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Search for Mt. Juliet fire station site full throttle Search for Mt. Juliet fire station site full throttle

The search for a third Mt. Juliet fire station site is in high gear after city commissioners directed the city manager to look for viable sites, specifically on the north side of town.

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  • Search for Mt. Juliet fire station site full throttle Search for Mt. Juliet fire station site full throttle

    The search for a third Mt. Juliet fire station site is in high gear after city commissioners directed the city manager to look for viable sites, specifically on the north side of town.

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  • Hutto pleased with county's emergency weather response Hutto pleased with county's emergency weather response

    Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto was pleased overall with how area agencies handled last week's snow and ice storm.

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  • City proclaims this week 'Shop Local in Mt. Juliet Week' City proclaims this week 'Shop Local in Mt. Juliet Week'

    Local Mt. Juliet boutique Sister's Whimzy's business was literally frozen by last week's ice storm when it was forced to close, and it will take quite a while to recoup lost earnings. Local commerce came to a standstill with multiple days of nearly impassable sideroads that kept citizens homebound and unable to keep cash registers ringing.

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  • New Mt. Juliet firefighters sworn into ranks New Mt. Juliet firefighters sworn into ranks

    The ranks of the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet swelled considerably when additional full-time and volunteer firefighters were officially sworn in Monday night.

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  • WC Schools explain Tuesday closure WC Schools explain Tuesday closure

    Making the decision to close Wilson County schools is not an easy decision, and there is more that goes into it than many people realize, according to Deputy Director Mickey Hall.

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New Mt. Juliet firefighters sworn into ranks | firefighters, Mt. Juliet,
New Mt. Juliet firefighters sworn into ranks

The ranks of the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet swelled considerably when additional full-time and volunteer firefighters were officially sworn in Monday night.

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Rezoning sought for renamed manor

The gracious white, antebellum Southern manor by the side of Highway 231, about 11 miles south of Lebanon, is a familiar sight to Wilson Countians with its two-story porch pillars, arched windows and, of course, its cedar trees.

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City "goes green" with gasification

The City of Lebanon will be "going green, saving green and making green" with its new "waste to energy" project that the Lebanon City Council unanimously approved on second reading at a special called meeting Thursday night, with Ward 2 Councilor Fred Burton absent.

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County may seek AG's opinion on filling new school board seats

The "done deal" may not be so "done" after all.
In January, the Wilson County Commission unanimously approved a map setting the districts for the Wilson County School Board, now that voters last August approved expanding the board from five members to seven.

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Calendar for Feb. 25

Wilson County has plenty of events and activities to offer.

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WC Schools explain Tuesday closure | Wilson County Schools, ice, snow, closings, Mickey Hall
WC Schools explain Tuesday closure

Making the decision to close Wilson County schools is not an easy decision, and there is more that goes into it than many people realize, according to Deputy Director Mickey Hall.

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City 'going green' with $3.5M gasification project

Solid waste, old tires and wood waste will all go into project to create energy, save money and make money for Lebanon.

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Park 40 gets negative nod from MJ planners

Mt. Juliet planners weren't pleased enough to recommend a project as-is that could bring as many as 2,000 jobs on East Division Street.

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LIVE VIDEO -- Crews battle fire at church | fire, WEMA, Cedar Grove Baptist Church
LIVE VIDEO -- Crews battle fire at church

Crews battle fire at 200-year-old Cedar Grove Baptist Church Saturday morning.

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Pody visits Lebanon's Hearthside Assisted Living
Pody visits Lebanon's Hearthside Assisted Living

State Rep. Mark Pody recently visited Lebanon's Hearthside Assisted Living.

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Wilson One appoints new officers
Wilson One appoints new officers

Wilson ONE, which focuses on the enablement of working individuals to provide networking, business and volunteer opportunities, recently appointed its officers for 2015.

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Bowen firing upheld after hearing | Scott Bowen, Lebanon Police Department, Lebanon, Philip Craighead, Keith Williams, verdict
Bowen firing upheld after hearing

Hearing Officer Brett Gipson ruled that the termination of Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen by Mayor Philip Craighead in December 2014 was "objectively reasonable" following a hearing held at City Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

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Birthday party goes to the dogs
Birthday party goes to the dogs

It wasn't hard for Madeline Knee's friends to pick out her birthday presents. She told them exactly what she wanted.

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Lebanon to turn solid waste into energy?  | Lebanon City Council, Philip Craighead, Kathy Warmath, Lanny Jewell, Tick Bryan, Rob Cesternino, Fred Burton, Bernie Ash, Jeff Baines
Lebanon to turn solid waste into energy?

Poop to Power?

Despite severe winter weather which kept two councilors from attending the Lebanon City Council meeting Tuesday evening, the remaining four who were present voted unanimously to approve all the items on the agenda, including the first reading of an ordinance "dropped in" to the agenda to approve sidewalk repairs on the northwest corner of the square.

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The shows must go on: Music at The Mill, 'Soul of Broadway' a go | Music, Music at The Mill, The Mill at Lebanon, McClain Christian School, entertainment, Lebanon
The shows must go on: Music at The Mill, 'Soul of Broadway' a go

The shows must go on.

The wintry weather that closed Wilson County schools and businesses this week has had no effect in slowing down Music at the Mill and Soul of Broadway events, both to be held on Saturday.

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