9:00 AM Aug 11, 2015
Firefighters work to put out a fire at a home at 501 Fairview Ave. in Lebanon on Sunday afternoon. Investigators believe the fire was intentionally set.
Dog dies in Sunday afternoon house fire in Lebanon
6:00 PM Aug 1, 2015
“Indecision may or may not be my problem.” — Jimmy Buffett
2:00 PM Jul 25, 2015
Five dental practices in Wilson County teamed up recently to offer teachers the chance to win money for supplies and educational materials for their classrooms.
5:00 PM Jul 24, 2015
Mt. Juliet officials took nine months to send letters, set up booths, cross-reference church directories, post notifications, attend meetings, advertise and go door to door all to do some counting.
8:00 AM Jul 24, 2015
Amos Shook’s  remains were found in his 1968 Pontiac Catalina that was pulled Tuesday from 30 feet of water in North Carolina. Shook’s daughter, Pam Kolbe, lives in Lebanon.
Lebanon woman’s father disappeared in 1972 in N.C.; his remains found Tuesday
6:00 PM Jul 23, 2015
Children learn basket-weaving skills at the first Kidz Camp in June at Fiddlers Grove. The last Kidz Camp will be Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Local children have one more chance to work with their hands and learn several artisan skills Friday at Kidz Camp.
8:00 AM Jul 23, 2015
The Wilson County Balloon and Music Festival, originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, has been moved to the spring, it was announced Wednesday.
5:00 PM Jul 18, 2015
Editor’s Note: In honor of the start of school in two weeks, the following column was originally published in the Aug. 3, 2013 edition of The Democrat.
8:00 AM Jul 16, 2015
Kenneth Munson
Ruling is partly in favor of sheriff
4:00 PM Jul 11, 2015
“The police can’t protect consumers. People need to be more aware and educated about identity theft. You need to be a little bit wiser, a little bit smarter and there’s nothing wrong with being skeptical. We live in a time when if you make it easy for someone to steal from you, someone will.” — Frank Abagnale
1:00 PM Jul 11, 2015
A nearly five-decade-old practice of Lebanon police and court officials sending careless driving tickets to the state to be processed ended recently, which is expected to save motorists convicted of the offense money on their insurance premiums.
3:00 PM Jul 7, 2015
Two passers-by stopped and pulled a man from his burning car early Monday morning on Interstate 40 near Mt. Juliet.
5:00 PM Jul 5, 2015
Lee Greenwood will promote and sign his new children’s book for fans next week at an event in Mt. Juliet.
2:00 PM Jul 5, 2015
NASHVILLE – Charlie Daniels’ 40th anniversary Volunteer Jam will usher in music fans from all over the world to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Aug. 12 for a historic concert to benefit U.S. veterans in need through the Journey Home Project.
8:00 AM Jun 30, 2015
An armed robbery Saturday night at the Corner Market at 20 Benders Ferry Road remains under investigation.
Suspect later found dead
6:00 PM Jun 27, 2015
Danika Humes and her two children, Zaiden and Zaila, receive the keys Sunday to their new home built by Wilson County Habitat for Humanity women build volunteers.
Two Wilson County single mothers received the keys to their new homes Sunday, thanks to Habitat for Humanity and its volunteers.
8:00 AM Jun 27, 2015
The Supreme Court declared Friday same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, including states like Tennessee that have banned the practice.