Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Lebanon’s low-income and homeless populations will soon have a new resource in The Bridge House, a nonprofit focused on feeding and clothing locals in need.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court by week’s end, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried, launching a monumental Senate confirmation fight ahead of the November election.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and just days before the first presidential election debate.
KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has landed a $500,000 federal grant to study the organic production of grains.
Monday, Oct. 5, is the last day Wilson County residents can register to vote in the Nov. 3 federal and state general and the Lebanon, Mt Juliet and Watertown municipal elections, according to a news release from the Wilson County Election Commission. Applications received after the deadline …
MEMPHIS — A $7 million federal grant will help fund a project to connect a northwest Tennessee port to a railroad line, as officials seek to boost the rural economy of the region.
NASHVILLE — In the early 2000s, a harvest of pine trees on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau led to a remarkable discovery. Once sunlight hit the ground, the seeds and rootstock of native grasses and wildflowers that had lain dormant for decades began to spring to life.
Nine companies lured to do business in Tennessee with generous economic incentive packages have been referred to the Tennessee Attorney General for possible legal action after failing to live up to their end of the bargain, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe told lawma…
Monday, September 21, 2020
LONDON — As the U.S. closed in on 200,000 coronavirus deaths Monday, the crisis deteriorated across Europe, with Britain working to draw up new restrictions, Spain clamping down again in Madrid and the Czech Republic replacing its health minister with an epidemiologist because of a surge of …
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Area students have been back in school for a month now, and parents are finding the public library more important than ever as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wilson County is aiming to have one of the highest 2020 census completion rates in the state, and officials are making a final push to drive up the numbers before the count closes on Sept. 30.
Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash has entered a two-week self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.
The Lebanon City Council approved an estimated $700,000 in two traffic signal improvement projects during a special called meeting Thursday, with the city committing to pay approximately $315,000 for the work.
LOXLEY, Ala. — Forecasters ran out of traditional names for storms Friday, forcing them to begin using the Greek alphabet for only the second time since the 1950s, with more than two months left in the record-shattering hurricane season.
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of both Chinese services for U.S. users.
If only Dan Goerke could hold his wife’s hand.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race. This is when campaigns typically focus their resources on more traditional swing states like Florida or Pennsylvania.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Children and families will need to wait at least a little longer before they can use the new equipment at Watertown’s Three Forks Community Park.
With Sunday’s heavy rains felt throughout the community, the Lebanon City Council is taking a closer look at its flood management options.
The Lebanon Special School District plans to return students in grades 3-6 to a fully in-person class schedule on Monday, after phasing in students from pre-K to second grade earlier this month.
Lebanon’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan is unlikely to come to a vote until after November’s mayoral election.
WASHINGTON — The government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, assuming a safe and effective shot is developed, even as top health officials faced questions about political interference with virus information reaching the public.
Cumberland University has announced a new mentoring program established by the Office of Career Services and Internships and the Office of Advancement and Alumni.
NASHVILLE — A Tennessee law requiring doctors to inform women that drug-induced abortions may be reversed is critical for women who may change their minds halfway through the procedure, the state’s top legal chief said.