7:00 PM Aug 13, 2014
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Mandy and Isabel Walden roll out a bowl for the upcoming Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Wilson County Help Center. The bowl-making event was held at Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Community readies for annual Empty Bowls fundraiser
7:00 PM Aug 12, 2014
(Bonnie Bucy • Lebanon Democrat) Oleta Winfree, one of the founding members of local AARP Chapter 5023, introduces Ruth Wharton at the 20-year celebration banquet Saturday.
AARP Chapter 5023 celebrated its 20th anniversary Saturday night with a banquet at the Wilson County Senior Citizens Center in Lebanon.
1:00 PM Aug 12, 2014
Don and Kim Walker
Don Walker is a husband, father, grandfather, driving and safety instructor, Christian and retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard, but perhaps the best word to describe him is encourager.
11:15 AM Aug 12, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) From left, Hattie Bryant and Joselyn Conrad, members of the Wilson County Democratic Women, Katlin Eakes, scholarship winner and Charlene Foutch, vice president of Wilson County Democratic Women.
The Wilson County Democratic Women recently awarded a scholarship to a graduating senior in Wilson County.
11:00 AM Aug 12, 2014
Postsecondary education attainment becomes topic of discussion
5:00 PM Aug 8, 2014
A recent change in state law has prompted Wilson County judicial commissioners and deputies to begin issuing court summonses instead of warrants on some suspects that would have been arrested prior to the change.
7:00 PM Aug 5, 2014
Empower Me Day Camp celebrates 10th, final Summer Swinefest
1:00 PM Jul 30, 2014
The American Red Cross faces a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.
7:00 PM Jul 29, 2014
(Matt Masters • Lebanon Democrat) Linda Wynn, professor of history at Fisk University, is the featured speaker at the ‘Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement’ event Saturday at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. For more photos from the event, visit lebanondemocrat.com.
The Wilson County Black History Committee and The Roy Bailey African American Museum and History Center played host to “Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement” on Saturday, a presentation on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer that followed the signing of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
1:00 PM Jul 29, 2014
Wilson County Mayor Hutto, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead, Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings and Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty (not pictured) present a proclamation to Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt for the week of July 28 to be Woody Hunt Week.
Wilson County Mayor Hutto, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead, Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings and Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty (not pictured) present a proclamation to Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt for the week of July 28 to be Woody Hunt Week.
1:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) State Rep. Joe Carr, a candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, speaks to a capacity crowd Saturday night at the annual Wilson County Reagan Day Dinner.
Local GOP fundraiser features candidates for office
12:15 PM Jul 22, 2014
Wilson County has done a stellar job in leading their community to success during this year’s Great American Cleanup in Tennessee.
7:00 AM Jul 19, 2014
Don Cousineau and his wife, Cathy, live a simple life and have always been able to make ends meet.
7:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (back row, from left) are Phillip Warren, administrator of elections; Thomas Partlow, co-director of Archives; (second row, from left) Bev Spickard, register of deeds and Public Records Committee member; Linda Granstaff, co-director of Archives, Jim Goodall, county clerk and Public Records Committee member; (front row from left) Kathryn Howard McCleskey, Christie Howard Webb and Sen. Mae Beavers.
State Sen. Mae Beavers presented a memorial proclamation from the Tennessee General Assembly to the Wilson County Archives and the family of longtime Wilson County Historian Jack Howard.