The Wilson County Schools Board of Education announced its “final six” choices for the director of schools position at its monthly meeting on Monday night.
As the Mt. Juliet Police Department marked 100 interceptions with its automated license plate recognition program Guardian Shield, Lebanon Police Department officials said they are seriously considering using a similar program.
One year after a tornado destroyed two Wilson County Schools buildings in Mt. Juliet, damaged the district’s bus barn and heavily damaged Mt. Juliet Christian Academy, the schools are at different stages of rebuilding.
A tornado tore a swath through Wilson County last March 3 and its ugly hand to kill three people, and tear apart hundreds of homes and two schools.
In Wilson County, March 3, 2020, is known as a day filled with surprise, grief and a sense of community in the midst of tragedy after a tornado crashed through the county in the early morning hours.
The Wilson County Schools board of education discussed at the board’s workshop last Thursday night the parameters for the interviewing of the candidates for the next director of schools. The discussion lasted nearly an hour.
The Lebanon City Council finalized plans to renovate the former Lebanon Police Department building, but not before a councilor raised concerns about the timing and pricing of the project.
While he’s quite proficient on guitar, mandolin and piano, professional musician Ben Clark has been head over heels about the banjo since he first gave it a twirl in college.
Though Mackenzie Romer was in class and missed the live recitation of “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman, the youngest inauguration poet in U.S. history, at President Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony last month, she quickly rushed home to see a repeat of what she said was an “amazing moment.”
Cumberland University announced that its Papers of Martin Van Buren Project has received a bequest for $100,000 from Cynthia Van Buren, descendant of Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States.
After almost a year of being closed, the Mt. Juliet Community Center plans to reopen Monday, March 1 with all activities available but with limits on capacity in the building.
Babb Drive will be closed to thru traffic between Winter Drive and Quarles Drive/Toshiba Drive from Monday, March 1 to Friday, April 30 for utility installations, the City of Lebanon announced.
Teachers and other educational staff members, including childcare workers, have begun receiving COVID-19 vaccines, according to a press release from the Tennessee Department of Education.
Mt. Juliet Mayor James Maness said he strongly dislikes the phrase “the new normal” during his hour-long “State of the City Address” last week.
The Mt. Juliet Commission approved nearly $3 million for park improvements and a supplement to an agreement for improvements on Old Lebanon Dirt Road at its scheduled meeting on Monday night.
Law enforcement and road officials are warning Wilson County drivers to be aware of potholes following last week’s winter weather that blanketed Middle Tennessee with ice and snow.