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Jack Story and Hunter Wolcott begin quests for state title today in 2nd trips to TSSAA golf tourney

Dickson County High School’s Hunter Wolcott and Jack Story begin their quest for a state golf title today. The two Cougar juniors tee off this morning in the two-day TSSAA Class AAA state tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester. The Region 6-AAA champion after shooting 67 at GreyStone Golf Club, Story starts from the… Read more »

Charlotte officials plan to ask postal service to modify reduced hours at post office next week

While still unhappy about the decision to reduce hours of operation at the Charlotte Post Office, town officials plan to ask the U.S. Postal Service to consider adjusting the hours to meet the needs of the most customers. Postal officials announced in August that starting next week the hours of operation at the retail window… Read more »

School board maintains same leadership positions, honors 34 school system retirees

Dickson County School Board members recently re-elected their leaders for another year. Without discussion the board chose Tim Potter to continue serving as chairman, Kirk Vandivort as vice chairman and Steve Haley as Tennessee Legislative Network representative at its September meeting. All three were re-elected by acclamation. Potter was re-elected to his third four-year term… Read more »

Police say tips helped lead to arrest of suspect in exposure incident involving 12-year-old girl

The Dickson Police Department reports that several tips have led to the arrest of a suspect who allegedly exposed himself in two incidents earlier this month. 36-year-old Gregory Scott Barnum of Big Sandy, Tenn., has been charged with felony indecent exposure. He was being held in the Dickson County Jail on $50,000 bond. In a… Read more »

TBI says suspect pointed toy gun at Dickson Co. Sheriff’s Office detectives before being shot

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the Nashville man who was shot and wounded by a Dickson County Sheriff’s Office detective Wednesday pointed a toy gun at the officers who were trying to arrest him on a warrant for probation violation. 43-year-old Fred W. Jarvis Jr. was released from the hospital after being treated for… Read more »

Nebraska judge continues hearing on Hodgins’ motion to be included in custody deliberations

A Nebraska judge continued a hearing Wednesday on a request by a Dickson County couple to intervene in the awarding of final custody of 10-year-old Sonya McCaul, the child at the center of an emotional two-state custody battle. With custody of Sonya now transferred to the state of Nebraska, her former foster parents have petitioned… Read more »

Over 330 local students might not get to play without school system using non-faculty coaches

More than 330 Dickson County students possibly would be unable to participate in a school sport or other extracurricular activity if not for the school system’s use of non-faculty personnel. In a report presented to the school board last week, Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said 12 school athletic programs currently are led by… Read more »

Thursday morning fire destroys aquarium maker and fish supplier, kills 6,000 tropical fish

An early morning fire destroyed two Dickson County businesses and killed thousands of tropical fish. Flames consumed the structures for Glasscages and Mandalay Fish at 1500 East Piney Road in southern Dickson County around 4 am Thursday. Glasscages manufactured custom-designed glass and acrylic fish tanks, aquariums and terrariums. Mandalay Fish specialized in the sale of… Read more »