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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 »

White Bluff council asks election commission to make early voting satellite location permanent

White Bluff officials are asking the Dickson County Election Commission to make early voting in their town a permanent part of all future elections. In anticipation of a longer ballot and bigger expected turnout, the commission added a satellite early voting location at White Bluff Town Hall prior to the Aug. 7 election. While early… Read more »