Lumber company close to approval for industrial park
The sale of industrial park property on which to build a lumber operation similar to Middle Tennessee Lumber of Burns will be voted on today by the Dickson County Industrial Development Board.
Mon May 20, 2013
Burns asks school board to help with park
The school board likely will consider the Burns mayor's request to pay for a turning lane in front of Stuart-Burns Elementary School during a budget work session this week.
Tennessee Employers Rack Up $232 Million On New Hires
Tennessee employers taking advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit program achieved a record high in potential federal income tax savings during the fiscal year that ended in September 2012, announced Burns Phillips, acting commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Tue May 14, 2013
Gerald Francis Styer
Known as "Jerry" to family and friends, he was born on Sept. 26, 1927, to Joseph and Vida Styer, in Menomonie, Wisconsin.
Mon May 13, 2013
Jobs4tn Online Users Top 100,000 During 1st Year
Tuesday marks the first anniversary of Jobs4TN Online, Tennessee's comprehensive jobs database launched by Governor Haslam in May 2012.
Wed May 08, 2013
Warren Choate Matlock
He loved farming, gardening and gospel music. Survivors include wife of 55 years Frances Jackson Matlock of Dickson; son David Matlock of Dickson; daughter Donna Frazier of Dickson; sister Betty Spann of Charlotte; grandchildren Alan Matlock of Pegram, Jessica Matlock of Nashville and Stephanie Frazier of Burns.
James E. Baggett
He loved gardening, hunting and fishing. Survivors include wife of 60 years Sara Nadine Bone Baggett of Dickson; son James E. "Dean" Baggett of Athens, Tenn.; brothers John Baggett of Dickson, Tenn., O'Neal Baggett of Dickson, Tenn.
Gerald F. Styer
He was a Navy Veteran and member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include wife Mary Styer of Burns; sons Michael Styer of Burns and Tony Styer of Dickson; daughters Wendy Kovalchick of Dickson and Shari Fooshe of Dickson; sisters Rosada Arnold and Janice Kincaid both of Minnesota; 9 grandchildren, 1 step grandchild and 3 step great ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts' Legislative Update
Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Acting Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that the 108th General Assembly passed legislation that continues the funding of unemployment benefits for spouses of military personnel who leave their jobs to transfer to a new assignment.
Wed May 01, 2013
Amy Eileen Anderson
Mrs. Anderson's wishes were to be cremated. Survivors include son Mike Talbot of Fresno, Ca; daughter Donna Burkhead of Burns; Sister Doris Barr of Clearlake, Ca; grandchildren Mark Talbot, Christine Bonacci, Cheryl Waters and Barry Burkhead; 13 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jones indicted with simple assault; Waynick cleared
A grand jury did not find sufficient evidence to charge the man accused of shooting a Creek Wood teacher in the back last October during a domestic dispute.
Three indicted for murder
An April grand jury indicted three local men with murder charges last week. Robert E. Huse, 30, of Dickson, is charged with second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse for the September 2012 death of 2-month-old Grayson Michael Sanders.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
WorkForce Essentials center to remain open
The Dickson County Career Center won't be closing after all - though it may operate under a different name with the state no longer providing career center services and employees in the building.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Wtci-PBS Announces Finalists For PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest
PBS announced the local finalists of the 2013 PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest . The first place winners in grades K-3 will advance to the national contest.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Rodeo at 25 years, new leadership
The Dickson Stampede Days Rodeo will celebrate its 25th anniversary at the Dickson County Fairgrounds June 14-15, continuing the tradition founded by longtime Dickson County residents Bobby and Lenore Rowe in 1988.