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Opinion

History- LHS Football team 1923
History- LHS Football team 1923

Remember When...

It's football time in Wilson County. This was the Lebanon High School football team in 1923. Do you know the names of these players and coaches?

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Business

Coworking Together
Coworking Together

Software engineer Parker Agee is excited to unveil his vision for a co-working community at The Mill at Lebanon this fall.

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Genco donates to Empower Me
Genco donates to Empower Me

Michelle Hill, director of Empower Me Center, is presented with a $5,000 donation from Genco Wednesday afternoon. John Coleman makes the presentation as Genco staff arrived at College Hills Church in a motorcycle brigade. Harriett Odom, behind center, coordinated the event.

DALLUS WHITFIELD / The Wilson Post

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Lebanon's Maplehurst Bakery turning out 1,200 donuts a minute
Lebanon's Maplehurst Bakery turning out 1,200 donuts a minute

The community gathered to welcome Maplehurst Bakery to Wilson County on Wednesday.

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Trucking not just 'for the boys'
Trucking not just 'for the boys'

She's doing double duty these days, busting the proverbial glass ceiling and making waves in a male-dominated industry while also debunking old-fashioned stereotypes of that same industry she said needs more respect.

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General Lifestyle

Granville's Sutton Homestead features new exhibit
Granville's Sutton Homestead features new exhibit

On Sept. 1, Historic Granville opened a new exhibit at the 1880 Sutton Homestead entitled "1930s: A Time of Endurance."

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Sherry's Run remembers a life of service
Sherry's Run remembers a life of service

Service to God, service to country and service to family - these are the things that sum up the life and legacy of Lebanon's Dr. Donald Cole. Whether he was serving his country as a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army or serving as a medical missionary in the jungles of Ecuador, Cole's life was marked by service to others.

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Letters to the Editor

Despite lower numbers, the Fair was a huge success
Despite lower numbers, the Fair was a huge success

Some folks measure the success of our fair by the number of attendance. After attending our fair for nine days, I think a different measurement of success is needed. In the past we have watched our attendance grow and continue to break records; however, as I enjoyed the fair, it was apparent to me that our volunteers added the extra enthusiasm to make this a successful fair.

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Calendar

Community Calendar for Sept. 2
Community Calendar for Sept. 2

Calendar for Sept. 2

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General News

Decorated WCSO K-9 'Rocky' retires
Decorated WCSO K-9 'Rocky' retires
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Jamming for a cure in September
Jamming for a cure in September

A local restaurant will be jamming for a cure every Saturday in September with a goal to beat cystic fibrosis.

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MJPD Deputy Chief graduates from elite TBI academy
MJPD Deputy Chief graduates from elite TBI academy

One of Mt. Juliet Police's finest was one of 15 attendees who graduated from an elite leadership academy last Friday.

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Oliver retires... again
Oliver retires... again

Ruby Oliver has got to do something few have got to do...retire twice. The former Lebanon Police officer had retired from LPD after twenty-five years of service, but then started working in corrections for the Wilson County Sheriff's Department. WCSO staff held a reception for Oliver on Wednesday as she concluded ten years with the department. Oliver is pictured with Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan.

DALLUS WHITFIELD / The Wilson Post

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TDOT halts lane closures for holiday weekend
TDOT halts lane closures for holiday weekend

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.

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Threat made against Lebanon Walgreens cleared
Threat made against Lebanon Walgreens cleared

Lebanon Police responded to the Walgreens on West Main Street Wednesday evening following the discovery of a note that made a threat against the business.

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TN Saddle Club trots into Ag Center
TN Saddle Club trots into Ag Center

The Tennessee Saddle Club Association is riding into Lebanon this Labor Day weekend.

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UT Extension offers free 'Cancer: Thriving and Surviving' workshops
UT Extension offers free 'Cancer: Thriving and Surviving' workshops

Cancer is a disease of body cells. While increased age and genetics play important roles in the development of cancer, many authorities believe people can reduce their risk by challenging their way of living. Learning self-detection methods and having regular physical exams will reduce your risk of dying from cancer. Screening for various cancers can save your life.

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Elections/Politics

Farmer, city sticking to their guns on sign ordinance
Farmer, city sticking to their guns on sign ordinance

The Wilson County state house candidate who said she will sue the City of Mt. Juliet over their temporary sign ordinance that regulates placement and duration of political signs is sticking to her guns.

And the City of Mt. Juliet is not backing down, either.

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MJ residents file suit against city, mayor
MJ residents file suit against city, mayor

Two supporters of Wilson County District 57 state house candidate Trisha Farmer filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Mt. Juliet and Mayor Ed Hagerty in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Thursday afternoon.

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