Posts Categorized: News

Commission passes resolution urging USPS to retain same level of service at Charlotte Post Office

While the U.S. Postal Service has already announced plans to reduce the retail window hours at the Charlotte Post Office, local officials were critical of the response officials presented to citizens at a meeting earlier this month and the Dickson County Commission passed a resolution Monday night urging the service to retain the post office… Read more »

Commission honors Robert Wetterau as he wraps up term chairing conclusion of final meeting

Monday night’s Dickson County Commission meeting marked the end of the term for 2nd District Commissioner Robert Wetterau, who was defeated by Jeff Eby in his bid for re-election in the Aug. 7 election. Mayor Bob Rial turned the chairman’s seat over to Wetterau for the conclusion of the meeting and presented a resolution honoring… Read more »

American Red Cross offers free haircut for blood donations during Sickle Cell Awareness Month

The American Red Cross is observing National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in September with several area blood drives. Sickle-cell disease is an inherited disease that causes red blood cells to form an abnormal crescent shape and affects as many as 100,000 people in the U.S. Many of those patients face a lifetime of blood transfusions… Read more »

Commissioner Varney to discuss strategies for fighting prescription drug abuse with coalition

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Doug Varney will be the guest speaker at a Drug Free Dickson Coalition meeting Thursday to discuss strategies to prevent and treat the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the state. The coalition will meet at 6 pm Thursday at the Dickson County Emergency Medical Service… Read more »

Shelter amendments, Dal-Tile rezoning face final votes; requested raise for judge not on agenda

The Dickson City Council is expected to give final approval to new zoning regulations for family crisis centers and other shelter facilities at a special session tonight. The amendments define emergency shelters and other temporary housing facilities that will be allowed as a special exception in R-3 zones, which are for multi-family residential uses such… Read more »

Mayor Mathis says excavation work has made new Burns park large enough to consider expansion

Excavation work at the Burns Municipal Park has created enough room to potentially add another softball field or even provide space for a football field. Burns Mayor Landon Mathis reported at the board of commissioners meeting earlier this month that site work by Trotter Construction has moved more dirt than anticipated and managed to expand… Read more »

Tigers grab last-second win, Dragons roll over Coffman in 2014 openers; Harpeth tops Colonels

Charlotte Middle School opened its football season with a last-second victory while Dickson Middle rolled to a win in Lawrenceburg. The Tigers got 180 yards rushing and four touchdowns from Roy Driver in grabbing a 36-28 win over Cheatham Middle in Charlotte Thursday. The Bearcats and Tigers battled back and forth until a Charlotte interception… Read more »

South Nashville eliminated in Little League World Series despite homer, 8 Ks from Robert Hassell III

Despite a two-run homer and eight strikeouts by Robert Hassell III, the South Nashville team was eliminated from the Little League World Series in an 8-7 loss to Rhode Island Saturday. The Southeast region champs were shut out by Mo’ne Davis and the Philadelphia team 4-0 in Friday’s opener. Eliminated from contention in their second… Read more »