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Mike Foster Era as County Mayor Over

August 31, 2014 - 3:11pm

August 31, 2014by: Dwayne Page

He had hoped to have another term in office starting today, but the 12 year era of County Mayor Mike Foster has come to an end.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Governor Appoints Smithville Woman to State Council

August 31, 2014 - 10:17am

August 31, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced the appointments of 118 Tennesseans to 52 boards and commissions including one from DeKalb County.

Tecia Puckett Pryor is a member of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Federal-Mogul to Expand Current Operations in Rutherford County

August 29, 2014 - 5:20pm

August 29, 2014

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Federal-Mogul officials announced today the company will invest $6.2 million to expand its current distribution facility in Smyrna, Tennessee and create 135 new jobs in Rutherford County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Mayor and Aldermen-Elect to Take Oath of Office

August 29, 2014 - 2:54pm

August 29, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Mayor and Aldermen-Elect will be sworn into office in a brief ceremony Tuesday, September 2 at city hall starting at 3:00 p.m.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Sabrina Farler to Become Principal at DeKalb West School

August 28, 2014 - 9:51pm

August 28, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Director of Schools Mark Willoughby has named Sabrina Farler to succeed Danny Parkerson as Principal at DeKalb West School.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Dowelltown Man Busted After Picking Up Package of Pot through Mail at Liberty Post Office

August 28, 2014 - 5:29pm

August 28, 2014by: Dwayne Page

An investigation into the illegal distribution of marijuana in DeKalb County has resulted in the arrest of a 74 year old Dowelltown man who obtained a package through the mail at the Liberty Post Office containing fourteen pounds of pot.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Long Career of Road Supervisor Kenny Edge Coming to a Close

August 27, 2014 - 6:29pm

August 27, 2014by: Dwayne Page

After working for the people of DeKalb County as their Road Supervisor for 24 years, Kenny Edge will be stepping down when his term expires August 31.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Clerk Office to be Closed Friday through Labor Day

August 27, 2014 - 5:56pm

August 27, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The County Clerk office will be closed Friday, August 29 through Labor Day, Monday September 1. The office will reopen on Tuesday, September 2.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Michigan Truck Driver Injured in Early Morning Wreck

August 26, 2014 - 9:20pm

August 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A Michigan truck driver received minor injuries early Tuesday morning after his tractor trailer truck went off the road on Highway 56 at Center Hill Nursery.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Moves Forward with Plans for Solid Waste Transfer Station (View Video Here)

August 26, 2014 - 8:25pm

August 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Household garbage from DeKalb County will be hauled to the Smith County landfill for disposal after the solid waste transfer station is up and running.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Portion of County Complex to be Renamed Honoring Mike Foster

August 26, 2014 - 6:22am

August 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A portion of the County Complex will soon bear the name of County Mayor Mike Foster.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Newly Elected Officials Sworn into Office (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

August 26, 2014 - 4:49am

August 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Although their terms of office don't officially begin until September 1, newly elected county officials including county commissioners, school board members, and constables took the oath of office in a formal ceremony Monday.

The program was held at the county complex auditorium.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Man Files False Report in Rock Throwing Case

August 26, 2014 - 4:47am

August 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A Smithville man has been charged with filing a false report and reckless endangerment for allegedly throwing rocks at his family's home and vehicles as well as law enforcement officers and then trying to blame someone else for it.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Three Injured in Sunday Wreck

August 25, 2014 - 5:58am

August 25, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Three people were transported to the emergency room of DeKalb Community Hospital Sunday after a two car wreck at West Bryant Street and Fisher Avenue.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County