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Commission delays appointment of interim judicial commissioner

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The Dickson County Commission put off appointing a new judicial commissioner until next month. Mayor Bob Rial said the commission's Judicial Commissioner Committee interviewed the five candidates for the vacancy prior to Monday night's meeting but announced the committee needs more time before making its recommendation. Chairman Shane Chandler said the committee will meet at
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Dickson County schools remain closed Thursday

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Due to continued hazardous road conditions in the north end of the county, Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks has announced schools will remain closed Thursday. Extended care sites also will be closed. The forecast calls for rain Thursday with temperatures dropping as it turns to snow overnight and Friday.
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Read it for yourself: THE RESOLUTION

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Here is the resolution approved unanimously by the Dickson County Commission Tuesday night. RESOLUTION TO URGE THE TENNESSEE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO TAKE ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO RETURN POWER OVER THE DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF
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Driving conditions hazardous as ice closes schools and more

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Driving conditions are quickly deteriorating as Dickson County officials say the area is experiencing more ice than predicted. All roads are reported to be slick and multiple wrecks have been reported on state highways and Interstate 40 as well as side streets. Dickson County is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 pm Wednesday. Sleet
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Commission approves resolution disagreeing with same-sex marriage ruling

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In front of another overflow crowd and without discussion, the Dickson County Commission approved a resolution disagreeing with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriages and calling on the Tennessee General Assembly and U.S. Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution to give states the power to define marriages. The Commissioners Courtroom was full
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