Saturday, October 19, 2019
The Wilson County Commission is set to fill the vacancy left by longtime District 17 Commissioner Gary Keith's retirement at its meeting Monday.
Mt. Juliet city commissioners reached very few agreements with the developers of Project Sam, a project to employ a predicted 1,200 people in what would be the largest building in Middle Tennessee, during a meeting this week.
Drug Free WilCo will be hosting an opioid crisis prevention workshop for lead pastors of all churches and faith-based organizations Monday at Baird Chapel at Cumberland University from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wilson County has been recognized for excellence in economic development by the Greater Nashville Regional County. The award is for the Paint WilCo Art Initiative, according to a news release.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The Lebanon Senior Citizens Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month.
The warden at CoreCivic's Hartsville prison briefly addressed the August assault that left a staff member seriously injured during last week's meeting of the Prison Oversight Committee.
The chapters of Omega Psi Phi, Rho Kappa Kappa and Phi Delta Delta at Cumberland University are partnering to host a coat drive until Nov. 22.
Making the Music, the annual Keith Edmonds Foundation fundraiser, has become known for bringing top talent to Wilson County for an evening of exceptional entertainment. This year's talent rich show is no exception, featuring CMA award winning singer, songwriter, producer Deana Carter, Allie …
U.S. Rep. John Rose is inviting local students interested in service academy nominations to join him on Saturday in Lebanon for Military Academy Day.
The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will once again partner with the City of Lebanon and First Baptist Church to present Halloween on the Square on Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Lebanon City Council heard a presentation at Tuesday night's work session about a traffic signal project that seeks to improve traffic flow throughout the city.
Richard Odell Bell
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The city of Mt. Juliet held its 17th annual Halloween in the Park at Charlie Daniel's Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
A woman who was born and raised in Watertown, Inez Crutchfield, is being honored on Oct. 17 by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee with the 2019 Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award.
The Historic Pickett-Rucker Chapel has begun a restoration project to convert the old church into a Black History Museum.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
As the Batch and Bushel Farmer's Market wrapped up for the season Thursday, vendors said they were pleased with the turnout and sales this year.
The 10th Annual Taste of Wilson County will be held at the Wilson County Expo Center on Oct. 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cumberland University will host its annual Homecoming weekend activities for alumni, students and the local community Oct. 25-26.
The Wilson County Education and Budget committees voted in favor of Wilson County Schools reallocating $1.3 million from Gladeville Middle School to West Wilson Middle School.
The Coca-Cola Bottling Company will be celebrating the restoration of the Coca-Cola mural in Historic Lebanon on Oct. 23.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The ninth annual Ghosts in the Grove event will be taking place at Fiddlers Grove Historical Village on Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
There's a hidden treasure in Lebanon. It's hidden in plain sight, and while it's not a secret, it's also not well known. It's the Wilson County Archives, a vast repository of records, photos and miscellany.
The Lebanon Special School District's newest facility is going to cost nearly twice as much as the last school the district built.