Today is Friday, March 24, 2017
RTA promotes St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Train

On Saturday, April 29, the Music City Star train will transport runners to the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. It's a tradition begun two years ago and, thanks to sponsor Famous Footwear, one that will continue in 2017.

Wilson County residents attend Trump speech at The Hermitage

Upon his arrival to Nashville last week, one of President Donald J. Trump's first stops was at President Andrew Jackson's home, The Hermitage. Some 400 invitees and friends and supporters of The Hermitage were on hand as the ...

Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club opens membership

The Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club is gearing up for another year of sharing knowledge, talking trains and introducing the hobby to those new to it. The club is an all-scale model railroad club.

Granville Genealogy Festival to honor Ragland families

The upcoming Granville Genealogy Festival, set for Saturday, April 8, will honor the Ragland families from Jackson County.

Hurricane Creek cabin revival

Most folks would hate seeing their family's old home place coming to the ground.



 
Granville cuts ribbon on state museum exhibit | Granville, museum, exhibit, history,
Granville cuts ribbon on state museum exhibit

The historic Jackson County community of Granville recently held the grand opening ribbon cutting for its "Memories of the 1940s" celebration and the Tennessee State Museum exhibit, "Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation."

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'Casino Royale' Ready - LHS Prom set for March 31 | Lebanon High School, Prom, Makeup, Hair, Lookers Salon, Beauty Boutique, Sammy B's, The Lett Center, Asante, Wilson County, Expo Center
'Casino Royale' Ready - LHS Prom set for March 31 | Lebanon High School, Prom, Makeup, Hair, Lookers Salon, Beauty Boutique, Sammy B's, The Lett Center, Asante, Wilson County, Expo Center
Charity Cruz applies lip color to Skylar Satterfield.
'Casino Royale' Ready - LHS Prom set for March 31

Lebanon High School will have prom for junior and senior students on Friday, March 31.

For the first in many years, prom will be held at a Wilson County venue - the Wilson County Exposition Center.

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Hit-maker Hayslip top of the charts...again
Hit-maker Hayslip top of the charts...again
Ben Hayslip (at left) celebrates number one song, "Star of the Show," with singer Thomas Rhett and his dad, fellow songwriter Rhett Akins. PHOTO COURTESY OF BEN HAYSLIP
Hit-maker Hayslip top of the charts...again

While Ben Hayslip is a seemingly elusive "star," of the songwriting "show," he's front and center when it comes to the man behind the words of countless top country music hits.

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Going by the book | education, reading, Judy Cummings, Garth Brooks, Coles Ferry Elementary School
Going by the book

The yellow cloud-shaped poster on the wall in Judy Cummings' second-grade classroom at Coles Ferry Elementary reads: This is a back-to-basics classroom -- real books and paper & pencil.

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Cedars of Lebanon, Long Hunter to host spring hikes | 2017, Spring Hike, hiking, park, Cedars of Lebanon, Long Hunter State Park,
Cedars of Lebanon, Long Hunter to host spring hikes

Cedars of Lebanon State Park and Long Hunter State Park are among the state's 56 state parks that will host free guided hikes on Saturday, March 18, to celebrate the coming of spring.

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Granville Museum hosts state exhibit | Granville, Tennessee State Museum, exhibit,
Granville Museum hosts state exhibit

The Jackson County community of Granville will host a Tennessee State Museum traveling exhibit, "Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation," through June 3 at the Granville Museum.

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Ramping Up | Ken Beck, Kevin Shaw, Shaw Audio, Shaw Amps, music, amplifiers, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton, Mark Slaughter, Darrin Vincent, Tyler Chiarelli, Rhett Walker
Ramping Up

The old saying "it takes one to know one" rings loud and clear in the ears of electronics whiz Kevin Shaw.

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The real deal | Bonnie Harris, MJPD, Mt. Juliet, Detective
The real deal

MJPD's Bonnie Harris holds her own.

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Granville to celebrate the '40s | Granville,
Granville to celebrate the '40s

Historic Granville recently announced the town's 2017 theme will be "1940s: A Decade of Change - Thanks for the Memories."

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Meet 100-year-old sweet Sue Malone | Ken Beck, Sue Malone
Meet 100-year-old sweet Sue Malone

As a girl growing up in Fayetteville, her friends called her Bert, but over the past few decades, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren have nicknamed her Mamaw.

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W.E.B. Du Bois' first classroom | Ken Beck, Fiddlers Grove, W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois' first classroom

For close to a century the rickety shack tussled in a no-holds-barred wrestling match with the elements. Perched near a spring, this unheralded historic gem might have tumbled over had a mighty gust of wind slapped it head-on.

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Love is in bloom | Valentines Day, Hendersons Florist, Lebanon, Holiday, Random Act of Kindness Day, Donna Odum
Love is in bloom

Henderson's Flower Shop in Lebanon has seen many Valentine's Days - and can help you get the holiday right on Tuesday, February 14th.

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LEGO love
LEGO love

When Debbie Gray plops down almost $200 a pop to gear up for her escape, store clerks at times look up and ask, "Are these for you?"

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The Pie Lady | Mt. Juliet, expo center, pies
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ROPED IN | Ken Beck, Derrick Crawford, rodeo, Charlie Daniels, Leroy Crawford, Gladys Crawford, Jim Bowie Adcock, Will Sanders, Garrett Smith
ROPED IN

"If you can do it in five seconds flat, you can bet your gonna win it," says pro rodeo cowboy Derrick Crawford, talking about his favorite event in his favorite sport.

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