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The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Amy:

12-year-old boy with autism missing from Gallatin

Police are looking for a 12-year-old boy with autism, last seen Sunday night at his apartment in Gallatin. → Read More

Transgender student who was kicked out of Baptist college moves back to Nashville, changes name

Two months after Yanna Awtrey was asked to leave Welch College in Gallatin, he's back in Nashville and legally changing his name. → Read More

Hendersonville's search for city administrator could begin sooner than expected

After a close vote, Hendersonville will likely begin the search for a new city administrator earlier than originally planned. → Read More

Now what? Questions arise as Hendersonville's pilot recycling program ends

Landfills, garbage and recycling discussed as Hendersonville's pilot program comes to an end for lack of funding. → Read More

Two women arrested after police chase from Gallatin to Hendersonville charged with possession of heroin

Hendersonville Police arrested two women early Thursday morning after a car chase from Gallatin to Hendersonville on State Road 386. → Read More

Three Gallatin residents found with $65K cash; charged with federal bank robbery after car chase

Three Gallatin residents have been charged with federal bank robbery after robbing the Citizen's Bank of Carthage Tuesday. → Read More

More new condos, homes approved in Gallatin

The Gallatin City Council approved on Tuesday four preliminary master development plans — and these developments are among several others in the works. → Read More

Hendersonville issues burn ban due to dry conditions

The City of Hendersonville has issued a burn ban due to dry conditions, the fire department reported this week. → Read More

Gallatin planning commission to again review new Dollar General plans before final vote

The council introduced a Motion Tuesday to send the plans back to the planning commission after concerns they weren't moving the city forward. → Read More

Sumner County public libraries receive thousands in technology grants from state

$9,303 in grants will be given to Sumner County public libraries for technology purchases. → Read More

After changing the job description, Hendersonville hires new finance director

The Hendersonville Board of Mayor and Aldermen appointed Robert Manning as finance director Tuesday night, despite lingering concerns for how the city handled the hiring process. → Read More

See who's headlining the Hendersonville Hometown Jam

The free concert is slated for Oct. 1 in Drakes Creek Park. → Read More

Vietnam Veterans Blvd. eastbound shut down at Exit 6 due to cargo fire

Drivers headed toward Gallatin on Vietnam Veterans Boulevard may want to seek an alternate route. → Read More

Hendersonville Hometown Jam will celebrate city's 50th anniversary

A free concert at Drakes Creek Park will honor the city of Hendersonville's 50th anniversary. → Read More

Man arrested by Hendersonville Police after crash on Long Hollow Pike

Hendersonville Police have arrested a man after crash on Long Hollow Pike this morning. → Read More

Hendersonville students test drive robotic surgery at TriStar Hendersonville

Hendersonville high school students studying health science, biology and robotics had the opportunity to "test drive" a robotic surgery at TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center recently. → Read More

Faith forum on gun violence in the community to be held at Brentwood United Methodist Church

A forum exploring gun violence in the community and the role of faith in preventing violence will be held at Brentwood United Methodist Church in September. → Read More

Westmoreland police officer charged with assault

A Westmoreland police officer has been charged with assault after a traffic stop allegedly resulted in excessive use of force. → Read More

Disqualified Sumner County prosecutor no longer employed by DA

The Sumner County assistant district attorney Bryna Grant was disqualified by a judge from a DUI case due to vindictive prosecution. Now, she is longer employed with the district attorney's office. → Read More

Judge disqualifies Sumner County assistant district attorney for 'vindictive prosecution' in DUI case

In a recent ruling, a Sumner County judge has disqualified a prosecutor for vindictive prosecution of a DUI case. → Read More