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Brian Staron's Southern Fried Magic Tour Dyersburg performance

Hundreds of people were entertained earlier this month by the magical stylings of magician Brian Staron during the Dyersburg stop of his Southern Fried Magic Tour. The performance was a fundraiser for the Newbern and Trimble Lions Clubs and brought...

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  • Armed Robbery of BP station in Dyersburg, Tenn. (April 11,2014)
    Dyersburg Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Friday night at the Parkview BP station on Parr Avenue. According to Dyersburg Police Capt. Mark Moody, around 11:03 p.m. that night, DPD officers responded to a call of an armed robbery at Parkview BP, located at 1501 Parr Avenue. Once officers arrived at the scene, witnesses stated a black male wearing dark pants, a dark hoodie, and a blue and white bandanna wrapped around his face ran into the store, pointed a handgun at the cashiers and demanded money. The suspect was then reported as taking an undetermined amount of money and running out of the store northward towards Tickle Street. Moody added nobody was injured during the robbery. Anyone with information is urged to call 311 for the Dyersburg Police Department, or Crime Stoppers of Dyer County at 285-TIPS.
  • Dyersburg Police Chief Art Heun Responds To Recent Discovery of Human Remains
    On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, the Dyersburg Police Dept. and the Dyer County Sheriff's Office performed a joint recovery operation of human remains in a wooded area between South Main Street and the Bruce community. After the recovery, Dyersburg Police Chief Art Heun stated the remains that were found were "tentatively" identified as those of missing person Curtis Tyler, who was 27-years-old at the time of his disappearance.
  • State of the City 2014
    Dyersburg Mayor John Holden gives his State of the City address at the Lannom Center on March 13. 2014.
  • DSCC Workforce Development Grant Announcement
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced on Tuesday a $589,000 workforce development grant for Dyersburg State Community College to help meet the advanced manufacturing needs of the area. An array of state and local political figures, business people, educators, and students joined Haslam in the Learning Resource Center at Dyersburg State Community College for the announcement. This $589,022 grant will help the college establish two advanced manufacturing labs -- in Dyersburg and Tipton County -- and move forward with its proposed Associate of Applied Science degree in Advanced Manufacturing. The program will have industry-recognized certificates embedded in the curriculum including: the certified production technician and four mechatronics certificates.
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