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  1. Race for the Fallen 5K set for Mt. JulietRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    ... medal and more. After last year's success with more than 500 participants in Lebanon, the race will return to Wilson County. The Police Benevolent Foundation helps the law enforcement officers and their families restore normalcy after a tragedy. The ...

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  2. Canned food drive set to benefit SCAN programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    American National Home Health Care Agency organized a canned food drive for May to benefit the SCAN program in Wilson County. The Senior Citizens Awareness Network is a program developed by the Wilson County Sheriff's Office to take a proactive approach to address the needs of seniors of Wilson County.

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  3. Honor Ride for Veterans upcoming in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    The third annual Honor Ride for Veterans will be June 20 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon to help raise funds for the Wilson County Veterans Memorial Park and Museum. Registration for the motorcycle ride will start at 8 a.m., and kickstands will go up at 10:30 a.m. Registration is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger and includes a T-shirt.

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  4. Three Wilson County deputies attend - Breaking Glass Shield' conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Three Wilson County Sheriff's deputies were selected to attend the recent "Breaking the Glass Shield" conference held by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Nashville. The conference provided a forum for the female officers to be exposed to national recognized speakers and network with their peers from other states.

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  5. Cumberland announces dates for Phoenix BallRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    The elegant affair will feature a cocktail reception and silent auction in historic Baird Chapel with a live auction, fine dining and dancing to The Big Thrill in the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Wilson County's only black-tie fundraising gala, the 2015 Phoenix Ball gives guests an opportunity to mix and mingle with an accomplished group of community and business leaders, as well as a notable list of Cumberland alumni and local philanthropists.

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  6. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for April 25Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Angela Rae Thompson, 37, of Buffalo Valley, was charged with possession of schedule I drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Juan Santos Ayala-Ortiz, 18, of Lebanon, was charged with DUI, drugs simple possession, underage DWI and violation of implied consent law.

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  7. Schools prep for TCAPsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    ... system-wide composite, system-wide literacy, system-wide numeracy and system-wide numeracy/literacy. In Wilson County high schools, 2014 TCAP scores showed a persistent trend. In comparing student achievement from 2012-13 to the past school year, ...

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  8. Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Holder deserves Wilson's top teacher awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Lebanon Democrat

    Thumbs up to Walter J. Baird Middle School seventh-grade math teacher Kali Meyer Holder for accepting the 2015 Wilson County Teacher of the Year award. Thumbs up to Walter J. Baird Middle School seventh-grade math teacher Kali Meyer Holder for accepting the 2015 Wilson County Teacher of the Year award from Wilson County Motors owner W.P. Bone III and CedarStone Bank president Bob McDonald during the 17th annual banquet honoring the county's top teacher and the 30 nominees from each school in Wilson County.

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  9. Joseph's Storehouse provides mattresses for CrossStyle CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... in Lebanon have somewhere warm to sleep during winter nights. Evans also encouraged hungry families in Wilson County to come to the monthly food giveaway, which will be Saturday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Joseph's Storehouse. First-time applicants for ...

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  10. Wilson Democratic Party holds reorganization meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... returned to Lebanon two years ago and immediately immersed herself into community activities, including the Wilson County Civic League, the Lebanon Historic District Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals, as well as many other civic projects. ...

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  11. Thumbs up: Fill the Bus to feed hungry children locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    Thumbs up to last weekend's Fill the Bus event, which will help an entire classroom of Wilson County students get the nutrition they need, organizers said. Fill the Bus is a project from one of the 2015 Leadership Wilson small groups, and featured two days of food drives that encouraged local residents to donate food items, which will be given to the local school systems to supplement backpack programs.

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  12. Whip Crackin' Rodeo opens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... ervice, John Greer-State Farm Insurance, THW Insurance Services, Tickets Nashville, Visionary Design Group and Wilson County Chevrolet Buick GMC Hyundai.

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  13. Jobless rate drops in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    According to figures released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, March's jobless rate in Wilson County was 4.6 percent. Wilson County ranks fifth in the state behind Williamson, Davidson and Moore counties, respectively, and shares the same rate as Rutherford and Sumner counties, for the lowest unemployment rate in March.

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  14. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for April 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    Charles Lee Craig, 25, of Lebanon, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, especially aggravated assault, two counts of violation of probation and failure to appear.

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  15. Three charged with TennCare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lebanon Democrat

    Three suspects from Smith and Wilson counties were charged Thursday with TennCare fraud in three separate cases, all involving the sale of prescription drugs. The Office of Inspector General, with the assistance of sheriff's deputies in Smith and Wilson counties charged the suspects.

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  16. Sarah Poss joins First Freedom BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... and Latin American studies, from Middle Tennessee State University. A native of Detroit, Poss has lived in Wilson County for 12 years. She currently lives in Watertown where she has been involved with several local food drives. First Freedom Bank, ...

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  17. Local community ribbon cuttingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lebanon Democrat

    The Minutemen Express food truck held its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office April 19. The Minutemen Express provided free samples of what they have to offer. April 19 will forever be a historical day in the United States.

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  18. Kimberly Jordan: Earth Day should be celebrated all year longRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... possible. And I'm not the only one. According to earthday.org, the 2015 celebration included 192 countries. Wilson County got involved as the local schools held the annual "Think Green, Think Clean" challenge not too long ago, to see which school ...

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  19. Lebanon Premium Outlets goes green with Goodwill Express Donation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... will be the eighth Goodwill site where citizens can drop off gently used clothing and household items in Wilson County. Donations to Goodwill are sold in its retail stores to provide employment and training opportunities for people with disabilities ...

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  20. Outdoors notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... 9 on Old Hickory Lake. For information call 615-332-5911 or email chris.fletcher@givegw.org NRA banquet: The Wilson County Friends of NRA banquet and auction is set for Friday, April 24 at 5:30 at the College Hills Church of Christ, 1401 Leeville ...

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