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Former examiner pleads guilty to stealing money for licenses

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A former driver's license examiner was placed on probation for one year after pleading guilty to stealing cash paid by people obtaining or renewing licenses. 34-year-old Michelle Ann Smith of McEwen pleaded guilty to a class E felony of theft between $500 and $1,000 during a hearing in Dickson County Circuit Court Friday. Assistant District
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Summerville charges back in court following reported sightings

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[caption id="attachment_563" align="alignleft" width="150"]Jim Summerville Jim Summerville[/caption] Misdemeanor charges against former state Sen. Jim Summerville were placed back on the court docket Friday after reports that he has been seen in public. Charges of stalking, public intoxication and allowing his dogs to run at large have been on
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Council, commission, school board discuss ’16-’17 budgets tonight

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The Dickson County Commission, Dickson City Council and Dickson County School Board are scheduled to continue deliberations on their 2016-17 budgets at meetings tonight. The city council's Finance and Management Committee is slated to get a budget presentation at its regular meeting at 6 pm in Dickson City Hall. The county commission Budget and Budget
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Ravenwood gets back-to-back wins over DCHS for title

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Back-to-back losses kept the Dickson County Lady Cougars from grabbing the District 11-AAA Tournament championship and send them on the road for today's region action. Ravenwood claimed the district tourney title by coming out of the loser's bracket to upset Dickson County 7-3 Thursday and 3-0 Friday. The Lady Cougar offense was held in check
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Lady Red Hawks avenge losses with semifinal win at Dover

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Creek Wood's Lady Red Hawks got the third win in an elimination game they needed to advance to the District 11-AA Tournament championship where the run ended with a loss to Waverly Saturday. But Friday's 3-1 win over Stewart County extends Creek Wood's season into a Region 6-AA Tournament semifinal tonight where a win will
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3 plead guilty to selling drugs in drug-free zones

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Three people pleaded guilty and were placed on probation for selling drugs in drug-free zones. Tennessee law provides for stiffer penalties for anyone convicted of selling drugs within 1,000 feet of any public or private school, preschool, daycare, library, recreational area or park. The felony classification for a drug sale is determined by the amount
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SCV Camp 260 hosting Living Heritage Days, 1860s Ball

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Capt. W.H. McCauley Camp 260 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is hosting its annual Living Heritage Days this weekend and an 1860s Summer Ball on Saturday night. The event includes special displays and demonstrations for Dickson County school children today and is open to the public on Saturday. The Living Heritage Days include tours
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Postal employees collecting donations for food banks

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As part of the annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign, U.S. Postal Service employees and volunteers will be picking up food donations Saturday to benefit food banks across America. The annual U.S. Postal Food Drive is the largest annual food drive to help stock the pantry shelves at the Dickson County Help Center. Residents are asked
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