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.
8:00 AM Jul 16, 2014
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Job growth is “near a record breaking high” in Wilson County during the past year, according to the county’s chief recruiting arm for industrial and retail development.
9:00 PM Jul 10, 2014
Elaine Clemmons (right), RSVP director for Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency, presents Stacy Ayeres, Walmart associate manager, with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of a $1,000 donation Walmart made to the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Wilson County in June.
RSVP thanks Walmart
3:00 PM Jul 10, 2014
Leadership Wilson will have its reverse draw raffle July 21.
8:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Habitat for Humanity of Wilson County construction manager Robbie Helms (left) and director Tory Tredway display a replica check for $10,000 from MTE Customers Care.
Middle Tennessee Electric’s Customers Care recently donated $10,000 of its Operation Round Up funds to the Habitat for Humanity of Wilson County.
5:05 PM Jul 3, 2014
(Photo courtesy of WEMA) Fire damaged a garage on Lebanon Road on Thursday afternoon that took firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish.
Wilson Emergency Management Agency firefighters battled a garage fire Thursday afternoon on Lebanon Road.
2:00 PM Jul 3, 2014
Vehicle emissions testing centers in Wilson County will close Friday and Saturday in celebration of Independence Day. All stations will resume testing Monday.
4:00 PM Jul 1, 2014
Gasoline prices begin to decline the Independence Day holiday weekend nears.