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Circuit Court Clerk Katherine Pack to Speak at Chamber Prayer Breakfast

5 hours 7 min ago

October 31, 2014

The annual Chamber Prayer Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, November 25th at 7 AM at the DeKalb County Complex Community Theatre, 712 South Congress Drive, Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Turnout for Early Voting Down

9 hours 8 min ago

October 31, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 1,559 persons took advantage of early voting in DeKalb County during the two week period from October 15-30. That's down from four years ago when 1,989 people voted and way down from two years ago in a Presidential election year when 3,196 people voted early here.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Trial Date Delayed Again for Former UCDD Officials

October 30, 2014 - 7:03am

October 30, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The trial date for former UCDD officials Wendy Askins and Larry Webb has been delayed again in U.S. District Court.

The case was scheduled to go to trial on December 2 but has now been reset for July 14, 2015.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

4-H Members Finish Chick-Chain Project

October 30, 2014 - 5:44am

October 30, 2014by: Michael Barry

A number of 4-H members recently completed the 4-H chick-chain project. The chick-chain project began this past Spring when the 4-H members received a group 20 baby chicks. They had the responsibility of providing them with everything from feed and water to shelter and love.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Thursday Marks Last Day of Early Voting

October 29, 2014 - 4:39pm

October 29, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Thursday, October 30 marks the last day of Early Voting for the November 4 election.

Voting will be from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Thursday in the first floor courtroom of the courthouse.

A total of 1,292 persons have cast ballots to date in DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Several Charged or Cited for Assaults and Driving Offenses

October 28, 2014 - 2:58pm

October 28, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has made arrests and issued citations in several assault and driving related offenses in recent days.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

MTUD Merges with Upper Cumberland Gas Utility District

October 28, 2014 - 12:56pm

October 28, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District is pleased to announce that Middle Tennessee Utility District (MTUD) has merged with the Upper Cumberland Gas Utility District of Cumberland County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Kate Miller Appointed to School Board

October 28, 2014 - 7:29am

October 28, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A new member has been appointed to the Board of Education from the fourth district.

Kate Miller, wife of Billy Miller will be succeeding her husband on the school board.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Parents Found with Meth Labs In Presence of Children

October 27, 2014 - 4:04pm

October 27, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has made arrests in recent days after finding parents with meth labs in the presence of their children.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Halloween Events Scheduled This Week

October 26, 2014 - 10:23am

October 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Fall is in the air, pumpkins are on porches, and massive amounts of candy are calling! Halloween is just around the corner, and your local and state fire officials want to make sure safety is kept in mind while celebrating this popular October holiday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Manager of Lakeside Resort Placed on Paid Leave

October 26, 2014 - 10:15am

October 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The onsite manager of Lakeside Resort is reportedly on paid leave after allegedly overstepping his authority.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

October 26, 2014 - 7:15am

October 26, 2014

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 2, and while you are changing your clocks, the DeKalb County Fire Department wants to remind you to change your batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms also. Our message is simple and it’s easy to do!

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Social Security Announces 1.7 Percent Benefit Increase for 2015

October 26, 2014 - 5:59am

October 26, 2014

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County