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Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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From Moonshine to Fine Wine in Hickman County
Yes, Hickman County gained the reputation for moonshining and is still sometimes called “Keg County” by some old-timers, but we are a little more refined these days. There are many scenic drives in Hickman County including the Natchez Trace Parkway. You can drive on out State Route 50 and visit the new Grinder’s Switch Winery. For more information on it, its wine and things to see, visit http://www.gswinery.com/. It is also part of the Natchez Trace Wine Trail if you would like to make a wine tour.
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