Tennessee State Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver, R-Lancaster, was among legislators from multiple states to attend Wednesay’s at the U.S. Capitol.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Hiring a new director and deciding on scheduling for high school students topped the agenda for the Wilson County Schools board of education Monday.
Steve Hill had dreamed of owning a 1932 Ford roadster since he was about 12 years old.
The Wilson County Joint Economic and Community Development Board is hoping to elevate its push to bring business and tourism to town this year as more and more COVID-19 vaccines are distributed.
A new year means a chance for new beginnings, and one way to make a change is to get involved with a local nonprofit.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Tennessee’s teachers moved up the list for the COVID-19 vaccine last week, just behind frontline health care workers in the state’s distribution plan.
After months of deliberation, Mt. Juliet has authorized a sales agreement for the city’s latest public park.
Wilson County residents faced a challenging year thanks to the long-lasting impact from the March 3 tornado and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency is seeking volunteers from Wilson County to participate in its Long-Term Care Ombudsman program.
New Year’s Day is a challenge for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one, and Amber Carroll knows the feeling all too well.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Wilson County is looking to ramp up its COVID-19 vaccination effort as health care workers began administering the first Moderna vaccines on Wednesday.
Christmas has come and gone, but the trees and lights from across the city have to go somewhere.
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.”
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.
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.
NASHVILLE — With federal officials having identified the man believed to be behind Nashville’s Christmas Day bombing, authorities now turn to the monumental task of piecing together the motive behind the explosion that severely damaged dozens of downtown buildings and injured three people.
Jarret and Brianne Brozik have made a Christmas tradition of turning their yard into a winter wonderland, and this year’s addition may be the biggest yet.
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden says it will take months to roll back some of President Donald Trump’s actions on immigration, tempering expectations he generated during his campaign and one that may rile advocates pushing for speedy action on the issue.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Cumberland University has announced that its annual Tyler McChurch Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament raised $28,200 for student scholarships as well as community giving.
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.
Janella Escobar has joined Wilson Bank & Trust as senior vice president of marketing and communications, bank officials have announced.
In the wake of his arrest Dec. 10 in Lebanon on drug charges, Watertown Vice Mayor Brandon Howard has resigned and his replacement has been named. Mayor Mike Jennings said Councilwoman Brandy Baird Holcomb was selected by her fellow councilmembers Tuesday as vice mayor.
The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners plans to appoint a representative for District 2 on Jan. 11 after formally approving a process on Dec. 14.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Sunday announced new social gathering restrictions while still refusing to implement a mask mandate despite pleas from front-line health care workers in a state experiencing the highest new cases per capita in the country.
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is now being distributed in Wilson County, and officials say it could mean the beginning of the end for the pandemic.
Mt. Juliet‘s Christmas Parade has come and gone, but Rowan Ace Frensley is still on the community’s hearts and minds.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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.
Wilson County Schools announced Dec. 9 that all schools would be going to remote learning effective Dec. 14 for the rest of the semester.
Wilson County health care workers hope to begin distributing a COVID-19 vaccine to vulnerable populations by the end of the month, according to a round table Zoom call held Thursday.
Christmas can be a lonely time for senior citizens even without the isolation brought on by COVID-19.
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
A now former Mt. Juliet High School teacher and coach was arrested Thursday on an indictment charging two counts of aggravated statutory rape against a 16-year-old female student at his Nashville home in June.
NASHVILLE — A woman was fatally shot while driving to work on Interstate 440 in Nashville and police are asking any potential witnesses to come forward.
The annual Taste of Wilson County event will be virtual this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Five people have been indicted in connection with a Wilson County homicide investigation dating back to June 2019.
Temperatures are dropping in Wilson County and more homeless people than ever are seeking out Compassionate Hands for help, but the volunteer base has taken a hit.
Longtime Wilson County Schools Deputy Director Mickey Hall is retiring effective Dec. 31.
The Wilson County Joint Economic and Community Development Board has seen a changing business landscape over the course of the year of COVID-19, and the latest trend could be solar energy.
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
Mt. Juliet High School is on remote learning for the next two weeks. Wilson County Schools made the announcement Friday.
Loretta Wagner started up her baking business late last year after winning multiple ribbons from the Wilson County Fair, but COVID-19 threw a wrench n her plans.
The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners granted final approval on an agreement with Grace United Methodist Church on Monday to create the city’s newest public park.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and for many households that means it’s time to put up the Christmas tree.
Joseph’s Storehouse Food ministry founders honored
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.
With a mission to “reduce the trauma of child abuse and facilitate the healing process,” the 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center has a critical role to play.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
LONDON — Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective, buoying the prospects of a relatively cheap, easy-to-store product that may become the vaccine of choice for the developing world.
WEMA has been on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 since March, and the agency received a donation of 50,000 N95 respirator masks from Moldex-Metric on Thursday as the virus continues to spread.
Wilson County’s government is bracing for continued impact as COVID-19 cases rise and held a discussion at Monday’s county commission meeting about next steps.