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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Comprehensive street paving project under way

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 Freedom Drive off Highway 248 in east Enterprise was the first street to be resurfaced when the second phase of a four-year street paving project began last week. Mayor William E. Cooper said the paving contractor, Wiregrass Construction Company...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Veteran, Active Duty Service Member of the Year nominations sought

Click on the following links for the nomination forms

2021 Active Service Member of Year Nomination Form

2021 Veteran of Year Nomination Form

The service and sacrifice of local veterans will be honored during the annual Veterans Tribute ceremony, set this ye...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

“We Can Do This!” Mayor challenges local residents to help reach Alabama vaccination goal

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 Enterprise Mayor William E. Cooper has joined more than 30 other Alabama mayors in the “We Can Do This Alabama Mayors’ Challenge,” a statewide grassroots effort to get a 20-percent increase in vaccinations by Sept. ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Mayor issues statement after Holley retirement announcement

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State Sen. Jimmy Holley, R-Elba, announced in July that he will not be seeking re-election of the House District 31 seat he has held for almost six full four-year terms.

The 76-year-old said his health was a primary factor in his decision not to seek re-el...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

CERT donates pet rescue masks to EFD

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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 Scottie Johnson...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

City employees spend Saturday refreshing City Hall

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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 important to maint...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Long anticipated state highway projects to begin soon in City

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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 f...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Main Street Enterprise recognized as 2021 Main Street America affiliate

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Enterprise, Alabama (May,27,2021)—Main Street Enterprise has been designated as an affiliate Main Street™ program. Each year, Main Street America and its p...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

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

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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 veterans ...

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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: July 16, 2021

Long-time Fire Chief Byron Herring announces retirement

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May 5, 2021

   

Statement from Enterprise Mayor William E. Cooper, May 5, 2021

 

“It is with mixed emotions that I announce that long-time Fire Chief Byron Herring will be retiring May 28.

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

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

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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, wh...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Barry Mott takes reins as director of Engineering and Public Works

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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.

 

Mott was sworn in by Mayor William E. Cooper, whose recommendation of...

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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

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Increase water board number, Councilman Goolsby urges

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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

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

100-year-old water system topic of joint work session

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

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

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

‘Reason for the season’ focus at Enterprise tree lighting ceremony

“This holy season is one where we, as people who seek

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Caution urged as street resurfacing begins

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Enterprise Council okays downtown entertainment district

For the full story on the approval of a downtown entertainment district, see The Southeast Sun article at:

https://www.southeastsun.com/home/article_29da0890-efae-11eb-b018-6f8bfc8a1e8a.html

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Joshua Kaleb Watson immortalized in Enterprise Wall of Freedom

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Memorial Day is a day to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for our country.

Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson was among those who were honored Monday.

Watson was a Navy Sailor that ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Swartz sworn in as CFO/Treasurer

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By Savanah Weed, The Enterprise Ledger

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...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

EPD Investigating Body Found at Peavy Park

On January 19, 2022, at 8:00 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a call for an unresponsive individual at Peavy Park on Bellwood Road.  The individual was pronounced deceased at the scene.  EPD Detectives are conducting a d...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

EPD Investigating Shooting on E. Grubbs Street

On January 6, 2022, at 3:53PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to numerous calls for shots fired in the 500 Block of E. Grubbs Street.  The preliminary investigation revealed that occupants of two vehicles were involved in a high-speed...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

New City Ordinance Prohibits Parking on Main Street During Events

The Enterprise Police would like to remind the citizens of Enterprise and our guests that due to the safety and wellbeing of all, a new City Ordinance prohibits parking on Main Street during any events when a road closure has been approved.  This...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Attempted Murder Suspects Arrested

On November 4, 2021, at 1:50 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of Glover Avenue Enterprise, AL.  Responding Officers discovered one gunshot victim had been transported to the hospital by p...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

EPD Investigating Traffic Fatality

On September 29, 2021, at 4:30 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a passenger vehicle and tow truck, which resulted in the death of the driver of the passenger vehicle.  This traffic accident caused an ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Reckless Driver Arrested for DUI

On September 14, 2021, at 4:10 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to multiple reports of a reckless driver travelling on Boll Weevil Circle near Enterprise Shopping Center.  The reckless driver struck multiple vehicles while ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Coppinville Shooting Suspect Arrested

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in the August 20, 2021 Coppinville Road shooting investigation.  On August 21, 2021, EPD Officers and Detectives apprehended the suspect in the 700 block of North Rawls Street Enterprise, AL. &a...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Coppinville Road Shooting Investigation

On August 20, 2021, at 1:20 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting call in the 100 block of Coppinville Road Enterprise, AL.  Responding Officers located a single victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transport...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

EPD Arrests Vehicle Burglary Suspect

On August 14, 2021, at 11:00 PM, EPD Patrol Officers responded to a vehicle burglary call in the 100 block of Frisco Lane Enterprise, AL.  During this investigation, EPD Officers discovered that three other vehicles were burglarized in the area. ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Arrest Made in Fraud Investigation

On August 5, 2021, the Enterprise Police Department, working with the Department of Homeland Security, made an arrest stemming from a large-scale fraud scheme investigation.  During the course of this investigation, EPD Detectives were a...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Murder Suspect Arrested

On August 6, 2021, at 2:15 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at the Econo Lodge 630 Glover Avenue Enterprise, AL.  At the scene, EPD Officers discovered a female victim with multiple gunshot wounds.  Witnesses ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

CID Investigates Shooting on County Road 539

On July 29, 2021, at 7:50 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at a residence in the 500 block of County Road 539 Enterprise, AL.  At the residence, responding Officers discovered a deceased male as well as a female victim...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

EPD Investigating Shooting at Executive Inn

On July 20, 2021, at 10:55 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at Executive Inn 615 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise, AL.  Responding Officers discovered an unconscious male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg and facial ...

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