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An ordinance implementing a special assessment fee for utilities infrastructure improvements in the Sinking Creek watershed was approved by the Lebanon City Council during its latest meeting on Tuesday.

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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Expanding development projects in the southwestern corner of Lebanon created conditions for a dangerous road crossing that forced the city’s hand to explore remedies.

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden ends his first year in the White House with a clear majority of Americans for the first time disapproving of his handling of the presidency in the face of an unrelenting pandemic and roaring inflation, according to a new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Ce…

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in three months as the fast-spreading omicron variant continued to disrupt the job market.

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NASHVILLE — A plan to split fast-growing Nashville into multiple congressional seats cleared a key hurdle on Thursday after state Senate Republicans signed off on the proposal despite objections from Democrats, who warn the new map unfairly affects Black voters.

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NORFOLK, Virginia — Salt spreader trucks criss-crossed coastal roads as courthouses and schools closed on Friday to prepare for a snow and ice storm expected to snarl parts of the Carolinas and Virginia unaccustomed to winter precipitation.

Thursday, January 20, 2022
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Two years into the pandemic, Wilson County has lost 414 people to complications related to COVID-19 according to numbers from the Center For Disease Control and Prevention.

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Demand for building inspections is so high in Lebanon right now due to current development trends that the city plans to add a new building inspector to its personnel.

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County residents impacted by the tornado and straight-line-winds storm event in December are now eligible to receive relief from the state and federal government.

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BOISE, Idaho — A panel of lawmakers has introduced a resolution that would have flags flown at half staff one day a year in recognition of abortions that have been performed since the medical procedure became legal nearly 50 years ago.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
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Benjamin Whitely headed to a Safeway supermarket in Washington D.C., recently to grab some items for dinner. However, he was disappointed to find the vegetable bins barren and a sparse selection of turkey, chicken and milk.

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The Wilson County Black History Committee hosted the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Walk on Saturday.

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Members of the community got a chance to go back to school on Jan. 14, when a professor from Texas A&M University delivered remarks at Cumberland University.

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Vehicular emissions testing is no longer required of Wilson County motorists following the enactment of new law that eliminates the practice.

Sunday, January 16, 2022
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Pfc. Sam Roberts, of Lebanon, graduated on Dec. 3 from the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia. During the 22 weeks of training, soldiers received basic training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, marksmanship, physical fitness, first aid, and basic warrior skills.…

Saturday, January 15, 2022
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Two area principals informed the county school system that they would be stepping down by the end of the month.