Franklin, TN Named Best Southern Town!

Bringing in more than 69 percent of the final round votes, Franklin, TN, is the winner of the 2014 Greatest Southern Towns Bracket, hosted by Garden & Gun Magazine! Thirty-two towns were pitted against each other in this NCAA style bracket and more than 1.3 million votes were cast

Franklin beat Fairhope, AL; Oxford, MS and Florence, AL before taking on Hot Springs, AR in the Final Four Round and then Savannah, GA in the Championship Round. Although Savannah’s population outnumbers Franklin’s by nearly 100,000 people, Franklin pulled through.

Congrats, Franklin!

In case you missed it….Wednesday night, the Franklin Theatre held a social media pep rally and our team was there to talk to folks about why Franklin is the greatest Southern Town. Check out our video HERE

To celebrate Franklin’s victory, Downtown Franklin is having an early happy hour today, Friday April 4. From 3-5 p.m. to celebrate. Stop by your favorite Main Street area hangout and toast the victory. Mellow Mushroom, Gray’s On Main, 55 South, Puckett’s Boathouse, Puckett’s Restaurant, McCreary’s Irish Pub, 55 South — they’re all ready to celebrate the victory.

Sweet CeCe’s Five Points location in Downtown Franklin is offering $1 off frozen yogurt from 3-5 p.m. today if you walk in and say “we won.”

Mellow Mushroom is celebrating the win with specials on their local products from 3-5 p.m. today. Local beer Turtle Anarchy is $3, Arrington Vineyard wines are $2 off, and the yummy spinach artichoke dip is just $5.


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