8:00 AM Nov 28, 2013
Wilson County’s unemployment rate was up slightly in October compared to September's rate.
12:04 AM Oct 26, 2013
"Our kids gave great effort," Bears coach Trey Perry said. "When you've got two teams that are fighting for every inch, when you have a turnover like that in the end zone in a one score game, those kind of things make the difference."
4:00 PM Jun 20, 2013
Local motorcycle clubs are banding together in June for a ride to benefit the Wilson County Veterans Park and Museum. The Honor Ride for Veterans will be June 29, beginning at the James E. Ward Ag Center. Kickstands go up at 10 a.m. Veterans Service Officer Bernie Ash, himself a vet...
3:19 PM May 17, 2013
 Photo: Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat

Lebanon Girls Softball Association board members Wayne Oakley (left) and Chris Wrye talk Friday afternoon about options for the league's Family Fun Day scheduled for Saturday after Lebanon received a significant amount of rain. As of Friday evening, most of the games were scheduled to be played Saturday.
Local farmers may enjoy the amount of rain that has fallen throughout Wilson County the last few weeks, but several groups out there are wishing for a little more sunshine. The various cities’ youth recreation leagues are battling the deluge for several weeks, and scheduling has turn...
6:04 AM May 17, 2013
Anyone looking to rid their garage of paint cans, old wooden boards or most anything else that might be cluttering up the place, this summer might be the time to do it. Beginning in April, the Wilson County Landfill adopted its summer hours and is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon...
10:40 AM May 14, 2013
A chance for the family to spend some time listening to some live music and hang with Gen. Robert Hatton is right around the corner. Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce President Sue Vanatta said Thursday's event, to be held on the square in Lebanon, will be "a great night of fun."
12:10 PM Apr 25, 2013
Strawberry picking season is just around the corner, and Circle S Farms in Laguardo is ready to oblige all the berry lovers with rows of them available for visitors to pick as soon as the weather agrees. The farm played host to media day with Pick Tennessee Products on Thursday to give an ...
1:30 PM Apr 12, 2013
 Photo: Kimberly Jordan

Gordon Scott talks about the repairs made to his 1988 Dodge Dynasty with the mechanics who made them happen at the Lebanon AAMCO on Friday morning.
Gordon Scott served his country doing two tours in Vietnam, and a local auto repair shop is giving back by repairing his car for free.
10:30 AM Apr 10, 2013
 Photo: Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat

Members of the Winfree Bryant Rocketry Club girls team prepare a rocket for launch during a qualifying attempt at the Wilson County Fairgrounds on March 20. The girls will attend the nationals May 11 in Plains, Va.
Winfree Bryant Middle School earned some bragging rights with a recent announcement from the Rocketry Club. The club took another giant step forward in its young life when it was notified the girl's team qualified for the national competition, which will be held in Plains, Va., in May....
11:00 AM Mar 21, 2013
 Photo: Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat

Abi Shores pushes the launch button for the Aviators' first qualifying attempt at the Ward Ag Center on Wednesday.
The Winfree Bryant Aviators are reaching for new heights this year with a new student organization. In October, the school started its Rocketry Club, and last weekend, the students brought home a first-place trophy during a competition in Huntsville, Ala. There are seven girls and seven bo...
10:20 AM Jan 12, 2013
Cedars of Lebanon State Park has instituted a new procedure for campers wishing to visit the park. Effective immediately, all campers are required to reserve a space in advance. Currently, the park is accepting reservations in person at the park or by phone. According to Park Ranger Shauna...