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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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April 8, 2021

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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: February 23, 2021

‘Showtime at the Stadium’ to kick off slate of city activities, including Easter Hat Parade

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Feb. 23, 2021

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In the accompanying photo, a crowd of local residents settle in at Bates Memorial Stadium to watch a Charlie Brown movie at the first city movie night in 2016. This year, movie-goers will be able to spread blank...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Alabama Department of Transportation awards City of Enterprise $2 million for roundabout

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A $2 million grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation will lead to the construction soon of what is believed to be the first roundabout in Coffee County...

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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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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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Posted on: April 9, 2021

New VA home in Enterprise moves forward

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By Michelle Mann

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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: February 23, 2021

Tullos named Enterprise city administrator

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By Michelle Mannmmann@southeastsun.com

Feb 17, 2021

The man who as served as executive director of the Wiregrass Economic Development Corporation since 2013 has been named the city administrator for the City of Progress. A...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Enterprise’s first black mayor strives to always remember where he came from

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Council talks economic development

Jan. 27, 2021
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Potential, and future, economic development plans were the main topic of discussion
at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Enterprise City Council.
Council President Turner Townsend presented the

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Council OKs building incentive for new hotel

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Jan 26, 2021

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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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Posted on: March 5, 2020

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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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Posted on: June 8, 2020

The City of Enterprise is hiring!

The City of Enterprise has job openings for a variety of positions and skill sets.

Click here to discover what jobs are open in the City of Enterprise at this time:

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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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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Detectives Investigating Marathon Gas Station Robbery

On January 7, 2021, at 11:57 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the Marathon gas station located at 1104 Boll Weevil Circle on a hold up alarm call. The store clerk was robbed at gunpoint by two unknown males.  The suspects stole m...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Detectives Investigating Shell Gas Station Robbery

On January 2, 2021, at 5:00 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the Shell gas station located at 1114 Rucker Blvd. on a hold up alarm call.  Responding Officers discovered the business was robbed at gunpoint by two black males. &...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

EPD Detectives Investigating Shots Fired Call

On January 3, 2021, at 8:00 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 300 block of Hildreth Street Enterprise, AL.  The suspect(s) in this investigation fired multiple rounds into an unoccupied residence. &nb...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

EPD Investigating Traffic Fatality

On January 1, 2021, at 1:15 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a single motor vehicle and a pedestrian, which resulted in the death of the pedestrian.  The traffic accident occurred on Boll Weevil Circl...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

CID Investigating Shooting in the 3800 Block Rucker Blvd

On December 11, 2020, at 12:10 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting in the 3800 Block of Rucker Blvd Enterprise, AL.  Responding Officers located a victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to a re...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

EPD Narcotics Unit Arrests Subjects Operating Marijuana Grow House

On December 3, 2020, the Enterprise Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 1400 Block of East Park Avenue Enterprise, AL.  EPD Detectives recovered approximately 60 pounds of packaged marijuana and approximate...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Detectives Investigating Burglary and Arson

The Enterprise Police Department and Enterprise Fire Department responded to Sante Fe Cattle Company, 6011 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise, AL on a call for a fire early this morning.   While on scene, EPD Detectives discovered the busines...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Arson Suspect Arrested

On October 4, 2020, at 7:30 PM, the Enterprise Police Department and the Enterprise Fire Department were dispatched to the 100 block of Pledger Street on a call for a fully engulfed fire at an abandoned house.  At the scene, witnesses re...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Arrest Made in Parental Child Abduction Investigation

On September 29, 2020, at 6:30 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a residence in Enterprise on a call for a possible parental child abduction.  Responding Officers discovered the mother of a 9-month-old child made forced e...

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Posted on: September 26, 2020

Garden Oaks Shooting Update

On September 26, 2020, at 1:30 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred at Garden Oaks Apartments, 507 Glover Avenue Enterprise, AL. 

Responding Officers located four victims with gunshot wounds in the parking lot...

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Posted on: September 26, 2020

CID Investigating Shooting at Garden Oaks Apartments

On September 26, 2020, at 1:30 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred at Garden Oaks Apartments, 507 Glover Avenue Enterprise, AL. 

