Students at Carroll Oakland School expressed their opinions about the upcoming election recently when they took park in a mock presidential election.
Local generous dentists not only keep our smiles, but also help area teachers expand their budget for classroom accessories.
Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens recently accepted Loren Schmitt of Mt. Juliet for the upcoming academic year. Schmitt is currently a student at Wilson Central High School.
Wilson County Schools Director Dr. Donna Wright said it has been a while since the system celebrated a brand new school.
Officials recently broke ground on a new commercial center in the Hamilton Springs transit oriented development off Highway 70 in West Lebanon. The 13,000-square-foot building, owned by Jack Bell and Rick Bell, will be 60 percent occupied upon completion, with businesses including an expanded Body Kneads, Etc. The move is expected to be complete in early summer 2017. Lose & Associates designed the building, which will be located on the east side of Hamilton Station Boulevard. Jack W. Bell Builders Inc. is the contractor. PHOTO COURTESY of JACK BELL BUILDERS.
Rolus Smith, a devout, God-fearing man, is a self-admitted former "carouser" who spent 18 years of his life in and out of prison - prison ministry, that is.
Something is killing off the timber rattlesnakes.
It also is decimating populations of northern water snakes, eastern racers, rat snakes, mud snakes, pigmy rattlesnakes, massasauga rattlesnakes, copperheads, milk snakes, cottonmouths, ribbon snakes, corn snakes, indigo snakes, kingsnakes and ringneck snakes.
There's nothing that puts you in the holiday spirit quite like crafts! Wilson County fce is hosting a craft bazaar at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in the East/West Education and Turner Evans buildings on Saturday, Nov. 5.
As the county mayor, I deal with issues that arise on a county level. At times, I also deal with issues that arise on a city level within the county. Once a month, and sometimes more, I represent Wilson County on four different boards on a regional level.
Empower Me Center will offer an evening of live music and fun games to support their non-profit organization on Friday, Nov. 18 at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon with Dice and Dreams Songwriters Round and Casino Night.
It was classic cars and candy Saturday night on the Lebanon Square as the Good Wheel Cruisers hosted their last cruise-in of the year. More than 60 vehicles were on display at the car club event which offered food and fun for visitors, including trunk or treating for children. "It's what we're about... helping the community", said event co-organizer Tom Loftis.
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Knox Swindell, age 2, examines a bag of M&M's the little Yoda collected during the Fall Family Fest at Immanuel Baptist Church Sunday afternoon. Tracy Underwood is seen at left.
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Country songwriting giant Curly Putman, the tunesmith behind such memorable hits as "Green Green Grass of Home" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today," died Sunday in Lebanon. He was 85.
How many people in the U.S. suffer from depression? Care to wager a guess? If you said over 15 million Americans, you're going to the Showcase Showdown. What's worse, roughly 80% of those people never receive any help. Plus being a resident of Tennessee means you're among the top 7 states for adults meeting the criteria for depression.
Voting hours in Wilson County will be extended on the final day of Early Voting, Thursday, Nov. 3, at all five Early Voting sites - from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Becky Jennings has been a part of Wilson Bank & Trust for the last nine years - and her work is not yet over.
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