The racetrack that sits on a large piece of land at the edge of Rutherford and Wilson Counties is no longer dormant. Reopening of the speedway took place during the last half of the COVID Pandemic in 2021... Erik Moses took-on the task of reopening the Nashville Superspeedway after the...
In a passionate plea to commissioners, Wilson County EMA Director Joey Cooper asked county commissioners for county employee staff raises. In his 33 years with WEMA, he says the county has never been in this bad of shape.
Now that the Tennessee 112th General Assembly has completed the people’s business, State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver announces her re-election candidacy for 2022. “I am very honored to work for House District 40, which also, due to redistricting, encompasses new ‘fabulous folks’ that I am eager to meet on the campaign trail.” District 40 includes Jackson, Smith, Dekalb, Cannon plus a small portion of the northeastern corner of Wilson County below the Trousdale County line.
Most people have put away their Easter decorations and have moved on to celebrate the fine weather, Mother’s Day, the end of the school year and coming vacations with renewal and rest. Yet, Christians around the globe continue celebrating the cross and resurrection of Jesus Christ for 50 days...
GLADEVILLE - Taelor Chang and Kristen Smith slugged home runs to power Wilson Central to a 7-2 win over Beech in Wednesday's Region 5-4A championship game. The Lady Wildcats upped their record to 35-10 and earned the right to host a 4A Sectional game Friday at 6 p.m. against Centennial with the winner advancing to TSSAA Spring Fling next week in Murfreesboro.
With region tournaments set to close this week, the baseball state title picture is starting to come into focus. Which teams have the best chance to win state titles in May?. Here are 12 Midstate squads – two from each classification – to watch during the TSSAA postseason.
Once again, Wilson County will be well represented in track & field competition when TSSAA Spring Fling returns next week to the campus of Middle Tennessee State University and the Dean A. Hayes Track Stadium. The Section 3 Championships were held Thursday and Friday of last week at Green Hill...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Repairs are set to begin on Sunday to the I-40 Sparta Pike overpass in Lebanon, the Tennessee Department of Transportation said. An emergency contract was awarded to Mid-State Construction on April 15 and work is expected to be completed by July 15, just in time for the Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair at the nearby James Ward Agricultural Center.
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The Lebanon Democrat is in the process of running question-and-answer profiles of the Wilson County educators who have been selected as the teacher of the year in their respective schools. Those individuals, from both the Wilson County School System and the Lebanon Special School District, are in contention for the...
The School Board voted Monday to adopt a new pay plan in the yearly budget, as well as a needs assessment and bid to rebuild West Wilson Middle School. “We addressed our problem,” said School Board Member Bill Robinson, “and the problem is competing with other counties.” It is hoped that this new plan will draw in new teachers to meet the growing demand on Wilson County Schools and award teachers more evenly.
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The Wilson County Schools Board of Education passed a balanced, status quo budget on Monday night after discussion about the new pay school introduced by WCS Director Jeff Luttrell and Finance Director Michael Smith. The budget was approved by a 6-1 vote, with Melissa Lynn voting “no.”. Luttrell explained...