There was a time when the general store was the center of every community, particularly in small towns or in the country. You'd go to the general store to get everything from blue jeans to parts for your plow to a hot meal. Most of those places have given way to chains and big-box stores, but Rob Wilds visited one restaurant that started life as a general store and still has the feel of one.
Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).