Only four days remain for early voting in the County General/Federal & State Primary Aug. 7 election, and results so far show some interesting turnout numbers for certain races.
MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet City Commission renewed City Manager Kenny Martin’s contract Monday night and authorized him to facilitate construction of a new sidewalk that will make it safer for students to walk to and from Mt. Juliet High School on Golden Bear Gateway.
Officials with Wilson County Schools and Lebanon Special School District lauded their respective school systems’ progress made in the 2014 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, or TCAP, while also noting that improvements remain necessary.
Tennessee’s 9th annual Sales Tax Holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, and end at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3.
State legislators announced Wednesday that they will honor the first responders who helped save the life of 2-year-old Addilyn Gray, who nearly drowned in a swimming pool in April.
Two local restaurants and a grocery chain are lending their support to fund-raising efforts for the Lebanon American 12U all-stars.
Crowned champions of the Dixie Youth “O” Zone state tournament last week in Sweetwater, the Lebanon Youth Baseball squad will open play Saturday, Aug. 6 in the Dixie Youth World Series in South Carolina.
LEBANON -- Rising seventh grader Jeremiah Hastings was the recipient of the fifth annual Chris Price Award / Scholarship presented Saturday, July 26 by the family of the late two-sport Lebanon High athlete Chris Price.
The presentation was held at the James E. Ward Ag. Center as part of the Wilson County Black History Committee’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement.
Cumberland University’s Woody Hunt was named the 2014 NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) National Coach of the Year, the national office announced last week.
The Bulldogs won their third Avista-NAIA World Series championship this past season, capping Hunt’s 33rd season as head coach of the program.
Upward basketball & cheer
Sign ups for Upward Basketball and Cheerleading at First Baptist Church, Lebanon are now underway. Upward is a program for boys and girls in grades 1-4. Deadline to register is Tuesday, Sept. 30. To register your child, visit the FBC office, 227 East Main Street, between the hours of 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost of league is $80. Call the church at 444-3330 with questions.