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Estranged husband facing kidnapping, assault charges after two-county investigation Tuesday

A Cheatham County man faces kidnapping and assault charges following what police say is a two-county investigation of a domestic situation that turned violent Tuesday morning. A statement from the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to a report of a traffic accident in the 3300 block of Highway 49 East in Charlotte… Read more »

Dickson police seeking help to identify suspects in shoplifting reported Sunday at Radio Shack store

Dickson police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two shoplifting suspects. Det. Chad Fussell of the Dickson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division said two suspects seen in security video from the Radio Shack at 105 Mathis Drive are wanted for questioning in connection with a theft that occurred Sunday. The two suspects are described… Read more »

Application deadline for chamber’s Leadership Dickson County Class of 2014-15 is July 31

Applications are currently available for the Leadership Dickson County Class of 2015. A program of the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Dickson County is designed to nurture the county’s most valuable resource: its people, according to program Coordinator Stephanie Gayler of Traditions First Bank. More than 350 individuals have completed the program since its… Read more »

Friends of White Bluff Gala raises over $61,000 for furnishing new civic center

Organizers report the inaugural Friends of White Bluff Gala last week raised more than $60,000 for the town’s new civic center. Mayor Linda Hayes said the $100-a-plate dinner at Montgomery Bell State Park Inn and Conference Center on Friday night sold out. Councilwoman Stephanie Murrell, who helped organize the event, reported at Tuesday night’s council… Read more »

Charges possible after 3 teens airlifted to hospital following Monday wreck on Double Branch Road

Three Dickson County teenagers were flown to a Nashville hospital following a Monday afternoon wreck and the Tennessee Highway Patrol says the driver could face charges. According to a preliminary report by the THP, the teens were injured when the 16-year-old driver was driving “at a speed too fast for the roadway” around 2:30 pm… Read more »

After challenging 1st year, Dickson County agrees to operate Adult Ed in 4 counties again in 2014-15

After the first year under a new setup for adult education in Tennessee, the Dickson County school system will again be supervising the program for four counties in 2014-15. Phyllis Bradley, director of Adult Basic Education for Service Delivery Area 33, which includes Dickson, Humphreys, Stewart and Houston counties, said the Tennessee Department of Labor… Read more »

New SBES Principal Walker has served in a variety of positions during her 28-year education career

New Stuart-Burns Elementary School Principal Madonna Walker has served in a variety of roles during her 28-year career with the Dickson County school system. She has taught at the elementary level and special education, served in training teachers and has been assistant principal at Dickson Middle School for the past five years. Director of Schools… Read more »