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A week or so back, I decided to go visit an old friend. So, I packed up some gear and headed for the Brim Hollow. I took two chain saws, a 12-gauge shotgun, and my favorite little ax; but most importantly, I took my time.

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A week or so back, I decided to go visit an old friend. So, I packed up some gear and headed for the Brim Hollow. I took two chain saws, a 12-gauge shotgun, and my favorite little ax; but most importantly, I took my time.

Kevin has been a fixture of Hendersonville for the past several years, very active as a Board Member on the Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce and well-known around town. He even started the noted business networking group Business Network International (BNI), “Give. Gain. Grow!” Chapter.

My earliest memories of a cornfield take me back to a time when I was four years old. In those days my father harvested corn by hand. The process was called “gathering corn.”

Some are and some are scammers.  So, what is a contact tracer?  In the fight against COVID-19, a weapon used by public health officials is the contact tracer.  These are people who contact you to discuss the fact that you have tested positive for the virus or have been in close contact with …

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month which offers a time to highlight the necessity of learning and talking about suicide prevention. National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 6 – 12 and World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10. 

Low morale is permeating police departments across our nation as protesters repeatedly vilify, demonize, and verbally attack the thin blue line.

For several weeks, we have seen chaos reign supreme in leftist cities and states across our nation. Whether it’s the unrest in Portland that has lasted more than 90 days, autonomous zones in Seattle, or the destruction of monuments and defacement of memorials in our nation’s capital, we have…

This week’s cup of coffee was with Genny Kirkland Willett, pharmacist and owner of Hendersonville Health Mart. Genny has an inviting smile and a sweet disposition. She’s a twin and a Hendersonville native, who grew up on the Indian Lake Peninsula.

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We will see a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms Thursday and Friday, and high temperatures will be in the mid- to upper-80s and drop into the 60s at night.

Recently, my colleagues and I returned to Nashville for an extraordinary session of the 111th Tennessee General Assembly — the 61st special session in the history of this great state. One of the issues we worked to address was to clarify standards for holding a person or entity liable for lo…

Not only is Dilya Knight, owner of Jolly Ollie's Pizza & Pub, the epitome of “the American Dream,” she’s also helping shape the youth in our community.

Last week I wrote of my relative inexperience in the horse business. Actually, I have only been “around” horses on any kind of consistent basis for the past 10 or so years.

Aug. 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of Tennessee passing legislation to ratify the 19th Amendment (referred to as the “Anthony Amendment”) to the United States Constitution permitting women the right to vote. 

Uncertainty seems to be the only thing we can be certain of today, which is a theory put forth by French theologian, writer, and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Yet it was Carl von Clausewitz, a Prussian general and military theorist, who proposed “our intellect always longs for clarity and cer…

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One of the things I have noticed since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis and with the ongoing urban demonstrations and rioting in our land is an increasing absence of joy among our people.

I heard and read a while back with both disdain and amazement that some of our major cities have outlawed a number of kid’s games because of safety risks.