7:00 PM Jun 19, 2006
June 10, 2006 – Georgia-based developers inked a multimillion dollar deal this week to purchase the 187-acre tract off North Mt. Juliet Road that will eventually become home to The Paddocks – a new large-scale retail development bound for Mt. Juliet. Located just north of Providence Mar...
7:00 PM Jun 14, 2006
June 8, 2006 – Wilson Emergency Management Agency Director Jerry McFarland said Tuesday the agency is rapidly outgrowing its headquarters off Oak Street in Lebanon and is in dire need of an expansion. McFarland told the county's emergency management committee currently three employees work ou...
7:00 PM Jun 14, 2006
June 9, 2006 – Circumstances surrounding the alleged sexual assault of a female employee at a West Wilson County facility for troubled teens are now under investigation by the county sheriff's department and the district attorney. Both agencies are investigating the failure of the Youth Ranch...
7:00 PM Jun 12, 2006
June 7, 2006 – An early morning drug raid at a 36-acre farm north of Lebanon uncovered a "sophisticated," multimillion-dollar marijuana growing operation Tuesday – the second major drug bust in the county in less than a week. Officers with the Wilson County Sheriff's Department Narcotic...
7:00 PM Jun 7, 2006
June 1, 2006 – Formally announcing his bid to return to Legislative Plaza, former State Senate speaker pro tempore Robert Rochelle pledged Wednesday to never again support a state income tax without first securing the approval of Tennessee voters. "I went and talked to folks," Rochelle said. ...
7:00 PM Jun 7, 2006
June 2, 2006 – Six men, some of whom are believed to be Mexican nationals, were taken into custody by Lebanon police this week as part of the largest narcotics seizure in the history of the Lebanon Police Department. The Wednesday morning sting resulted in the seizure of approximately 722 pou...
7:00 PM Jun 7, 2006
June 1, 2006 – While former state lawmaker Robert Rochelle was critical of incumbent State Sen. Mae Beavers during a press conference Wednesday, he did not mention his opponent in August's Democratic primary, Lebanon resident Aubrey Givens. Givens, however, said he was not bothered by the omi...
7:00 PM Jun 4, 2006
May 24, 2006 – A proposed three-year construction plan released by the Tennessee Department of Transportation on Tuesday includes funding for four high-profile Wilson County road projects – two in growth-laden West Wilson and two in Lebanon. The proposal, known as the State of Tennessee...
7:00 PM Jun 4, 2006
May 20, 2006 – Citing a need to first restructure Wilson County's zoning ordinance, county planners rejected a rezoning request for some 1,400 acres in the Tuckers Crossroads community for the development of an "active adult" community and golf course. Cookeville-based Hall Investments L.P. h...
7:00 PM Jun 4, 2006
May 27, 2006 – A lawsuit brought against the City of Mt. Juliet by a former MJPD dispatcher has been dismissed by U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger, who granted the city's motion for summary judgment earlier this week. In the suit, former MJPD dispatcher William Guthoerl maintained his Dec. 1...
7:00 PM May 23, 2006
May 19, 2006 — Last heard by county officials in 2004, a request to rezone nearly 1,400 acres near East Wilson County's Tuckers Crossroads community for a planned residential development is set to appear before county planners Friday. Located on the southeast quadrant of the intersection of B...
7:00 PM May 23, 2006
May 12, 2006 – Following the election of a new Wilson County Commission in August, county lawmakers may see a $200 increase in their monthly paychecks – a $60,000 a year expense for county government. The county's rules committee recently recommended the full Commission consider a resol...
7:00 PM May 9, 2006
April 26, 2006 – Though a number of ideas remain on the table, commuter rail officials say they may look to local governmental entities for assistance in acquiring liability insurance for the Music City Star. Members of the Eastern Corridor Oversight Committee (ECOC) met Tuesday to discuss th...
7:00 PM Apr 18, 2006
April 13, 2006 Nineteen-year-old Parker Minor's voice quivered only slightly Wednesday as he sifted through a stack of photographs captured last week, mere moments after a deadly tornado ripped across Sumner County. "I was in the debris cloud," he said, still speaking with an air of disbelief. "All...
7:00 PM Apr 9, 2006
March 30, 2006 Officials with the Nashville & Eastern Rail Authority and Metro Nashville are working toward a deal that will ultimately help clear the way for a new minor league baseball park in Music City. "The railroad actually for many years, prior to the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Authority, ...
7:00 PM Apr 2, 2006
March 28, 2006 Construction on a $6.1 million automotive seat manufacturing facility forecast to create 160 high-paying jobs in Gladeville's Nashville-East Logistics Center could be completed by early autumn, economic development officials confirmed Monday. TACLE Seating U.S.A. LLC – a joint ...
6:00 PM Mar 27, 2006
March 23, 2006 Talks between Wilson County and Mt. Juliet officials regarding a now-defunct fire protection agreement are expected to resume soon following Wednesday's appointment of a five-member ad hoc committee intended to oversee discussions. Almost four weeks after the Wilson County Commission...