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  1. Details released on Wilson County Ag Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    "The purpose of the Wilson County Agricultural Hall of Fame is to recognize citizens of Wilson County who have made a significant impact on agriculture in Wilson County, Tennessee, nationally or worldwide," said Hale Moss, chairman of the Wilson County Agricultural Hall of Fame. "We feel the time is right to pay tribute to these very deserving individuals.

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  2. Winfree Bryant students to present Makey FaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lebanon Democrat

    More than a dozen projects created by Winfree Bryant sixth-grade Extend and Innovation Club students will be unveiled for visitors to see and play. The students created the projects using their SCRATCH computer programming skills and Makey Makeys bought with funds from a Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce teacher grant.

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  3. Bargain Hunt coming to LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... for years will finally have a new occupant after Bargain Hunt agreed to sublease the building. Tammy Stoke, Wilson County Joint Economic and Community Development assistant director, said that while the 42,000-square-foot building offered a great ... 1 comment

  4. Reports: Insure Tennessee would benefit WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... examination of 2010 Census data - the most recent data available - by THCC showed 4,875 - or 4.28 percent - of Wilson County residents fall in the coverage gap addressed by Insure Tennessee. This group has no health insurance and earns less than 138 ...

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  5. Joseph's Storehouse volunteers recognized for community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    Herbert Larson was given an award for his contribution of 1,755 hours of volunteer service to Joseph's Storehouse and his wife, Jean Larson, received an award for her contribution of 1,593 hours. Evans also received a certificate of recognition for his continual community service in Wilson County.

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  6. GALLERY: Wilson Central welcomes German exchange studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... from Russelsheim, Germany, on Friday at the Nashville International Airport. The students will stay with 20 Wilson County host families for three weeks while the students attend classes at Wilson Central and learn more about Tennessee and the United ...

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  7. Annual Library Roast to feature local bankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... will say -especially since they will cover several time periods of Crowell's lifetime. Roasters include: Wilson County Criminal Court Judge Brody Kane and his wife, Angel; Melanie Minter, Tonya Jones and Andrea Wilke with the Lebanon-Wilson County ...

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  8. Alert: Inmate found dead at Wilson County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lebanon Democrat

    During a routine welfare check, Wilson County correctional officers discovered Joseph Lee, 37, of Lebanon, unresponsive in his bed at 2:15 a.m. Correctional officers called for medical staff, and they performed CPR and administered an automatic external defibrillator on Lee, who did not respond. Wilson County Emergency Management Agency paramedics were called to the scene, and Lee was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. 1 comment

  9. Wilson County jobless rate drops in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lebanon Democrat

    According to figures released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, February's jobless rate in Wilson County was 5.1 percent. Wilson County ranks fourth in the state behind Williamson, Davidson and Rutherford counties, respectively, and shares the same unemployment rates as Moore, Sumner and Knox counties, for lowest unemployment rate in February.

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  10. Outdoors notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... before then are good for the rest of 2015, including this fall's hunting seasons. Friends of NRA banquet: The Wilson County Friends of NRA banquet and auction will be held Friday, April 24 at 5:30 at the College Hills Church of Christ, 1401 Leeville ...

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  11. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lebanon Democrat

    Ricky Eugene Neal, 53, of Lebanon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended/cancelled license and schedule II drugs. Bronson Wayne Roberts, 41, of Lebanon, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of schedule III drugs, three counts of schedule II drugs, possession of schedule II drugs and possession of schedule VI drugs.

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  12. Local impact of teacher pay plan unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... after a promise for education funding increases failed because revenues were lower than expected. Mickey Hall, Wilson County deputy director of schools, said the effect the proposal would have on Wilson County Schools is still far from being known. ...

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  13. Leadership Wilson alums compare notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... for the more than 200 alumni in attendance to get to know Terri Merryman, who was hired as director of the Wilson County Tourism and Visitor's Bureau late last year. "This is the 22nd year of Leadership Wilson, and that means there are 22 years of ...

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  14. Two killed in three-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    Two people were killed and a third critically injured Wednesday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 eastbound at Old Hickory Boulevard in Hermitage, along the Wilson County line. The driver of a 2005 Dodge Neon, Nathan Zarzycki, 22, of Brodheadsville, Pa., told investigators that he got tired and pulled over on what he thought was the shoulder, put his flashers on and went to sleep.

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  15. State looks at teacher evaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... there will only be one year worth of scores - so no composite, just one-shot test," said Mary Ann Sparks, Wilson County human resource director. "Additionally, the scores tend to dip the first year of a new test. For those reasons, the governor ...

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  16. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for March 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    Robert Bernard Pride, 28, of Nashville, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended/cancelled license, vandalism, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of counterfeit money, possession of a firearm during the commitment of a felony and possession, manufacture with intent for resale. Kevin Scott Williams, 44, of Lebanon, was charged with aggravated burglary, two counts of drugs simple possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule VI drugs, vandalism less than $500, theft of property $1,000-$10,000, burglary of motor vehicle and possession of firearm during the commitment of a felony.

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  17. Shelly Barnes: Small voice saying don't spend? Listen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... iences related topics, contact Shelly Barnes, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent for UT Extension in Wilson County. Barnes can be reached at sphill24@utk.edu or 615-444-9584.

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  18. O Captain! My CaptainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    The film follows Bradley, who was a Wilson County native, on his journey during the War of 1812 and subsequent happenings in his move to Arkansas. Reep, who lives in Bradley County, Ark., said the county was named for Hugh and his family.

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  19. On Your Mark calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    On Your Mark is a new feature that lists running, walking and other exercise-related events in Wilson County and across Tennessee. It publishes each Wednesday in the Food & Health section of The Lebanon Democrat.

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  20. Wilson County Sheriff's Reports and Most Wanted for March 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    Alicia Ann Frazier, 30, of Lebanon, was charged with identity theft, failure to appear, child support, theft of property less than $500 and two counts of passing a forged instrument.

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