An energetic small city set in the idyllic countryside only 30 miles north of Nashville, Gallatin offers the rich variety of recreational, educational, and economic activities you’d expect to find in a bigger city. Gallatin boasts high-paying jobs and low taxes, economic health, a thriving arts scene, and a vibrant retail environment make Gallatin a hub for family life.
HARTSVILLE PIKE SUBDIVISION RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL WITH FEWER HOMES GALLATIN NEWS - Tennessee Construction Associates had originally been looking to build 204 homes on the 44.79-acre property located just west of the Sunnymeade subdivision near Airport Road. However, the total number of units was reduced after several commissioners said they had an issue with the overall density of the project.
GALLATIN NEWS - “There was so much rain in the spring and nobody knew that water had gotten up under (the pool) from outside and from some of the hairline cracks, so when we drained it, we heard it move,” Brown said. “That busted some pipes going from the drains in the deep end and it cracked the drains in the bottom of the pool.”
GALLATIN NEWS - Overall consumer spending in Sumner County increased during the first five months of 2020 despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, however local officials say not all businesses are benefitting from the growth. Net sales tax collections countywide topped $23.45 million through May – 5.2 percent more than during the same time period last year, according to the most recent data from the Tennessee Department of Revenue.
SUMNER REGIONAL FACES "SEVERE' BLOOD SHORTAGE DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK REDCROSS.ORG - Blood donation is a safe process and is much needed as the Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage during the COVID-19 outbreak. We have several upcoming Blood Drives at Sumner Regional Medical Center AND Sumner Station. Visit redcrossblood.org to learn about the Red Cross’s enhanced safety protocols, regulations and blood donation needs and to make an appointment.
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SUMNER DAR PRESENTS GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD PROGRAM GALLATIN NEWS - The General Jethro Sumner Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently announced the winners of the DAR Good Citizenship Award Program. This program is intended to recognize and reward the qualities of good citizenship represented by seniors in Sumner County high schools.