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One of my favorite songs from my childhood is “Sweet Summer” by Diamond Rio. I listened almost exclusively to country music throughout my childhood and ... Read more

10 months ago by Alison James.

Seasonal candy takes me to my happy place

According to the good old Internet, a university professor named Dr. Archana Bharti once pointed out, “There are as many types of columns as there ... Read more

10 months ago by Alison James.

Do you decorate for spring?

Right now my house is a bit of a shambles. We’re doing some remodeling, adding onto the back of the house, and that means a ... Read more

11 months ago by Alison James.

Progress edition shines well-deserved light on county heroes

What’s in a name? This question was posed by playwright and poet William Shakespeare in “Romeo and Juliet” in the mid-1590s, and it is the ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

Financial advice keeps me pushing forward

Some of y’all are missing out on an amazing resource we have available to us, and I just want to make sure you know about ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

Hit me up with your reading suggestions

Reading more. That’s a good goal for this year, don’t you think? Reading has long been a personal passion. Since early elementary school I have ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

Have you ever donated blood?

“Would you like to donate blood today?” “Sorry, I can’t” – is my recurring refrain as I hurry on by. Guilt washes over me as ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

Now presenting: our annual bridal edition

Today Franklin Living is releasing, featuring our special bridal section – along with a whole slate of other great content. If you’re a newspaper subscriber, ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

These are a few of my favorite things

Sometimes, around this time of year, we all get a little-more-than-usually materialistic. I think even those of us who try to focus on how it’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

Hail to thee, our alma mater

Friday was the first time I’ve been to a football game at my high school since I graduated in 2008. Sometimes it seems like graduation ... Read more

1 year ago by Alison James.

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