African-Americans celebrate heritage, culture

Published 6:06 pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Franklin Department of Parks & Recreation sponsored its annual Franklin African-American Festival on Saturday at Barrett’s Landing Park in downtown Franklin. Linda Russell served as mistress of ceremony. In all it was a very successful and entertaining day complete with good weather, food vendors, merchandise vendors, good fellowship and entertainment that was off the scale.

Franklin Police

Franklin Police Sgt. Scott Halverson, left, and Chief Steve Patterson talk with city residents during the the festival. Submitted | Frank A. Davis

the grace & company

The Grace & Company finale with everyone dressed all in white. Submitted | Frank A. Davis