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Red and pink hearts displayed in stores starting in January (or earlier) remind us that February is noted for Valentine’s Day, but this month is also known for American Heart Month.  

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A Castalian Springs teenager with autism who wanted to share a soda with a police officer was instead surprised by more than a dozen local and state law enforcement officers for lunch last week.

Editor’s Note: The recent purchase by the City of Gallatin of the remaining acres of the historic Langley Hall property on Coles Ferry Road along with the approach of Valentine's Day have reminded this writer of the unlikely love story that spawned the writing of The Lost World of Langley Ha…

Lillian Carter of Gallatin was presented with a certificate of special congressional recognition by U.S. Rep. John Rose on her 100th birthday Jan. 22.

Sumner Regional Medical Center welcomed its first baby of the decade on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Levi was born at 1:55 p.m. at Sumner Regional to mother Hailie of Macon County. Levi weighed in at 6 lbs. 14 oz.

Don’t forget to treat your pets during the holidays! The City of Gallatin knows people love their pets. This month’s collectible recipe card promoting the 2020 U.S. Census includes a dog treat recipe and pictures of some of our four-legged friends snapped at events in Gallatin including fest…

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Colored lights, blaring horns and the cheers of an excited crowd. That’s how the annual Christmas 4 Kids shopping spree began at the Hendersonville Walmart Super Center on Dec. 17. Beginning with a dinner and entertainment at the Gallatin Civic Center earlier in the day, the event brought 40…

Santa made a quick stop at the Gallatin Public Library recently. Children of all ages enjoyed visiting with Santa, and crafts, and refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. Check out the Gallatin Public Library’s Facebook page for more activities.

Bill Kemp, county court clerk for Sumner County, celebrated his 58th birthday on Monday, Dec. 16.

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The annual Shop with a Cop event was held at the Walmart Supercenter in Gallatin on Dec. 7. During the event, local children were paired with volunteers from the Gallatin Police and Fire Departments, the Sumner County Sheriff’s Department and other public safety agencies in order to conduct …

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The Gallatin Parks Department and Chamber of Commerce hosted a groundbreaking ceremony last week for the Miracle Park at Triple Creek Park. It will be an all-inclusive facility that is accessible to all children and adults.

Volunteer State Community College students will celebrate the season with two nights of Christmas favorites. “Christmas Past and Present” will feature several groups from the Performing Arts Department: the Commercial Music Ensemble, the Jazz Music Ensemble, and the Vol State Showstoppers. 

Gallatin has a tradition of celebrating and supporting American handmade crafts at this premier event at the Gallatin Civic Center every year for over the past 35 years.