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Settlement funds to purchase home where TCE detected

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Funds from the settlement of a lawsuit over groundwater contamination around the Dickson County Landfill will be used to purchase a home where the presence of a dangerous chemical has been detected. Mayor Bob Rial told the county commission at its work session Tuesday that the expert panel that oversees the $5 million remediation program
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Martin announces candidacy for assessor of property

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[caption id="attachment_14507" align="alignleft" width="199"]Jenny Heath Martin Jenny Heath Martin[/caption] Jenny Heath Martin announces her candidacy for Dickson County assessor of property in the Aug. 4 county general election. Assessor Gail Wren announced that she is retiring after working in the office for 46 years, the last 20 as
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Palmer reportedly leaving Creek Wood to return to Shelbyville

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[caption id="attachment_5744" align="alignleft" width="200"]Justin Palmer Justin Palmer[/caption] With football practice scheduled to begin Monday, multiple sources are reporting that Creek Wood High School head coach Justin Palmer has accepted an offer to return to Shelbyville Central High School. While no official announcement has been made, Bedford County school
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Today is last day to register to vote in Aug. 4 election

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Tuesday is the final day to register to vote or make changes to an existing registration for the Aug. 4 county general election and party primaries. Voter applications postmarked by Tuesday will be accepted through the mail. Voter registration forms are available at the election office, the Dickson County satellite office on Main Street, Friendly
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White Bluff public hearing, final vote on budget tonight

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The White Bluff Town Council will hold a public hearing on its 2016-17 budget before a second and final vote at tonight's meeting. The $2.3 million general fund budget is $216,000 more than last fiscal year but because of an overall increase in property values it lowers the property tax rate from 50.17 cents to
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Habitat Director Bennett to speak at chamber luncheon

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[caption id="attachment_10045" align="alignleft" width="149"]Jeff Bennett Jeff Bennett[/caption] The director of the local Habitat for Humanity will be the guest speaker at next week's Dickson County Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon. Jeff Bennett will speak at the lunch for chamber members at noon Monday, July 11, at GreyStone Golf
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4th of July celebrations scheduled across Dickson County

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Several Fourth of July celebrations with fireworks displays are planned for this weekend across Dickson County, weather permitting. On Saturday, Family BBQ at 2199 Yellow Creek Road will have live music and fireworks starting at dark. For information, call 615-763-2925. On Sunday, Sylvia Baptist Church at 1415 Old Sylvia Road will have food and fun starting at
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Dickson, White Bluff and Burns regulate use of fireworks

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The cities of Dickson, White Bluff and Burns have ordinances regarding the use of fireworks. These ordinances only apply within the city limits of those municipalities. Charlotte and Vanleer do not have fireworks restrictions and along with the unincorporated areas of the county are subject to state statutes. That would mean the use of fireworks
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