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Tennessee man attempting to break Appalachian Trail record

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Hiking the entire Appalachian Trail is no small feat for adventurers at any stage in life, but for Dale Sanders,...

Warrior Hikers stop in Franklin for 5th year

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The 2017 class of Warrior Hikers stopped in Franklin on Tuesday and were treated to a pizza dinner at the...

90-year-old volunteers time as a Trail Angel along the AT

By Harry Taylor -- Contributing Writer At 90 years old, David Watters  has spent his life working on the cutting edge of space age electronics...

Class of 2017 Warrior Hikers set to arrive in Franklin March...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer After hiking all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail, when he returned home from deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in...

Hiking season means tourism dollars for Franklin 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer To get a better picture of the economic benefit the hiking industry has on Franklin, The Franklin Appalachian Trail Community...

Mayor Scott resigns from Franklin ATCC board 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Since Franklin was designated as the first town along the nearly 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail to be deemed an official...

Warrior Hikers stop off in Franklin along their journey on the...

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer After leaving out of Springer Mountain, Ga., on March 21, a group of 10 hikers representing all branches of the...

Veteran thru-hiker shares stories during Walking with Spring series

Ella Kliger – Contributing Writer “I was telling stories in my classroom, and realized that I just wanted to be a storyteller, and go long...

Warrior Hikers embark on long journey on the way ‘home’

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer Soldiers returning home from battle historically would have a long journey home. After fighting a campaign abroad, military units would...

Town kicks off Spring with beautification projects downtown

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer Despite a chilly start to Spring in Franklin, town officials welcomed the new season with the completion of two beautification...