Cumberland University hosted its 178th commencement on June 20, celebrating the largest graduating class in school history in a graduate-only ceremony.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Cumberland University has announced that in response to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university will alter the academic calendar for the fall semester.
A law firm will investigate the two complaints filed against Wilson County School board member Wayne McNeese and provide the board’s three-member ethics committee with its findings and recommendations.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Angela Kincaid has been named the new principal at Mt. Juliet Elementary School, Wilson County Schools has announced. She will replace Michael Hickman, who was named as Maury County Public Schools superintendent last week.
Mt. Juliet High School’s Class of 2020 celebrated its graduation with an outdoor commencement at the Elzie B. Patton Stadium on Thursday, ending a semester of struggles on a high note.
Wilson County Schools Board of Education member Wayne McNeese has been accused by a second woman of sexual harassment, but unlike the first accusation, he denies making any inappropriate comments.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The Wilson County Fair Livestock Shows will go on as planned for the 2020 season at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.
The Wilson County Schools Board of Education got its first look June 8 at the planning going into the upcoming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic and the accompanying uncertainty.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The Wilson County Fair, a signature event that draws more than 500,000 people to Lebanon every summer, has been canceled because of the coronavirus.
The Wilson County Adult High School celebrated its largest graduating class since opening in 1992 on Friday, with 147 students receiving diplomas during a drive-through ceremony.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
The Wilson County Schools Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday that saves the adult high school and GED program.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Wilson County Schools has announced Beverly Sharpe as the new principal of Mt. Juliet High School.
This week, principals from Wilson County Schools high schools created a plan for traditional graduation ceremonies in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Cumberland University announced today that it will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on June 20, 2020.
With the Wilson County Commission unlikely to raise taxes, the Wilson County Schools Board of Education approved a tentative budget Thursday that restores many proposed cuts but requires help from the commission and changes scheduling at the high schools.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Wilson County Schools Board of Education got a look at the preliminary 2020-21 budget Saturday morning, and it was not a pretty picture.
The Wilson County Board of Education unanimously approved an educational plan for schools affected by the March 3 tornado at its meeting May 4 in preparation for the 2020-21 school year.
Cumberland University announced last week that it will have students and faculty return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester amid COVID-19.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Middle Tennessee State University will move forward with its COVID-19 preparations with a goal of resuming on-campus, in-person classes and operations in August for the Fall 2020 semester, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Thursday in a news release.
Wilson County Schools has decided to open summer registration for its Kids Club activities as a child care option for parents starting to go back to work.
Wilson County Schools has announced three longtime employees have been promoted.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Cumberland University is moving its commencement ceremony to June 20 due to the risk of COVID-19 spread.
Cumberland University has moved the annual Phoenix Ball to Saturday, Aug. 1, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was originally scheduled for June 6.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
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.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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.
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Kevin Dawson, principal of the new Green Hill High School, has announced several new faculty hires to head some of the school’s extracurricular programs. Robert Brindos will coach of the boys’ soccer team. Currently in his 11th teaching year, Brindos teaches at Mt. Juliet High School, and he…
They come for the stimulation. They come for the conversation. They come for the dancing and they come for the art.
Cumberland University will host local Freedom Rider and civil rights activist Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. for a Chapel Chat titled, “Freedom Riders: An Intimate Talk and Q&A with a Civil Rights Hero,” on March 16 at 12:30 p.m. in Baird Chapel. The event will be open to all.
Eighth grader Max Taylor has a lifelong passion for music and dreams of drumming for Lebanon High School’s marching band. Seven-year-old Derek Lawson first picked up a pair of sticks in October as a fun emotional outlet.