The express purpose of the writing of this column is very simple. Many, many people and families have moved to Lebanon and to Wilson County from other places who have absolutely no knowledge of our local history, how we came to be, or who and what we are.
Roadrunner Classic in Dalton, GA --
Still smarting from a narrow road loss Wednesday, the Cumberland mens basketball team will close out the 2014 portion of the schedule this weekend in the Roadrunner Booster Club Classic in Dalton, Ga.
The Bulldogs, 5-8 overall, will take on 13th-ranked Dalton State College Friday at 7 p.m . Central Time and Concordia University-Selma on Saturday at 1 p.m. before taking a break for Christmas.
Editor’s note: Because Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. was founded in Lebanon and its corporate headquarters are here, The Wilson Post decided to take a look back at the three-year battle between the local restaurant/gift shop corporation and activist investor Sardar Biglari before next week’s annual meeting.
For the third time in as many years, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) shareholders will be asked to place activist investor Sardar Biglari and his second in command at Biglari Holdings Inc. on the local restaurant’s board of directors next Wednesday.
Given the recent movement in activist investor Sardar Biglari’s businesses, The Wilson Post asked Dr. Paul Stumb, dean of the Labry School of Business and Technology at Cumberland University, to comment on the presentation Cracker Barrel Old Country Store & Restaurant executives will present to shareholders next Wednesday.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series regarding District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush’s views on county finances and changes in how the monthly meetings are conducted.
At the October Wilson County Commission Meeting, District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush rose to comment on how in his opinion the General Fund is “being depleted rapidly” less than 90 days into the current fiscal year.
Following the Oct. 21 meeting, Bush contacted The Wilson Post and said he would like to explain his comments at the meeting.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series regarding District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush’s views on county finances and changes in how the monthly meetings are conducted.
In addition to wanting a simpler document that shows the status of each specific Wilson County fund balance at the monthly meetings, District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush would also like to see more discussion about expenditures on the floor of the county commission meetings.
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