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Obituaries

Carolyn Shutt Hamilton, 85

Mother of Lebanon's Bobbie Kay Bryan
SAVANNAH -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 300 Tennessee St., Savannah, for Mrs. Hamilton, 85.

The widow of the late Perry Wayne Hamilton and a lifelong resident of Hardin County, she died Oct. 19, 2016 following an extended illness.

Mrs. Hamilton was the mother of Lebanon's Bobbie Kay (Tommy) Bryan.

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David Dorris McClanahan
David Dorris McClanahan
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Education

Junior class reaches record high ACT score
Junior class reaches record high ACT score

ACT scores are in for last year's junior class, and there's much to celebrate in Wilson County, according to Wilson County Schools Public Information Officer Jennifer Johnson.

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Business

Prominent MJ developer branches to Donelson footprint
Prominent MJ developer branches to Donelson footprint

A prominent developer with huge ties to Mt. Juliet has pinpointed sister city Donelson for yet another development.

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Wilson Bank & Trust to break ground on operations center
Wilson Bank & Trust to break ground on operations center

In less than a week, Wilson Bank & Trust will break ground on a three-story, 67,000-square-foot operations building behind the bank's main office on West Main Street in Lebanon.

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Guest Column

Jenny's Journey
Jenny's Journey

People have told me for some time I need to write a book and to be honest, I don't know where to start or what to say exactly. So here it goes...

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Calendar

Community Calendar: Oct. 19, 2016
Community Calendar: Oct. 19, 2016

Community Calendar for Oct. 19, 2016

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General News

Brownies earn badge
Brownies earn badge

Brownie Troop 452 recently earned their Philanthropist Badge by donating to three different organizations. The troop donated books to go inside the Little Library at Coles Ferry Elementary School, collected canned goods to donate to the food pantry at First United Methodist Church and collected clothes to donate to Goodwill. The troop is also working on a year-long service project, meeting once each month to pack food bags for the Backpack Program. Troop 452 includes Lyla Adams, Kayleigh Agosta, Lydia Deffendall, Caroline Hodge, Lucy Lea, Mia McDearman, Lizzie Pittman, Claire Summar, Hannah Tramel, Ella Grace Urban and Molly Willis. The troop's leaders are Kathy McDearman and Andrea Lea. SUBMITTED

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Granville gets creepy for annual ghost walk
Granville gets creepy for annual ghost walk

Historic Granville in Jackson County will host the third annual Granville Ghost Walk and Haunted Village on Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29.

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General Sports

SEOPA honors John L. Sloan
SEOPA honors John L. Sloan

Earlier this month, during the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA) annual conference in Lakeland, FL., John L. Sloan's column, "Wish I Had Known", published March 30 in The Wilson Post was judged the best weekly newspaper column of the year, (June 1, 2016-May 30-2017).

SEOPA is the most prestigious and largest outdoor press association in the United States with over 500 members from across the country.

Since 1988, Sloan has won 13 first place awards and six second place finishes in newspaper writing and photography in SEOPA judging.

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Get Fresh with Andy Frisch

Prioritize Yourself
Prioritize Yourself

In my professional career, I've noticed some distinct lines being drawn between all the assessments I perform and clients I train. I can usually pick up on it within a matter of seconds.

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Remember When...

Remember When: Oct. 19, 2016
Remember When: Oct. 19, 2016

These students attended McClain School in the 1930s. Front Row: Berta Ferrell, Vashti Pritchard, Alice Barbee Back Row: Ailene Spears, Belle Hancock, Mrs. E.T. Beard. (Photo courtesy of the Wilson County Archives)

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