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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Weather Delay: January 25, 2023

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For the safety of residents and city employees, due to the threat of inclement weather, the City of Enterprise will delay opening until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Street closures planned for downtown during building demolition

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Update (1/17/23): Enterprise City Council Tuesday approved an extension of the road closure related to the downtown demolition project. West College Street, from Main Street to the railroad tracks, will remain closed through Jan. 27. The southbound lane o...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Basketball season begins with record-breaking participation

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The Enterprise Parks and Recreation Basketball season is officially underway with more than 500 participants.

“This is the highest number of players we’ve ever had for this Program and we are excited for what the season holds,&rdquo...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Enterprise Fire Department to test ‘burn building’ this weekend

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The Enterprise Fire Department will intentionally set fire inside its burn building this weekend as part of what will become a routine training exercise.

The burn building is a modified 40-foot by 8-foot shipping container that allows firefighters to creat...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Groundbreaking held for Enterprise Recreation and Aquatics Center

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City leaders Wednesday broke ground on the new multi-million-dollar Enterprise Recreation and Aquatics Center.

“This is a very important day for us, for our children, and our children to be,” Mayor William E. Cooper told the crowd gathe...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Enterprise Skate Park installing new halfpipe expansion

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A new halfpipe will be ready to roll by this weekend, as crews worked Tuesday to install the new feature at the Enterprise Skate Park.

The halfpipe expansion measures four-feet high, 16-feet wide and 30-feet long.  The equipment, from American Ram...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Weevil Way to be featured on statewide television program this weekend

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The City of Enterprise’s Boll Weevil statues will be featured this Sunday on a statewide television program.

Simply Southern TV filmed the segment in October, which will not only focus on the history of the boll weevil, but also the appreciation ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Garbage collection adjusted to reflect Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MLK Day Trash reminder

The City of Enterprise will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and no garbage collection will occur that day.

Monday's garbage will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and Tuesday's garbage will be collect...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 28, 2022

Mayor declares January as ‘Human Trafficking Awareness Month’

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Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday declared January as “Human Trafficking Awareness Month” in Enterprise.

The mayor signed the proclamation surrounded by members of the Enterprise Police Department and Enterprise City Councilman Scotty J...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Reminder: Fireworks prohibited within Enterprise city limits

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As you ring in the new year, the City of Enterprise wants to remind residents that fireworks are prohibited within the city limits.

City ordinance 9-21-99 notes that “discharge, firing or use of firecrackers, rockets, torpedoes, Roman candles, or other fir...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Permit fees to increase next year as city works to become more cost neutral

Permit Fee Increase

Starting January 1, 2023, the cost to obtain building permits will go up in the City of Enterprise as part of an effort to become more cost neutral for the services the city provides its citizens.

“The City’s rates for building and cons...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 21, 2022

Residents encouraged to prepare now for dangerously cold weather

Cold Weather

Bitterly cold temperatures are expected in Enterprise later this week and city leaders are encouraging residents to prepare now for the wintry weather.

A hard freeze watch is in effect for Coffee County for Friday morning, as well as Friday night through S...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 28, 2022

Garbage scheduled adjusted to reflect New Year's holiday

New Year Garbage Schedule 2023

The City of Enterprise will adjust the garbage collection schedule to reflect the New Year's holiday, as all city offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.

  • Monday's garbage will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 3
  • Tuesday's garb...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 28, 2022

City of Enterprise to collect, recycle Christmas trees

Christmas Tree Recycling

When it’s time to un-deck the halls, the City of Enterprise wants to remind residents about what to do with their Christmas trees.

“When you notice needles start to drop, it’s time to take your tree to the curb,” Ent...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Cooking safety reminder from EFD this holiday season

Holiday Cooking safety

Whether you’re baking cookies, roasting a turkey or preparing to roast some chestnuts over an open fire, the Enterprise Fire Department wants to remind you to watch what you’re cooking and use a timer during the holidays.

“We ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Temporary road closures approved near Rec Center construction site

Brunson Closure

Enterprise City Council Tuesday approved the temporary closure of portions of three roads in the vicinity of the new Recreation and Aquatic Center construction site off E. Lee Street.

