Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals decided earlier this week to reverse the 225-year sentence given to convicted rapist Tavaria Merritt, calling it “excessive” and instead resentencing him to 50 years in prison.
Wilson County Ag and Budget Committees approved by unanimous votes Monday night to send two resolutions regarding two separate funding mechanisms for the proposed Expo Center to the full commission.
If the resolutions pass by the required two-thirds majority, or 17 votes, at the Dec. 16 meeting of the commission, then they will go to the General Assembly for approval.
MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet City Commission approved $110,000 for the survey and design phase of the final section of the Town Center Trail Monday night, Dec. 9 -- but not without some serious questions about the total cost and value to the city of the project.
Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation officials are warning members about a number of scam phone calls where fraudulent callers are posing as employees of Middle Tennessee Electric and contacting members claiming their account is past due and subject to cutoff.
The East / Middle All-District football team for TSSAA Division II-A was released earlier this week with 18 Wilson County athletes receiving post-season honors.
Cumberland University’s Beau Baker has been named one of the 10 finalists for the 2013 Fred Mitchell Award, which is provided to the Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III, NAIA or NJCAA place-kicker that excels on the football field and in the community.
The boys basketball teams from Lebanon High, Wilson Central, Watertown and Mt. Juliet Christian all posted victories Tuesday night, Dec. 10.
Former University of Tennessee defensive back Inky Johnson will be the keynote speaker at Wilson County Athlete Day, Sunday, Dec. 15 at Lebanon’s Sweet Saviour Community Church.