Living in the Past… Long, white, beautiful gowns and impeccable manners combine to create the backdrop for a Cotillion Party with members
of the Wilson County Cotillion club. Continue reading “Memories of Cotillions Past”
Prospect is Paying it Forward for all of us The term “paying it forward” comes from the simple idea of doing good works for others to repay the good things that have happened to you. Prospect, Inc. is a local non-profit corporation that at its core is paying it forward for the whole ommunity of Wilson County and twenty other counties across the State of Tennessee.
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Mike Jones is a passionate man. He’s passionate about football, faith and especially family. He’s a regular guy. He’s just like most of us with a few minor distinctions. Okay they may not be so minor. The Mike Jones I’m referring to is a retired defensive lineman whose career in professional football spanned nearly a decade-a lifetime for a lineman- for teams like the Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots, St. Louis
Rams and the Tennessee Titans where Jones helped carry the Titans to their first Super Bowl and assisted with their first AFC Championship.
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Move over Tori and Dean, This B&B is the Real Thing… If the hustle and bustle of the pending holiday season has you prepared to cancel Christmas in favor of Festivus, it may be time to take a 24 hour breather. Rest and Relaxation can be found less than an hour from Nashville at the Historic Watertown Bed and Breakfast located just off the square in Watertown, Tennessee.
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The Art of Food Preparation Cumberland University is fortunate to be part of an exciting new business venture in Wilson County. Thanks to many local advocates including State Representative, Stratton Bone, Linda Shelton of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and Sue Sykes, President of Tennessee Gourmet, Lebanon has been chosen to be the home of the new Cumberland Culinary Center.
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Their Home IS a Labor of Love For Jamie and Lynda Burge… Close your eyes and imagine the sound of wind bustling through the leaves on a Crate Myrtle and wood crackling in a fire pit while your children giddily roast marshmallows on embers. If you can picture this you’re imagining what I’m seeing at Lynda and Jamie Burge’s home just off Old Hickory Lake in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Their home rests on three acres of land in a lake community. I’m jealous, but it’s not until I hear their story of how they got where they are that I realize how much they have in
common with most of us.
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Regardless of whether your holiday festivities will be big or small, chances are that the holiday table in your home will have a succulent ham as its centerpiece. One of the places those from Wilson County can purchase this holiday staple is our new locally owned and operated HoneyBaked Ham Co. and Café.
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Eat, Drink and Be Merry While we love to see Jolly Fat Santa around Christmas, no one wants to see the image of him staring back at us in the mirror! With Christmas Parties, cookie swaps, family dinners it’s no wonder the average American can gain 1 and 4 pounds between Thanksgiving and the New Year.
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One of the most beautifully restored homes in the area can be seen on a leisurely drive down West Main in Lebanon. The skillfully restored facility is known as “Mitchell House” and is the heart of the corporate headquarters for CBRL Group, Inc., the holding company for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
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