Portions of E. Brunson Street, Hollis Street, and Swenson Street will be...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Demolition, planning continues ahead of anticipated January start on new Rec. and Aquatics Center

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If you’ve driven down Lee Street in the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed City of Enterprise crews hard at work at the site of the old Rec Center.  That will be a familiar sight throughout December, as crews prepare to d...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Parks and Rec employee wins ‘Maintenance Staff of the Year’ award at district banquet

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Enterprise Parks and Recreation Maintenance Supervisor James Foster Thursday was awarded ‘Maintenance Staff of the Year’ at a district-wide banquet. 

In the nomination, submitted by his peers, James was recognized for being the “…go-to person to h...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Employees recognized for level of care at Municipal Airport

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Mayor William E. Cooper Tuesday recognized four employees for their outstanding level of care for the City of Enterprise airport property and facilities.

Anthony Amos, Jimmy DeLoach, Sam Dennis and James Simmons were presented with certificates of apprecia...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 9, 2022

Stuffed animals donated to Fire Department to give to kids in distress

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More than two dozen stuffed animals were donated to Enterprise first responders to help comfort children in traumatic situations.

The Enterprise Lions Club collected the stuffed animals during the December meeting.  Enterprise City Councilmember S...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Whoville scavenger hunt planned for Saturday in Downtown Enterprise

Whoville Scavenger Hunt

The Whoville-inspired events continue in Downtown Enterprise this Saturday with a scavenger hunt to find the Grinch’s heart.

16 downtown businesses will be participating in the riddle- and clue-driven game.  Participants will check in at...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Enterprise garbage collection adjusted to reflect Christmas holiday

Christmas garbage collection

The City of Enterprise offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 and no garbage collection will occur.  

All Enterprise residents will be impacted by the change in schedule to account for the holiday:

  • Garbage pick-up regularly sche...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 15, 2022

EFD offers Christmas tree safety tips

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As you deck the halls this holiday season, the Enterprise Fire Department wants to remind you to be fire smart.

“Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious,” Enterprise Fire Depa...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Pea River Museum receives donation following downtown event

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The Pea River Museum is the recipient of a $2500 check, thanks to the Midnight Margaritas Halloween Extravaganza Event held last month in downtown Enterprise. 

The check was presented to Valerie Cates, director of Pea River Museum, by Deana Pierce...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Whoville 5K & Fun Run, Christmas at the Market this Saturday

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Lace up those running shoes and get ready to shop ‘til you drop this Saturday in Downtown Enterprise with two separate events.

Christmas at the Market begins at 7 a.m. at the Enterprise Farmers Market. In addition to farmers and arts & craft ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Mayor issues proclamation for 'Enterprise Small Business Saturday' on Nov. 26

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Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday signed a proclamation declaring Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 as 'Enterprise Small Business Saturday.'  

The proclamation reads as follows:

"WHEREAS, the small business owners in Enterprise activel...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Christmas Tree lighting at City Hall set for Dec. 5

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The Christmas Tree lighting at Enterprise City Hall will now be held Dec. 5, 2022. 

 

The 30-foot-tall Christmas tree, decorated with more than 500 ornaments and 10,000 lights, will be lit for the first time this holiday season as part of ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Mayor commends first responders, school system for keeping students safe

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Mayor William E. Cooper Tuesday commended the Enterprise Police Department and Enterprise City Schools for keeping students safe following a report of an active shooter at the high school.

 

The Enterprise Police Department said the report turned o...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Enterprise Christmas Parade rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 1

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The Enterprise Christmas Parade will be postponed until Thursday, December 1st, at 6:30 p.m. due to the increased potential of inclement weather and associated safety risks. 

 

“Our number one concern is the safety of our citizens,” said E...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Enterprise Fire adds four new firefighters to department

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Six months ago, Hunter Adams walked across his high school stage for graduation.  Friday night, he graduated again, this time from Firefighter I/II Certification School.Adams is one of four of Enterprise Fire Department’s newes...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Fire Chief honored community selected EFD as Grand Marshal

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If you ask Enterprise Fire Department Chief Christopher Davis to describe the people he works with, you’ll get a brief pause before a smile spreads across his usual stoic face.  He’s proud to tell anyone who asks about the men...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Holiday events kick off this weekend in Downtown Enterprise

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Who is ready for Whoville Holiday events?  The most festive season downtown kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the Holiday Open House.

