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855 vote early on sales tax hike

Early voting in the City of Lebanon Sales Tax Referendum ended Thursday, Sept. 18 with 855 total votes recorded.

Early voting began Sept. 3 at the Wilson County Election Commission. The election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the 12 regular assigned polling places from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

MJ to be new hub for FedEx

Mt. Juliet has been selected to be the site of a new hub for FedEx, a project that could bring a large number of jobs to the area.

Pedestrian struck by pickup truck in MJ

A pedestrian was injured in Mt. Juliet after stumbling into traffic and being struck by a pickup truck.

DoS favors return of block scheduling

DoS favors return of block scheduling
Dr. Donna Wright

Wilson County Schools Director Dr. Donna Wright told county commissioners on Monday night the system was "investigating" the seven-period schedule implemented at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year.

She explained during a follow-up interview with The Wilson Post on Tuesday that it goes "a little deeper than just investigating."

General Sports

PREP FOOTBALL -- MJ 17, Wilson Central 10

PREP FOOTBALL -- MJ 17, Wilson Central 10
Tavner Simmons

Simmons pick seals deal for MJ
GLADEVILLE -- Tavner Simmons' leaping interception at the two-yard line preserved Mt. Juliet's 17-10 victory over Wilson Central Friday at Wildcat Stadium.

The win was the sixth in a row for the Golden Bears over their cross-country rivals and was played in front of a packed house.

VOLLEYBALL: LHS blanks Wilson Central

Lebanon High's volleyball team improved to 14-6 on the season and 6-3 in District 9AAA following Thursday night's 3-0 home win over Wilson Central. Game scores: 25-12, 25-20 and 15-13.

Central's Turner wins 9AAA golf title

Soph wins three-way playoff
HENDERSONVILLE -- Wilson Central High will be sending four golfers on to next week's Region 5AAA tournament after stellar performances in Monday's District 9AAA tourney at Country Hills.

Wildcat sophomore Blain Turner won a five-hole playoff with Hendersonville golfers Jacob Sherlin and Charles Seals to claim the individual district title.

CU women blank Union 2-0

Lindsay Kitson records third shutout
JACKSON -- Kaitlin Phillips scored in the 14th minute and Shauna Gilpin posted a goal and an assist, as eighth-ranked Cumberland recorded its third victory in five days with a 2-0 win Monday night over Union University in Jackson.

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