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Lady Cougars continue dominance in District 11-AAA with 75-34 win over Independence

The sixth-ranked Dickson County Lady Cougars continued their dominance of District 11-AAA with a 75-34 rout of Independence Tuesday night while the Cougars are still searching for their first district win following a 73-36 loss to the Eagles. Coach Eve Hamilton’s Lady Cougars won their fifth district contest with an average margin of victory of… Read more »

Becky Spicer elected on third ballot to fill 6th District vacancy on Dickson Co. Commission until 2016

Lifelong Burns-area resident Becky Spicer was elected on the third ballot Monday night to fill the 6th District vacancy on the Dickson County Commission. Spicer topped a field of six nominees to fill the seat left open by the November death of Commissioner Benny Spencer. Spicer will serve until the position can be placed on… Read more »

Commission considering $19K estimate for moving election office to former training building

With a lull in activity between last November’s election and the next scheduled vote in September for the city of Dickson, the county commission is again considering moving the Dickson County Election Office away from the Courthouse Square. A 2012 assessment of the current building next to the Courthouse Annex recommended not putting any more… Read more »

Commissioners scheduled to elect interim representative for 6th District at tonight’s session

The Dickson County Commission is scheduled to fill the 6th District vacancy on the 12-member board at tonight’s work session. The commissioners will elect an interim commissioner to fill the vacancy left by the death of Benny Spencer, who will serve until the next general election in August 2016. The seat will be placed on… Read more »

41 passengers ride to work as new bus service from Dickson to Nashville debuts Monday morning

The first of the new commuter buses departed Dickson this morning for downtown Nashville with 41 passengers. Dickson County Mayor Bob Rial, Dickson Mayor Don Weiss Jr, state Rep. Mary Littleton and Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee CEO Steve Bland greeted commuters with coffee, hot chocolate and donuts in the parking lot of Walmart… Read more »

Red Hawks claim Nera White Christmas tourney trophy, blister Lewis County to stay undefeated

Creek Wood’s Red Hawks gave themselves a late Christmas present by taking the championship of the Nera White Christmas Tournament last Tuesday then returned to district action by blistering Lewis County 92-44 Friday in Charlotte. The undefeated Red Hawks were a late addition to the tournament at Lafayette and came home with the trophy by… Read more »