RTA’s Dickson to Nashville bus service averages 74 passenger trips per day during January startup

The first month of the two daily bus routes from Dickson to Nashville saw an average of 74 passenger trips each day, according to figures released by the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee. The two daily buses funded by the city of Dickson, Dickson County, Davidson County and the Tennessee Department of Transportation recorded […]

Weeks among 114 directors asking legislators to delay changes to standards for review process

Dickson County Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks is one of 114 Tennessee school system superintendents to sign a letter asking Tennessee legislators to hold off on making any changes to the state’s academic standards until Gov. Bill Haslam’s review process is completed. Weeks was one of a handful of school system directors who joined […]

Auditions Saturday for youth production of ‘Behind the Mirror: A Tale of Snow White and Rose Red’

The Renaissance Players community theatre group will hold auditions Saturday for its young actors series production of “Behind the Mirror: A Tale of Snow White and Rose Red.” The Young Entertainers on Stage series presents theatrical productions written for and cast entirely with actors in kindergarten through 12th grade. Auditions will be 9 am-noon Saturday […]

Red Hawks host Lewis County, Cougars travel to Franklin to open boys’ district tournament action

Tonight it’s the boys’ turn as district tournament action continues. The undefeated Creek Wood Red Hawks are hosting Lewis County at 6 pm in District 11-AA. The 25-0 Red Hawks dominated the Panthers with 48- and 51-point wins in the regular season. Ninth-seed Lewis County survived a play-in game Monday by beating Fairview 62-57. Creek […]

School board supports standards review, opposes vouchers, charters and elected superintendents

With Gov. Bill Haslam making it clear in his State of the State address Monday night that education will be a dominant focus during this legislative session, the Dickson County School Board has stated its position on several possible education-related topics with the passage of resolutions to send to the General Assembly. At last month’s […]

Marshalls and Petco post job openings online for new stores coming in The Crossings of Dickson

After Hobby Lobby was swamped with applicants for temporary setup help for its new store in Dickson, two other tenants of The Crossings of Dickson are currently advertising job openings on their websites. Hobby Lobby said it was looking for startup workers that could lead to full- or part-time positions at the new 55,000-square-foot store […]

Goodwill reports over 270 found jobs through Dickson Career Solutions Center during 2014

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee reports that it far exceeded its mission goals for 2014 by providing free employment services and job training to over 28,000 people, including over 800 at its Dickson site. The organization recently announced its Career Solutions Centers in the midstate served 28,159 people and helped 9,558 land jobs. The non-profit […]