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The Enterprise Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing person.

Oliver Charles Copeland, 70, of Enterprise, was reported missing by family members Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6:15 a.m.

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An Elba man has succumbed to his wounds following a shooting, according to a press release from the Elba Police Department.

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The Enterprise Police Department has concluded a death investigation and identified the deceased relating to a body discovered on Sept. 30, 2019, according to a press release from EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.

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The Enterprise Police Department has arrested a man in connection with the theft of a moped, which occurred on Jan. 11, according to a press release from EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.

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The Enterprise Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service arrested the suspect wanted in relation to the shooting at the Daleville Lounge, according to a release from EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.

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Two New Brockton Police officers were honored at the regularly scheduled town council meeting on Jan. 6.

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County Engineer Marty Lentz informed the Coffee County Commission at its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 13. that the county’s first Rebuild Alabama Act project.

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“I would to take some time at the outset and thank you for what it is you do,” said author, attorney and child advocate Liz Huntley at Enterprise State Community College’s Professional Development Day on Jan. 7.

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A former Daleville man charged with murder in connection with the 1990 death of his former wife will not stand trial on that charge

On the day that the murder trial of Carl Harris was due to start in Dale County, Thirty-third Judicial Circuit District Attorney Kirke Adams announced during a press conference held at the Ozark City Hall that the charges against Harris have been dropped.

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The Wiregrass Herb Society will meet on Jan. 16, at 4 p.m. at the New Brockton Farm Center. The program will be given by Jamie Powell of Enterprise Health Foods.  She will talk about supplements and herbs for brain health. For more information, contact Elsie Hilton at 894-6742.

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Distinguished Young Woman of Coffee County Class of 2020 Ashley-Sinclair Curtis is competing for Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama during the state program Jan. 17 through 18 at Frazier United Methodist Church’s Wesley Hall in Montgomery.

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The Distinguished Young Woman of Dale County Class of 2020 Mary Catherine Dulaney is competing for Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama at the state program Jan. 17 through 18 at Frazier United Methodist Church’s Wesley Hall in Montgomery.

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A second Daleville man has been arrested in connection with two shooting deaths in Ozark Jan. 3.

Natavious J. Antwan Vaughn, 23, was taken into custody by the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force near Enterprise Jan. 10.

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The Coffee County EMA said that “confidence remains high” that the county will experience severe storms on Saturday, Jan. 11, according to a press release from CCEMA Deputy Director Grant Lyons.

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The Enterprise Police Department is asking for the community’s help in finding a stolen trailer, according to a press release from EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.

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“Prevent as much as we possibly can and treat as little as we have to,” Dr. Nick McQueen told those attending the Healthy Woman lunch program Jan. 3. “My goal is not to treat a problem but to prevent a problem.”

McQueen was keynote speaker at the monthly lunch program sponsored by Medical Center Enterprise. Cardiovascular disease and how it affects women was the topic of his talk.

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The Coffee County EMA is warning residents about possible severe weather on Saturday, Jan. 11, according to a release from CCEMA Deputy Director Grant Lyons.

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The Rucker Boulevard Elementary School Rhythms held its Christmas program on Dec. 16.

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Rucker Boulevard Elementary School’s kindergarten through second graders held their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 17.

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Enterprise City Schools grounds maintenance foreman Henry McCoy was honored at a retirement ceremony at the ECS Service Center on Dec. 18.

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A state award for excellence in county government was among the accomplishments of the Dale County Commission in 2019.

Commitment of the county commissioners to the success of Dale County is cited by Commission Chairman Mark Blankenship for a year of accomplishments that included working with the Ozark Dale County Economic Development Corporation to secure grants, locate businesses and support a revitalization project in the county.

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“Teamwork” was the common denominator cited for the selection of Enterprise as the home for the state’s newest veterans home.

At a press conference held Monday, Jan 6, in the Enterprise City Hall, Coffee County Commissioners and Enterprise City Councilmen were joined by other members of the team that worked to develop a proposal for the Veterans Administration Board to consider.

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“A year of unprecedented success for Dale County Schools,” is the assessment of Dale County Schools Superintendent Ben Baker as 2019 ends and the new year begins.

