BY SABRINA GARRETT
The Wilson Post
Lebanon Housing Authority will say goodbye this September to longtime Executive Director Henry Harding who has announced his plan to retire. Harding announced his retirement after 29 years of service this past Thursday, explaining that he isnt taking another job just going home.
I will still be around, he said, adding that he has offered to help train his successor if needed.
Harding said that the Lebanon Housing Authority Board will begin searching for a new hire after a work session in July to manage the 336 federal housing units in Lebanon, which include Head Homes, Upton Heights, Inman Court, Hillcrest Homes and Park View, and 18 units in Watertown, which include Eastland Court and Ricewood Heights.
By JENNIFER HORTON
The Wilson Post
A number of federal budget cuts, known as sequestration, are being blamed for a tightening of employee benefits at many hospitals, including University Medical Center in Lebanon.
In recent days, employees at the local hospital were informed that they could not accrue any additional vacation days through October, that they would not receive their step raises through the rest of the year and that there would be no corporate matches to their 401-K retirement plans by the facilitys owner, Health Management Associates, or HMA, of Naples, Fla.
Five Oaks hosts 8th annual scramble
The eighth annual Sean Putman Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, June 17 at Lebanon's Five Oaks Golf and Country Club. This year's format is as follows: driving range opens at 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11 - 11:45 a.m.; shotgun start at 12 Noon.
Seven former Wilson County prep softball standouts will participate in the Middle Tennessee Softball Coaches Association annual all-star series today (June 12) at Murfreesboro's Riverdale High School.
The games serve as a prelude to the Tennessee vs. Kentucky best-of-three series scheduled to be played Wednesday, June 26 at Middle Tennessee State.