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DeKalb Jobless Rate Drops in September

October 24, 2014 - 3:53pm

October 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County's unemployment rate for September was 6.1%, down from 6.9% in August and 7.8% in September 2013.

The local labor force for September was 9,090. A total of 8,540 were employed and 560 were without work.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Off the Beaten Path Tour Begins Today

October 24, 2014 - 5:45am

October 24, 2014

Every fall, on the last full weekend in October, when the colors are breathtaking and there is a crispness in the air, the artists of the Off the Beaten

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Young Sportsman Deer Hunt This Weekend

October 23, 2014 - 5:56am

October 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The first of two Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2014-15 season will be held the weekend of October 25th-26th.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Over 800 Vote Early

October 23, 2014 - 5:47am

October 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 827 persons have cast ballots during the first nine days of early voting in DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Class of 1964 Celebrates 50th Year Reunion

October 22, 2014 - 5:37pm

October 22, 2014by: Kaye Fedak

The DeKalb County High School - Class of 1964 commemorated the proud distinction of being the first graduating class of the current DeKalb County High School, with a day of celebration on October 4, 2014.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Fast Pace Urgent Care to open new, walk-in clinic in Smithville community

October 22, 2014 - 5:27am

October 22, 2014

Fast Pace Urgent Care will open its new, state of the art walk-in clinic in the Smithville area on Monday, November 3 at 101 W. Broad St., Smithville, TN. The Open House Celebration and Ribbon Cutting will be held on Friday, October 31.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Two Smithville Aldermen Speak Out Against Liquor

October 21, 2014 - 8:03am

October 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Although the decision rests with city voters, two Smithville Aldermen are speaking out publically against proposed liquor sales in stores and restaurants, issues that will be decided November 4 in two city referendums.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court Re-certified

October 21, 2014 - 5:32am

October 21, 2014

On October 1, 2014 the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Criminal Justice Services performed a site visit for the purpose of re-certifying the DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court program.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Police Make Arrests and Issue Citations

October 20, 2014 - 9:39am

October 20, 2014by: Dwayne Page

In his latest report on city crime news, Smithville Police Chief Randy Caplinger reports that 58 year old Charles Henry Ward is charged with driving under the influence and cited for violation of the implied consent law. He will be in court on November 6. His bond is $2,500 .

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

More Than 600 Vote Early

October 19, 2014 - 6:22am

October 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 605 persons have cast ballots during the first seven days of early voting in DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Leadership DeKalb Supports Schools Through “Tools for Education”

October 19, 2014 - 5:54am

October 19, 2014by: David Barrett

The Leadership DeKalb Class of 2014 adopted a project named “Tools for Education.” The class’ goal was to support the Physical Education, Music, and Art teachers in our five schools, providing them with supplies and equipment that are not budgeted by the school board.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County