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Nashville Man Charged With Child Neglect In Franklin

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - A man was taken into custody after a baby was found unattended, surrounded by beer and drugs. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. Saturday when police responded to a call of a man lying on the ground, unable to move, in the 1100 block of Downs Boulevard in Franklin. Reports stat

WTVF - 2017-09-20 21:11:31

'Park and ride' the Franklin Transit shuttle to Pilgrimage

Franklin Transit will be providing shuttle service for the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival! Park your car and hop aboard the Franklin Transit Shuttle! One way ride is just $1. On Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, shuttle service will run from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Park and Ride at Li

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 22:17:00

Here's how Pilgrimage Music Festival will affect traffic in Franklin

With more than 25,000 music fans coming to downtown Franklin, drivers will see some traffic changes this weekend. From Saturday at 6 a.m. until Sunday at 11 p.m., drivers can only head south on Franklin Road between Harpeth Industrial Court and First Avenue. Northbound from First Avenue to Liberty

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-21 17:36:27

Franklin's Charge adds replica cannons to interpret Civil War history at Carter Hill

The year was November 30, 1864 and Civil War fighting in Franklin ensued. Vice President of Franklin's Charge Cullen Smith shared in great detail the "integral part of the action" the cannons at Carter Hill Battlefield Park played in the fighting in Franklin. On the divided battlefield line was mobi

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 21:33:00

Pilgrimage Festival brings traffic changes to Franklin

If you're in Franklin and not headed to the Pilgrimage Festival this weekend -- you may want to steer clear of the area. The festival is slated to bring in more than 25,000 people on Saturday and Sunday. Folks can expect a new traffic pattern for the event, which will run from 6 a.m. Saturday to 11

FOX17.COM - 2017-09-21 12:16:57

Franklin police: Man left infant unattended, surrounded by beer cans and cocaine residue

Nashville Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have information about. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee FRANKLIN - Police in Franklin arrested a man over the weekend after they said they

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-20 17:07:29

Colony House returns to its roots in downtown Franklin

The Colony House apartment complex on 11th Avenue in Franklin was such a part of the development of the Chapman brothers and friends, they named their four-piece rock band after it. This namesake is now featured on billboards across the U.S. and is on the lineup of the upcoming Pilgrimage Music & C

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

On the trench line: New federal cannons on site at Franklin battlefield

Cullen Smith looked inside the cannon as the piece of artillery still sat on the bed of a truck. "It looks like it has the year 1864 engraved on the inside, doesn't it?" Smith -- wanting to see something more for the park space at Carter Hill Battlefield Park -- has worked with Franklin's Charge t

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-20 17:33:37

Two Franklin residents win free passes to this weekend's Pilgrimage Festival

When Lainie Stubblefield found out the city of Franklin was having a social media contest to give away two tickets to Pilgrimage Festival, she felt like she had to enter. Why? Stubblefield named her 23-year-old cat Vedder after her longtime favorite band's lead singer, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, who

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:47:46

Artillery replicas arrive in Franklin to be set on battlefield

A truck pulling a trailer carrying three cannons arrived at Carter Hill Battlefield Park in Franklin from Woodstock, Georgia on Wednesday. The 3-inch ordnance rifles are accurate replicas of Union artillery pieces that were in place on Carter Hill when Confederate troops led by Gen. John Bell Hood c

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:00:14

Franklin creative production company Labelive "more than just lights and sound"

Labelive Events, a Franklin-based production company, is upping the ante for the music production company with their familial vibe and one-stop-shop mentality. The company, which is providing services for this weekend's Pilgrimage Cultural Festival, was started by Shaun Bennett and Josh Berry in 201

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:14

Maximize the Joy of Travel

(Family Features) Many facets of travel - the anticipation, the experience and even the return trip - can enhance your mood. It can create an element of the unexpected and give you the opportunity to gain new, memorable experiences. To explore the connection between happiness and travel, and what ma

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Cigar box found in an antique shop finds its way back to family

Carole Robinson Rory Fraser, documentray filmmaker and professor at Ithaca College who is making a film about Thelma Battle, records the moments Thelma Battle, Pearlette Kinnard Green and Sallie Swor go through the contents of a cigar box Sallie's sister purchased in an antique store eight years ago

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 16:28:00

Commentary: Dehydration could lead to serious illness if not detected and treated early

Our bodies are made up of 50 to 80 percent water, depending on our age. With age, our total body content of water naturally decreases, which makes the elderly population prone to dehydration that can occur when we lose too much of that water either from sweating, vomiting or diarrhea, among other ca

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 16:25:00

Commentary: Sometimes, it's probably best to just keep my mouth shut

I'd just taken three ibuprofen and washed them down with the start of my second cup of coffee for the morning. My knees hurt really bad and my back was stiff from the previous five days of the horrors of "re-doing" the downstairs bathroom that included new flooring and a couple of excruciating, join

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 15:25:00

Fall in Love with Greater Fort Lauderdale

(NewsUSA) - Travelers may think of summer and beach activities when they think of Florida, but Greater Fort Lauderdale takes its relaxing vibe into the fall season. With options for off-season savings, visitors can enjoy a VIP experience for less and make the most of a fall visit to the destination,

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 13:51:40

High Hopes to meet growing needs of community with expansion

Rains from Hurricane Irma didn't dampen the enthusiasm of these preschool students at High Hopes Development Center as the parade around the entrance in celebration of the ground breaking for a $4.2 million 13,000-square foot expansion. Photo by Carole Robinson Brandy Blanton, alderman and editor o

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 13:46:00

Pilgrimage to sizzle with non-stop talent Saturday, Sunday

Music lovers from across the region, the nation and even Canada will become immersed in sweet diverse tunes from the pop, R&B sounds of superstar Justin Timberlake, to folksy, alternative rock legend Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, the iconic soulful sounds of Mavis Staples and favorites from modern risi

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 18:36:00

The Revivalists to bring cross-generational sound to Pilgrimage

If anyone didn't already know New Orleans-based band The Revivalists, you might know them now after listening to their recent breakout hit, "I Wish I Knew You." The band, who has played together for a decade, or since they were 21 years old, are experiencing a new level of success with their upbeat,

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

'We're ready to go': Organizers' hands-on approach helps to give Pilgrimage Fest its flair

The producers of the festival known as Pilgrimage have always played it front and center when it comes to presenting their two-day event that turns 3-years-old this weekend. No, really - they are front and center. As in, when the gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday for the third annual Pilgrimage Music &

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00