8:00 AM Aug 28, 2014
Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead and GoodSports president and chief executive Jerald Good both confirmed a handshake deal Wednesday to bring one of the first in a chain of hotels and sports complexes to Lebanon’s Cumberland Center.
1:00 PM Aug 27, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) In 2010, LightWave Solar installed a 60-kilowatt rooftop solar system at Permobil’s North American headquarters in Lebanon. The system consists of 192 solar panels and generates about $16,650 annually at current electric rates.
Rising energy costs and other financial incentives are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a long-term alternative energy source.
8:00 AM Aug 27, 2014
Jerald Good
Start-up company eyes Cumberland Center as site for new hotel, indoor sports center
11:00 AM Aug 26, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Pictured are Rock-Tenn Lebanon Folding general manager, John White, and Congresswoman Diane Black. White led Black on a plant tour of Rock-Tenn on Monday morning.
Congresswoman talks jobs during tour of Lebanon facility
7:00 PM Aug 22, 2014
Dave Ramsey
I have a 5-year-old daughter, and I want to start a 529 for her. However, I’m concerned that the government might seize the 529 assets in order to pay off debt and give people treasury bonds instead. Do you think this might happen?
6:00 PM Aug 21, 2014
“I have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and – I can’t remember what the third thing is.” — Fred Allen, American comedian and radio show star
4:00 PM Aug 21, 2014
Farm Credit Mid-America, an agricultural lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, opened a new office in Lebanon at 1212 S. Hartmann Drive.
8:00 PM Aug 20, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (from left) are Will Jordan, Gordon Bone and Steve Seger, who were re-elected to the Middle Tennessee Electric board of directors Saturday.
Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. members re-elected three incumbents to their board of directors’ seats during the cooperative’s annual meeting Saturday at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro – Hotel and Conference Center.
8:00 AM Aug 20, 2014
(Image courtesy of Vastland Realty Group) The Cumberland Center in Lebanon could include a new GoodSports facility, event center, two hotels and a train station if plans come to fruition.
Meeting set with GoodSports officials to discuss plans
9:00 AM Aug 19, 2014
(Democrat File Photo) University Medical Center’s parent company, Community Health Systems, was a recent target of a cyber attack where 4.5 million patients’ records were stolen.
About 4.5 million patients’ records stolen by group from China
12:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Rick Majewski, plant manager at the newly opened Wilson County Tire and Retreading, demonstrates the process for retreading used tires during the company’s open house Wednesday.
Curious minds gathered at the newly opened Wilson County Tire and Retreading, which held its own open house Wednesday morning.
9:00 AM Jul 23, 2014
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Executive director G.C. Hixson speaks to the Joint Economic and Community Development Board on Tuesday at its quarterly meeting.
Wilson County Joint Economic and Community Development Board director G.C. Hixson gave several indications Wilson County was popular among businesses and industries looking to locate locally.
10:00 PM Jul 19, 2014
Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper announced a proposed settlement of claims for monetary relief against Apple Inc. related to its participation in a price-fixing conspiracy in the market for E-books.
9:00 PM Jul 19, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Models Wanted contest winners Camy and Claire Stout present $5,000, courtesy of Rack Room Shoes, to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America at the Lebanon Premium Outlets location. Pictured (from left) are contest winner Camy Stout, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America representative Michele Niec and contest winner Claire Stout.
As winners of Rack Room Shoes’ 10th anniversary Models Wanted contest, two area siblings are now featured in the national footwear retailer’s Back to School advertising campaign.
1:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
NASHVILLE – Newspaper writers, editors, designers and publishers won top awards Friday in the Tennessee Press Association’s 2014 newspaper contest, co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee.
1:00 PM Jul 15, 2014
Wilson County’s sales tax revenues in June continued a nearly two-year trend of increased collections compared to that of the prior year in the same month.