1:00 PM Feb 4, 2015
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Mitzi Lundy leads the Elzie D. Patton Elementary choir Monday night during the Wilson County Board of Education meeting. The group performed the national anthem and ‘Yonder Come Day.’
The Wilson County Board of Education initially agreed Monday to change wording in the schools’ dress code to expedite a final decision on the issue.
12:00 PM Feb 4, 2015
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Scott Smith, chief technology officer for Mooresville, N.C. Graded School District, shows the mandatory way students wear laptop backpacks to reduce potential damage to computers while at school during a Wilson Board of Education work session Saturday at Lebanon High School.
A key member of one of the most heralded school districts in the country talked with county educational leaders Saturday during a Wilson County Board of Education work session about a potential educational shift.
7:00 PM Feb 3, 2015
(Bobby Reynolds • Lebanon Democrat) Winfree Bryant Middle School principal Becky Kegley helps student Shelby Hudson pick out an outfit Saturday morning for the Second-Hand Chic fashion show Feb. 19 at the school.
Students gear up for unique fashion show at local Goodwill
12:00 PM Feb 3, 2015
Wilson County high schools will switch to a modified block schedule next year, eliminating the ability for each school to set their own schedules to deal with a seven-credit curriculum.
11:30 AM Feb 3, 2015
Late run helps Patriots defeat men
11:00 AM Feb 3, 2015
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Jason Morris, project manager with KBJM Architects, discusses his recommendations for potential new schools in the county during a Wilson County School Board work session Saturday at Lebanon High School. KBJM conducted a comprehensive study to help school officials address the county’s expected growth effect on education.
Architect tells board to expect $257 million cost
12:00 PM Jan 31, 2015
The Wilson County Board of Education will discuss future county growth, technology plans and student dress code during Saturday’s work session and Monday’s monthly meeting.
12:30 PM Jan 30, 2015
After splitting a pair of matches last week
8:00 AM Jan 30, 2015
Lebanon High School basketball games have drawn attention in recent weeks, but not for the reason most would think.
4:00 PM Jan 29, 2015
The 2015 court includes (seated, from left) Matthew Everett, Price Cochran, Anthony Dobson, Ben Locke, Alan Lewis, Nathaniel Seat, James Weiny, (standing, from left) Ries Adkisson, Kasey Johnston, Molly Grace Christian, Megan Belcher, Grace Greenwell, Chelsea Zimmerman, Sydney Carter, Hailey Massey, Kamryn Burgess, Jessi Emens and River Carroll.
Wilson Central High School will celebrate coming home Friday.
8:24 PM Jan 28, 2015
Friendship Christian School will not hold classes Friday because of illness among students and faculty.
1:00 PM Jan 28, 2015
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Lebanon police officer Elvis Huff speaks at a workshop on Internet safety at Castle Heights Elementary School on Monday.
Workshop deals with protecting children online
5:30 AM Jan 28, 2015
While at Roush Fenway Racing, Edwards missed the 2012 Chase and even though he made the Chase the past two seasons, the RFR teams struggled to stay in contention
11:00 AM Jan 27, 2015
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Rebecca Holder, a sophomore at Lebanon High Schools, talks with Kiwanis President Rick Smith during Monday’s Kiwanis meeting. Holder spoke with the group about her potential trip to Europe as a student ambassador for People to People, a program dedicated to educational student travel.
She hopes to raise enough money to take summer European excursion