Even with the spotty rain showers, my 39th year leading bird walks and Owl Prowls turned out to be a lot of fun for myself and others who braved the weather.
If you like to climb trees, I've got the highflying activity for you. My son learned of a special offer at the Nashville Shores park and included me and my wife in on the climbing adventure. The course is set up to take all of the risk out of being high in the trees by keeping you on a permanent cable tethered to everything you are climbing.
It was another special evening at the Wilson County Teacher of the Year Banquet. Two very community-minded businesses, Wilson County Motors and CedarStone Bank, again came together and held the 18th annual Teacher of the Year Banquet at Cumberland University. Cumberland University served a very elegant dinner, and their newly selected president Dr. Paul Stumb gave remarks about our ever-changing society.
The Wilson County Budget Committee Thursday night deferred a motion by the Education Committee that asked them to consider a property tax increase to cover a major shortfall in their original $54.8 million schools building and expansion plan.
A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for the newest portion of the Cedar City Trail.
Guests at the Friends of Historic Lebanon annual dinner learned about more than our city's history on Tuesday night. They learned about our country's 8th President Martin Van Buren and the two-party political system, in particular.
Ed and Susie James have been named the 2016 recipients of Cumberland University's Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. The Lebanon couple will receive the award at CU's commencement on Saturday.
The cold didn't dampen the spirits of Mt. Juliet Elzie Patton Elementary School students who participated in Walk to School Day Thursday morning. About 80 students celebrated the national event that promotes walking - instead of riding to school.
Voters who would like to meet Trisha Farmer, Democratic candidate for the Tennessee 57th District House seat, may do so at a series of Tuesday meetings from May until the November election.
Wilson County native Brian Bates will headline a show at Zanies Comedy Club this Sunday, May 8. Bates, who began doing stand-up comedy nine years ago, has performed at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center; however, Sunday will mark his first time headlining at Zanies.
The junior rocketry team from Lebanon High School will soon blast off to Virginia to compete in the national finals of the 14th annual Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC), where they will face 99 of the top rocketry teams in the country for the title of national champion.
Isolated, lonely, at risk and financially-challenged seniors in Wilson County are the focus of an often unsung but revered program that truly makes a positive difference in our community.
Johnie Payton announces her intention to run for the Wilson County Schools Zone 6 school board seat in the 2016 election.
Law enforcement, city and county leaders gathered at the Wilson County Sheriff's Department on Thursday to observe the National Day of Prayer.
Mt. Juliet police say it's not unusual a suspect returns to the scene of an alleged previous crime to do another crime.
It appears that's what happened Wednesday afternoon at American Jewelry in Mt. Juliet.
MJ plays "loser-out" game Monday
HENDERSONVILLE -- Mt. Juliet's Lady Bears are scheduled to take on Station Camp 7 p.m. Monday at Sumner County's Veteran's Park in a "loser=out" game of the District 9-AAA softball tournament.
Mt. Juliet slipped to 17-24 on the season following Friday's 6-5 loss in eight innings to Wilson Central Friday in the tournament's opening round.
The Lady Bears held an early 4-0 lead, only to see the defending state champs claw back into contention, then score the winning run on a pair of fielding errors.
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