An energetic small city set in the idyllic countryside only 30 miles north of Nashville, Gallatin offers the rich variety of recreational, educational, and economic activities you’d expect to find in a bigger city. Gallatin boasts high-paying jobs and low taxes, economic health, a thriving arts scene, and a vibrant retail environment make Gallatin a hub for family life.
AGES 75 AND OLDER CALL 866-442-5301 TO SCHEDULE VACCINE
The State of Tennessee has now established a phone number that citizens 75 years of age or older can call for assistance with the scheduling of appointments for the COVID vaccine.
ELVIS WINDOW DISPLAY WINS AWARD FOR STOREFRONT DISPLAY TENNESSEAN - “Elvis is a big part of the holidays at my house,” Mural Artist Bryan Deese said. Sharing his family’s holiday traditions, Deese explained how they bring out the record player just before Thanksgiving every year and listen to their collection of holiday vinyl records. Elvis Presley, he said, is a household favorite. Deese and his youngest son, Henry, 10, worked together on the background portion of the mural using bigger techniques to recreate the famous Starry Night illustration.
CIVIC CENTER INDOOR POOL REPAIRS UNDERWAY GALLATIN NEWS - “We’re still mostly in the exploratory phase right now,” Riley said last week. “They are still digging and determining what needs to be repaired and how they are going to repair it.” So far, Riley said crews have removed the old drain boxes as well as the main drainpipe underneath the deep end of the pool. A portion of the concrete decking that was cracked has also been removed. In addition to replacing the damaged drain boxes and drainpipes, crews will also have to complete some welding work to the gutter system as well as add a new liner to the pool as part of the project.
TDHA - Tennessee will be allocated roughly $458 million from the federal government for COVID-19 Rent Relief. The TN Housing Development Agency will administer the funds.
TDHA is working now to develop a web portal for applicants, establish a call center for application assistance, and prepare an adequate number of staff to review and process thousands of payments to landlords and utility providers. They expect to be operating a program within the next seven weeks.
Potentially eligible residents should visit www.thda.org, to sign up to be notified when the program is available to take their applications for rent relief or they can go directly to the page below. https://thda.org/help-for-renters.../covid-19-rent-relief
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GALLATIN CELEBRATES MLK DAY WITH CAR PROCESSION WSMV-TV - “I would encourage all Americans to unite in peace for the purpose of encouraging and lifting our frontline workers and all of those that still go to work day after day,” Okturia Ross said. Those celebrating in the car procession ceremony heard from Gallatin Mayor Paige Brown and Rev. Dr. Derrick Jackson when they arrived at Gallatin High.
“This event reflects the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King and very importantly pays tribute to the impact he has had on our lives,” Brown said.