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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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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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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
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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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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.  
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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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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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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Boll Weevil Soap Company earns Gold Retailer of the Year award

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Mayor Cooper honors local man for life-saving heroic actions

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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City News and Alerts
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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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

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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: 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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Police - News Flash
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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