Lebanon residents out for a morning run or a round of playtime with their dog may need to adjust their plans, with all city parks now closed as a precaution against COVID-19.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump’s coronavirus response team gathered at the White House Sunday to discuss reopening the U.S. for business by Easter, his top health experts painted a troubling picture of what lay ahead.
Last week, Mt. Juliet’s new law enforcement program, Guardian Shield, demonstrated once more how its value on the streets is worth the taxpayer dollars spent to institute it.
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Monday, March 30, 2020
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has accepted 25 patients from the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing, where dozens have tested positive for COVID-19.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
COVID-19 and the March 3 tornadoes continue to leave their mark on the local economy, and officials are working to keep impacted companies in the community.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Wilson County increased to 20 on Friday from 13 on Thursday while statewide the increase was to 1,203 from 957. One local plant shut down Friday when an employee tested positive for the disease.
The two public school districts in Wilson County — and their teachers — are taking extraordinary steps to try to ensure learning is still occurring despite the closure of all schools because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Unemployment claims across the U.S. reached a record high of 3.3 million people filing last week after COVID-19 shuttered large portions of the economy, prompting state and federal governments to ramp up relief efforts.
WASHINGTON — Overriding the objection of a lone Republican, the House approved a $2 trillion economic relief package Friday aimed at pumping money directly into Americans’ pockets while also helping hospitals, businesses, and state and local governments struggling with the surging COVID-19 p…
Like other businesses and families, Tennessee’s direct farm marketers, value-added agriculture entrepreneurs and agritourism operators are facing new and imposing challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak and by local, state and national efforts to flatten the curve of infections.
Tennessee residents who applied for assistance from FEMA after sustaining damage in the March 3 severe storms and tornadoes will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email.
The Wilson County Farm Bureau Ladies Leadership Committee has been busy collecting food for the Fill A Ford With Food Campaign over the last couple months. With lots of help from 4-H, Farm Bureau office staff and Farm Bureau patrons, we were literally able to fill a Ford. The project ended t…
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The number of COVID-19 cases rose from 7 to 10 in Wilson County and from 667 to 784 in the state in the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Three people in the state have died from the disease, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.
The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 at a special called meeting Monday, following Wilson County’s own declaration at noon the same day.
Whether it’s an at-risk senior citizen or a stay-at-home mom, COVID-19 has made buying groceries a stressful task for many county residents.
The Great COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020 has turned the world into one of social isolation and online working and studying.
WASHINGTON — After haggling for days over the final details, Senate Democrats and the White House agreed Tuesday to a nearly $2 trillion stimulus package to combat the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, including direct payments to most Americans and a half-trillion-dollar fund to…
Much-needed help is coming to child care centers across Tennessee.
Middle Tennessee State University is answering the medical community’s call for more personal protective equipment.
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
As buildings across the county close to fight COVID-19, it can be challenging for people to find a sense of normalcy.
Wilson County’s number of COVID-19 cases rose to six as of 3 p.m. Monday, and there have been two reported deaths in the state, both in Davidson County.
The city of Lebanon is now in a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.
West Wilson Middle School and Stoner Creek Elementary can be rebuilt in 14 months if work can begin by June, the Wilson County Board of Education was told during a special session Friday afternoon.