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Vaughn gets 8 years for 3 robberies, police pursuit

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[caption id="attachment_17840" align="alignleft" width="173"]Sherrick Markey Vaughn Sherrick Markey Vaughn[/caption] A Charlotte man charged in a crime spree that includes three robberies and a chase across half of Dickson County has been sentenced to eight years in prison. 27-year-old Sherrick Markey Vaughn of Colliers Bend Road pleaded no contest
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Election results certified, winners begin new terms

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With the results of last month's election becoming official, the winners are beginning their new terms and the town of Charlotte is preparing for the start of liquor by the drink sales. The Dickson County Election Commission certified the results of the election at a brief meeting Nov. 21. Administrator of Elections Roxanne Hagewood reported
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Tree lighting, Christmas in Downtown scheduled tonight

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[caption id="attachment_4939" align="alignnone" width="720"]A previous year's live nativity at the Dickson County Help Center. A previous year's live nativity at the Dickson County Help Center.[/caption] Christmas in Downtown Dickson features Santa Claus, refreshments, entertainment, a live nativity, carriage rides, special sales, prizes and the lighting of the city
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Creek Wood drops pair to Harpeth, at Camden tonight

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Both Creek Wood teams fell behind early and could not rally as Harpeth swept a non-district doubleheader in Charlotte Thursday. A scoreless second quarter put the Lady Red Hawks in a hole they could not climb out of in a 43-34 loss to the Lady Indians. An Elayna Gass three-pointer gave Creek Wood an 11-8
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Woman released on probation for vehicular homicide plea

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[caption id="attachment_17809" align="alignleft" width="190"]Michelle Marie Widner Michelle Marie Widner[/caption] A White Bluff woman was released from jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to vehicular homicide for a 2015 wreck that killed a motorcyclist. 37-year-old Michelle Marie Widner of Cedar Hill Road was sentenced to eight years on probation
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Woman gets diversion for sexual contact with 15-year-old

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A Dickson woman was placed on probation for two years after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with a teenager. 22-year-old April Michelle Franklin of McLemore Street was placed on a judicial diversion and will be eligible to have her record expunged. Franklin entered a conditional guilty plea to a charge of statutory rape in
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March trial set for sex offender working as referee

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[caption id="attachment_16972" align="alignleft" width="194"]Herman Lee Brown Herman Lee Brown[/caption] A convicted rapist accused of working as a high school referee in Dickson County faces a March trial on eight counts of violating the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry. The attorney for 53-year-old Herman Lee Brown of Woodlawn filed a
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