11:30 AM Jan 24, 2013
At the last Wilson County Commission Budget Committee meeting, Commissioner Annette Stafford broached the issue of increasing the number of members on the county school board.
11:00 AM Jan 24, 2013
Sp Vil 1  Photo: Mary E. Hinds

Peggy Keel of Sports Village is celebrating 25 years of her businees Saturday evening with a "Crusie to Nowhere" party to mark the occasion.
After 25 years of fun and fitness, Peggy Keel with Sports Village is throwing a party to celebrate all the clients, employees and friends who have made her business a success. Keel will have a "Cruise to Nowhere" anniversary party Saturday from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Sports Village at 1735 Wes...
11:00 AM Jan 24, 2013
A local project got preliminary plat and site-plan approval from the Lebanon Planning Commission on Tuesday night, but the players involved are playing it close to the vest when it comes to details about the business involved.
6:00 PM Jan 22, 2013
For those who love chocolate, or fashion or getting a chance to participate in a silent auction with great things up for grabs while helping out local children who have suffered physical and sexual abuse, there's an event that's sure to not be missed.
9:00 AM Jan 22, 2013
If the Great Recession has taught us anything, it's that people need to be more cautious with their money.
1:10 PM Jan 21, 2013
It's time to get out the thermal underwear that has been in storage for the last couple of years because a cold snap has lowered the boom on Middle Tennessee.
9:00 AM Jan 21, 2013
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Billy Marks receives a watch from Shenandoah Mills president Dale Nunnery to mark the occasion of his retirement.
For those inclined to complain about their jobor think after a year or two they can't stand it another day, take a lesson from Billy Marks, who celebrated his retirement after more than 57 years at Shenandoah Mills. "We gave him a little send...
10:20 AM Jan 19, 2013
WEMA  Photo: Mary E. Hinds

County officials including WEMA Director John Jewell and Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto (right on front row) came out to celebrate the breaking the ground for the new WEMA Station at Hunters Point Pike on Friday.
Wilson Emergency Management Agency officials broke ground Friday on the agency's new Station 9 at Hunters Point Pike and Highway 231 N.
10:30 AM Jan 18, 2013
Four local professionals were selected to join the Cumberland University’s Board of Trust to help carry the university into the future.
10:20 AM Jan 18, 2013
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Wilson County Administrator of Elections Phillip Warren
Wilson County Administrator of Elections Phillip Warren announced Monday his organization is advocating vote centers to create sustainable tax-dollar savings during elections.
10:10 AM Jan 18, 2013
The Wilson County Commission Budget Committee met Thursday with funding school resource officers for elementary schools in Wilson County as its top agenda item.
10:00 AM Jan 18, 2013
Every year it's a challenge all across the United States with it's onslaught of fear and loathing - it's the flu.
11:00 AM Jan 17, 2013
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Boooks House Director Liz Reese (left) beams as she accepts a grant check from Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The funds will allow Brooks House to provide health, dental and/or vision care to the women who seek refuge at the shelter.
A generous grant will allow Brooks House, a Lebanon shelter for women and children in crisis, to extend its services.
10:20 AM Jan 17, 2013
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Winfree Bryant Head Nurse Sheila Neal  is shown here consulting with Dr. Wayne Wells via video conferencing about a student who is under the weather. The Lebanon Special School District is introducing this telemedicine program with Winfree Bryant as the pilot site.
Soon, students in Lebanon schools will have a completely different experience when they visit the school nurse.
10:10 AM Jan 17, 2013
The Lebanon Special School District's Family Resource Center and local law enforcement are again partnering to address important and timely issues with a workshop entitled, “Teen Risky Behaviors – Self-Esteem, Violence and Gangs."  
11:20 AM Jan 15, 2013
help center  Photo: Mary E. Hinds

Lois Husier (left) is a familiar face behind the counter at the Wilson County Community Help Center thrift store. She is shown here helping customer Lois Husier. The thrift store is a lot busier on the first Saturday of each month when prices are slashed by 50 percent.
The first Saturday of each month has become a cause to celebrate at the Wilson County Community Help Center. The Help Center, at 203 W. High St. in Lebanon, announced a new service to assist the public.
6:00 AM Jan 15, 2013
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Barbara Gibson will be the featured speaker at Lebanon Aglow's prophetic gathering tonight at Joseph's Storehouse Food Ministry Chapel.
The Lebanon Aglow ministry invites everyone to attend a special prophetic gathering Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.. at the Joseph's Storehouse Food Ministry Chapel at 1960 S.E. Tater Peeler Road in Lebanon.