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TCAT hosts open house Saturday for seniors to learn more about, apply for Promise scholarships

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Dickson is opening its doors Saturday so high school seniors and their families can learn about and apply for Tennessee Promise scholarships, apply for admission to the school and get information on financial aid. Both the Dickson main campus and the Clarksville extension campus will be open 10… Read more »

Haunted Group Camp, Spooks in the Park still looking to sign up sponsors and participants

Two of Dickson County’s most popular Halloween events are seeking sponsors and participants. Montgomery Bell State Park’s Haunted Group Camp still has cabins available for local groups and businesses to sponsor, decorate and staff. The Dickson Parks and Recreation Department is still signing up businesses and organizations for its 10th annual Spooks in the Park…. Read more »

Extension’s Family and Community Education clubs celebrating National FCE Week Oct. 12-18

Dickson County’s Family and Community Education clubs are celebrating this week as National FCE Week. Formerly known as Home Demonstration Clubs and Extension Homemakers Clubs, FCE clubs are a program on the University of Tennessee Extension service with 4,591 members across the state. Dickson County has four active FCE clubs with 71 members. These clubs… Read more »

Downtown hosting Catfish Crawl Saturday to raise funds for new Humane Society shelter and park

The first fund-raiser for a proposed new animal facility will fill downtown Dickson with music and fried catfish on Saturday. Main Street in downtown will be closed for a block party as the Downtown Dickson Merchants host a Catfish Crawl 6-8 pm Saturday. Several Dickson-area restaurants will be serving up catfish dishes and there will… Read more »

Search under way for new director after Mark Powers retires after 6 years at TCAT-Dickson

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson Director Mark Powers recently retired after serving 13 years as the leader of a state technical college. Powers has been at the Dickson school on Highway 46 since 2008 after serving as director of TCAT-Harriman 2001-2008. Former Assistant Director Warner Taylor, who also recently retired, has agreed to serve as… Read more »

DCHS in Class 5A, CWHS in Class 4A in TSSAA’s proposed classfication for football next 2 years

The TSSAA released its preliminary classifications for high school football for the next two seasons under a redesigned playoff format. Under the modified playoff plan, Tennessee high schools will be divided into six classes based on current student enrollment. The largest class, known as the “Super 6,” will consist of the 32 largest schools and… Read more »

Early voting opens 8 am-7 pm tomorrow at sites in Charlotte, Dickson and White Bluff Town Hall

Early voting begins tomorrow in Charlotte, Dickson and White Bluff. The two-week early voting period before the Nov. 4 election starts with a day of extended hours of 8 am-7 pm at all three locations. Registered voters can cast ballots at the Dickson County Election Office on the Courthouse Square in Charlotte, at Restoration Church… Read more »

Coalition meeting to focus on compliance sweeps as a method of combatting underage drinking

In the wake of the latest alcohol compliance sweep in which seven Dickson businesses were cited for underage alcohol sales, the Drug Free Dickson Coalition will host a program explaining the importance of such undercover operations at its monthly meeting. The coalition will meet at 6 pm Thursday at the Dickson County Emergency Medical Service… Read more »