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Last day for late voting hours is today in Dickson, Charlotte

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Today is the final day of extended early voting hours before next week's election. Early voting will be open 10 am-8 pm Thursday at the Dickson County Election Office in Charlotte and Restoration Church in Dickson. Wednesday's voting in Dickson and Charlotte saw the busiest day of the early voting period with 184 ballots cast.
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Burns commissioners reverse vote to end 911 contract

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The Burns Board of Commissioners has reversed itself and voted to rescind its decision to opt out of a contract with the Dickson County 911 Board for emergency dispatch services. At a special meeting Tuesday night, three members of the board voted to reinstate the interlocal agreement and pay the town's quarterly fee in order
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Schools set open houses, DCHS for freshmen only

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With the start of the new year on Monday, most Dickson County schools will be holding open houses or orientation meetings Thursday or Sunday. The elementary school supply lists are available on the school system's website and in local stores. All of the classroom lists have been posted at each elementary school as of last
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Upchurch pulls petition to run for vacant Vanleer mayor seat

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After being vacant for two years, the town of Vanleer might have a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 8 municipal election. The Dickson County Election Office reports that Matthew Upchurch picked up a qualifying petition Monday to run for the two-year term as mayor of Vanleer. The town has been operating without a mayor
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Fabricating evidence charge added to Donegan’s Oct. 7 trial

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[caption id="attachment_7966" align="alignleft" width="176"]Jamey Earl Donegan Jamey Earl Donegan[/caption] After a motion to dismiss the indictment was denied, the fabricating evidence charge against Jamey Earl Donegan has been added to his October trial on drug and vandalism charges. 45-year-old Donegan of Old Stage Road in Dickson is charged
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Early voting enters final week with 825 ballots cast

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The final week of early voting begins today. Early voting for the Aug. 4 county general election and party primaries ends Saturday. This week's schedule has early voting at the Dickson County Election Office in Charlotte 8 am-4 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 am-8 pm Thursday and 9 am-noon Saturday. Early voting at
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