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Interim chief quits, Burns advertising for police chief, maintenance supervisor, fill-in recorder

UPDATED: The interim police chief appointed by Burns Mayor Landon Mathis has resigned because he does not have the time necessary to lead the department and is not interested in seeking the position full-time. Meanwhile, the town of Burns is not only advertising for a new police chief and maintenance supervisor, but also is seeking… Read more »

Supreme Court vacates death penalty, orders a new sentencing for murderer Jerry Ray Davidson

The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld the murder and kidnapping convictions but ordered a new sentencing hearing for Jerry Ray Davidson due to ineffective representation. The oldest person on Tennessee’s Death Row, the 71-year-old Davidson was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1995 murder of Virginia “Jenny” Jackson of Dickson. In a majority opinion… Read more »

Commission to hear citizen recommendations, select interim 6th District commissioner Jan. 5

The Dickson County Commission will elect an interim commissioner to represent the county’s 6th District at its Jan. 5 work session, according to a proposal presented Monday night by Mayor Bob Rial. Dickson County Clerk Luanne Greer presented an official notice of a vacancy created by the sudden death of Commissioner Benny Spencer on Nov…. Read more »

Charlotte hands Lady Dragons first loss of season 36-30, Dickson rolls over CMS Tigers 49-14

Charlotte Middle School handed the Dickson Lady Dragons their first loss of the season with a 36-30 decision in the Melton Self Gym at DMS Monday night. The Dragons rolled over their in-county rivals with a 49-14 victory over the Tigers. After opening the season with four straight wins, coach Kelsey Hamilton Mullinicks’ Lady Dragons… Read more »