10:23 PM Dec 30, 2013
The driver of a car narrowly escaped after it struck a tree and caught fire Monday afternoon.
10:17 PM Dec 30, 2013
A kitchen fire significantly damaged a more than 100-year-old Wilson County home Monday afternoon.
11:14 AM Dec 30, 2013
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store board chairman James Bradford on Monday responded to Sardar Biglari’s recent demands the company be put up for sale.
9:00 AM Dec 30, 2013
By now, Christmas is but a distant memory in many minds, but my head is still spinning. And the lone question I keep asking myself is, “What was I thinking?”
5:47 PM Dec 28, 2013
Shaun Sullivan
A Jackson man faces a laundry list of charges after authorities from multiple agencies worked together to catch him following an armed robbery Friday at a Lebanon convenience store.
4:04 PM Dec 27, 2013
(Caitlin Rickard • Lebanon Democrat) The Sudden Service Shell Station on S. Cumberland Street in Lebanon was the scene of an armed robbery Friday afternoon.
Authorities from multiple agencies converged Friday afternoon to arrest an armed robbery suspect who held up the Sudden Service Shell Station in Lebanon.
8:01 PM Dec 22, 2013
Harold 'Scottie' Scott
Lebanon-based Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. and a Lebanon man who is an advocate and online contributor for HIV/AIDS awareness each responded Sunday to “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson’s recent comments in a GQ magazine article.
9:25 PM Dec 13, 2013
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Officers search a car Friday night in the Burger King parking lot on N. Cumberland Street after chemicals and materials used to make a meth lab are found and seized.
A routine traffic stop resulted in two suspects charged, along with chemicals and materials used to make methamphetamine seized Friday night by Lebanon police.
3:17 PM Dec 13, 2013
An unidentified man apparently lost control of his pickup after hitting a guardrail and rolled several times before coming to rest in the median on Highway 109 near Wilson Central High School on Friday afternoon.
1:00 PM Dec 13, 2013
Video from Sonny and Felicia Highers' extreme Christmas lights display at their home on Castle Heights Avenue in Lebanon. Read more about it in Saturday's edition of The Lebanon Democrat.
11:09 PM Dec 12, 2013
Tavaria Merritt
The state Court of Criminal Appeals reduced a 225-year prison sentence Tuesday for a former Lebanon youth minister who pleaded guilty to nine counts of child rape in 2011.
12:49 PM Dec 12, 2013
Video from the Be a Santa to a Senior Wrapping Party.
2:00 PM Dec 11, 2013
Tim Setterlund
A second lawsuit against the Wilson County Board of Education and Director of Schools Tim Setterlund alleging wrongful termination was filed last month, just days prior to Setterlund unveiling his plans to add new positions at the Central Office.
8:07 PM Dec 7, 2013
Lebanon officials said plans for the annual Christmas parade will continue despite rain in the forecast.
2:00 PM Dec 6, 2013
G.C. Hixson
Joint Economic and Community Development Board executive director G.C. Hixson pitched a plan to the board’s executive committee Thursday, asking for more than $20,000 to fund a new professional recruitment initiative in Wilson County.