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  1. wTangi congratulated at council 051821

    Interim E-911 Coordinator takes reins upon Lon Jones’ retirement

    The City of Enterprise employee family said a grateful goodbye to longtime E-911 Coordinator Lon Jones recently and welcomed interim director Tangi Hill. At Jones’ retirement ceremony at City Hall, Mayor William E. Cooper presented him Read on...
  2. wScotty demonstrates pet rescue device 2

    CERT donates pet rescue masks to EFD

    Just a few weeks after the Enterprise Fire Department saved a cat and dog from two different house fires, the Coffee County Community Emergency Response Team donated 13 pet rescue kits to equip each first-line fire engine. CERT Coordinator Scotty Johnson Read on...
  3. wKeith Crumpler pressure washing

    City employees spend Saturday refreshing City Hall

    As a continuation of Mayor William E. Cooper’s “Repair and Refresh” initiative, several employees from the Public Works Department spent their Saturday working to spruce up Enterprise City. The “Repair and Refresh” efforts are Read on...
  4. ALDOT work map 5x7 (002)

    Long anticipated state highway projects to begin soon in City

    A long-awaited lane expansion on Highway 167 North, resurfacing of Main Street and several additional state highway improvements will be taking place soon in the City of Progress. The Alabama Department of Transportation is on the move in Enterprise with Read on...
  5. Main Street Enterprise recognized as 2021 Main Street America affiliate

    Enterprise, Alabama (May,27,2021)—Main Street Enterprise has been designated as an affiliate Main Street™ program. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of nationally recognized affiliate programs in Read on...
  6. Ensign Joshua Watson

    Veterans organizations to commemorate addition of Joshua Watson’s name to city Wall of Freedom

    The name of a young Navy ensign killed by a domestic terrorist Dec. 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Fla., has been added to the Wall of Freedom at the Enterprise Recreational Park. The addition of the name will be commemorated in a ceremony hosted by local Read on...
  7. cpFirefighters present axe

    Retiring Fire Chief Byron Herring known as a mentor and a ‘good, honest man’

    The influence of the longest-serving fire chief in the State of Alabama extends far beyond the Enterprise Fire Department and the City Limits. Fellow firefighters, City of Enterprise co-workers, family and friends gathered from near and far Wednesday Read on...
  8. wMayor announces Herring retirement

    Long-time Fire Chief Byron Herring announces retirement

    The longest-serving career fire chief in the State of Alabama, Byron Herring has devoted his entire adult life to the fire service and the people of Enterprise. Herring has served with the Enterprise Fire Department for almost half a century, Read on...
  9. wMayor and LeeAnn Swartz

    Lee Ann Swartz sworn in as city's first chief financial officer

    Lee Ann Swartz became the first City of Enterprise Chief Financial Officer when she was sworn in to office April 6 at the City Council meeting by Mayor William E. Cooper. Cooper had recommended Swartz to council members for appointment to the position, Read on...
  10. wMayor shakes hands with Mott

    Barry Mott takes reins as director of Engineering and Public Works

    An experienced engineer who already has insight into the operation and goals of the City of Enterprise took office March 16 as the new Director of Engineering and Public Works. Read on...
  11. Sweet Tea contest poster

    Spring Festival at the Monument features first-ever sweet tea-drinking contest!

    Spring has arrived! Kick off the spring season in Downtown Enterprise on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Spring Festival! This event has something for all ages, to include 70-plus market vendors, music, 10-plus food vendor Read on...
  12. wCivitans, proclamation 4 wide 040621

    Mayor declares April as Civitan Month

    Members of the Civitan Club of Enterprise surrounds Mayor William E. Cooper as he officially declares April as Civitan Month. Civitan International was founded in 1917 in Birmingham, an Read on...
  13. Mayor, Americus Washington

    Mayor congratulates hometown girl who recently won crown

    Mayor William E. Cooper congratulates his niece, Americus “Princess” Washington, who is currently reigning as Mrs. Women in Business, Online Pageant, a title awarded by the Women Business Leaders Read on...
  14. wAutism Proclamation 040621

    April proclaimed as Autism Awareness Month

    Sixteen-year-old Alexander Cea, seated at left, joined Mayor William E. Cooper at Enterprise City Hall recently to help declare April as Autism Awareness Month. Cea, a sophomore at Enterprise High School, read a letter to Read on...
  15. wMayor claps after ribbon is cut

    New Enterprise Airport Terminal Building opened

    Mayor William E. Cooper and Staci Hayes, interim director of the City Engineering Department, were joined by a crowd of local leaders as well as airport managers from around the stat Read on...
  16. Day of Service Proclamation 6x4 031021

    March 20 declared as Day of Service

    Former Men and Women of the Year joined Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday to declare March 20 as an Enterprise Day of Service. The proclamation he signed and presented to the OSCAR Club members said the Day of Service was created to allow Read on...
  17. Lovely hat 3x3

    Easter hat-making class offered as annual Easter Hat Parade nears

    An Easter Hat-Making Class is being offered by the City of Enterprise at 6 p.m. Monday, March 15, at the Enterprise Farmers Market. Please register online at by 2 p.m. Monday. Read on...
  18. wCrowd - families, children 8X

    ‘Showtime at the Stadium’ to kick off slate of city activities, including Easter Hat Parade

    Mayor William E. Cooper said Monday the City of Enterprise staff is busy preparing for several upcoming events that he hopes residents will enjoy, including an entertaining movie night March 19 and the annual Easter Hat Parade March 27. Read on...
  19. wExample of a roundabout

    Alabama Department of Transportation awards City of Enterprise $2 million for roundabout

    Jan. 12, 2021 By City of Enterprise A $2 million grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation will lead to the construction soon of what is believed to be the first roundabout in Coffee County. Read on...
  20. wMayor and LeeAnn Swartz

