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Dresden Board Considers Municipal Complex Designs

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (May 10) — The status of plans being developed to construct a municipal complex was a major topic of discussion during a called meeting of the Dresden City Board on Tuesday, May 10.   Municipal Complex Plans Dresden board members discussed plans and reviewed preliminary drawings for a proposed municipal…

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Lambs Considering Move Out of Dresden City Limits

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (May 10) — The December 10, 2021, tornado destroyed or heavily damaged numerous residential and commercial structures, leaving Dresden property owners with the prospect of either rebuilding or leaving their lots vacant. Several business owners opted to rebuild and some are already doing so. Bryant’s Tire & Alignment Center, located…

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Welcome Back

Although much of Dresden’s landscape throughout town looks different after a tornado on December 10, 2021, destroyed homes and businesses, a handful of landmarks are coming back to life. (Top, Down) CBR Restaurant, located on Pikeview Street, has rebuilt and is open for business. The local eatery had moved into the former home of Chad’s…

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Local Farmers Markets Kick Off Season

The City of Dresden and the City of Martin opened their Farmers Markets over the weekend as they hosted community members excited about the growing season. Elmer Barns (Above) of Barns Produce returned as a vendor for this year’s market. He has brought his collections of homegrown vegetables to the Terry Oliver Pavilion since the…

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Gleason Board Approves Demolishing Huggins Park Concession Stand

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com   GLEASON (May 16) —  The Gleason City Board approved demolishing the old concession stand at Huggins Park, during Monday night’s regularly-scheduled meeting. The main reason for tearing down the concession stand is due to safety concerns.   Concession Stand Demolition   Mayor Charles Anderson stated the structure was built in…

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UTM Advisory Board to Meet May 20

MARTIN (May 13) – The University of Tennessee at Martin Advisory Board will hold its annual summer meeting at 1 p.m., Friday, May 20, in Room 206 of the Boling University Center. The meeting is open to the public and will also be available for public viewing via livestream at www.utm.edu/abmeeting and archived for later…

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Six Local Organizations Join WCLTRG Efforts for Tornado Survivors

DRESDEN (May 17) – Six Weakley County organizations have allied with Weakley County Long Term Recovery Group (WCLTRG) following the December 10, 2021, tornado. Dresden Church of Christ, Dresden First Baptist Church, Dresden Rotary Club, Greenfield Church of Christ, Lebanon Church of Christ and Weakley County Baptist Association have joined the effort and currently have…

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County Commission Approves Internet Project Funds

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (May 16) — The Weakley County Commission approved several budget resolutions, during Monday night’s regularly-scheduled meeting, which was held in the conference room at the Weakley County Courthouse. One of the main topics for discussion involved a resolution funding the installation of high-speed broadband internet service at various Weakley County…

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Enterprise Staffer Recalls December Tornado Event

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com I have to say that even after everything, my parents and I were the luckiest people I think after the storm passed. But in order to tell the story of what happened during the storm, I need to go back a little to the beginning of the day, one I will…

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How Old Is Old Enough?

BY KEITH TUCKER Special to The Enterprise So how old is old enough? Of course, it depends on the circumstances. To vote, 18; to buy alcohol, 21; to be president of the USA, 35; police officer, usually 21; and 16 in most states to drive a car and 21 to drive a big rig. If…

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