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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Council approves zoning request for Conner Street

Council approves zoning request for Conner Street

By SWeed

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The Enterprise City Council approved several rezoning requests and award...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Mayor appeals to all residents: “Mask Up Enterprise!”

Health experts say wearing masks is vitally important to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

July 15, 2020/ City of Enterprise Press Release

Mayor William E. Cooper and city leaders appeal to everyone in the Enterprise area to follow the state mandate to wear masks in public.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued the mandate Wednesday, citing the rising cas...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: June 8, 2020

City Industrial Development Board receives $900,000 grant

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A $900,000 grant from the state “Growing Alabama” program will enable the Enterprise Industrial Development Board to install infrastructure improvements on about 240 acres of city industrial property.

The Industrial...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Business treats City employees on the front lines

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Enterprise City employees were treated to lunch one day recently, thanks to Bryars-Warren Drug Co. Owner/Pharmacist Jeremy Willette, far right, sent over lunches for the City Hall employees who worked throughout the Coronavirus shutdown. The Rawls Restaur...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Enterprise Municipal Court to resume June 1

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sThe Enterprise Municipal Court will resume June 1 at the Enterprise Civic Center, with proper health and safety guidelines in place.

Judge Paul Sherling said in order to protect the people who enter the courtroom, the court will be following guidelines an...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Mayor's statement on next step of Governor's Re-opening of Alabama order

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Gov. Kay Ivey today amended the "Safer-At-Home" order set to expire May 22 and announced an amendment that would allow some entertainment and tourist venues, and some athletic activities to resume.

The following is a statement from Mayor William ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Farmers Market Peak Season Kickoff set for Saturday

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The kickoff for the Enterprise Farmers Market Peak Season is set for this Saturday.

Farmers Markets continue to be open under the state’s “Safer-At-Home” Order. Farmers Market Manager Birgit Briggs said the market set-up is de...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City offices closing for Memorial Day

 Enterprise City Hall and other city facilities will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.

Police and Fire personnel will be on duty throughout the long holiday weekend. All other personnel will return to work on Tuesday, May 26...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City recycling station open again

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The City of Enterprise self-service Recycling Convenience Station at 529 Glover Ave., has reopened after several weeks of closure due to COVID-19 safety directives.

Mayor William E. Cooper said the city is still concerned about the sa...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Statement from Mayor William E. Cooper – Response to Gov. Kay Ivey’s announcement of expanded Safer-

Statement from Mayor William E. Cooper – Response to Gov. Kay Ivey’s announcement of expanded Safer-At-Home beginning May 11

“We are extremely pleased that Gov. Kay Ivey has made the decision to allow expanded reopening opport...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 8, 2020

All City employees returning to work Monday

 All City of Enterprise employees will return to work on their regular schedules and all city buildings will be re-opened beginning Monday, May 11.

“The City is returning to full operation and our work force is returning to their regular...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Boll Weevil Monument fountain turns blue to honor EHS Seniors

Enterprise High School’s 500-plus seniors will get a unique and highly visible acclamation from the City of Enterprise this month.

In honor of and congratulations to the upcoming graduates, the City has turned the lights in the fountain around th...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Distancing directives in place for May 5 council workshop, meeting

The Enterprise City Council will convene in Work Session at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2020 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

TENTATIVE AGENDA

DISCUSSION OF MAY 5, 2020 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

AND ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COUNCIL

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 28, 2020

City Hall limited access plan to continue through May 15

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April 28, 2020

 Mayor William E. Cooper Tuesday announced that the City’s current limited access plan will remain in place until at least May 15.

Cooper met with City department heads Tuesday after Gov. Kay Ivey&rsqu...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Mayor supports plan to reopen businesses, And urges citizens to maintain safety practices

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City of Enterprise

April 28, 2020

Mayor William E. Cooper expressed support Tuesday for local retail businesses given the go-ahead to reopen later this week, but he also appealed to Enterprise area citizens not to abandon the safety practices helping to pro...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 8, 2020

City council adopts alternate work schedule for city employees, limits access to City Hall;

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April 8, 2020

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City council adopts alternate work schedule

for city employees, limits access to city hall

Starting today, fewer employees will be working at city facilities, but Mayor William E. Cooper and city council members a...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Mayor's Statement on Governor's Stay-At-Home Order

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“In light of the increasing number of COVID-19, Coronavirus, cases in Alabama, I agree wholeheartedly with the decision of Gov. Kay Ivey to issue a Stay-At-Home order for the State.