“We are just getting started. I hope everyone is ready for a festive holida...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 21, 2022

New Enterprise Recreation and Aquatics Center project renderings unveiled, timeline confirmed

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After years of preparation, construction on the new Enterprise Recreation and Aquatics Center is scheduled to begin in January.  

The new facility will be roughly 110,000 sq/ft, making it the largest municipal facility in the city.  To pu...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Main Street Enterprise real estate redevelopment plan visit gathers suggestions, offers solutions

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Repurposing under-utilized real estate in downtown Enterprise was the topic of a two-day visit by a nationally recognized firm specializing in economic and downtown development.

 

Joe Borgstrom of Place + Main, LLC was brought in as part of an Econ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

City of Enterprise job openings

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The City of Enterprise is looking to fill several positions:
  • Accountant
  • Certified Police Officer
  • City Clerk
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Maintenance Construction Worker I/II
  • Night Supervisor/Recreation Assistant
  • Parks Maintenance Worker I
  • Program Coordinator
  • Refuse Wo...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Enterprise garbage collection adjusted for Thanksgiving holiday

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The City of Enterprise offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in observance of Thanksgiving and no garbage collection will occur those two days.

Garbage pick-up regularly scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 will ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Hice promoted to captain in Enterprise Fire Department

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Firefighter Bobby Hice has been holding his breath for the past five or so years, waiting for a certain spot to open up in the Enterprise Fire Department ranks. He’s been on the promotion list for captain several times, but just missed the oppor...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 7, 2022

State Volleyball Tournament to be held in Enterprise this weekend

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For the first time, Enterprise is hosting the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association Volleyball State Tournament.

The Tournament, hosted by Enterprise Parks and Recreation, will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, and will feature 250 players from all parts of Al...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Space heater safety reminder as weather turns cooler

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As the temperature gets colder and people begin to turn on additional sources of heat, the Enterprise Fire Department wants to remind the public of a few simple safety tips and precautions to prevent fires.

“We are already seeing an increase in f...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Finalists for Solider, Active Service Member of the Year announced ahead of Veterans Day ceremonies

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Update (11/10/22): Due to the inclement weather, the City of Enterprise announced Thursday that the wreath-laying ceremony will now be held at the Enterprise Civic Center, rather than the Wall of Freedom at Johnny Henderson Park.  

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Enterprise Fire Department selected as Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

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The Enterprise Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade committee Tuesday announced the Enterprise Fire Department will be the Grand Marshal of the 2022 Enterprise Christmas Parade.

“Through the nomination process, it was evident the community wanted...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Mayor Cooper signs proclamation recognizing Veterans Day

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Mayor William E. Cooper, Sr. Wednesday signed a proclamation recognizing Nov. 11, 2022, as Veterans Day.

The proclamation reads as follows:

"WHEREAS, throughout our history, courageous men and women have donned the uniform of our Armed Forces and built...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 4, 2022

National Hospice and Health Care Month Proclamation

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Mayor William E. Cooper Friday signed a proclamation declaring November as "National Hospice and Health Care Month" in Enterprise.

The proclamation reads as follows:

"WHEREAS the great strength of America lies in the hearts and souls of our c...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Proposed short-term rental ordinance

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To view the proposed short-term rental ordinance, click here

City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Reminder to check smoke detectors this weekend during time change

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Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, and the City of Enterprise is reminding residents to check their smoke detectors in addition to changing the time on their clocks.

“The time change is a perfect opportunity for everyone to chec...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Election Day information

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, and the City of Enterprise wants to make sure residents are prepared.

  • To view polling sites, click here
  • To view a sample ballot, click here
  • Coffee County voter information, click here

Residents who have additional questi...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Three City employees recognized for years of service

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Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday recognized three employees for the years of service they've given to the City of Progress.  Please join us in congratulating:Derrick Hooks, 21 years, Public Works DepartmentDanny Wright, 20 years, Public...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Enterprise garbage collection adjusted to reflect Veterans Day holiday

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The City of Enterprise offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day and no garbage collection will occur that day.

