To New Beginnings…

Oh Franklin, it didn’t take long for your charm to work its magic on my family. But first, a little history… Being raised in a small town in South Georgia, I value small things, like speaking to everyone I see, giving a subtle nod to all I make eye contact with, and the overall friendliness the south is well known…

June 2016 Good Times

Ribbons were cut and meetings were held throughout the area in April. The Williamson Chamber Membership Mixer was held at Innovation Park and the Women In Business Spring Mixer met at Dyer Observatory. Comcast opened its newest 
Xfinity Customer Service Center at 7090 Bakers Bridge Rd. in Franklin/Cool Springs.

Around Town

Lee Company, the largest mechanical contractor in Tennessee, recently broke ground for its new headquarters in Berry Farms. “The new facility will more than double our square footage and allow us to bring all of our headquarters operations under one roof,” says Richard Perko, CEO and president. “As Lee Company continues to grow, we have the capacity to help even…

Williamson County Trending in the Right Direction

A trend report released by Williamson, Inc., the Chamber of Commerce, showed that Williamson County continues to be the fastest-growing county in Tennessee. There are many reasons businesses, and families want to call this their home. The report focused on three primary areas: Demographics; Economy and Business; Community and Culture.

Beer, Spirits & Burgers

What do guys really like? From daytime talk shows to magazine articles to advice columns, no one really seems to have a definite answer. Do they like football? Do they enjoy monster trucks? Power tools? Golf? Fishing? We can argue endlessly about what should end up on the master list, but there are three things guys like that we can…

The Boys are Back in Town

In Franklin, as with any city, people make the town. For it's premiere issue, Franklin Lifestyle is pleased to introduce you to some of the men who help make this an exceptional community. The Boys were back in town recently and we caught up with them at Vanderbilt Legends Club to find out what inspires them to be who they…

Nashville Sports with Joe Dubin

Joe Dubin has been a fixture in Nashville sports media for the better part of two decades. And as a Nashville native, he’s been dialed-in to the Middle Tennessee sports scene for his entire life. Prior to graduating from Middle Tennessee State, Dubin played football at Samford University. He has won numerous awards for his journalistic endeavors and currently is…

Father’s Day Gift Guide

It's time to make that special dad in your life feel special about the greatest job he'll ever have! Let him know how much you appreciate all the things he does by giving a unique gift he'll enjoy for Father's Day and all year long.

Big Fun in the Big Easy

If you’ve never visited New Orleans, or you’ve only been there for an event or convention, a weekend getaway to the French Quarter is a great way to discover why the Big Easy captures so many hearts and never lets go. There's so much to see and do that we won't even mention hurricanes, beignets, voodoo or music. You will…

Range Rover Sport SVR Performs like a Sports Car

Neck-snapping acceleration and cackling exhaust pipes are the first signs that the Range Rover Sport SVR is a performance car dressed in SUV clothes. The snarling 550-horsepower V-8, borrowed from Jaguar F-Type, is capable of propelling this two-and-a-half-ton rig to 60 miles per hour is 4.5 seconds and has a top track speed of 162 mph. The eight-speed automatic is…

Playing Catch

It was a cool and windy fall day in late October. We were dedicating our two-month-old daughter, Brooklyn, at church, and several family members had come down from Indiana to celebrate with us. We had all come back to our house from church, and Dad and Kathy were getting ready to leave. It was at that point that I remembered…

Meet Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith is a Texas transplant that has been grounded in the Franklin lifestyle for practically her entire adult life. It is here that her family and business have grown along with her adopted hometown. Here’s a close-up look at the owner of JLS Designs and the first “Real Wife” of Franklin Lifestyle.