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The U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association Above the Best Silver Chapter is having its monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 12, at 11:45 a.m. in rooms 4/5, Swartworth Hall, 5302 Outlaw Street, Fort Rucker. 

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Grandparents filled classrooms and lunchrooms for Grandparents’ Days. On Sept. 5, third-fifth graders celebrated the event with kindergarten, first, second and sixth grade celebrating the day on Sept. 6 at Rucker Boulevard Elementary School.

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The Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force Region B agents arrested and charged two Barbour County people with drug trafficking, according to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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The resignation of the man who has served as city clerk-treasurer since 2017 was unanimously accepted by the Enterprise City Council at a spec…

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On Friday, Aug. 30, Enterprise High School football players visited various Enterprise City Schools elementary schools.

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“I think when anything like this happens—any kind of national tragedy—so when something like this happens I think you’re struck by the amazing feats you see people do,” said former Fort Rucker Public Affairs Officer Ken Holder remembering Sept. 11.

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Alcohol can now be sold in the city of Enterprise on Sundays.

Sunday, Sept. 8, marked the first day that alcohol could be sold in the City of Progress from 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9.

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“Horror,” “sadness,” “desperation,” “heartache,” “loss,” and “fear” are just some of the words that Rachel Carter uses to describe Sept. 11, 2001.

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Three Enterprise Police Officers were promoted to Field Training Officer by Enterprise Police Chief TD. Jones, EPD Capt. Michael Moore and Ent…

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“It’s the smell that I’ll always remember,” Chris Carter said remembering his time in New York during and after Sept. 11, 2001.

“The smell and also the ongoing—like I said—day after day after day, week after week after week of looking up in that direction and seeing the two most giant plumes of smoke that I’ll ever see and that smell. And also at night how they lit it up with skylights so the workers down there could do their thing. It was just odd imagery and an odd an environment to be ‘going about your business.’”

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The Daleville High School Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3, and organizers are asking all interested participants to contact them as soon as possible.

DHS Homecoming Parade entry forms are available at Daleville High School and Windham Elementary School, according to Angelia W. Fulford, DHS Leadership Team Chairperson and Student Government Association Advisor.

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Up to 20 bands are expected to participate in the Daleville Invitational Band Classic Sept. 28 at the Daleville High School Football Stadium. …

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It began as an idea to benefit emergency medical services in Dale County and has ended up winning a statewide award for excellence.

The Dale County Commissioners accepted the award on behalf of the citizens of Dale County during the Association of County Commissions of Alabama Annual Convention Aug. 22 in Orange Beach.

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The tolling of the brass fire bell echoed through the circular rotunda of the three-story Soldier Support Center Building on Fort Rucker Monday, Sept. 9, following the reading of the Fireman’s Prayer.

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The Enterprise Police Department arrested two people on Sept. 10 in connection with a shooting on Aug. 21, according to a release from EPD Public Information Officer Billy Haglund.

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The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a mother for first-degree possession of marijuana on Sept. 5 after a call about a missing child, according to a press release from the CCSO.

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At the center of Main Street in the City of Progress, a statute to a pest has stood for 100 years as a celebration of overcoming adversity. On a stage not far from where the monument stands, a story of love, history and making a change is helping celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boll Weevil Monument.

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Whether a “May Fest” billed as a family event is in reality family friendly was the topic of discussion at the Enterprise City Council meeting Aug. 20.

“Recently, I’ve been told that these events should discontinue and I am here to tell you why we should be able to do our events,” self-described “community event organizer” Freddie Hill told the council about the event held at Peavy Park in Enterprise.

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How to reduce student absenteeism was the topic of discussion at the Children’s Policy Council of Coffee County meeting Aug. 28.

More than 8 million students in the United States miss nearly a month of school each year, New Brockton Elementary School Principal Dr. Jason Hadden told those attending the meeting held at the First United Methodist Church of Enterprise Family Life Center. “That is 16 percent of the student population in America.”

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Alabama State Coordinator for the Quilts of Valor Foundation Jacquelyn Rae McKinstry presented Billy Cotter with a Quilt of Valor honoring him for his time serving in the Vietnam War.

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Alabama Deputy Director of Commerce and Workforce Development Ed Castile praised the WeeCats program at the Enterprise Early Education Center during his remarks at the Rethink Career and Technical Education event held at Enterprise State Community College on Aug. 22.

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Enhancing athletics programs at Enterprise City Schools topped the Five-Year Capital Plan approved by the Enterprise Board of Education at the meeting Aug. 27

Of the $11,820,000 projected budget for the next five years, athletics garnered $9,350,000—some 79 percent of the funding.

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The rising cost of health insurance and what to do about it was discussed at a Dale County Commission work session Aug. 27.

Dale County Commission Chairman Mark Blankenship said that the county health insurance fee may increase some $70,000 next year.

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Coffee County Engineer Marty Lentz provided an update on the parking lot construction at the Coffee County Courthouse in Enterprise to the Coffee County Commission at its regular meeting on Aug. 26.

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The Enterprise Police Department is investigation the theft of two vehicles, according to a press release from EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.

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Coffee County has a 20 percent chance of tropical storm force winds, which are winds 39 mph or higher, for the next 5 days, according to a press release from the Coffee County EMA.

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Two Dale County men have been arrested in connection with a burglary at the Ariton softball complex.

Austin Jones and William Jefferies, both of Ariton, have been charged with third-degree burglary and first-degree theft of property in connection with the burglary at the softball complex which is located on Claybank Street in Ariton.

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The city’s computer software cannot handle the updated Enterprise business license fees set to begin Jan. 1, 2020.

That was the report that Enterprise Chief Revenue Officer Tracey Brown gave to those attending the Enterprise City Council Work Session Aug. 20.

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“Misinformation that is being circulated,” is what Ozark-Dale County E911 Executive Director Paula Simmons and E911 Board Chairman Frankie Wilson called statements from the Midland City Emergency Medical Services Coordinator about a recent medical emergency at Dale County High School.

At the Dale County Commission meeting Aug. 13 Simmons and Wilson both disputed Midland City’s EMS Coordinator Jeff Atkins' claim that his volunteers did not respond to a cardiac arrest call from Dale County High School—which is in Midland City—on Aug. 6 because they had not been contacted.

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A Daleville teen was arrested and charged by Enterprise Police Department in connection with a shooting that injured two, according to a release from EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Haglund.

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Enterprise Water Department Field Superintendent Alan Mahan told the Enterprise Water Works Board that the percentage of unrevenued water has dropped drastically since this time last year at its regular meeting on Aug. 21.

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Members of Flowers Hospital’s scrub technician program visited Enterprise High School health sciences students on Aug. 13.

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Enterprise Consulting Engineer Glenn Morgan told the Enterprise Water Works Board that Phase I of the water main replacement project is about 45-50 percent complete at its last regular meeting on Aug. 21.

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The Enterprise High School Career and Technology Center has planned three events to celebrate the centennial of the opening of the College Street school.

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Coffee County Engineer Marty Lentz presented the budgets for the county’s Engineering Department, Highway Department, 3-R projects and Mainten…