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.
GALLATIN COMPANY SERVPRO COMPLETES 10,000 CORONAVIRUS DEEP CLEANS IN LAST 90 DAYS Servpro, based in Gallatin, Tennessee, is majority owned by the Blackstone Group and runs franchised cleaning businesses across the US and Canada. The company, which had sales of about $3 billion last year, figures biohazard cleaning – such as sanitizing a cruise ship after an outbreak of illness – constituted only about 5% of its business then, or $150 million. Sooker said he expects COVID-19-related cleaning alone to bring in at least $250 million to $300 million this year.
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Lucy Blaylock is on a mission to comfort kids going through difficult times, one blanket at a time. The 11-year-old learned to sew three years ago when she made a quilt for a friend's birthday. After the party she asked her mom if they could put together a blanket giveaway for children in need. She posted on social media and received 16 messages from parents of kids battling cancer, autism, bullies, and a move to a new city.
AP NEWS - Earlier this week, as Tennessee registered what then was its highest single-day coronavirus case increase, Gov. Bill Lee held a news conference and issued a stern response. It wasn’t a mandate to wear masks in public or clamp down on businesses or social gatherings. Instead, it was a plea for residents to do the right thing. “When we have people dying in this state as a result of this virus, we should be taking personal responsibility for this,” the Republican governor said.
GALLATIN HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING FOR 25-YEAR PLAN
WATCH IT HERE Join Mayor Brown, city leaders, and other members of the public at this special workshop to learn more about how Gallatin's growth is affecting quality of life. The event will provide an opportunity for you to share ideas for how we can make sure everyone benefits as the city continues to change.
NEWSCHANNEL 5 - The City of Gallatin is looking for people to fill jobs that require little or no experience or training. Many of the positions are entry-level and do not offer benefits, but officials say they can be a starting point for full-time positions that offer career training as well as medical and retirement benefits.