News & Notices

Walk Across Sumner registration now open

The Sumner County Health Committee is planning the 4th Annual Walk Across Sumner campaign (Sept. 6-Oct.4, 2014). Walk Across Sumner is a county-wide plan that includes a four-week walking program (complete with a kick-off event and a closing celebration). Participants in the Walk Across Sumner program are encouraged to walk 34.5 miles (the distance across Sumner County - corner to corner) either in their own neighborhoods or by hitting local greenways and walking trails at parks throughout the county.
There were over 1,400 participants in the 2013 event and nearly $5,000 was raised for elementary school physical education programs across the country.  Last year’s project brought people from the entire county together to get moving and get fit.


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Duffle bags needed for foster kids

The Sumner County Juvenile Court is collecting duffle bags this month for children in foster care. Duffle bags, new or gently used, will be given to each child who enters the foster care system.

Duffle bags can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Juvenile Court, 225 E. Main St. in Gallatin. For more information, call Juvenile Court programs coordinator Tammy Kellogg at 451-6035.

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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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