Thursday, November 17, 2022
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Several members of the Mt. Juliet community took to the dance floor on Saturday night to participate in the inaugural Dancing With the Mt. Juliet Stars event.

Saturday, November 12, 2022
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Tuesday, November 01, 2022
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
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For the next few weeks, Thursdays in Mt. Juliet’s Charlie Daniels Park will mean food trucks, local vendors and community gatherings.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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Oktoberfest may have started in Germany in the 1800s, but it’s made its way to America since then.

Friday, October 07, 2022
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Seven years ago, when he was living out of his car, Carl Bott could not have predicted that he would be cast on a reality show about up-and-coming entrepreneurs, but a new docu-series has thrust the Lebanon man into the limelight.

Tuesday, October 04, 2022
Saturday, October 01, 2022
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Movie makers have descended on Lebanon for the second year for the Macabre Faire Film, Food & Music Fest.

Tuesday, September 06, 2022
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Bluegrass music and small-town America go hand in hand, and according to Bill Monroe, the founding father of the genre, it “has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world.”

Thursday, September 01, 2022
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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The two law-enforcement agencies with jurisdiction over the Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair indicated that safety would be a top priority when the event kicks off in two days.

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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A young man living with autism found his niche on stage, and he just landed his first lead role.

Tuesday, August 09, 2022
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A woman with ties to Mt. Juliet recently obtained a degree from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts in songwriting and performance. She credits time in Mt. Juliet for inspiring her musical ambitions.

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It was a morbid weekend for the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office after the department found one woman dead in a Lebanon home and reported to the scene of a decomposed body discovered in Watertown.

Thursday, August 04, 2022
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NASHVILLE — Country singer Brooke Eden shines with that glow that engaged people have as she counts down the days to her upcoming beachfront wedding, chatting about travel preparations and mother-in-laws bonding over text messages.

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Thursday, July 21, 2022
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Amy Grant will be among those receiving Kennedy Center Honors in December.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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Lake Strickland (at left) shows Mt. Juliet Mayor James Maness his winning raffle ticket.

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Cheri Hefner performs at the Mt. Juliet 50th birthday celebration at Charlie Daniels Park.

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Tri Le hurls a ball toward the dunk tank, where Kiwanis Club of Mt. Juliet President Kandi McElhannon braces for her fall.

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Charlie Daniels Park was packed with visitors during Saturday’s Mt. Juliet 50th birthday celebration.

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Athol Isaac catches a video of his son, Jesus, as he comes barreling in off the slide.

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Mt. Juliet rang in its 50th birthday with a big bash over the weekend. Newcomers to the area say that the type of community displayed at the celebration is what they moved to Wilson County for in the first place.

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The Watertown Jazz Festival is an annual fixture on the city’s historic square, but Saturday’s event brought something new ... a Vantrease Jazz Band performance without Ernest Vantrease.

Thursday, July 14, 2022
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Music City Swing is returning to Watertown for the 2022 Jazz Festival.

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McMinnville’s Bonnie and Steve Davis dance during the 2021 Watertown Jazz Festival.

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The Nightingale Big Band will be again performing at the Watertown Jazz Festival on Saturday.

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Watertown Jazz Festival attendees are encouraged to bring foldable chairs to set up in the square. 

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The Watertown Jazz Festival returns to the city’s historic downtown square on Saturday. The event starts at 1 p.m.

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Every year, an unlikely click descends on Watertown’s historic downtown square for a niche festival that some might find out of place in the small, rural town.

Saturday, July 09, 2022
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The Wilson County Joint Economic and Community Development Executive Director G.C. Hixson will officially retire from his position upon the confirmation of his replacement. A search committee and posting are underway to find candidates.

Saturday, July 02, 2022
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A couple looks on at fireworks during last year’s Independence Day celebration in Lebanon.

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Only one bid came back for Lebanon’s proposed multisport complex on the south side of the city, but officials appear poised to move forward with the project.

Thursday, June 23, 2022
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Mt. Juliet Police Chief James Hambrick (seated) — who just released his first album, with songs based on experiences from his time on the force — is pictured along with (at left) David Allen and Leslie Satcher at Saturday’s album release party.

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Mt. Juliet Police Chief James Hambrick performs a song off his first-ever album with singer-songwriter Leslie Satcher on Saturday during a release party for the record. Proceeds from the album go to an organization dedicated to families of officers killed in the line of duty.

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Mt. Juliet Police Chief James Hambrick wears many hats between his posting at the police station and the pulpit at Cloyds Cumberland Presbyterian Church, but he’s trying something new as singer-songwriter.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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Monique Currie (at left) and Tedria Walker peruse the wares for sale at Marlinda Young’s Marli Craft Lab vendor booth during the Juneteenth street festival on Saturday. The event brought hundreds of attendees out to Market Street in Lebanon for an afternoon of celebration.

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Bailey Tribble (at left) and Paul Tribble explore the showcases and displays inside of Pickett Chapel during the Juneteenth street festival on Saturday in Lebanon. A recently-completed annex to the chapel was formally dedicated during the event.

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Malika Sabän Williams was celebrating the publication of her first book, entitled ‘Time to Eat!,’ during the street festival honoring Juneteenth in Lebanon on Saturday. Williams said that publishing a book was a promise she made to her late husband.

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Janice Harrison (at left) adds some secret ingredient into a fish fry at Frankie’s Playhouse during the Juneteenth street festival in Lebanon on Saturday. Also pictured is (from left) Frankie Phillips, Judy Dowell and Carol Dowell.

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Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto addresses a crowd at the Juneteenth street festival in Lebanon on Saturday. Behind Hutto is Pickett Chapel, the centerpiece of the event. An annex housing a African American museum was formally dedicated during the celebration.

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It took more than 150 years for Juneteenth, the event that honors formerly-enslaved peoples’ release from bondage, to officially be recognized as a federal holiday.

Thursday, June 09, 2022
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Every summer, a Wilson County Civic League camp provides local school-aged children with a platform to explore their creativity through the arts.

Tuesday, June 07, 2022
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The first time that someone in Wilson County learns about law enforcement doesn’t have to be their first speeding ticket thanks to a youth police academy hosted by the Lebanon Police Department.

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Lebanon is experiencing an emergence of a craft beer scene that could put it on the map as a destination brew hub.