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Dickson to borrow $5 million for land buys, road projects

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The Dickson City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on resolutions to borrow up to $5 million for several projects that include the purchase of property and road improvements. The council also will vote for the first time on ordinances to purchase two pieces of property on the corner of Church and East College streets
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Rial slated to present compensation plan at work session

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Mayor Bob Rial is expected to present a compensation plan for county employees at tonight's Dickson County Commission work session. Rial has discussed the need for a plan since taking office in 2010 and has been working to develop a plan that he says will make Dickson County competitive not only with other county governments
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Tuesday is deadline to RSVP for lunch with Weeks as speaker

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Tuesday is the deadline to RSVP for the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon that will feature Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks as the guest speaker. The luncheon is $13 for chamber members and will be at noon Feb. 8 at GreyStone Golf Club. Hired as director in 2012, Weeks just recently received
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Dickson County ends 2015 with lowest unemployment in 7 years

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Dickson County finished 2015 with its lowest unemployment rate in more than seven years. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported last week that Dickson County's unemployment rate for December was 4.8 percent with 1,180 residents receiving benefits. That rate is down from 5 percent reported in November and 5.6 percent in December
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Cougars snap 7-game district skid by beating Franklin

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Dickson County High School's Cougars snapped a seven-game district losing streak by topping Franklin 52-47 Friday at home. Coming Home King Hunter Wolcott tallied a double-double to help the Cougars improve to 10-12 overall and 2-7 in District 11-AAA. It marks Dickson County's first district win since beating Summit Dec. 8 and avenges a four-point
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Creek Wood locks up top seeds with undefeated January

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Creek Wood High School's basketball teams completed an undefeated January and locked up the number-one seed for the District 11-AA Tournament by sweeping Lewis County on the road Saturday. In a doubleheader snowed out the week before, the Red Hawks and Lady Red Hawks both moved to 13-0 in the district with three games remaining
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Monday is last day to register to vote in presidential primary

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Monday is the final day to register to vote in the March 1 Presidential Preference Primary. Anyone who wishes to register or make changes to an existing registration must do so before 4 pm Monday. Registration forms are available at the Dickson County Election Office in Charlotte, the county clerk's satellite office in Dickson, the
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