Kelly Fisher, The Tennessean

Kelly Fisher

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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  • The Leaf-Chronicle
  • North Jersey News
  • USA TODAY
  • The Courier-Journal
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Recent articles by Kelly:

Audit: Resigned Hendersonville codes director took too much time off. How did it happen?

The audit raised questions about how much time off the former city codes director took, and whether he properly documented it. → Read More

Study ranks top 10 Tennessee counties for best places for employee benefits. Here's how they ranked:

Several Middle Tennessee counties have topped the list of best places for employee benefits in the state, a recent study shows. → Read More

Some Hendersonville residents have reported trash collection issues. But are the problems normal?

Though some city officials err on the side of penalizing the vendor for those problems, others have said the problems are normal, and that the company is doing everything in its power to resolve the issues. → Read More

Police catch fleeing suspects after chase through Sumner Co.

Sumner County officers apprehended a duo after they evaded arrest from Hendersonville to Portland. → Read More

Sumner grand jury indicts Jordan, Martin in connection with Hendersonville officer's death

Sumner County Grand Jurors indicted the two Nashville men charged in connection with a Hendersonville Police officer’s death. → Read More

Cheatham School District to negotiate Bearwallow land sale; moves bus garage relocation forward

The Cheatham County School District is negotiating a sale of a Bearwallow Road property it's owned since the late 1990s. The school board also voted to move forward with the bus garage relocation, which was previously considered at the Bearwallow site. → Read More

Cheatham Grand Jury to weigh case against Ashland City man accused of shooting minors with pellet gun

The Cheatham County Grand Jury will consider whether to indict an Ashland City man charged with shooting at minors with a pellet gun, including injuring an 11-year-old. → Read More

TVA seeks public's help as officials consider relocating 40-50 graves at Gallatin Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking the public’s help as officials consider relocating “40 to 50” grave sites on the Gallatin Fossil Plant property to expand a landfill, per an agreement with the state reached in June. → Read More

Cheatham Schools to close for illnesses again Thursday, Friday

Cheatham County Schools will close through the remainder of the week due to illnesses, the district announced Wednesday. → Read More

Braxton Lee Homestead Foundation changes course, continues fundraising with new goal

Rather than raise the funds to purchase the entire property from the Braxton Lee Investor Group, the not-for-profit foundation will continue its efforts “to firstly purchase the Braxton Lee House and its .7 acre,” the foundation announced in a press release Wednesday. → Read More

Cheatham County schools to close Monday due to illness

The Cheatham County School District will close Monday due to illness, and officials are encouraging parents to take time to clean their children's personal items. → Read More

Commission appoints candidate to fill Cheatham Co. School Board vacancy

John Patrick will fill the Cheatham County School Board vacancy for the remainder of its term, commissioners voted Monday. → Read More

Hendersonville supports Bristol family, allows officers to attend law enforcement memorial in D.C.

Hendersonville city officials have set aside $25,000 that will benefit fallen Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol’s family and pay for members of the Hendersonville Police Department to attend the National Law Enforcement Police Memorial Service in Washington D.C. → Read More

Cheatham Schools hosts second State of the District, announces 'Cheatham Advantage' program with local businesses

Cheatham County Schools hosted its second State of the District breakfast this week, updating elected officials and community stakeholders on its accomplishments and challenges of the past year as well as plans moving forward. → Read More

Hendersonville BOMA takes 'first step' in establishing Fire Station 7

Hendersonville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen took “the first step” in establishing a new fire hall, servicing an area where officials say response time could be as high as 10 minutes. → Read More

3 charged after window tint violation leads to Hendersonville Police officer getting dragged by car

The driver, Londrea Gordon, 22, has since admitted her involvement to investigators, according to one of the affidavits filed in Sumner County. → Read More

Witnesses take stand, bond lowered as Bristol case heads to Sumner Grand Jury

Two Nashville men charged in connection with a Hendersonville Police Officer's death had their cases bound over to the Sumner County Grand Jury after a preliminary hearing Thursday. → Read More

Trial in Cheatham Co. against former corrections officer in 2016 Taser incident continued to July

Former Cheatham County corrections officer Mark Bryant was slated to go to trial Jan. 22, but a judge agreed to continue the jury trial to July. → Read More

Hendersonville names road after late country music legend Conway Twitty

Country music legend Conway Twitty was “an avid supporter of Hendersonville’s parks system," even sponsoring a softball tournament for many years → Read More

Property taxes, growth and projects: What to know about the State of White House, TN

City Administrator Gerald Herman updated the White House Area Chamber of Commerce on the state of the city. Here are some of the takeaways from the presentation: → Read More