12 hrs ago
Economic Development Board 'encouraged' by growth
According to JECDB Executive Director G.C. Hixson, the report was encouraging, and since it was published, even more items have surfaced to indicate the economy in Wilson County remains strong and viable.
16 hrs ago
Fugitive wanted in Jackson home invasion arrested in Middle Tennessee
A fugitive wanted in a March home invasion that occurred in Jackson has been arrested and will be brought back to Jackson, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.
18 hrs ago
Dog attacks woman
According to police, the victim who was not identified by police was walking her dog on Washington Drive on Wednesday evening.
Boy Scouts lift ban on openly gay boys
Boy Scouts of America representatives passed a resolution Thursday that includes the statement "No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone." This vote happened in the middle of a three-day national business meeting at a resort in Grapevine, Texas.
Thu May 23, 2013
Police seek assailant
Lebanon police are looking for a man who they say attacked and robbed the owner of Green's Appliance Thursday.
City eyes historic zoning
With more than 200 years of history to Lebanon's credit, city officials may have the chance for it to pay off for residents, businesses and other entities in the near future.
Lebanon woman wins top leadership honor
She's a Girl Scout troop leader, PTO board member and volunteer, Sunday school teacher, serves on numerous boards from Cumberland University to Friends of Music and the Arts, and for all these reasons and more, Jenni Moscardelli is also the 15th Leadership Wilson Commitment to Leadership Award recipient.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wilson goodies: Graduation goodies and gifts
Next weekend marks the date Wilson County high school seniors have worked so hard for -- graduation.
Felkins is top of the class at McClain Christian
Joseph Michael Felkins is the valedictorian of McClain Christian Academy in Lebanon, which holds its graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday at Baird Chapel, Memorial Hall at Cumberland University.
Massive Bel Air Providence project remains on hold
Developers are lining up to take part in the largest project of its kind in Wilson County since Providence -- with 3,000 apartments, hundreds of single-family homes, parks, sports fields and millions of square feet of office and retail space.
Tue May 21, 2013
SR109 reopens after crane collapses on car
State Route 109 in Gallatin re-opened at about 7 p.m. after a construction crane that had collapsed on a car shut down the highway for more than five hours.
Thu May 16, 2013
401(k) may replace city pensions
A proposed plan to allow new Lebanon workers to buy into a matching 401 instead of guaranteed pensions funded solely by the city could save millions over time if approved by the Lebanon City Council.
Wed May 15, 2013
Public invited to 'Jam with the General'
A chance for the family to spend some time listening to some live music and hang with Gen.
Toddler attacked by pit bull
Paramedics airlifted a Lebanon toddler to Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday after she was attacked by a pit bull.
Tue May 14, 2013
Lebanon schools change dress code
Board members Monday voted to clarify some parts of the system-wide dress code while adding a few extra options at the same time.
Get to know Fiddlers Grove: The Forbes Cabin
Fiddlers Grove Historical Village is keeping history alive, and The Lebanon Democrat is helping the cause by featuring weekly stories and photos on 10 of the historic buildings.
Mon May 13, 2013
Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for May 13, 2013
Name: Tisha Marie Rouse. Height: 5 feet, 3 inches. Weight: 125 pounds. Last Seen: 535 Spring Creek Road, Lebanon.
Wilson County to hold School Safety Summit
Parents and guardians of students enrolled in Wilson County Schools can attend a School Safety Summit from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Lebanon High School, 500 Blue Devil Boulevard, Lebanon.
Sat May 11, 2013
Ms. Cheap: Berries or not, 'show must go on' in Portland
I'm a true strawberry lover, and let me tell you, I have been waiting patiently for my berries this year.
Fri May 10, 2013
Lebanon schools set to meet
The Lebanon Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting Monday, and the agenda includes recognition of paraprofessionals and teachers of the year from each of the system's schools.