The Dale County School System earned an “A” grade on the Alabama State Department of Education Report Card with a numerical score of 93 in 2019.

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That Adam Beasley is committed to Guide Dogs of America is not a question.

Even his eyes smile as he talks about the 72-year-old organization that has provided enhanced mobility and independence for thousands of the sight impaired.

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A Daleville man has been arrested and another is being sought in connection with the two shooting deaths in Ozark Jan. 3.

Xavier R. Newsome, 24, was arrested Jan. 4 at his Daleville home and is charged with two counts of capital murder during a robbery, two counts of capital murder of two or more persons and two counts capital murder while the victim is in a vehicle.

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Anyone with information about two men found dead early Jan. 3 on County Road 123 in Ozark is asked to call the Ozark Police Department.

Ozark Police Chief Marlos Walker said the two men found unresponsive were pronounced dead at the scene after the Ozark-Dale County E911 received a call at about 5:30 a.m.

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Col. (Ret.) Charles Webb and his wife, Gloria, were honored by the Coffee County E911 Board, Alabama E911 Board, Coffee County EMA and the Coffee County Commission during a retirement recognition at the commission’s regularly scheduled Dec. 9 meeting.

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The Enterprise Board of Education approved paying off its 2010 bonds at its regular meeting on Dec. 17.

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The Enterprise Public Library received a Library Services and Technology Act Grant recently in the amount of $10,000 for collection development.

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Cadet Sgt. 1st Class Adison Lenz and Cadet Pvt. Joshua Foor were named the December Enterprise High School JROTC NCO and Cadet of the Month, r…

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Hillcrest Elementary School fifth grader TyQuevion McEachin was chosen to lead the pledge at the Dec. 17 Enterprise Board of Education meeting.

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Southern Bone and Joint in Enterprise donated around 70 bicycles to the Coffee County Family Services Center on Dec. 12.

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The Coffee County Board of Education received the Alabama Association of School Board’s President’s Award for the 2018-2019 year at its regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 12.

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New Brockton High School presented a check to Coffee County Family Services Center Executive Director Judy Crowley on Dec. 12.

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Coffee County Sheriff Dave Sutton asked for the residents of Coffee County to support the county’s law enforcement officers, first responders …

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The Enterprise Police Department has obtained a warrant for a suspect in a recent shooting, which left one person dead, according to a press release from EPD Public Information Officer Billy Haglund.

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Rob Hutson has been promoted to executive vice president of Navigator Development Group Inc.

In his new position, he will concentrate on business development and the operation of the companies related capture, proposal and business development systems and processes, said Navigator’s owner and CEO Keith Gay, who made the announcement Dec. 11.

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The Downtown Enterprise Business Association made a $200 donation to the Enterprise Police Department’s Canine Department during the Enterprise City Council meeting Dec. 17.

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Enterprise Water Works Board employee Sarah Moore was honored with the Extra Mile Award by Enterprise Mayor William Cooper at the Enterprise City Council meeting Dec. 17.

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“Remember, honor, teach,” is the goal of an organization credited with placing millions of wreaths on the graves of veterans across the nation.

“Wreaths Across America” is a nonprofit organization founded to continue the wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia begun in 1992 by businessman Morrill Worcester.

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“A reminder of God’s almighty power,” is the way that Ozark Police Chief Marlos Walker describes the condition of a law officer hospitalized after a shooting that occurred Thursday, Dec. 12.

Walker said Thursday, Dec. 26, that OPD Officer Samuel Yoh’s condition continues to show “signs of significant improvement and has reminded everyone of God’s almighty power.”

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A way to familiarize students with job opportunities in the county was discussed at the Dale County Commission meeting Dec. 10.

Dale County Commission Chairman Mark Blankenship suggested that the commission consider a work study program in collaboration with the Dale County and Daleville and Ozark City School Systems that would enable students to work part-time with the county while still attending academic classes.

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A career change led the newest law officer to the Enterprise Police Department.

At least that is how Adams Beasley told the story to those attending the Enterprise City Council meeting Dec. 17.