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Charlotte and William James close 2014 football seasons with losses in MTAC postseason action

Charlotte and William James middle schools wrapped up their 2014 football seasons with postseason losses in White Bluff Saturday. The Tigers fell to Waverly 22-6 in the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference championship game to finish their season 6-3. Waverly Junior High’s Wildcats claimed the conference title after a 10-0 season. The Wildcats had beaten Charlotte… Read more »

School system presents general outline for first two phases of facilities improvement program

The Dickson County school system continues to develop a list of priorities for its facilities improvement program and still has a lot of work to determine how far the $6 million the county is prepared to borrow will go. Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks presented county commissioners Monday night with a summary of recommendations… Read more »

WADC board approves MOU to begin process of assuming control of White Bluff’s sewer system

The Water Authority of Dickson County’s Board of Directors approved a memorandum of understanding and voted to begin drafting an agreement to assume control of the town of White Bluff’s sewer system. The MOU is scheduled to be presented to the White Bluff Town Council at Tuesday night’s meeting. During an hour-long special meeting Thursday… Read more »

House of Hope’s supporters hoping to convince council to overturn planning commission rejection

Supporters of a proposed homeless shelter in Dickson are hoping to convince the Dickson City Council to go against the recommendation of the city’s planning commission on rezoning property on Church Street. A public hearing is scheduled tonight on a request from The House of Hope and New Beginnings to rezone the former Jackson Academy/Dickson… Read more »

Gaslight Dinner Theatre returns after 15 months as comedy ‘Ripe Conditions’ opening Thursday

After being dark for more than a year, the Gaslight Dinner Theatre returns with a two-week run of the comedy “Ripe Conditions” starting Thursday. Matinees with a noon lunch buffet are on Thursdays and Fridays while evening performances on Fridays and Saturdays begin with dinner at 6:30. Local actor Greg Frey brings back the popular… Read more »

Dragons’ rally falls short as Lewisburg avenges earlier loss to win Big South championship 34-22

Lewisburg avenged a loss to the Dickson Middle School Dragons during the regular season with a 34-22 victory in the Big South Conference championship game Saturday at Homer Hamdorff Field. The Dragons had finished atop the conference regular-season standings, including a 34-12 win over the Tigers on Sept. 11. But in their second trip to… Read more »

Economic Development Administration awards $1.3 million grant for infrastructure for Dal-Tile

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded a $1.3 million grant for infrastructure improvements for the new Dal-Tile ceramic tile plant under construction in the William D. Field-Dickson County Industrial Park. The Economic Adjustment funds are reported to be part of a $2.6 million project that includes the extension of utilities, a… Read more »