Garbage pick-up regularly scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 10, will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Garbage pick...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 31, 2022

City employees recognized for years of service

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A handful of City of Enterprise employees were recognized Thursday for their dedicated years of service.

Mayor William E. Cooper recognized the following:

  • Alan Mahan- Water Field Superintendent, 40 years
  • Patricia Barnes- Dispatch, 20 years
  • Adam Buxton- Public...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, 2022 proclaimed National Veterans Small Business Week in Enterprise

National Veterans Small Business Week Proclamation

Mayor William E. Cooper declared Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, 2022, as National Veterans Small Business Week in Enterprise.

Cooper signed the proclamation Friday in front of representatives from the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, members of local Veteran Servi...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Water tower demolished

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An iconic structure along the Enterprise skyline came down Tuesday, when the 10-leg elevated water tower along Boll Weevil Circle was demolished.

“It’s a bittersweet day seeing that tank come down,” Enterprise Water Works Fiel...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Spooky in the City returns this Friday

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Spooky season is upon us as the third annual “Spooky in the City” returns this Friday, Oct. 28.

The event includes ten different “Spooky Stops,” each with a series of riddles, created by Escape Enterprise.  ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Annual Veterans Day tribute announced, nominations requested for Veteran, Active Service Member OTY

Veterans Day Nominations Open

Local veterans will be honored in the City of Progress during the annual tribute scheduled for Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

The Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at the Wall of Freedom in Johnny Henderson Family Park.  The Veteran...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Investigators: Downtown Enterprise building fire ruled accidental

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Early Sunday morning, a passerby called 9-1-1 to report smoke coming from the corner of College and Main.

Once on scene, firefighters began gaining entry to the buildings. The primary concern was to stop the spread of the fire and focus on the residential ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Enterprise police officers recognized for actions during water main break

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Three members of the Enterprise Police Department were recognized Tuesday for their actions during a water main break last month.

In the early morning hours of Sept. 22, 2022, the Enterprise Water Department Field Superintendent, Alan Mahan, was awakened b...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Volunteers, business owners act quickly to safeguard items inside Pea River building

Business owners safeguard items from Pea River building

As firefighters worked to contain the multi-building fire Sunday morning in downtown Enterprise, just a few doors down, people were scrambling to remove historic items from inside the Pea River Historical & Genealogical Society Gift Shop and Library b...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 12, 2022

City announces activities for Halloween, sets trick-or-treat hours

Fall in love with Enterprise

Fall in love with the City of Enterprise this month during one of the many festive activities planned:

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Downtown road closed for safety following building fire

College Street road closure

A portion of College Street in downtown Enterprise will remain closed following a multi-building fire on Sunday.

West College Street, from Main Street to Railroad Street, will be closed indefinitely. The left turn lane, from Main Street onto West College S...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Hospitality training program designed to strengthen state’s tourism workforce coming to Enterprise

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More than a dozen Enterprise hospitality employees will participate next week in a two-day training program designed to stimulate sustainable tourism, economic development, and business and community growth.

The “Flawless Delivery” Hosp...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 16, 2022

Fire damages several downtown businesses

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Three downtown Enterprise businesses and one residential building were destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.

A passerby called 9-1-1 around 5:40 a.m. to report smoke at the corner of College Street and Main Street.  

“Units arrived on s...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Mayor declares next week Fire Prevention Week, Fire Department to give away free smoke detectors

Mayor Cooper signs the proclamation for Fire Prevention Week 2022

The Enterprise Fire Department will distribute free smoke detectors to those living within city limits later this month in an effort to increase the chances of surviving a fire.

‘Operation Smoke Detector’ will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City of Enterprise hiring for various full-time positions

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The City of Enterprise is looking to fill several full-time positions in various departments.

