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Commission OK's 35-cent tax hike for raises, school

Wilson County Commissioners approved a 35.17-cent property tax increase, which will in turn provide raises for close to 500 county employees, including higher pay for emergency personnel, members of the sheriff's department a...

  
State House challenger to sue Mt. Juliet for sign removal
State House challenger to sue Mt. Juliet for sign removal

A Mt. Juliet challenger for State House Dist. 57 announced late Friday night she intended to sue the City of Mt. Juliet for removing her campaign signs.

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Local companies awarded job training grants
Local companies awarded job training grants
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Johnson named county schools spokesperson
Johnson named county schools spokesperson
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Conatser wins fine arts competition
Conatser wins fine arts competition
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SATURDAY FINAL - BGA 38, FCS 7
SATURDAY FINAL - BGA 38, FCS 7
Ben Jamison

'Cats rely on early big plays
FRANKLIN -- Big plays from Battle Ground Academy's Kel Hawkins resulted in three first quarter scores as the Wildcats rolled to a 38-7 victory over Friendship Christian School Saturday at Guffee - Brown Stadium.
In a game postponed from Friday due to lightning, the Wildcats (2-0) wasted little time exploiting Friendship's young defense.

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SOCCER - CU 6, Milligan 3
SOCCER - CU 6, Milligan 3
Williams

Williams scores 3 for Phoenix
LEBANON -- Daniel Williams netted a hat trick and Elliot Goodwin, Brian McNamara and Marty Owens each posted a goal and an assist, as 19th-ranked Cumberland overcame a shaky start en route to a 6-3 victory over Milligan College in men's soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

The Phoenix (1-1-0) fell behind 2-0 in the first eight minutes and trailed 3-1 after an own goal in the 29th minute, but Williams and Elliot both found the back of the net before intermission and McNamara's penalty kick, after Elliot drew the foul in the box, in the 51st minute put the home team ahead for good.

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THURSDAY PREP SCOREBOARD
THURSDAY PREP SCOREBOARD

VOLLEYBALL -- WCHS 3, LHS 2
GLADEVILLE -- Ninth grader Nicole Brill rocketed 13 kills Thursday night to help lead Wilson Central to a tight 3-2 win over District 9-AAA rival Lebanon.
Game scores: 25-19; 23-25; 23-25; 25-16; 15-10.
Senior Delany McCorkle and Junior Hannah Potts each added seven kills for the Lady Wildcats.
Jasmine Fuqua paced Lebanon with Jasmine Fuqua 13 kills, seven digs and two blocks.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL -- Locals dot Bethel roster
COLLEGE FOOTBALL -- Locals dot Bethel roster

Nine Wilson Countians to play for Wildcats
McKENZIE -- Nine players from Wilson County are listed on Bethel University's 2016 roster.

The Wildcats open the season at home 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 vs. Missouri Baptist.

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