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PFG employee pleads guilty to embezzling $135,000 PFG employee pleads guilty to embezzling $135,000

A Performance Food Group employee admitted to engaging in a scheme to embezzle more than $135,000 from her employer and a client.

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  • PFG employee pleads guilty to embezzling $135,000 PFG employee pleads guilty to embezzling $135,000

    A Performance Food Group employee admitted to engaging in a scheme to embezzle more than $135,000 from her employer and a client.

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  • Mt. Juliet cops turn into Santa's helpers Mt. Juliet cops turn into Santa's helpers

    Mt. Juliet Police officers turned into holiday elves Friday night when they helped local children shop 'til they dropped at the Mt. Juliet Walmart.

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  • MJ Chamber gets advice from developers MJ Chamber gets advice from developers

    "Retail follows rooftops," four of Mt. Juliet's biggest developers told the Mt. Juliet-West Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Friday morning.

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  • Four arrested on drug charges near school Four arrested on drug charges near school

    Four people were arrested after police raided and seized with intent for resale at Timberline Campground Friday morning.

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  • Possomtown Outreach prepares for donation trip to Sneedville Possomtown Outreach prepares for donation trip to Sneedville

    Wilson County District 5 Commissioner Jerry McFarland became aware of the needs of Hancock County residents after they endured a flood in 1977 - while he was serving as State Civil Defense Director.

    Hancock County is one of the poorest counties in the state - with 93 percent of students registered for the free or reduced lunch program.

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Suspect arrested on W. Baddour

Traffic was backed up on W. Baddour Parkway for a short time Thursday afternoon, Dec. 18 when Wilson County Sheriff's Deputies made a stop and arrested a suspect in relation to a domestic issue.

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New insurance rules for future retirees?

Facing $18 million in unfunded liability for insurance costs, the City of Lebanon must re-evaluate its insurance coverage, Mayor Philip Craighead and City Finance Officer Robert Springer have advised the City Council.

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MJ Chamber gets advice from developers | MJ, Mt. Juliet, development, economics, city commission, chamber of commerce,
MJ Chamber gets advice from developers | MJ, Mt. Juliet, development, economics, city commission, chamber of commerce,
Horton & Browning
MJ Chamber gets advice from developers

"Retail follows rooftops," four of Mt. Juliet's biggest developers told the Mt. Juliet-West Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Friday morning.

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Four arrested on drug charges near school | drug bust, cocaine, Timberline, Lebanon Police, SWAT, drugs, Southside Elementary
Four arrested on drug charges near school

Four people were arrested after police raided and seized with intent for resale at Timberline Campground Friday morning.

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Possomtown Outreach prepares for donation trip to Sneedville | Possum Town, Sneedville, outreach, assistance, holiday, Christmas,
Possomtown Outreach prepares for donation trip to Sneedville | Possum Town, Sneedville, outreach, assistance, holiday, Christmas,
Jerry McFarland
Possomtown Outreach prepares for donation trip to Sneedville

Wilson County District 5 Commissioner Jerry McFarland became aware of the needs of Hancock County residents after they endured a flood in 1977 - while he was serving as State Civil Defense Director.

Hancock County is one of the poorest counties in the state - with 93 percent of students registered for the free or reduced lunch program.

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Elvis Wade Concert boosts Dream Center | Dream Center, donation, Christmas concert, Elvis,
Elvis Wade Concert boosts Dream Center

When the longtime Lebanon resident heard about a local church's outreach ministry that had lost the services of its delivery truck, he knew he needed to lend his voice.

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Gunmen rob MJ SaveALot | Mt. Juliet Police Department, robbery, suspects, SaveALot
Gunmen rob MJ SaveALot

Two armed suspects dashed into the Mt. Juliet SaveALot Thursday evening pointing guns at employees and demanding cash.

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Locals thankful for Santa to a Senior program | Santa to a Senior, Christmas, holiday, senior citizens, BASTAS,
Locals thankful for Santa to a Senior program | Santa to a Senior, Christmas, holiday, senior citizens, BASTAS,
DALLUS WHITFIELD / The Wilson Post
Locals thankful for Santa to a Senior program

Christmas wishes of 1,200 area seniors will come true today thanks to the annual Be a Santa to a Senior initiative led by Home Instead Senior Care.

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Laguardo water customers confront utility | Laguardo Utility District, hard water, Laguardo, meeting, LUD, answers, forum,
Laguardo water customers confront utility | Laguardo Utility District, hard water, Laguardo, meeting, LUD, answers, forum,
Jeff Hall & Julian Sampson
Laguardo water customers confront utility

The meeting room at Laguardo Utility District (LUD) was jam-packed Tuesday night, Dec. 15 when about 40 of the district's water customers came to the regular board meeting to vent about problems they've been having with their water and to ask the board for answers.

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LHS student arrested for bringing gun, ammo to school

A 15-year-old Lebanon High School student was arrested Monday after school officials discovered he had a handgun and magazine full of ammunition including three powerful hollow-point bullets in his possession. The student, a sophomore, pleaded guilty in Wilson County Juvenile Court He is scheduled to return to court on Feb. 10, 2015.

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'Whole Life Market' to nourish not only body, but mind and soul | Whole Life Market, Mt. Juliet, hunger, schools,
'Whole Life Market' to nourish not only body, but mind and soul | Whole Life Market, Mt. Juliet, hunger, schools,
LAURIE EVERETT / The Wilson Post
'Whole Life Market' to nourish not only body, but mind and soul

Two Mt. Juliet schools will soon have a local outreach help make sure some of their students won't feel hunger pains over the weekend.

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$200K in jewelry stolen in MJ theft | Mt. Juliet, Mt. Juliet Police Department, robbery, theft, burglary, Prestige Pawn & Jewelry
$200K in jewelry stolen in MJ theft

Investigators are on the hunt for information about sophisticated jewelry thieves, who sawed through the roof of Prestige Pawn & Jewelry and stole over $200,000 in jewelry.

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Mt. Juliet Sellars Funeral home 'like none other' | Sellars, funeral home, memorial, Mt. Juliet,
Mt. Juliet Sellars Funeral home 'like none other' | Sellars, funeral home, memorial, Mt. Juliet,
The chapel at Sellars Funeral Home.
Mt. Juliet Sellars Funeral home 'like none other'

Just a few days after Sellars Funeral Home officially opened its second location in Mt. Juliet, the owner plans to hold an inaugural Candlelight Service tomorrow on site to honor the families they've served and commemorate the new location.

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"Good-bye, Joe" | Ward 4, Councilor, Joe Hayes, City Council,
"Good-bye, Joe" | Ward 4, Councilor, Joe Hayes, City Council,
JOHN BUTWELL / The Wilson Post
"Good-bye, Joe"

Tuesday night was Ward 4 Councilor's Joe Hayes' last City Council meeting after 23 years of service to his beloved city.

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No resolution between city, Bowen | Scott Bowen, Lebanon Police, Philip Craighead, Andy Wright, Keith Williams, Michael Vanhook
No resolution between city, Bowen

Former Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen and his attorney Keith Williams, a partner at Lannom & Williams, sat down with city attorney Andy Wright this morning to seek "an amicable resolution."

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