  • Accountant: $42,389.21/year
  • Building Service Worker: $11.84/hour
  • Certified Police Officer: $41,315.39-$46,038.07/year
  • Heavy Equipment Operator (CDL): $15.92/hour
  • Main...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Former City Prosecutor receives recognition at City Council meeting

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Mayor William E. Cooper Tuesday recognized Jeremy Mitchell for his contributions while serving as City Prosecutor.

Mitchell served as City Prosecutor in the Municipal Court System for roughly two- and one-half years before taking a job with the Coffee Coun...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Resurfacing to start next week for dozens of City streets

Phase III(A) resurfacing map

Update (10/5/22): The contractor notified the City of Enterprise that resurfacing work is expected to begin tomorrow (Thursday, Oct. 6).The following roadways are next priority:- Windsor Trace - Wentworth Drive- W Sand Creek Road- W Kingswood Dri...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 29, 2022

The Little Red Schoolhouse moves Downtown

Little Red Schoolhouse moves to Downtown Enterprise

A piece of Enterprise history Thursday moved Downtown, when the Little Red Schoolhouse was relocated from Boll Weevil Circle to Railroad Street. 

With the expertise of Hussey Structural Movers, the Schoolhouse was hoisted onto steel beams and hook...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Enterprise garbage collection adjusted to reflect holiday

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The City of Enterprise offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Columbus Day and no garbage collection will occur that day.

  • Garbage pick up regularly scheduled on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday, Oct. 11.  
  • Garbage pick up regula...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Highway 167 construction to begin this week

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Construction will begin this week on Alabama Highway 167 in an effort to move traffic more efficiently.

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) project, from Boll Weevil Circle to Salem Road, includes adding an additional lane in each direction as...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Former Enterprise City Councilmember Richard Fleming dies at 94

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A pillar of the Enterprise community, Richard Fleming, died Friday at the age of 94.

From 1972-1988, Fleming served the City of Enterprise as a Councilman.  He also served as fire and police commissioner.

“Richard was a champion for Enter...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Boll Weevil Soap Company earns Gold Retailer of the Year award

Boll Weevil Soap Company Retailer of the Year award presentation

Boll Weevil Soap Company Wednesday was recognized as the Alabama Retail Association’s Gold level award winner in the annual sales less than $1 million category.

Owners Chad and Kendra Wester were presented the award by Rick Brown, President of th...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Mayor urges residents to prepare now for severe weather

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Mayor William E. Cooper and other City of Enterprise leaders continue to closely monitor the projected path of Hurricane Ian.

While it’s too early to know where or when Hurricane Ian will make landfall, City leaders are being proactive.

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 23, 2022

City employee honored with community spirit award

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ENTERPRISE, Ala. – The Enterprise Chamber of Commerce Thursday night presented Tammy Doerer with the “Yancey Parker Community Spirit Award” at the membership awards banquet and annual meeting.

“This year’s ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Road closures approved related to Veterans Home project construction

Hickman Road and Dozier Road Closure

Portions of roadways in northwest Enterprise will soon be closed as part of construction related to the new Veterans Home. 

The City Council Tuesday night approved a request to temporarily close a portion of Hickman Road and Dozier Road, just off ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Mayor Cooper honors local man for life-saving heroic actions

Mayor Cooper presents Marvin Pinckney with a key to the city

Mayor William E. Cooper at the City Council meeting Tuesday honored Marvin Pinckney for his life-saving heroic actions earlier this month.

 

Pinckney, a retired Army command sergeant major, was in his garage September 3 when he noticed flames comin...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Marshall sworn in as City Prosecutor

Ashley Marshall is sworn in by Municipal Judge Paul Sherling.

Local attorney Ashley Marshall became City Prosecutor after being sworn in at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.

Municipal Judge Paul Sherling administered the oath of office. Marshall’s husband, J.B, and sons, Jace and Will, were by her side. She was...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 16, 2022

City of Enterprise, boll weevil to be featured on national news program

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The City of Enterprise is expected to be in the national spotlight Sunday when a news story on the City and the boll weevil will air on “CBS Sunday Morning.” 

