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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Christmas Tree lighting at City Hall set for Dec. 5

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The Christmas Tree lighting at Enterprise City Hall will now be held Dec. 5, 2022. 

 

The 30-foot-tall Christmas tree, decorated with more than 500 ornaments and 10,000 lights, will be lit for the first time this holiday season as part of ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Mayor commends first responders, school system for keeping students safe

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Mayor William E. Cooper Tuesday commended the Enterprise Police Department and Enterprise City Schools for keeping students safe following a report of an active shooter at the high school.

 

The Enterprise Police Department said the report turned o...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Enterprise Christmas Parade rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 1

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The Enterprise Christmas Parade will be postponed until Thursday, December 1st, at 6:30 p.m. due to the increased potential of inclement weather and associated safety risks. 

 

“Our number one concern is the safety of our citizens,” said E...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Fire Chief honored community selected EFD as Grand Marshal

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If you ask Enterprise Fire Department Chief Christopher Davis to describe the people he works with, you’ll get a brief pause before a smile spreads across his usual stoic face.  He’s proud to tell anyone who asks about the men...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Pea River Museum receives donation following downtown event

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The Pea River Museum is the recipient of a $2500 check, thanks to the Midnight Margaritas Halloween Extravaganza Event held last month in downtown Enterprise. 

The check was presented to Valerie Cates, director of Pea River Museum, by Deana Pierce...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Mayor issues proclamation for 'Enterprise Small Business Saturday' on Nov. 26

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Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday signed a proclamation declaring Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 as 'Enterprise Small Business Saturday.'  

The proclamation reads as follows:

"WHEREAS, the small business owners in Enterprise activel...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Enterprise Fire adds four new firefighters to department

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Six months ago, Hunter Adams walked across his high school stage for graduation.  Friday night, he graduated again, this time from Firefighter I/II Certification School.Adams is one of four of Enterprise Fire Department’s newes...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 21, 2022

New Enterprise Recreation and Aquatics Center project renderings unveiled, timeline confirmed

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After years of preparation, construction on the new Enterprise Recreation and Aquatics Center is scheduled to begin in January.  

The new facility will be roughly 110,000 sq/ft, making it the largest municipal facility in the city.  To pu...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Holiday events kick off this weekend in Downtown Enterprise

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Who is ready for Whoville Holiday events?  The most festive season downtown kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the Holiday Open House.

“We are just getting started. I hope everyone is ready for a festive holida...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Main Street Enterprise real estate redevelopment plan visit gathers suggestions, offers solutions

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Repurposing under-utilized real estate in downtown Enterprise was the topic of a two-day visit by a nationally recognized firm specializing in economic and downtown development.

 

Joe Borgstrom of Place + Main, LLC was brought in as part of an Econ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Hice promoted to captain in Enterprise Fire Department

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Firefighter Bobby Hice has been holding his breath for the past five or so years, waiting for a certain spot to open up in the Enterprise Fire Department ranks. He’s been on the promotion list for captain several times, but just missed the oppor...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Enterprise garbage collection adjusted for Thanksgiving holiday

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The City of Enterprise offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in observance of Thanksgiving and no garbage collection will occur those two days.

Garbage pick-up regularly scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 will ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Space heater safety reminder as weather turns cooler

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As the temperature gets colder and people begin to turn on additional sources of heat, the Enterprise Fire Department wants to remind the public of a few simple safety tips and precautions to prevent fires.

“We are already seeing an increase in f...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Finalists for Solider, Active Service Member of the Year announced ahead of Veterans Day ceremonies

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Update (11/10/22): Due to the inclement weather, the City of Enterprise announced Thursday that the wreath-laying ceremony will now be held at the Enterprise Civic Center, rather than the Wall of Freedom at Johnny Henderson Park.  

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Enterprise Fire Department selected as Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

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The Enterprise Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade committee Tuesday announced the Enterprise Fire Department will be the Grand Marshal of the 2022 Enterprise Christmas Parade.

“Through the nomination process, it was evident the community wanted...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 7, 2022

State Volleyball Tournament to be held in Enterprise this weekend

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For the first time, Enterprise is hosting the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association Volleyball State Tournament.

The Tournament, hosted by Enterprise Parks and Recreation, will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, and will feature 250 players from all parts of Al...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Election Day information

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, and the City of Enterprise wants to make sure residents are prepared.

