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Multiple local chances for last-minute visits, pictures with Santa Claus coming up Saturday

Santa Claus will be making several local appearances Saturday with plenty of opportunities for last-minute wish lists and pictures. Through the magic of Christmas, Santa will be stopping for breakfast in Dickson 9-11 am, pancakes in White Bluff 7-10 am, pictures at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum 8-10 am and pictures at The Renaissance Center… Read more »

Dickson Co. Jail administrator turns self in after being indicted for sexual battery by authority figure

The administrator of the Dickson County Jail turned himself in Wednesday after being indicted on a charge of sexual battery by an authority figure. 50-year-old Capt. Robert Donald Young was booked into the facility where he worked until October. He was released after posting a $10,000 bond, according to a release from Dickson County Sheriff… Read more »

Trial for 2011 shooting to begin Monday after judge refuses to recuse himself over contact with widow

The murder trial of a man charged with shooting a Dickson banker over three years ago is scheduled to begin Monday after the new judge refused to take himself off the case over an encounter with the victim’s widow. 37-year-old John Wesley Johnson of Adamsville, Tenn., is charged with second-degree murder for the Aug. 23,… Read more »

White Bluff celebrates ‘Camo Christmas’ Saturday with pancake breakfast and sunset electric parade

White Bluff’s annual Christmas celebration is Saturday with Pancakes with Santa in the morning and the parade at sunset. The theme for this year’s celebration is “A Camo Christmas.” The Parks and Recreation Department will host Pancakes with Santa at the White Bluff Community Center 7-10 am Saturday. Tickets are $5 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage… Read more »

Dickson County matches its lowest unemployment rate in last 7 years with 5.4% reported for October

Dickson County matched its lowest unemployment rate in the last seven years with the 5.4 percent reported for October. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports 1,320 Dickson County residents were receiving unemployment benefits in October with the rate dropping from 5.6 percent in September and well below the 6.7 percent for October… Read more »

Mendy Neal indicted for murder and arson for husband’s 2012 death in fire that destroyed home

Mendy Powell Neal was arrested Tuesday after being indicted on murder and arson charges for the 2012 fire that killed her husband. The Dickson County Grand Jury indicted Neal on charges of first-degree murder, felony murder and aggravated arson. The 34-year-old was arrested Tuesday at her place of employment in Nashville. The indictments charge Neal… Read more »