4:37 PM Aug 9, 2013
(Gabe Farmer • Lebanon Democrat) Boy Scout Troop 246 attended the Back to School Bash at Lebanon High School to recruit for their Fall membership
A newly forming organization plans to become a Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts of America following its decision to allow openly gay boy scouts.
4:34 PM Aug 4, 2013
(Gabe Farmer • Lebanon Democrat) Empower Me Day Camp campers and helpers perform 'There's a Hole in the Bottom of the Sea' at the Swinefest on Saturday night.
Empower Me Day Camp, which provides opportunity for disabled children in the greater Nashville area, raised funds Saturday night at its ninth annual Swinefest.
4:21 PM Aug 4, 2013
(Gabe Farmer • Lebanon Democrat) Genesis Career College gave free haircuts to children returning to school.
Wilson County students gathered to ring in the school year by getting pampered, playing games and learning about special opportunities Saturday at Lebanon High School.
5:02 PM Jul 20, 2013
 Photo: Gabe Farmer | Lebanon Democrat

Jimmy Musice (left), son of fallen deputy John Musice, helps provide a free will and basic estate planning to Chris Melvin.
Nearly 70 of Wilson County’s Emergency First Responders gathered at the Criminal Justice Center in Lebanon on Saturday to take part in Wills for Heroes.  The event brought together more than 20 volunteer attorneys to write free wills and other basic estate planning for Wilson County&...
4:54 PM Jul 20, 2013
 Photo: Gabe Farmer | Lebanon Democrat

Stanely Merritt, son of Dixon Merritt, cuts the ribbon at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Dixon Merritt Interpretive Center in Cedars of Lebanon State Park.
Many nature enthusiasts gathered at Cedars of Lebanon State Park on Saturday for the grand re-opening of the Dixon Merritt Interpretive Center and Butterfly Garden.  The re-opening ceremony continued throughout the day, starting with donuts at coffee at 9 a.m. and ending with a hay ride at ...
1:05 PM Jun 26, 2013
	  Local authors Brandy Dowell and Amanda Edwards will have a book signing event Saturday for their book "The Land of the Tooth Fairy."
Lebanon natives Amanda Edwards and Brandy Dowell will be hosting a book signing event in Murfreesboro for their book “The Land of the Tooth Fairy.” The children’s book is a story that follows a boy’s journey as he enters into the land of the tooth fairy during a dream.
3:12 PM Jun 24, 2013
Sarah Caves cuts the ribbon on her new Habitat home Saturday.
Volunteers presented single mothers Erica Neuble and Sarah Caves with the keys to their new homes provided by Wilson County Habitat for Humanity on Saturday.
5:00 PM Jun 20, 2013
 Photo: Submitted to The Democrat

Country singer Daryle Singletary stands with Melvin Sloan, legendary Grand Ole Opry dancer, at the Jammin' with the General event Friday evening at the Lebanon square.
Lebanon’s square came to life Thursday night with music, dancing and shopping during the second Jammin’ with the General event.  People from the Lebanon community and beyond gathered on the historic downtown square to learn line dancing and to enjoy a performance from Dary...
5:30 PM Jun 11, 2013
Mt Juliet G.O.L.D. Performs 

Mt. Juliet Middle School's Choral group, G.O.L.D., performs at Cumberland's Symphony on the Lawn event.
Hundreds of people gathered on Cumberland University’s Memorial Lawn Tuesday night to enjoy performances from the Nashville Symphony and from local students. The Cumberland University Fine Arts Council presented the event, which was free for children and students to attend. Fa...