The feature will explain how Enterprise farmers overcame the destruc...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 15, 2022

City, Chamber of Commerce welcome new Fort Rucker Commanding General, wife to the City of Progress

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Mayor William Cooper and the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night welcomed Maj. Gen. Michael C. McCurry and his wife, Sadie, to Enterprise.

More than 100 people attended the welcome event held at the Rawls Restaurant in downtown Enterprise. MG McCurry assumed...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Cake Walk, Scarecrow Costume Contest headline Fall Harvest Day at the Enterprise Farmers Market

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That time of year is here. The Enterprise Farmers Market will usher in Autumn at the Enterprise Farmers Market Saturday, Sept. 24, with a cake walk and a new event, a Scarecrow Costume Contest.

 

“We always look forward to this seasonal c...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Enterprise radar company hosts Tanzanian government officials

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Enterprise Electronics Corp. (EEC), a locally-founded company with worldwide distinction, this week was host to visitors from the government of Tanzania, an East African country known as the home of the safari mecca, the Serengeti National Park, and the K...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 29, 2022

City to present redistricting plan for public review

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A public hearing to discuss proposed City voting district changes is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Enterprise City Council meeting at City Hall.

 

Boundary changes in all five City Council Districts are included in the Redistrict...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 29, 2022

2022 Redistricting Plan - Proposed City Ordinance

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AN ORDNANCE OF THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARIES OF COUNCIL DISTRICTS FOR THE CITY OF ENTERPRJSE PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF SECTION 11-46-23, CODE OF ALABAMA 1975.

WHEREAS, Section 11-46-23 of the Code of Alabama,...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Proclamation recognizes Juneteenth in City of Enterprise

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Mayor William E. Cooper officially declared June 19 as a holiday in the City of Enterprise, joining the federal government in recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery. Although the amendment was passed in 1863...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Everyone invited to attend community meeting to give input for City’s comprehensive plan

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City officials are asking residents to help them develop a comprehensive plan that will guide the city for years into the future.

 Assistant Director of Engineering Services Thomas Hardy said Tuesday that community input is vital in the plan, whic...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 7, 2022

Historic M.N. (Jug) Brown Recreation Center decommissioned in sentimental ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 21, 2022

Contact:

Kay Kirkland

Special Projects Coordinator

City of Enterprise

(334) 348-2310

kkirkland@enterpriseal.gov

   

 

The front door of the historic M.N. (Jug) Brown Recreation Center was locked to the ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 7, 2022

ADVA Celebrates Groundbreaking of New State Veterans Home in Enterprise

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ENTERPRISE, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) celebrated the upcoming construction of the Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins State Veterans Home Friday with a ceremonial groundbreaking June 17.

ADVA Commissioner Ke...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Public meeting set June 9 on roundabout

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ALDOT hosts public meeting about Highway 27 roundabout

 

The Alabama Department of Transportation will host a come-and-go meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the Enterprise Farmers Market to discuss Coffee County's first roundabo...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Enterprise City leaders thank legislators instrumental in additional funding for VA Home construct

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 A $6 million appropriation by the Alabama Legislature passed before the end of the regular Legislative session will help offset increased construction costs for a new Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs long-term care facility in Enterprise.

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 11, 2022

National Day of Prayer observed with music, prayers for blessings upon the nation

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Mayor William E. Cooper read a proclamation declaring the observance of the 2022 National Day of Prayer as he joined local pastors and church leaders in front of City Hall at noon May 5.

He thanked all of the pastors and church leaders of the Ente...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 20, 2022

ALERT: Voting location changed from Rec Center to Civic Center

Enterprise voters who have been accustomed to casting their ballots at the M.N. “Jug” Brown Recreation Center will go to a new voting location for the state Primary Election May 24The Board of Registrars notified affected voters severa...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Enterprise celebrates Small Business Week

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 Enterprise celebrated Small Business Week May 2-5, but Mayor William E. Cooper asked everyone to always patronize local businesses, especially the small businesses that provide many of the goods and services needed in daily life. In declaring En...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Wiregrass ‘Devilicious’ Deviled Egg Contest highlights Easter at the Farmers Market April 9

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Break out your favorite deviled egg recipe. Copy the one your mom always served at Sunday dinner, or steal your grandmother’s.

