The Lebanon Special School District is confident it can keep all teachers on board for the 2020-21 school year despite flagging sales tax revenue amid COVID-19.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Lebanon resident Sharon Kerr often joked with her friends and family that she needed a parade on her 80th birthday — so they made it happen.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
When Holly Cooper first drove the Fried Green Tomatoes food truck to the Wilson County Fair eight years ago, her recipes proved a hit with attendees — but she never expected the investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” to share that enthusiasm.
Saturday, May 02, 2020
The farm also offers already picked berries for $20 a gallon, but it sells out quickly.
Above: Strawberry lovers pick and chat as they go through the field at Kelley’s Berry Farm in Trousdale County on Friday morning. Owner Jon Kelley said there’s lots of demand for the fruit, which just began ripening this week. “People want to get out of the house,” he said, adding that his r…
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Here are the winners of the Lebanon Democrat's 2020 Best of Wilson Readers' Choice contest. Through the nominating and voting period, thousands of readers cast their ballots for the top local businesses in dozens of categories.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Cumberland University has moved the annual Phoenix Ball to Saturday, Aug. 1, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was originally scheduled for June 6.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Historic Granville has announced today that it has rescheduled its April and early May festivals.
Wilson County Fair’s title sponsor is truly stepping up to support our community and our nation during this time of uncertainty and change because of the pandemic of COVID-19. Mid-South Ford shared an article that ran in The Detroit News on March 24.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The Wilson County Fair has announced that “Honoring Hometown Heroes” will be the theme for the 2020 fair, scheduled for Aug. 13-22.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The Whip Crack’in’ Rodeo, an annual event held at Lebanon’s Ward Agricultural Center for the past 10 years, has been canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Encore Theatre Company’s next production, “Barely Heirs,” an adult comedy by David Lassig, opens Friday.
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Playhouse 615, a new performing arts company, will debut this week with a musical revue at Courtney’s Restaurant in Mt. Juliet.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Library board to roast Mitchell
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Fashion show in Granville
Joe Yonan is the first person to admit that he’s a bean guy.
As someone who writes about Italian food, I pride myself in knowing, and understanding, Italian ingredients. But when it comes to polenta, I’ve been remiss.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Wilson County Exposition Center became a doorway to the 1800s over the weekend as it hosted the fifth annual Heart of Tennessee Antique Show.
In her new book, “Power Spicing,” nutrition expert Rachel Beller builds a convincing case that spices, herbs and blends can decrease your risk of illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.
It can be tough to get kids, along with some picky grownups, to eat string beans. But char the colorful veggie in a hot skillet, toss it with ground pork in a sweet and savory sauce and watch the beans disappear — maybe even before the dish makes it onto the table.
For the sixth year, Wilson County Mayor and RTA Vice Chair Randall Hutto is partnering with WeGo Public Transit to transport runners and supporters to the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and attendees to the Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival on April 25.
Encore Theatre Company in Mt. Juliet will present A. R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” Thursday through Sunday.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Wilson Books from Birth’s fundraising event, the Imagination Dinner, will be held April 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center in Lebanon.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, and couples wanting to do more than a typical dinner date without breaking the bank have several options in Wilson County.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
It was a cold night during the extended holiday season. We had been indulging in everything one indulges in during that caloric time.
Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, music and art during this year’s Evening With the Arts: Showcase of Stars fundraising event at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Jimmy Bilbrey and Chris Neeley of Sutton Ole Time Music Hour announces “Suttons Bluegrass For Kids”
Saturday, February 08, 2020
Cumberland University’s AFRO is hosting its fourth annual “A Wrinkle in Time” event on Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Baird Chapel.
Cumberland University and the Phoenix Ball Committee have announced that tickets are now available for both the Phoenix Ball and the Patrons’ Party.
Saturday, February 01, 2020
“The Wizard of Oz,” a live radio drama directed by Mary Gingold with Assistant Director Andrew Smith, Music Director Kevin Guinn and Foley Artist Don Breedwell, opens 7:30 p.m. Friday and runs one weekend only.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Sherry’s Run Executive Board has announced Julie Miller-Wilson and Sarah Haston are the official chairs for the fifth annual Mardi Gras at the Capitol to benefit Sherry’s Run to be held Feb. 7.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Nationally recognized historian Robert Lee Hodge will be the guest speaker at the General Robert H. Hatton Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans at 7 p.m. Thursday at its monthly meeting, 212 S. Maple Street in Lebanon. The public is invited to attend.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Sutton General Store Old Time Music Hour, Granville has partnered with Tennessee Department of Tourism to be a location for the qualifying round of the Tennessee Songwriters Week.
Ten-year old Cocker Spaniel Mack arrived at Mt. Juliet’s Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary in 2016 during a battle with glaucoma, and his struggles with anxiety made it difficult to find him a home.