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Election commissioners sworn in
Election commissioners sworn in

Wilson County Election Commissioners were recently sworn in by Judge John Gwin at the commission's April meeting. All five commissioners - Sherrie Orange, Jan Spray, Ronnie Kelley, Don Simpson and Ann Calabria - are veterans of the commission.

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Local Dems to elect new officers at convention
Local Dems to elect new officers at convention

The Wilson County Democratic Party will hold its biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new party leaders on Saturday, March 25, at 151 Maddox-Simpson Parkway in Lebanon. Doors open at 9 a.m. and close promptly at 10 a.m.

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Hipps selected for first-ever Emerge Tennessee class
Hipps
Hipps selected for first-ever Emerge Tennessee class

A former Lebanon newspaper editor and columnist is among two dozen women from across the Volunteer State selected to begin campaign training this weekend as part of an intensive 70-hour program preparing Democratic women to run for office on all levels.

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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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Black offering tickets to Trump's inauguration
Black offering tickets to Trump's inauguration

Congressman Diane Black has formally invited Tennesseans to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Incumbents undefeated in MJ
Incumbents undefeated in MJ
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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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Early Voting hours extended for Thursday
Early Voting hours extended for Thursday

Voting hours in Wilson County will be extended on the final day of Early Voting, Thursday, Nov. 3, at all five Early Voting sites - from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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Kent announces Congressional bid
Kent announces Congressional bid

My name is David W. Kent and would like to announce my candidacy for United States House of Representatives, Tennessee District 6. My father was from Hartsville, and he and my mother had seven children. We were raised in Rockford, Ill. My wife Pamela Summers Kent is from Overton County, and we currently reside in Cottontown. I am a confirmed Lutheran, and I have two wonderful children and four grandchildren.

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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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Reese announces candidacy for Ward 2
Reese announces candidacy for Ward 2

Liz Reese recently announced her candidacy for Lebanon Ward 2 City Council Member.

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Burton announces Ward 2 candidacy
Burton announces Ward 2 candidacy

Fred Anthony Burton Sr. has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Lebanon City Council for Ward 2.

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Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection endorses Hipps
Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection endorses Hipps

Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection (TVAP), a non-partisan political action committee (PAC), recently endorsed Amelia Morrison Hipps, the Democratic candidate for District 46 in the State House of Representatives race.

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Take a 'Selfie' with Trump available
Take a 'Selfie' with Trump available

The Mt. Juliet Republican Women invite the community to visit them on Saturday, Oct. 1 to take a selfie with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at 2228 North Mt. Juliet Road. There will be music, food, ice cream and plenty of Trump campaign items. State Rep. Susan Lynn, at right, will be onsite with free yard signs and T-shirts available. Lynn is pictured in a selfie with Gina Pond. SUBMITTED

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Bryant announces candidacy for Lebanon City Council
Bryant announces candidacy for Lebanon City Council

Marilyn Bryant has announced her candidacy for the Ward 2 alderman seat on the Lebanon city Council in the Nov. 8 Municipal Election.

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Lebanon Wilson County Chamber to host candidate forum
Lebanon Wilson County Chamber to host candidate forum

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Committee will sponsor a candidate forum on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Winfree Bryant Middle School.

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Fifth early voting site added
Fifth early voting site added

There will be five Early Voting sites for Wilson County voters to take advantage of before the Nov. 8 election. The newest site is at Lighthouse Church in Mt. Juliet, located at 6141 Saundersville Road.

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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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MJ residents file suit against city, mayor
MJ residents file suit against city, mayor

Two supporters of Wilson County District 57 state house candidate Trisha Farmer filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Mt. Juliet and Mayor Ed Hagerty in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Thursday afternoon.

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Farmer, city sticking to their guns on sign ordinance
Farmer, city sticking to their guns on sign ordinance

The Wilson County state house candidate who said she will sue the City of Mt. Juliet over their temporary sign ordinance that regulates placement and duration of political signs is sticking to her guns.

And the City of Mt. Juliet is not backing down, either.

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Hipps launches '46 for the 46th'
Hipps launches '46 for the 46th'
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State House challenger to sue Mt. Juliet for sign removal
State House challenger to sue Mt. Juliet for sign removal

A Mt. Juliet challenger for State House Dist. 57 announced late Friday night she intended to sue the City of Mt. Juliet for removing her campaign signs.

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Lynn: State played hand well on restroom privacy
Lynn: State played hand well on restroom privacy
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Election deadline passes for candidates
Election deadline passes for candidates
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