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Dickson Fire Department will respond to calls at 10 Charlotte-area buildings under new agreement

Under an agreement approved by the Dickson City Council last week, the Dickson Fire Department will automatically respond to any fire calls at 10 specific structures in Charlotte. Chief Richard Greer said the town of Charlotte requested the inter-local agreement for automatic response to any fire or rescue call at the specific locations, most of… Read more »

New DA Ray Crouch announces new director, significant changes coming to Drug Task Force

New District Attorney Ray Crouch has begun making sweeping changes to the 23rd Judicial District Drug Task Force, including naming a new director on his first day in office. On Tuesday Crouch announced that Dickson Police Department Detective Brian Beasley has been named the task force’s new director. A 15-year law enforcement veteran, Beasley told… Read more »

County officials expect to finish 2013-14 with over $1 million surplus for 3rd consecutive fiscal year

For the third straight year, Dickson County officials expect to end the fiscal year with more than a million dollars in surplus funds. Mayor Bob Rial and Accounts and Budgets Director Don Hall told the county commission Tuesday night that better-than-expected revenues and less-than-budgeted expenses could result in more than $2 million in savings for… Read more »

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 »