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5 Businesses cited for beer sales to underage informant

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Five Dickson County businesses were cited for making alcohol sales to an underage informant during a recent compliance check by the 23rd Judicial District Drug Task Force. Drug Free Dickson Coalition Director Mark Cook confirmed the organization sponsored the latest sweep by the task force at the end of June as part of its continuing
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Dickson woman charged in TBI sex-trafficking sting

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A Dickson County woman was one of 41 people arrested in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's latest effort to combat sex trafficking as part of the ongoing Operation Someone Like Me. The TBI announced last week charges of prostitution and patronizing prostitution were filed against 34 men, six women and one juvenile during a three-day
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Dickson County-Creek Wood kickoff changed to 7:30

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Kickoff for the season-opening football game between Dickson County and Creek Wood high schools has been rescheduled for 7:30 pm next week. The Cougars and Red Hawks meet in the eighth game of the in-county rivalry on Friday, Aug. 19, in Dickson County Stadium. DCHS Athletic Director Jay Powlas announced Wednesday that the kickoff has
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Police say shooting report was ‘swatting’ hoax call

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Police believe a call about a shooting in a Dickson home Monday night was a hoax that is part of a disturbing growing trend known as “swatting.” Lt. Todd Christian said Dickson Police Department officers responded to a report of two people being killed and a shooter still present in a home on Regency Lane.
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Kenneth Niles to stand trial Dec. 5 for double murder

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[caption id="attachment_7965" align="alignleft" width="131"]Kenneth Ray Niles Kenneth Ray Niles[/caption] A December trial has been scheduled for a Dickson man charged with killing a young couple and setting a fire to cover up the crime. During a recent hearing in Dickson County Circuit Court, Judge Suzanne Lockert-Mash scheduled the
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Rial urges STCP, WADC to study system improvements

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Dickson County Mayor Bob Rial has called on the boards of directors for the Sylvia-Tennessee City-Pond Utility District and the Water Authority of Dickson County to conduct a joint study of ways to improve water service to the western portion of the county. In a letter to both boards, Rial says “access to water and
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Lunch participation up; buses drive 736K miles without injury

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As the new school year was starting, the Dickson County School Board recently heard reports for its nutrition, transportation and school nurse programs for 2015-16. Year-end reports were presented to the board at last month's meeting. School Nutrition Program Coordinator Jason Collins reported that school lunch participation was up 5 percent across the system. Collins
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