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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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May 5, 2021

   

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

 

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

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

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Lee Ann Swartz became the first City of Enterprise Chief Financial Officer when she was sworn in to office April 6 at the City Council meeting by Mayor William E. Cooper. Cooper had recommended Swartz to council members for appointment to the position, wh...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Barry Mott takes reins as director of Engineering and Public Works

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An experienced engineer who already has insight into the operation and goals of the City of Enterprise took office March 16 as the new Director of Engineering and Public Works.

 

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

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Posted on: 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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 From City of Enterprise

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

City of Enterprise News Release

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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 The accompanying graphic shows an example of how a roundabout works. (Stock photo)

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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