Polar Plunge set for Jan. 18
The Jimmy Floyd Family Center is again gearing up to hold one of the coolest events in Wilson County - literally.
Schools to quit block format
One such question raised was the following: "Is my daughter part of an experiment ? What if this fails?" The answer given on the website was "less than 10 percent of the high schools in the state of Tennessee operate on a block schedule.
Peace of mind comes with communication
Briefings, alerts and meetings concerning the winter weather system now upon us in Wilson County filled the week leading up to it for emergency officials.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Family Of Murdered Wilson County Man Seeks Justice
LEBANON, Tenn. The family of a Wilson County man who was gunned down in front of several witnesses said they want their son's killer brought to justice.
Schools to dismiss early due to weather
Wilson County Director of Schools Tim Setterlund said he conferred with Lebanon Director of Schools Scott Benson early Friday morning following a National Weather Service briefing on the effects of an approaching cold front.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
UPDATED: State declares emergency
The State declared an official state of emergency Thursday afternoon as an arctic cold front brings threats of severe winter weather this weekend.
Opportunities abound for Expo Center
The study was based in part on a survey given to 106 local businesses. Questions included whether the business would use the facility for any functions or events, how much the business was willing to pay for hotel accommodations and a couple of others.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ticket deadline extended for Dinner in the Arcade
With pianist and vocalist Terry Weeks tickling the ivories for a Yuletide dinner set within the century-old-plus buildings of historic downtown Lebanon, Dinner in the Arcade is the perfect place to enjoy the Christmas season with loved ones.
Wilson County Sheriff's Reports and Most Wanted for Dec. 4
Brandon Joseph Reilly, 24, of Mt. Juliet, was charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon and driving on a revoked license.
Body Found In Cumberland River In Wilson County
WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. A body has been found in the Cumberland River near the Shutes Branch Recreation area in Wilson County.
Hattie Phillips Farmer
An interment service followed at 2 p.m. at Wilson County Memorial Park in Lebanon.
Students' competitive spirit pays off in safe-driving contest
Competition between the three largest Wilson County high schools has always been fierce, but a Mt.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
More reward money offered in shooting
Wilson County Crime Stoppers has issued a reward of up to $1,000 for information about a fatal shooting from October.
Online voting begins for Zaxby's Fan of the Year
A dozen lucky fans are in the running for the coveted prize after they were selected fans of the week by The Lebanon Democrat staff during high school football games in Wilson County this season.
Most Wanted/Sheriff's Reports for Dec. 3, 2013
Editor's Note: The following are suspects booked into the Wilson County Jail during the specified time frame.
Wilson County is ramping up the holiday season
In Lebanon, the weekend begins with the Historic Places Tour that takes visitors around town to some of the city's well-known landmarks and older homes.
Mayor holds final forum
Monday's forum was the second held to answer community members' questions about a plan do develop an entertainment district and city-run event center.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cyber Monday creates a frenzy of activity at Amazon facility
MURFREESBORO -- Seven miles of conveyor belts at the massive Amazon.com fulfillment center on Joe B. Jackson Parkway offered an accurate snapshot of Cyber Monday madness today, jammed with packages destined for locations near and far, sorted and boxed up by thousands of frenzied workers who signed on for the online retailer's busiest season.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
City event center talks continue
City officials will address a couple hot-button topics next week, beginning with a forum to discuss plans for the proposed Cumberland Center Development District.
Wilson students will get to visit with doctor via video
Students in Wilson County who come down with minor ailments soon will be able to see a doctor without leaving their schools.