10:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
A well-stocked closet is every woman’s dream, but that does not always have to mean the latest fashions.
8:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) FFA and Leadership Middle Tennessee representatives gather on the steps of the Capitol building overlooking the Nashville Farmer’s Market for a check presentation. Pictured left to right are: Jessie Lumpkins, Lynn Maddox, Mendy Mazzo, Dalton Teal, Kevin Robertson, Matt Neal, Richard Stone, Shelby Day, Victoria Utsman, Abby Gass, Valerie Kemp Dreier, Madison Gleaves, Nick Baker, Elke Ridenour, Brendi Kaplan, Ellen Zinkiewicz, Allie Ellis, Coty Vannoy and Chelsea Rose.
Leadership Middle Tennessee, a regional leadership program that engages community and business leaders, recently organized a Farm to Table event at the Nashville Farmer’s Market benefiting the Tennessee FFA and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. More than $20,000 was raised.
5:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization working to improve the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties, announced it is awarding 259 scholarships to students pursuing secondary education at accredited schools throughout the United States.
4:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) The 2014-15 Vol State President’s Ambassadors (from left) are Graham Gaines of Goodlettsville; Virginia White of Miami, Fla.; Maggie Goodner of Lebanon; Allie Brown of Livingston; Sarina Milonis of Hermitage; Samantha Harden of Jamestown; Garrett Moore of Portland; Kristin Grimes of Portland; Lindsey Maxwell of Gallatin; Andrew Stoddard of Lebanon; and Jacob Shartzer of Portland. Not pictured is Kyle Nagy of Goodlettsville.
Volunteer State Community College welcomed a new group of President’s Ambassadors for 2014-15. The ambassadors represent the college at events, conduct campus tours and help with public relations.
2:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
Jenna Pavan
The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants named Cumberland University student Jenna Pavan as the recipient of the Paul L. Royston Scholarship Award.
10:00 PM Sep 2, 2014
The longest and most sacred rule of fashion happens to be the rule everyone seems to break.
8:00 PM Sep 2, 2014
Winfree Bryant Middle School began its Marathon in 26 Days program Aug. 27 in support of Run4Water.
7:00 PM Sep 2, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Vol State President Dr. Jerry Faulkner congratulates the recipients. Pictued, left to right, are William Whitefield of Lebanon,  Liana Brisbon of Mt. Juliet, Faulkner, Savannah Hall of Hendersonville and Kaley Guinan of Gallatin.
Four area students have been awarded Presidential Academic Service Scholarships at Volunteer State Community College.
5:00 PM Sep 2, 2014
School News for Sept. 2, 2014
10:00 PM Aug 26, 2014
Every year, a “color of the year” is named, and during that year the color becomes the most popular color to wear and have.
8:00 PM Aug 26, 2014
Students pictured are Bryleigh Miller, Makaylee Montgomery, Hannah Lasley-High and Joslin Austermiller.
Friendship Christian School second graders recently became detectives and went on a word hunt in the classroom.
5:00 PM Aug 26, 2014
The selected students are Caroline Pope, Eli Moore, Aiden Tummell, Morgan Garton, Gracie Marshall, Dalton Ferrell, Carson Fox, Leslie Perez, Sam Voros, Tylen Elliott, Cami McNutt, Cody Smith, Erik Cruz, Josie Atwood, Carter Pruitte, Evan Lee, Noelle Hilton, Peri Thomas, Kyle Jarvis, Gracie Owens, Ryan Wood, Ainsley Culbreath, Kayle Lucas, Grace Williams, Bailey Harris, Brayden Bittle, Elisabeth Ashley, ReAnna Davenport, Josyiah Tecco and Nathan Empey.
Pictured are the August ‘Students of the Month’ at Carroll-Oakland Elementary School.
9:15 AM Aug 26, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Akira Britton creates a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom tree in class.
Friendship Christian School kindergartners recently read the books, “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom,” by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault's “A told B, and B told C, I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.”
10:00 PM Aug 19, 2014
As August comes to a close and September nears we all are in the “what are we going to wear” stage. We are all tired of wearing our summer clothes, and ready to pull our fall favorites out of our closets even though it is still 85 degrees.
8:00 PM Aug 19, 2014
In honor of her late husband, Lelyette Bryan, Rachel Bryan donated his 1943 graduation class composite to his alma mater, Lebanon High School.
4:00 PM Aug 19, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Rick Smith and John Bryan present a check to Lebanon High School Bowling Team Coach Lynne Jordan.
Rick Smith, Chairman of Go Johnny Go, and John Bryan, Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce chairman of the board, recently presented two grants from the Johnny Keel Wellness Foundation to Lebanon High School staff members.
10:30 AM Aug 19, 2014
Lebanon High School’s Dalton Teel was selected to be a member of the 2014 National FFA Chorus.
Lebanon High School’s Dalton Teel was selected to be a member of the 2014 National FFA Chorus.