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Training system helping school bus drivers improve awareness behind the wheel Video included

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In Wilson County, every driver gets a handbook called the Smith Training System, and it’s changing the way drivers do their jobs.

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Brutal flu season forces many TN districts to cancel school Video included

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Wilson County Schools announced it would close Thursday and Friday for illness after nearly 130 teachers were out sick on Wednesday and administrators struggled to find substitutes. 

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Bus driver shortage impacting Wilson County families

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A bus driver shortage in Wilson County is impacting families who send their children to school. Some parents say their kids aren’t being picked up in the morning.

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Frustrated Wilson Co. parents, bus drivers look for answers to shortage at BOE meeting

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Officials say the route cancellations are likely to continue until the district can staff the bus routes.

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Patrols sent to councilwoman's home 175 times

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A Lebanon city councilwoman’s use of the police force is being called into question. More>>

Lebanon councilwoman charged with public intoxication after meeting

Kathy Warmath (Source: Lebanon Police Department) Kathy Warmath (Source: Lebanon Police Department)
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A Lebanon City Council member was arrested after a meeting on Tuesday night.

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Lebanon councilwoman resigns after public intoxication arrest

Kathy Warmath (Source: Lebanon Police Department) Kathy Warmath (Source: Lebanon Police Department)
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A Lebanon councilwoman who was arrested and charged with public intoxication after a meeting Tuesday night has resigned.

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A Lebanon, TN, man was killed when the 18-wheeler he was driving crashed on Interstate 69 in Kentucky early Thursday morning.

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Firefighter called to fire at his own Mt. Juliet home

A local firefighter received word that his own house was going up in flames Tuesday morning in Wilson County. More>>

Amazon hiring thousands of seasonal workers to help with holiday rush

If you are out of work or just looking to make a little extra holiday cash, there are several thousand seasonal jobs available throughout Middle Tennessee. Amazon announced it will hire tens of thousands of jobs across the country. More>>

Former high school coach dies in Wilson Co. crash

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Authorities have revealed new details in the death of a popular Middle Tennessee high school coach. More>>

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  • PBM's discussed during meeting at Capitol

    PBM's discussed during meeting at Capitol

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:06 PM EST2018-02-22 04:06:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-22 04:30:16 GMT
    Pharmacists and supporters went to the old Arkansas Supreme Court chamber in the state Capitol Wednesday to ask for legislation dealing with pharmacy benefit managers. (Source: KARK)Pharmacists and supporters went to the old Arkansas Supreme Court chamber in the state Capitol Wednesday to ask for legislation dealing with pharmacy benefit managers. (Source: KARK)

    A group of pharmacists spent their Wednesday at the state Capitol in Little Rock, battling for changes in drug reimbursement rates as lawmakers plan for a possible special session on the matter. 

    A group of pharmacists spent their Wednesday at the state Capitol in Little Rock, battling for changes in drug reimbursement rates as lawmakers plan for a possible special session on the matter. 

  • Brookland School District prepares for major tournament

    Brookland School District prepares for major tournament

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-22 03:29:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:02 PM EST2018-02-22 04:02:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Brookland School District is preparing for possible parking issues during the basketball 4-A State Tournament that expected to attract more than 10,000 people to the Bearcat Arena.

    The Brookland School District is preparing for possible parking issues during the basketball 4-A State Tournament that expected to attract more than 10,000 people to the Bearcat Arena.

  • Students use app to reduce litter on school campus

    Students use app to reduce litter on school campus

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:02 PM EST2018-02-22 03:02:13 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-22 04:00:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    EAST Lab students at the Westside School District have found a way to track and reduce the litter on their campus simply by using an application. 

    EAST Lab students at the Westside School District have found a way to track and reduce the litter on their campus simply by using an application. 

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