Thursday, June 23, 2022
Despite concerns that Wilson County might have to raise property taxes for the upcoming fiscal year in order to fund increased wages for county employees, the Wilson County Commission approved the budget ordinance on Monday without including any such increase.
When the Watertown City Council voted to approve the budget during a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, it gave a raise to all city employees, but the extent of that raise depends on where you work.
The Lebanon Police Department is seeking assisting in locating a runaway juvenile.
As long as temperatures stay high, heating bills will too.
BROWNSVILLE — Ford Motor Co. officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker’s planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region.
NASHVILLE — A Tennessee court initiative to help residents in need of legal aid has found a new way to reach out.
OMAHA, Nebraska — An anonymous bidder has shelled out a record $19 million for a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffet at a steakhouse in New York City.
TUPELO, Miss. — Elvis’ legacy looms large over Tupelo, but in Australian writer/director Baz Luhrmann’s new film, Tupelo’s influence on the King of Rock and Roll is front and center.
The Watertown City Council approved the first reading of the budget for the upcoming fiscal year during a regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday. Pictured at Tuesday evening's meeting are: (from left) Watertown city councilors Larry Byrd and Caleb Barrett, Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings, and …
Mt. Juliet Police Chief James Hambrick (seated) — who just released his first album, with songs based on experiences from his time on the force — is pictured along with (at left) David Allen and Leslie Satcher at Saturday’s album release party.
Mt. Juliet Police Chief James Hambrick performs a song off his first-ever album with singer-songwriter Leslie Satcher on Saturday during a release party for the record. Proceeds from the album go to an organization dedicated to families of officers killed in the line of duty.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Jeff Bivens answers questions at a news conference outside the Supreme Court Building in Nashville to launch the Tennessee Justice Bus on Monday. The passenger van, outfitted with computers and Wi-Fi, will be used by attorneys from Tennessee’s Access to Justic…
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Dangerously-high temperatures have blanketed Wilson County, along with the entire state, for the past two weeks.
The body of a man who had been reported missing was discovered and reclaimed from waters near Cedar Creek Marina on Friday.
Lebanon sanitation customers should be advised of a potential change to their weekly trash pick-up days.
As we head into the middle of summer, the gardening tasks are endless. Make sure that you harvest when things mature so that you can eliminate rotting fruits, which attract pests and diseases to the garden.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett was arrested on Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence after leaving a music festival in the state.
WAVERLY — When a flash flood tore through Waverly, 17-year-old Zoe Turner ran to safety on the top floor of her family’s home. The rushing water would claim the lives of 20 of her neighbors, damage more than 700 homes and add a new challenge to what Zoe had hoped would be a more normal senio…
NASHVILLE — After Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee halted a lethal injection in April because he learned the drugs hadn’t been tested as required, he ordered an independent investigation and paused all executions through the end of the year.
Larry Strazzella with EXIT Rocky Top Realty has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
The Tennessee Valley Authority issued guidance to keep thermostats set at 75 degrees or higher for the the stretch of forecasted higher temperatures expected to befall Tennessee throughout the week.
Personnel from the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet and the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency work the scene at Cedar Creek Marina in Mt. Juliet, where a deceased man was recovered from Old Hickory Lake on Friday. The medical examiner indicated that no foul play was suspected.