4:30 PM Jun 6, 2013
 Photo: Gabe Farmer • Lebanon Democrat

Thomas Hubbard surprises his wife, Amanda Hubbard, with his return from Iraq to be at her GED graduation ceremony.
The special occasion of 81 Wilson County residents receiving their GED diplomas Thursday night turned into a unforgettable reunion for one Lebanon couple Fairview Church was the setting Thursday night to honor the GED graduates. Family an...
5:00 PM Jun 4, 2013
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Lebanon's Jeff White recently hiked the Appalachian Trail.
Jeff White, a 26-year-old Lebanon native, began hiking the Appalachian Trail, which extends from Georgia to Maine, four months ago in February.   Beginning at Springer Mountain, Ga. and ending at Mount Katahdin, Maine, the Appalachian Trail is about 2,200 miles long. White began ...
3:30 PM May 31, 2013
 Photo: Photo courtesy of Jeremy Jones

Cloa Elizabeth Gragg will celebrate her 110th birthday Saturday as state officials try to confirm whether she’s the oldest living Tennessean.
Wilson County’s Cloa Elizabeth Gragg will celebrate her 110th birthday on Saturday.  Gragg, the youngest of nine children, was born in Putnam County in 1903, and grew up in Baxter. As a child, Gragg’s interests were playing jacks, wading through creeks and riding horses.&n...
3:00 PM May 31, 2013
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Capitol Theatre
The Capitol Theatre on the Lebanon square first opened its doors on Dec. 9, 1949, and those doors will re-open June 21.  With its re-opening, the Capitol Theatre will feature events, such as film screenings, live bands, live theatre performances and weddings. With its prominent positi...