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DeKalb West Junior Beta Club Leads Student Body in “See You at the Pole" Assembly

3 hours 53 min ago

September 30, 2016by: Bill Conger

The DeKalb West School Junior Beta Club led the student body in the voluntary assembly, “See You at the Pole” on Wednesday, September 28.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Tigers to Host Undefeated Sequatchie County for Homecoming (LISTEN TO "TIGER TALK" HERE)

6 hours 42 min ago

September 30, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County High School Tigers will host the undefeated Sequatchie County Indians for Homecoming tonight (Friday).

Kick-off is at 7:00 p.m.

(CLICK LINK BELOW TO HEAR "TIGER TALK" SHOW WITH COACH STEVE TRAPP AND PLAYERS ELI CROSS, LUKE GREEN, AND MATTHEW POSS)

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Cookeville Woman Arrested After High Speed Pursuit

September 29, 2016 - 12:02pm

September 29, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A 27 year old Cookeville woman is facing charges after leading a DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department Detective on a high speed pursuit from Dowelltown to Watertown early (today) Thursday morning.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Family Health Night Huge Success

September 29, 2016 - 10:40am

September 29, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County Coordinated School Health and the School Nutrition Department held their first Family Health Night on September 27, 2016. There were physical activity sessions, nutrition sessions, and various agency exhibits.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

“Get out the Vote" Program to be Aired Monday on WJLE

September 28, 2016 - 5:33pm

September 28, 2016

“Get out the Vote,” a special program sponsored by the DeKalb County Election Commission is coming up Monday on WJLE.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County Approved for CDBG Grant to Extend Water Lines

September 28, 2016 - 5:16pm

September 28, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County has been approved for a grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to help fund extension of water lines to a portion of the county.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Stribling Re-elected Chairman of County Commission

September 28, 2016 - 8:30am

September 28, 2016by: Dwayne Page

County Mayor Tim Stribling was re-elected Chairman of the county commission Monday night.

All fourteen members voted in favor.

Seventh District member Larry Summers was returned as Chairman Pro Tempore.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Monthly "Depreciation" Fee Added to Alexandria Water Customers

September 28, 2016 - 5:56am

September 28, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The Alexandria Mayor and Board of Aldermen met in regular monthly session Tuesday night and adopted the 2016-17 budget on second and final reading following a public hearing.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Middle School "Blue" Added to Property Tax Notices

September 27, 2016 - 4:55pm

September 27, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County property owners will soon be receiving their tax notices for the year 2016 and while the format will be the same as last year, the color will be DeKalb Middle School Blue instead of DCHS Black and Gold.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Site Prep Soon to Begin for Proposed Four Seasons Community Fire Hall

September 27, 2016 - 3:29pm

September 27, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The county is taking the next step toward the eventual development of a fire hall in the Four Seasons Community.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Considers Selling Cherry Hill Community Center Building

September 27, 2016 - 1:02pm

September 27, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Since the election commission closed the Cherry Hill precinct some members of the county commission have expressed an interest in selling the building.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Woodbury Man Indicted in Death of his Brother

September 27, 2016 - 10:26am

September 27, 2016

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Cannon County man for the July murder of his brother.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

One Ejected in Early Morning Crash

September 27, 2016 - 4:07am

September 27, 2016by: Dwayne Page

One man was seriously injured after being ejected in a one vehicle crash this morning (Tuesday) on Banks Pisgah Road. Two others who were passengers with him were not hurt.

Central dispatch received the call at 2:32 a.m.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Harville Charged with Assaulting Her Mother

September 26, 2016 - 2:03pm

September 26, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department recently arrested a woman for allegedly assaulting her mother.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Habitat Chili Cook-Off and Bake Sale Set for October 28

September 26, 2016 - 10:43am

September 26, 2016by: Dwayne Page

It’ll soon be chili time and time for you to again support a great cause and decide who makes the best chili in DeKalb County!

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Sheriff's Department Receives Certificate of Appreciation

September 26, 2016 - 9:02am

September 26, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department recently received a Certificate of Appreciation for its close association with the Board of Probation and Parole and for providing its officers a place at the jail for their meetings.

The plaque reads:

"Certificate of Appreciation

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Jobless Rate Dips to 5.8% in August

September 25, 2016 - 6:18am

September 25, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County’s Jobless Rate for August was 5.8%, down from 5.9% in July but well below the rate of 6.7% in August, 2015.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Electric System Issues Statement About Substation Project

September 25, 2016 - 5:39am

September 25, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Smithville Electric System has issued a written statement on its plans and reasons for building a new substation on South College Street.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Voters to Elect President, Congressman, State Representatives, and to Decide City Referendums

September 24, 2016 - 6:24am

September 24, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Election Commission has released the ballot for the November 8 U.S. Presidential Election and Tennessee General Election.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Voter Registration on the Rise (VIEW NOVEMBER 8 SAMPLE BALLOT HERE)

September 23, 2016 - 3:10pm

September 23, 2016

Local voter registrations have increased this year in anticipation of the November 8 Presidential election, leading local officials to anticipate a heavy turnout.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County