By BROOKE WANSER A leader at Brentwood-based Kirkland’s, Inc. will be the keynote speaker for the county chamber of commerce’s annual celebration on Wednesday, November 7. Mike Cairnes is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Kirkland’s, a Fortune 1000 company of 400 retail stores. Kirkland's was founded in 1966 by Carl Kirkland.
By BROOKE WANSER Williamson County's African American Heritage Society will host the first in a series of networking events called "Black Coffee" on Wednesday, October 24. A group will gather from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Ty's House in the Hard Bargain neighborhood for coffee, pastries, and discussion from entrepreneurs and professionals about their successes
Studio Tenn announces departure of artistic director and founder, search for replacement is under way
PHOTO: Matt Logan, right, with Todd Morgan, in October of 2017. // Photo by Anthony Matula for MA2LA Studio Tenn, an award-winning and professional theatre company based out of The Factory at Franklin, this week announced the departure of its artistic director, Matt Logan, effective November 2018. Logan is departing to pursue new creative opportunities.
PHOTO: Festival co-founders Brandt Wood, left and Kevin Griffin, right, present a scholarship check in partnership with the Dark Horse Institute to Haylie Sampsel in October of 2017 at a Franklin board meeting. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER With more than 20,000 people coming into town for the fourth annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural
PHOTO: Jill Cole consults her notebook full of event details for the 45th annual Heritage Ball, to be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER This past Monday, crews appeared at the sprawling Eastern Flank Battle Field Park to set up rigging for the enormous white tents which would soon envelop space
Home Page Media Group celebrated first Wine Down Wednesday this month, plans for second in the works
PHOTO: Guests gathered at the Ladd Park clubhouse on August 1 to hear more about Home Page Media.//Ali Foley On Wednesday, August 1, the Home Page Media Group hosted the first-ever Wine Down Wednesday event at the Ladd Park Clubhouse. “The purpose of the event was to reach our Franklin neighbors, let them know we
Leiper’s Fork resident Chris Stapleton, Jack White, Lionel Richie, to headline 2018 Pilgrimage Festival
Pilgrimage Festival co-founder W. Brandt Wood speaks during the festival's launch lunch at the Factory, while co-founder Kevin Griffin watches from offstage.//Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER The founders of Pilgrimage Festival on Tuesday announced the lineup for this fall's two-day concert at Harlinsdale Farm. W. Brandt Wood and Kevin Griffin, festival co-founders, discussed the new