Posts By: Chris Norman

Company, local officials break ground for $180 million Dal-Tile manufacturing facility in Dickson

Local, state and company representatives officially broke ground Thursday for what is being called the single largest industrial investment in Dickson County history. In a brief ceremony in the William D. Field-Dickson County Industrial Park, officials with Dal-Tile, a division of Georgia-based Mohawk Industries, expressed their excitement about the 1.8 million-square-foot plant to be built… Read more »

Burns mayor wants to change charter to allow non-resident property rights voting in city elections

Burns Mayor Landon Mathis says people who own property inside the town limits should be allowed to vote in municipal elections even if they live elsewhere. At Monday night’s Burns Board of Commissioners meeting, Mathis asked what it would take to create what is commonly called “non-resident property rights voting” in the town. Mathis said… Read more »

Dickson High School graduate Sara Peery Kyle nominated to fill husband’s seat in state Senate

After considering a run for governor, former Dickson resident Sara Peery Kyle has now been nominated by the Shelby County Democratic Party to fill her husband’s seat in the Tennessee Senate. Kyle will face Republican George Flinn in a Nov. 4 special election for the 30th District seat in the Senate after Jim Kyle resigned… Read more »

Burns celebrates birthday with 3 TDs as Dragons knock off Lewisburg 32-14 to remain unbeaten

Dickson Middle School’s Darian Burns celebrated his birthday with 178 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead the Dragons to a 32-14 win over previously undefeated Lewisburg in Homer Hamdorff Stadium Thursday night. The Dragons improved to 4-0 with only two games remaining on the schedule and by beating the Tigers grabbed the advantage for… Read more »

Burns residents expressing same worries over revised plan for Eastside Crossings development

A mixed-use development that raised neighbors’ concerns in Burns several years ago is back under a new developer and neighbors are again asking questions about the demand on infrastructure. The Burns Board of Commissioners passed a rezoning proposal Monday night for Eastside Crossings, a development proposed for a large tract between Highway 96 and Camp… Read more »

Mohawk Industries to break ground for new Dal-Tile ceramic tile plant in Dickson Thursday

Georgia-based Mohawk Industries will hold a ground-breaking ceremony this afternoon for the $180 million Dal-Tile plant in the William D. Field-Dickson County Industrial Park. The invitation-only event will feature company representatives and local and state officials marking the start of construction of the 1.8 million-square-foot plant on a 200-acre site. Mohawk announced in March its… Read more »