Talking Competition, Family and Life with a CrossFit Legend Article Nicolette Martin | Photography Paul Versluis About 80 miles east of Nashville, among the winding roads of Putnam County, Tennessee, between a brick house and an old red barn, there’s a gravel road. It’s easy to miss in the expanse of rolling hills that, in … Continued
Happy New Year, Franklin! The start of a new year means a lot of things to me. It represents my ability to close the door on some of the things that may be dragging me down. A new year also represents a fresh view of my opportunities and the things that are most important and … Continued
Vanderbilt Legends Instructor Receives PGA’s Horton Smith Award Joe Hallett, a PGA member in the Tennessee PGA Section and Director of Instruction at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Course in Franklin, is the recipient of the 2018 Horton Smith Award. This honor goes to a PGA member who exhibits commendable additions to the education of PGA professionals. … Continued
Author and historian Rick Warwick's newest book, At Home: Working Folks and Their Homes, is a walk down memory lane. Rick presented 100 of his favorite homes of working-class families from across Williamson County at a recent library event. Rick has served as the editor of 15 books on local history. Photography by Shifay Cheung
James Williams celebrated the completion of his treatment with a bell-ringing ceremony last November at Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville. Provision CARES began treating patients in October with an unprecedented schedule starting with five patients on the first day and growing to 15 on the 11th day; they now treat 20 patients per day.
Franktown Festival of Lights, Williamson County’s only drive-thru light display, featured a full mile of holiday illumination. The dazzling light display ran through Dec. 29. Proceeds supported Franktown Open Hearts, a local organization serving inner-city youth and their families. Photography by Steve Lowry
VetFest at Harlinsdale Park was the host to many volunteer organizations that serve our beloved veterans. VetLinx.org educates and empowers veterans and their families by linking them to services, support and programs in order to enrich their quality of life. For more information, visit VetLinx.org. Photography by Bob McReynolds
As the city’s only independent, family-owned, full-service retail pharmacy, Franklin Family Pharmacy is a true gem. When first walking through the door, customers are almost transported back in time to the nostalgic look and feel of a 1950s neighborhood pharmacy. It has taken customers under its wing, providing the genuine, old-fashioned service we just don’t see anymore.
In January, most of us close the door on holiday excesses. We review our well-being, join gyms and promise our bodies healthier foods. A tasty way to jump-start our nutrition is juicing. Jason Collins, owner of the Franklin franchise of I Love Juice Bar, suggests simple changes to take control of our diet, like eat one healthy meal a day, be it breakfast or lunch, but stop eating by 7 p.m.…
The way Jaclyn and Scott Stapp met have the romantic makings of a Hallmark movie. Scott chivalrously hailed Jaclyn a cab while she was visiting Miami, and they ended up maintaining contact long-distance for months before they attended their first outing together—fittingly, a charity event. Their faith-based approach to marriage and raising children has driven them to focus on others and encourage the community to…