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Spanns’ trial postponed as lawyers argue for separate trials and to suppress some evidence

The trial of celebrity hunter William “Spook” Spann and his wife on evidence-tampering, insurance fraud and conspiracy charges has been postponed while the attorneys argue motions to try the pair separately and to throw out evidence. 51-year-old Spann and 49-year-old Marty Lane Spann were scheduled to go on trial Monday in Dickson County Circuit Court… Read more »

TBI charges Springfield man for writing bad checks for boat, equipment from White Bluff company

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Springfield man Wednesday on charges he wrote bad checks to purchase a boat and equipment from a White Bluff company. 52-year-old Jimmy Scott Chambers was arrested at his Springfield home on three counts of worthless checks. According to a release, District Attorney Dan Alsobrooks of the 23rd Judicial… Read more »

Middle school football season opens tonight as Dickson Dragons host Charlotte Tigers at 6:30

The middle school football season kicks off tonight when Dickson’s Dragons host county rival Charlotte. Kickoff at Homer Hamdorff Field at DMS is at 6:30 pm. Coverage on the RFC Sports Network begins with the A-1 Signs Pregame Show at 6:15. Due to election night coverage, tonight’s game can be heard streaming online at rfcsports.com… Read more »

White Bluff gets $250,000 TDEC grant to build amphitheater, walking trail on civic center site

White Bluff Mayor Linda Hayes announced Tuesday that the town has received a $250,000 grant for the construction of an amphitheater and walking track at the site of the new civic center. Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced 42 grants totaling more than $6.6 million Tuesday to… Read more »

Start of Dal-Tile site work delayed while Mohawk adds property, expands with distribution center

The start of construction on the new Dal-Tile manufacturing facility in the William D. Field-Dickson County Industrial Park has been delayed because Mohawk Industries is already expanding the operation to include a distribution center. In March, local and state officials announced the ceramic tile maker’s plans to build a $180 million, 1.4 million-square-foot plant in… Read more »

Dickson spends $53,000 more than budgeted on brush disposal after December, March ice storms

The ice storms that hit Middle Tennessee in December and March left the city of Dickson paying over $50,000 more than budgeted for brush disposal. But City Administrator Rydell Wesson said the city will recoup some of that cost after being approved for federal disaster assistance. At Monday night’s meeting, the Dickson City Council approved… Read more »

Public servants host 2nd annual Community Unity Festival 10 am-5 pm Saturday at Holland Park

Dickson County’s public servants will be hosting the 2nd annual Community Unity Festival on Saturday at Holland Park. The free event will feature music, food, fun and more to bring together the area’s diverse cultures and promote better relationships between the public and its public servants in many roles. The Community Unity Festival will be… Read more »

Revisions will allow crisis shelters like House of Hope in residential zones instead of commercial

Family crisis shelters such as the one planned by The House of Hope and New Beginnings will be allowed in high-density residential zones instead of commercial districts under revised restrictions approved on first reading Monday by the Dickson City Council. Planning and Zoning Director Jason Pilkinton told the council that the planning commission revised its… Read more »