A Lebanon woman was killed Monday in a crash on Old Murfreesboro Road near Stumpy Lane.
It's a grim tale.
A sad tale. But one that has a spiritual epilogue - of hope, renewal, connection, and love on so many levels.
The Music City Star commuter rail train was involved in a collision with a pickup truck in Lebanon on Wednesday morning, according to Lebanon Police.
A five-vehicle, Mother's Day crash on Hwy. 109 in Wilson County killed one passenger and stopped traffic in both directions for several hours on the busy state route.
Two insurance business employees had an unexpected visitor by way of a car crashing through their business front on Lebanon Road just after noon on Wednesday.
With spring's arrival, people across the state are taking advantage of the mild weather to work around the home or farm. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry recently issued a reminder for citizens that, if they plan to burn outdoors, a burn permit is required.
As I sat in the chair of the Emergency Room, with our middle daughter hooked up to blood pressure and heart rate monitors, her nose packed in ice, I wondered if the nurse could read my mind.
When Mt. Juliet dad and husband Jeff Wilkins realized Wednesday evening what seemed a simple snow event had quickly turned wet roads into "ice skating rinks" in less than an hour, he called his wife Sarah and said he'd pick her and their son up from church.
Brian Harville's article last Friday, "Another one about Hwy. 109" stayed on my mind all weekend. Brian and I view the topic from different perspectives, his from a newsroom, mine from my home less than a mile from Highway 109, but we both realize the seriousness of the problem and the need to address the question he poses, "Why is so very little being done about it?"
"There was a bad wreck on 109 yesterday."
It's one of those sentences that, even though it shouldn't, kind of loses its impact after you've heard it over and over and over again, like "and there was another terrorist attack in the Middle East on Tuesday" or "last night, Donald Trump said something no viable presidential candidate in the history of our nation would've gotten away with."
I live in the small neighborhood behind the Martha Gallatin Recreation area. We are the first neighborhood in Wilson County after leaving Gallatin and crossing the Hwy. 109 bridge. After yet another fatal accident by the bridge, I did a little internet research and found The Wilson Post's article "Who's fighting to keep Hwy. 109 safe?" - dated November 5, 2014.
A Lebanon mother died and her two young daughters are in critical condition after their vehicle crashed on Hwy. 70 near the Southfork Subdivision late Tuesday afternoon.
'Tis the season for buying the most popular Christmas gift for your kids, husband, wife, or cousin and then posting a pic or video of them wiping out on social media. At least that's what happened in 2015 with the season's most in demand gift: the hoverboard.
Immanuel Baptist Pastor John Hunn said he will remember the late James Ronald Patton as someone who "always jumped right in to help whenever he was needed."
A Lebanon woman was killed and two children were injured after all three were ejected from their vehicle in an accident early Wednesday morning on I-40.
Three people died on Wilson County roadways over the weekend in two separate accidents, one on Interstate 40 in Mt. Juliet, the other on Sparta Pike near Uncle Pete's Truck Stop.
The city of Mt. Juliet's alert system pings on a regular basis these days to warn motorists to "slow down and pay attention."
A Gallatin woman was the third person killed in a vehicular accident in Wilson County this week.
Lebanon Police have not released any updates on the condition of the 15-year-old boy struck by a vehicle on Wednesday night.
Like most kids their age, Lebanon High School sophomores Austin Dillon and Ryan Taylor were soaking up the last few hours winter break before term papers, class projects and track practice dominate their schedules once again. Best friends for years, it's rare to see one without the other.
An hour before Ryan was due home, his mom, Sheri Taylor got the call that no parent ever wants to pick up. Ryan had been shot accidentally.
After a series of articles in The Wilson Post focused on the situation, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) started investigating the need for added traffic control.
The study determined that the intersection did need additional stop and warning signs, which have now been installed. A stoplight also is needed, according to TDOT spokesperson Heather Jensen, but it won't be installed until it can be included in the widening project for North 109 that is scheduled for 2017 at the earliest.
Monday's fatal car accident on Highway 109 in Gallatin that killed two teenagers and critically injured two more has further heightened concern about the higher than average number of crashes along this state route.
A fatal motorcycle crash that occurred just last week is serving as the tragic catalyst for officials to take a closer look at the intersection of Highway 109 and Academy Road in Lebanon.
FRIDAY, NOV. 7 -- "Immediate safety improvements" will be installed at the Hwy. 109/Academy Rd. intersection next week, according to Tennessee Department of Transportation Community Relations and Communications Director B.J. Doughty.
In an email sent to The Wilson Post Friday, Doughty confirmed that TDOT will be installing improved signage on both Hwy. 109 and Academy Rd. with flashing caution lights (beacons) and enhanced striping. The changes will be made within the next seven days.
Another day, another report of a fatal accident on Highway 109.
This one comes with news that two Portland High School students were killed Monday night on their way home from a high school bowling match in Gallatin, while two more were injured.
A Murfreesboro woman was killed Tuesday morning when her motorcycle collided with a pickup truck near the intersection of Hwy. 109 and Academy Rd. in Lebanon.
Four people were killed and four were injured Friday night in a 6-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 eastbound near Exit 232 at Hwy. 109.
A Lebanon man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 231 North near Hunters Point Pike.
A Wilson County Animal Control truck was involved in an accident with another vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Lebanon.
No one was injured was injured in the accident that occurred at the intersection of South Hartmann Drive and Leeville Pike sometime after 2 p.m. No one was injured.
Lebanon Police have identified the victim of a fatal accident that occurred about 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, near 128 Rocky Road.
Cody Austin, 28, of Lebanon, was killed in the accident. Police said upon arrival at the scene, they found that Austin, who was driving a 2001 Dodge pickup truck, had been ejected from the vehicle.
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