Posts By: Chris Norman

Landon Mathis files petition to seek second term, eight pick up papers to run for Burns commission

Burns Mayor Landon Mathis and all four incumbent commissioners have started the process of qualifying for re-election on the Nov. 4 ballot. One other candidate has picked up a petition for the mayor’s race and four other candidates have papers to run for the two-year terms on the Burns Board of Commissioners. According to the… Read more »

Only incumbents seeking to be on Nov. 4 ballot for mayor, council in Slayden with deadline Thursday

As the deadline approaches to get on the Nov. 4 ballot, only the incumbent mayor and town council members have started the qualifying process in Slayden. Voters in Dickson County’s smallest municipality will elect a mayor and three council members for two-year terms. Attorney Gary Hodges was elected without opposition to his first term in… Read more »

WorkForce Essentials’ Marla Rye to address graduates at TCAT’s commencement Thursday

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson will hold its summer semester graduation Thursday. The public is invited to the commencement ceremony that begins at 3 pm at Dickson’s First Baptist Church on Highway 70 East. Marla Rye, president of WorkForce Essentials, will be the commencement speaker. With a background in accounting, Rye has been involved… Read more »

Robert Hassell III gets 3 hits in South Nashville’s 12-9 consolation win over Canada

South Nashville ended its second straight trip to the Little League World Series with a 12-9 consolation win over Canada Tuesday in Williamsport, Pa., The Southeast region champs were eliminated from contention for a title with back-to-back losses to Philadelphia and Rhode Island. Nashville’s Sam Slaughter hit two three-run homers to spark the offensive explosion…. Read more »

Dal-Tile site work to begin following approval of $5.7 million contract for excavation and grading

Site preparation work for the future Dal-Tile Corporation ceramic tile plant in the William D. Field-Dickson County Industrial Park could begin soon after the Dickson County Commission approved a $5.7 million contract for grading Monday night. Pending approval by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the county will contract with Vaughn Contractors Inc…. Read more »

Commission passes resolution urging USPS to retain same level of service at Charlotte Post Office

While the U.S. Postal Service has already announced plans to reduce the retail window hours at the Charlotte Post Office, local officials were critical of the response officials presented to citizens at a meeting earlier this month and the Dickson County Commission passed a resolution Monday night urging the service to retain the post office… Read more »

Commission honors Robert Wetterau as he wraps up term chairing conclusion of final meeting

Monday night’s Dickson County Commission meeting marked the end of the term for 2nd District Commissioner Robert Wetterau, who was defeated by Jeff Eby in his bid for re-election in the Aug. 7 election. Mayor Bob Rial turned the chairman’s seat over to Wetterau for the conclusion of the meeting and presented a resolution honoring… Read more »

American Red Cross offers free haircut for blood donations during Sickle Cell Awareness Month

The American Red Cross is observing National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in September with several area blood drives. Sickle-cell disease is an inherited disease that causes red blood cells to form an abnormal crescent shape and affects as many as 100,000 people in the U.S. Many of those patients face a lifetime of blood transfusions… Read more »