7:00 PM Mar 15, 2014
Dr. Russell Kirk
Dr. Russell Kirk was just establishing his dental office in Lebanon when he received a letter informing him he was to report to active duty in the Navy.
7:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
It has become somewhat of an art for me, that of studying Southern culture and deciphering what makes us different from others as well as downright peculiar among ourselves.
6:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) First Freedom Bank senior vice president J.B. Owens presents the outgoing United Way of Wilson County board chair award to Lebanon’s Comfort Suites marketing director Connie Bullington.
United Way of Wilson County recently changed leadership at the board level installing First Freedom Bank’s senior vice president and director of commercial banking J.B. Owens.
5:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) United Way of Wilson County Board Chair, JB Owens, presents Colette Stoffel with Visionary Design Group with an award for volunteer of the year for her work as communications chair for the organization. 
United Way of Wilson County recently awarded the Tim Denny Memorial Volunteer Award to Colette Stoffel for her far-reaching work as communications chair for the organization.
4:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Linda Armistead, president of Wilson One, is pictured with Mickey Hall, deputy director of Wilson County schools.
Mickey Hall, deputy director of Wilson County schools, spoke recently to Wilson One members during the group’s February meeting.
3:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
I’ve heard that you don’t want to see two things being made, sausage and legislation. Well, I grew up on a farm, and I liked making sausage. Maybe that’s why I like seeing how legislation is made.
12:16 PM Mar 10, 2014
Have you noticed all the changes appearing in the fine print on coupons? Chances are you have seen a lot more wording on the bottom of your coupons as well as in-store restrictions regarding the amount of items allowed per customer.
11:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
CNN Hero of the Year Chad Pregracke plans to kick off Keep Tennessee Beautiful month with a public event March 7 at 7:30 a.m. at the Franklin Theatre.
10:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
Remodeling’s on the upswing, with homeowners investing in projects that enhance efficiency and comfort. Among the trends for 2014, according to highly rated remodelers and interior designers:
9:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show will celebrate its 25 anniversary Feb. 27 through March 2.
8:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
The Cedar Senior Center hosted a birthday celebration for Minnie Harlan’s 95th birthday on Feb. 14. She was crowned the Cedar Senior Sweetheart. More than 80 people were in attendance.
7:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
Memphis, Rutherford County, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Smoky Mountains were named the “South’s Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites” by ConventionSouth magazine.
6:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
One Sunday while sitting around the dinner table, Louise and I began to tell Daddy stories, the ones that stretched back to the early days of his preaching life. Since I was born 12 years after he ‘made a preacher’, as our folks said back then, I could only contribute what he had told me about those days not what I had seen.
5:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
Country music’s Tracy Lawrence was presented with the Independent Artist of the Year award at the 2014 MusicRow Country Breakout Awards on Tuesday in Nashville.
5:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
We’re often asked what exactly we do at United Way of Wilson County. The simple answer is we help people. That’s it, no sense over complicating the issue. We work with other partners to help as many people as possible in Wilson County in our many communities.
4:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
One of the biggest challenges we all face is time management. You probably look at your daily “to do list” and say, “how could I possibly fit in another thing?”
8:00 PM Feb 15, 2014
John McMillin
Maybe it’s because I’m older, but this winter seems particularly brutal, and my tolerance to the cold certainly isn’t as good as it was just a few years ago. I consider myself lucky though, in that I’m able to keep warm and pay my utility bills.