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“Safety for your dollars” was the topic at the Coffee County Education Retirees Association meeting March 17 at Po Folk’s Restaurant in Enterprise. 

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A total of 16,470 students enrolled during the 2020 spring semester at the University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s).

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The Friends of Army Aviation has a simple mission: to provide the public a chance to experience aerial flight in vintage aircraft and to educate everyone about the importance of Army Aviation, past and present.

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Most adults who have had mild to moderate COVID-19 illness can now leave isolation after completing 10 days in home isolation and persons do not need to be retested before returning to work, according to newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

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As COVID-19 continues to spread across the state, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on July 29 that she was extending her Safer at Home Order, w…

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Turner Townsend and Scotty Johnson are officially elected Enterprise City Councilmen for District 5 and 4, respectively.

Both were declared winners of their respective council seats at the Enterprise City Council meeting July 21.

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A decision to keep the city government building and recreational facilities closed was made at the Level Plains City Hall meeting July 21.

Meeting at the community center in accordance with the COVID-19 social distancing mandates, the council opted to keep the current closures and revisit the issue or reopening when the number of pandemic victims in the area lessen.

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A fifth General Order has been issued by Maj. Gen. David Francis.

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An opportunity for improvements to Culpepper Park may be available, Daleville City Councilman Jo Reese told those attending the city council meeting July 21.

Reese said that the man who brought the Family Fun Fest to Daleville for the second consecutive year, Paul Marini, told her that he is working to get Daleville recognized as the “Dale County Fair Ground” location.

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More than 400 Dale County businesses were the recipients of the loans first established to provide an economic incentive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

That was the news that Ozark Dale County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Veronica Crock brought to those attending the Dale County Commission meeting July 14.

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Following Gov. Kay Ivey’s new mask order, the Coffee County Commission has announced that all county buildings will require a mask or facial covering for entry beginning 5 p.m. on July 16.

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Councilwoman Sonya Wheeler Rich is seeking her first elected term as a representative for the Enterprise City Council, District 1, in the upcoming Enterprise municipal election in August.

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Mary Camilla Burg is the new Distinguished Young Woman of Coffee County.

She is the daughter of Trey and Nikki Burg of Enterprise.

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Several candidates in the municipalities within Coffee County have qualified to be on the ballots in the municipals lections to be held Aug. 26.

The deadline to qualify to run for municipal office was 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. The Southeast Sun list of candidates includes all those who qualified by press time.

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Several candidates in the municipalities within Dale County have qualified to be on the ballots in the municipal elections to be held Aug. 26.

Those interested in seeking elected municipal office were eligible to file their intent to do so at their respective municipal city halls starting July 7.

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The Enterprise Police Department issued a statement on July 22 informing the public of a phone scam going around the Enterprise area.

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The Republican Party voters in Dale County followed the statewide choices for Second Congressional District United States Representative and United States Senator.

Barry Moore and Tommy Tuberville are the choice of the nearly 20 percent of the Dale County Republican voters who went to the polls in the Republican Party runoff election Tuesday, July 14.

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The capital murder charges against a Coffee County man have been dismissed—with the possibility that they could be refiled.

The charge of murder against Robert Aaron “Bobby” Hvarven has been Nolle Prosequi without prejudice at the request of Twelfth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Anderson.

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An Enterprise man charged with murder in connection with the death of two Coffee County teens has bonded out of the Houston County Jail.

Anthony Miguel Bishop, 55, was released from the jail in Dothan after bond was set by Houston County District Judge Benjamin Lewis July 16.

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“The kids are my bottom line, everyone hears me say that all the time,” said Daleville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Stamps told those attending the Daleville Board of Education meeting July 15. “We’re just going to have to make every decision with the kids and what’s best for the school system as a whole as a priority.”

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The Republican Party voters in Coffee County followed the statewide choices for Second Congressional District United States Representative and United States Senator.

Barry Moore and Tommy Tuberville are the choice of the nearly 25 percent of the Coffee County Republican voters who went to the polls in the Republican Party runoff election Tuesday, July 14.

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There was such an overwhelming response to the first two Farmers to Families distributions in Dale County that the location had to be changed because of traffic jams.

Cars line up for more than an hour in advance of the weekly distribution of boxes full of produce which begins at 8:30 a.m. each Thursday.

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An Enterprise man has been arrested and charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle.

Alec Frashod Gibson, 20, was arrested by Enterprise Police July 20 in connection with an incident that occurred at Westgate Shopping Center in Enterprise.

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A former Marine is sentenced to 84 months in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

Christopher Dean Miers, 33, was also ordered to serve five years of supervised release following completion of his prison sentence at his hearing July 14, said United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin Sr.

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How to Respond to “Blue” is the topic of a response seminar and social distancing unity fellowship to be held Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. in the parking lot of College Plaza. Mayor William “Bill” Cooper, District 1 Councilman Sonya Wheeler Rich, representatives of the Enterprise Police Department and other special guests will be speaking.

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In continued response to COVID-19, Enterprise State Community College will offer students more online, reduced-capacity hybrid and virtual synchronous classes this fall while Alabama Aviation College students will have staggered schedules and a modified block system for the fall semester. 

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Main Street Enterprise is hosting this year’s Back to School Bash July 17 from 4:30-9 p.m. Come downtown to kick off tax-free weekend with music in the streets, in-store promotions and a pop-up event in the Enterprise Public Library.

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As COVID-19 cases across the state continues to rise, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on Wednesday, July 15, that she was issuing a statewide …

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At the July 13 Coffee County Commission meeting, Coffee County EMA Director James Brown updated the commission on the county’s COVID-19 number…

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When the Third Annual Family Fun Fest opens at Culpepper Park in Daleville July 15, coronavirus precautions will be enforced throughout the 10-day event.

A written list of the safety procedures was discussed at the Daleville City Council meeting July 7.