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Over 180 people attend Jobs4TN Hiring Event at Tennessee Career Center sponsored by Shepard

More than 180 people attended last week’s Jobs Fair in Dickson where 31 employers from across the region were accepting applications. Hosted by state Rep. David Shepard at the Tennessee Career Center with support from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the hiring event connected businesses and agencies looking to fill immediate openings… Read more »

78-year-old Burns man killed in fiery head-on collision with tractor-trailer on Highway 96

A Burns man died Monday in a fiery head-on collision with a tractor-trailer on Highway 96. Burns Police Department Chief Paul McCallister says 78-year-old James Toney of Lime Kiln Road was killed when his van apparently crossed the center line of Highway 96 near the intersection with Mathis Street and struck a westbound AJAX Distributing… Read more »

‘Changing America’ exhibition ending stay at Promise Land with special closing program tonight

The “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation 1863 and the March on Washington 1963” exhibition will be leaving the Promise Land Community Center Friday and continuing on its trek across the country. The exhibition presented by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Museum of American History in collaboration… Read more »

Election office plans to offer early voting in Dickson, White Bluff for August, re-evaluate for November

With its 2014-15 budget cut almost $10,000, the Dickson County Election Commission will proceed with its plan to add a second satellite location for early voting in August, then see if it needs to find more money for the November election. The election office budget presented to the Dickson County Commission’s Budget Committee was reduced… Read more »

Sandra Dudley leaves TDEC Division of Water Resources to become math teacher at CWHS

After two years of directing major changes within the state’s Water Quality Control Division, former Water Authority of Dickson County Executive Director Dr. Sandra Dudley is leaving state government to return to Dickson County full-time. Only this time, the Dickson native will be pursuing a lifelong dream of being in the classroom. The Dickson County… Read more »