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Sheriff, police not OK with reducing pot penalties Sheriff, police not OK with reducing pot penalties

Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan sat down with The Wilson Post on Wednesday and reflected on a decision made in Nashville this week to decriminalize the possession of marijuana in small amounts.

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Could racing return to Nashville Superspeedway? | Nashville Superspeedway, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, Wilson County, racing, Panattoni, Dover Motorsports, Randall Hutto, development, growth
Could racing return to Nashville Superspeedway?

Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto indicated there might be some type of plans in store for the defunct Nashville Superspeedway track, possible by "some folks in Mt. Juliet."

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Gift of a lifetime | veteran, veterans, Veterans Museum, soldier, PTSD, mental health, service, service dog, Glory, Fallen Soldiers March, Lebanon, Brian Buckingham, Jim Retzke
Gift of a lifetime

Veterans Sgt. Brian Buckingham of Clarksville received the gift of a lifetime on Saturday, thanks to the Fallen Soldiers March, a nonprofit organization which helps our heroes.

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MJ children charmed by 'Story Walk' | Mt. Juliet, library, Mt. Juliet Library, Story Walk, Charlie Daniels Park, exercise, outdoors, children, education, reading
MJ children charmed by 'Story Walk'

Some of the little ones in strollers pushed by parents pointed their fingers at the colorful, iconic images in a childhood favorite "Little Critter" book called, "Just Me and My Bicycle," by author Mercer Mayer Sunday afternoon.

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Would Wilson County consider decriminalizing pot? | marijuana, pot, drugs, decriminalize, Susan Lynn, Ed Hagerty, Mt. Juliet, Dist. 57, government, legal, public safety, crime, arrest, fine
Would Wilson County consider decriminalizing pot?

While Metro Nashville City Councilors were scheduled to take a final vote on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night, some may wonder if Wilson County leaders would consider the same.

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Lebanon woman charged with statutory rape in Gallatin | Lebanon, woman, arrested, statutory rape, sex, minor, crime, Gallatin, charged, investigation, Goodwill
Lebanon woman charged with statutory rape in Gallatin

Gallatin police arrested a Lebanon woman last week after they were notified of sexual activity she allegedly instigated with a 17-year-old co-worker at the Goodwill store on Nashville Pike.

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Juvenile arrested for threats against LHS | school, education, crime, threat, Lebanon High School, Wilson County Schools, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, juvenile, social media, technology, safety
Juvenile arrested for threats against LHS

After what local officials categorized as a "lengthy investigation," the Wilson County Sheriff's Office has arrested a juvenile for posting threatening messages regarding Lebanon High School and students via social media.

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Project Linus to host 'Make A Blanket Day' Saturday | community, event, Project Linus, blankets, Faith Lutheran Church, children
Project Linus to host 'Make A Blanket Day' Saturday

The Middle Tennessee Chapter of Project Linus will host a Make A Blanket Day on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church on West Main Street.

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Sheriff: Cooperation never been better | Wilson County Sheriff's Office, Lebanon Police Department, Robert Bryan, Mike Justice, police, public safety, Mt. Juliet Police Department, James Hambrick
Sheriff: Cooperation never been better

Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan and Lebanon Police Chief Mike Justice spoke to the 15th Judicial District Bar Association on Wednesday about unity between the departments.

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Wynns retires after distinguished career with TNANG | veteran, armed forces, Army, National Guard, retires, service,
Wynns retires after distinguished career with TNANG

Col. William E. "Bamm" Wynns of Lebanon recently retired from the Tennessee Army National Guard after a distinguished career spanning more than 33 years of military service.

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MJ venue hosts free family photos to police officers | Mt. Juliet, photos, police, law enforcement, public safety, giving back, community, event, free,
MJ venue hosts free family photos to police officers

Mt. Juliet was the venue for a Nashville photographer who took free pictures of about 40 police officers and their families this weekend on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks.

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CRIME -- Crooks hit trucks & cars | Burford Road, WCSO, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, theft,
CRIME -- Crooks hit trucks & cars

Sunday night along Burford Rd.
The Wilson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a "rash" of automobile break-ins Sunday night on and around Burford Road in northern Wilson County.

Reports indicate windows on several trucks and cars were smashed with at least two handguns and a compound bow being taken by thieves.

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Police searching for bank robbery suspect | bank, robbery, Southern Bank, crime, CedarStone Bank, police, Lebanon Police Department, investigation,
Police searching for bank robbery suspect

Undaunted by an apparent flubbed robbery attempt at Lebanon's CedarStone Bank on Friday, a brazen robbery suspect immediately moved on to another nearby target, stealing an undisclosed amount of cash from Southern Bank.

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New equipment installed at Lebanon park | exercise, equipment, Lebanon, park, Don Fox Park, workout
New equipment installed at Lebanon park

Workers installed new fitness equipment at Don Fox Park in Lebanon this week.

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Mt. Juliet firefighters climb to remember 9/11 | FDMJ, Fire Department of Mt. Juliet, Mt. Juliet, 9/11, Sept. 11, Jamie Luffman, tower climb, honored, community,
Mt. Juliet firefighters climb to remember 9/11

Three-hundred-forty-three.

That's the number of firefighters killed in the deadliest first responder incident in the history of the United States.

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School board leaves Fall Break for 2017-2018 | Wilson County Schools, Wilson County School Board, calendar, education, Donna Wright, Monty Wilson,
School board leaves Fall Break for 2017-2018

For those Wilson County School system parents who love their usual fall and spring breaks, it's smooth sailing next calendar year. But there are changes afoot with a possible reshuffle of the break schedule come the 2018-2019 school year.

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