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RAMON PRESSON: When no one brings you a casserole

RAMON PRESSON: When no one brings you a casserole
My friend Dr. Melody Aguayo is a parenting coach and consultant who specializes in working with children from early trauma and neglect who often also have special needs. When I read Melody’s recent article I requested her permission to share it with you. After you read and ponder it I hope you’ll consider taking some small ...
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Vanderbilt Law School lauds Supreme Court Justice Clark for her service

Vanderbilt Law School lauds Supreme Court Justice Clark for her service
ABOVE: Justice Cornelia Clark and Vanderbilt Law School Dean Chris Guthrie. SUBMITTED   TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia A. Clark of Franklin recently received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from Vanderbilt University Law School at the school’s Founders Circle Dinner. The Distinguished Service Award “is given annually to the perso...
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival meant to inspire environmental activism

Wild and Scenic Film Festival meant to inspire environmental activism
Whether you’re an explorer, activist, conservationist, naturalist, paddler, or just love the outdoors, the 16th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival is meant to leave you inspired and ready to get involved. The festival is Thursday at the Franklin Theatre, presented by the Harpeth Conservancy. The Conservancy’s Annual Membership Meeting will precede the films. Patron...
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Sunshine and spring flowers bring out the fun in Nolensville

Sunshine and spring flowers bring out the fun in Nolensville
PHOTOS BY NICOLE FLINT “Postponing the annual Nolensville Buttercup Festival to this past weekend turned out to be the perfect decision! Sunshine and warm temperatures brought hundreds of people from near and far to shop, eat and enjoy the live entertainment in great small town fashion. The festival was originally scheduled for April 14, but ...
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High Hopes ‘Giving on the Green’ golf tournament is a month away

High Hopes ‘Giving on the Green’ golf tournament is a month away
Brentwood Country Club is the host course for the 15th annual Giving on the Green golf tournament on Monday, May 21st, 2018 benefiting High Hopes Development Center. A noon shotgun start is planned for the day on the luscious greens and fairways of the Country Club in the heart of Brentwood. For the last two years, High Hopes has hosted a ...
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Nomination deadline is June 15 for Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards

Nomination deadline is June 15 for Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards
Franklin Tomorrow is looking to identify individuals of all ages and companies and groups of all sizes who give unselfishly of themselves to make our community a better place. Consider nominating them for one of many awards given as part of ’s 12th annual Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards. The ceremony will be held Wednesday, July 25, at Franklin Theatre, ...
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State agency will preview hunting season recommendations for next two years

State agency will preview hunting season recommendations for next two years
TENNESSEE WILDLIFE RESOURCES AGENCY The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will present a preview of its recommendations for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 hunting and trapping seasons at the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s April meeting. The presentations will be made during the committee meetings beginning at 1 p.m. on April 26. The regular commission meeting starts a...
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Morning Pointe Antique Appraisal Fair is Saturday in Spring Hill

Morning Pointe Antique Appraisal Fair is Saturday in Spring Hill
Morning Pointe of Spring Hill is inviting the public to an Antique Appraisal Fair from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Sam Holden II, the Appraisal Expert from Nashville Public Television’s Road Show and Promotion Tennessee will be on hand to examine your trash and treasures so you can find out if objects are worth a million or ...
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The Big Payback will raise money for 902 organizations in 24 hours

The Big Payback will raise money for 902 organizations in 24 hours
THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE A record number of area nonprofits are busy preparing in a big way for The Big Payback’s fifth annual, 24-hour online giving day that includes groups from Williamson, Maury and Davidson counties and many more. A total of 902 Middle Tennessee nonprofits — including schools and religious institutions — ...
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Peter Pan sells out four performances, adds matinee for May 6

Peter Pan sells out four performances, adds matinee for May 6
WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION After selling out four performances, the Star Bright Players performing arts troupe of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department has added a Sunday, May 6 matinee to the show’s May 3-5 run. Peter Pan, Wendy, the Lost Children and a band of merry pirates fly into Franklin and then take ...
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Dozens of volunteers are the backbone of Williamson County Fair

Dozens of volunteers are the backbone of Williamson County Fair
With just over 100 days until the annual Williamson County Fair begins, the organization is ramping up efforts to secure volunteers to assist with the nine-day event. Opportunities are available for individuals, families, small and large groups, as well as businesses and civic organizations, to help with activities throughout the fair. The Williamson County Fair begins Fri...
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Tie dye and tuxedos: Magid will sponsor and chair Heritage Ball

Tie dye and tuxedos: Magid will sponsor and chair Heritage Ball
Emily Magid has been named presenting sponsor and chair of the 45th annual Heritage Ball to take place at the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. This year’s black-tie affair will have a tie-dye theme in honor of Magid’s bright style and dedication to the Heritage Foundation. “We are beyond thrilled that Emily has generously ...
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Brentwood preparing for 50th anniversary celebration next year

Brentwood preparing for 50th anniversary celebration next year
By MATT BLOIS Brentwood is already preparing for its 50th anniversary celebration next year. The City Commission last week created a committee to plan for a series of events marking the occasion throughout 2019. The city was officially incorporated on April 15, 1969. The celebration could include a parade, a fundraising gala, historical events and ...
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Nolensville Out of Darkness walk features speakers touched by suicide

Nolensville Out of Darkness walk features speakers touched by suicide
Students, parents, and supporters from throughout Nolensville and surrounding areas will come together to raise awareness about suicide loss, particularly among children and teenagers, by participating in the inaugural Nolensville Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. The walk is the second Out of the Darkness Campus Walk in as many months, recognizing that suicide is the secon...
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