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The Dickson County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Main Street Media of Tennessee, publishers of the Dickson Post, is very pleased to present the 2019 edition of their annual chamber magazine, Discovering Dickson County.

Here we are, housebound and staying “in place.” What’s a body to do when we can’t go to an archive or a library? For those of us hooked on family history, there are several answers.

As scientists around the world are using as much data as they can to develop strategies to fight the coronavirus pandemic, The Tennessee Department of Health is refusing to share important information.

Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis) leaves have long been known to have many uses other than making wreaths. They have been used and appreciated by many in the making of medicinal and culinary products.

Tennessee earned its Volunteer State nickname by being ready to meet — and beat — any challenge that comes our way. One of the toughest challenges facing our state today is a corrections system that spends too much to incarcerate too many people for too long — without making us safer.

With the ups and downs of our weather, some of our spring-flowering shrubs, forsythia and spirea have decided to just go on and bloom. Our area doesn’t have a lot of plants that bloom in winter. That makes the ones that do, whether they produce simple or elegant flowers, all the more welcome. 

Have you noticed that attitudes are changing about marijuana? We’ve heard parents say, “He just smokes a little pot … it’s not a big deal.” Actually, it is a very big deal.

After more rain early in the week we have a cold front coming through that could bring a chance of snow showers again around midweek. 

In 1991, the yellowwood tree (Cladrastis kentuckea) was named as the Bicentennial Tree for Tennessee. A French botanist discovered the tree in 1796, near Fort Blount, Tenn., and that was the year Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state. 

It’s easy to get lost in the never-ending Begonia group. Learning just the three most prevalent kinds can be helpful for begonia lovers. 

Crye-Leike Dickson sales associate Kelly Cannon was selected for the company’s Circle of Excellence and received an honorary title of vice president.

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Braden Reeves and Mollie Racioppa met in middle school in southern Illinois, and she moved with her family to Middle Tennessee only about a year later.