 

It doesn’t matter if you choose a timeless classic recipe or experiment with a new twist on the tas...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Memories of Jug Brown Recreation Center sought as demolition of iconic structure nears

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The M.N. (Jug) Brown Center has been a place where memories have been made for the past 63 years.

With the demolition of the iconic structure set to take place soon, Enterprise Parks and Recreation Director Billy Powell is hoping that the thousands of peop...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Career Tech Program highlighted during February

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A proclamation signed by Mayor William E. Cooper Feb. 14 shines the spotlight on the significance of the Career and Technical Education program at Enterprise High School.

Students currently participating in various courses within the program attended the s...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: February 18, 2022

City offices closed, no garbage pickup Monday for Presidents’ Day

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Enterprise City Hall and other city facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of Presidents’ Day.

No garbage routes will be serviced on that day. The Department of Public Works Sanitation crews will be picking up the Monday garbage...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Street paving, water line projects continue

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The City is diligently pushing forward with the comprehensive water line replacement and street resurfacing program.   Currently, the City is completing the $3.6 million Phase II portion of the street resurfacing program which includes a total of...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Mayor proclaims Black History Month

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In conjunction with the National Black History Month celebration, Mayor William E. Cooper has proclaimed February as Black History Month in Enterprise as well. On hand for the proclamation ceremony recently were Coffee County Association of Service Agenci...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Montgomery takes reins of Main Street Enterprise

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Mariah Montgomery was sworn in Tuesday night as the new director of Main Street Enterprise.

 

Montgomery becomes only the second person to serve in the full-time position. She takes the reins from Cassidi Kendrick, who served as director from Novem...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Governor awards CDBG grant to Enterprise for continuing nuisance property demolitions

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(Story, photos by Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise)

A $272,900 Community Development Block Grant awarded Jan. 20 will enable the City of Enterprise to continue its mission to rid the city of unsightly and unsafe vacant residential property.

 

The gra...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Ground broken on $4.5 million expansion and redevelopment of Peavy Park

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The existing Peavy Park combined with a grass field on the corner of Bellwood Road and George C. Wallace Drive will be transformed into a comprehensive recreation hub on the south side of Enterprise when a $4.5 million recreational project is completed wi...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Mayor, City Council recognize Fort Rucker Battalion for outstanding volunteer service

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Mayor William E. Cooper, the Enterprise City Council recognized the 1st Battalion 11th Aviation Regiment , Air Traffic Controllers Jan. 18 for their extraordinary volunteer service to the City and community.

 

Cooper presented certificates of appre...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Groundbreaking to kick Peavy Park redevelopment project

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Mayor William E. Cooper and Parks and Recreation Director Billy Powell will be joined Monday morning by Enterprise State Community College President Matt Rodgers and other special guests to kick off a much-anticipated redevelopment of Peavy Park.

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 16, 2021

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

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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 Wedne...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Traditional, Untraditional - almost anything goes in Deviled Egg Contest coming up April 9

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If you’re planning to have deviled eggs on your Easter Sunday meal menu, as most Southern families are, you might want to consider surprising guests with a new twist on the familiar favorite. With the upcoming Wiregrass “Devilicious” Deviled Egg ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Public invited to roundabout 'sneak peak

What engineers are calling a "sneak peak" of Coffee County's first roundabout ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Day of Service set for this Saturday in Enterprise

Kickoff 8 a.m. March 19 at Bates Memorial Stadium

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Citizen, Council talk about EV Charging Stations

By Michelle Mann, The Southeast Sun

https://www.southeastsun.com/home/article_443acdec-9fca-11ec-9439-57a949d6cba3.html

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Increase water board number, Councilman Goolsby urges

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  • Feb 2, 2022

Whether a city the size of Enterprise should still have a three-member water board managing a budget of nearly $7 million annually is the question being brought to the table by an Enterprise city councilma...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Grant to enable Enterprise to demolish dilapidated houses

1-25-2022 - By Nick Brooks, WTVY-TV4

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

City Engineering Director gives update on parking lot, street paving,

1-12-2022 - By Michelle Mann, The Southeast Sun

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