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  • "Keep Calm and Pray for Ronnie" "Keep Calm and Pray for Ronnie"

    Father, husband, Christian, fighter: A few words that describe Lebanon native Ronnie Lawson.

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  • Investigation leads to drug charges Investigation leads to drug charges

    Mt. Juliet police responded to a report of possible active shoplifting on Wednesday, stopped a car relation to the call and located a wanted person.

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  • LSSD after- school program brings kids to the pool LSSD after- school program brings kids to the pool

    Lebanon Special School District students enrolled in after-school programs were given the opportunity to participate in two weeks of swim lessons. Byars Dowdy and Coles Ferry Elementary schools had swim lessons will have swim lessons for two weeks. Sam Houston and Castle Heights Elementary schools will follow with swim lessons for another two weeks.

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  • Funding announced for trail's 5th phase Funding announced for trail's 5th phase

    Construction on the fifth phase of Lebanon's Cedar City Trail is expected to begin in March, as the Tennessee Department of Transportation recently completed review and approval plans for the project, according to Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead.

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Funding announced for trail's 5th phase | Cedar City Trail, parks and recreation, green space, Tennessee Department of Transportation,
Funding announced for trail's 5th phase

Construction on the fifth phase of Lebanon's Cedar City Trail is expected to begin in March, as the Tennessee Department of Transportation recently completed review and approval plans for the project, according to Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead.

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New Fire Station 4 gets go-ahead

Better fire protection and possibly, a lower ISO rating are one step closer for the southwest corner of Lebanon. The site plan for the proposed new Lebanon Fire Station 4 received approval from the Lebanon Planning Commission Tuesday night, which means the city can start building whenever it is ready.

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MJ's Abston holds Town Hall meeting | town hall, Mt. Juliet, Brian Abston, growth,
MJ's Abston holds Town Hall meeting | town hall, Mt. Juliet, Brian Abston, growth,
Brian Abston
MJ's Abston holds Town Hall meeting

A newly-minted Mt. Juliet city commissioner held the first of three Town Hall meetings this week to feel the pulse of his constituents and tell them about his efforts to deal with three new subdivisions slated in their district.

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Facebook helps MJPD track down alleged burglar | MJPD, Mt. Juliet Police Department, burglary, Burglary to a Vehicle,
Facebook helps MJPD track down alleged burglar

Investigators with the Mt. Juliet Police Department have tracked down the persons believed responsible for recently burglarizing an open garage and unlocked car on the 200 block of Larson Drive thanks to the anonymous tips and social media.

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FCS closing Friday due to illness; LSSD, county schools not as affected

Friendship Christian School administration announced that due to an increase in student illness school would be closed on Friday.

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Golden Girls Club to teach etiquitte

Lori Seay has dedicated her time over the years to helping young girls feel empowered to pursue their dreams. Seay, whose children are now grown, said she never did it publicly or for praise from her peers. She simply wanted to instill old fashioned values in today's youth and teach girls how to be young ladies.

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MJ launches anti-littering campaign | litter, Chris Shepherd, Mt. Juliet,
MJ launches anti-littering campaign

While Mt. Juliet's city manager doesn't want to come across as a "litter tyrant," he's launched an aggressive citywide anti-litter campaign that will officially launch April 1 with a cleanup day.

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Northtown Starbucks back on track | coffee, starbucks, Mt. Juliet,
Northtown Starbucks back on track

Northtown Starbucks got back on track when Mt. Juliet city commissioners approved the popular coffee shop on first reading Monday night.

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New school board districts approved | Wilson County Schools, school board, county commission, Annette Stafford,
New school board districts approved

From five have come seven --

The redistricting of Wilson County School Board seats has been accomplished with the County Commission's unanimous approval Monday night of the new districts that were recommended to the commission by the Education Committee chaired by District 20 Commissioner Annette Stafford.

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Patricia Price leaves $5K to WHS | Patricia Price, Watertown High School, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Watertown High School Scholarship Fund, Randall Hutto, Jeff Luttrell
Patricia Price leaves $5K to WHS | Patricia Price, Watertown High School, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Watertown High School Scholarship Fund, Randall Hutto, Jeff Luttrell
Trish Price
Patricia Price leaves $5K to WHS

Donation will go to scholarship fund --
As a graduate and teacher at Watertown High School, Patricia "Trish" Price was a Purple Tiger through and through.

At her passing October 23, 2014 at 78 years old, Price indicated in her will that she wanted to leave a $5,000 gift to the school that gave so much to her.

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Tech ed is coming to Lebanon | Tech ed coming to town, Tennessee Promise, Lebanon,
Tech ed is coming to Lebanon | Tech ed coming to town, Tennessee Promise, Lebanon,
Mae Perry
Tech ed is coming to Lebanon

There are fewer limitations on Tennessee Promise than many people may realize. Not only does it guarantee that high school graduates will be able to go to community colleges, it extends the same promise to those graduates who want a technical education.

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Council debates fire inspection fees

Lebanon businesses will be required to undergo annual fire inspections for a fee of $75 per year if an ordinance that was passed on first reading Tuesday evening by City Council becomes law.

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MJ - A city on the rise | Mt. Juliet, city on the rise, Ed Hagerty,
MJ - A city on the rise | Mt. Juliet, city on the rise, Ed Hagerty,
Ed Hagerty
MJ - A city on the rise

Mt. Juliet is a "city on the rise" said Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty when he gave his State of the City address Wednesday and hinted another Fortune 100 company may have its sights set on the Beckwith interchange area.

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Citizens protest planned apartments on Nonaville Road

A tour through Windtree Trace reveals multiple "For Sale" signs; a sad end, some neighbors said, to living in their "dream homes," with a backdrop of fields and deer that will soon be apartments.

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Accused shooter appears in court | Joseph Christopher Hendry, C'Asia Patton, C'Asia Watkins Patton, court, arrest, trial, murder, assault,
Accused shooter appears in court | Joseph Christopher Hendry, C'Asia Patton, C'Asia Watkins Patton, court, arrest, trial, murder, assault,
Hendry
Accused shooter appears in court

LEBANON -- The young man accused in the shooting death of 13-year-old C'Asia Patton was scheduled to appear in Judge Brody Kane's courtroom Friday morning, Jan. 23.

According to a representative in the Criminal Court Office, there was an 8:30 a.m. arraignment for Joseph Christopher Hendry Jr., 19, in open court.

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