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Honoring veterans: Local man gets new driveway as thank you

World War II veteran Jack Wilhoit received an unusual gift for Memorial Day this year — a new driveway.

“We can’t get over how nice people are about this,” said Wilhoit, 91, who lives in his Jonesborough home with wife, Freda, and admits he is no stranger to gestures of appreciation for his gift of service.

“We’ve had at least five people buy us dinner when we got out to eat. I even had one young girl come up and ask if she could hug my neck.” More...


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