Tuesday, November 02, 2021
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Mt. Juliet District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Milele plans to host a town hall meeting at Victory Baptist Church — located at 1777 Tate Lane in Mt. Juliet — on Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2021
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, September 30, 2021
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WASHINGTON — Pressure mounting but with signs of progress, President Joe Biden is hunkering down at the White House to try to strike a deal and win over two holdout Democratic senators whose support is needed for his potentially historic $3.5 trillion government overhaul.

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GLENDALE, Ky. — When Ford revealed plans to ramp up its commitment to the fledgling electric vehicle sector, the automaker chose to create thousands of jobs and pump billions in investments into two states where Republican leaders have vilified the push for green energy and defended fossil fuels.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee offered $500 million in incentives for the creation of a $5.6 billion campus where Ford Motor Co. plans to build electric F-Series pickup trucks at the Memphis Regional Megasite industrial complex, Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday.

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The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners approves the rezoning of the areas that will mean the addition of a combined 253 single-family houses to the city.

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Doctors across the state, including one who serves on Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 advisory panel, are challenging his COVID-19 policies and cheering three court decisions to overturn his executive order allowing parents to opt out of school mask mandates.

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana has recovered a missing lunar rock gifted to the state to commemorate the last manned U.S. mission to the moon after it turned up in the hands of a man who recycles wooden plaques.

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The demolition of a historic home in Lebanon belonging to noted Judge Nathan Green Sr. is drawing criticism as well as shock and disappointment. Notably, the block of West Main Street where the Green house stood is under consideration for a historic overlay, providing protection from demolit…

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WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the ultra-low interest rate policies he has pursued since the pandemic decimated the economy more than 18 months ago.

Saturday, September 18, 2021
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The Mt. Juliet Planning Commission unanimously recommended a site plan review for Advanced Orthopaedics & Spine, the first business planned for the Legacy Pointe development off Golden Bear Gateway.

Saturday, August 14, 2021
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The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners has denounced District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Milele’s social media activity, an action Milele is criticizing.

Saturday, May 22, 2021
Thursday, March 11, 2021
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WASHINGTON — A Congress riven along party lines approved a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed a triumph on a bill that marshals the government’s spending might against twin pandemic and economic crises that have upended a nation.

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NASHVILLE — After initially deeming that inoculating prisoners could be a “PR nightmare,” Tennessee officials on Tuesday said some inmates were receiving a COVID-19 vaccine — but only those who qualify as part of other groups the state has prioritized.

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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.

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Ahead of the Tennessee House of Representatives vote on SB228/HB3, the legislation that effectively bans transgender student athletes from competing in sports on teams that match their gender identity, both local and national businesses continued to donate money or support Gov. Bill Lee and …

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The head of the U.N. food agency warned after a visit to Yemen that his underfunded organization may be forced to seek hundreds of millions of dollars in private donations in a desperate bid to stave off widespread famine in coming months, describing conditions in the war-stricken nation as “hell.”

Tuesday, March 09, 2021
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Eight adults and four children face trespassing charges for refusing to leave Mt. Juliet’s carafem abortion clinic on Friday.

Thursday, March 04, 2021
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WASHINGTON — Defense Department leaders placed unusual restrictions on the National Guard for the day of the Capitol riot and delayed sending help for hours despite an urgent plea from police for reinforcement, according to testimony Wednesday that added to the finger-pointing about the gove…

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats are poised to pass an elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country.

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NASHVILLE — More than 1 million Tennesseans will soon become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine after the Department of Health announced Tuesday it was expecting a large supply of the immunizations.

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The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners decided to not go forward with a zoning ordinance on Lebanon Road at a work session Monday, and commissioners also asked the Planning & Zoning Department for further recommendations on commercial zoning after discussing potential changes.

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WASHINGTON — Defense Department leaders placed unusual restrictions on the National Guard for the day of the Capitol riot and delayed sending help for hours despite an urgent plea from police for reinforcement, according to testimony Wednesday that added to the finger-pointing about the gove…

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats are poised to pass an elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country.

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It’s been one year since a tornado ripped through Wilson County, upending lives forever. For those who survived, it’s taking time to rebuild. But despite the trauma, the community is picking up the pieces together.

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It’s been one year since a tornado ripped through Wilson County, upending lives forever. For those who survived, it’s taking time to rebuild. But despite the trauma, the community is picking up the pieces together.

Thursday, February 25, 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.

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Beginning next week, the Mt. Juliet News will be delivered on Thursdays instead of Wednesdays. The move will allow us to get more timely news in the News as well as provide additional features.

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NASHVILLE — Tennessee has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to teachers, as well as people who are at least 65 years old. The change went into effect Monday.

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After a week locked inside from the snow, some Wilson County residents found respite at the Capitol Theatre’s screening of “The Butler.”

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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After a week locked inside from the snow, some Wilson County residents found respite at the Capitol Theatre’s screening of “The Butler.”

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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Freezing rain iced Wilson County roadways over the weekend making motor passage extremely hazardous. The conditions responsible showed no signs of easing up as winter storm warnings continued into Tuesday. 

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For low income families living in Wilson County, the challenges they regularly face have been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. With businesses closing and hours being cut, money got tighter for families and individuals living at or below the poverty line.

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For most Tennesseans, voting takes place one day every two years, but for the Wilson County Election Commission, it takes two years to make that one day possible.

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For a decorated car show enthusiast like Lebanon’s Rod Reprogle, life has been full of surprises. But a recent and unexpected exchange with an old friend brought him to tears.