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With overdose deaths among the nation’s high school students up a staggering 133 percent in just two years, Sumner County Sheriff Sonny Weatherford told the county’s Education Committee last week he’d like to see each county school equipped with emergency Narcan boxes.

Over the past 20 years, Gallatin has experienced tremendous growth in restaurants and dining options. Across the city, numerous eateries have sprung up offering a variety of palate-pleasing cuisines to hungry customers.


Philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt said, “Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world; entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.” The new “Sound and Vision” exhibit at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum shows how culture and entertainment technology have shaped life throughout history in Dickson County and beyond.

Throughout history, it was a common practice of conquerors, when subduing peoples in their autochthonous lands, to demoralize their new subjects by deporting them from their land and preventing them from speaking their indigenous language and practicing their native customs. Whole races were forgotten for centuries until archaeologists gave them back their voices.

Now in its 14th year, Radical Mission hosted Warm Souls, an annual Christmas Eve event that provides warm meals, clothing, gifts, haircuts, portraits and more to people in the community who are in need of a little help during the holidays.

Every year, as the holiday season draws to a close, many people follow the time-honored tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. Quite often, these resolutions include the desire and commitment to lose weight and to improve overall fitness in the coming year.

Blue Angels pilots U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Thomas Zimmerman and Lt. Commander Brian Vaught landed their performance aircraft at Smyrna Airport recently to conduct advance planning for the Great Tennessee Air Show, scheduled for June 10-11, 2023.

The second class of recruits for Clarksville Fire Rescue is more than halfway through its 15-weeks of arduous training required, part of which requires the recruits to learn how to rescue victims as they enter burning structures, facing the thick smoke, and suffocating heat.