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2 months after breaking back in plane crash, Hargrove to be crowned Homecoming queen

Just two months after being seriously injured in a plane crash in Alabama, Dickson County High School senior Katey Hargrove will be crowned 2014 Homecoming queen Friday night. DCHS students elected Hargrove to be queen earlier this month following her return to school. The 17-year-old daughter of Joyce Norman and Vince Hargrove, Katey suffered a… Read more »

Dickson Dragons close out regular season hosting Whitthorne hoping to lock in title shot

Dickson Middle School will close out the regular season hosting Whitthorne Thursday night. The 4-1 Dragons are hoping to lock up the host spot for the Big South Conference championship game with a win at Homer Hamdorff Stadium. The Tigers have struggled with some lopsided losses to conference opponents, including 47-0 to Lewisburg, 38-6 to… Read more »

Supreme Court refuses to hear county’s appeal of ruling in former Register Farthing’s lawsuit over employee raises

The Tennessee Supreme Court has rejected Dickson County’s appeal of former Register of Deeds Jackie Farthing’s lawsuit over raises. In an order filed Thursday, the state’s high court remands the matter back to Dickson County Chancery Court to determine how much of Farthing’s attorneys’ fees and costs will be paid by the county. The ruling… Read more »

Sears corporate official confirms that Dickson Kmart store will close mid-November, 65 jobs lost

After more than 30 years, the Dickson Kmart store will be closing, eliminating 65 jobs. Howard Riefs, the director of Corporate Communications for Sears Holdings, confirmed in an email Tuesday that the discount department store at 301 Henslee Drive and the Kmart Express convenience store will close to the public in mid-November as part of… Read more »

Despite concerns over budget cuts, commission votes to add early voting days to original plan

After worrying that budget cuts might reduce the options for early voting satellite days before the November election, the Dickson County Election Commission voted Monday night to increase early voting in Dickson and White Bluff by four days. Under a schedule adopted unanimously at Monday night’s special meeting, the election commission decided to offer early… Read more »

Election commission postpones search for new administrator until after first of the year

The Dickson County Election Commission has postponed any discussion on hiring a new administrator of elections until after the first of the year. In sharp contrast to last week’s packed, emotional meeting that resulted in the firing of Linda Medley after five years on the job, the five-member commission appeared ready to move forward in… Read more »

Drug Take Back Event on Saturday at FirstBank includes shred truck, recycling

Several local agencies are teaming up to present another Drug Take Back Event at FirstBank on Highway 46 Saturday. The free event will be 10 am-2 pm at the bank across the highway from Sonic Drive-In. The Dickson Police Department, Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, Dickson County Recycling, Dickson County Help Center and Drug Free Dickson… Read more »