News & Notices

Over 350 attend dedication of historic building

For the first time in over 200 years, the Sumner County legislative body convened at the historic Douglass-Clark House on Monday, July 21. The event was attended by over 350 people and included a re-enactment of a County Court meeting from the late 1780s and the introduction of descendants of the Douglass and Clark families. County Executive Anthony Holt dedicated the newly restored historic structure which served as one of Sumner County's earliest courthouses.

To view NewsChannel5's coverage of the evening, click here.

For News Examiner/Star News coverage, click here.

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Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 1-3, 2014

The State of Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. This year's tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m on Friday, August 1 and ends Sunday, August 3 at 11:59 p.m.

Tax-free items include clothing with a price of $100 or less per item, school supplies with a price of $100 or less per item, and computers with a price of $1,500 or less. These items are exempt from state and local sales tax in Tennessee during the holiday.

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Early voting continues through Aug. 2

Early voting for the Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 Sumner County general election, state and federal primaries and a state general election for the retention of statewide judges continues through Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr., Gallatin. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

Additionally, satellite voting will be conducted on seven different days in various locations. Click here to view the complete early voting schedule.

Click here for a sample ballot.

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