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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

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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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recognized as 2021 Main Street America affiliate

 

Enterprise, Alabama (May,27,2021)—Main Street Enterprise has been designated as an affiliate Main Street™ program. Each year, Main Street America and its 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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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: April 9, 2021

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

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Spring has arrived! Kick off the spring season in Downtown Enterprise on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Spring Festival! This event has something for all ages, to include 70-plus market vendors, musi...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Mayor declares April as Civitan Month

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Members of the Civitan Club of Enterprise surrounds Mayor William E. Cooper as he officially declares April as Civitan Month. Civitan International was founded in 1917 in Birmingham, and now has 40,000 men and women in 1,300 clubs worldwide who work to ma...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Mayor congratulates hometown girl who recently won crown

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Mayor William E. Cooper congratulates his niece, Americus “Princess” Washington, who is currently reigning as Mrs. Women in Business, Online Pageant, a title awarded by the Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Pageant System of Lak...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

April proclaimed as Autism Awareness Month

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April declared Autism Awareness Month

Sixteen-year-old Alexander Cea, seated at left, joined Mayor William E. Cooper at Enterprise City Hall recently to help declare April as Autism Awareness Month. Cea, a sophomore at Enterprise High S...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

New Enterprise Airport Terminal Building opened

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Mayor William E. Cooper and Staci Hayes, interim director of the City Engineering Department, were joined by a crowd of local leaders as well as airport managers from around the state to help celebrate the official opening of a brand new, 3,000-square-foo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 20 declared as Day of Service

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Former Men and Women of the Year joined Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday to declare March 20 as an Enterprise Day of Service. The proclamation he signed and presented to the OSCAR Club members said the Day of Service was created to allow people of all ag...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

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

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Are you getting ready for March 27 Easter Hat Parade at the Enterprise Farmers Market?

Or do you just want to make some cute and colorful bonnets to sport around town on Easter weekend?

Either way, you can come and learn how...

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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:

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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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April 28, 2021

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: April 13, 2021

Mayor announces funding for veterans' home

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Photo information: Scotty Johnson, Mayor William Cooper Mayor William Cooper, right, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Veterans Administration issued a

$39 million grant to aid in the construction of the Enterprise-based veterans’ home. Pictured ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Spring Festival at the Market is Saturday

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April 13, 2021

Spring has arrived!

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

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Main Street Enterprise helps bring life to downtown

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Pictured are Lions President Warren Bowron and Cassidi Kendrick. The Lions Club meets on Wednesdays at PoFolksrestaurant at 11:30 a.m. for lunch followed by a brief business meeting and a guest speaker.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

New VA home in Enterprise moves forward

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Apr 7, 2021

“Today we have received some magnificent news,” said Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper said April 7. “The Homes Committee of the Alabama Boar...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Enterprise Police Department launches Project SNAP

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The Enterprise Police Department recently launched a new community police program called Project SNAP (Special Needs Assistance Program) that was created as a way to bridge the communication gap between of...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Council discusses roundabout project

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What may have been the first roundabout sign in Enterprise instructs traffic to stay to the right as it traverses the new Boll Weevil Monument after it wasinstalled at the intersection of Main and College Streets 101 years ago. (Photo courtesy of the Pea ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Council plans to restructure board appointment process

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    At the Enterprise City Council work sessions March 16 and 18, the council reached a consensus that a restru...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

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

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By Morgan Usry

The Enterprise Ledger

Enterprise Mayor William E. Cooper spoke to the Wiregrass-Enterprise Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees at their monthly lunch program on Thursday. At the lunch, Cooper discussed recent projects and...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Council taps Mott for newly created post

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By Michelle Mann

The Southeast Sun

Barry Mott has been named the new city engineer and director of public works for the city of Enterprise.

