Franklin Leaders Unveil Plan to Build Permanent Homeless Shelter in City

FRANKLIN – A plan is underway to bring the first permanent homeless shelter to Franklin, a city where advocates estimate hundreds of people are experiencing homelessness, many out of sight, in their cars or doubled up with friends. The plan is for the shelter to serve men, women and families year-round, while also offering food, mental health care and job…

Heritage Foundation Closes on $6 million Purchase of O’More Campus

After raising $6 million in six months, representatives of the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County officially signed the documents Monday to close on the purchase of the 7-acre former O’More College of Design campus. The property is the largest preservation project in the organization’s 52-year history, according to Bari Beasley, executive director of the Heritage…

Sold: Heritage Foundation Closes on O’More Campus in Franklin

FRANKLIN –– The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announced Monday the closing on the O’More campus property. The group raised $6 million to purchase the land from Belmont University after it bought out the local design college. “The purchase of this campus is a tremendous accomplishment, being that it is the largest preservation project in the 52-year…

Heritage Foundation Closes on Former O’More Campus

On Monday, it marks a big milestone for the city of Franklin and the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN.  The Heritage Foundation officially took ownership of the former campus of O’More College of Design at 423 S. Margin Street in historic downtown Franklin. In a press conference at the property, the Foundation’s board of directors, advisory…

Franklin Group Lays out Blueprint for a Community-Focused Homeless Shelter in Williamson County

Before he got too far in his presentation Monday night on the need for a homeless shelter in Williamson County, Franklin Community Church Pastor Kevin Riggs wanted to thwart a couple of the standard objections heard when a community seeks a solution for a particular issue. One objection goes by the acronym NIMBY, or, ‘not…

Hoss’ Loaded Burgers Brings its Cheesy Creations to Spiffy, New Nolensville Location

Dallas Shaw, owner of Hoss’ Loaded Burgers, the popular food truck turned brick-and-mortar restaurant, strategically peeled off a forgotten strip of tape left on the wall after a fresh paint job at the burger joint’s new location in Nolensville. He then polished a scuff mark from the shiny, marble-swirl-patterned concrete floor, a scuff unbeknownst to…