9:00 AM Sep 28, 2014
The tents will be erected and the lights will brightly shine from the top of the hill at 2212 Cartel Drive in Lebanon when the 12th annual Low Country Boil to fight cancer flips open its flaps to an evening of good fun, chow-down food, warm fellowship and feel-good music.
9:00 AM Sep 21, 2014
No one knows what traumatic effect a child suffers when he or she is placed in a horrific circumstance.
9:00 AM Sep 14, 2014
Lebanon’s Shirley Tellis is a lady surrounded by many coordinated colors, has accomplished many creditable accolades in her professional life and beat more physical set-backs than any one person should ever have to face in a single lifetime.
7:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
(Bonnie Bucy • Lebanon Democrat) Blake Rayne, who played dual roles as Ryan Wade and Drexel Hemsley, stands in the lobby of the Roxy Theater before the premiere of ‘The Identical.’
Film’s inspirer, moviemakers, stars on hand to meet, greet fans
9:00 AM Sep 7, 2014
In 1952, Willy Oliver went to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry as a square dancer with the Ralph Sloan Dancers.
9:00 AM Aug 24, 2014
To properly begin a story on a person as accomplished and respected as Ruth Wharton, it would make sense to start at the beginning when she was born to A.C. and Mary Wharton, also area natives and highly regarded people.
9:00 AM Aug 17, 2014
Even at 90, she’s still 100 pounds of energy.
7:00 PM Aug 12, 2014
(Bonnie Bucy • Lebanon Democrat) Oleta Winfree, one of the founding members of local AARP Chapter 5023, introduces Ruth Wharton at the 20-year celebration banquet Saturday.
AARP Chapter 5023 celebrated its 20th anniversary Saturday night with a banquet at the Wilson County Senior Citizens Center in Lebanon.
9:00 AM Jul 27, 2014
The name of Lester has long been synonymous with the food industry.
9:00 AM Jul 20, 2014
Just as Germany laid claim to the World Cup in soccer last week, Mt. Juliet’s David Heimbach made major announcements about bubble ball soccer coming to Wilson County.
7:00 PM Jun 10, 2014
Founded in 1842, Cumberland University is now 172 years old, and the Phoenix Ball turned 31 Saturday as its premiere fundraiser.
9:00 AM Jun 8, 2014
Esther Arrington
Esther Arrington, 86, claims she was “born in the center of the universe, Liberty, Tenn.,” and so far as she knows today, she was the first registered nurse from DeKalb County.
8:00 PM May 24, 2014
Tommy VanAtta doesn’t look old enough to have played music in a band for 50 years.
10:30 AM Nov 16, 2013
(Bonnie Bucy • Lebanon Democrat) Ann Willits stands beside the sign that welcomes patrons to the new Chop House on the Green.
Ann Willits grew up around food in Piqua, Ohio because both her mother and father liked to cook.
2:00 PM May 31, 2013
 Photo: Bonnie Bucy • Lebanon Democrat

Jean Ellen and Dr. Scott Baker play host for this year's Patron's Party.
As with the anticipation leading up to Cumberland University’s Phoenix Ball to include a spectacular Patron’s Party, this year’s event at the home of Dr. Scott and Jean Ellen Baker was no exception. The weather accommodated the event with clear sky and temperatures comfor...
3:30 AM Nov 20, 2012
 Photo: Submitted to The Democrat

Curtis Reed sits at his piano at his Lebanon home.
Curtis Reed has lived in California, New York, Atlanta, Atlantic City and even Rome (Georgia, that is,) but he has considered Lebanon home for the last several years.
10:30 AM Nov 8, 2012
 Photo: Submitted to The Democrat

Kim and Jay White played host to the dessert finale in their recently purchased home.
Lights in facilities all over Wilson County were gleaming Saturday evening as the 10th annual Dare To Dine event for Leadership Wilson began. In all, 29 hosts in 15 homes entertained about 170 appreciative diners who had paid $50 each to dine. Serving as Leadership Wilson's primary ...