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.
Spooky season has arrived, and there are plenty of family-friendly events leading up to Halloween for those who just can’t wait until Oct. 31 to put on a costume and collect some candy. Check out some of these “trunk-or-treats” around Sumner and Robertson counties:
GHOSTS OF GALLATIN PROFILED IN NEW BOOK A recently released book explores the history of hauntings in Gallatin. “Southern Ghost Stories: Ghosts of Gallatin” includes first-hand accounts of hauntings that are said to have occurred at more than 60 properties, mostly centered around the downtown square. “I’d put New Orleans as the most haunted place in the country and I think Gallatin is right up there with it.”
GHS LAUNCHES FIRE EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM A new program at Gallatin High Schools aims to better prepare students for a career as a firefighter once they graduate. The school, in partnership with the Gallatin Fire Department (GFD) and Volunteer State Community College, launched a dual enrollment fire emergency services program this semester.
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CLASSES FOR THE CAREGIVER - DIAGNOSIS AND STAGES OF DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Join Lynn Wood, Certified Dementia Specialist at the Gallatin Public Library for a session geared for those who are caring for someone with challenges related to dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 10/16 and 10/23 from 11am-12:30pm, 615-312-3112