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Constructive criticism can be beneficial
Constructive criticism can be beneficial

No one likes to hear criticism, which is defined as “the act of expressing disapproval and of noting the problems or faults of a person or thing” by Merriam-Webster dictionary. I get that. I don’t like being criticized.

However, I’ve never been one to shy away from constructive criticism, which dictionary.com defines as “criticism or advice that is useful and intended to help or improve something, often with an offer of possible solutions.”

Unfortunately, though, I’ve observed throughout the years that all too often people view constructive criticism as just criticism and refuse to acknowledge that ideas or suggestions for improvement have any merit.

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General News

BOE looking at building; 5-year plan

Wilson County School board to begin conversations with the County Commission on building plan. In addition, a public forum is planned Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Mt. Juliet High School

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Bush speaks out on changes he’d like to see in county government

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series regarding District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush’s views on county finances and changes in how the monthly meetings are conducted.

At the October Wilson County Commission Meeting, District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush rose to comment on how in his opinion the General Fund is “being depleted rapidly” less than 90 days into the current fiscal year.

Following the Oct. 21 meeting, Bush contacted The Wilson Post and said he would like to explain his comments at the meeting.

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Bush wants more discussion, balanced budget

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series regarding District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush’s views on county finances and changes in how the monthly meetings are conducted.

In addition to wanting a simpler document that shows the status of each specific Wilson County fund balance at the monthly meetings, District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush would also like to see more discussion about expenditures on the floor of the county commission meetings.

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Patsy Wynns beats Joe Biddle

Lebanon's Patsy Wynns correctly predicted 18 out of 20 college football games from last weekend to beat our expert -- Joe Biddle.

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General Sports

9-AAA all-district football released

Mt. Juliet native and Station Camp High coach Shaun Hollingsworth has been named District 9-AAA Coach of the Year.

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