Thursday, October 07, 2021
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Wilson County Schools will begin searching for land to build new schools as growth in the county is forecast to continue, while the board has adopted a school calendar that expands fall break and the mask requirement will continue for another month.

Thursday, March 04, 2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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Wilson County Schools search for a new director is ramping up as a series of community meetings kicked off Monday and the application period has closed.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Wilson County Schools attorney Mike Jennings continues to negotiate with insurance company Travelers over the district’s claims for Stoner Creek Elementary and West Wilson Middle schools, which were rendered unusable by the March 3 tornado.

Wednesday, February 03, 2021
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The Wilson County Schools Board of Education hopes to gain some clarity this week on how it can rebuild West Wilson Middle School and Stoner Creek Elementary School, the two buildings destroyed by the March 3 tornado.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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Wilson County Schools is going ahead with soliciting bids to rebuild the two campuses destroyed by the March 3 tornado in the hopes that it hastens an end to a dispute with the district’s insurance company.

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NASHVILLE — Tennessee lawmakers on Friday finished tackling education issues that have surfaced during the COVID-19 pandemic, as Republicans fumed that some districts still are not back in classrooms but declined to act on their proposal to withhold state funding for staying virtual.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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The Wilson County Schools Board of Education continued to wrangle with high school scheduling during Monday’s meeting, eventually deciding to continue with the recommended seven-period option while holding the final decision on block scheduling until budgeting later this year.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Hiring a new director and deciding on scheduling for high school students topped the agenda for the Wilson County Schools board of education Monday.

Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
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Celebrating seven years in January of providing college scholarships to a demographic comprised of DREAM’ers and DACA students, Equal Chance for Education, which has 34 students enrolled currently at Cumberland University, describes its goal for 2021 as “ambitious but achievable.”

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In a year when much of the news out of Wilson County Schools has revolved around the coronavirus pandemic, it might be easy to overlook the achievements of the district, schools and students.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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The Wilson County Farm Bureau ladies group chose Southside Elementary School Angel Tree as their 2020 Christmas project. Needless to say this has been a very difficult year for many families. Several ladies volunteered to do the shopping for the children.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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A group of 19 cheerleaders from Wilson and Rutherford counties is set to compete on the world stage in March after winning the Magnolia Championship in Jackson, Mississippi over the weekend.

Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
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Wilson Books from Birth and The Dollywood Foundation are presenting a free one-night-only live streaming world premiere event for The Library That Dolly Built, a behind-the-scenes look at Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Wilson County Schools canceled classes Friday as part of a continuing effort to fight the surge in COVID-19 cases and quarantines affecting the district.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Cumberland University recognized National Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday with “It’s Time to Rise Together: Celebrating Hispanic Voices,” the last in a series of diversity events held this semester.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020
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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization working to improve the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee and three Kentucky counties, announces it is awarding scholarships to 328 individual students pursuing secondary education at accredited schools throughout th…

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Wilson County Schools fourth and fifth graders will return to traditional learning — in school five days a week — when they return from fall break on Oct. 12.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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More than 100 Cumberland University students, faculty and staff joined in on a student-led march for justice on Thursday. The march was led by a newly formed student organization Anti-Racial Movement, or ARM, which was started by Cumberland student athletes.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Cumberland University has announced a new mentoring program established by the Office of Career Services and Internships and the Office of Advancement and Alumni.

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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.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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A small fire in an in-wall air conditioning unit at Mt. Juliet Elementary School caused minor damage Monday morning. Mt. Juliet Fire Department Chief Jamie Luffman told Wilson County Schools spokesman Bart Barker the fire was discovered about 7:15 a.m., and the classroom’s sprinkler system a…

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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A small fire in an in-wall air conditioning unit at Mt. Juliet Elementary School caused minor damage Monday morning. Mt. Juliet Fire Department Chief Jamie Luffman told Wilson County Schools spokesman Bart Barker the fire was discovered about 7:15 a.m., and the classroom’s sprinkler system a…

Wednesday, September 09, 2020
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Cierra Binkley loves working with her hands so much that she sometimes goes by “Rosie the Riveter,” and thanks to Wilson County Schools’ adult transition program for people with special needs she has plenty of projects under her belt.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020
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Nearly 50 years ago, Nashville Freedom Rider Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. was arrested on the front lines of the fight against segregation in the United States.

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New members of the Wilson County Schools Board of Education were sworn in Friday at the district’s administration building. Because of the pandemic, the ceremony was limited to officials and families. The members officially take office Sept. 1. They are, from left, Jon White (Zone 3), Carrie…

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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Cumberland University will host Davidson County Historian and lecturer Carole Bucy for the first Library Lecture Series of the year titled, “100 Years & Counting: Why Tennessee’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment Still Matters,” on Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. in Baird Chapel.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Wilson County Schools will require all students, teachers and staff to wear face masks or shields when school resumes on a hybrid schedule Monday.