Thumbs up to Novamet Specialty Products for its decision to relocate its headquarters in the former Toshiba plant in Lebanon.
Thumbs up to the Wilson United Soccer Club Gunnerz for their recent indoor tournament championships.
Thumbs up to Wilson Central’s Jacob Williams and Mt. Juliet’s Sally McCabe for earning Most Valuable Player honors in basketball.
Thumbs up to Wilson Central boys coach Troy Bond and Mt. Juliet girls coach Chris Fryer for being named Coach of the Year.
Thumbs up to Tuckers Crossroads student Madison Smith for gathering donations for local charities for her birthday gift this year.
Thumbs up to Wilson Central’s Katie Eakes for being named to the Softball Factory Under Armor National Team.
Thumbs up to Vanderbilt University for its study on the effects of pet therapy for cancer patients.
Thumbs up to Cumberland University students helping the Wilson County Election Commission by researching the amount of time needed to cast a ballot in the Aug. 7 election.
Thumbs up to Lebanon schools and Walter J. Baird Middle School for playing host to the STEMmobile, a hands-on, interactive unit that travels to 20 school systems to give students the opportunity to learn math, science and engineering in a more creative way.
Thumbs down to anyone who doesn’t remember that special someone on Valentine’s Day.