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Chuck Daniel returns as 2016 interim coach for Red Hawks

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Former Creek Wood High School football coach Chuck Daniel will return to lead the Red Hawks as interim coach for the 2016 season. Director of School Dr. Danny Weeks announced the interim appointment Thursday following the resignation of Justin Palmer to accept the head coaching position at Shelbyville Central High School. Daniel coached the Red
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Creek Wood’s Palmer resigns to take Shelbyville position

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[caption id="attachment_5744" align="alignleft" width="200"]Justin Palmer Justin Palmer[/caption] With football practice scheduled to begin Monday, Creek Wood High School head coach Justin Palmer has accepted an offer to return to Shelbyville Central High School. Dickson County Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks confirmed just before 2 pm Wednesday that
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Committee tells schools to cut $500,000 from budget

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The Dickson County Commission's Budget Committee told the school board to cut half a million dollars from its $65 million budget proposal. On Mayor Bob Rial's recommendation, the committee forwarded all of the county's budgets to a public hearing later this month, including an amended school system budget that includes about half the increase in
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Settlement funds to purchase home where TCE detected

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Funds from the settlement of a lawsuit over groundwater contamination around the Dickson County Landfill will be used to purchase a home where the presence of a dangerous chemical has been detected. Mayor Bob Rial told the county commission at its work session Tuesday that the expert panel that oversees the $5 million remediation program
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Martin announces candidacy for assessor of property

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[caption id="attachment_14507" align="alignleft" width="199"]Jenny Heath Martin Jenny Heath Martin[/caption] Jenny Heath Martin announces her candidacy for Dickson County assessor of property in the Aug. 4 county general election. Assessor Gail Wren announced that she is retiring after working in the office for 46 years, the last 20 as
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Palmer reportedly leaving Creek Wood to return to Shelbyville

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[caption id="attachment_5744" align="alignleft" width="200"]Justin Palmer Justin Palmer[/caption] With football practice scheduled to begin Monday, multiple sources are reporting that Creek Wood High School head coach Justin Palmer has accepted an offer to return to Shelbyville Central High School. While no official announcement has been made, Bedford County school
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Today is last day to register to vote in Aug. 4 election

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Tuesday is the final day to register to vote or make changes to an existing registration for the Aug. 4 county general election and party primaries. Voter applications postmarked by Tuesday will be accepted through the mail. Voter registration forms are available at the election office, the Dickson County satellite office on Main Street, Friendly
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White Bluff public hearing, final vote on budget tonight

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The White Bluff Town Council will hold a public hearing on its 2016-17 budget before a second and final vote at tonight's meeting. The $2.3 million general fund budget is $216,000 more than last fiscal year but because of an overall increase in property values it lowers the property tax rate from 50.17 cents to
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