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Eligible voters can avoid lines with absentee ballot by mail

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With a hotly contested presidential race expected to bring a large turnout, Dickson County election officials are urging eligible voters to consider casting an absentee ballot by mail. Even with early voting in two locations, officials are concerned there could be long lines at the polls and remind eligible voters they can vote from the
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Funeral Monday for former Brown’s block company co-owner

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[caption id="attachment_16331" align="alignleft" width="187"]Jimmy Brown Jimmy Brown[/caption] A funeral service is scheduled Monday for Jimmy Brown, a former owner of Brown's Concrete and Block Co. in Dickson. James Steele “Jimmy” Brown died Thursday at the age of 77. A White Bluff native, Mr. Brown was the son of
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Creek Wood snaps skid with 43-6 Homecoming win

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[caption id="attachment_16328" align="alignnone" width="960"]The 2016 Homecoming court at Creek Wood High School. (photo courtesy WeAreCreekWood Facebook page) The 2016 Homecoming court at Creek Wood High School. (photo courtesy WeAreCreekWood Facebook page)[/caption] Creek Wood's Red Hawks snapped a four-game losing streak with a 43-6 Homecoming victory over East Hickman
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Controversial ending spoils Homecoming for DCHS

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[caption id="attachment_16325" align="alignnone" width="821"]The 2016 Homecoming Court at Dickson County High School. (photo courtesy DC CougarNation Facebook page) The 2016 Homecoming Court at Dickson County High School. (photo courtesy DC CougarNation Facebook page)[/caption] A controversial ending saw Rossview escape with a 38-35 victory to spoil Dickson County's Homecoming
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Council to consider changes to Hwy. 47 intersection

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The severe angle that East Walnut Street connects with Highway 47 in Evans Heights has prompted the city of Dickson to consider redesigning the intersection. At Monday night's Dickson City Council Finance and Management Committee meeting, Public Works Director Jeff Lewis presented a proposal to extend Martin Luther King Drive to a 90-degree intersection on
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Grosvenor wins state CASA’s Champion of Children Award

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[caption id="attachment_16318" align="alignleft" width="300"]Rep. Charles Sargent and Meagan Frazier Grosvenor received awards from Tennessee CASA. Rep. Charles Sargent and Meagan Frazier Grosvenor received awards from Tennessee CASA.[/caption] Court Appointed Special Advocates of Dickson County board of directors President Meagan Frazier Grosvenor was presented the Champion for Children Award
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DCHS and CWHS celebrating Homecomings today

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Dickson County and Creek Wood high schools are celebrating Homecoming today. All schools in Dickson County will dismiss after a half day, most at 11:30. Both schools will hold Homecoming Pep Rallies and Homecoming Parades. The pep rally at DCHS starts at 9 am and the Creek Wood pep rally is at 9:30. Dickson County's
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County’s unemployment rate unchanged in August

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Dickson County's unemployment rate was unchanged from July to August. According to statistics released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, there were 1,120 Dickson County residents receiving unemployment benefits in August for a rate of 4.5 percent, the same as in July. The rate is still a full point below the
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Montgomery Bell celebrates Public Lands Day with bike rides

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To celebrate National Public Lands Day and Bike Your Park Day, Montgomery Bell State Park will host two bike rides on Saturday. Ranger Eric Runkle will lead a 3-mile off-road ride on Montgomery Bell's Mountain Bike Trail at 11 am. Bikers must have a mountain bike, helmet and water. Participants will meet at the Mountain
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Driver appointed to complete term on election commission

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Patricia “Sissy” Driver will become the newest member of the Dickson County Election Commission. The State Election Commission appointed Driver to complete the term of Allen Johnson. Johnson submitted his letter of resignation from the five-member commission in June and attended his last meeting Tuesday. A retired attorney, 72-year-old Johnson was appointed to the election
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