Local high schools are already preparing for the 2015-2016 school year.
A new commercial bakery is being proposed for Duke Drive near Central Pike's intersection with Highway 840 on Lebanon's southwest side, but no estimate of the potential new jobs at the facility has been released yet.
For the first time, a consortium of Wilson County fire service providers met Tuesday to talk about how better to communicate, share services, lower ISO ratings, train volunteers and better serve the county overall.
So you got an itching to be a cowboy or cowgirl and make like Roy Rogers or Dale Evans?
Jailed on DUI related charges --
A Lebanon man has died after having been found unresponsive while incarcerated at the Wilson County Jail. During a routine welfare check, Wilson County Correctional Officers discovered inmate Joseph Lee, 37, unresponsive in his bed at 2:15 a.m. Thursday.
A release from the Wilson County Sheriff's Department says correctional officers called for medical staff and performed CPR as well as administered the automatic external defibrillator on Mr. Lee, who did not respond.
Former Lebanon/Wilson Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Chris Crowell isn't too worried about tall tales at the upcoming Wilson County Library Roast.
Yulvanka "Von" Barr has been named the new human resources director for Wilson County government and will assume the office on Monday, March 30.
The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2015 Sports Hall of Fame until June 13, 2015.
Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information pertaining to the nominee.
The 2015 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Baird Chapel.
Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Fifth Graders took a step back in time as they portrayed historical figurines in a "Wax Museum" on Wednesday.
Ponies are going to perform for Mt. Juliet pups next month for what may be Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter's biggest fundraiser ever.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) will host an open house from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday for area adults to sign up for the Tennessee Reconnect grant, a new program that allows Tennesseans to attend a technical college tuition-free.
Friendship 4, Eagleville 3
LEBANON -- The Friendship Christian School Commanders improved to 5-7 on the season after taking down Eagleville 4-3 Wednesday evening.
Down 3-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth, Friendship's Jacob Self drove in Cody Walker with a single. Marshall Taylor moved Self to second with a single, bringing up Eli Hunt -- who singled up the middle to bring in Self with the go ahead run.
Wilson Central 7, Ravenwood 3
BRENTWOOD -- Wilson Central's softball team improved to 8-3 on the season following Wednesday night's 7-3 victory at Ravenwood High.
The Lady Wildcats scored two runs in each of the first three innings to chase starting pitcher Abby Irwin and finished with 12 hits.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Willingham, 76, of Mt. Juliet. A Masonic service will follow.
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, March 26 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Williams, 79, of Lebanon.
Funeral services will be held on 4 p.m. Friday, March 27 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Ms. Paar, 78, of Lebanon.
Funeral services with military honors will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at the Clubhouse at Del Webb for Mr. Seeger, 90, of Mt. Juliet. Formerly of Mettawa, IL, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he died March 19, 2015.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 27 at the Mobile Memorial Gardens in Mobile, Ala., for Mrs. Carter, 96.
Local funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Mt. Juliet's Victory Baptist Church for Mr. Burr, 61. The owner of Burr's BBQ, he died March 18, 2015.
Upset residents told Mt. Juliet planners a mammoth industrial facility proposed in their "backyard" will diminish quality of life and lower property values.
JUCO coach James Hicks --
Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of James Hicks as the program's new wrestling head coach. He will take over at CU on April 20. Hicks has served the last three years as head coach at Darton State College in Albany, Ga.
"We are pleased to hire an individual who has enjoyed success as an athlete, an assistant coach and as a head coach to lead our program at Cumberland," Pavan said. "James is very familiar with the NAIA and our program from his time at Campbellsville University and we hope he can duplicate his success as a head coach from his last three years at Darton State."
The recent increase in vehicular fatalities on Interstate 40 and Highway 109 has caused City of Lebanon officials to bump-up law enforcement on the roadways.
A $3.5 million investment in education for young children was celebrated Saturday with the official ribbon cutting of Primrose School in Mt. Juliet on Belinda Parkway.
Clear skies, bright sun and a light breeze. Finally, a day for fishing without being semi-miserable. So we went, Judge (ret.) Dave Durham and your "humble" outdoor writer. Yes we did. We launched my Grey Goose at the Hermitage Yacht Club ramp and away we went.