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Dentistry With a Heart returns Saturday with free dental services at Center for Dental Excellence

After taking last year off, the Center for Dental Excellence brings back free dental services with Saturday’s sixth annual Dentistry With a Heart. Dr. Stephen Deloach and the staff at the Center for Dental Excellence and other dental professionals will volunteer their time to provide basic dental services for free 7 am-noon for those in… Read more »

9th annual Apple Butter Festival is 9 am-3 pm Saturday at Crossroads Church in White Bluff

The 9th annual Apple Butter Festival signals the start of fall this weekend in White Bluff. Hosted by Crossroads Church of God of Prophecy, the annual festival features family entertainment, demonstrations, food, craft vendors and hundreds of gallons of handmade apple butter. The festival is 9 am-3 pm Saturday at the church at 1002 Claylick… Read more »

Jack Story and Hunter Wolcott begin quests for state title today in 2nd trips to TSSAA golf tourney

Dickson County High School’s Hunter Wolcott and Jack Story begin their quest for a state golf title today. The two Cougar juniors tee off this morning in the two-day TSSAA Class AAA state tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester. The Region 6-AAA champion after shooting 67 at GreyStone Golf Club, Story starts from the… Read more »

Charlotte officials plan to ask postal service to modify reduced hours at post office next week

While still unhappy about the decision to reduce hours of operation at the Charlotte Post Office, town officials plan to ask the U.S. Postal Service to consider adjusting the hours to meet the needs of the most customers. Postal officials announced in August that starting next week the hours of operation at the retail window… Read more »

School board maintains same leadership positions, honors 34 school system retirees

Dickson County School Board members recently re-elected their leaders for another year. Without discussion the board chose Tim Potter to continue serving as chairman, Kirk Vandivort as vice chairman and Steve Haley as Tennessee Legislative Network representative at its September meeting. All three were re-elected by acclamation. Potter was re-elected to his third four-year term… Read more »

Police say tips helped lead to arrest of suspect in exposure incident involving 12-year-old girl

The Dickson Police Department reports that several tips have led to the arrest of a suspect who allegedly exposed himself in two incidents earlier this month. 36-year-old Gregory Scott Barnum of Big Sandy, Tenn., has been charged with felony indecent exposure. He was being held in the Dickson County Jail on $50,000 bond. In a… Read more »

TBI says suspect pointed toy gun at Dickson Co. Sheriff’s Office detectives before being shot

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the Nashville man who was shot and wounded by a Dickson County Sheriff’s Office detective Wednesday pointed a toy gun at the officers who were trying to arrest him on a warrant for probation violation. 43-year-old Fred W. Jarvis Jr. was released from the hospital after being treated for… Read more »

Nebraska judge continues hearing on Hodgins’ motion to be included in custody deliberations

A Nebraska judge continued a hearing Wednesday on a request by a Dickson County couple to intervene in the awarding of final custody of 10-year-old Sonya McCaul, the child at the center of an emotional two-state custody battle. With custody of Sonya now transferred to the state of Nebraska, her former foster parents have petitioned… Read more »