The Heritage Foundation hosted a free "Merry Olde Christmas" at the Franklin Theatre Monday afternoon to kick off the holiday season and encourage shopping on Main Street.
The Battle of Franklin is full of stories of military tactics and heroism. A group of Leadership Franklin members worked with the Battle of Franklin Trust to tell more of the human story - one you can only try to imagine. Today you will hear from Georgianna Adams, who became a widow the day of the Battle of Franklin when Confederate Gen. John Adams made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for what he believed to be right.
A few weeks ago, the City of Franklin held a ceremony to commemorate the installation of two of the four historically accurate gun carriages in the downtown square. Monday afternoon, the remaining two gun carriages were successfully installed, completing the project.
Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer, who three months ago vowed to try and have a bridge rebuilt and traffic moving again over the Peytonsville exit of Interstate 65, on Tuesday afternoon made good on that promise.
With the arrival of November, it's time to start considering holiday gifts and making entertainment decisions. Franklin Home Page invites you to browse its 2014 Holiday Shopping & Entertainment guide, which launches today. Please check back to see new stories as they're added.