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John Maher Builders Whole Hog Festival

This year’s Whole Hog Festival, sponsored by John Maher Builders, will be held on Saturday, October 8th, from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Oaklawn Mansion in Spring Hill. This family-friendly event will feature live music, a huge kid’s zone, a petting zoo, a craft fair, and much more. Learn More

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Weekend Trips Within Driving Distance of Nashville

Looking for quick weekend getaway within a few hours driving distance? We’ve got you covered.

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Spruce Up Your Property with Landscaping

Quality landscaping not only improves your home’s curb appeal but can drive up the value of your home. It can involve altering the architecture, plants, and exterior of a designated area. Interested in getting started but wondering where to begin? We’ll walk you through the basics.

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Trendy vs. Timeless – How to Strike Balance

You want to keep up with the times while choosing accents and pieces with longevity. This post will help you feel confident in your styling decisions focusing on classic, timeless finishes that will stand the test of time.

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Best Hiking Spots Nearby

Whether you’re looking for a rigorous hike, a casual walk with your dog, or a family-friendly area for your kids to safely play, there are many great hiking options in the Nashville area.

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Benefits of Building a Custom Home

Building a home is very exciting as it provides you with a fresh start. Think about all the memories you will create as the first homeowners and the options for customization you have to truly make it your own. We’ve compiled a list of the benefits when it comes to building your dream house.

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Minimalism – A Trending Style

Minimalism has become more popular than ever. The minimalist style consists of light walls and open spaces. Think fresh, neutral, and modest accessories.

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What to Do with Extra Room in Your House

The options are endless when it comes to transforming and repurposing your extra space into something functional and representative of your hobbies and interests.

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Meet John Maher

John Maher is the Founder and CEO of JMB, an award-winning residential homebuilder in Spring Hill, TN. Together with his team, John has built quite a legacy as Spring Hill’s number one homebuilder for over 30 years.

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How to Choose the Right Paint Color

Before choosing a color, it’s important you determine the functionality of a room and the décor you have in mind. The paint selection process can be daunting. Therefore, we’ve put together some tips to help guide you in the right direction.

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Small Towns to Visit in Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee is home to many idyllic towns with strong southern roots and attractions. Don’t miss checking out the following towns when planning your next day trip.

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The Best Coffee Shops In and Around Spring Hill

Looking to start your day with a fresh cup of joe? Luckily there is quite the selection close by, so you don’t have to go far. Not only do these shops sell good coffee, but they provide a place to unwind and enjoy a quick bite as well.

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How to Create the Ultimate Home Office

Over the last three years, we’ve seen home offices become the norm across many households. Home offices allow people to work more efficiently and comfortably when designed properly. As a professional, having a well-organized space is important to productivity and performance. The following tips will help create an inviting and effective space for everyday use.

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Spring Hill Named Among Safest Places to Live in Tennessee

Spring Hill has been ranked as one of the top 20 safest cities to live according to SafeWise. The town of 45,765 residents ranked #16 on the list.

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Riggs and Bechman Honored as John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes

Ravenswood High School’s Kennedy Riggs and Grace Christian Academy’s Dawson Bechman have been recognized as John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 school year. Both student athletes are eligible for a $2,000 scholarship that will be presented by John and Margie Maher of John Maher Builders at the end of the school year.

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JMB Honors Richards and Plowman as JMB Scholar-Athletes

Summit’s Lily Kate Richards and Centennial’s Cannon Plowman are the latest John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes. The two have been recognized for their achievement both on and off the field. Both are eligible for a $2,000 scholarship to be presented by John and Margie Maher of John Maher Builders at the end of the school year.

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Make the Most Out of Your Kitchen Pantry

A well-organized kitchen pantry is vital to your success in the kitchen. After all, is there anything more satisfying than opening your pantry door and finding everything right where it’s supposed to be? Better yet, it may even spark your creativity to experiment with a new recipe.

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A Local’s Guide to Furniture Stores

So, you’ve scored your dream home. Now it’s time to make it your own. Wondering where to start? We’ve compiled a list of local furniture stores that will help with those finishing touches.

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A Local’s Guide to Restaurants

The Spring Hill area is home to several restaurants offering a variety of cuisines guaranteed to satisfy your palette.  Whether you’re looking for family friendly, date night, or a casual spot to meet friends, we’ve got you covered.

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How to Design the Perfect Outdoor Space

I don’t know about you, but the warmer weather has us excited about spending as much time as possible outdoors. It also has us thinking about getting that deck, patio, or porch entertainment-ready for those family barbecues and relaxing evenings under the stars.

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Things to Do in Spring Hill

Surrounded by farmland, parks, historic homes, and bustling shops, Spring Hill is the perfect blend of old meets new. We’ve gathered some of our favorite local spots and attractions in town for you to check out and enjoy.

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Wilken and Bruehl honored as JMB Scholar athletes

Wilken and Bruehl Honored as John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes

Paige High School’s Lili Wilken and Pierce Bruehl have been recognized as the latest John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 school year. Both are known for their outstanding performance on the basketball court, in the classroom and in the community.

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Tennessee Ranks Amongst Top Destinations for Retirement

Tennessee is more than just a vacation destination. The Volunteer State has become a major hub for transplants of all ages.

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5 Reasons Families Are Moving to Spring Hill

Spring Hill is recognized as one of the fastest growing cities in Tennessee. Located just south of Nashville, between Franklin and Columbia, the town once known for its breeding of livestock and agriculture offers residents a suburban feel while keeping the small-town spirit alive.

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Terry and Magee Named John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes

Lauren Terry of Fairview and Noah Magee of Franklin are the latest seniors chosen as John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 school year. Both are eligible for a $2,000 scholarship that will be presented at the end of the school year by John and Margie Maher of John Maher Builders.

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JMB Sponsors Valentines Gala

John Maher Builders to Sponsor Shine Gala Next Month

John Maher Builders is proud to be the Title Sponsor at this year’s Shine Gala event hosted by The Well Outreach. All proceeds benefit The Well in feeding those in need and supporting the community. The event will take place Saturday, February 12th at The Factory in Franklin.

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2022 State of the City - January 27. 2022 at UAW Hall with Mayor Jim Hagaman and City Administrator Pam Caskie

JMB to Sponsor Spring Hill’s State of the City Event

John Maher Builders will sponsor Spring Hill’s annual State of the City event on January 27th. The event will be presented by the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce.

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Earls and Clevenger Named John Maher Scholar-Athletes

Earls and Clevenger Named John Maher Scholar-Athletes

Nolensville High School’s Chloe Earls and Fairview High School’s Jacob Clevenger have been selected at John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 school year. Both are eligible for a $2,000 scholarship that will be awarded by John and Margie Maher of John Maher Builders at the end of the school year.

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Price and Reed Honored as John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes

Battle Ground Academy’s Kennedy Price and Summit High School’s Maddox Reed have both been selected as the latest John Maher Builders Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 school year. This will be John Maher Builders’ 16th year partnering with the Williamson Herald to recognize local student-athletes.

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Annual black tie event a refreshing success

JMB recently sponsored the Annual Black Tie Fundraising event on October 30th drawing over 200 attendees. JMB has been a longtime supporter of the Chamber Gala and Spring Hill community.

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