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Junior hunter trial held in Thomson for first time

...hunts spanning three states were represented, but the participants felt at home riding beside each other in what member Epp Wilson described as a family sport. Competitors, members and spectators joined together afterward to share food and memories...
Thanks to all who braved winter weather for others

...goes into the stall, they run up and butt them like calves do their mamas when they want to nurse.BOONE KNOX: When Epp Wilson , master of the Fox Hunt at Belle Meade stables in Thomson, learned of the death of Boone Knox last week, he e-mailed...
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Ala. man dies after falling from horse

...members of the Full Cry Hunt in Tuscumbia, Ala., fell from his horse when it missed a turn during the hunt, said Epp Wilson, master and huntsman at Belle Meade Hunt.McCurdy was wearing a safety helmet, but he sustained serious neck injuries...
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Barn burns at hunt club

...because the fire department got here so fast," said Epp Wilson, the president of The Belle Meade Hunt. "The corner...November is the largest hunt club opening in the world, Epp Wilson said. The barn will be replaced. "The show must go...
Fox hunt resurrects past

...the hunt attracted approximately 1,000 people - about 700 of whom were from as far away as Texas and Arkansas, said Epp Wilson, joint master of the event. "It definitely has an economic impact on the restaurants and hotels in Thomson," Mr...
The Thompson sightings

...Knox said he has never heard or seen anything to believe the house is inhabited by dead spirits. Next we went to see Epp Wilson, general manager of the White Columns Inn, who lived in the house for about a year-and-a-half in 1977-78...
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Thomson businessman was known for heart, generosity

...and business leader. Robert Norman Wilson Sr. died Wednesday night at McDuffie Regional Medical Center. He was 83. Epp Wilson said his "Uncle Bob," in his younger years, "was on just about every committee, on the chamber board ... and...
Fishing for profit

...attract them." Mr. Tinley is seeking support from politicians and local businesses for the changes to Mistletoe. Epp Wilson, the owner of White Columns Inn in Thomson, recently met with Mr. Tinley and said he supports bringing big fishing...
Hunters thrill to the chase

...Liz Haas, (803) 442-3940 The Why Worry Hounds - George Thomas, (803) 641-0471 The Belle Meade Foxhounds - Epp Wilson, (706) 595-4830 The Aiken Hounds - Linda McLean or Eleanor Ward, (803) 643-3724
Feral pigs threaten wildlife

THOMSON, Ga. - Epp Wilson remembers the day he first saw wild hogs in McDuffie County. "It was three years ago," he said. "We came across a sow and...