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She's always there with a prayer She's always there with a prayer

MT. JULIET -- About the time many people start talking about slowing down, maybe even retiring, Sue Street and her husband Andy went into training to become firefighters.

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  • She's always there with a prayer She's always there with a prayer

    MT. JULIET -- About the time many people start talking about slowing down, maybe even retiring, Sue Street and her husband Andy went into training to become firefighters.

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  • Fair donates to Ward Ag Ctr., county govt. Fair donates to Ward Ag Ctr., county govt.

    The Executive Committee of Wilson County Promotions, sponsor of the Wilson County Fair, presented a check for $402,091.72 to the James E. Ward Agricultural Center and Wilson County Government for the improvements made from profits of the 2013 Wilson County Fair.

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  • MJ's Butch Wilmore will return to space MJ's Butch Wilmore will return to space

    Mt. Juliet High graduate and NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore will command the next crew to launch to the International Space Station.

    Wilmore, a former football standout for the Golden Bears, will join cosmonauts Elena Serova and Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and launch to the space station September 25 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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  • Is I-40 widening project complete? Is I-40 widening project complete?

    Only minor work remains to be done to fully complete a road widening project on Interstate 40 between Mt. Juliet Road to just past Highway 109 that began in July 2013, but fell behind schedule mainly due to Mother Nature.

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  • Long-serving LHS teacher retires after 40+ years Long-serving LHS teacher retires after 40+ years

    Longtime educator Bonnie Fakes retired from the Wilson County School System earlier this year, having spent the past 41 years of her 48-year-career at Lebanon High School.

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MJ Commission renews city manager's contract

MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet City Commission renewed City Manager Kenny Martin’s contract Monday night and authorized him to facilitate construction of a new sidewalk that will make it safer for students to walk to and from Mt. Juliet High School on Golden Bear Gateway.

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Tax-free weekend starts Friday

Tennessee’s 9th annual Sales Tax Holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, and end at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3.

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Man injured in shooting, suspect sought

A man shot multiple times Monday night is already out of the hospital as an investigation into the incident continues.

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WPIM - The Lett Center

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Finance, school officials favor sales tax hike

Wilson County Finance Director Aaron Maynard, Deputy Director of Wilson County Schools Mickey Hall and School Board Member Larry Tomlinson united in support of the Sales Tax Referendum that is on the ballot in the Wilson County General Election.

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LSSD announces technology initiative

Lebanon Special School District officials announce the start of the 1-to-l (1 device for every 1 student) Chromebook laptop initiative which will provide the opportunity for every sixth through eighth grade student at Walter J. Baird and Winfree-Bryant Middle Schools to have the use of a laptop to complete their coursework and enhance their educational experience at home and school.

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She's always there with a prayer | Wilson County Emergency Management Agency, chaplain, Sue Street
She's always there with a prayer

MT. JULIET -- About the time many people start talking about slowing down, maybe even retiring, Sue Street and her husband Andy went into training to become firefighters.

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Re-experience The Mill Thursday night

Locals will get the opportunity to shop, eat and socialize at one of Lebanon’s most historic locations Thursday night, July 24.

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MJ planners OK apartments despite protests

MT. JULIET -- After nearly 3 hours of discussion, the Mt. Juliet Planning Commission voted 4-3 Thursday night to approve the final master plan for Meridian at Providence Trail, a proposed 11-building complex of 225 apartments on about 14 acres behind Providence MarketPlace.

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Judicial retention rally held at CU

Early voting for the Federal and State Primary and Wilson County General Election began this past Friday, and those who have already casted their ballots have noticed the series of “Retain or Replace” choices regarding the 22 judges and justices who serve on the state’s appellate courts and Tennessee Supreme Court.

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County ranks in top 5 in early voting turnout

While some worry that the turnout for early voting in the County Genera/Federal and State Primary election on Aug. 7 may be low, Wilson County Administrator of Elections Phillip Warren said Tuesday morning the county is actually in the top four or five in terms of turnout through Monday.

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Crime Stoppers offers reward in robbery

Wilson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information regarding an armed robbery at a market in Mt. Juliet that occurred in May.

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Fair donates to Ward Ag Ctr., county govt.
Fair donates to Ward Ag Ctr., county govt.

The Executive Committee of Wilson County Promotions, sponsor of the Wilson County Fair, presented a check for $402,091.72 to the James E. Ward Agricultural Center and Wilson County Government for the improvements made from profits of the 2013 Wilson County Fair.

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Hutto: 1,700 new jobs added since 2011

MT. JULIET -- The theme of County Mayor Randall Hutto’s State of the County address Wednesday was that Wilson County is a great place to live and do business.

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Early Voting begins July 18

Early voting for the Aug. 7 Federal and State Republican and Democratic Primaries and the Wilson County General Election begins Friday.

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