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Love overcomes COVID in bridal Franklin Living

It has arrived! Our first magazine of 2021, our annual bridal edition, is now available. In writing the “letter from the editor” to open the ... Read more

5 days ago by Alison James.

Coloring contest brings something new to season

One of the best parts of the holiday season is the tradition. There’s something comforting about knowing you’ll have the same things to look forward ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

COVID cancellations put damper on Christmas

Russellville Christmas parade? Cancelled. Chamber’s Holly Day? Cancelled. Vina Christmas parade? Cancelled. I don’t know about you, but for me, these COVID cancellations are really ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month brings up memories

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I know I’ve spoken of this before, and I’m pretty open about my history on this point, but for ... Read more

4 months ago by Alison James.

Your next favorite read: Franklin Living September/October

Another month, another Franklin Living – and this one is a real beaut! Of course, I’m biased, but I do think they’re all beautiful. I ... Read more

4 months ago by Alison James.

Pandemic continues, morale suffers

For all of us, the pandemic has presented different challenges. For me, the hardships have been relatively few: no one I know well has fallen ... Read more

5 months ago by Alison James.

This summer, rediscover all Franklin County has to offer

These days it sometimes feels like you can’t do anything – at least not without wearing a mask and bathing in hand sanitizer before and ... Read more

6 months ago by Alison James.

Summer won’t be the same this year

It’s understandable. It was the right decision. But it’s still so sad the things we are losing to the coronavirus this year. Summer is an ... Read more

7 months ago by Alison James.

Magazine feature inspires new fascination

Have you ever found yourself becoming someone different than you ever thought you would be because of your interest in a new hobby? Maybe you ... Read more

9 months ago by Alison James.

Don’t let coronavirus get you down

The best part about the return of spring, usually, is the chance to wake up from the cold days of January and February and embrace ... Read more

10 months ago by Alison James.

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