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City of Dickson: Sinkhole is responsibility of TN, land owner

The sinkhole that appeared last week from a collapsed stormwater collection pipe alongside Highway 46 is not on City of Dickson property and can't be repaired by the city, according to Dickson officials. The sinkhole occurred during heavy rainfall and flooding overnight between Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 on

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-17 17:14:55

Downtown Dickson corner cleared of environmental issues, purchased OK'd

The City of Dickson recently received word from state officials that the Downtown Dickson corner lot at the intersection of College and Church streets is clear of environmental problems. And with that state-signed document in hand, the Dickson Council gave final approval to purchasing the land to be

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-16 21:21:50

Dickson's Red Marlow singing live on The Voice, backed by 'Sexiest Man Alive'

With the recently crowned "Sexiest Man Alive" bobbing his head to the powerful, gut-wrenching lyrics of "Chiseled in Stone" being sung by Red Marlow, the Dickson country musician moved into the live round competition of The Voice on NBC. In this round, the audience votes for the winner. Marlow, 40,

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-16 12:02:41

Robby Harmon named Dickson's new vice mayor

Councilman Robby Harmon was recently approved as the new vice mayor of the City of Dickson After Dickson Mayor Don Weiss Jr. nominated Harmon, the council approved the nomination at the Nov. 6 council meeting. Harmon was elected to the council from the city's Second Ward in 2015. He succeeds Mike


Second O'Reilly in Dickson reflection of continued growth

O'Reilly Auto Parts is adding a second store in Dickson on Highway 70 about 700 feet east of the intersection with Hummingbird, next to Dollar General. O'Reilly spokesperson Mark Merz said after an extensive study of the area, company leaders decided "a second location is needed." The store is pro


Slow Down: Fairview board votes to lower speed limit

Get ready to slow down if you are traveling through the City of Fairview. The Fairview City Commission passed a resolution Thursday night to establish new speed limits within the city limits. Fairview City Manager Scott Collins presented a resolution after his staff completed a street inventory and

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-17 17:48:36

Duo Starts Charity To Help Families In Small Towns

A pair of friends created a charity to help families in need in rural communities. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. DICKSON, Tenn. - They're not your typical charity organizers. "We're out here to bre

WTVF - 2017-11-16 05:05:28

More than $2.07 million in grants awarded to 346 organizations by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

The grants will benefit nonprofits in 31 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Montgomery, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdal

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 17:32:00

UGA student leads police on high-speed chase through downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ga. - A University of Georgia student led police on a high-speed chase through Athens early Thursday morning. Hunter Ty Wilkerson, 19, was caught driving a truck around 85 to 90 mph down South Milledge Avenue, a 35-mph street, according to a police report. An Athens-Clarke County police offi

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-17 20:35:00

Athens-Clarke County Police dispatcher arrested for DUI

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, Ga. - Athens-Clarke County 911 dispatcher, Laura Ricketts, is longer on the job after being charged and arrested for a DUI in Athens. On Saturday, Athens-Clarke County police responded to a multi-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hull and Broad street. A police investiga

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2017-11-16 17:52:00

RIP Former Commissioner Charles Carter

Former ACC commissioner Charles Carter died on Thursday morning at the age of 91. The Winterville native, a cattle farmer, represented District 1 in rural eastern Clarke County from unification in 1991 until his retirement in 2006. "He was a man of few words, so when he spoke, everyone listened,"

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2017-11-18 00:46:00

Athens Moms Protest Gun Violence

In response to the shooting at a church in Texas on Nov. 5 that killed 26 people, members of the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America gathered at City Hall in Athens on Saturday for a vigil for the victims, as well as a call to action. The event, deeply rooted in faith, beg

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2017-11-16 19:14:00

Alleycats of Athens: Fringe cycling in the Classic City

Carrie McCarty didn't grow up riding bikes. McCarty started college at the University of Georgia in 2010, and in 2013 moved to Seattle for an exchange program with the University of Washington. She bought a bike in Athens right before the move out west, and during her stay, fell in love with cycling

RED AND BLACK - 2017-11-16 14:30:00

Then & Now: Classic '80s bands Love Tractor and Magnapop to return to Athens

Love Tractor guitarist Mark Cline distinctly remembers the first show the band played in Athens. "It was a [house] party at 265 Barber St. I lived in the house, it was one of these huge old houses... we set up downstairs in the hallway and played," Cline said. "It was a very Athens house party. Ever

RED AND BLACK - 2017-11-16 14:30:00

Local photographer Jason Thrasher talks new book "Athens Potluck"

The Athens-Clarke County Library will host a book signing for Athens-based photographer and artist Jason Thrasher's new book "Athens Potluck" on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. ACC Library's Rhiannon Eades said that Thrasher's book signing is part of an ongoing event series at the library. "Cafe au Lib


Police Blotter: Bicycle wrecks and burglary

On Nov. 14, a cyclist and a pedestrian collided on Sanford Dr when the pedestrian stepped into the road, not using the crosswalk, simultaneously as the biker was passing a UGA Transit bus. The cyclist was a UGA staff member and the pedestrian was a student. Both the cyclist and the student were foun

RED AND BLACK - 2017-11-17 13:15:00

Body found in the water by Hampton Inn; Marquette

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - 9:45am: Law enforcement is currently responding to a body found in the water by the Hampton Inn in Marquette early Friday morning. We have no details if the body is possibly 53-year-old Robert Anderson and 37-year-old Sarah Hall. The two went missing on October 24th after


Marquette Ladies Night brings women in from all over the state

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The 21st annual Ladies Night of Marquette was held Thursday night. While some of the men are out at deer camp, the ladies were able to enjoy a night of food, drinks, and shopping. Several downtown businesses opened their doors with specials and free treats for the ladies at


Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly new location in Marquette County; needs volunteers

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly has a new location in Marquette County. Little Brothers is a primarily volunteer-based organization who matches volunteers to elderly in the community who may need assistance or company. Little Brothers puts on Thanksgiving meals and


Ladies Night, Marquette style

Musician Elsa Jensen plays during the Don't Tell Me to Smile: An Evening of Marquette's Fiercest Female Songwriters show at the Ore Dock Brewing Company as a part of the 21st Annual Ladies Night. (Journal photo by Corey Kelly) Jason Schneider, center, gives Mindy Kantola, left, and Christy Budnick a

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00