The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce and the Wilson County Business & Education Coalition is presenting the Taste of Wilson County on Thursday evening from 5:30 until 8 on the west lawn of Wilson Bank & Trust.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
GULF SHORES, Ala. — It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Farm Bureau Exposition Center with a 2021 readers’ choice award.
Saturday, October 09, 2021
Bob Hodge didn’t have any expectations when he immersed himself into a business venture as a 29-year-old.
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
One of Macon County’s most famous former residents was honored on Tuesday with the installation of a Tennessee Music Pathways marker being erected in her honor.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
The Granville Fall Celebration will feature the 10th annual Ralph Maddux Motorcycle Show on Saturday. The show began in 2011 to honor the late Ralph Maddux, who had one of the first motorcycle shops in Tennessee.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The organizer of an independent horror film festival believes he’s found just the right place, Lebanon’s Capitol Theatre.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
The Kiwanis Club of Lebanon has announced plans to continue a tradition that has been around for some 29 years. The annual Lebanon-Wilson County Library Roast has been a spring event for nearly three decades. Last year would have been the 30th consecutive year for the roast but it was cancel…
Thursday, September 23, 2021
The 20th Granville Fall Celebration on Oct. 2 will feature the 10th annual Jazz on the Cumberland with a full day of great musical entertainment.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
For many children, becoming a firefighter or police officer is a dream job. Of course, it will take many years and training before they are old enough and eligible but that shouldn’t stop them from being able to interact with those workers in a unique and engaging way.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
The 20th Granville Quilt Festival will be Oct. 2 as part of the Granville Fall Celebration at the historic Granville United Methodist Church. The show will offer 27 categories of competition with three place awards in each category with the show being professionally judged.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Music City Festival of Horses
Thursday, September 09, 2021
‘Light Sensitive’ to debut
Saturday, September 04, 2021
Riders from across Tennessee and neighboring Kentucky have descended on the James Ward Ag Center and they aren’t going anywhere until every trophy is handed out.
Natalie Inman, asociate professor of history at Cumberland University, will celebrate the release of two children’s books based on Haitian culture at the Centennial Park Pavilion on Sept. 12 at 2:30 p.m. For every copy of “Can You?” and “Roody and the Simple Gift” sold at this event, one boo…
Friday, September 03, 2021
The 9th annual Granville Scarecrow Festival in Tennessee’s Mayberry Town will occur Oct. 1-30 with the theme “Mayberry Characters on Parade.”
Thursday, September 02, 2021
For the first time ever, Watertown will play host to a Bluegrass Fall Festival showcasing several talented pickers in the area.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
The Tennessee Titans and WeGo are partnering to offer rides to and from home games with the Titans Express.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
The first installment of the Wilson County Fair — Tennessee State Fair is officially in the books, and representatives from the organization say they were extremely pleased with how it went.
Saturday, August 21, 2021
They don’t call it the Volunteer State for nothing, and the Wilson County Fair — Tennessee State Fair is no exception.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
NASHVILLE — R&B legend Ray Charles, who helped redefine country music in the Civil Rights era, and Grammy-winning duo The Judds will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Wilson County Fair has always attracted huge crowds to Lebanon, but now that it’s also the Tennessee State Fair, that circle of attendees just keeps growing.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
The Wilson County Fair — Tennessee State Fair is fully underway following opening ceremonies Thursday, and had over 20,000 visitors attending. With a full slate of upcoming shows, events, tents, and vendors, the 2021 version promises to be a fun time, but seeds were also sown that night for …
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Actors with Playhouse 615 rehearse for their latest performance, “Steel Magnolias,” set to debut Aug. 20 at the playhouse’s Midway Center location, 11920 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. From left are Brenda Bannon, Abby Waddoups, Ann Street-Kavanagh, and Diane Enright. Admission per show is $16, a…
The wait is over. After much anticipation and a year forced off, Wilson County’s beloved fair is finally ready to begin.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Now counting down in hours instead of days, the Wilson County Fair — Tennessee State Fair is soon to be here, and the workers, vendors and volunteers at the fairgrounds remain hard at work putting all the finishing touches on the 10-day event.
Saturday, August 07, 2021
The Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair kicks off Thursday for a 10-day run, and free COVID-19 vaccines will be available, organizers announced Friday.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Lebanon native and longtime on-air personality Coleman Walker is scheduled to be inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame today.
The Wilson County Civic League hosted its annual summer basketball camp for local youths this past month and wound it down Thursday with the final day of camp before school resumes next week.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
The deadline to register for this year’s Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair pageants is fast approaching.
Crew members from ADC Inc. in Lebanon prepare to pave a portion of the grounds at the Wilson County Ag Center on Wednesday to get ready for the Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair, which begins on Aug. 12. This is the first year that Wilson County’s signature event will be combined with …
Pete Nanney, a member of the maintenance team at the Wilson County Ag Center, paints a ceramic cow in front of the Rabbit and Poultry Barn on Wednesday. Nanney said the cow had been painted several times in various fashions over the years, including in a football jersey, but this year they o…
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Wilson County Promotions began the Wilson County Fair in August 1979 with a vision to showcase Wilson County and be a grand celebration — a time each year when all of the county comes together to have days of family fun and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Beef. It’s what’s for dinner and will be the agriculture commodity celebrated at the 2021 Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair from Aug. 12-21 at the James E. Ward Ag Center.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
A little bit of rain wasn’t enough to scare away attendees who flocked to Watertown’s historic square for this year’s Jazz Fest.
Saturday, July 17, 2021
For the first time since the pandemic, the Lebanon Senior Center was able to resume a monthly tradition — the collective birthday celebration with all the fixings and music to boot.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
The Wilson County Fair is inviting all county residents to take part in this year’s event by entering one or more of the hundreds of events and competitions.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
When a fellow officer or first responder is beset by tragedy, institutional support groups can do a lot more than just raise money for medical bills, they can lift spirits and instill hope.
Tickets for the Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair are on sale now online and at the fair office. Season and Mega Tickets will be available at local banks and the fair office on or after Thursday.
Watertown’s marquee musical event is all set to bring jazz back to the historic square on Saturday with one small change, it’ll be a one-day lineup this year instead of two.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
For the second year in a row, the Southeastern Chevy/GMC Truck Nationals are being held at the Wilson County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, and for the first time, it takes place over two days.
Thursday, July 08, 2021
Mt. Juliet-based theater company Playhouse 615 has announced its upcoming show, described as a madcap British farce.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
City of Lebanon museum opens
The Wilson County Fairgrounds were rocking and rolling Sunday as the all-day Fourth of July event compounded the anticipation of the fireworks soon to come.
Saturday, July 03, 2021
Wilson County Fair has unveiled the 2021 Wilson County Fair Great Give-A-Way. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to win $1,000 in cash five nights of the fair.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
The Frontmen of Country highlight the entertainment planned for this year’s Wilson County Fair — Tennessee State Fair.
The Mt. Juliet Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee hosted its second annual community greenway walk and drew about two dozen attendees Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
It’s that time of year again, when fireworks go on sale as the country preps for its birthday and Wilson County hasn’t missed a beat, with firework tents popping up all over local parking lots.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Heroes can be honored and thanked in many different ways. Join the 2021 Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair in honoring hometown heroes by decorating mailboxes and doors.
What better way is there to spend Father’s Day than at the track with your sons? Throw in an extra generation, of course.