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Eastern Middle TN Shines as a Destination — Part 5: News & Information

Our fifth and final blog in this series focuses on the sources of news and vital information in Eastern Middle Tennessee—yet another reason why our part of the Volunteer State shines as an inviting destination to live, work, and play.

(See Part 1: Natural Wonders here, Part 2: Attractions here, Part 3: Music & Arts here, and Part 4: Shopping & Commerce here.)

In our area—which we’re defining as in or near Wilson County—some of the ways we receive news, updates, and insights about goings-on include the following.

The Tennessean* (Wilson County)
Nashville’s traditional morning daily newspaper, available in print and on the web, includes an online section focused on Wilson County. Of course, the paper also covers all Nashville-area news, entertainment, business, arts, sports, and more.

Chronicle of Mt. Juliet*
 A weekly and online newspaper serving Mt. Juliet and West Wilson County communities for more than 40 years. (For rack sales locations, go here.)

Lebanon Democrat*
Another well-respected newspaper, based in Lebanon and published daily in print and online.

NewsChannel5 (Wilson County News)
The Nashville-based CBS affiliate.

Wilson County Source
A hyper-local portal for news, events, and all things Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, Watertown, and other localities.          

WCTV (Wilson County Television)
Wilson County Television is the county’s Public, Education and Government (PEG) channel. You can watch WCTV on TDS Telecom Channels 7 and 1007, DTC Channels 198 and 498, Charter/Spectrum Channel 198 and AT&T/U-verse Channel 99.

The Nashville-based ABC affiliate.

WSMV-4 (Wilson County)
The Nashville-based NBC affiliate.

The Nashville-based Fox affiliate.

Area Radio Stations Featuring News / Talk Include WANT FM and WCOR AM.

Area News & Info Social Media Accounts
When you’re looking for updates, event details, and other local scoops, hopping on social media can be a fast way to find what you need. As a starting point, here are links to a few of the many helpful Facebook accounts in our area (many of these are linked with their Instagram feeds as well):

Chronicle of Mt. Juliet
City of Lebanon
City of Mt. Juliet
City of Watertown
Lebanon Democrat
Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce
Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce
Mt. Juliet-Wilson County Public Library
Watertown Express
Watertown & East Wilson Chamber of Commerce
Wilson County Emergency Management Agency
Wilson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

And of Course: Rock-Star REALTORS®
You didn’t think we’d leave out the very BEST news about our area, did you? (Hint: you!)

Chartered in 1969, our Association’s 1,300+ REALTORS® are a proud part of the 36,000+ members of Tennessee REALTORS® and of the 1.5 million+ members of NAR, all working to serve the public and protect the rights of America’s property owners. EMTAR members are known not only for their unmatched real estate excellence and high ethical standards, but also for being generous, hospitable, others-focused, loyal, hardworking, and eager to help wherever and whenever help is needed.

All of the aspects we have featured in these blogs represent some of the myriad reasons why we love being part of Eastern Middle Tennessee—and why so many others are discovering what makes this such an inviting place to live and visit.

Thank you for reading Part 5: News & Information. We hope you’ve enjoyed this series. Stay tuned for more EMTAR blog posts coming soon! *Some of these news outlets require a subscription to access certain articles and stories.