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Dickson Co. Farmers Market hosts Customer Appreciation Day with food, giveaways, music

The Dickson County Farmers Market will be hosting its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday with free food, activities, farm tool display, live music, giveaways and, of course, booths of locally grown vegetables and fruit as well as beef, pork, chicken, eggs, candy, baked goods other homemade goodies. The market’s vendors association will host the… Read more »

Sheriff’s office calls off search in Claylick after finding no evidence for report of wounded man

The Dickson County Sheriff’s Office has called off its search for a reportedly wounded man heading into the woods in the Claylick area outside White Bluff. Sheriff Jeff Bledsoe said deputies searched the area thoroughly Thursday morning and could find no evidence to confirm the report. Bledsoe said a citizen approached White Bluff Police Department… Read more »

Man faces homicide charge for allegedly providing alcohol that contributed to 19-year-old girl’s death

A Jackson County man faces charges that he provided alcohol to a Dickson County teenager that ultimately contributed to her death. 26-year-old Dustin Dwayne Bartlett of Union Street in Gainsboro was indicted by the Dickson County grand jury last month on two misdemeanor counts of providing alcohol to someone under 21 and one felony charge… Read more »

Charlotte teenager charged for burglaries and thefts at two Dickson County schools, residence

A Charlotte teenager has been charged with burglary and theft for March break-ins at two Dickson County schools and a residence. 19-year-old Benjamin Walker Rochelle of Brumitt Road in Charlotte was indicted by the Dickson County grand jury in June on one count of aggravated burglary, two counts of burglary other than a habitation, three… Read more »

Qualifying still slow for Burns, White Bluff, Vanleer and Slayden elections on Nov. 4, deadline Aug. 21

Qualifying for the November municipal elections remains slow, with still nobody picking up a petition to run for mayor or the board of aldermen in Vanleer. White Bluff, Burns, Vanleer and Slayden are holding municipal elections Nov. 4 in conjunction with the federal and state general elections. Qualifying for positions in all four towns began… Read more »

4th of July celebrations scheduled in Cumberland Furnace, White Bluff, Charlotte and VFW Post 4641

Local Fourth of July celebrations are planned in Cumberland Furnace, White Bluff, Charlotte and at the VFW Post in Dickson. The Cumberland Furnace Community Center will be holding its annual celebration beginning at 4 pm Friday with games, live music, concessions, arts and crafts, Uncle Sam and fireworks at dark. In addition, The Furnace Guild… Read more »

Funeral service is Saturday for man who inspired co-workers to seek change in county leave policy

The man who prompted an outpouring of sympathy that led to co-workers seeking a change in county government policy has lost his battle with cancer. Garland England Jr. died Tuesday night at the age of 57 after a battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. Following his diagnosis in January, Mr. England exhausted his vacation and… Read more »

Estranged husband facing kidnapping, assault charges after two-county investigation Tuesday

A Cheatham County man faces kidnapping and assault charges following what police say is a two-county investigation of a domestic situation that turned violent Tuesday morning. A statement from the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to a report of a traffic accident in the 3300 block of Highway 49 East in Charlotte… Read more »

Dickson police seeking help to identify suspects in shoplifting reported Sunday at Radio Shack store

Dickson police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two shoplifting suspects. Det. Chad Fussell of the Dickson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division said two suspects seen in security video from the Radio Shack at 105 Mathis Drive are wanted for questioning in connection with a theft that occurred Sunday. The two suspects are described… Read more »