Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Historic Granville Tennessee’s Mayberry Town is featuring an Old Time Craftsmen Festival during the month of October.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Neither rain nor COVID-19 could stop Watertown’s annual Fall Mile Long Yard Sale on Saturday.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
The Phantom Fiddler of Fiddlers Grove presents Ghosts in the Grove on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17.
Watertown’s Annual Fall Mile Long Yard Sale is bringing antiques, collectibles, food and more to the city square starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday.
Thursday, October 08, 2020
Excitement is building for NASCAR’s return to the Nashville Superspeedway on June 20, 2021, and the track’s staff is looking to make sure it goes the distance.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
The city of Lebanon is encouraging residents to celebrate Halloween responsibly and recommends that parents, children, and homeowners take precautions while participating in fall holiday activities, according to a city news release.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
NASHVILLE — Country stars Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker are promising laughs and good music when they co-host this year’s CMA Awards in November.
Fred VanHook has hosted Wilson County’s Gospel Music Fest for 47 years straight, but he was fully prepared to break that streak in 2020.
Saturday, October 03, 2020
Cumberland University Community Arts Council is presenting the first annual Chalk It Up! Virtual Art Fest. The virtual art festival will run from Oct. 10 through Oct. 24.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Hundreds of dogs were unleashed at Nashville Shores this Saturday for the third annual Pooch Pool Party, which raised an estimated $7,500 for New Leash on Life.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Historic Granville, “Tennessee Mayberry Town,” will celebrate its annual Fall Celebration on Oct. 3 with the theme “Magic of Mayberry.”
Fall is officially here, and families looking for something to do have plenty of choices in Wilson County.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Hundreds of classic cars, customs and bikes drove in to the Wilson County Fairgrounds over the weekend for the 15th Annual Redneck Rumble Car Show & Swap Meet.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Competitors from across the country squared off with some of the toughest bulls and steers in the business at the 3rd Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Rodeo, held Friday and Saturday on the Wilson County Fairgrounds.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Watertown’s public square took a trip back in time on Saturday for the Fabulous Fifties Festival, a tribute to the decade featuring rockabilly, period fashion, classic cars and more.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Local birdwatchers may have noticed a new species popping up across Lebanon — the Blue Devil Flamingo.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
The Wilson County Fair may have been canceled this year, but organizers wanted to make sure children could still show off the livestock they put months of time and effort into.
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles examining the city of Lebanon’s new comprehensive plan.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
The community raised nearly $5,000 for the Benevolence School in Haiti during the 7th Annual Amazing Race Mt. Juliet held Saturday.
The Wilson County Exposition Center has a new name this month, following a nearly five-year search for sponsorship.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Prepare to be amazed as young adults in Middle Tennessee showcase their acts online.
Saturday, August 08, 2020
Livestock exhibitors will have an opportunity to show their animals at the Wilson County Fair livestock shows from Thursday through Aug. 23 at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.
The Tennessee State Fair is reminding the public that it is turning to virtual participation this year as its gates will be closed for a traditional family event.
The 2020 Uncle Jimmy Thompson Bluegrass Festival on July 11 honored Eddie Testamand of Lebanon with the Uncle Jimmy Thompson Bluegrass Award. Eddie has been instrumental in developing bluegrass in Middle Tennessee. He has been a member of the One Way Out Bluegrass Band, organizer of bluegras…
Saturday, August 01, 2020
As the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and social division, Lebanon looks to send “Messages of Hope” with the latest mural in the Paint WilCo series.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The Mill at Lebanon came alive over the weekend as dozens of people visited the venue for its July Shopping Escape, a two-day event featuring several area vendors.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The Tennessee State Fair has called Nashville home for more than a century, but next year could see it merged into the Wilson County Fair.
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Included in the recent 200th celebration of the Williamson Cabin in Historic Granville was the presentation of a plaque honoring the late Carlton and Geneva Thomas, who moved and constructed the Williamson Cabin in 2012 and 2013. The plaque will be permanently displayed inside the cabin. Ran…
The performing arts have been thrown into a world of uncertainty with COVID-19, but Wilson County’s community theaters are back in action and looking to help people unwind.
Friday, July 17, 2020
The Baddour Parkway Arboretum has been recertified as a Level 1 arboretum.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
New museum opens
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Charlie Daniels was a source of pride and unity for many in Mt. Juliet over the years, and he brought the community together one last time on Wednesday, even in death.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
MT. JULIET FIREWORKS SHOW
Jennifer Hamblen and her daughter Emily enjoy the fireworks show Saturday in Mt. Juliet.
Watertown’s city square transformed into a squirt gun battleground for children and adults alike during its July 4 parade, as float riders headed down Main Street trading shots with bystanders.
NASHVILLE — Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at 83.
Saturday, July 04, 2020
The Historic Granville 22nd Annual Granville Heritage Day will be held July 11.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
Forty-eight hours may not seem like enough time to shoot a movie, let alone write and edit it, but Wilson Central High School student Isabelle Leonard led her team to do just that for the 48 Hour Global Film Challenge.
Tuesday marked a milestone for Fiddlers Grove Historic Village, which was heavily damaged by the March 3 tornado. A ribbon cutting was held to commemorate the reopening of the popular attraction on the fairgrounds in Lebanon.
Saturday, June 27, 2020
NASHVILLE — When country singer Rissi Palmer was working on her debut album, she wanted a song that would introduce her to fans. On her 2007 debut single, “Country Girl,” she explained that she didn’t have to look or talk a certain way to call herself a country girl.
Watertown’s sales tax revenue is down slightly from this time last year, but local shops are pushing through the pandemic by adapting or changing their business models.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Historic Granville, Tennessee’s Mayberry Town, held the grand opening on June 13 of the Mayberry-I Love Lucy Museum, with Richard and Linda Cox cutting the ribbon and a large crowd attending the event. The Cox’s recently donated a large collection of “I Love Lucy” items they had collected fo…
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Fiddlers Grove will celebrate reopening on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to join us at the Backporch Stage behind the General Store. There will be a brief program followed by a ribbon cutting. The public is invited to join us.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Wilson County residents have several ways to celebrate this Independence Day, with fireworks shows planned in Lebanon, Mt. Juliet and Watertown.
The Wilson County Fair Livestock Shows will go on as planned for the 2020 season at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.
Saturday, June 06, 2020
The Wilson County Fair, a signature event that draws more than 500,000 people to Lebanon every summer, has been canceled because of the coronavirus.
Families from in and around Lebanon are making a splash in the Jimmy Floyd Family Center’s outdoor pool since it reopened on Thursday, and aquatics manager Alex Major expects an even bigger weekend.
Thursday, June 04, 2020
This afternoon's news release from the Wilson County Fair Board:
Cumberland University has announced that the Phoenix Ball will be postponed to June 5, 2021 in response to COVID-19.