City, county offices closed for holiday

All non-essential City of Enterprise offices and departments will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. The police and fire departments will be staffed.

The garbage schedule will be changed somewhat to give Department of Public Works employees the holiday. Monday and Tuesday routes will be serviced as usual while the Thursday and Friday garbage routes will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 25. All city offices will resume normal hours Monday, Nov. 30.

The Coffee County Courthouse will also be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. The only change to the garbage schedule is Thursday’s pickup will take place Friday. All county offices will resume normal hours Monday, Nov. 30.

New Brockton to hold Tree Lighting

The town of New Brockton will hold a Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. in the New Brockton Town Park. There will be free hot cocoa and cookies. Local choirs and groups are invited to sing. New this year is a children’s tree decorating and a memorial tree. Anyone can bring an ornament of choice to place on the memorial tree in memory of a loved one. The master of ceremonies will be Rev. Anthony Sherrah, pastor of First United Methodist Church in New Brockton.

2021 Dr. M.L. King celebration cancelled due to COVID-19

In compliance with the guidelines of The Centers for Disease Control and the State of Alabama, relative to COVID-19, The Community Awareness Organization regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2021 Dr. King Celebration. We thank our community and surrounding areas for the overwhelming support you’ve given us the last 32 years and it is our wish that everyone remains safe during this pandemic. The sponsors are hopeful that the 2022 Celebration will be held as scheduled. For more information, please contact Marge Simmons, Publicity Chair, at (334) 477-1962; Essie DuBose, Program Chair, at (334) 347-2834; or Gloria Wheeler, President, at (334) 347-2109.

Club Yesepoch cancels 2021 Black History Banquet

Club Yesepoch, Inc. is cancelling the 2021 Community Wide Black History Banquet resulting from awareness of both the public health and economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Promoting social distancing and mask wearing during this pandemic as well as minimizing economic decline fully aligns with the club’s primary mission and focus, in particular, community involvement. Although the banquet has officially been cancelled, the club’s continual effort to commemorate Black History will speed ahead.

DAV Chapter helps veterans

DAV Chapter 9 Enterprise-Coffee County, 704 Crawford Street, Enterprise, helps veterans with claims Monday-Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. Call (334) 308-2480 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Chapter 9 DAV has new meeting place

Enterprise Chapter 9 of the Disabled American Veterans has monthly meetings at Po Folks Restaurant, 650 Boll Weevil Circle, Enterprise. The meeting is held the second Thursday each month and starts at 6:30 p.m. Come at 6 p.m. to eat prior to the meeting. All pre-retirement active duty and veterans are encouraged to attend. For information concerning the meeting contact DAV office at 334-308-2480 or 802-238-3433. The DAV Claims Office operates from 8 to 11 a.m., Monday through Thursday each week.

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