By CONNIE ESH and JENNIFER HORTON
The City of Lebanon’s special census results have been completed and sent to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to be certified.
Mayor Don Fox said the final total was 24,812, which is 2,925 more than the 2004 figures.
As part of the certification process, representatives of state government will be contacting some residents to verify the data.
The City of Lebanon will be spot spraying along the residential streets throughout the city on May 19-21, weather permitting.
Citizens should note the trucks will be well marked and outfitted with a yellow flashing light.
Mosquito control trucks will not administer spray where people or pets are present in the front of any property. The City will not spray on days when it rains or when winds are greater than 10 miles per hour. Anyone who does not want their property area sprayed or for questions contact the Public Works Street Department at 444-0825 ext. 121.
The Wilson County Sports Council will stage its annual Academic Athlete Banquet Tuesday, May 20 at Cumberland University’s Baird Chapel.
Twelve outstanding student-athletes will be recognized, two from each of Wilson County’s six high schools, with one be awarded a $1,500 scholarship to Cumberland University.
Tickets will be available at door for $15 per person with the event set to get underway at 6:30 p.m.
Veteran high school educator and coach Paula Jackson has been hired to lead the Lebanon High volleyball program.
Jackson has been teaching at Nashville’s Father Ryan High School for the past 20 years -- coaching as a varsity assistant and heading the ninth grade volleyball program in addition to serving as head basketball coach of the Lady Irish for the past three seasons.
"I needed a change," Coach Jackson said during a gathering of the LHS team Monday afternoon.