The Apison home was built by volunteers and donated supplies, with special touches such as a single-floor plan, a walk-in shower and a shooting range for Andrew.
On Thursday, July 4th, the keys to the home were given to the Smiths, which fanfare from the very people who helped build the home.
The two were dropped off at the event win a limo, and welcome by several hundred people.
Mark Wilson announced that donations from several furniture companies in town, cleaning services, and home insurance were also donated to the Smiths to get them started.
Tom and Jymea Layne own Alpha and Omega Cleaning Company. They've offered to clean the couple's home once a week for free. And they promise to do it forever.
"For as long as I am alive and I have four daughters that will continue on so it's as often as they need it. Whatever Tori and Andrew need," Jymea said. "That's so little for us to give because they gave so much. They gave so much."
Zach Wamp joined hundreds of other supporters Thursday as Andrew and Tori got the keys to their new home.
"I wept and anybody would that has a heart for this country and a heart for marriage," he said. "To hear her talk about what her husband means to her... That's what America is all about man."
Retired four-star General B.B. Bell, there for the event, said "God bless you all for what you've done for this young man and his bride."
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Officials from two counties are responding to a reported explosion at a company that creates a wide range of explosive products. The explosion was reported at Accurate Energetic Systems, 5891 Highway 230More >>
One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a factory that makes ammunition near the Hickman-Humphreys county lines.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:33:41 GMT
More than a dozen horses and a mule rescued during an animal cruelty case are on the mend. They were in bad shape when a rescue group stepped in. "They're eating continuously, which is good," said DedeMore >>
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Four short lines are sparking debate among area parents. The state senate has just passed a resolution that would encourage students to recite the salute to the Tennessee flag in class each day. Some believeMore >>
Four short lines are sparking debate among area parents. The state Senate has just passed a resolution that would encourage students to recite the salute to the Tennessee flag in class each day.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:18:17 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham says his office found roughly 200 untested rape kits. During a budget meeting, the sheriff said there is $75,000 budgeted to test the rape kits. WMC ActionMore >>
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Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:52:02 GMT
Democrats in Congress have opened an investigation into the union vote at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga. Democratic Reps. George Miller (D-Calif.), senior Democrat on the House Education and theMore >>
Democrats in Congress have opened an investigation into the union vote at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:33:48 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a deal. Johnson met with the Jets all day Tuesday and stayed in town to watch the Knicks-NetsMore >>
The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a deal.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:55:17 GMT
The top highway official in Lewis County submitted a letter of resignation on Wednesday to county officials. Lewis County Mayor Van Ward said he received the letter from Highway Commissioner Randall Stewart. WardMore >>
The top highway official in Lewis County submitted a letter of resignation on Wednesday to county officials.More >>