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Franklin / Nashville Basics
If you're new to the Franklin / Nashville area, we can pretty much guarantee that you're going to love it here! This is where local residents share everything you need to know about living in Williamson County (Franklin), Davidson County (Nashville), and surrounding areas. See what different neighborhoods & communities are like, our favorite house hunting tips, and little-known facts about living in Middle Tennessee. Welcome neighbor!
Two of the suburbs south of Nashville (Franklin & Brentwood) are getting crowded. That’s why we moved to nearby Spring Hill just 12 miles south of Franklin.
The Nashville flood was unprecedented and the first of its kind for this area. The 2 days of constant rain and flooding which took place on May 1-2, 2010 in Nashville Tennessee broke all kinds of records
This is one of those things that you just don’t think about… until you find yourself stranded on the side of the road wondering what your options are. You can bet now I’ll remember *THP no matter where I’m traveling in Tennessee!
The fact is, if you live in Williamson County and move to a new home within Williamson County, you do indeed have to change your address with the Tennessee Department of Safety. Here’s how to do it, and why it was a big win for me to update and renew my drivers license online!
We’ve discussed the best and worst Nashville news channels on TV before. Now let’s see who your favorite TV news anchors are. Vote now!
I took this photo downtown Franklin, TN — right in front of the Franklin Post Office.
In addition to style, here’s a list of other things that Nashville, Franklin, and Williamson County have received accolades for.
Henpeck Lane in Franklin, Tennessee offers a variety of housing developments for those seeking countryside living near plenty of modern conveniences. Here are details about Durham Manor, Summer Hill, and Belle Vista, among others.
From The Brownstones at First Avenue and Church Street, just a block away you’ll find the Downtown Square in Franklin, TN which contains a variety of dining establishments and numerous boutique shopping choices.
Just 3 miles west of historic Franklin’s downtown square on Highway 96, Westhaven explodes with a 1,500-acre master-planned community, mixed-use town center and private golf club.
I was excited to see how the Avalon neighborhood would turn out, because I’ve always had a fantasy of living in a castle, or at least a castle-like setting. One of the first signs of the development was the ‘castle’ on top of one of the hills which you can see from Cool Springs.
The first of three phases is now underway at Jamison Station, near the Franklin Factor. With a mixture of retail space, townhomes and condominium flats, Jamison Station will offer home buyers a unique urban/suburban lifestyle in Franklin, Tennessee.
Tucked behind the Williamson County Agricultural Expo Center off of Peytonsville Road and surrounded by farm land and hillside, The Highlands at Ladd Park is a new Franklin neighborhood that has the makings of a wonderful combination of spacious homes, beautiful views and opportunities to enjoy nature at its best. There is a lot to look forward to with this new subdivision going in on the south side of Franklin.
I am constantly amazed at the variety of wildlife I find in my own backyard, right here in Franklin, Tennessee! Everything from bunnies and squirrels to deer, turkey, foxes, and more…
Nashville, TN ranks very high in a number of different areas. So do Franklin, Tennessee and most specifically, Williamson County. Have a look…
As it turns out, Tornado Alley is a VERY loosely defined area. There really is no solid definition of the areas included in Tornado Alley maps. But here are some facts showing that Tennessee should probably be included in Tornado Alley. See for yourself…
Looking for a new home in Tennessee? Or, maybe you’re Interested in finding land for sale instead of a house? Either way, here are the best places to find homes and property for sale in Tennessee, particularly in the Franklin and Williamson County area…
Check out ‘The Top 100 Companies To Work For In Tennessee’ and ‘The Best Employers In Tennessee’, plus other tips for finding a job at Tennessee’s top companies.
I have some issues with how the news is covered on local television stations. Check out my favorite — and LEAST favorite — Nashville news channels. How would you rate the local news?
Franklin TN schools are closed so often at the last minute that it’s hard to guess whether school is going to be open or closed these days. And it’s clear that Williamson County Tennessee parents are searching for ‘a better way’ to find out about school closings — especially at times when schools become closed at the last minute due to bad weather or some other emergency. Okay parents, here’s what you need to know…
Wondering what the traffic is like in Franklin, Tennessee today? Check out these live traffic cams…
Here are the top 10 cities with speed traps in the United States. Nashville Tennessee ranks 5th on the list. See why here…
Keep Tennessee Beautiful group and Tennessee Department of Transportation recently launched StopLitter — a new Tennessee Litter Prevention Campaign to provide education and awareness to Tennesseans. Here’s what you can do to report people who litter in Tennessee.
Have you seen the new ‘Nashville is the new L.A.’ t-shirts yet??? We’ve started seeing more and more of these fun shirts around Nashville. Now, Jim and I are each getting one!