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Amanda Nicks named principal at Stuart-Burns Elementary

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[caption id="attachment_14582" align="alignleft" width="198"]Amanda Nicks Amanda Nicks[/caption] Amanda Nicks has been named the new principal at Stuart-Burns Elementary School. Dickson County Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks announced the appointment of Nicks Thursday to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Madonna Walker after two years at
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Weeks names assistant principals at CWHS and DIS

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[caption id="attachment_14578" align="alignleft" width="170"]Michelle Prieur Michelle Prieur[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14579" align="alignleft" width="217"]Leslie Christy Leslie Christy[/caption] Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks named two new assistant principals Thursday. Michelle Prieur will be the assistant principal at the new Dickson Intermediate School while Leslie
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Chuck Daniel returns as 2016 interim coach for Red Hawks

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Former Creek Wood High School football coach Chuck Daniel will return to lead the Red Hawks as interim coach for the 2016 season. Director of School Dr. Danny Weeks announced the interim appointment Thursday following the resignation of Justin Palmer to accept the head coaching position at Shelbyville Central High School. Daniel coached the Red
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Creek Wood’s Palmer resigns to take Shelbyville position

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[caption id="attachment_5744" align="alignleft" width="200"]Justin Palmer Justin Palmer[/caption] With football practice scheduled to begin Monday, Creek Wood High School head coach Justin Palmer has accepted an offer to return to Shelbyville Central High School. Dickson County Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks confirmed just before 2 pm Wednesday that
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Committee tells schools to cut $500,000 from budget

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The Dickson County Commission's Budget Committee told the school board to cut half a million dollars from its $65 million budget proposal. On Mayor Bob Rial's recommendation, the committee forwarded all of the county's budgets to a public hearing later this month, including an amended school system budget that includes about half the increase in
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Settlement funds to purchase home where TCE detected

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Funds from the settlement of a lawsuit over groundwater contamination around the Dickson County Landfill will be used to purchase a home where the presence of a dangerous chemical has been detected. Mayor Bob Rial told the county commission at its work session Tuesday that the expert panel that oversees the $5 million remediation program
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Martin announces candidacy for assessor of property

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[caption id="attachment_14507" align="alignleft" width="199"]Jenny Heath Martin Jenny Heath Martin[/caption] Jenny Heath Martin announces her candidacy for Dickson County assessor of property in the Aug. 4 county general election. Assessor Gail Wren announced that she is retiring after working in the office for 46 years, the last 20 as
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