With construction finished, town council approves rental policy for new Bibb-White Bluff Civic Center

With a grand-opening fund-raiser scheduled in two weeks, construction of the $2 million Hazel C. and Zollie H. Bibb Jr.-White Bluff Civic Center is complete. “I think it’s going to be the showplace of Dickson County,” White Bluff Mayor Linda Hayes said at Tuesday’s town council meeting. Public Works Director Jeff Martin told the council […]

Dickson County to improve courthouse annex security with installation of key-less entry system

The Dickson County Courthouse Annex will be getting a new key-less entry system that will provide more security for court operations and better control over access to the building. Dickson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jerone Holt, a member of the courthouse security committee, told the county commission’s work session Monday night that Eye in […]

Vanessa Pilkinton is guest speaker at kick-off banquet for 55th annual Cancer Crusade Auction

The Dickson County Unit of the American Cancer Society will kick off its 55th annual Cancer Crusade with a banquet next week. Cancer survivor Vanessa Pilkinton will be the guest speaker at the Thursday, Feb. 12, dinner to begin preparations for April’s 55th crusade auction. The dinner is 6:30 pm at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. […]

Dickson County school system salutes its bus drivers during Love the Bus Month in February

The Dickson County school system is saluting its bus drivers during February, which has been designated Love the Bus Month by the American School Bus Council. Director of Student Services Steve Sorrells said all schools are being asked to show their appreciation to the bus drivers and the school system’s transportation department in a variety […]

CWHS Red Hawks face Bulldogs tonight in quest to finish 1st undefeated season in school history

Creek Wood High School’s Red Hawks basketball team looks to complete its first undefeated season in the school’s 13-year history when they host Hickman County for Senior Night tonight. The 24-0 Red Hawks are ranked second in the AP poll for Class AA and have already locked up the number-one seed for next week’s District […]

Former Cougar JeQuan Lewis scores 13 in debut as 18th-ranked VCU’s new starting point guard

In his first start as 18th-ranked VCU’s new point guard, former Dickson County Cougar JeQuan Lewis scored 13 points and had four assists in the Rams’ 72-60 win at George Mason Wednesday night. Sophomore Lewis stepped into the starting lineup after VCU lost senior Briante Weber to a season-ending knee injury Saturday. Coming off the […]

Promise Land, museum present film, book and talk series for Black History Month observance

To celebrate Black History Month, the Promise Land Community Club and Clement Railroad Hotel Museum present four special programs on Wednesday afternoons starting today. The Black History Month Series starts with a two-part screening of the documentary “Freedom Summer 1964,” which depicts the efforts of several civil rights organizations to conduct voter registration drives in […]

Commission passes agreement to begin paying all of magistrates’ salaries with city contributions

The Dickson County Commission has tentatively approved an agreement to assume responsibility for handling the payroll for five of the county’s judicial commissioners. Under a memorandum of understanding presented at Monday night’s work session, the county will issue the paychecks for the commissioners, also known as magistrates, while the city of Dickson will begin reimbursing […]