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Maury County was originally Indian lands and once was a part of Williamson County. It was created in 1807 and named aver Abram P. Maury. Maury was a politician, lawyer and state senator. The county covers over 600 square miles.

Within the county, you will find Columbia State Community College and six different cities including:

  • Columbia
  • Culleoko
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Santa Fe
  • Spring Hill
  • Williamsport

Columbia is home to about 38,000 residents and provides the home for the annual Mule Days. This week-long festival attracts about 200,000 people every year. The city is also known for the historic town square and a green-way system. It was once the home for James K. Polk, the 11th president of the United States.

Mt. Pleasant has its

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EventsMardi Gras is right around the corner and it's necessary to know where to enjoy this excellent holiday. Many events will be held throughout the city. Here are some of the best choices.

Mardi Gras Y'all - March 1st

This event is a new one for Nashville and will be held from 10am to 10pm on Saturday, March 1st. It will be hosted by Jack FM and will provide plenty of fun. Three stages of fun will be provided, along with a fat Elvis, plenty of food, beads and tons of drinks. Fifteen food trucks will be on hand and a beer garden with 10 craft brews. The event is free for the public.

Mardi Gras Soiree - March 1st

A great choice for your Mardi Gras fun, the Soiree will be held for the third time from 9pm to 3am on Saturday, March 1st. Wear your

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East Nashville is one of the best places to shop in the Music City. The district is full of independently-owned stores, boutiques and shops. They are mainly found in Five Points, but some are found in other parts of the East Side, as well. Many of the best shops are found here including:

Old Made Good - 3701B Gallatin Pike

If you love to find something old that has been turned into something incredible, Old Made Good or OMG is the store for you. This East Nashville store provides many beautiful furniture pieces, vintage clothing, jewelry and more.

Hey Rooster General Store - 1106 Gallatin Avenue

This native store provides plenty of different items with a modern take on a general store. You will find all kinds of handmade goods, small-batch

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Image Credit: Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/portobaytrade/4723366171/If you need to take a client out or a potential employee, you need to know where to dine. Business dinners require a different type of restaurant compared to a romantic date. Here are some of the top choices for business dining in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Palm - 140 5th Avenue South, Nashville

The Palm is a part of a national chain, but it provides one of the best places to dine in Nashville. This restaurant provides plenty of excellent dishes for lunch or dinner and the atmosphere is perfect for a business dinner.

Caffe Nonna - 4427 Murphy Road, Nashville

Sylvan Park is home to the very popular Caffe Nonna, which provides some of the best pasta in the city. This restaurant is a local favorite and perfect for taking out of town business clients

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The city of Nashville is found on a number of lists of top cities throughout the United States. Recently, it was named to another top list from Forbes.com. This list ranked Nashville fourth on the list of the "Best Buy Cities" for 2014. Forbes included Murfreesboro and Franklin as a part of Nashville in the study and the list.

The top ten areas found on the list includes:

  1. Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
  2. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
  3. Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
  4. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tennessee
  5. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
  6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
  7. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  8. Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida
  9. Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
  10. Boise City-Nampa, Idaho

Nashville is in the fourth spot on the list

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The neighborhood with the only unobstructed view of the Tennessee State Capitol, North Capitol is a popular choice for residents and visitors. It's found in Downtown Nashville between the Cumberland River and 8th Avenue. The neighborhood used to be known for industry and was once called the Black Business District, but quite a bit has changed over the years.

Until 1949, this area of Nashville was full of African American homes, rundown shanties and industrial businesses. However, when the first postwar urban renewal program was launched, it started to change. This program was called the Capitol Hill Redevelopment Project.

Many new arrivals came to the area with the redevelopment including:

  • Nashville Farmers Market
  • Nashville Municipal Auditorium
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