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EMTAR awards banquet 'Rocks in 2015' EMTAR awards banquet 'Rocks in 2015'

The Mill in Lebanon was transported to the 1950s as dozens of this area's most accomplished Realtors celebrated year 2014's most accomplished in their field Saturday night.

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Recycling getting a new definition

When is a recycling business not a junkyard? When it's "an indoor facility used to process used goods to be sold for reuse in manufacturing new goods," according to changes in the city zoning code which the Lebanon Planning Commission voted Tuesday night to recommend to the city council.

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Search for Mt. Juliet fire station site full throttle | fire hall, Mt. Juliet,
Search for Mt. Juliet fire station site full throttle

The search for a third Mt. Juliet fire station site is in high gear after city commissioners directed the city manager to look for viable sites, specifically on the north side of town.

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Cold and Hungry? | Wilson County Schools, Lebanon Special School District, food, snow, ice, hungry, backpack program,
Cold and Hungry?

Stretches of inclement weather, such as last week's snow and ice storm, have many concerned whether or not the students who depend on food provided at school went hungry.

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WWE-lated! | Wilson County Sheriff's Department, Mt. Juliet High School,
WWE-lated!

Mt. Juliet High School student Remmington Caldwell had the time of his life Monday night as he was taken to Nashville to see his favorite wrestling stars in action.

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Hutto pleased with county's emergency weather response | winter weather, recap, response,
Hutto pleased with county's emergency weather response

Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto was pleased overall with how area agencies handled last week's snow and ice storm.

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City proclaims this week 'Shop Local in Mt. Juliet Week' | shop local, Wilson County, Mt. Juliet,
City proclaims this week 'Shop Local in Mt. Juliet Week'

Local Mt. Juliet boutique Sister's Whimzy's business was literally frozen by last week's ice storm when it was forced to close, and it will take quite a while to recoup lost earnings. Local commerce came to a standstill with multiple days of nearly impassable sideroads that kept citizens homebound and unable to keep cash registers ringing.

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New Mt. Juliet firefighters sworn into ranks | firefighters, Mt. Juliet,
New Mt. Juliet firefighters sworn into ranks

The ranks of the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet swelled considerably when additional full-time and volunteer firefighters were officially sworn in Monday night.

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Rezoning sought for renamed manor

The gracious white, antebellum Southern manor by the side of Highway 231, about 11 miles south of Lebanon, is a familiar sight to Wilson Countians with its two-story porch pillars, arched windows and, of course, its cedar trees.

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City "goes green" with gasification

The City of Lebanon will be "going green, saving green and making green" with its new "waste to energy" project that the Lebanon City Council unanimously approved on second reading at a special called meeting Thursday night, with Ward 2 Councilor Fred Burton absent.

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County may seek AG's opinion on filling new school board seats

The "done deal" may not be so "done" after all.
In January, the Wilson County Commission unanimously approved a map setting the districts for the Wilson County School Board, now that voters last August approved expanding the board from five members to seven.

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Calendar for Feb. 25

Wilson County has plenty of events and activities to offer.

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WC Schools explain Tuesday closure | Wilson County Schools, ice, snow, closings, Mickey Hall
WC Schools explain Tuesday closure

Making the decision to close Wilson County schools is not an easy decision, and there is more that goes into it than many people realize, according to Deputy Director Mickey Hall.

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City 'going green' with $3.5M gasification project

Solid waste, old tires and wood waste will all go into project to create energy, save money and make money for Lebanon.

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Park 40 gets negative nod from MJ planners

Mt. Juliet planners weren't pleased enough to recommend a project as-is that could bring as many as 2,000 jobs on East Division Street.

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LIVE VIDEO -- Crews battle fire at church | fire, WEMA, Cedar Grove Baptist Church
LIVE VIDEO -- Crews battle fire at church

Crews battle fire at 200-year-old Cedar Grove Baptist Church Saturday morning.

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