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County Memorial Day service welcomes Navy pilot, veterans

The crowd gathered inside the upstairs meeting room of the Wilson County Courthouse flowed into the hallways on Monday for a special Memorial Day service, sponsored by American Legion Post 15, City of Lebanon and Wilson Count...

BREAKING -- Four new principals announced

Wilson County Schools Director Dr. Donna Wright announced to the faculties and staff Tuesday afternoon four new principals at the following schools: Lebanon High, Wilson Central High, Tuckers Crossroads Elementary and West El...

'Freedom isn't free'

Memorial Day is a time for us to remember the promise President Abraham Lincoln made to, "Care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan," Retired United States Army Maj. Pat Unger told a large...

Memorial Day Weekend safety first priority

The Wilson County Sheriff's Department will have a presence on Old Hickory Lake over Memorial Day weekend.

 

Go Johnny Go a colorful event
Go Johnny Go a colorful event
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Council postpones 2nd budget reading

Since Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead was in Las Vegas attending a conference to promote the city among businesses looking for a place to locate, Tuesday's city council meeting was chaired by Ward 6 Councilor Kathy Warmath, the mayor pro tem.

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Northtown historic building transforms into unique restaurant
Northtown historic building transforms into unique restaurant

A historic building in the heart of Mt. Juliet's Northtown District is primed to be Crossroads Bistro and Ale.

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Potential 'bypass' could relieve MJ traffic
Potential 'bypass' could relieve MJ traffic

A Mt. Juliet businessman plans to donate expensive property to the city of Mt. Juliet in hopes to bring a public connector road between the Providence area and Beckwith Road.

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FCS does it the hard way
FCS does it the hard way
Petty HR

Two walk-off wins in DII-A finals
MURFREESBORO -- Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders endured two gut-wrenching wins in the Division II-A softball finals to wrestle the 2015 state championship away from The King's Academy Friday afternoon at Starplex.

Courtney Petty led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a walk-off solo home run to lift her team to a 3-2 victory over the Lady Lions Friday morning in the first game of the finals and forced the "if necessary" game later that day.

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Lady 'Cats hang on for title
Lady 'Cats hang on for title
Claire Smith

Wilson Central 6, Dickson Co. 5
MURFREESBORO -- Wilson Central led 6-0 early and held on for a 6-5 victory over defending state champion Dickson County Friday afternoon to win the TSSAA Class AAA softball title at Starplex.

The Lady Wildcats weathered the Cougar storm to end the season 41-7-1 while Dickson County went home 43-6.

"Dickson County is such a good team," Central coach Michael Shepard said. "We knew we'd have to score some runs. They've been coming from behind all week.

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SPRING FLING XXII -- Track & field results
SPRING FLING XXII -- Track & field results
Mark Britt

MURFREESBORO -- Lebanon High senior Mark Britt ran a 9:32.83 to bring home a fifth place finish in the 3200M (two mile) Friday evening in the TSSAA Class AAA track and field championships at Dean A. Hayes Stadium.

The UT-Chattanooga signee had the top finish of all Wilson Countians participating in the 22nd annual Spring Fling running / jumping / thowing events.

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WC's Binns inks with King
WC's Binns inks with King

2015 state wrestling champ
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central senior Mike Binns signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent Tuesday afternoon to continue his education and wrestling career at King College in Bristol.

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