    Swartz sworn in as CFO/Treasurer

    After being appointed as the City of Enterprise’s Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer on April 6, LeeAnn Swartz was officially sworn in to the position Tuesday night by Enterprise Mayor Bill Cooper. Swartz graduated Cum Laude from the University of Northern Read on...
  21. Mayor, Scotty Johnson

    Mayor announces funding for veterans' home

    An Alabama Board of Veterans Affairs initiative to construct a veterans’ home received a $39 million construction grant from the U.S. Veterans Administration, Enterprise Mayor William E. Cooper announced Wednesday. The grant will cover 65 percent Read on...
  22. Main Street logo

    Spring Festival at the Market is Saturday

    Spring has arrived! Kick off the spring season in Downtown Enterprise on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spring Festival! This event has something for all ages, to include 70-plus market vendors, music, 10-plus food vendors, plant sales, Read on...
  23. Warren Bowron, Cassidi

    Main Street Enterprise helps bring life to downtown

    Have you noticed the Hometown Heroes banners on display in downtown Enterprise? Heard about the downtown Spring Fling scheduled for April 17? Did you notice that several new businesses have opened in downtown Enterprise? If so, you are Read on...
  24. Dept of VA graphic

    New VA home in Enterprise moves forward

    “Today we have received some magnificent news,” said Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper said April 7. “The Homes Committee of the Alabama Board of Veterans Affairs met this morning and announced that they have been awarded a Read on...
  25. Project SNAP

    Enterprise Police Department launches Project SNAP

    The Enterprise Police Department recently launched a new community police program called Project SNAP (Special Needs Assistance Program) that was created as a way to bridge the communication gap between officers and special needs citizens who Read on...
  26. Old photo of BWM,roundabout

    Council discusses roundabout project

    A pledge to improve safety standards at an intersection called dangerous is what started a process that will result in construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Shellfield Road and Alabama Highway 27. At the Enterprise City Council work Read on...
  27. Council plans to restructure board appointment process

    At the Enterprise City Council work sessions March 16 and 18, the council reached a consensus that a restructured appointment process would include re-aligning all the board appointments to occur at the same time each year. Read on...
  28. Mayor at NARFE

    Mayor speaks to local chapter of National Association of Retired Federal Employees

    Enterprise Mayor William E. Cooper spoke to the Wiregrass-Enterprise Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees at their monthly lunch program on Thursday. At the lunch, Cooper discussed recent projects and developments in the city Read on...
  29. wMayor and  Barry Mott

    Council taps Mott for newly created post

    Barry Mott has been named the new city engineer and director of public works for the city of Enterprise. At the Enterprise City Council meeting March 16, Mott was unanimously named to the newly created post. Read on...
  30. wMayor, Council congratulate Mott

    Barry Mott named new Enterprise Director of Public Works

    The Enterprise City Council welcomed Barry Mott to the team of department heads after appointing him as City Engineer and Director of Public Works at last Tuesday’s city council meeting at the civic center. Read on...
  31. roundabout info image

    First roundabout in Coffee County coming to Enterprise

    A way to add a measure of safety to what has been called a “dangerous intersection” is in the works. The Alabama Department of Transportation has awarded $2 million to construct the first roundabout in Coffee County at the intersection of Highway 27 and Read on...
  32. Gateway to Enterprise officially opens new facility

    “The City of Progress is still progressing,” said Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper as he stood before the state-of-the-art terminal building at the Enterprise Municipal Airport March 11. “And we are not going to just stop at this.” Read on...
  33. Airport terminal Ledger

    Enterprise unveils new Airport Terminal

    By Savannah Weed The Enterprise Ledger City officials and organizations gathered Thursday morning at the Enterprise Municipal Airport to celebrate the opening of the new airport terminal. Read on>>> Read on...
  34. Tullos congratulated

    Tullos receives unanimous support of council

    By Michelle Mann Feb 24, 2021 Read on...
  35. Tangi, Michael honored

    Outstanding service recognized

    Feb. 24, 2021 The Southeast Sun Two City employees were recognized for exemplary service at the Enterprise City Council meeting Feb. 16. Water Department Billing and Accounting Coordinator Michael Bryant and E-911 Administrative Assistant Tangi Hill Read on...
  36. Enterprise police officers honored for ‘outstanding, meritorious’ service

    Feb. 25, 2021 The Southeast Sun Field Training Officer Christopher Byrd and Police Officer Malcolm Hutchinson were each given a Police Chief's Award for Read on...
  37. Jonathan Tullos2

    Tullos named Enterprise city administrator

    The man who as served as executive director of the Wiregrass Economic Development Corporation since 2013 has been named the city administrator for the City of Progress. Read on...
  38. Mayor Cooper, leaning on post

    Enterprise’s first black mayor strives to always remember where he came from

    Feb. 3, 2021 The Southeast Sun By Josh Boutwell William “Bill” Cooper is the City of Progress’ first African-American mayor and is proud of that fact but has worked his whole life to remain humble no matter the level Read on...
  39. Council talks economic development

    Jan. 27, 2021 The Enterprise Ledger By Savannah Weed Potential, and future, economic development plans were the main topic of discussion at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Enterprise City Council. Council President Turner Townsend presented the Additional Info...
  40. Council OKs building incentive for new hotel

    Plans to build a new hotel on the south side of Enterprise were put on hold as the COVID-19pandemic accelerated in 2020 but the project received a kick-start Jan. 19 when the Enterprise City Council approved some $400,000 in economic incentives. Read on...
  41. "Headlines" items do not necessarily reflect City views and opinions

    Items in "Headlines" are produced by local newspapers, broadcasters and other media, and are published here in the interest of transparency and convenience to the public. The City does not attest to the accuracy of articles ... Read on...