News & Notices

Early voting is April 16-May 1

Early voting for the May 6 primary runs April 16-May 1 at the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr. in Gallatin. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the two Saturdays.

To view a sample ballot, click here.

Early voting will also be conducted at satellite sites throughout the county. For the complete early voting schedule, click here.

Candidates, committees and campaign workers are reminded that the campaign sign policy for early voting at the Administration Building has been updated. Click here for a copy of this policy.

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Leadership Sumner partners with Drug Court

Members of Leadership Sumner, the personal development program designed to educate potential and active community leaders, have pledged to raise funds for the Sumner County Drug Court so it can continue to provide services to individuals convicted of drug- and alcohol-related crimes.

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Sumner third healthiest county in state

Sumner County is the third healthiest of Tennessee's 95 counties, according to a new report.

Only Williamson and Rutherford counties rank higher than Sumner in the Health Outcomes category, which represents how healthy a county is. Sumner ranks fifth of 95 in the Health Factors category, which represents what influences the health of the county.

"It is rewarding that Sumner County ranks so highly in this report," said County Executive Anthony Holt. "We pride ourselves on our quality of life here in Sumner County and these health rankings reinforce our commitment to healthier lifestyles."

The 2013 County Health Rankings rely on a comprehensive set of data and analysis that allows counties to see what it is that is making residents sick or healthy, and how they compare to other counties in the same state.

This is the fourth year of the Rankings, published online at www.countyhealthrankings.org by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

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