We were really looking forward to the 4th of July holiday, campfires, hamburgers, hotdogs and rain. Oh boy did we get the latter. It came in bucket fulls. Driving back to Lebanon in a torrential downpour, we could see that the fireworks were going on as planned.
The Lebanon City Council has started from scratch on sidewalk and waterline projects that provoked controversy when the councilors voted 5-1 last month to award the contracts for the projects to the bidder they considered the "best" instead of the lowest.
A $2.5 million library expansion, nearly tens of thousands proposed homes and apartments, a re-energized Northtown district, White Castle, Starbucks, an under-wraps Project Java, FedEx and Under Armour are harbingers of even more growth to come to Mt. Juliet.
The Lebanon-Wilson Public Library wrapped its Children's Summer Reading Program with a celebratory splash party on Thursday.
In partnership with the Wilson County Fair, the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee (RTA) will operate a special Music City Star excursion train to the Wilson County Fair on Saturday, August 15, and Saturday, August 22
The Watertown Music and Arts Festival is back this Saturday beginning at 3 p.m.
Wilson Emergency Management Director Joey Cooper clarified that the 19 tornado sirens located in the cities of Watertown, Lebanon and Mt. Juliet were not all activated during the July 2 storms - after an article published in Wednesday's Wilson Post expressed they were.
Comments made by the public on The Wilson Post's Facebook page inquired whether or not sirens located in outer parts of the county were working properly - as some folks stated that they were not heard on Thursday, July 2 - when four EF-0 tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service to be in Wilson County.
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