Two years ago, when Lebanon chiropractor Cris Corley began to envision the upcoming solar eclipse he saw light in the darkness. And then he heard a bluegrass tune playing in his head.
Sharing his epiphany with friend John Walker, executive producer of "Music City Roots," that vision has morphed into Eclipse Party on the Upper Cumberland, a concert, starring the Whiskey Gentry and the Jake Leg Stompers, which will make merry 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at Corley's farm on Beasley's Bend Road, about 13 miles from Lebanon.
Regions Bank is joining Wilson County Promotions, Empower Me Center, The Shriners and Amusements of America to offer free admission to Special Needs Day at the Wilson County Fair for special needs attendees and up to two family members or accompanying staff on Saturday, August 19.
Those who wish to view the August 21 solar eclipse in a rural setting with no distractions will find just that in historic Granville, according to organizers of the Jackson County community's Solar Eclipse Viewing Party.
Just a little pop of color can do so much to brighten any space, and that's why organizers say a lime green bow is the perfect representation for Sherry's Run. Just like the bow, Sherry's Run brightens the darkness cancer brings by offering hope for hundreds of families in the community.
Everyone around town knew him as "Killer," but if you spent any time around Charles Tomlinson, you quickly realized he was a man with a humble and gentle spirit. With more than 40 years spent serving as a law enforcement officer, he loved his community.
The Wilson County Fair will continue to use Amusements of America to provide carnival rides on the midway, according to Randall Clemons, president of Wilson County Promotions.
The Wilson County Fair Flower and Rose shows will have a new home for the 2017 fair, relocating to the Arnett Building - Building C at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.
Registration is now open for the 14th annual Sherry's Run 5K Run/Walk, and organizers say they need the community's help to give hope to hundreds of area families who will need assistance in the fight against cancer in the coming year.
Numerous graduates from Wilson County recently earned associates, undergraduate or graduate degrees from Cumberland University.
The 2017 Phoenix Ball Patrons' Party is set for Friday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lebanon home of Jackie and Chuck Cowden, Cumberland University recently announced.
Watertown High School recently recognized the Top Ten ranked students of the Class of 2017.
The Nashville Symphony will once again perform on Cumberland University's Memorial Lawn on Tuesday, June 13 at 7 p.m. for the local favorite Symphony on the Lawn performance.
Set for May 27, the 19th Granville Heritage Day will again host one of Tennessee's largest antique car, tractor and engine shows, honoring three of the best antique collectors in the mid-state.
Nine days full of family fun, carnival rides and entertainment await on August 18 through 26 when the Wilson County Fair returns to the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. As the 2017 fair theme promises, here comes the fun.
The 19th Annual Granville Heritage Day on May 27 will again feature the Uncle Jimmy Thompson Bluegrass Festival.
The Wilson County Antique Power Association (WCAPA) will host the 26th annual Antique Tractor, Antique Truck and Gas Engine Show on Saturday, May 20, at Lebanon's James E. Ward Agricultural Center.
Cedars of Lebanon State Park and Long Hunter State Park are among the state's 56 state parks that will host free guided hikes on Saturday, March 18, to celebrate the coming of spring.
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