What’s Brewing?

Discovering the art of tea

An October Wake-up Call

Hi, Franklin Community. A most happy October to all of you. This edition of Franklin Lifestyle is like no other. I am so very pleased to be a part of the team that has put so much effort into highlighting such a wonderful group of women in our cover story about breast cancer survivorrs. Having known how challenging the fight…

Menu Maker Catering & Carryout Ribbon Cutting

Menu Maker Catering celebrated the grand opening of its first stand-alone location at 102 Alpha Drive in Franklin. Carryout lunch, meat-and-three options, fresh-packed salads, frozen casseroles, and desserts are available. The store is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. 
Photography by Williamson Chamber.

October 2017 Around Town

The Franklin Police Department began issuing newly designed badges to officers in September. The updated design incorporates Franklin’s City Seal set over a rendering of Franklin Police Headquarters.

They Have Survived

By now you probably know that breast cancer will affect one out of every eight women. With a reality like that, it’s likely that you know a survivor or someone currently fighting the disease. It’s at this time of year that our attention turns to this battle. And as we work toward finding a cure, it’s a great time to…

Demystifying the College Application Process

A new school year is well underway and for students who plan on going to college, now is the time to set those plans in motion. Jamie Kennedy, managing director of Bluebell Academic Consulting, has a unique role in helping students, and their families, do just that.

The Ultimate Tailgate Party

Fall is in the air and, come October, sports are in full swing. Whether you prefer college football Saturdays—cheering on your favorite team, paying special attention to the various conference rivalries—or professional football Sundays—in front of the TV, keeping a close eye on your fantasy football team—everyone can use some tips to throw the perfect tailgate party, even if you…