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Less than a month after receiving a unanimous recommendation from the city’s planning commission, Hendersonville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted down last week a request to rezone property on East Main Street that would have allowed for a second Firestone Tire Center.

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Sumner County is one step closer to a partnership with Air Methods Corp. and Vanderbilt LifeFlight that would construct an aeromedical evacuation base on the emergency services campus on Airport Road in Gallatin.

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A Gallatin woman has been charged by Hendersonville police with stealing $35,000 worth of jewelry from a woman she was babysitting for, according to a police affidavit filed in Sumner County General Sessions Court.

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Of the countless murder trials Sumner County District Attorney Ray Whitley has prosecuted during the last 39 years, only five have involved the death penalty.

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The Sumner County District Attorney’s office dropped charges on Monday against a Gallatin man accused of DUI a week after a judge ordered the county’s main DUI prosecutor off the case citing “vindictiveness in prosecution.”

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A Nashville man who fled Hendersonville police after an officer tried to stop him for a suspected window tint violation faces several charges including evading arrest and possession of a schedule II drug with intent to sell.

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A $4,000 annual pay increase for all Sumner County teachers, principals and other certified employees will take effect in January following votes by the Sumner County Commission on Monday and the Sumner County Board of Education on Tuesday.

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Another property tax saga concluded on Tuesday, Aug. 20, after a six-hour meeting of budgetary talk and charged, passionate opinions, resulting in a tax rate of $2.262 per $100 of assessed value.

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Hendersonville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted on first reading on Tuesday to raise the amount of property taxes residents are paying while also eliminating an annual trash fee.

Congressman John Rose wanted to send a message to some of the larger federal regulatory agencies with one of his first co-sponsored bills: don’t forget the businesspeople in smaller rural towns.

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A young father who was struck by a car after pulling over on the side of Vietnam Veterans Boulevard on July 27 may have been hit by a distracted driver, Hendersonville police confirmed earlier this week.