Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Oliver companies still growing after 25 years

 

Scott Oliver, left, with brother John and Business Manager Linda Moore outside of the new Travel Trailer Sales and Service Center off of Swan Avenue.

It's hard to believe that Oliver Technologies, Hohenwald's major employer started here in Lewis County 25 years ago, and yet they nearly didn't come here at all, in fact as I heard the stories related to me many years ago, it was Bob Gafford who was in Nashville with a Better Business Team that he heard about a California company wanting to move and set up rootes here.

Actually the truth is more like he saw a letter on the desk at the meeting in Nashville and while the person was out of the room wrote down the name and address of the California Company who wrote to the State of Tennessee s...



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