Responding Officers located four victims with gunshot wounds in the parking lot...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

CID Detectives Arrest Rape Suspect

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in an ongoing sexual assault investigation. On July 26, 2020, an investigation began after a victim reported she was sexually assaulted at a motel in Enterprise the previous night. On July 29, 2020, EPD ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

CID Investigating Shooting into Occupied Dwelling

On July 28, 2020, at 11:00 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 3800 Block of Rucker Blvd. Responding Officers discovered multiple rounds had been fired into an occupied residence. The suspect(s) fled the scene ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

EPD Detectives Arrest Shooting Suspect

On July 20, 2020, at 5:00 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to Westgate Shopping Center 621 Boll Weevil Circle on a shots fired call. Responding officers discovered multiple rounds had been fired into an occupied vehicle. The shooting took pl...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

Hildreth Street Shooting Suspect Arrested

On July 5, 2020, at 11:45 AM, the Hildreth Street shooting suspect, Jonathan Fenderick Flowers, surrendered to the Enterprise Police Department at City Hall. EPD Officers executed an arrest warrant on Flowers for Assault 1st degree. Flowers was transporte...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

EPD Investigating Shooting on Hildreth Street

On July 4, 2020, at 11:55 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the 100 Block of Hildreth Street Enterprise, AL on a call for a shooting. Responding Officers discovered one victim with a single gunshot wound to the leg. EPD Detectives determin...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Shooting Suspect Arrested

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in the June 29, 2020 shooting investigation that occurred at Untouchables Barber Shop. EPD Officers executed an Assault 1st arrest warrant on Shawntareis Dakuan Thompson on July 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM. The ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

EPD Investigating Shooting

On June 29, 2020, at 3:15 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a fight in progress at Untouchables Barber Shop located at 913 Rucker Blvd. Enterprise, AL. Upon arrival, Officers discovered a shooting occurred during the fight and located a vi...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Suspect Arrested for Shooting into Occupied Vehicle

On June 17, 2020, at 6:40 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the 200 Block of Fairview Drive Enterprise, AL on a call for shots fired into an occupied vehicle. This offense occurred after a social media post exchange between the suspect and...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

EPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

On June 17, 2020, at 2:15 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the 300 Block of Sanders Street Enterprise, AL for a vehicle accident in which the driver fled the scene. While Officers were responding to the area, multiple 911 callers advised ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Drug Trafficking Arrest

On June 10, 2020, at 12:30 PM, the Enterprise Police Department, with assistance from the US Marshals Service, apprehended a fugitive in the 100 Block of Plaza Drive Enterprise, AL. EPD Detectives arrested Alexander Russaw, age 39, of Enterprise, AL. who ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

THI Investigating Traffic Accident

On June 8, 2020, at 11:37 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a Hartford ambulance and an SUV at the intersection of Geneva Hwy and Boll Weevil Circle. The traffic accident was a broadside collision causing the a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Suspect Arrested on Rape and Incest Charges

May 8, 2020

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in a rape investigation. Today, at 4:30 AM, the Enterprise Police Department arrested and charged Juan Jose Caal-Caal, age 36, of Enterprise, AL, with Rape 1st degree and Incest. Caal-Caal was...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

On May 1, 2020, at 12:05 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the 700 Block of N. Rawls Street Enterprise, AL, on a call for armed robbery. Responding Officers and Detectives discovered that two suspects robbed an individual at gunpoint and f...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

EPD Detectives Arrest Murder Suspect

The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in the homicide investigation that was initiated this morning at the Econo Lodge, 630 Glover Avenue Enterprise, AL. At 3:30 PM, EPD Detectives arrested and charged Jamal Casseem Harper, age 21, of Enterp...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

EPD Investigating Homicide at Econo Lodge

On April 24, 2020, at 9:05 AM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the Econo Lodge, 630 Glover Ave Enterprise, AL, on a call for a welfare check on an individual in a motel room. Responding Officers discovered a deceased individual with a gunsho...

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