Country legend GEORGE JONES is adding restaurateur to his impressive resume after announcing plans to open a Southern-style diner in Enterprise, Alabama. The singer/songwriter, who owns his own bacon, barbecue sauce and bottled water enterprise, is planning his latest culinary venture with his wife NANCY. The restaurant, called Possum Holler, will be decorated with memorabilia from Jones’ career and will open for business later this year (06). Look for more coming soon
Georgetown woman recently received an unexpected, but much appreciated, phone call. The call came for Betty Pelfrey, 68, while she was in Georgetown Community Hospital with a lung ailment, said Betty’s daughter, Robin Pelfrey.
When Betty heard the voice of country music star George Jones on the the other end of the line, “it just brightened her day,” Robin said. “You wouldn’t believe the expression on her face, ” she said.
From Tennessean features writer Vivi Hoang:
Did you read the “Take me home!” feature Friday in The Tennessean’s Living section about Hamilton, the yellow Lab at Metro Animal Control with an impending death sentence?
Nancy Jones, wife of country music legend George Jones, did. She adopted the 2-year-old canine.
George Jones and Loretta Lynn are featured on a track on Billy Ray Cirus’ newest Album “Wanna Be Your Joe". This amazing song “takes off” on the different side of the country music business, in a fun way, with three great voices combining, to sing the tale as if they are in a casual, “jam session"! In stores now! more
Bandit Records released today an all-star compilation CD singing the praises for the sport of fishing. The CD features contributions from a cross-section of generational country stars as well as a bluesman and folkie or two.