At the Enterprise City Council meeting March 16, Mott was unanimously named to the newly created post.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Barry Mott named new Enterprise Director of Public Works

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

Mott pr...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

First roundabout in Coffee County coming to Enterprise

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March 17, 2021

By Michelle Mann

The Southeast Sun

A way to add a measure of safety to what has been called a “dangerous intersection” is in the works. The Alabama Department of Transportation has awarded $2 million to construct the first ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Gateway to Enterprise officially opens new facility

March 17, 2021

By Michelle Mann

The Southeast Sun

“The City of Progress is still progressing,” said Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper as he stood before the state-of-the-artterminal building at the Enterprise Muni...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Enterprise unveils new Airport Terminal

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City officials and organizations gathered Thursday morning at the Enterprise Municipal Airport to celebrate the opening of the new airport terminal.

Mayor Bill Cooper said the terminal is just the first step in a plan to continue to grow and expand opportu...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Tullos receives unanimous support of council

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The Enterprise City Council unanimously approved Mayor William “Bill” Cooper’s recommendation of Jonathan Tullos for appointment as the Ent...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Outstanding service recognized

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Feb. 24, 2022

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Two city of Enterprise employees were recognized at the Enterprise City Council meeting Feb. 16 for providing exemplary service. Water Department Billing and Accounting Coordinator Michael Bryant ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Enterprise police officers honored for ‘outstanding, meritorious’ service

 

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Field Training Officer Christopher Byrd and Police Officer Malcolm Hutchinson were each given a Police Chief’s Award for extraordinary service during the Enterprise City Council meeting Feb. 16. “...

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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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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Garden Oaks Shooting Suspect Arrested

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in the June 22, 2021 shooting at Garden Oaks Apartments.  On June 23, 2021, at 3:30 PM, EPD Detectives arrested and charged a 17-year-old juvenile from Enterprise, AL with Assault 1st d...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

CID Investigating Shooting at Garden Oaks

On June 22, 2021, at 8:45 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at Garden Oaks Apartments 507 Glover Avenue Enterprise, AL.  Responding Officers discovered a male victim at the scene with a gunshot wound to the leg. &nb...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Burglary Investigation Leads to Murder Arrest

On 15 June 2021 the City of Enterprise Police Department Criminal Investigations Division arrested Landon Law for Murder in connection to the death of Spencer Layton. It was determined through investigation that the events which unfolded in the early morn...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

CID Investigating Burglary and Shooting

On June 13, 2021, at 5:30 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a residence in the 200 block of Brookshire Drive Enterprise, AL on a call for a burglary in progress and shooting. Responding Officers discovered a deceased male with a single gun...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Shooting Suspect Arrested

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in the May 30, 2021 shooting that occurred in the 100 block of Anthony Circle Enterprise, AL.  On June 4, 2021, at 1:00 PM, EPD Detectives arrested and charged Seth Caleb Eddis, age 22, of Enter...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

On June 2, 2021, at 5:00 PM, Enterprise Dispatch received a report of a bank robbery that occurred at Wells Fargo Bank, located at 619 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise, AL.  Officers responded to the bank and began an investigation, while o...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

EPD Investigating Weekend Shootings

On May 31, 2021, at 10:30 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at the Liberty gas station 921 Rucker Blvd. Enterprise, AL. Responding Officers discovered a male victim at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds to the legs. The vict...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

EPD Detectives Arrest and Charge Suspect with Murder

On May 25, 2021, at 6:52 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting at a residence in the 100 block of Lagoon Drive Enterprise, AL.  Responding Officers discovered a male victim at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds. &nb...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Burglary Suspect Arrested

The Enterprise Police Department has made an additional arrest in a recent burglary investigation.  On April 28, 2021, at 5:10 PM, EPD Officers arrested and charged Danny Lee Junior Peyton, age 47, of Daleville, AL with Burglary 3rd degr...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Burglary Suspect Arrested

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in a recent burglary investigation.  On April 27, 2021, EPD Detectives arrested and charged Amanda Marie Smith, age 33, of Daleville, AL with Burglary 3rd degree.  Smi...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

EPD Arrests Subject for Possession of Child Pornography

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in response to a cyber tip from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.  During this criminal investigation, a search warrant was executed...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

EPD Detectives Investigate Stabbing on Middlebrook Street

On April 7, 2021, at 3:21 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 Block of Middlebrook Street on a call for a stabbing.   Responding Officers discovered a male victim with stab wounds inside the residence. &nb...

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