Gallatin is pursuing plans to renovate the old health department building on South Water Avenue for the police department's detective division. The city wants to act as a contractor on the renovation with subcontractors bidding on the available jobs, and to have Lyndon Satterfield, who handles maintenance on government buildings, to act as a superintendent.
The Tennessee State Board of Equalization today declined to roll back the values of 25,000 Sumner County properties; voting instead to send all property values changed between May 5 and May 20 through an informal process, back to the Sumner County Board of Equalization for review.
If the local board decides to change those home values back to the original values assessed earlier this year through a mandated reappraisal, homeowners will have the chance for a second appeal if they believe the values are inaccurate.
Trio bilked more than 125 investors
Terry Kretz, 61, of Gallatin, Tenn. and the former CEO of Hanover Corporation, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Todd J. Campbell to 168 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for orchestrating an $18 million Ponzi scheme, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. Judge Campbell also ordered Kretz to pay $14,784,983.75 in restititution.
Gallatin High School Assistant Football Coach Keith Duggin was arrested yesterday for the statutory rape of a 17-year-old former student, according to the Gallatin Police Department. Gallatin police arrested Duggin, 28, Wednesday for the statutory rape of the minor, according to a press release from the GPD.
Every coach seeks a signature win. Sometimes it comes in a title game. Other times it comes at the end of a long season. For Springfield Head Coach Dustin Wilson, it came in the form of his season home opener in Week One against the Gallatin Green Wave. Host Springfield beat Gallatin for the first time in 33 years on Friday night, 17-14.
The Station Camp High School Volleyball team has only one senior on its roster, and it showed in their Tuesday afternoon District 9-AAA contest against a seasoned Beech team. The Lady Buccaneers came out on top in the highly contested bout, 26-24, 27-25, 22-25 and 25-18.
Two of Sumner County's finest ushered in a new era of Tennessee football Sunday night in front a packed house of 102,455 and among thousands of "brick by brick" hopefuls in a 38-7 season opener win over Utah State.
Last weekend, the Gallatin High School Green Wave Cheer Team hosted its annual cheer clinic for participants in kindergarten through sixth grade.