6:00 PM Dec 1, 2012
The Wilson County Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, and the first thing on the agenda is the board's consideration of the renewal of Director Mike Davis' contract.
10:10 AM Nov 30, 2012
A rollover crash Thursday morning that left a Lebanon man in serious condition had Interstate-40 traffic at a standstill.
10:00 AM Nov 30, 2012
The Roy Bailey African American Museum will sponsor a "Winter Wonderland" event for people without a lot to spend so they can shop for Christmas gifts at a low price.
9:50 AM Nov 30, 2012
A Lebanon man's Christmas dream will come true a bit early this year when he takes possession of the precious metal in a key to his new home.
9:30 AM Nov 30, 2012
The Wilson County School Board invites all interested parties Saturday morning to tour of the old Lebanon High School.
10:30 AM Nov 29, 2012
Help  Photo: Mary E. Hinds

Lebanon High School student council members (from left) Eleese Huddleston, Autumn Hutton and Sam Anasky share a laugh as they look over a small portion of the food LHS students and clubs collected to stock up the Wilson County Help Center to make sure their neighbors in need have food on the table.
Students from Lebanon High School have already demonstrated the spirit of Christmas by donating boxes of canned goods and nonperishable food items to the Wilson County Community Help Center, much to the delight of Help Center Director Gail Proctor.
10:20 AM Nov 29, 2012
tree 1  Photo: Mary E. Hinds

The Suzuki Violin Players entertained at the annual Trees of the Hall exhibit Tuesday evening at Baird Chapel on the campus of Cumberland University.
Few things say Christmas as much as a Christmas tree.
10:20 AM Nov 29, 2012
Once again, Possum Town Outreach will collect items to help Sneedville residents in Hancock County this Christmas season.
9:30 AM Nov 29, 2012
109 wreck  Photo: Kimberly Jordan • The Lebanon Democrat

A tractor trailer driven by John Elmore was damaged in a multi-car accident Wednesday on Highway 109 at Academy Road. Traffic was stopped for a period as officials removed the vehicles from the roadway.
Charges are pending in a Wednesday-morning crash that involved three vehicles and resulted in three people taken to area hospitals, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol spokeswoman Dayla Qualls.
10:50 AM Nov 28, 2012
The Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will get the season off to a fast start with the "Moonlight and Mistletoe" event and the annual Lebanon Christmas parade this weekend.
10:20 AM Nov 28, 2012
xmas 1  Photo: Kimberly Jordan The Lebanon Democrat

Members of the Lebanon Fire Department and volunteers with Wilson County's Christmas for All sorted through the hundreds of toys purchased by LFD for children in need of a present under the Christmas tree Dec. 25.
Lebanon firefighters came to the rescue once again Tuesday morning. A lot of children were saved from having no presents under their tree on Christmas morning thanks to the department's contributions to the annual Christmas for All campaign.
10:00 AM Nov 27, 2012
Dogs 1  Photo: Mary Hinds • Lebanon Democrat

Michael Cunningham, an Animal Rescue Corps volunteer, works with one of the rescued pit bull terriers. He flew in from California to oversee the rescue efforts.
An animal protection organization removed 65 dogs from a suspected dog fighting operation in Cheatham County on Thanksgiving night, most of which are beginning their rehabilitation in Lebanon. The dogs found on Buckeye Road in Ashland City, about 35 minutes west of Nashville, by an An...
9:50 AM Nov 27, 2012
After a relatively quiet Thanksgiving holiday, five vehicle accidents Sunday afternoon slowed holiday traffic in Wilson County.
10:50 AM Nov 24, 2012
Lebanon has been decking the halls with Christmas lights on many city streets for years. Anecdotal testimony suggests seeing the lights puts people in a Christmas mood and ready to shop.
10:00 AM Nov 23, 2012
Guns 1  Photo: Mary E. Hinds

Julie Dodson, who co-ownes The Armory gun store in Lebanon, with a handgun trimmed in pink. Pink firearms are popular with women who want to defend themselves with feminine flare.
A noted uptick in gun sales is evident since President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term. Local gun store owners say their sales have been on the rise, and they credit the sales jump to people who fear the administration may try to limit gun ownership.
11:20 AM Nov 21, 2012
 Photo: Mary Hinds • Lebanon Democrat

Wilson County Register of Deeds Bev Spickard, a world-class marksman,  describes to the Rotary Club how he won his toughest competition.
Lebanon Lunch Rotary Club members were informed and entertained Tuesday by guest speaker Wilson County Register of Deeds John "Bev" Spickard.
10:50 AM Nov 21, 2012
 Photo: Submitted Photo

Brenda Faye Pinckley
A Lebanon woman was charged in a Wilson County indictment with TennCare fraud related to selling prescription drugs paid for by TennCare.