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The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will dig up nearly 12 million cubic yards of coal ash stored at its Gallatin Fossil Plant as part of a lawsuit settlement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), officials with both organizations announced last week.

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Gallatin and the United States Army Corps of Engineers are moving forward with a multi-million-dollar Town Creek flood reduction project that officials say could help reduce property damages along Highway 31E by more than 50 percent.

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Small amounts of petroleum coming out of the ground in multiple locations in the area of Perrolee Street and flowing into Town Creek are believed to have come from a gas station on East Main Street in Gallatin, according to city and state officials who say the leak could have happened decades ago.

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After lengthy discussion and hearty citizen disapproval of stripping the volunteer fire department of funding, the commission voted to table the 2019-2020 fiscal year budget appropriations and to approve a continuation budget at 1:28 a.m. on June 18.

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After two tense, chaotic committee meetings and a 720-signature petition, the potential greenway extension on Upper Station Camp Creek Road is off the table for now, but residents still face the possibility of losing land for an access road the county wants to build for a new sewer system fo…

Sumner County Director of Schools Del Phillips presented the school system’s 2020 fiscal year budget to members of the county’s Education and Budget Committees last week. Both committees unanimously recommended the budget that projects nearly $249 million in revenue and $266 million in expen…

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The only person to survive a string of brutal murders that claimed the lives of eight people in April has been released from the hospital, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI).

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following the hearing Wednesday. “I’ve never seen a case personally… where we have this many victims and every one of them are brutally murdered.”

The parents of five Shafer Middle School students have been granted orders of protection against one of the school’s teachers amid allegations that the teacher used explicit sexual language and gestures around the students who say they are now afraid of him.

A new 456-unit housing development with a grocery store and additional retail space has been approved in Gallatin with street connections to surrounding neighborhoods despite opposition from area residents.

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House Majority Leader William Lamberth, R-Portland, says he hopes Gov. Bill Lee will call for a special session by the end of June so that the legislative body can move forward following the resignation on Tuesday of House Speaker Glen Casada.

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Michael Cummins, the 25-year-old Westmoreland man police say is responsible for the worst homicide event in Tennessee in at least 20 years, has been linked to an additional eighth murder that occurred last month in northern Sumner County.

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A Gallatin man is being called a hero after police say he rescued a driver whose vehicle caught fire after veering off the road and into a ditch last month.

Sumner County murder suspect Michael Cummins stopped contacting his probation officer just one week before the first of eight murder victims was found brutally killed last month, according to a spokesperson for the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC).

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Michael Cummins, the 25-year-old Westmoreland man police say is responsible for the worst homicide event in Tennessee in at least 20 years, has been linked to an additional eighth murder that occurred last month in northern Sumner County.

Now that all assessment change notices have been mailed to citizens, the next step towards setting the certified property tax rate is the appeals process.