Former Green Beret Equips Men for Battle in Body, Mind and Spirit

 Article Ashley Hutcheson | Photography Peggy Weatherford  Warrior Life Training sounds like an intense training program for the elite few who are going off to battle. That’s partly correct — it is an intense training program, or at least as intense are you want to make it, and you are training for battle, but not the type of battle you’d…

Music to Our Ears

 Article Linda Dohse | Photography Provided  "Music is the universal language of mankind." —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  

The Art of Making Wine

The beautiful scenery and, of course, delicious wine draws locals and tourists to Arrington Vineyards, located just 25 minutes from downtown Franklin. The vineyard opened its doors in July 2007 and is owned by Kip Summers, John Russell and country music artist Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn.

Picture Perfect

Little Nest Portraits is a boutique photography studio where families can slow down and enjoy the picture taking experience. They have an artistic philosophy that blends classic portraiture technique with spontaneity and emotion. These are the principals and ideals that attracted owner Danielle Blauvelt to open her own Little Nest right here in Franklin.

A Gem of a Jeweler

The story of Walton’s Antique and Estate Jewelry began over 40 years ago when family entrepreneur Melba Walton began her jewelry career by setting up her goods at flea markets, spreading a blanket across the hood of her car and displaying the items she had for sale. In 1974 she opened Walton’s Antique and Estate Jewelry as a brick and…

Discovering a Lost History in Williamson County

History, passion, honor, and tradition are a selection of words that define Lee Kennedy, Proprietor and Master Distiller at Leiper’s Fork Distillery. At the age of 16, a copper still sketched on a cocktail napkin sparked a passion inside Kennedy, who sought to learn the history behind distillation in Williamson County and the science behind crafting spirits.