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Jennings selected as Library Roast honoree
Jennings selected as Library Roast honoree

Longtime Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings will be honored at the 2017 Wilson County Library Roast.

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Ash marks first day with veto
Ash marks first day with veto

Less than 24 hours after being sworn into office, Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash vetoed plans for a $5 million park planned for the city's west side.

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Citizen Craighead
Citizen Craighead

Eight years came and went in the blink of an eye according to Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead.

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Mayor looking to fill Veterans Service post
Mayor looking to fill Veterans Service post

Wilson County Veterans Service Officer Bernie Ash will vacate the office on Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Hutto: Wilson County has much to be thankful for
Hutto: Wilson County has much to be thankful for

The holiday season is officially in full swing here in Wilson County. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it's easy to get caught up in busy schedules and long lines at the supermarket. We rush around trying to accomplish so many things that sometimes it's hard to wrap our minds around what this season is truly about: giving thanks.

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Mayor Bernie Ash
Mayor Bernie Ash

There's a new mayor in town.

Lebanon voters elected Bernie Ash to be their next mayor.

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Council discussing transportation issues
Council discussing transportation issues

As the county mayor, I deal with issues that arise on a county level. At times, I also deal with issues that arise on a city level within the county. Once a month, and sometimes more, I represent Wilson County on four different boards on a regional level.

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Ash answers residency questions, letter from mayor
Ash answers residency questions, letter from mayor

Lebanon Mayoral challenger Bernie Ash is questioning whether an open letter penned by incumbent Mayor Philip Craighead reprimanding him is in violation of state law.

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Lebanon mayor race gets heated
Lebanon mayor race gets heated

In less than two weeks Lebanon voters will cast their ballots in the U.S. Presidential and City of Lebanon races.

If you've tuned into any news outlet, it is evident the war between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R) has turned both personal - and ugly.

This week the Lebanon Mayoral race is getting heated, too.

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Bradshaw announces MJ mayoral bid

Longtime city and county official Jim Bradshaw has announced his candidacy for the office of mayor of Mt. Juliet.

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Wilson searching for new Tourism Director
Wilson searching for new Tourism Director

Wilson County is currently in the process of hiring a new director for the convention and visitors bureau. In an effort to effectively and openly communicate with the citizens of Wilson County, I would like to give you an update on where we are with the tourism department and the search for a new tourism director.

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City of Lebanon survey seeks community input
City of Lebanon survey seeks community input

The City of Lebanon recently launched the online phase of a community wide survey aimed at helping local officials identify and define a cohesive plan for the city and its future growth.

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Craighead announces mayoral re-election bid
Craighead announces mayoral re-election bid

Earlier this week, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead formally announced his intention to seek re-election to the city's top position. In a statement released by Craighead, the text of which follows, the incumbent mayor compares the state of the city when he was first elected in 2008 to present-day and casts an eye on future projects.

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Candidates finalized for Nov. 8 elections
Candidates finalized for Nov. 8 elections

Aug. 18 at noon was the deadline for candidates to file their petitions for the Nov. 8 General Election.

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Ash announces Lebanon mayoral bid
Ash announces Lebanon mayoral bid

Declaring his intention to run for the office of mayor of Lebanon, Bernie Ash knows the wisdom of taking stock of where we are today, envisioning a better tomorrow and remembering where we came from.

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MJ mayor announces bid for second term
MJ mayor announces bid for second term

Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty announced his bid for a second term as leader of Mt. Juliet.

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East Wilson County growth something to be proud of

Oftentimes, we find ourselves saying, "Nothing good ever happens around here." Well, for the east side of Lebanon and Wilson County that simply isn't true. There have been so many good things happening here that maybe some of them have gone unnoticed or unmentioned. I feel this is a fitting time to remind everyone of the hard work that is taking place.

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County mayors agree on tourism program

A roundtable discussion with all four county mayors is good evidence that Wilson County could become something it never was - a bonafide tourist destination. And the plan could net serious money for the county government and each municipality.

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Mayors proclaim Sept. Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Mayors proclaim Sept. Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

All four local mayors met Tuesday to sign into effect National Suicide Awareness Month in their communities beginning Sept. 1.

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Bobby L. Jewell, 76
Bobby L. Jewell, 76

Former Lebanon Mayor, Alderman
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, June 4 at the Immanuel Baptist Church for former Lebanon Mayor Bobby Lee Jewell, 76.

A 1957 graduate of Lebanon High School and longtime owner of Jewell Signs, Mr. Jewell died Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his W. Forrest Ave. home following an extended illness.

On Monday, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead ordered the flags at all city properties lowered to half-staff in honor of Mr. Jewell.

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Raises coming for Lebanon city employees

Lebanon next to last in employee pay, trails MJ by $9K-10K average

To keep good employees working for the City of Lebanon, the proposed $25 million city budget for the upcoming fiscal year contains three types of raises - an across-the-board 1.5 percent pay increase; a minimum starting wage of $11 per hour for new full-time employees; and a $200 hike in the year-end annual bonus for all city workers, from $300 to $500.

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WPIM - Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto

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