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Guaranteed school price likely not ready by January

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When the Dickson County School Board selected Hewlett Spencer LLC to be the project manager for what was then going to be a new middle school in Burns a year ago, one of the selling points was its Guaranteed Maximum Price policy. The company takes the designs and working with contractors determines a maximum price
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Board taking comments on 2017-18 school calendar

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The Dickson County Board of Education is currently seeking input and comments on a proposed calendar for the 2017-18 school year. The draft of the calendar has been posted on the school system's website at dicksoncountyschools.org and comments can be submitted by email to info@dcbe.org through the end of the month. Director of Schools
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Dickson parade Nov. 27; White Bluff parade Dec. 10

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Dickson and White Bluff are registering entries for their annual Christmas parades. The Dickson parade will be 2 pm Sunday, Nov. 27. The White Bluff parade will be 4:30 pm Saturday, Dec. 10. Presented by the Downtown Dickson Business Association, the entry fee for the Dickson parade is $10 through Nov. 21 and $15 after
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Commission seeks data to justify new school in Burns

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The Dickson County Commission is asking to see the school board's data to justify its plan to construct a combination middle/high school in the Burns area. During a presentation by Mayor Bob Rial on proposed operating expenses for the new school, commissioners questioned Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks about the need for a new
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Burns to vote on engineer, conversion application Wednesday

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The Burns Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting next week to address two issues regarding the potential sale of the town's unfinished municipal park on Highway 96. The notice of a special meeting at 6 pm Wednesday says it is to employ a civil engineer and discussion and approval of a conversion packet
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Eby seeks change for constables to have emergency lights

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[caption id="attachment_4782" align="alignleft" width="95"]Jeff Eby Jeff Eby[/caption] A county commissioner recently elected as a constable wants the Tennessee General Assembly to allow constables in Dickson County to have emergency lights on their vehicles. Jeff Eby, who is the county commissioner for the 2nd District since 2014, was elected
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Former Dickson residents retain seats in legislature

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[caption id="attachment_9411" align="alignleft" width="150"]Sen. Sara Kyle Sen. Sara Kyle[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17346" align="alignleft" width="150"]Rep. Bo Mitchell Rep. Bo Mitchell[/caption] Four current or former Dickson County residents won election to the Tennessee General Assembly Tuesday night. While Republicans Mary Littleton and Michael Curcio
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Curcio, Littleton win local Tennessee House races

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[caption id="attachment_16851" align="alignleft" width="150"]Michael Curcio Michael Curcio[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6262" align="alignleft" width="150"]Rep. Mary Littleton Rep. Mary Littleton[/caption] Dickson businessman Michael Curcio will become the new member of the Tennessee House of Representatives in the 69th District, replacing David Shepard who retired after
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