A Vintage Affair to kick off series of events April 10

Main event to take place April 12 at The Factory at Franklin A Vintage Affair’s (AVA) annual three-day series of wine events returns this April for its 19th anniversary in Williamson County. The popular fundraising sequence is one of many ways the Franklin-based non-profit supports local charities and programs. AVA centers its efforts around organizations…

County Delegation Majority Voices Support of ESAs, while Whitson States Drawbacks

The Williamson County delegation discussed their stance, some differing, regarding the governor’s proposed Education Savings Account (ESA) legislation, modeled after voucher programs at the Williamson Inc. Legislative Update Friday at Columbia State Community College. Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson, R-Franklin, passionately voiced his support of the ESA proposal as the sponsor of Senate Bill 795…

Thistle Farms Founder Becca Stevens to Speak at Brentwood Academy April 11

BRENTWOOD, TN – Becca Stevens, founder and president of Thistle Farms (thistlefarms.org), will speak at Brentwood Academy on Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 PM in the Kennedy Gymnasium. The event, part of the school’s Engage Community Education series, is free and open to the public. Thistle Farms is a nonprofit social enterprise, based in Nashville, TN,…

Leadership Franklin Now Accepts Applications for Twenty-fourth Class

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – (March 4, 2019) – Leadership Franklin has announced that applications are now being accepted for its twenty-fourth class, 2019-2020. The application may be found at www.leadershipfranklin.com. Completed applications are due on or before May 3, 2019. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615.252.4312 (paula.harris@bargedesign.com)…