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Red Hawks face Lawrence Co. in booster scrimmage Friday

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Creek Wood High School will scrimmage Lawrence County and the Creek Wood Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual barbecue fund-raiser tonight in Red Hawk Stadium. Due to incorrect information provided to WDKN, it was first announced the scrimmage and barbecue would be held last Tuesday. William James and Charlotte middle schools will open the
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White Bluff store permit suspended for underage beer sale

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A White Bluff market's beer permit has been suspended for 30 days and a $1,000 civil penalty assessed for a second offense of selling beer to an underage informant in a five-year period. Acting as the town's Beer Board, the White Bluff Town Council voted to give White Bluff Shell on Highway 47 the minimum
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Judge temporarily blocks termination of Fairview officers

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A federal judge has temporarily stopped the termination procedures for two Fairview police officers, one of whom is a former Dickson officer. U.S. District Judge Kevin Sharp granted a temporary restraining order Friday that prohibits Fairview from moving ahead with a termination hearing for Lt. Shane Dunning and Lt. Pat Stockdale. The city had informed
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WDKN has reported extensively on Channel 4’s ‘secret case’

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While a Nashville television station has aired reports alleging a Dickson County trial is being kept secret, WDKN has reported extensively about the case against 33-year-old Robert E. Huse, who is charged with felony murder and aggravated child abuse in the 2012 death of his two-month-old son. WSMV Channel 4's Nancy Amons reported July 21
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Board sets special session Friday to revise budget again

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The Dickson County School Board has scheduled a special session Friday to vote on another revised budget for 2016-17. The Dickson County Commission's Budget Committee rejected the school proposal Monday and directed the board to cut $500,000 in expenditures. The board will meet in special session at noon Friday at the central office. At Monday
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Council approves bid, extra money for amphitheater

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The White Bluff Town Council awarded a contract for its outdoor amphitheater project and hopes to have it completed by the end of the year. At Tuesday night's meeting, the council voted unanimously to accept the low bid of $211,000 from Fellowship Construction of Bon Aqua. Public Works Director Jeff Martin said the bid is
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Polls open 7 am-7 pm Thursday for election day

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Tomorrow is election day across Tennessee and polls in Dickson County will be open 7 am-7 pm. Voting will be held in 17 precincts across the county with only one in a new location. The 5th District polling place has been moved from the White Bluff Fire Department to the nearby Bibb-White Bluff Civic Center.
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Committee rejects budget, tells board to make $500K in cuts

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The Dickson County Commission's Budget Committee rejected the school system's budget proposal again and told the Dickson County School Board to cut $500,000 from its expenses. After the school board first presented a budget with a $1 million increase in local funding, the Budget Committee voted July 5 to increase education spending by only $500,000
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