News & Notices

County offices will be closed Good Friday

Sumner County government offices will be closed Friday, April 18, 2014 in observance of Good Friday.

The exception is the Election Office at the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr. in Gallatin, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for early voting in the May 6 primary.

Government offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, April 21.

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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.

Click here to watch the NewsChannel 5 report.

Click here to read the article in the News Examiner.


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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 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

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Historic house featured on television

The upcoming renovation of the historic Douglass-Clark House was featured recently on NewsChannel 5. The structure, which was used as one of Sumner County's earliest courthouses, is located off Long Hollow Pike and is a trailhead for the Station Camp Greenway.

Click here to view the segment by reporter Marcus Washington.

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License plate commemorates Civil War

Join Tennessee's commemoration of the Civil War by ordering the official Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial License Plate.

The specialty plate fee ($35) is free to the first 1,000 people who sign up. One thousand orders are needed before the state will produce this specialty plate. Proceeds will support Civil War battlefield preservation and the Tennessee Civil War Trails Program. Currently, 12 Civil War Trails Program markers are in place in Sumner County, with more planned for the near future. Click here for more information on the Civil War Trails Program.

Trusted Choice Agents of Insurors of Tennessee has generously offered to pay for the first 1,000 orders.

Click here for an order form.

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Holiday schedule

Sumner County government offices will be closed Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

For a list of 2013 government office holiday closures, click here.

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TDOT approves additional safety measures

As a result of a unanimous request from the Sumner County Commission, the Tennessee Department of Transportation has agreed to implement additional safety measures on a portion of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Boulevard (State Route 386).

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Tax Sale scheduled

Chancery Court has scheduled the next sale of properties for unpaid delinquent taxes for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.  Additional information will be posted on the Sumner County website as it becomes available. Check back for details.

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Upcoming Closures for Government Offices

Sumner County government offices will be closed:

  • Friday, April 6, 2012 in observance of Good Friday
  • Monday, May 28, 2012 for the Memorial Day holiday


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