Posts By: Chris Norman

7 Dickson businesses cited for selling beer to underage informant in latest compliance sweep

Seven businesses were cited for selling beer to an underage informant during a compliance sweep targeting alcohol sales in the city of Dickson last week. According to a statement from the 23rd Judicial District Drug Task Force, employees at the seven businesses were issued a citation for making an illegal beer sale while the business… Read more »

White Bluff applying for TDOT grant to construct sidewalk connecting downtown to new civic center

The town of White Bluff is applying for a state grant to help fund construction of a sidewalk that will connect downtown to the new civic center. At Tuesday night’s meeting, the council authorized Mayor Linda Hayes to apply for a Tennessee Department of Transportation Multimodal Access Fund grant for a proposed sidewalk plan that… Read more »

White Bluff hosts 10th Main Street Festival 12-7 pm on Saturday with food, music, fun and more

White Bluff celebrates its 10th Main Street Festival on Saturday with live music, carnival rides, vendors, food and more. The annual celebration is noon-7 pm Saturday with most of the activities taking place along the stretch of Main Street between Highway 70 and the railroad tracks. There will be stages for live music at both… Read more »

Cougars’ last 2 home games will benefit kidney foundation, cancer society; road game televised

Dickson County High School closes out the regular football season with three consecutive District 11-AAA contests with home games benefiting the Tennessee Kidney Foundation and the American Cancer Society and a road game that will be televised. Fresh off a 14-7 win over Summit, the Cougars will play in their second annual game being billed… Read more »

Man charged in series of auto burglaries in Burns, suspect in White Bluff thefts, sheriff’s office says

The Dickson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection with numerous vehicle burglaries in the Burns area. A statement from the Criminal Investigations Division says 22-year-old Robert Matthew Bush of Highway 47 East also is a suspect in several burglaries in the White Bluff area and additional charges are expected. The statement says… Read more »

White Bluff council approves MOU to begin preparing to turn sewer system over to WADC

The White Bluff Town Council has approved a Memorandum of Understanding that will begin the process of turning the town’s sewer system over to the Water Authority of Dickson County. At Tuesday night’s meeting, the council unanimously approved the same MOU that was approved last week by the water authority board of directors. The MOU… Read more »

Commission changing judicial commissioner terms from 4 to 2 years, revising pay structure

The Dickson County Commission is changing the terms for judicial commissioners and switching them from salary to a daily rate of pay. A resolution presented at Monday night’s work session changes the term of appointment for the county’s five judicial commissioners from four to two years. Commissioner Shane Chandler, chairman of the commission’s oversight committee… Read more »

Charlotte and William James close 2014 football seasons with losses in MTAC postseason action

Charlotte and William James middle schools wrapped up their 2014 football seasons with postseason losses in White Bluff Saturday. The Tigers fell to Waverly 22-6 in the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference championship game to finish their season 6-3. Waverly Junior High’s Wildcats claimed the conference title after a 10-0 season. The Wildcats had beaten Charlotte… Read more »

School system presents general outline for first two phases of facilities improvement program

The Dickson County school system continues to develop a list of priorities for its facilities improvement program and still has a lot of work to determine how far the $6 million the county is prepared to borrow will go. Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks presented county commissioners Monday night with a summary of recommendations… Read more »