The order is not completely restrictive but allows people to car...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Gov. Kay Ivey's Stay-At-Home Order

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ORDER OF THE STATE HEALTH OFFICER

SUSPENDING CERTAIN PUBLIC GATHERINGS

DUE TO RISK OF INFECTION BY COVID-19

(APPLICABLE STATEWIDE)

AMENDED APRIL 3, 2020

WHEREAS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in Alabama; and

WHEREAS the appearance of COVI...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Gov. Kay Ivey's Stay-At-Home order in Spanish

Gov. Kay Ivey’s Stay-At-Home order, translated into Spanish, copied from a State of Alabama document.

ORDEN DEL OFICIAL DE SALUD DEL ESTADO SUSPENDER DETERMINADAS REUNIONES PÚBLICAS DEBIDO AL RIESGO DE INFECCIÓN POR COVID-19

(APLICABLE EN TODO EL ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 2, 2020

First case of Coronavirus confirmed in Coffee County

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Mayor William E. Cooper is asking everyone to be diligent in practicing social distancing, washing hands and other CDC-recommended safety measures now the the first case of Coronavirus has been confirmed in Coffee County.

The Alabama Department of Public H...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Flushing items like cleaning wipes obstruct sewer lines

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The Department of Public Works is urging residents not to flush disinfecting wipes, towelettes and baby hygiene products down the toilets. Even though some of these household products are labeled and marketed as “disposable” and/or &am...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Recycling Services suspended for now

April 2, 2020

Contact: Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise

Mayor announces suspension of recycling services for now

Mayor William E. Cooper announced Thursday that the city recycling service has been suspended until April 30, or until conditions associated with ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Mayor requests churches to follow gathering limits

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4-3-20

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Mayor William E. Cooper is asking church members to find safe ways to express their faith during the current outbreak of the Coronavirus.

The request comes in the wake of strict directives from Gov. Kay Ivey and the Ala...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Mayor asks compliance with Governor’'s orders; Tullos acknowledges challenge for businesses

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Kay Kirkland/Special Projects Coordinator

Mayor William E. Cooper asked local non-essential businesses to comply with the closure orders issued by Gov. Kay Ivey this morning, but to remain optimistic that the steps taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 wi...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City playgrounds are closed; parks remain open

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Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise

Mayor William E. Cooper announced Monday that all five city playgrounds are closed temporarily.

“It is with regret that we close the playgrounds, but we believe this is the best action to protect our children and he...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City Parks remain open but officials urge users to be safe

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Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise

Mayor William E. Cooper and Parks and Recreation Director Billy Powell announced Friday that although all organized games and practices have been postponed through April 6, the city parks will remain open.

The decision to kee...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City Council declares State of Emergency

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With the Coronavirus threat still looming over the world, the nation, the state and local community, the Enterprise City Council Friday afternoon declared a State of Emergency in the city.

A resolution declaring the emergency...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Residents asked to consider conducting city business by phone, email, regular mail

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The City of Enterprise remains fully staffed and open for business at City Hall and other city facilities.

In the midst of a compelling statewide effort to prevent the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus, however, Mayor William E. Cooper is reiterating the...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor, Council members offer words of encouragement as COVID-19 crisis continues

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“We will get through this,” Mayor declares

“We will get through this. I want our citizens to know that we at the city stand ready, willing and able to meet this challenge.”

Mayor William E. Cooper and council members ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Council meeting still on but precautionary practices urged.

Kay Kirkland, City of Enterprise

Mayor William E. Cooper said Tuesday night’s city council meeting will take place, but

he and city officials are urging people to make the decision whether to attend based on

federal and state health safety recommen...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mayor calls for calm as City monitors COVID-19 developments

March 16, 2020

By Kay Kirkland, City of Enterprise

Alabama now has 28 confirmed cases of COVID-19, but thus far, no case has been confirmed in Coffee County or Enterprise.

