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Dickson council sets special session tonight to approve application for Phase IV downtown grant

After being turned down for a grant for phase IV of the downtown revitalization, the city of Dickson again plans to apply for another grant in the ongoing project. Mayor Don Weiss Jr. has called a special session of the city council following tonight’s scheduled meeting of the Finance and Management Committee. The only item… Read more »

Independence strikes quickly and often in crushing Dickson Co. 49-7 to end Cougars’ playoff hopes

Dickson County’s problems at Independence Friday night started with the coin toss and escalated from there in a 49-7 loss to the Eagles that officially eliminates the Cougars from playoff contention. The referee at Independence’s televised homecoming game appeared to misunderstand Dickson County’s call on the pregame coin toss and mistakenly awarded the flip to… Read more »

Florida police charge Dickson man with molesting a 7-year-old boy at Panama City Beach resort

Police in Florida have charged a Dickson County man with molesting a young boy at a beach resort. The Panama City Beach Police Department announced that 55-year-old Thomas Baughman was arrested Wednesday on a charge of lewd or lascivious molestation of a person under 12 years old. A statement from the police department said Baughman,… Read more »

TCAT hosts open house Saturday for seniors to learn more about, apply for Promise scholarships

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Dickson is opening its doors Saturday so high school seniors and their families can learn about and apply for Tennessee Promise scholarships, apply for admission to the school and get information on financial aid. Both the Dickson main campus and the Clarksville extension campus will be open 10… Read more »

Haunted Group Camp, Spooks in the Park still looking to sign up sponsors and participants

Two of Dickson County’s most popular Halloween events are seeking sponsors and participants. Montgomery Bell State Park’s Haunted Group Camp still has cabins available for local groups and businesses to sponsor, decorate and staff. The Dickson Parks and Recreation Department is still signing up businesses and organizations for its 10th annual Spooks in the Park…. Read more »