12:00 PM Jan 24, 2015
The staff at the new Tennessee College of Applied Technology was visibly excited to welcome members of Wilson County’s legislative delegation, state Board of Regents members and city and county leaders Friday for breakfast at the new Lebanon campus.
4:00 PM Jan 17, 2015
Wilson County artist Phil Ponder looks at a portrait of Andrew Jackson.
To commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, The Hermitage launched a new $1.1 million exhibit Jan. 8.
10:10 AM Jan 12, 2015
Harvill Eaton
Cumberland University president Harvill Eaton announced Sunday in an email to faculty and staff he plans to retire.
1:30 PM Jan 11, 2015
Funeral arrangements were announced Friday for Casia Watkins, who was shot Monday night in a drive-by shooting at her grandmother’s home and died early Thursday morning at a Nashville hospital.
10:00 PM Jan 10, 2015
“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower
9:00 AM Jan 9, 2015
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Winfree Bryant Middle School principal Becky Kegley looks down an empty hallway Thursday as classes were cancelled due to sub-freezing temperatures. Kegley spent Thursday preparing for students’ return Friday in the wake of seventh-grader Casia Watkins’ death.
A community’s prayers of hope turned to consolation and grief Thursday as 13-year-old Casia Watkins died from the wounds she suffered in a drive-by shooting Monday night.
12:00 PM Jan 8, 2015
With temperatures expected to dip into the single digits Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, both Wilson County and Lebanon students didn’t have to brave the cold, while power companies across the state readied for the frigid conditions.
9:00 AM Jan 7, 2015
Attorneys and an administrative law judge are considering an early February date to argue former Lebanon police Chief Scott Bowen’s disciplinary appeal hearing.
8:00 PM Jan 3, 2015
Good evening, football fans, and welcome to the end of a whirlwind season. In less than a week, the first College Football Playoff will be but a memory.
11:00 AM Jan 2, 2015
Tennessee Department of Health surveillance noted a steady increase in influenza activity in Tennessee and warned the current flu season could get even more severe, while the Centers for Disease Control said the flu has reached epidemic status.
11:00 AM Dec 23, 2014
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery said Monday he plans to join a multi-state lawsuit launched by fellow Republicans in other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive action on illegal immigration.
9:00 PM Dec 20, 2014
As the years go by, there’s a universal constant. Nothing stays the same. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. If we don’t change history, we are doomed to repeat it.
1:00 PM Dec 20, 2014
Nearly a year has passed since Novamet Specialty Products Corp. officials announced the company’s new home would be in Lebanon at the former Toshiba plant.
8:00 AM Dec 20, 2014
The Lebanon City Council took the last step Thursday morning to hire an outside attorney to represent the city in former police Chief Scott Bowen’s disciplinary appeal hearing.
8:00 AM Dec 17, 2014
An attorney representing former Lebanon police Chief Scott Bowen said Tuesday Mayor Philip Craighead fired Bowen for political reasons and plans to go the legal distance to fight it, if needed.
8:00 PM Dec 13, 2014
For those not residing under a proverbial rock, the twinkling lights and images of Santa Claus are a clear indication 2014 will soon be another page in the history books.
9:00 AM Dec 13, 2014
A change in law in Lebanon’s charter earlier this year allowed Mayor Philip Craighead to fire police Chief Scott Bowen without city council approval.