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Jury picked, testimony begins Tuesday in Long murder trial

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[caption id="attachment_2437" align="alignleft" width="300"]Morris Lynn 'Moe' Long II Morris Lynn 'Moe' Long II[/caption] A jury was selected and heard opening arguments in the first-degree murder trial of Morris Lynn “Moe” Long II Monday in Dickson County Circuit Court. Testimony is scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in Long's second
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Weiss re-opens City Lake after tests confirm fish kill cause

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After tests confirmed that low oxygen levels caused a recent fish kill, Dickson Mayor Don L. Weiss, Jr. has decided to re-open City Lake to fishing. In a statement released Monday, Weiss said the city worked with the Water Authority of Dickson County and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to determine the cause of a
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Early voting ends with more than 1,650 ballots cast

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Almost 300 ballots were cast in the last two days of early voting before Thursday's election. Early voting concluded Saturday and Dickson County Administrator of Elections Roxanna Hagewood reports Dickson County has seen 1,652 early and absentee ballots so far. Hagewood said that number will continue to inch up as mail-in absentee ballots are received
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Red Hawks host Lawrence Co. in booster BBQ scrimmage Friday Night

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After opening its preseason action with a scrimmage against Harpeth last week, the Creek Wood High School Red Hawks will face Lawrence County Friday night in Charlotte. The Creek Wood Athletic Booster Club will be holding its annual barbecue and selling club memberships in Red Hawk Stadium. The action on the field starts with a scrimmage
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City Lake re-opened after tests confirm kill cause

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After tests have confirmed that low oxygen levels caused a recent fish kill, Mayor Don L. Weiss, Jr. has decided to re-open City Lake to fishing. In a statement released Monday, Weiss said the city worked with the Water Authority of Dickson County and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to determine the dissolved oxygen level
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Alcohol suspected in Sunday wreck that killed Dickson man

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Alcohol is suspected in a one-vehicle wreck Sunday morning that killed a Dickson County man. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Warren Ryan of Dickson was killed when the truck in which he was a passenger struck a tree along Turkey Creek Road. The driver of the truck, 31-year-old John Cook of McEwen, was reported
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Commission vote on $117M budget, tax rate set tonight

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The Dickson County Commission is scheduled to vote on its 2016-17 budgets and set the property tax rate at a special session tonight. Approval of the budget was delayed past the start of the fiscal year July 1 while the Dickson County School Board made changes to the revenue projections in its budget as directed
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Weeks: HVAC projects ready for opening of schools today

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Dickson County schools open today and officials say three major air conditioning projects were expected to be ready for the arrival of students. At last week's Dickson County School Board meeting, Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said work will continue for some time still on a major HVAC project at Dickson County High School,
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