The vote for women’s suffrage was over 100 years ago, but the chance to learn about the Tennesseans who made it possible is available all month at the Wilson County Courthouse.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Wilson Bank & Trust’s annual Southern Home & Garden Expo will be a virtual and interactive event this year.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
NASHVILLE — A new museum two decades in the making is telling the interconnected story of Black musical genres through the lens of American history.
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
Those who enjoy Civil War history now have a more modern way of following Hartsville’s link to the War Between the States.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Tickets are officially on sale for the Ally 400, the NASCAR Cup Series race headed to the Nashville Superspeedway on June 20.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Steve Hill had dreamed of owning a 1932 Ford roadster since he was about 12 years old.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Granville’s Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, a bluegrass show performed at the Sutton General Store since 2008, will be livestreamed without an audience each week in January due to COVID-19.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Many Tennesseans first heard about baseball’s seven Negro Leagues after the MLB’s decision to recognize their records as major league statistics this month.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
This year’s Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade, “Hometown Heroes,” celebrated first responders, health care workers, teachers and many more who have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
The annual Taste of Wilson County event will be virtual this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020 has been a difficult year for Lebanon, from the March 3 tornado to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, but the community is keeping its Christmas spirit alive.
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
The Christmas season means Christmas parades, and residents across Wilson County are hard at work on the floats hitting the streets over the next few weekends.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Christmas has come to Lebanon’s Fiddlers Grove Historic Village, where more than 60 buildings are adorned with Christmas wreaths, lights, animated figures and more!
Events at the Nashville Superspeedway may seem as distant as a time when dinosaurs walked the earth for those growing up after it closed in 2011. But today, dinosaurs are walking the speedway as it roars back to life.
The Dancing Lights of Christmas is back to illuminate the Wilson County Fairgrounds through Jan. 3.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
The Halloween 5K 4 Hope and Parkinson’s Fun Walk saw its highest turnout yet at Charlie Daniels Park on Saturday as the community joined together to raise $7,000 for those in need.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Fred VanHook has hosted Wilson County’s Gospel Music Fest for 47 years straight, but he was fully prepared to break that streak in 2020.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Fall is officially here, and families looking for something to do have plenty of choices in Wilson County.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Historic Granville-Tennessee’s Mayberry Town has announced its fall schedule of events.
Hundreds of classic cars, customs and bikes drove in to the Wilson County Fairgrounds over the weekend for the 15th Annual Redneck Rumble Car Show & Swap Meet.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Competitors from across the country squared off with some of the toughest bulls and steers in the business at the 3rd Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Rodeo, held Friday and Saturday on the Wilson County Fairgrounds.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The performing arts have been thrown into a world of uncertainty with COVID-19, but Wilson County’s community theaters are back in action and looking to help people unwind.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Above left: Fireworks go off over the city of Mt. Juliet on Saturday. Above right: Jennifer Hamblen and her daughter Emily enjoy the show Saturday night.
Jennifer Hamblen and her daughter Emily enjoy the show Saturday night.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
NASHVILLE — Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at 83.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
As night falls, colors burst across the sky — it’s fireworks season in Wilson County.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
After a long absence, auto racing will be returning to the Nashville Superspeedway in Gladeville with a NASCAR Cup Series race in 2021
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.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Phil Baylor was stuck in his house for two months and ready to hit the road, but although his local car show scene had yet to restart its engines, a cruise-in at the Lebanon Outlet Mall lifted his spirits.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Historic Granville Pioneer Village is now the home of Pauline’s Cottage Garden in memory of Pauline Carter Johnson of Cookeville.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Here are the winners of the Lebanon Democrat's 2020 Best of Wilson Readers' Choice contest. Through the nominating and voting period, thousands of readers cast their ballots for the top local businesses in dozens of categories.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
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
Wilson County Fair’s title sponsor is truly stepping up to support our community and our nation during this time of uncertainty and change because of the pandemic of COVID-19. Mid-South Ford shared an article that ran in The Detroit News on March 24.
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Playhouse 615, a new performing arts company, will debut this week with a musical revue at Courtney’s Restaurant in Mt. Juliet.
Library board to roast Mitchell on March 24