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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 »

Dickson County hosts school board members for Mid Cumberland District fall meeting at DCHS

In the midst of the final night of Homecoming preparations at Dickson County High School last week, dozens of Midstate school board members were learning about the changing landscape of education advocacy and hearing other updates at the Tennessee School Boards Association’s Mid Cumberland District fall meeting. The Dickson County school system hosted the event… Read more »

DC’s Hunter Wolcott shoots 2-under on second day to finish tied for 3rd in TSSAA golf tourney

A two-under-par second round left Dickson County High School’s Hunter Wolcott tied for third place in the TSSAA Class AAA state golf tournament Wednesday. In his second trip to the state tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester, the Cougar junior finished at three-under 141 and tied for third with James Beckner of Dobyns-Bennett and… Read more »

Judge dismisses Hodgins’ petition to terminate McCaul’s parental rights and adopt Sonya again

Just days before ruling that the juvenile court order that sent Sonya McCaul back to Nebraska to live with her father should be vacated, the same judge dismissed a petition by her former foster parents to terminate her father’s rights and adopt the 10-year-old. While adoption-related documents in Tennessee are sealed and not available to… Read more »