12:00 PM Sep 12, 2014
Homes for Heroes, a program that offers significant savings to everyday heroes when buying or selling a home, will celebrate its 13th year of bringing savings to heroes by expanding into the Wilson County real estate market.
1:00 PM Sep 11, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (from left) are Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency Executive Director Jim Harbison; award presenter Bob Coleman with Raymond James; the Housing Fund Program Coordinator/Development Loan Specialist Angela Belcher; and Habitat of Greater Nashville ReConstruct Director Eric Helm.
NASHVILLE – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, which includes Habitat of Wilson County, took home a Tennessee Best award last week during the 2014 Governor’s Housing Summit for its work revitalizing neighborhoods impacted by flooding nearly four years ago.
12:00 PM Sep 11, 2014
(Submitted to the Democrat) The first Touch-a-Truck event Saturday will benefit various causes. Pictured are St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church event coordinator Ken Condit and Lebanon fire Chief Chris Dowell.
Children of all ages will be able to get an up-close look at various emergency vehicles Saturday at the first Touch-a-Truck event with St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church as host.
11:00 AM Sep 11, 2014
Potter’s House Ministries director Joy Briggs stepped down from her position recently as a result of low funding for the organization.
9:00 AM Sep 11, 2014
Sgt. Joe Nokes
On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, people around the country will remember the events of that day in various ways.
2:00 PM Sep 10, 2014
Some of the highlights of the annual Sherry’s Run event set for Saturday are the live and silent auctions.
1:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
Wilson County Emergency Management Agency officials, along with representatives from Mt. Juliet police, fire, Cannon County rescue and Baxter fire, accepted a donation from Firehouse Subs last week at a ceremony at the restaurant’s Mt. Juliet location.
11:00 AM Sep 9, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Wilson County Civic League members discuss future events for the organization.
Dozens gathered at the Wilson County Civic Center on Monday night for an open house to discuss the history of the league and future plans and events.
5:00 PM Sep 6, 2014
The 11th annual Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk is slated for Sept. 13 in Lebanon.
1:00 PM Sep 6, 2014
The Wilson County Civic League will hold an open house Monday night, in an effort to build community relationships and involvement moving forward.
11:00 AM Sep 6, 2014
Pete and Megan Taylor seem like your typical newlywed couple.
8:00 AM Sep 6, 2014
A group of local residents in opposition to a proposed group home met Wednesday to discuss their concerns.
7:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Brenda Magers (left) discusses the benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding in public has become a controversial issue in recent months.
Breastfeeding, particularly in public, has drawn much controversy in recent months and has been the topic of much discussion among media outlets.
1:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and Bill Giannini, acting director of the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs, encouraged all Tennessee residents who were referred to or received services from physicians affiliated with University Medical Center in Lebanon or its parent company Community Health Systems in the last five years to review their credit reports and accounts for possible unauthorized activity.
12:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Local mayors gathered recently to review and sign proclamations declaring September as Suicide Prevention Month across Wilson County. Pictured (from left) are Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty, Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network volunteer Brenda Harper, Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings and Cumberland Mental Health director Nathan Miller.
In Tennessee, an estimated 900 men, women and children die by suicide each year.
7:00 PM Sep 4, 2014
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Members of Sherry’s Run’s board of directors display some of the items up for auction at the event Sept. 13.
Sherry’s Run will take to the streets of Lebanon on Sept. 13 in its ongoing effort to aid those affected by cancer.
5:00 PM Sep 3, 2014
Clint’s Crusaders has become a staple team of the Sherry’s Run 5K event, but this year, the team will be without its champion – Clint Tomlinson.