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One Injured in Friday Wreck

8 hours 22 min ago

September 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

One person was injured in a two vehicle accident Friday afternoon at West Broad and Atnip Street.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Brandi (Fish) Bennett competes in Military Armed Forces Softball Tournament

10 hours 24 min ago

September 22, 2014by: Danny Fish

Former Tigerette and 8AA Hall of Famer Brandi (Fish) Bennett competes in the Military Armed Forces softball tournament. She was selected to be a part of the United States All Navy Softball Team. In being selected, she is considered to be among the top athletes within the United States Navy.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County Dedicates New Home

September 21, 2014 - 3:31pm

September 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A dedication ceremony was held Sunday afternoon by members of Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County to commemorate the recent completion of the fifth partner family home at 202 Hayes Street in Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Judge Says Foster Must Pay His Own Attorney Fees

September 19, 2014 - 2:12pm

September 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

UCDD will not be paying former County Mayor Mike Foster's attorney fees.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Governor Haslam Awards $24.2 Million in Highway Safety Grants

September 19, 2014 - 10:08am

September 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole have announced the Tennessee agencies that received grant awards totaling more than $24.2 million to support highway traffic safety efforts.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Foster Wants UCDD to Pay His Legal Expenses

September 18, 2014 - 8:17am

September 18, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Former County Mayor Mike Foster wants the Upper Cumberland Development District to pay his legal expenses in a federal criminal case which was brought against him last September stemming from the "Living the Dream" investigation. The charge against Foster was dropped in February.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Vazquez Celebrates U.S. Citizenship

September 17, 2014 - 3:49pm

September 17, 2014by: Shan Burklow

Physical Therapy Director Mila Vazquez of DeKalb Community and Stones River Hospitals celebrated with friends and co-workers for her recent acceptance as a United States Citizen.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Cody Randolph Named New PE Teacher and Coach at DMS

September 17, 2014 - 10:25am

September 17, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A new Physical Education Teacher and Boys Basketball Coach has been named at DeKalb Middle School.

Cody Randolph will be taking over from former P.E. teacher and Coach Joey Agee who was recently named as the new Assistant Principal at DeKalb West School.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Suspected Drug Dealer Sentenced

September 16, 2014 - 4:49pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A DeKalb County man, found in March with more than $18,000 worth of pills in his possession, entered a plea and was sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday.

Judge Gary McKenzie presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Federal Mogul Copper Thief Sentenced in Criminal Court

September 16, 2014 - 3:57pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

One of three men accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of copper and brass from Federal Mogul in Smithville over an eight month period last year entered a plea and was sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday.

Judge Gary McKenzie presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Free college! Tennessee Promise deadline set for Seniors to Register

September 16, 2014 - 2:52pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Imagine being able to go to college free of tuition and mandatory fees!

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Habitat in Search of Next Partner Family with Dream of Home Ownership

September 16, 2014 - 2:46pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County is seeking low income families in substandard housing who would like to realize the dream of homeownership.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County