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Judge considering appeal by woman convicted of making stepchildren help kidnap, kill their mother

A Dickson County judge is considering whether to allow an extra appeal for a woman convicted of forcing her stepchildren to participate in the murder of their mother. After a hearing in Charlotte Thursday, Circuit Court Judge Larry Wallace took under advisement a petition for post-conviction relief by 50-year-old Kimberly Mangrum, who is serving a… Read more »

Sheriff’s office quick response leads to arrest of suspect in White Bluff area residential burglary

Dickson County Sheriff’s Office detectives were able to make an arrest quickly Wednesday following a report of a home burglary in the White Bluff area. According to a statement from the sheriff’s office, 26-year-old Thomas Daniel Williams was arrested soon after a reported burglary on Craun Hollow Road after an officer spotted a vehicle matching… Read more »

Gary Kimmons retiring Jan. 1 as school system’s director of maintenance and transportation

Dickson County school system Maintenance and Transportation Director Gary Kimmons is retiring at the end of the month. Kimmons has been with the school system 17 years. Board Chairman Tim Potter read a letter from Kimmons at Thursday night’s school board meeting. Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said he is already moving to address… Read more »

CWHS, DCHS choirs performing free Christmas concert at TriStar Bank main office at 1:30 Friday

TriStar Bank will host its annual Christmas concert featuring the choirs from Creek Wood and Dickson County high schools today. The free performance will be at 1:30 pm in the lobby of the main branch on East College Street. Creek Wood’s Choral Department is directed by Lisa Zimdars while Dickson County is directed by Cindy… Read more »

Lady Cougars face White County in semifinal battle of unbeaten teams at noon Friday in tournament

Dickson County High School’s Lady Cougars won a shootout over Smith County 72-68 in Thursday’s first round of the Smoky Mountain Classic Christmas Tournament in Gatlinburg. The victory over the state’s 8th-ranked team in Class AA advances the Lady Cougars to Friday’s noon Central semifinal showdown of unbeaten teams. 10-0 Dickson County will play 12-0… Read more »

Lady Cougars win shootout with Smith County 72-68 in tourney, advance to Friday semifinal

Dickson County High School’s Lady Cougars won a shootout over Smith County 72-68 in Thursday’s first round of the Smoky Mountain Classic Christmas Tournament in Gatlinburg. The victory over the state’s 8th-ranked team in Class AA advances the Lady Cougars to a 12 pm Central semifinal game on Friday. Dickson County will play the winner… Read more »

Quad/Graphics official says reduction in workload responsible for decision to close Dickson plant

An official at Quad/Graphics corporate headquarters in Wisconsin confirmed employee reports that the company is closing its printing plant in Dickson. Claire Ho, director of corporate communications, said reductions in the workload at the plant in the William D. Field-Dickson County Industrial Park prompted the decision to close operations. The news was announced to employees… Read more »