News

There's lots going in Gallatin - and people take notice. There's also news that pops up that might have an impact on Gallatin, our county or the region. We'll try our best to keep you updated here, but if you're looking for something and you don't see it here, give us a shout!
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Voting has ended...Now we wait...

...In the meantime, Reader's Digest has written an article about why Gallatin is in the top 10 #NicestPlaceInAmerica. 
"A saying goes, 'When something terrible happens, it's how you react to it that really determines who you are.' That couldn't be truer for the people of Gallatin, Tennessee..."

Merrol Hyde Magnet School Top 2 in Middle TN* - and Top 1% of all high schools in the U.S.^


MHMS: average ACT composite score is 29
Students scoring 21 or higher on ACT is 98.3%
100% graduation rate

*Nashville Business Journal
^U.S News & World Report
Gallatin 2017 blue pencil award
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Gallatin Receives National Recognition for New Brand Print


The City of Gallatin was awarded 2nd place for a branding campaign by the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) during an awards ceremony last week in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Read the brand narrative and see how we're using it in new ads.

Other News:

$41.7 capital expenditure - 500 new jobs


Why Beretta Chose Gallatin

CEO of the nearly 500-year-old family-owned company explains Beretta's decision to move its only U.S. manufacturing facility to Tennessee and Gallatin. 
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First in the Nation

Tennessee is the first state in the nation to offer free tuition for all community college students. The New York Times takes notice.
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Gallatin EDA Receives Site Grant

Tennessee ECD Commissioner Bobby Rolfe awards the Gallatin EDA a $145,000 industrial site development grant.
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National Headquarters Moves to Gallatin

Axem Distributing, which makes parts for firearms, moves its national headquarters and all manufacturing to Gallatin.

Gallatin Welcomes Welch College

One of the nation's top-rated small colleges moves its entire campus to Gallatin. Welch College, a 4-year residential college, adds to the city's higher ed options. The campus is now open and graduating its first class after the move.

What's in a Name?

Economic development benefits from having a brandprint - it puts Gallatin's message in the forefront of site selectors, business leaders, and potential workforce.