Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Wilson County is among the recipients of a $3.3 million grant to improve rural broadband connections, which could see infrastructure in place by spring 2021.
Another month and more surplus tax money is flooding into Tennessee government coffers — an additional $129.4 million in January, or almost 12% more than anticipated, according to Gov. Bill Lee’s administration.
Mt. Juliet commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to hedge against the state’s so-far unsuccessful fight to control its role in President Donald Trump’s continuance of the refugee resettlement program.
Nashville is growing, but most of it isn’t, the latest released Census data show as counties across the state and nation prepare for the 2020 U.S. Census count this spring.
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.
Dean Foods, owner of the last dairy in Davidson County, has reached a $425 million deal to sell 44 of its milk processing facilities to Dairy Farmers of America as part of a court-supervised sale of company assets.
The mental health of Tennessee’s students and a clear pathway for each pupil to seek help are the top priorities for the state’s public schools, Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn said Friday.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Pulses pounded, energy filled the air and hundreds of students moved to the rhythm as music from stars like Michael Jackson and Lil Nas X echoed through the Wilson County Expo Center on Friday.
A Mt. Juliet resident was indicted on first-degree murder charges Thursday in connection with the death of Scotty Ray Damon, a Mt. Juliet man who was last seen in Lebanon before his body was found in the Tennessee River.
The Wilson County Commission’s Budget Committee voted to approve up to $364,000 in renovations for the former Fred’s building at its meeting Thursday.
Two teenagers, including one from Lebanon, were killed Wednesday morning in an automobile crash on Highway 10.
It has widespread support from her colleagues with a lengthy list of co-sponsors including the Tennessee House speaker.
For the first time in its 87-year history, the Tennessee Valley Authority may soon grant the local power companies that distribute its power the ability to generate or buy power on their own.
A defiant Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday defended his administration’s use of a non-competitive grant process and stripping funds from a defunct education account to hire a company to speed up implementation of his already controversial school voucher program.
The Lebanon City Council is poised to approve a public/private partnership with Creekside Village and Highland Heights Church of Christ to create a global sewer solution for that area at its meeting Tuesday.
President Donald Trump is again proposing to sell part of the Tennessee Valley Authority even though many of his GOP supporters in Tennessee and agency officials have resisted the idea in the past.
Deborah Newport is a special young woman. She has four wonderful children and a fiancé who she thanks God for every day.
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.
The man challenging incumbent Wilson County Assessor of Property Stephen Goodall in the Republican primary says local taxing entities are missing out on revenue because of problems in the office.
The Mt. Juliet Police Department arrested a wanted, convicted felon on Tuesday after he allegedly stole an SUV and drove it into a local residence.
The Lebanon/Wilson County Task Force arrested a suspected fentanyl dealer during a drug bust on Tuesday, which turned up nearly 20 ounces of various substances.
A Tennessee lawmaker on Tuesday likened controversial Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest to a “domestic terrorist” and Nazi leader Adolf Hitler as she urged colleagues to repeal a law requiring the state’s governors annually declare July 13 “Nathan Bedford Forrest Day.”
The Tennessee Valley Authority, which went underground to generate most of its power from coal a generation ago, is looking up to the sun for more of its power in the future.