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This is where the Donelson Post Office was housed, and eventually the first bank in Donelson was built on the same property. The store was on the southeast corner of Lebanon Road and Donelson Pike. According to historians, it was owned and operated by Joseph W. Hurt and his wife, the former …

For the 58th-straight year, friends and neighbors of 2200 Lebanon Pike gathered on the Saturday before Christmas for a beloved tradition. 

Pictured is Clover Bottom where Gen. Andrew Jackson raced his horse. In the Clover Bottom area of Donelson back in the day, horse racing was the sport of kings, according to historians. It became the sport in Middle Tennessee around 1804. The Clover Bottom Jockey Club was the main scene of T…

Pictured is Lebanon Road through the center of Donelson in April 1947. On the bottom right was Uncle Hummy Rinaldo’s home with his large garden next door. Old timers say it was a famous tomato patch in Donelson. In 1968, it was the site of Commerce Union Bank. In the now-famous triangle, for…

This old blacksmith and woodworking shop was photographed in the late 1800s. It was where the Donelson Clinic parking lot was on the northeast corner of Lebanon Road and Donelson Pike. Sam Lee Carver Sr. and Morgan Shelton owned the business. Pictured are Jim Newby, helton, and the man holdi…

The James Buchanan House is a historic log house in Donelson. James Buchanan, an early Nashville pioneer and signee of the 1789, built it in circa 1800. It was one of the earliest log homes in the area. The log house still stands open to the public, with its now-extinct ancient-forest Americ…

Tennessee Heritage Day has become a tradition for fourth graders at Donelson Christian Academy. Since its inception in 1994, students participate in a variety of activities that celebrate their Tennessee history. From crafts and games, to singing and dancing, students participate in activiti…

Happy Thanksgiving comes from the tiniest of patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at TriStar Summit Medical Center. The little turkeys will be spend a little more time in the Level III NICU before they go home. The nursing staff brought Thanksgiving to them by creating little turkey …

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Burgeoning communities Donelson, Hermitage and Old Hickory will be a shopping frenzy Nov. 30 as the Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce partnered with Hip Donelson and Wilson Bank & Trust for a shopping nod to local businesses deep-seated in the local biz vibe.