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Woodard gets probation after 10 days on plea to 40 charges

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A Charlotte man who walked into court facing more than 40 criminal charges walked out with two years of probation after serving five weekends in jail. Even Dickson County Circuit Court Judge Suzanne Lockert-Mash noted that 35-year-old Bradley Tom Woodard was “charged with just about everything under the sun” when his cases were called Tuesday.
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TCAT-Dickson hosting career fair on Tuesday

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson will be holding a career fair next week with several area employers participating. The fair will be 8:30 am-2 pm Tuesday at the Dickson campus at 740 Highway 46 S. A growing list of participating employers will be on-site with information about positions for those seeking jobs in administrative/clerical,
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Sip and Show to close art exhibition at Promise Land

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The Community Art Exhibition at the Promise Land Historic Site will come to a close with a Sip and Show event next week. The closing event is free and will be 6-8 pm Tuesday at the Promise Land Community Center north of Charlotte. The Community Art Exhibition at Promise Land has been presented in cooperation
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Vanleer couple found with meth labs enters guilty pleas

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[caption id="attachment_10313" align="alignleft" width="150"]Brian Michael Pleasant Brian Michael Pleasant[/caption] [caption id="attachment_10314" align="alignleft" width="150"]April Michelle Cravens April Michelle Cravens[/caption] A Vanleer couple arrested after a stolen trailer investigation led to the discovery of methamphetamine labs entered plea bargains in Dickson County Circuit
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Trial delayed for man who shot at Cheatham deputy

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[caption id="attachment_8355" align="alignleft" width="250"]Nelson Ochoa-Puentes Nelson Ochoa-Puentes[/caption] The trial of a Honduran man charged with trying to kill a Cheatham County deputy has been delayed for a second time. 34-year-old Nelson Yojeni Ochoa-Puentes was scheduled to stand trial on a charge of attempted first-degree murder next week. The
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Polls open until 8 pm tonight in Dickson and Charlotte

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Today is the first of two opportunities to take advantage of extended hours for early voting. Early voting will be conducted in Charlotte and Dickson 10 am-8 pm Thursday. To make early voting more convenient, the Dickson County Election Commission began offering later hours several years ago. After first offering extended hours on Wednesdays, the
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Former employee gets probation for AutoZone theft

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A former employee at a Dickson auto parts store will be on probation for two years after entering a conditional plea to stealing $1,000 from his employer. 37-year-old David J. Dickson of Indian Creek Road in McEwen pleaded no contest in Dickson County Circuit Court Tuesday to a charge of felony theft. Assistant District Attorney
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Ex-Sen. Summerville misses fifth court appearance

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[caption id="attachment_563" align="alignleft" width="150"]Jim Summerville Jim Summerville[/caption] Former state Sen. Jim Summerville again failed to appear in court or provide medical evidence that he is unable to stand trial on three misdemeanor charges. In May Dickson County Circuit Court Judge Larry Wallace scheduled an appearance for Summerville for
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NAACP hosting Career Fair, Youth Summit on Saturday

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The Dickson County branch of the NAACP is hosting a Career Fair and Youth Summit Saturday. The event includes a Career Fair 8 am-12 pm, cookout lunch noon-1 pm and Youth Summit with a panel discussion on issues and concerns relevant to the lives of youth in the community 1-3:30 pm at the Tennsco Community
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