10:00 AM May 17, 2015
Scholarship winners at the Tennessee Scholars Ceremony are Jon Whitener from McClain Christian Academy, Clay Cochran from Mt. Juliet High School, Tyler Stanfield from Mt. Juliet High School, Melissa Grant from Mt. Juliet High School, Hannah Witt from Mt. Juliet High School, Hannah Cater from Lebanon High School, Hannah McCluskey from Lebanon High School, Zane Potter from Lebanon High School, and Allison Gardner from Lebanon High School. The winners are pictured with Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce
The Tennessee Scholars Ceremony, conducted by the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, honored nine prospective graduates with scholarships Thursday at Cumberland University.
8:00 PM May 16, 2015
Students in the Wilson County Students Exploring and Expanding Knowledge program toured the historic Election Commission building, learned about elections and participated in an election of their design Thursday before visiting the Wilson County Courthouse.
7:00 PM May 16, 2015
Despite oil reaching its highest price of the year, the national average price for gasoline declined Sunday for the first time since rising 27 cents during a period of 25 consecutive days.
5:00 PM May 16, 2015
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office honored its largest Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy class to date May 5 following a 10-week session that gave citizens a glimpse into what law enforcement officers encounter on a regular basis.
11:00 AM May 16, 2015
An official flag retirement ceremony to honor veterans, law enforcement, firefighters and emergency service workers was held Friday at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in the Wilson County Fairgrounds.
8:00 AM May 16, 2015
Most cell tower zoning requests may soon no longer have to go through the Wilson County Board of Zoning Appeals.
3:30 PM May 15, 2015
(Submitted to The Democrat) The 15th Judicial District Drug Court program celebrated 13 years of continuous operation recently. Pictured (seated, from left) are Judge John D. Wootten Jr., Shelley Thompson, Paula Langford, (standing, from left) Jimmy Lea, Angel Babcock, Jeff E. Dickson, Kristen Smith and Samantha Elrod.
The 15th Judicial District Drug Court program celebrated 13 years of continuous operation recently.
8:00 AM May 15, 2015
Sales tax revenues in Wilson County rebounded sharply in April with a $680,000 increase compared to March and rose by a quarter-million dollars compared to a year ago.
4:00 PM May 14, 2015
As part of National Police Week, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office reminds motorists to #MoveOver and save a life.
8:00 AM May 14, 2015
A Wilson County sheriff’s deputy and Mt. Juliet commissioner charged Tuesday with aggravated burglary, domestic assault and vandalism could see the fate of his career decided with a verdict in the case.
8:00 PM May 13, 2015
The Keller Williams real estate offices in Wilson County will participate in a day of giving Thursday called Red Day, which stands for renew, energize and donate.
5:00 PM May 13, 2015
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct sobriety roadside safety checkpoints next week on State Route 171 in Wilson County.
1:00 PM May 13, 2015
One Leadership Wilson group is encouraging others to “live it forward” with an upcoming event to raise awareness for organ donation.
12:00 PM May 13, 2015
The Wilson County Board of Education voted Monday to defer a vote on a proposal from the Tennessee Virtual Online School to change its guidelines for admission, attendance, graduation and approval of out-of-zone students until its June meeting.
11:00 AM May 13, 2015
Dozens of law enforcement officers, friends and family turned out Monday to honor and pay their respects to fallen officers in Wilson County Monday as part of the National Police Week Memorial Service.
8:00 AM May 13, 2015
Erik Bendl doesn’t carry the world on his shoulders; he pushes it, rolling the 6-foot behemoth of canvas and innertube around the country.