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Like most of America, Tennessee’s metropolitan areas have prospered during the last eight years, while the rural areas have lagged in almost every measure. The state has 19 of its 95 counties classified as “distressed.”  What can and should we do to give every Tennessean a chance to succeed?

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Sumner County’s court buildings are “extremely inefficient” while the existing courthouse is “dangerous,” according to the head of a South Carolina-based judicial planning firm hired to study the facilities.

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Political mailers sent by a political action committee calling themselves Sumner GOP have drawn the attention of Sumner County District Attorney General Ray Whitley.

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Property values in Hendersonville are up 18 percent over three years, Hendersonville Mayor Jamie Clary told those who attended the annual State of the City address Tuesday.

Hendersonville Mayor Jamie Clary’s $51.7 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year is a balanced one that includes raises and step increases for city employees, $1.6 million for supplemental paving and few new positions – including no new police officers or firefighters.

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A campaign mailer stating that a county commission candidate likens children to lab monkeys was paid for by Sumner GOP - but not the Sumner GOP that comes to mind two weeks before a primary election.

An otherwise routine committee report turned into a tense discussion during Tuesday night’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting when Pat Campbell, who chairs the city’s Capital Projects Committee, asked Mayor Jamie Clary why he has not signed a contract to begin the design and survey work on…

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Hendersonville Mayor Jamie Clary administered the oath of office to newly appointed Alderman Paul Frisbee during the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Tuesday. Frisbee, who was appointed by board members during the March 13 meeting, had been serving as the city’s videographer sin…

Dear Hendersonville and Sumner County District 7 neighbors, I am honored to announce my candidacy to become your County Commissioner.  I dedicate my experience and leadership to you and your interests.  Please know I will not take any donations from special interests such that my vote on cou…

My name is Jordan Banks, and I am excited to serve on the Sumner County Commission in District 9, the Indian Lake Peninsula of Hendersonville.  Those that know me well say I am driven, intelligent, outspoken when necessary, but a quiet and intent listener to those that need my help and atten…

Loren Echols is pleased to announce her candidacy for District 7’s representative on the County Commission. Although she has been a resident of Sumner County for over two decades, this is her first time seeking this office.

In 1999 I moved to Sumner County from my home state of South Carolina and immediately fell in love with what is now my home town. Like you, I have watched as our city and county have undergone a lot of changes. My wife Melissa, known by most as Melissa French Rhodes, owns an insurance agency…

Local community leader Johnny Garrett officially announced today his intentions to run for state representative in the open state house seat in District 45. Bringing jobs and creating a positive economic work environment for job growth, continue the focus on strengthening our education 'syst…