Sumner County leaders are expected to vote on Monday to borrow another $103.6 million in the form of general obligation bonds in order to partially fund a new criminal justice facility as well as supplement previous funding for two new schools north of Long Hollow Pike.
A proposed four-story Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel located off Browns Lane is too tall and should not be approved by city leaders, according to a recommendation from the Gallatin Planning Commission.
A $4,000 annual pay increase for all Sumner County teachers, principals and other certified employees will take effect in January following votes by the Sumner County Commission on Monday and the Sumner County Board of Education on Tuesday.
Another property tax saga concluded on Tuesday, Aug. 20, after a six-hour meeting of budgetary talk and charged, passionate opinions, resulting in a tax rate of $2.262 per $100 of assessed value.
Congressman John Rose wanted to send a message to some of the larger federal regulatory agencies with one of his first co-sponsored bills: don’t forget the businesspeople in smaller rural towns.
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.
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…
Gallatin’s new fire station on Nichols Lane will be fully staffed when it opens next year thanks to a $1.5 million federal grant that will allow the city to hire 15 new firefighters.
Gallatin is exploring restrictions to help prevent demolition of buildings in the city’s historic downtown, but officials say approval hinges on support from property owners in the area.
The Gallatin City Council will have at least one new member in 2019 following the decision by longtime At-Large Councilman Ed Mayberry to not seek re-election later this year.
Gallatin’s new fire marshal continues to explore new programs to keep residents safe while serving as an example that women can be successful too in the male-dominated world of firefighting.
Early voting for the Federal and State Primary and the Sumner County General Election begins Friday, July 13 and continues through Saturday, July 28 at the Sumner County Administration Building, room 112, 355 N. Belvedere Dr. in Gallatin.
In the Unites States House of Representatives District 6 Republican primary, Bob Corlew, Judd Matheny, Christopher Brian Monday, John Rose and Lavern Vivio are vying for the party’s nomination to fill the seat that will be vacated by Congressman Diane Black (R-Gallatin) who announced last ye…
Six of the Sumner County School Board’s 12 seats are on the Sumner County General Election ballot Aug. 2. Of those, only two are contested, District 1 which includes much of Hendersonville, and District 11 representing Westmoreland.
Gov. Haslam and the General Assembly have invested in education during the last eight years, has that been a good investment and should it continue? What do the candidates propose for the next four to eight years?
Implementation of a proposed stormwater utility fee for Gallatin residents and businesses could be delayed until next year in order to give businesses more time to budget for the additional monthly expense.
The Gallatin Police Department canine officers Austin McCurry and Jamison Pryor attended the United States Police Canine Association competition in Nashville recently and competed with 23 other teams. Officer McCurry and Tango placed 2nd in evidence search while Officer Pryor and Battle plac…
A plan for a new 590-unit housing development along Big Station Camp Boulevard has been narrowly recommended for approval by the Gallatin Planning Commission.
Sumner County’s court buildings are “extremely inefficient” while the existing courthouse is “dangerous,” according to the head of a South Carolina-based judicial planning firm hired to study the facilities.
A flash fire that injured 17 students and a teacher in a Merrol Hyde Magnet School chemistry lab last week was caused by a mixture of boric acid and ethyl alcohol, according to Hendersonville Fire Chief Scotty Bush.
Political mailers sent by a political action committee calling themselves Sumner GOP have drawn the attention of Sumner County District Attorney General Ray Whitley.