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Wilson County Democratic Women give scholarships
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Wilson County Democratic Women recently awarded two scholarships to graduating seniors in Wilson County. The Dorothy McAdoo Memorial Scholarship is awarded based upon essays written on the subject, “The Role of Women in the Political Process”. The winners competed with entrants from across the county.

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Martin sworn in as City Manager
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

Kenny Martin was sworn in as the new City Manager during the Board of Commissioners meeting Monday. 

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MJ History: History of the Mt. Juliet Phone Company
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

This week we have an entry from the Mt. Juliet Homecoming book that is printed in accordance with the event every year. This one is about the history of the Mt. Juliet Telephone Company. It is written by Nealon Agee. 

Organized in 1902 by unknown owners, the Mt. Juliet Telephone Company was sold in 1920 when it was purchased by Cliff and Jeff Hill. They owned the business for one month and then sold it to C.A. Osment who owned the company until 1927. He decided that the business was not developing as he would like, and that year sold the company to Walter Phillips of Norene, who owned the company until 1952. 

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County raises property tax 7 cents
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Patrick Hall

Special to The Chronicle

After much debate and a myriad of votes, Wilson County Commission set the county property tax rate at $2.5704 and approved a budget for 2012-2013 after an overwhelming majority of citizens said they opposed a tax increase during a public hearing.

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Weston proposing county give MJ same fire deal as Watertown
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

County Commissioner Fred Weston is proposing that Wilson County give Mt. Juliet the same deal it gave Watertown when they were building their fire station. 

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