  • To view polling sites, click here
  • To view a sample ballot, click here
  • Coffee County voter information, click here

Residents who have additional questi...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

City of Enterprise job openings

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The City of Enterprise is looking to fill several positions:
  • Accountant
  • Certified Police Officer
  • City Clerk
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Maintenance Construction Worker I/II
  • Night Supervisor/Recreation Assistant
  • Parks Maintenance Worker I
  • Program Coordinator
  • Refuse Wo...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Proposed short-term rental ordinance

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To view the proposed short-term rental ordinance, click here

City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Three City employees recognized for years of service

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Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday recognized three employees for the years of service they've given to the City of Progress.  Please join us in congratulating:Derrick Hooks, 21 years, Public Works DepartmentDanny Wright, 20 years, Public...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Enterprise garbage collection adjusted to reflect Veterans Day holiday

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The City of Enterprise offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day and no garbage collection will occur that day.

Garbage pick-up regularly scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 10, will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Garbage pick...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 31, 2022

City employees recognized for years of service

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A handful of City of Enterprise employees were recognized Thursday for their dedicated years of service.

Mayor William E. Cooper recognized the following:

  • Alan Mahan- Water Field Superintendent, 40 years
  • Patricia Barnes- Dispatch, 20 years
  • Adam Buxton- Public...
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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, 2022 proclaimed National Veterans Small Business Week in Enterprise

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Mayor William E. Cooper declared Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, 2022, as National Veterans Small Business Week in Enterprise.

Cooper signed the proclamation Friday in front of representatives from the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, members of local Veteran Servi...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Water tower demolished

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An iconic structure along the Enterprise skyline came down Tuesday, when the 10-leg elevated water tower along Boll Weevil Circle was demolished.

“It’s a bittersweet day seeing that tank come down,” Enterprise Water Works Fiel...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Spooky in the City returns this Friday

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Spooky season is upon us as the third annual “Spooky in the City” returns this Friday, Oct. 28.

The event includes ten different “Spooky Stops,” each with a series of riddles, created by Escape Enterprise.  ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Annual Veterans Day tribute announced, nominations requested for Veteran, Active Service Member OTY

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Local veterans will be honored in the City of Progress during the annual tribute scheduled for Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

The Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at the Wall of Freedom in Johnny Henderson Family Park.  The Veteran...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Investigators: Downtown Enterprise building fire ruled accidental

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Early Sunday morning, a passerby called 9-1-1 to report smoke coming from the corner of College and Main.

Once on scene, firefighters began gaining entry to the buildings. The primary concern was to stop the spread of the fire and focus on the residential ...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Enterprise police officers recognized for actions during water main break

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Three members of the Enterprise Police Department were recognized Tuesday for their actions during a water main break last month.

In the early morning hours of Sept. 22, 2022, the Enterprise Water Department Field Superintendent, Alan Mahan, was awakened b...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Volunteers, business owners act quickly to safeguard items inside Pea River building

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As firefighters worked to contain the multi-building fire Sunday morning in downtown Enterprise, just a few doors down, people were scrambling to remove historic items from inside the Pea River Historical & Genealogical Society Gift Shop and Library b...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Downtown road closed for safety following building fire

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A portion of College Street in downtown Enterprise will remain closed following a multi-building fire on Sunday.

West College Street, from Main Street to Railroad Street, will be closed indefinitely. The left turn lane, from Main Street onto West College S...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 16, 2022

Fire damages several downtown businesses

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Three downtown Enterprise businesses and one residential building were destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.

A passerby called 9-1-1 around 5:40 a.m. to report smoke at the corner of College Street and Main Street.  

“Units arrived on s...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 12, 2022

City announces activities for Halloween, sets trick-or-treat hours

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Fall in love with the City of Enterprise this month during one of the many festive activities planned:

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Hospitality training program designed to strengthen state’s tourism workforce coming to Enterprise

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More than a dozen Enterprise hospitality employees will participate next week in a two-day training program designed to stimulate sustainable tourism, economic development, and business and community growth.

The “Flawless Delivery” Hosp...

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City News and Alerts
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Mayor declares next week Fire Prevention Week, Fire Department to give away free smoke detectors

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The Enterprise Fire Department will distribute free smoke detectors to those living within city limits later this month in an effort to increase the chances of surviving a fire.

‘Operation Smoke Detector’ will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 ...

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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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
  • Main...
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City News and Alerts
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.  
  • Garbage pick up regula...
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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Resurfacing to start next week for dozens of City streets

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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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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 29, 2022

The Little Red Schoolhouse moves Downtown

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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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Road closures approved related to Veterans Home project construction

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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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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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City News and Alerts
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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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City News and Alerts
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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