Just recently went through the Tennessee state mandated course for a permit to carry a handgun at the local gun shop "Guns and Leather" http://gandlacademy.com/ Was very impressed with there whole operation. Everything from entering the parking lot in the morning to leaving in the afternoon was handled in a professional courteous manner.... The instructor was excellent with blending the required information with his own experience as a law enforcement officer. During the breaks in the class you can window shop in the showroom at a nice large selection of both handguns and rifles. On the lower level is the range where you can buy ammo, get a target and shoot ( either your weapon or you can rent from a selection of nice guns). All told I couldn't have been more pleased with my experience and I am looking forward to taking more training classes to improve my shooting skills. John
Among the horde's of tips and tactics for the real estate investor one principal stands out in front of all the rest : Buy the WORST house in the BEST neighborhood. It's that simple..... on a strictly financial point of view it is the most important thing to do. The way it works is easy. As the best areas appreciate the fastest as they are in high demand even an old fixer upper is likely to keep going up in value along with the rest of the neighborhood.... The old saying of the 3 most important things when it comes to real estate are LOCATION,LOCATION,LOCATION are true. But when it comes to a couple looking for their primary residence it is hard to settle for a less desirable house over a house that rings all the bells..... But if you want the best chance at fast appreciation.... You know what to do!! Just by learning a small amount of strategies you can make a HUGE difference in your financial Future! Thanks for reading, John and Debbie : http://Debbiemeyers.realtor
Looking for a place to swim on a hot summer day? Look no further than Lock 3 park - Old Hickory lake access area off Walton ferry road. As far as I know it's the only "beach" in Hendersonville to swim at. It seems to be lightly used and along with the swim area it has a nice "no frills" boat launch with good fishing close by. As you turn onto lock 3 road it's like going back in time as your going thru a canopy of old trees and to the right some old original cabins and a farm. Then when you emerge your at the park. Many parents of young children like to go there for a few hours of swimming fun. There is also a few picnic tables and grills for cooking. The boat launch never seems to be crowded and you are located on a great part of the lake. One thing to keep in mind is although the swim area is roped off with plastic floating buoys there is no netting on them so.... it is possible some of the critters from the lake may swim by you 🙂 One negative is as with most parks in Hendersonville there are an abundance of geese that frequent them and the associated mess that they leave after they visit. You and your children need to be really careful where you walk!... but it is after all a nature park. Get out there and have some summer fun! John
Hendersonville,Tennessee June 1st, 2016 Since moving to Old Hickory lake every spring I have been catching some really nice Crappie's. Every year as I have been refining my technique's my catches have produced some really large specimens and it got me wondering just how large they grow to in Old Hickory. So I did some research and found out that the LAKE record was 2 pounds and 1.6 ounces..... And just the other day I caught this one in 14 feet of water off a known spawning area. One technique that pays to spend some time doing is trolling a crankbait through areas that hold springtime crappies. That's how I hooked this rascal. I used a medium light spinning combo spooled with 10 lb test line. I have a good selection of crankbaits but the one I seem to fall back on is this Vintage Bagley Balsa wood killer b. I have caught just about anything that swims on these.
If your looking for a campground near Nashville one you may consider is Cages Bend Campground located between Hendersonville and Gallatin. It's right on Old Hickory Lake on a nice point of land with full amenities including a nice launch area for your boat. Beautiful and peaceful , a great place to camp!