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Davis finalist for Robertson County job
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Sabrina Garrett

Special to The Chronicle

Wilson County Director of Schools Mike Davis is being considered for a similar job in Robertson County, The Wilson Post learned Tuesday.

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MJ ABC set to review liquor store applications
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

The City of Mt. Juliet Alcoholic Beverage Commission is ready to review the 11 applications filed for those wanting to open the first liquor stores in Mt. Juliet. 

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Commissioners start process for interstate exit at Central Pike
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

The Board of Commissioners got the ball rolling on getting a new I-40 interchange on Central Pike at the meeting Monday. 

There were two items on the agenda pertaining to the interchange. The first was a resolution saying the board supported it. The other was an ordinance appropriating funds not to exceed $75,000 for engineering assistance to prepare an Interchange Access Request, project programming assistance for amendments to the MPO Transportation Improvement Program, and improvements to Central Pike and S. Mt. Juliet Road. 

The ordinance is necessary to the Providence Central project, which will possibly bring Class A office buildings, more retail and multi and single family homes. 

The interchange is one of the later phases of the project, and will still be a few years away if it happens. The project will be done by TDOT, and was not on their three-year plan for 2012-2015. 

In other actions, the board approved $35,500 for fire hall site access improvements, a transfer of donations to the Explorer program, and a site agreement for the cell tower the City leases at Crown Castle on York Road. 

 
WC Sheriff Bryan speaks to Chamber
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

New Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan, who took over for Terry Ashe at the end of last year, gave his first speech to the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday. 

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Relay for Life kickoff event Thursday
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

On Feb. 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Mt. Juliet will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Langford Farms Clubhouse for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. The rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from the funds raised at Relay For Life and will honor cancer survivors. This also will be a great opportunity to register a team for the overnight event to be held on May 17-18 from 6 p.m.-6 a.m. at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet. 

The world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, Relay For Life mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and provide participants with an opportunity to fight back against the disease. Relay For Life brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life – all aimed at furthering the American Cancer Society’s vision of creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

Relay For Life began in 1985 with one man who walked and ran around a track for 24 hours and raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society. Each year, Relay For Life takes place in 5,000 communities in the United States and 20 other countries to raise funds to support the Society’s mission of saving lives by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and by fighting back.

To join the Mt. Juliet Relay for Life, call Christina Covey at 615-341-7314, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.relayforlife.org/mtjuliettn

 
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