Today is Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Will shoppers wine or whine in local grocery stores? Will shoppers wine or whine in local grocery stores?

Will shoppers wine or whine in local grocery stores?

Voters will decide Nov. 4

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  • Will shoppers wine or whine in local grocery stores? Will shoppers wine or whine in local grocery stores?

    Will shoppers wine or whine in local grocery stores?

    Voters will decide Nov. 4

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  • Harvest Moon Soiree raises $37,000 for student scholarships at Vol State Harvest Moon Soiree raises $37,000 for student scholarships at Vol State

    President Ambassador and scholarship recipient Virginia White said her life has been changed at the Volunteer State Community College Foundation's ninth annual Harvest Moon Soiree because of her scholarship to the college. She spoke of overcoming immigration and citizenship issues, and also financial difficulties, to pursue a college degree. She said that her full-tuition scholarship to Vol State allowed her to reduce hours in her part-time jobs, and focus on her academic work.

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  • GHS presents 'Chaos in Camelot' Sept. 18 GHS presents 'Chaos in Camelot' Sept. 18 Read More »
  • Congratulations, Brownie! Congratulations, Brownie!

    If you need something for your farm, chances are you stop and see Brownie.

    Brownie Lemons has been the go-to man at Sumner Farmers Co-op for 50 years.

    Lemons, 74, said he loves seeing his customers and co-workers everyday.

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  • Music with Miss Shannon creates big buzz Music with Miss Shannon creates big buzz

    There's a lot of singing, a little bit of dancing, jumping and even swimming.

    "Go swimming in the bottom of the ocean" is one popular song nearly 30 kids sang and danced to Tuesday at the Gallatin Public Library.

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General News

Blasting scheduled as part of new landfill at TVA Gallatin Plant

Blasting scheduled as part of new landfill at TVA Gallatin Plant

TVA will initiate test blasting the week of Sept. 29 for approximately 2 weeks. Production blasting is scheduled for mid-October through November and March-April 2015. There will be only one blast per day, between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. However, blast times may be delayed/rescheduled for later in the day due to inclement weather or equipment maintenance/repairs.

Police looking for a rape suspect

Police looking for a rape suspect

Gallatin Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection to the rape of a 12-year-old victim that occurred in the early today. The suspect sexually assaulted the victim while the mother was temporarily away from home and the suspect was home with the victim and several other children who were asleep. The suspect, Jose Ruben Salinas-Rangel, is the boyfriend of the victim's mother.

City seeks to makeover old health dept building

Gallatin is pursuing plans to renovate the old health department building on South Water Avenue for the police department's detective division. The city wants to act as a contractor on the renovation with subcontractors bidding on the available jobs, and to have Lyndon Satterfield, who handles maintenance on government buildings, to act as a superintendent.

State nixes request to roll back Sumner home appraisals

The Tennessee State Board of Equalization today declined to roll back the values of 25,000 Sumner County properties; voting instead to send all property values changed between May 5 and May 20 through an informal process, back to the Sumner County Board of Equalization for review.

If the local board decides to change those home values back to the original values assessed earlier this year through a mandated reappraisal, homeowners will have the chance for a second appeal if they believe the values are inaccurate.

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Sports

Mason runs to Gallatin first win

Mason runs to Gallatin first win

In the early stages of the 2014 season, the injury bug has bitten the Green Wave football team. With losses at several key positions, it was easy to see why the Green and Gold were still searching for their first win three weeks into the season.

Anderton paves way for first Bison win of season

Anderton paves way for first Bison win of season

After stumbling in their first two contests, the Station Camp Bison were able to get back on track Friday night in their season home-opener against Antioch. The Bison rode a quick start in the first quarter, withstood a lack-luster second period, and manufactured a solid second half performance to pick up their first win of the season, 34-14.

"It is good to get that first win under your belt," Station Camp Head Coach Shaun Hollinsworth said. "It is tough coming out of the gates playing two of the top teams in our district. I knew that we needed this win to get our season kick-started."

Lady Knights down the Bison; Lycans earns hat trick

Lady Knights down the Bison; Lycans earns hat trick

While the Station Camp Lady Bison and Pope John Paul II Knights soccer teams don't typically meet on the field, the two Sumner County schools did just that last Friday afternoon as part of the Ladies Tournament Championship. In a game that was moved up to 4:15 to allow time for members of both teams to attend that evening's football games, the Lady Knights came out on top, 5-0.

Stewart leads Wave in shutout win

Stewart leads Wave in shutout win

The Shafer Middle School team returned two interceptions for touchdowns and scored twice on one-play offensive possessions Tuesday night in a 44-0 rout of visiting Portland East Middle School. The Green Wave defense held the Panthers to 57 yards rushing on 27 carries and a total of 82 (combined passing and running) yards on the night.




 

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