awarded Diplomat of the Breed Award

The American Saddlebred Registry named R. Haitian Legacy the Diplomat of the Breed! “Olaf,” as he is affectionately known, is an American Saddlebred that teaches, promotes and, most importantly, positively affects everyone around him. Olaf is a 13-year old gray saddlebred that received the honor for his contributions in breed promotion and service to the future generations of the Saddlebred industry.

Effective Leaders Gather at the Nashville Leadership Lunch

The Nashville Leadership Luncheon is a premier event on the topic of leadership. Entrepreneurs and senior-level executives, from both for-profit and nonprofit organizations, as well as those who are interested in advancing their leadership skills gather for networking in a dynamic environment. They gain real leadership tools that can go to work with them as soon as … Continued

Mercy Community Healthcare’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

Mercy Community Healthcare celebrated the beginning of its 20th anniversary with a reception outside of the main health center in Williamson Square. Members of the board, advisory board, staff, alumni boards and other community partners gathered to begin this year-long celebration and reflect on how the organization has served the community for two decades.  

The Rambling: An Evening of Artisan Cuisine and Community Connections

Chef Tyler Brown launches The Rambling, a series of occasional family-style dinner events for the season. Guests were treated to a multi-course feast with ingredients grown just steps away and were able to explore a bit of Franklin’s rich agricultural legacy. Open fires for cooking and communing, yard games and gardens to explore were all a part … Continued

Ellen Sherwood Design and RSU Contractors Host Lifestyle Celebration

Friends and associates of Franklin, Brentwood and Green Hills Lifestyle magazines gathered at Ellen Sherwood Design and RSU Contractors' showroom to celebrate the March issue and all things home. Nashville Selfies added to the fun with their super cool selfie booth!   

The Nashville Mom Celebrates the Launch of ‘The Nashville Chat’

Draper James in Nashville was the site of the launch party for The Nashville Mom's new podcast, The Nashville Chat. Guests were treated to cookies, cake, sips, photo booth fun, raffles and swag bags! For more information, visit

Deka Lash Celebrates Grand Opening

Deka Lash celebrated the opening of its new studio at 1556 W. McEwen Drive in Franklin. The Deka Lash studio applies single-hair eyelash extensions that are custom-designed to make you look and feel beautiful. For more information, visit

Mardi Gras Ball Raises Money for My Friend’s House

At the largest fundraiser of the year for My Friend's House Family & Children's Services, held at Franklin's Marriott Cool Springs, attendees enjoyed a four-course dinner and dancing into the night. All proceeds raised make it possible for the boys they serve to have opportunities to improve their quality of life. Photography by Lisa Linn Manley … Continued