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Star to run to Country Music Marathon

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Wilson County government and Premier Orthopaedics are partnering to operate a special Music City Star train on Saturday, April 25 from Lebanon to downtown Nashville for the 2015...

March's madness- snow, ice to return

If you haven't been to the grocery store yet - now is the time.

Using tech to teach

It doesn't happen often in Middle Tennessee, but sometimes the roads are too slippery for school buses to travel. And teachers are worried their students will slip behind, too.

Haslam read at Watertown for Read Across America Week

Tennessee's First Lady Crissy Haslam stopped in Wilson County for Read Across America Day. Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on famed author Dr. Seuss's ...

 

Cash hired as City's economic recruiter
Cash hired as City's economic recruiter
Cash

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead announced the hiring of local businesswoman Helene Singer Cash as the city's new economic development director (EDD) in a statement released this (Wednesday) morning.

"Helene is a highly regarded professional with extensive knowledge of the local economy and governmental interactions," Craighead said of Singer Cash, who is the owner of The Crystal Couture Store in Lebanon. "She will be a great asset to the city as it continues to work to create jobs and advance retail opportunities within the City of Lebanon."

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Bidding authority debated at school board
Bidding authority debated at school board

Who should decide about making requests for bids or quotes for capital expenses over $100,000 - the school board or the executive committee? That was the question that divided the Wilson County School Board at its regular meeting Monday night.

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'Safety Slam Jam' slam dunks over $12K for Mt. Juliet Help Center
'Safety Slam Jam' slam dunks over $12K for Mt. Juliet Help Center
TYLER CHANDLER / The Wilson Post

Mt. Juliet's first responders hit the court Saturday in a basketball face-off with each basket signaling more money for the local help center.

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New fire hall could soon be up for bids
New fire hall could soon be up for bids

Lebanon Fire Station No. 4 is one step closer to reality, and it could take a further step on St. Patrick's Day.

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'Dogs make six errors in Sunday loss
'Dogs make six errors in Sunday loss

Cumberland to host Union Tuesday
LEBANON -- Josh Beams doubled twice, drove in a pair of runs and scored twice and Marcus Howard scored three times, as Indiana University Southeast defeated No. 1 Cumberland, 15-9, in a three-plus hour seven-inning game Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

The second game of the doubleheader was called because of poor field conditions and approaching darkness after four complete innings and thus was not an official game. IUS was leading in that contest as well, 7-3.

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Lady Bears earn state tourney spot
Lady Bears earn state tourney spot

Mt. Juliet 45, Brentwood 28 --
MT. JULIET -- Coach Chris Fryer's Lady bears punched their ticket for a return trip to the BlueCross Basketball Championships in Murfreesboro with a lopsided 45-28 victory over Brentwood High in a Class AAA sectional game Monday night..

Mt. Juliet will take on defending state champion Blackman High (29-2) of Murfreesboro Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. in a Class AAA quarterfinal game.

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Watertown hoops teams exit regional
Watertown hoops teams exit regional

Tigerettes fall to PCHS in semifinals --
WATERTOWN -- Pickett County went on a 30-11 second quarter run on the way to a 75-46 victory over Watertown's Tigerettes in the Region 4-A semifinals Wednesday evening.

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Central girls, LHS boys eliminated
Central girls, LHS boys eliminated

Lady 'Cats fall to Rossview --
MT. JULIET -- Liz Quinio's reverse layup with six seconds left proved to be the game-winner Wednesday afternoon as Rossview defeated Wilson Central 41-39 in the semifinals of the Region 5-AAA tournament at Mt. Juliet High. With the win, the Lady Hawks improved to 23-7 and earned a berth in Thursday's 6 p.m. region finals against District 9-AAA champ Mt. Juliet.

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