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Who is looking out for Lebanon?

Who is looking out for Lebanon?

West Wilson booms, city seeks recruiter
The City of Lebanon is searching for someone to take the reins of economic development and recruitment.

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said that three interviews with potential candidates have been held, but no decision has been made at present time. Currently, Craighead is filling in when he can to promote the city.

Early voting opens Oct. 15

Early voting opens Oct. 15

Early voting in the Federal and State General Election and Wilson County General Election began Wednesday, Oct. 15.

The three early voting locations include: the Wilson County Election Commission in Lebanon, Gladeville Community Center and Mt. Juliet Community Center. Each location will be open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 30.

City may add Eastgate firehouse - eventually

LEBANON -- The next new firehouse in Lebanon may be built on South Eastgate Court, according to approvals given by Lebanon City Council at its most recent meeting, but that doesn't mean construction will begin anytime soon.

The council voted to approve, on first reading, funding for consulting architectural, engineering and design services for the proposed fire house on South Eastgate.

Superspeedway deal deadline extended

NeXovation, Inc. pays to extend period
The proposed buyer and seller of the Nashville Superspeedway agreed this week to again extend the purchase deadline to allow for additional research.

But it's going to cost them.

General Sports

PREP FOOTBALL -- Friday, Oct. 17

PREP FOOTBALL -- Friday, Oct. 17
Mike Jones

Friendship 13, DCA 6
DONELSON -- Ninth grader Mikey Jones ran for 169 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Friendship Christian to a 13-6 victory over Donelson Christian Friday at Ken Redmond Stadium.

With the win, the Commanders improved to 7-1 overall and 3-1 in the East-Middle District of Division II-A.

PREP VOLLEYBALL -- WHS falls in sectional

PREP VOLLEYBALL -- WHS falls in sectional

CHATTANOOGA -- Region 3-4 champion Boyd-Buchanan earned a trip to the TSSAA Class A state tournament with a 3-0 sectional win over Watertown Thursday, Oct. 16. Game scores: 25-17, 25-17 and 25-11.

The Lady Bucs enter Wednesday's state tournament with a record of 34-12.

Watertown, the Region 4-A runner-up, closed out the year 16-15.

TSSAA reveals 'Super 32' class

TSSAA reveals 'Super 32' class

MJ, Wilson Central & LHS all qualify
All three of Wilson County's large public high schools have landed in the TSSAA's new "Super 32" classification for the 2015 football season and beyond.

Mt. Juliet High came in as the state's 11th largest enrollment with 1,999 students as of the 20th day of the 2014-2015 school year.

CU baseball sets alumni event

CU baseball sets alumni event

LEBANON -- Cumberland University's baseball team will host its biannual Alumni Game on Homecoming weekend, Saturday, Oct. 25 -- weather permitting.

A breakfast is planned at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Alumni Game at 10 a.m.

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