Posts By: Chris Norman

Tennessee City Fire Department hosting barbecue Saturday to recruit volunteers under FEMA grant

The Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a barbecue dinner Saturday to provide more information on a grant to recruit volunteers. Volunteer fire departments in Dickson and Humphreys counties have received a $1.45 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant that is designed to assist in volunteer recruitment by providing benefits such… Read more »

Renaissance Players present Young Entertainers production of ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ this weekend

The Renaissance Players’ Young Entertainers on Stage production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.” presents three performances this weekend in the Anne Deason Performance Hall at The Renaissance Center. Shows will be 7 pm Friday and Saturday and 2 pm Sunday. Tickets are on sale now for $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for… Read more »

Dickson Electric System going up 5 cents on charge for handling $10 monthly sanitation fee

The Dickson Electric System is increasing the amount it charges the Dickson County Sanitation Board to handle the $10 monthly sanitation fee. DES General Manager Darrell Gillespie notified the board that DES will increase its charge by 5 cents per account effective July 1. Since the fee went into effect July 1, 2011, Dickson Electric… Read more »

Sanitation board hikes cost of brush chipping, disposal from $25 to $34 per ton to cover its costs

The Dickson County Landfill will soon start charging 36 percent more for the disposal of brush. The Sanitation Board of Dickson County voted unanimously Tuesday night to increase the tipping fee for brush disposal from $25 to $34 per ton. Solid Waste Management Director Jim Lunn said the increased fee is needed to cover the… Read more »

Reservations now being made for 40th annual Dickson County Farm Tour on July 9

A limited number of seats are available for the 40th annual Dickson County Farm Tour on Wednesday, July 9. Sponsored by the Dickson County Soil Conservation District and the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee, the annual tour offers Dickson County residents a chance to see first-hand the agricultural businesses and conservation practices that… Read more »

Hearing on Dugan’s lawsuit to get in Dickson judge race to be heard hours before ballot finalized

A Dickson County judge will hear attorney Mitch Dugan’s lawsuit to get in the race for Dickson Municipal Court judge on June 19, the same day the Dickson County Election Commission is expected to finalize the ballot. Chancellor Robert Burch will hear arguments on Dugan’s lawsuit against the Dickson County Election Commission at 9 am… Read more »

Qualifying for White Bluff, Burns, Vanleer, Slayden elections slow with 2 petitions in first 2 weeks

Only two candidates have begun the qualifying process for the Nov. 4 municipal elections in White Bluff, Burns, Vanleer and Slayden. The Dickson County Election Office began issuing candidate petitions May 23 for the municipal races with a qualifying deadline of noon Aug. 21. As of Friday, the election office reports that Sheila Street of… Read more »

Weeks to speak to Dickson and Humphreys county adult education graduates in Friday ceremony

Dickson County Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks will address 70 adult education graduates from Dickson and Humphreys counties at the annual commencement ceremony Friday. Phyllis Bradley, supervisor for the adult education programs in Dickson, Humphreys, Stewart and Houston counties, said the graduates receiving their equivalency diplomas range in age from 17 to 68. The… Read more »