The public is invited to the grand opening of the Sumner County Emergency Services building, 255 Airport Road in Gallatin, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2013. The ribbon-cutting is at 5 p.m.
The facility now provides centralized headquarters for the Sumner County Emergency Management Agency, Sumner County Emergency Medical Services, and E-911 Sumner County Emergency Communications.
CLICK HERE to view the NewsChannel5 story previewing the new facility.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 240 will conduct the annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013. The event takes place at Veterans Park, adjacent to the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr., Gallatin. The public is invited to attend.
The program will include a POW/MIA ceremony, Gold Star Family recognition, a rifle salute, the playing of Taps, Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver singing the National Anthem, and keynote speaker Fred Tucker, former Tennessee Commissioner of Veterans Affairs.
Sumner County government offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.