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Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2013 4:59 pm

EPD sponsoring barbecue plate sale March 8

The Enterprise Police Department is sponsoring a barbecue plate sale in memory of Officer Jon McMillan’s 30-year-old wife, Amanda, who passed away Feb. 9 after battling leukemia and leaving behind two small children.

Tickets for the barbecue plates are $8 each and can be purchased from anyone at the EPD. Plates can be picked up March 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Enterprise Recreation Center.

Community Health Fair rescheduled for March 9

The 41st Annual Community Health Fair will be held March 9, from 8 until noon in the Lolley Gym of Enterprise State Community College.

For more information, contact the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce at 334-347-0581, or by email at

Retired educators schedule program

The Coffee County Education Retirees Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at the New Brockton Farm Center Community Room. The program will be given by a local meteorologist  on “How Does the Wind Blow?” Lunch will be catered by the Ranch House of Elba for $10 a plate.  Door prizes will be given out by the hostesses at the conclusion of the meeting. If you have not been contacted about the meeting, or need further details, call Elizabeth Dyess at (334) 897-2186 by March 12.

Fire hydrant testing begins

The City of Enterprise Fire Department has begun annual fire hydrant testing. Testing will started inside the circle and will move outward.

Residents should understand that the city is not wasting water, but that this testing is vital to the maintenance and upkeep of the city fire department, and helps ensure citizens safety in the event of an emergency.

If residents should notice a discoloration of their water, allow a water faucet to run until it clears up. If you have any questions, please call the Water Department at (334) 348-2652.


The Enterprise Public Library Summer Reading Program will be May 30. The date stated in last week’s Sun was incorrect. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

CCSWC to meet March 14

The Coffee County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting will be Thursday, March 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the Alabama Forestry Commission, 1155 N. McKinnon, New Brockton. Routine business and conservation programs will be discussed.

EHS Class of 1993 planning reunion

The EHS Class of 1993 is planning its 20 year class reunion. Organizers are seeking current addresses for all classmates. If you are a 1993 EHS graduate, or know a graduate of ’93, please email their current address to:  Information can also be located at the Enterprise High School 1993 Facebook page.

Circuit clerk hours reduced

The Coffee County Circuit Clerk’s Office is operating on reduced hours.

Both in Enterprise and Elba, the new office hours are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Office hours on Wednesday will be from 8 a.m. until noon.

24-hour web page provides updated travel information

The Alabama Department of Transportation reminds motorists that they can check the conditions of Alabama’s state and federal highways on the Road Conditions page of the ALDOT Web site at

ALDOT makes preparations and mobilizes personnel and resources across the state to respond to icy bridge/road conditions and other adverse impacts from winter storms. ALDOT will continue to monitor the roadways to make our highways as safe as possible.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution and be alert for work zones and highway maintenance personnel.

ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally and economically sound transportation network across Alabama.

Insurance law changes

Beginning Jan. 1, the vehicle registration office will verify liability insurance status of every vehicle. Be prepared to present evidence of insurance and driver’s license information of each vehicle owner reflected on the vehicle title to DMV office. The Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Law provides that no person shall operate, register, or maintain registration of a motor vehicle unless it is covered by a liability insurance policy, Section §32-7A-5, Code of Alabama. Please visit for additional information concerning Alabama’s mandatory liability insurance law.

DAV office moves

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, of Enterprise-Coffee County, has moved.  The new office is located at 200 W. Watts Street in Enterprise, behind Grocery Outlet off Main Street. Office hours will be Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and at other times as scheduled.  Contact us during office hours or leave a message at 334-308-2480.

Chamber requesting activity dates, notices

In an effort to have a complete calendar of activities, the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce is asking all city clubs and organizations to contact the chamber with any information regarding events for inclusion in the chamber’s monthly events calendar. Contact the chamber at 347-0581 to have your event added to the calendar, which is distributed in the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce newsletter.

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