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General News

Commission tells state 'butt out' of local zoning

Under new business at Monday night’s Wilson County Commission meeting, the 25-member body voted almost unanimously on a voice vote to send a letter to the state legislators opposing a proposed home for victims of the sex trafficking or slavery trade.

Man charged with animal cruelty

A man working at a local company was charged with Animal Cruelty after a large dog was found inside a van where the temperature was found to be in excess of 106 degrees.

County passes budget; fails to pass raise for squires

The last meeting of the current Wilson County Commission saw the passage of the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget, which included a 1.5 percent raise for all general fund and library employees by a vote of 21-3 with one abstention.

Now MJ has a Political Impact Zone

MT. JULIET -- In one of its shortest meetings in recent history, 26 minutes start to finish, the Mt. Juliet City Commission agreed Monday night to change the name of the so-called First Amendment area in Charlie Daniels Park and in front of the new Police Headquarters to the Political Impact Zone.

General Sports

PREP VOLLEYBALL -- Central tops LHS 3-2

GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central's volleyball team improved to 5-6 overall and 1-1 in District 9AAA following Thursday night's 3-2 home victory over Lebanon.

Game scores: 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, 19-25 and 15-8.

PREP SOCCER: Lebanon 2, WCHS 0

Freshman scores two 2nd half goals
LEBANON -- Ninth grader Danielle Redmond scored twice in the second half and Lexie Braden turned in a sparkling performance in goal as Lebanon topped Wilson Central 2-0 Thursday.

Redmond's first goal came with 25:49 left in the game off assists by Ashley Grimes and Lauren Lopez.

WOMEN'S SOCCER -- CU 3, TN Wesleyan 1

WOMEN'S SOCCER -- CU 3, TN Wesleyan 1
Taylor Nay

LEBANON -- Junior Taylor Nay scored twice in the first four minutes of the second half and freshman Emily Shires assisted on a pair of goals as eighth-ranked Cumberland overcame a slow start for a 3-1 season-opening victory over Tennessee Wesleyan Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

Wilson Co. sports in brief

LHS wrestling golf tournament
The Lebanon High Blue Devil Wrestling Program will host a fundraising golf tournament Friday, Sept. 19 at the Pine Creek Golf Course. A 1:30 p.m. shotgun start is planned with lunch / check-in at 12 Noon.

Entry fee is $100 per player and includes lunch, goodie bags, range balls and door prizes. Hole sponsorships are still available at a variety of levels. All proceeds will go toward uniforms, equipment and team travel.

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