Entries by Center Hill Sun

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Wine Country, White County

Northfield Vineyards specializes in linking people with fruit of the land Sustaining a profitable farm-based business requires an ability to move with the times and think outside the box. Realizing a rural property’s full value and working potential may mean using it to produce something new and unique. Or it may entail rediscovering something that’s […]

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Rep. Ryan Williams a Face of TN’s Political Future

Newly elected House GOP caucus chief in prime position to champion Upper Cumberland issues, potential Congratulations, Cookeville. Your state representative in Nashville is arguably the most popular member of the 74-member House Republican supermajority. He’s also now among the most powerful. Just days after winning a landslide re-election bid on Nov. 8, incumbent state Rep. […]

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River of Rainbows

It’s been a golden year for trout on the Caney Fork It may seem somewhat counterintuitive, but long periods of low rainfall actually tend to improve fishing in cold tailwater rivers like the Caney Fork. So one silver lining in the relative lack of stormclouds since July has been an abundance of rainbows under Center […]

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Room and Board and Upper Cumberland Beauty

Area bed and breakfasts offer great escapes, and not far to get there  Regardless whether you’re a day tripper, globetrotter or local dweller, the Center Hill Lake region offers several B&B options guaranteed to satisfy an urge for respite from your personal grind. If rest, recreation and perhaps a bit of romance is what you seek, […]

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Drive-Ins Still Drawing Audiences of All Ages

Outdoor cinemas featured in Watertown, Sparta and Woodbury Most kids and adults alike would agree that catching a good flick at a drive-in movie theater is a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend a warm summer night. Drive-in movies are a uniquely American form of entertainment, and few Americans who’ve ever visited one now and again […]

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Burgess Falls Overlooks Closed, Park Still Open

Repairs planned, but not for popular old metal stairway Storm-damage last summer to scenic observation decks and the unique gorge-descending staircase are keeping prime Burgess Falls viewing points inaccessible this spring. A notice on the state park’s website declares, “Repair work should begin on the overlook shortly, but the stairs down to the main falls will […]

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Can-Do Trout Flies for the Caney Fork

Ronnie Howard is an expert Tennessee angler with decades of fish-finding experience on regional waters. He’s also the resident fly fishing aficionado for Cumberland Transit outfitters in Nashville. Howard chatted with Center Hill Sun about some tactics and must-have trout flies that will enhance your chances of hooking up with a trophy brown, ‘bow or brookie when you […]