Mt. Juliet EMS sees more than 750 calls in first two months of service

Mt. Juliet’s new Emergency Medical Services division has reported more than 750 patient interactions since its March 13 kickoff date. “That’s just the total number of patients that we have interacted with. Not all of them go to the hospital, of course,” said Mt. Juliet EMS Chief Eric Newman. “It’s been relatively busy. Believe it or not, our highest call […]

Mt. Juliet set to approve $94M budget; discussion continues for new city hall

Discussions continue for new city hall

The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners passed its fiscal year budget on first reading with $94 million in expenditures — $33 million of that for capital projects — at its May 22 meeting. The second reading of the budget is expected to be on the June 12 meeting agenda. According to Mt. Juliet Finance Director Dana Hire, $16 million of […]

Mt. Juliet Farmers Market adds food trucks, artisan area

The Mt. Juliet Parks Department has expanded its summer Farmers Market with the addition of food trucks, more vendors and an Artisan Pavilion. The Farmers Market is located at the entrance to Charlie Daniels Park. Because of the food trucks, visitors will need to park in the adjacent Mt. Juliet Community Center parking lot. Mt. Juliet Parks and Rec Event […]

Wilson County Fair – Tennessee State Fair ticket sale starts June 1

Online ticket sales for the 2023 Wilson County Fair – Tennessee State Fair go on sale Thursday, June 1 at The Fair is scheduled for Aug. 17-26 at the fairgrounds in Lebanon. Tickets are available for the opening night of the fair (including the opening parade) at half price, according to a news release from the Fair. New competitions […]

Concert to honor longtime educator Johnie Payton

An upcoming concert is set to pay tribute to longtime educator and performing arts pioneer Johnie Payton, who died last December. The Johnie Payton Tribute Concert is scheduled for Saturday, June 17 at 6 p.m. at Winfree Bryant Middle School and will feature performances by the Evermean Evergreen Cloggers, sopranist Harlequine Clay, storyteller Julia Cawthon and a youth choir directed […]

Green Hill High School 2023 Graduation

May 20, 2023. Murphy Center, Murfreesboro. 358 graduates.

Wilson Central High School 2023 Graduation

May 20, 2023. Murphy Center, Murfreesboro. 331 graduates.

AAA predicts 880K travelers for Memorial Day weekend

Tennesseans are forecast to travel in record numbers for Memorial Day weekend. According to AAA’s 2023 Memorial Day Travel Forecast, over 882,000 Tennesseans will journey 50 miles or more. That’s 53,000 more than last year and 13,000 more than before the pandemic, in 2019. Tennessee travel numbers are set to reach new record highs in both total travel and air […]

WMOT to host second Roots music festival

WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 is hosting its second annual fundraising music festival, “Roots on the Rivers,” on Saturday, June 3, at Two Rivers Mansion, 3130 McGavock Pike in Nashville.  General admission tickets are $45 each at, and kids 14 and under can attend free. WMOT members will get a $10 discount with promo codes they’ll receive.  All funds raised will support WMOT programming, operations and […]

Mt. Juliet may allow food trucks for six months

The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners approved on first reading a six-month “trial run” period to allow food trucks in residential and industrial districts after a three-hour discussion at their Monday night meeting. The food truck resolution was amended seven times and then passed by a 3-2 vote (Mayor James Maness and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Milele voted against it). […]

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