“Always look on the bright side of life”

May is finally here and it’s in full bloom. The long-awaited spring weather draws our community together to enjoy local events, arts, festivals and outdoor concerts. It can also inspire us to spring clean, redecorate, and bring in new colors to brighten up our homes.

Downtown Franklin Main Street Brewfest

A late-season cold snap couldn't stop the 2017 Main Street Brewfest in Downtown Franklin. The unofficial start to outdoor festival season was met with cloudy skies and a high temperature of 40 degrees – 19 below normal! But it was a festive occasion enjoyed by hundreds of hearty souls, nonetheless.

May 2017 Around Town

Franklin attorney Whitney H. Harrington has opened Harrington Law, PLLC, a family and mediation practice in downtown Franklin … Kevin Townsel has been named as the City of Franklin’s new Director of Human Resources … Former Water Management Director Mark Hilty has been tabbed as the city’s new Assistant City Administrator for Public Works. In his new role, Hilty will…

Taking the Guess Work out of Painting Your Home

Whether you’re looking to paint one room or your entire home, sometimes the hardest part of the process is simply knowing how to get started. For advice, we turned to Jerry Prosise, owner of CertaPro Painters of Nashville & Middle Tennessee. Jerry provided insight into current color trends, along with some tricks of the trade that might prove to be…

Spring Fever with Cool Concepts for Organizing your Home!

There’s nothing like a fresh new start and, at this time of year, a good spring-cleaning is all it takes to get your house in order. It’s also a perfect time to discard those winter items that are old or that you didn’t use this season. A local charity would be happy to accept them.

Changing the World, One Design at a Time

Every year around this time, O’More College of Design students are immersed in preparations for the college’s spring Fashion Show. At the event on May 12, junior and senior students will showcase the hard work they’ve put in throughout the year, as is tradition. But this year, the Fashion Show will be a bit different—and even more meaningful.

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…

Something Different for Mom this Mother’s Day

This year gather local ingredients and cook for mom!