12:00 PM Nov 28, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Grace Speck dances in celebration at the completion of her wish of a 15-minute helicopter ride above Lebanon on Wednesday. Pilot John Baugh granted Speck’s wish as a part of the Elmcroft Senior Living Second Wind Dreams program.
One Lebanon senior returned to the air Wednesday, thanks to Elmcroft Senior Living and the Second Wind Dreams program.
11:00 AM Nov 28, 2014
The Lebanon City Council temporarily reached an agreement on a benefit package for retired city employees Wednesday during its special called meeting.
9:00 AM Nov 28, 2014
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Tennessee Center for Applied Technology Lebanon director Mae Perry shows off a classroom currently under renovation in the former Lebanon High School Vocational Center. Lebanon TCAT classes begin Jan. 5.
In a little more than a month, the Tennessee Center for Applied Technology will open its doors in Lebanon to offer more training and certification opportunities for those who seek them.
7:00 PM Nov 26, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Glenda Seay, president of the Southwest Community Club, packs Thanksgiving meal items to benefit various families throughout Wilson County. The Southwest Community Club has prepared Thanksgiving meals for families for more than 30 years.
Southwest Community Club members seek to feed families in need
5:00 PM Nov 26, 2014
Thanksgiving dinner is nearly as treasured for its leftovers as for the feast itself.
1:00 PM Nov 26, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Christmas for All prepares to open its toy warehouse at Westland Methodist Church with the help of (from left) Christmas for All president Alan Ricketts, Lebanon fire Assistant Chief Jason Baird, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead and Lt Brian Fountain.
Christmas for All will begin distribution of toys the week after Thanksgiving, and the Lebanon Fire Department will continue its more than 80-year Spirit of Christmas Toy Drive to help children in and around Lebanon have a merry Christmas.
8:00 AM Nov 26, 2014
A Wilson Central High School teacher initially claimed a hate crime was committed Tuesday after pictures of three religious symbols were removed from a wall at the school.
10:30 PM Nov 25, 2014
Volunteer State Community College spring classes at Wilson Central High School start Jan. 20.
8:45 PM Nov 25, 2014
Pictured from left are Asst. Gov. for District 6 Terry McDonald; Ware; and Lebanon Breakfast Rotary President Greg Butler.
The Rotary District Gov. Jerry Ware recently visited the members of Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club.
7:30 PM Nov 25, 2014
The Winfree Bryant Middle School library played host to its monthly Genre Book Club on Nov. 20.
The Winfree Bryant Middle School library played host to its monthly Genre Book Club on Nov. 20.
7:00 PM Nov 25, 2014
Hostesses for the evening (from left) were Bill and June Heydel, Betty and Carroll Whitener, Jimmy Crawford, Anna VanHouser and Terry Jean Crowell.
The Lebanon Village Woman’s Club had its annual White Elephant Auction on Thursday at the Lebanon Golf and Country Club.
6:30 PM Nov 25, 2014
Tabbetha Guadalupe
The old adage what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger comes to mind when listening to Tabbetha Guadalupe’s story.
5:30 PM Nov 25, 2014
Winfree Bryant Middle School principal’s list and honor roll
5:00 PM Nov 25, 2014
Spectra Energy, community partner in education, contributes to the Aviators Fly First Class Event. On behalf of Spectra Energy, Bobby Arnold presents a $500 check to Winfree Bryant Principal Becky Kegley and Assistant Principal Randy Sampson.
Winfree Bryant Middle School raises funds
4:30 PM Nov 25, 2014
The team is led by Nykeia Dowell and Judy Cruthfield. Steppers include Alexis Abston, Shantara Burnely, Caroline Gonzales, Suketta Fite, Tationia Harris, Antuanae Kennedy, Nadeja Odem, Micah Palmer, Keianna Patton, Autumn McCarter, Tiara Puckett and Meghann Rutherford.
The Lebanon High School Step Team entered its first competition in at least four years Saturday in Hendersonville.
3:30 PM Nov 25, 2014
Antonio Marrero
Antonio Marrero relocated from New York to Nevada before settling in Tennessee.