Dickson County, TN

Q&A: TN House District 69 primary candidates talk background, beliefs

Editor’s note: The Dickson Herald asked the candidates in the upcoming state House District 69 primary election to answer the same three questions. Below are responses from the candidates who chose to participate. Election Day is Aug. 4. The Republican and Democratic primary winners and an independent candidate will run against each other in the Nov. 8 election. District 69 includes half Dickson County as well as Hickman and Lewis counties.  REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES  ...
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#29. Dickson County

- Population that is fully vaccinated: 49.2% (26,533 fully vaccinated) --- 10.5% lower vaccination rate than Tennessee - Cumulative deaths per 100k: 456 (246 total deaths) --- 16.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Tennessee - Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,253 (16,321 total cases) --- 1.8% less cases per 100k residents than Tennessee

Dickson County Fireworks: Where can you see them? What’s the law?

The first major public Dickson County fireworks display is this weekend, capping off what’s expected to be a full day of activities in Downtown Dickson.  The Dickson Street Festival is Saturday with fireworks starting at 9:15 p.m. The festival starts at noon and lasts until 9:30 p.m. Some of the best areas to view the fireworks downtown include the Church Street parking lot next to the train depot; South Main Street near the War Memorial Building; and the parking lot at the corner of Church and College streets. Festival organizers said the fireworks will be visible from throughout downtown.  More fireworks shows...

CENTURY 21 opens new Dickson office

CENTURY 21 Prestige Dickson, along with the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce, recently held a ribbon cutting and grand opening of its new Dickson office at 400 E College Street in Dickson, where its relentless sales professionals are promising to deliver to market extraordinary experiences and personalized outcomes to homebuyers, sellers and property investors in the Middle Tennessee area.

UT Extension, White Oak Women’s Exchange hold sewing class

Initiated by 4-H Extension Agent and Dickson County Extension Director Hunter Isbell and organized by White Oak Women’s Exchange (W.O.W.E) members Margaret Loose and Brenda Van Cleve, a recent sewing class taught basic skills to local 4-Hers. Assisting were FCE members Helen Edlin, Leona Chick, Ann Luther, Judy Sloan, Norma Tingle, and Zena Swendiman.

As mayor, Dan Beasley helped bring "Mulberry Mill" to Dickson

Have you ever been driving around town and notice the name of a street and wonder how it got that name? Sometimes streets are named after people who owned the land, and other times a street may be named after someone who deserves our admiration because they did something good for our area. The latter is the case when it comes to Beasley Drive. Beasley Drive is named after Dan Beasley, who served as the mayor of Dickson three different times.

Dickson's Margo Jacobs named Ms. Tennessee Senior America

Margo Jacobs sees herself as more than just a beauty queen. The 67-year-old Dickson native won the title of Ms. Tennessee Senior America on Saturday, April 22 in Crossville and earned the opportunity to compete at the national level. But instead of merely a pageant, she is embracing the competition as a celebration of life, individuality, womanhood and healing.

Newsmaker: Donations needed for Dickson Humane Society

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Humane Society of Dickson County has been at maximum capacity for several months and is still in the process of conducting dog rescues. General Manager Vivienne Akhdary joins Nickelle Smith in the News 2 studio with more on how people can help. Akhdary says...

Dickson Chamber's banquet honors local business community

Being successful in business and life is often a combination of leading well and serving well. For those being honored at the annual membership appreciation banquet, the qualities of good leadership were on display in spades. The Dickson County Chamber of Commerce held its 100th Annual Membership Appreciation Banquet last...

Dickson Middle hosts volleyball camp

Dickson Middle and coach Heather Minnis hosted a volleyball camp at Dickson Middle School last week. “We always look forward to hosting our June fundamentals camp,” Minnis said. “Participation is open to girls ages first grade through eighth grade. It is always exciting to see new and returning players having fun and learning the sport of volleyball. Our camp coaches, who are current Dickson Middle, Dickson County High School and Dynamite Volleyball players, are great with all the campers.”

Public Notices Week of June 22, 2022

Notice is Hereby Given that on May 25 of 2022, letters testamentary (or of administration as the case may be) in respect to the estate of Barney B. Regen, who died 05/23/2022 were issued to the undersigned by the Dickson County Chancery Court of Dickson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against the estate are required to file the same with the Clerk of the above-named Court, on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2) otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of this notice to creditors at least sixty (60) days before date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the notice to creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decedent' s date of death.

Heat wave raises concerns about electric service

Temperatures in Middle Tennessee last week raised the mercury as well as concerns of power outages for many citizens. According to The National Weather Service’s Nashville Office’s meteorologist Caroline Adcock, there were three different instances last week when the temperature either tied or broke a previous record. Tuesday, June 14’s high of 97 degrees beat the previous record of 96, which was set in 1897. June 14 also broke the previous record for highest daily minimum temperature at 79 from 77, which was set in 1922. June 13’s high of 97 tied the record high previously set for that day in 2016.