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.
SITE PLAN FOR NEW COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN DOWNTOWN GALLATIN APPROVED GALLATIN NEWS - The approximately 46,400-square-foot predominately brick building will be five stories tall and feature decorative arched windows and columns, according to the plans for the project. It will be built at the corner of East Main Street and South Boyers Avenue next to the Gallatin Public Library and will consolidate all of the county’s courts under one roof once completed.
WSMV NEWS 4 - Preventing mass shootings is the main purpose of this new security device manufactured in Gallatin, now making its debut. Called "The Phantom," this massive containment unit is designed to keep people from entering a school, a bank or a courthouse with any type of gun. "This will stop it, this will lock them inside this device and they're only clear to exit once we've secured the firearm," said Hugh Kirkpatrick with Elite Source Pro.
GHS STUDENTS HOLD FOOD DRIVE FOR CARES For at least 10 years, Gallatin High School has conducted a canned food drive to benefit Gallatin CARES. This year, even with COVID-19, was not an exception. Classes competed with food items and monetary donations. Through the support of the Gallatin community, the CARES Food Pantry has continued to provide food for clients.
CITY ACCEPTING CONTRIBUTIONS FOR WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA GALLATIN NEWS - The City of Gallatin is raising funds to support Wreaths Across America, a national nonprofit event held each year with a goal of laying a wreath on the grave of every American veteran who died serving our country. There will be a local remembrance ceremony held this year at the City Cemetery in Gallatin on Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. There are more than 600 veterans’ graves in the City Cemetery dating back to the Civil War. Call the mayor's office for more info at 615-451-5961
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BUSINESS TURNS HISTORIC GALLATIN HOME 'INSIDE OUT' GALLATIN NEWS - “This building itself is an icon to Gallatin,” co-owner Heather Brigstock said about the space. “What we really wanted to do is take the history, capture that and then push it forward into the future. We not only want to have our business here but make it a place where people came enjoy the grounds, sit outside on a porch swing, drink a cup of coffee and just really have a positive vibe.”