Tom Davis (Reporter)

E-mail: talk@volstate.net
Bio:
Tom is the director of public information at Bryan College and has been in the Dayton community for 30 years.

Dayton, Tenn., council reassures residents about group homes

Published Jun. 4 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - The city of Dayton will take steps to ensure the safety of children who walk past homes...

Rhea County land decision delayed again

Published May. 23 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners on Tuesday delayed for at least another month a decision whether to buy property...

Rhea County land decision delayed again

Published May. 23 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners on Tuesday delayed for at least another month a decision whether to buy property...


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Dayton, Tenn., election set July 24

Published May. 8 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Dayton officials have installed a new mayor and vice mayor, and the City Council called for a...

Rhea County leaders reject neighborhood as jail site

Published Apr. 17 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners late Tuesday delayed until May a decision on purchasing property for a new detention...

Open house for new Rhea County high school in August

Published Apr. 13 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County school officials are planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new county high school Aug. 2,...

Dayton, Tenn., begins pilot recycling program

Published Apr. 2 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Dayton will begin a pilot program to recycle household waste in an effort to cut down on...

Rhea County won't build jail in downtown Dayton

Published Mar. 30 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County's new detention center will be built somewhere other than the site of the present jail,...

Rhea County leaders tackle shortfall

Published Mar. 21 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners took steps Tuesday toward balancing a projected $1.3 million budget shortfall for the coming...

Rhea County schools eye 'safe touch' program

Published Mar. 16 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County school board members are considering stepping into the fight against child abuse by allowing a...

Dayton City Council opposes judicial redistricting

Published Mar. 5 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Dayton City Council members voted Monday to oppose proposed judicial redistricting after hearing a presentation by Rhea...

Rhea County keeps wheel tax tabled

Published Feb. 20 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners Tuesday rejected a call to consider a wheel tax to balance their budget, leaving...

Security upgrade coming at two Rhea County schools

Published Feb. 16 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Doors at two Rhea County schools will be upgraded to include electronic locks to improve security, school...

Rhea County orders sketch of jail at courthouse

Published Feb. 13 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to instruct an architect to prepare a sketch of a...

Dayton City Council OKs bid for water plant

Published Feb. 5 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - The Dayton City Council on Monday approved a bid for a new water treatment plant that was...

Rhea County sheriff slams commission for pursuing downtown jail

Published Jan. 27 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners Saturday took preliminary steps toward building a new jail in downtown Dayton, despite objections...

Rhea County officials study access to older schools

Published Jan. 18 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County school officials are investigating ways to tighten access to older school buildings.

Rhea County chief wants TVA legislation

Published Jan. 16 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County Executive George Thacker is seeking state legislation to provide for TVA impact payments to counties...

Dayton planners eye street closing

Published Jan. 8 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Dayton's planning commission will be asked to study the possible impact on the city's downtown if a...

Rhea County wheel tax conversation delayed

Published Dec. 20 2012

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County commissioners this week delayed consideration of a wheel tax until February to give time for...