Mayor William E. Cooper assures residents that he and city officials are continually m...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Enterprise Senior Center closing temporarily

By Kay Kirkland, City of Enterprise

Enterprise Senior Center closing temporarily

The Enterprise Senior Center is closed for the next several weeks as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19, the Corona Virus, in Alabama, but meals for center patrons will conti...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Lt. Gov. Ainsworth says state economy is “roaring”

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March 4, 2020

By Kay Kirkland, City of Enterprise

Lt. Gov. Ainsworth says state economy is “roaring”

 Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth told investors of the Wiregrass Economic Development Corporation March 2 that the state&rsq...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Mayor featured speaker at Fort Rucker Black History program

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Mayor featured speaker at Fort Rucker Black History program

Mayor William E. “Bill” Cooper was the keynote speaker at the Fort Rucker African American//Black History Month program Feb. 27 at Aviators’ Landing. The program is s...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 6, 2020

First Black Enterprise Mayor speaks at Dothan’s Beverlye Intermediate School

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First Black Enterprise Mayor speaks at Dothan’s Beverlye Intermediate School

Mayor William E. “Bill” Cooper talked to several hundred third through sixth graders at Dothan’s Beverlye Intermediate School Feb. 26 as pa...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: March 6, 2020

EHS students join Mayor for proclamation ceremony

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EHS students join Mayor for proclamation ceremony

A number of Enterprise High School students representing various student organizations joined Mayor William E. Cooper recently to adopt proclamations celebrating the organizations’ purpos...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: February 18, 2020

"Success" topic of Mayor's remarks to ESCC group

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“Success” topic of Mayor’s speech to ESCC group

Mayor William E. “Bill” Cooper spoke to the “Men of Success” mentoring program at Enterprise State Community College Feb. 12. Cooper spoke...

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News Flash

Headlines

29 Stories
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Aug. 20 is the deadline for absentee ballots in city election

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot in the upcoming municipal election is Thursday, Aug. 20.

Secretary of State John H. Merrill officially extended the opportunity for anyone concerned about COVID-19 to apply for and ...

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Additional Info... Headlines
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Water Works sees reduction in city water usage

City Water Tower at Yancey Parker Industrial Park.

https://www.dothaneagle.com/enterprise_ledger/news/water-works-reduces-city-water-usage/article_412745d4-c3ff-504e-8b04-

e5306e98ce7f.html

BY SAVANAH WEED sweed@eprisenow.com

Jul 10, 2020

The Enterprise Water Works Board met Wednesday at City Hall to

discuss s...

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Headlines
Posted on: July 10, 2020

City Council Approves Zoning Request

City Council approves rezoning request

Mayor Bill Cooper (left) recognized Parks & Recreation Director Billy Powell and proclaimed July as Parks & Recreation Mon...

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Headlines
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Alabama State Games canceled due to COVID-19

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303f8f4f8886.html

BY KEN ROGERS krogers@dothaneagle.com

Jul 9, 2020

The Alabama State Games, rescheduled for July 31-Aug. 2, have

b...

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Headlines
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Parks & Rec baseball, softball seasons enter final month

New water features have been added to the Splash Pad at Rotary Park.

https://www.dothaneagle.com/enterprise_ledger/news/parks-rec-baseball-softball-seasons-enter-final-month/article_1426d07a-e93d-

5aae-8ada-d9b1eb02e0aa.html

SPOTLIGHT FEATURED

Parks & Rec baseball, softball seasons enter final month

Jul 6, 2020

The Splash P...

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Headlines
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Sales tax revenue provides good news for Enterprise

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Headlines
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Enterprise Council nixes residential rezone

By Michelle Mann mmann@southeastsun.com

The rezoning of part of the Byrd Subdivision was denied by the Enterprise City Council at the meeting

June 2.

The council voted four in favor of denying the request to rezone the area at Mamie and Baker Streets in

the B...

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Headlines
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Enterprise Parks and Rec teams set season openers on June 15

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Talk about a rain delay. The Enterprise Parks and Recreation Department

has a new starting date for its baseball and softball programs.

