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Woman gets probation after toddler was exposed to drugs

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A Dickson woman was placed on probation after her toddler son was found to have drugs in his system. During a recent appearance in Dickson County Circuit Court, Amanda J. Shirley pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated child child abuse of a victim under eight years old, a Class E felony punishable by 1-6 years in
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Creek Wood sends 5, DCHS 2 to state track and field meet

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Creek Wood High School sent five competitors to the Spring Fling's TSSAA Class A/AA state track championships this week while two Dickson County Cougars will be competing in Class AAA in Murfreesboro. Creek Wood senior Caroline Edmondson qualified to compete in the pentathlon on Monday and the high jump, 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles on
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White Bluff man charged in death of woman found in apartment

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[caption id="attachment_13639" align="alignleft" width="300"]Keianthony Mignon Garrett Keianthony Mignon Garrett[/caption] A White Bluff man has been charged with the murder of a Dickson woman found dead in her home March 8. According to a statement from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 21-year-old Keianthony Mignon Garrett was arrested on a
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Qualifying for Nov. 8 municipal races begins today

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Qualifying for the Nov. 8 municipal elections in White Bluff, Burns, Vanleer and Slayden opens today. The Dickson County Election Office begins issuing candidate petitions Friday with the deadline to get on the ballot at noon Aug. 18. Voters in White Bluff will elect a mayor and two of the five-member Town Council for four-year
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Seniors in ‘prank’ to split cost, work on campus to graduate

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Criminal charges are not expected to be filed against 11 Dickson County High School students who admitted participating in what has been called a “senior prank” that resulted in about $12,000 in damages at the school last week. A report filed by School Resource Officer Jeremy Wall says the 11 seniors and their parents have
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Vanleer looks at water rate hike, water tank loan in new budget

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The Vanleer Board of Aldermen will consider a small water rate increase and borrowing money for water tank maintenance while the town's property tax rate could be reduced when it votes on a 2016-17 budget next week. At a work session dedicated to the budget Wednesday night, Vice Mayor Jason Weaver reported that with property
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North Carolina man gets probation for prescribed marijuana

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A North Carolina man transporting doctor-prescribed marijuana through Dickson County was placed on probation for a year. Timothy Wade Cole was arrested April 1, 2015, after a stop on Interstate 40 turned up several canisters of marijuana and a handgun in his vehicle. Defense attorney Mike Flanagan said during a hearing last week in Dickson
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Charlotte man’s manslaughter trial postponed to Nov. 16

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[caption id="attachment_10584" align="alignleft" width="187"]Steve Marty Jarman Steve Marty Jarman[/caption] The trial of a Charlotte man for the shooting death of his girlfriend has been postponed to November. 51-year-old Steve Marty Jarman was scheduled to stand trial last Tuesday on a charge of voluntary manslaughter for the April 18,
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