News & Notices

Administration Building OPEN Friday, February 20, 2015

 The County Administration Building, Courts and their offices, all Library locations and County Health Departments will be OPEN, Friday, February 20, 2015. 

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County Admin. Building Closing at 1 p.m. today, CLOSED Thursday

 The Sumner County Administration Building and County Health Departments will be closing today, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 1 p.m. The Admin. Building will be CLOSED, Thursday, February 19, 2015. All Courts as well as thier offices, all Library locations (with the exclusion of Portland) and County Health Departments will be CLOSED, Thursday, February 19, 2015.  Please be safe and use discretion when traveling. 

Portland Library Schedule:
Thursday, February 19, 2015: 10 am - 5 pm
Friday, February 20, 2015: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday, February 21, 2015: 10 am - 2 pm 

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Sumner County Courts and Libraries CLOSED Wednesday, Judicial Forum CANCELLED

 The Sumner County Courts including: Circuit, Chancery, General Sessions, Criminal and Juvenile, as well as the Circuit Court Clerk's Office and the Gallatin Library is CLOSED Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Also, the Judicial Forum that is scheduled for tonight at 6 pm is CANCELLED. The Judicial Forum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the County Administration Building. 

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County Administration Building OPEN Wednesday

The County Administration Building, Courts, all Library locations and Circuit Court Clerk's Office WILL BE OPEN Wednesday, February 18. 2015. Please use discretion and care when traveling. 

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Administration Building and Courts All CLOSED Tuesday

The Sumner County Administration Building, Sumner County Courts, County Libraries (all locations) and the Circuit Court Clerk's Office WILL BE CLOSED tomorrow, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 due to inclement weather. 

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Administration Building Will Be Closed in Observance of President's Day

 The County Administration Building will be closed on Monday, February, 16, 2015 in observance of President's Day. All offices will re-open on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 8 am. 

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Re-enactment brings history to life

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.

For coverage by the Portland Leader, click here.

Click here to watch the reenactment on Hendersonville Online.

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

For News Examiner/Star News coverage, click here.

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Sumner retains health ranking

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

Only Williamson and Knox counties rank higher than Sumner in the Health Factors category, which represents what influences the health of a county. Sumner ranks fourth in the Health Outcomes category, which represents how healthy a county is.The 2014 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 fifth year of the rankings, published online at by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

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