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Former 18-Term House Member Buck Of Dekalb Dies At 89

Former legislator Frank Buck who served Cannon, Dekalb and Smith Counties over some 18 terms, has died. Buck was 89. The Tennessee Tech graduate was born in Trousdale County and settled in Dekalb County. Buck elected to the State House in 1972 for the first of 18 terms. He retired in 2008. Buck received accolades for his work in ethics ... Read More »

Couple Comes Across Historical Surprises In The Bank They Purchased

The new owners of the now closed Meltons Bank along the Dekalb/Cannon County line found a surprise in their loft. Co-Owner Jama Hancock said they purchased the band in 2018. Her husband recently found a notable assortment of old documents, including ledger sheets that show the day-to-day operations of the bank that never had a computer. “It never had account ... Read More »

Straight-Line Winds Produce Damage In White County

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Strong straight-line winds produced downed trees in northern White County around 2:30am Saturday morning. The National Weather Service said winds in excess of 70mph were likely as the storm moved through the eastern sections of Dekalb County and the western sections of White County. White County Emergency Management reported multiple trees down in the western and northern parts of the ... Read More »