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.
SUMNER MASK MANDATE REINSTATED GALLATIN NEWS - Sumner County Mayor Anthony Holt reinstated a countywide mask mandate citing a “substantial increase in the number of active Covid-19 cases” locally. The order became effective Saturday, Oct. 24 until Oct. 30. The decision, according to Holt, was made at the urging of local hospital administrators, health professionals and the county’s health department in an effort to “protect the health and well-being of our citizens and to preserve our economy.”
GALLATIN NEWS- A recent report from RTI International found that since 2011, the social media giant has given more than 570 grants and more than $7.4 million to communities where its data centers are located. According to the report, the company provided more than 300 grants to local organizations between 2017 and 2019. The majority of the investments went to support nonprofits and public education systems.
SIGN UP YOUR GROUP TO CLEAN UP A PARK IN GALLATIN
Cleanup Competition Nov 1- 30. Schedule your own group cleanup from a list of predesignated parks and public spaces to compete for prizes and social media recognition. Call 615-451-5909 to sign up your group or be paired with one today!
GALLATIN FAMILY SPENDS QUARANTINE MAKING DECORATIONS FOR SPOOKY DISPLAY GALLATIN NEWS - While quarantining earlier this year, Renata Harper and her daughter Dahlia built much of what is now on display outside their home at 813 Harris Dr. The display features different scenes that include Pennywise from “It,” Bozo, Twisty from “American Horror Story,” Ronald McDonald and Michael Myers. The family says they plan to give out candy to trick-or-treaters on Oct. 31. They also hope to make the display a walk-through event in future years.
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264-UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX PLANNED ON TULIP POPLAR GALLATIN NEWS - Developers are seeking approval of an amended preliminary master development plan for Vintage Baker’s Crossing that would include 11 three-story buildings with a total of 264 apartment units on 29.8 acres located between Belvedere Drive and Nashville Pike across from the Hilton Garden Inn, according to plans submitted to the city’s planning department. The Gallatin Planning Commission meeting will be held virtually on Monday, Oct. 26 beginning at 5 p.m. A link to view the meeting live on Zoom will be posted on the city’s website at www.gallatintn.gov prior to the start of the meeting.