A witness and the girlfriend of a man apparently shot and killed by his grandfather May 7 said the accused gunman was “drunk out of his mind” when the incident took place at their home on Chicken Road.
A Wilson County Board of Education vote to ban a book from the schools’ required reading list may violate board policy, but returning the book to students without a vote to do so could be a violation of the state Open Meetings Act.
A Georgia man filed a complaint with the Lebanon Police Department on Monday claiming a Wilson County commissioner apparently made a threat against him during last month’s Wilson Planning Commission meeting.
About four months shy a year since Lebanon attorney Jere McCulloch died while competing in a bicycle race, a Leadership Wilson group plans to honor his memory and raise funds for a special needs organization with the first Jere’s Ride.
For all the terrible emotions brought about when two bombs exploded at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon one year ago Tuesday, former Friendship Christian School cross country runner Josh Erhard said his life changed for the better.
“Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.”
— Martin Luther King Jr.