Posts By: Chris Norman

THA presents Horizon Medical Center CEO John Marshall with 2014 Distinguished Service Award

The Tennessee Hospital Association presented its top award to TriStar Horizon Medical Center CEO John Marshall during its 76th annual meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center last week. Marshall received the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor presented by the organization, which recognized the achievements of 21 individuals. The award recognizes leadership… Read more »

DCHS opens Eve Hamilton’s last season and Jason Tigert’s second season in Columbia tonight

Dickson County High School opens its 2014-15 basketball season in a Hall of Fame Classic doubleheader at Columbia tonight. Thursday marks the beginning of the end for Lady Cougar Coach Eve Hamilton, who has announced this will be her last season. Husband and assistant Coach Henry Hamilton retired from teaching last year but remains on… Read more »

Mayor signs resolution to begin paying elected officials in Burns effective with new terms Dec. 1

Starting with the new terms of office that begin next month, the mayor and commissioners in Burns will be paid for their service in the elected positions. Under a proposal approved in September, the mayor will be paid $150 and each commissioner will receive $50 for each regular monthly meeting attended. State law requires that… Read more »

Dickson Christmas Parade set for 2 pm Nov. 30; White Bluff Christmas Parade is 4:30 pm Dec. 13

Dickson and White Bluff have announced the dates and themes for the annual Christmas parades. The downtown Dickson business association will present its annual parade at 2 pm Sunday, Nov. 30, with the theme “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The town of White Bluff presents its annual electric Christmas parade at 4:30 pm Saturday, Dec. 13,… Read more »

Lady Dragons stay undefeated with 42-35 home win over Oakland Lady Chargers, Dragons lose

Dickson Middle School’s Lady Dragons remained undefeated with a 42-35 win over Oakland in the Melton Self Gym Tuesday night. The Chargers managed to earn a split for the night by holding off the Dragons 54-36. After struggling through the debut season under Kelsey Hamilton Mullinicks, the Lady Dragons have reeled off three straight wins… Read more »

Dickson family to share airplane crash experience, faith on today’s episode of ‘The Doctors’ at 2 pm

The Dickson family that survived a fiery plane crash this summer will share their story and faith on today’s episode of “The Doctors.” Dan and Sharon Smith, their son Andy and his girlfriend Katey Hargrove will share the story of their July 31 plane crash in Alabama that left all of them with severe injuries…. Read more »

Vanleer Alderman Westley Albright’s solicitation trial reset after new indictment to add missing date

The solicitation trial of recently re-elected Vanleer Alderman Westley A. Albright was rescheduled to next spring after he was re-indicted to correct an error. 41-year-old Albright of Highway 49 West is charged in a superseding indictment issued by the Dickson County grand jury last month. He remains charged with two counts of soliciting sex from… Read more »

White Bluff council approves annexation of 3 properties under exception for owner requests

While the Tennessee General Assembly continues to study reforms for the state’s annexation laws, cities and towns are still allowed to annex property when the owner requests it. At Monday night’s meeting, the White Bluff Town Council approved on first reading an ordinance to annex three pieces of property on Stagecoach Road. Public Works Director… Read more »