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Why Shop Local First?

When a community's citizens spend their hard-earned tax dollars locally, it is vitally important to that community's economy. With Mt. Juliet's rapid growth and new businesses literally opening daily, we're starting to see an even greater need to spend our tax dollars locally.

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Letters to the Editor

Seniors should be worried about benefits

It seems that retirement benefits for hard-working Americans may soon become ancient history if the current trend continues. Although there are numerous "Hallmark Holidays" that acknowledge and celebrate seniors like Oct. 1, the International Day of Older Persons, or Grandparents Day in September, we seniors are seriously worried about companies ending the health benefits we worked a lifetime to earn.

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General News

Merryman reflects on first year as tourism director
Merryman reflects on first year as tourism director

One year has passed since the Wilson County Commission re-established the Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB).

Under the guidance of Director Terri Merryman, strides have been made to recruit new visitors and events to the county; however, she insists - the best is yet to come.

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Get Fresh with Andy Frisch

Slow it down... NOW!
Slow it down... NOW!

Excuse me sir/ma'am, do you know how fast you were eating? This is a residential area and you were clearly eating over the limit. (Some of you should be thanking your lucky stars I can't write food tickets or send you to food jail... man, I can digress FAST!)

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Women of Wilson

Woman of Wilson- Heather Bay
Woman of Wilson- Heather Bay

These days Direct Flight Solutions owner Heather Bay is recognized for overseeing day-to-day operations of the Lebanon Municipal Airport - or as she calls it "the largest welcome center for Wilson County." However, her interest in aviation spans back to childhood.

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