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Nashville Restaurant Week, promoting independent eateries, is Jan. 21-27

ABOVE: Blue Crab Fried Green Tomatoes from Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant in Franklin. // SUBMITTED NASHVILLE ORIGINALS Nashville Restaurant Week is Jan. 21-27, offering incentives for diners to support the independent restaurant community and celebrate its wide array of culinary talents. Nashville Originals, established in 2006, is an independent restaurant association of about 60 member restaurants

By | 2019-01-10T23:11:00+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, STYLE - NEED TO KNOW, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Nashville Restaurant Week, promoting independent eateries, is Jan. 21-27

As legislature convenes, Electric Coop Association offers General Assembly app

Tennessee lawmakers will return to Nashville on Jan. 8 for the 111th Tennessee General Assembly. During the four to five-month session, they will consider legislation that can have an impact on Tennessee families and businesses. Tennesseans interested in government and politics now have a powerful tool for connecting with lawmakers. The 111th Tennessee General Assembly app features a

By | 2019-01-04T23:25:30+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on As legislature convenes, Electric Coop Association offers General Assembly app

Pilgrimage Festival organizers hope to expand community engagement

As it enters its fifth year, Pilgrimage Festival has hired Williamson County-based Alday Communications to serve as its local communications liaison, with the intention to increase the festival organization's year-round engagement with the community. “Pilgrimage Festival has become an iconic event for Franklin, drawing visitors – and attention – from across the country,” said Mike Alday,

By | 2019-01-02T20:11:37+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Entertainment, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Pilgrimage Festival organizers hope to expand community engagement

Tennessee State Parks building new inn on Tennessee River

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION Birmingham-based Doster Construction Company has broken ground on the new Paris Landing State Park Inn. Construction is expected to be complete in 2020. The first phase of the project will include the demolition of the existing Paris Landing State Park Inn. The second phase will include the construction of the new hotel

By | 2018-12-26T19:43:59+00:00 December 30th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Tennessee State Parks building new inn on Tennessee River

Tennessee State Parks benefit from gift card sales, parks varieties of coffee, beer

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION Tennessee State Parks is encouraging shoppers this holiday to support conservation efforts through making a seasonal toast with their coffee roast or by spreading some cheer with their beer. A portion of the sales of the “State Parks Coffee” and the “State Park Blonde Ale” support the Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, a nonprofit partner of the

By | 2018-12-15T03:04:18+00:00 December 16th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Tennessee State Parks benefit from gift card sales, parks varieties of coffee, beer

Best-selling author Donna VanLiere shares hope in 10th Christmas novel, "The Christmas Star"

By MELISSA HAMBRICK If Christian/pop music recording artist Amy Grant is our area’s resident Christmas queen, then certainly Donna VanLiere resides in her literary court. The Christmas Star is the Franklin resident’s latest novel, the tenth holiday book in a row for the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. And like Grant, it all started

By | 2018-11-22T19:23:52+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Best-selling author Donna VanLiere shares hope in 10th Christmas novel, "The Christmas Star"

Surgeons will demonstrate latest shoulder replacement technology in free presentation

WILLIAMSON MEDICAL CENTER Williamson Medical Center, along with surgeons from the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee will offer patients a first-hand look at new Computed Tomography-guided technology that is making shoulder replacement more precise and helps restore patients’ quality of life. Ian Byram Christopher Stark Paul Thomas Todd

By | 2018-10-26T21:37:16+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Surgeons will demonstrate latest shoulder replacement technology in free presentation

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. 

By | 2018-09-26T18:46:57+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Business, BW-News, Entertainment, Events, Featured, Franklin, WillCo Arts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Studio Tenn announces departure of artistic director and founder, search for replacement is under way

Cork & Cow named one of OpenTable’s Top Ten Diners’ Choice winners

By BROOKE WANSER OpenTable, a free restaurant booking website, has released diners’ top ten restaurant picks for the Nashville area, including one downtown Franklin restaurant. Cork & Cow, a top-ranked steakhouse known for their extensive wine list, is sandwiched between Meridee’s and 55 South off Main Street. The restaurant, which has previously been named OpenTable's

By | 2018-07-17T18:40:07+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, WillCo Arts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cork & Cow named one of OpenTable’s Top Ten Diners’ Choice winners

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

By | 2018-03-27T19:21:38+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Community, Entertainment, Events, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Franklin, Leipers Fork, More News, STYLE - NEED TO KNOW, WillCo Arts|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Leiper’s Fork resident Chris Stapleton, Jack White, Lionel Richie, to headline 2018 Pilgrimage Festival