Sumner County Commission poised to scrap county human resources department
Sumner County is poised to dissolve its human resources department and fire its director, one of the latest controversial steps taken by a slate of “constitutional Republicans” elected to local office last year on a platform of ending business-as-usual and limiting public spending. The budget committee of the Sumner County Commission voted last week to […] The post Sumner County Commission poised to scrap county human resources department appeared first on Tennessee Lookout.
The top 10 places people in Simpson County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Simpson County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Sumner County Man Wanted on 8 Active Warrants
Gallatin Police Department needs your assistance in searching for Anthony Prince who has active warrants for 8 counts of Reckless Endangerment, Evading by Motor Vehicle and Driving on Revoked License on file with Sumner County. He was driving the pictured vehicle during the incident bearing TN tag 047BLGF (note the...
WEATHER 5-31-6-1, 2023- Pop Up Season Begins
It’s that time of year where we see 20-30% chance of those “Garden variety pop-up showers and storms”. For those new to middle Tennessee, simply put, if you are on the lake, golfing, in the pool, at the ball game, or fishing, if you hear thunder take cover. Usually, brief downpours and occasionally gusty winds […] The post WEATHER 5-31-6-1, 2023- Pop Up Season Begins appeared first on Sumner County Source.
Know a child who needs a free lunch this summer? Here's where you can find them
Making sure kids don't go hungry is an important piece of summer plans for one group in Middle Tennessee.
New tribute to fallen Hendersonville police officer unveiled on Memorial Day
Local and state leaders announced a portion of Interstate 65 will be named after a fallen Hendersonville police officer.
Avoiding Memorial Day scams
The Sumner County Sheriff's Office and Sumner County School's SRO division have been given a top honor being named among the best in the nation. Motorcyclist killed after crash on I-40 in Dickson …. A 59-year-old man died Saturday evening following a crash on Interstate 40 in Dickson County. Silver...
What to Know About Parking at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Headed out to Cheekwood and want to know about parking? Cheekwood offers onsite parking for free with your ticket purchase. However, during busy days, parking can become a challenge. Cheekwood encourages using rideshare services when possible. If using rideshare services, they ask that you call your ride for pick-up in advance, as it can sometimes […] The post What to Know About Parking at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens appeared first on Sumner County Source.
Sumner County SROs train for active shooter situation
Summer break officially starts Friday for Sumner County students. However, school resource officers are already preparing for next year.
Nashville Symphony to Host Free Community Concerts
The Nashville Symphony has announced dates and programs for their annual Community Concerts, a summer tradition throughout Middle Tennessee. From June 7 through 11, the Orchestra will perform free concerts in local parks and communities in Davidson, Macon, Sumner and Wilson counties. Nashville Symphony Associate Conductor Nathan Aspinall will conduct...
Veteran flying the flag again after the Hatcher Mountain Wildfire
It was a little over a year ago that fire crews were risking their lives during the Hatcher Mountain Fire in Sevier County. Many lost homes including one air force veteran who built his retirement home in the Shagbark community. Veteran flying the flag again after the Hatcher Mountain …
Finance Notes: Area bank acquired by Kentucky peer
Gallatin-based Sumner Bank & Trust is being acquired by Edmonton State Bank of Edmonton, Ky. Sumner Bank & Trust has three branches in Sumner County. Edmonton State Bank operates 15 branches.
'They're opposed to government. But now they are the government.' One county's hard-right shift
GALLATIN (AP) — Shortly after being sworn in last fall, the new majority of the Sumner County Commission in Tennessee acted to update one of its official documents. The new version said county operations would not only be orderly and efficient, but "most importantly reflective of the Judeo-Christian values inherent in the nation's founding."
WEATHER 5-23-2023 A Couple of Pop-Ups
Last chance for rain for a few days and looking at somewhat cooler temps heading into the weekend. For your Close to Home LIVE radar find your county here Today A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight […] The post WEATHER 5-23-2023 A Couple of Pop-Ups appeared first on Sumner County Source.
Depression on the Rise? Unpacking the Mental Health Effects of Sumner County's Right-Wing Shift
This post includes content assisted by AI. In Gallatin, Tennessee, the Sumner County Commission took a hard-right turn after the last election. The newly elected majority under the Sumner County Constitutional Republicans banner quickly updated an official document, vowing county operations would reflect the Judeo-Christian values inherent in the nation's founding, marking a significant change in the local government's operations.
In Sumner County, Tennessee, conservatives take aim at elections
In Sumner County, Tennessee, conservatives take aim at elections. In Sumner County, Tennessee, there is a new majority on the county commission aligned with members of a local Constitutional Republicans group. Fellow Republicans and community members say the new majority is operating outside political norms, inviting lawsuits and jeopardizing county operations including how elections are conducted. (May 21) (AP video: Kristin M. Hall, George Walker IV)
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GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) — Shortly after being sworn in last fall, the new majority of the Sumner County Commission in Tennessee acted to update one of its official documents. The new version said county operations would not only be orderly and efficient, but “most importantly reflective of the Judeo-Christian values inherent in the nation’s founding.”
Tensions in heavily GOP Tenn. county after conservative takeover reflect wider battle over elections
Shortly after being sworn in last fall, the new majority of the Sumner County Commission in Tennessee acted to update one of its official documents. The new version said county operations would not only be orderly and efficient, but “most importantly reflective of the Judeo-Christian values inherent in the nation’s founding.”It was an important moment for the 14 commissioners who had campaigned under the banner of the Sumner County Constitutional Republicans. The group had waged a political war on fellow Republicans in this fast-growing region north of Nashville during a bitter primary a few months before.Since taking control, that...
East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline
Take notice that on May 12, 2023, East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC (East Tennessee) filed a prior notice request for authorization, in accordance with Sections 157.205 and 157.208, of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) regulations under the Natural Gas Act and East Tennessee's blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–412–000, to implement its Ridgetop to Dixon Springs Replacement Project, or Replacement Project. The Replacement Project will allow East Tennessee to reconfigure and replace a segment of 22-inch-diameter pipeline, including the installation of appurtenant facilities, in Sumner County, Tennessee between East Tennessee's Ridgetop and Dixon Springs Compressor Stations. East Tennessee states that the Replacement will have no impact on the certificated design capacity of its system, and that there will be no abandonment or permanent reduction in service to any customer of East Tennessee as a result of the Replacement Project. East Tennessee estimates the cost of the Replacement Project to be approximately $16 million, all as more fully set forth in its request which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection.
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