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Weekly Gas Price Update

NASHVILLE (June 28) – Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 5.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 88.7 cents per gallon higher than a…

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Guest Column: Rock Solid

BY KEITH TUCKER Special to The Enterprise The hardest thing known to us is a diamond, which is all carbon. Pencil lead is also all carbon, but it’s s one of the softest materials, so how can it be both soft and hard and be the same element? It’s all about how the carbon atoms…

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Guest Column: Let the Summer Begin!

BY DENNIS RICHARDSON dennis@magicvalleypublishing.com June got off to a hot start with not only some sunny days in the 90s, but also some nice storms to give us a few bits of relief. Sunday was not only Father’s Day, but also the official start of the summer season and the longest day of daylight. It…

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Twin Oaks Technology Announces Move to Union City

MARTIN (June 17) – Twin Oaks Technology announced last week the company’s current office locations will be uniting into one new, expanded location in Union City. The decision was made after exponential growth in Twin Oaks’ customer base sparked the need to better accommodate the rapidly growing service area, according to a company-issued press release.…

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Bobbie Jo Anderson 1933 – 2021

Bobbie Jo Anderson, 87, of Dresden, died on February 24, 2021, at West TN Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin.  A graveside funeral service was March 2, 2021, at 1 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery, located in Dyersburg, TN.  Rev. Brad Jordan officiated the service. The family received friends at Bowlin Funeral Home Tuesday. Bobbie Jo Anderson…

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South Fulton Man Sentenced to 100 Months for Meth Distribution Conspiracy

JACKSON, TN (December 3) — Justin Tyler Bynum, 32, of South Fulton, Tennessee, has been sentenced to 100 months in federal prison for conspiring with others to possess with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine, D. Michael Dunavant, U.S. Attorney announced the sentence on Thursday, December 3, 2020. According to information presented…

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Doris Lee 1934 – 2020

Doris Ann Lee, 86, passed away at Cornerstone Nursing Home in Johnson City, Tennessee, on November 3. Graveside service and burial were held at East Side Cemetery on Monday, November 9th with Rev. Larry Washburn officiating. Murphy Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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WCSD Arrests Martin Man on Kidnapping, Burglary and Theft Charges

WEAKLEY COUNTY (August 14) — A Martin man, who allegedly broke into a rural residence near Dresden on Friday, was arrested following a foot chase. Brandon Ray Stewart, 35, of Volunteer Drive in Martin is charged with especially aggravated burglary, especially aggravated kidnapping, theft under $1,000, and evading arrest. According to Weakley County Sheriff’s Investigator…

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Fiddlestick Festival, One of Local Festivals Postponed or Canceled

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com GREENFIELD (April 14) — The stay-at-home order and other restrictions issued by Gov. Bill Lee, in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, closed down all non-essential businesses. This is taking a heavy toll on small businesses and resulted in massive layoffs nationwide. One of those businesses is Pope’s…

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Gyms are to Close, Takeout Only for Restaurants

NASHVILLE (March 22) — Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state to utilize alternative business models beginning at midnight Monday, March 23, 2020 until midnight April 6, 2020. The order also outlines ways businesses and citizens should work to protect vulnerable populations. “The COVID-19 pandemic has created…

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