Kelly Fisher, The Tennessean

Kelly Fisher

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Kelly:

Gallatin woman charged in hit-and-run that left SUV submerged, toddler 'seriously injured'

Sumner County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gallatin woman Sunday in connection that left an SUV submerged in a pond and a toddler "seriously injured." → Read More

Kentucky Downs searches in Tennessee to staff new Mint Gaming Hall

The Mint Gaming Hall is slated for an early September opening. → Read More

Facebook is coming to Gallatin: Here's how it happened:

State and local officials confirmed Wednesday that the multi-million-dollar data center in Gallatin previously only known publicly as Project Woolhawk is the social media behemoth Facebook, a project years in the making. → Read More

Gallatin nursing home confirms 5 staff members, 1 resident test positive for COVID-19

The Gallatin nursing home that experienced one of the deadliest COVID-19 outbreaks in Tennessee confirmed several more cases in a communication to families this week. → Read More

Dr. Reavis Mitchell, Nashville historian and longtime Fisk University professor, dies at 72

Reavis L. Mitchell Jr., a longtime Fisk University professor, civil rights advocate and former Tennessee Historical Commission chair, died Tuesday. → Read More

Hendersonville alderman draws criticism for 'White Lives Matter' Facebook posts

A Hendersonville alderman is being criticized for sharing “White Lives Matter” posts on social media. → Read More

Graduating in 2020: Middle Tennessee districts celebrate, set guidelines amid COVID-19 pandemic

School districts across Middle Tennessee are holding commencements differently, including outdoor and drive-in ceremonies, and have implemented guidelines to keep students and their attending families safe. → Read More

Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter protests clear Ashland City with no reported injuries, violence

It was a tale of two protests Sunday in Ashland City as dozens gathered on either side of Main Street waving signs, flags and standing by as motorists honked horns and revved engines as a way to lend a voice to the crowds. → Read More

Cheatham school renamed: Ashland City Elementary STEM Academy

The Cheatham County School Board unanimously supported the switch to reflect the school’s newly-earned STEM status. The school is now Ashland City Elementary STEM Academy. → Read More

Hendersonville BOMA unanimously sponsors, passes resolution 'to promote diversity and inclusion'

The resolution, presented by a citizen and sponsored by the entire 13-member board, passed unanimously at the BOMA meeting Tuesday. → Read More

Gallatin City Council opts to move forward with fireworks tradition, no festival amid COVID-19 pandemic

Gallatin City Council members agreed to move forward with a staple Fourth of July tradition despite changes to other festivities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Hendersonville authorities rule fatal house fire accidental

Hendersonville officials have ruled a fatal house fire last month accidental, stemming from a smoldering discarded cigarette in a bucket on a wooden bench. → Read More

'Step up or step aside': Hendersonville officials clash over how to respond to protests

After a Nashville protest turn violent on May 30, a disagreement over whose responsibility is it to call for a curfew in Hendersonville devolved into a back-and-forth email thread, in which an alderman suggested the mayor resign. → Read More

Gallatin commissions local mural artist to begin art installation with Bonnaroo Works Fund grant

“With this grant, we’re breathing new life into our recycling center, and we’re highlighting a program that continues to be an important part of our city services," Gallatin Mayor Paige Brown said. → Read More

Hendersonville police arrest 2 for stealing delivery truck

Hendersonville police apprehended two men who allegedly stole a delivery truck and its cargo Thursday. → Read More

Protesters gather in Gallatin in response to George Floyd's death — and keep it peaceful

More than 100 people participated in the peaceful, grassroots protest on Tuesday in downtown Gallatin. → Read More

Cheatham School District seeks parent, teacher feedback while organizing phased reopening

Director of Schools Cathy Beck and others examined guidelines to present “our best thinking” of what a phased reopening could look like for the school district. → Read More

Hendersonville Citizens Police Academy Association to host golf club fundraiser for local PD

The Hendersonville Citizens Police Academy Association is looking for golfers to participate in a tournament this month to raise funds for local law enforcement. → Read More

Court records reveal details of arrests after Nashville protest Saturday night

Two men have been charged with felonies in the Nashville protest, but many others face misdemeanor charges stemming from the night's events. → Read More

State troopers looking into weekend crash that injured Hendersonville officer

Tennessee Highway Patrol agents are investigating an officer-involved crash in Hendersonville over the weekend. → Read More