Area News

Financial Management Committee Split Over Weakley County Attorney Nominee

                  Beau Pemberton and Allison Whitledge are the two attorneys that received support during  a recent meeting of the Financial Management Committee.   The Weakley County Financial Management Committee met Thursday, January 3 at the Board of Education/Board of Finance conference room in Dresden to elect officers. The…

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Dresden First Baptist presents Christmas play and cantata

          Dresden First Baptist Church held a Christmas cantata, titled “Almost There,” which was composed of a 37-member choir, directed by Dr. Robert Nanney, minister of music.   Dresden First Baptist Church presented a Christmas program this year that featured two events: a Christmas play/musical, which included children, youth and adults;…

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Bible Union Missionary Baptist Church hosts Christmas Cantata

              Bible Union Baptist Church hosted the cantata, ‘Come Let Us Adore,’ featuring the church choir, singing an assortment of Christmas songs. The Silently Speaking youth signing group also participated in the musical presentation by signing songs of praise.     Bible Union Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2852…

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Unemployment Rates Drop In All Tennessee Counties

                The average national unemployment rate of 3.7 percent for the month of November remained unchanged for the third consecutive month, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. According to Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips, at the state level,…

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Martin man facing assault and endangerment charges 

                      Stephen Hilt   A domestic dispute ended with the arrest of a Martin man, after the defendant allegedly brandished a weapon during the argument.Stephen Lawrence Hilt, 37, of 118 Meek Street in Martin, is charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment involving a deadly…

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Two transported following two-vehicle crash

                    After extricating the drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash, Dresden firefighters check for fire underneath the hood of a 2012 Nissan Altama, due to smoke coming from the area of the engine.                       A vehicle…

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Dresden home consumed in Christmas Eve blaze

                      Dresden and Sharon firefighters battled a Christmas Eve mobile home fire on Evergreen Street in Dresden.                     A mobile home located on Evergreen St. Extended in Dresden was totally destroyed by a Christmas Eve fire.…

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Year-In-Review – Top Stories of 2018 (Pt. I)

              Some of the top news stories reported in the Dresden Enterprise during 2018 are highlighted in Part I of our two-part Year-In-Review series, beginning with the month of January and continuing through June. It recounts: crime news, accident and fire reports, community celebrations, school news, special recognition, and…

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