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Independent film featuring Dickson Co. locations opens in theaters across the country today

An independent movie that used several difference locations in Dickson for primary shooting is opening in theaters across the country today. “The Identical” is being distributed nationwide by Freestyle Releasing. After special advance screenings in Nashville and Dickson Thursday night and a Wednesday night premiere in New York, “The Identical” will be showing at the… Read more »

Big trucks and tractors, Miss Pre-Teen pageant and dairy goat show part of Student Night at the fair

The big trucks and tractors are back at the 90th annual Dickson County Fair when the Kentucky Tractor Pulling Association returns Friday night. Along with the KTPA series event, Friday’s schedule includes the Dairy Goat Show, Miss Pre-Teen Fairest of the Fair pageant and Student Night with a dance after the high school football games…. Read more »

DCHS graduates Walt Bell and Luke Paschall on visitors’ sideline when UT hosts Arkansas State

When the University of Tennessee Volunteers host Arkansas State on Saturday, there will be two Dickson County High School graduates on the visitors’ side of the field. Former Cougars Walt Bell and Luke Paschall are part of the coaching staff for the Arkansas State Red Wolves of the Sun Belt Conference. Bell is assistant head… Read more »

Fired Deputy Akers agrees to voluntarily resign in exchange for $45,000 payment of back wages

A fired Dickson County Sheriff’s Office deputy ordered reinstated by the Civil Service Board has agreed to resign in exchange for a payment of $45,000. According to an agreed order signed by Chancellor Robert Burch and filed Friday, James Chester Akers will voluntarily resign his employment and end all claims against the sheriff’s office for… Read more »

Mayor Hayes expects developments to start after state lifts White Bluff sewer connection moratorium

By taking measures to address leaks in its sewer system, the town of White Bluff has had its self-imposed moratorium on new sewer connections lifted by the state. In an Aug. 26 letter to engineer Ken Stewart, the manager of the Water-Based Systems Unit of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation says the state… Read more »

Dickson investigators seek help identifying 2 pairs of suspects from shoplifting reports at Wal-Mart

Dickson police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in two recent thefts at Wal-Mart on Beasley Drive. Det. James Eubank reports a pair of African-American women allegedly walked out of the store with two shopping carts of stolen merchandise on Aug. 27. Det. Seth Lyles reports two Hispanic males allegedly stole video game… Read more »