Weeks names Melissa Garton transportation department coordinator in restructuring

Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks announced at last week’s board meeting that Melissa Garton is the school system’s new transportation coordinator, completing a revision of the system’s management structure. Weeks said he posted the new position and seven applicants were interviewed. “We narrowed that down, I think they did some consultation and some review […]

Judge reduces payments for former Humane Society board president’s restitution schedule

A judge has modified the schedule for the former president of the Humane Society of Dickson County to pay back the $60,000 she admitted stealing from the organization. Dickson County Circuit Court Judge Larry Wallace agreed to reduce 49-year-old Melissa Lee Standley’s monthly payments from $1,000 to $750 under the terms of her eight-year probation […]

Joelton man charged with theft by fraud for taking mower and other lawn equipment

A Joelton man faces a theft charge for fraudulently obtaining over $5,000 in lawn equipment from a Dickson County business. According to a press release from the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, Justin Lee Williams of Joelton “fraudulently purchased” a new Bad Boy mower, trailer and other lawn equipment valued at more than $5,600 from 96 […]