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We will never run out of stories

In case you missed it: Our September/October issue of Franklin Living came out last week.  If you did miss it, I can forgive you. It ... Read more

15 hours ago by Alison James.

Sometimes working that ‘dream job’ is really more than one bargained for

You know what the occasional downside is when working in your “dream job”? Sometimes it means that not only do you do the job all ... Read more

1 month ago by Alison James.

Board game lounges rise in popularity

“Two, fictional.” “One, pyramids.” “Three, shapes.” If you’ve ever played the game Codenames, you know exactly what I’m talking about.  If you haven’t ever played ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

Pageant showcases Franklin County beauties

Saturday was the Franklin County Watermelon Beauty Pageant, and some of the prettiest and sweetest girls in Franklin County were on display. For many girls, ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

Take a break for Franklin Living

Here’s the honest truth: Life is moving fast these days, faster than ever before. Doesn’t that seem to be so? I don’t know about you, ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

Drive-in movie night kicks off summer

Summer arrived June 21, and my husband and I kicked off the season by going somewhere in Franklin County I hadn’t been before: the King ... Read more

3 months ago by Alison James.

A little chat with a country music star

Every now and again when you work in community journalism, you get to interview someone famous. Now fame is relative. There’s local fame, and I’m ... Read more

3 months ago by Alison James.

Marveling at man-made wonders

My family spent the past week out of town – actually, way out of town. From May 23-29 we took our first family vacation – ... Read more

4 months ago by Alison James.

Check out Franklin Living

I’ve nearly let the month of May go by without sharing some thoughts on our latest magazine. As I note in this issue, my favorite ... Read more

4 months ago by Alison James.

Graduation brings back memories

My husband’s cousin is graduating from high school this year – valedictorian of his class. My second cousin is graduating, too. Our preacher’s daughter has ... Read more

4 months ago by Alison James.

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