Originally scheduled for March 16, Opening Day will be June 15 due to the

COVID-19 pandemic.

Enterprise Parks and Recreatio...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City may have survived pandemic more than others

BY KYLE MOOTY kmooty@eprisenow.com

May 24, 2020

Among the biggest losses Enterprise expects from the economic shutdown during the pandemic are

the lodging taxes and the gas tax.

BY FRANCIE BAKER/THE LEDGER

Enterprise is hardly like the town in the Jim Carey mo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City turns meal program over to ECS

http://www.southeastsun.com/home/article_b762a912-9535-11ea-84e9-537093381618.html

May 13, 2020

By Michelle Mann mmann@southeastsun.com

Who exactly is responsible for the summer feeding program for children in the city of Enterprise became

the question after ...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 19, 2020

EMA Director Brown provides COVID-19 update to Enterprise City Council BY KEN ROGERS

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The Enterprise Ledger

BY KEN ROGERS krogers@dothaneagle.com

Mar 18, 2020

Coffee County EMA Director James Brown was happy to report

good news that no cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been

confirmed in Coffee County. He also had to deliver the bad news in...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Phase 2 water main replacement begins

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Phase 1 of the city’s water main replacement project has not yet finished but Phase 2 has begun.

At the Enterprise Water Works Board Meeting March 12 Water Works Board Field Superintendent Alan

Mahan said that Belair Drive, the first street listed...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Recreation Director looks ahead to busy year

Billy Powell Jan 2020

For the full story as published, click below:

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By Kay Kirkland, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Enterpris...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 5, 2020

City recognizes Centennial Celebration volunteers

APPRECIATION Awards

Mayor thanks Centennial celebration volunteers

Mayor William E. Cooper and city leaders expressed their thanks Feb. 10 to the volunteers who helped orchestrate the year-long celebration of the Boll Weevil Monument’s 100th birthday, culminating wi...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 5, 2020

EPD receives federal grant for equipment

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EPD receives federal grant for equipment

By Kay Kirkland, City of Enterprise

 

A federal grant for almost $21,000 will be used to purchase equipment to enhance the safety of both the public and officers of the Enterprise Police Department.

Ala...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 5, 2020

'Economy roaring,' Lt. Governor says at WEDC annual meeting

Economy roaring’ Lt. Gov. says

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth

Photo by Caroline Quattlebaum

“First, I want to say I bring good news,” Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth told the capacity c...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 5, 2020

"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. Neither do the artic...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Broken sidewalks topic of discussion at work session

Broken city sidewalks topic at work session

By Michelle Mann

mmann@southeastsun.com

Mar 4, 2020

Michelle Mann

What to do about cracked and unlevel sidewalks on West College and West Lee Streets was again the

topic of discussion at an Enterprise City Council wor...

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Headlines
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Lt. Governor speaks at Wiregrass Economic Development meeting

By | Posted:   | Updated: Mon 8:19 PM, Mar 02, 2020 

HARTFORD, Ala. (WTVY) -- The Wiregrass Economic Development Corporation hosted its 26th annual investors’ luncheon.

"You’re ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Townsend discusses issues at Town Hall meeting

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Headlines
Posted on: January 23, 2020

City employee goes the "Extra Mile'

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Headlines
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Tullos gives review of VA Home selection

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Headlines
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Council approves loan to Clark Theatres

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Headlines
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Community Service dog introduced at Council meeting

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Photo by Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise

http://www.southeastsun.com/home/article_e8bf8860-27f1-11ea-b1bb-13d840f37b42.html

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Additional Info... Headlines
Posted on: January 17, 2020

DEBA donates to canine department

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Photo by Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise

The Downtown Enterprise Business Association made a $200 donation to the Enterprise Police

Department’s Canine Department during the Enterprise City Council meeting Dec. 17. The donation was

from proceeds of...

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Headlines
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Moore earns Extra Mile Award

Photo by Kay Kirkland/City of Enterprise

SOUTHEAST SUN:

Enterprise Water Works Board employee Sarah Moore was honored with the Extra Mile Award by

Enterprise Mayor William Cooper at the Enterprise City Council meeting Dec. 17. The award is presented

to city e...

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