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Jay Sheridan

Jay Sheridan is the owner and president of Sheridan Public Relations, author. He has authored numerous human interest and history books, along with magazine articles, locally and nationally.

10 Franklin Experiences You’ll Want to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

June 6, 2024

From the solar eclipse to the Northern Lights—plus the kind of perfect weather that makes everything bloom just right—it’s been a spring for the record books in Franklin, Tennessee. The…

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How to Have Your Best Day Ever at The New and Improved Factory at Franklin

May 1, 2024

Over the course of 95 years, The Factory at Franklin has seen its town through thick and thin. Originally constructed as the Dortch Stove Works in 1929, it survived the Great Depression…

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These Cool Springs Restaurants Are Sure to Please Every Palate

April 24, 2024

Visitors are often drawn to Williamson County’s historic sites, our Main Streets, our backroads, and hidden gems. But just north of Franklin lies the Cool Springs area, a business district…

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Check Out Some of Our Favorite New Restaurants, Cafés, and Shops in Franklin!

April 2, 2024

Like the blossoms bursting across our landscape, a number of new businesses are springing up in Franklin and Williamson County. From restaurants to retailers and cultural destinations, these welcomed additions…

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Refuel, Relax & Replenish Your Spirit at These Franklin Coffee Shops

February 22, 2024

No matter where you roam in Williamson County, you’ll find that the days of stale gas station coffee are over. Roasters and brewers dot the landscape, from our historic downtown…

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12 Surprising Facts About Franklin, Tennessee That Will Amaze You

January 3, 2024

[Featured Image: Franklin’s Main Street, ca. 1925. Photo courtesy of Rick Warwick and the Historical Society of Williamson County.] The turn of the calendar to 2024 is a milestone for…

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7 of the Most Jolly Holiday Favorites in Franklin for Visiting Family

December 13, 2023

Washington Irving famously said that Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality. More bluntly, Garrison Keillor explained that the lovely thing about the holiday is that it…

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7 Spots for Family Fun on the Farm in Franklin

October 10, 2023

Fall is in the air in Franklin, Tennessee—shorter days with cool mornings and sunny afternoons invite the leaves to turn, while the smell of bonfires and sounds of high school…

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You’ll Love The Story Behind The Factory at Franklin’s New Carousel

September 8, 2023

Ken Means has been carving his legacy for 30 years. Now, it’s about to come to life at The Factory at Franklin in the form of a carousel full of Means’ menagerie…

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Franklin Then & Now: 15 Must-See Spots Full of History

June 27, 2023

It’s been said that the evolution of a community is not only essential but inevitable. Thanks to visionary leadership over the course of 225 years, Franklin’s identity is rooted in…

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