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Daleville High School JROTC Cadet Command Sgt. Maj. Devon Turley and Cadet Maj. Amerikus Enfinger were honored at the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce Military and Veterans Affairs Committee quarterly breakfast meeting April 28 at the Po Folks Restaurant in Enterprise. Standing, from left, are…

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Four people have put their name in the hat for the second Daleville City Schools Board of Education vacancy in as many months.

Johnny Buchannon, Debra Latremore, Frank Moore and Robert Williams each submitted a letter of interest in filling the remainder of DBOE member Barbara Davis’s term which is set to expire May 31, 2022.

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Deanna McDaniel is named the Dale County Distinguished Young Woman Class of 2022 after a competition June 4 at the Enterprise High School Perf…

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Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jonathan P. Koziol was bid farewell and Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael L. Lewis Jr. welcomed as the Chief Warrant Officer of the Aviation Branch during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony held at Fort Rucker May 27.

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Angelia Filmore and Ricky McLin were unanimously elected president and vice president, respectively, of the Daleville Board of Education at th…

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The Dale County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for information about a woman found dead in the Woodham’s Bridge area in Dale County.

DCSO Chief Deputy Mason Bynum said that the unidentified female was found in the 8000 block of South County Road 20 June 3 after law officers responded to a call at about 1:30 p.m. reporting “a suspicious circumstance.

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“Live every day to the fullest—take advantage of every day you have on earth because you don’t know when it will be your last.”

That’s what Lt. Col. Keith Haskin said he thinks of when he remembers Army Spc. Henry Jarrett “Mitch” Mayfield Jr. “And always train hard. He was probably one of the hardest workers we had in the battalion. What he did every day to train and get ready and get mission focused is a lesson for everyone who is in the Army— and really just life in general.”

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“Folks talk about change in this world, change in this community,” Col. Charles Ward told Daleville High School graduating seniors. “But folks, it starts with you—each and everyone of you.”

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Joseph Hawkins, 39, of Daleville is dead after a shooting that occurred in the 2600 block of East Highway 84 in Daleville Thursday, May 27.

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The laying of a wreath followed by a rendition of “Taps” in honor of fallen comrades was part of the Memorial Day Ceremony held Friday, May 28, on Fort Rucker.

Active duty military members, civilian community leaders and elected officials joined representatives of veterans’ service organizations and Gold Star family members in the ceremony held in the memorial garden in front of the Army Aviation Museum on post.

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For the second time in as many months the Daleville City Council will appoint a person to fill a vacancy on the Daleville Board of Education.

DBOE member Barbara Davis submitted her letter of resignation from the board citing the fact that she is no longer a Daleville resident.

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A citizen request for an adjustment to a $900 water bill was approved at the Daleville Water Board meeting May 18.

The Daleville Water Board voted to make the adjustment after seeking an opinion from the board attorney, Henry Steagall, on the request.

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The young Daleville Warhawks football team traveled to Pleasant Home last Friday, May 21, to compete in a unique three-way spring football gam…

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The Vivian B. Adams School on Stuart Tart Road in Ozark has served individuals with developmental disabilities in Coffee, Dale, Barbour, Henry…

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A woman with more than two decades of service to the Daleville City Schools has been appointed to the Daleville Board of Education.

Lynne McWilliams was appointed by a majority vote at the Daleville City Council meeting May 4. She is appointed to fill the vacancy created by Debra Latremore, who opted not be be reappointed to the board. McWilliams takes a seat on the board at the June DBOE meeting.

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Taking the COVID vaccine remains an individual choice for military personnel but COVID-created mandates have been lessened for Fort Rucker personnel who are “fully vaccinated.”

In an 11th General Order issued May 17, Maj. Gen. David Francis outlined updated mandates and activities permitted on and off post for Fort Rucker personnel both vaccinated and “non-fully vaccinated.”

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Two Daleville Department of Public Safety Emergency Medical Service officers are being commended for saving a man’s life Sunday morning.

Zach Smith and Kevin Killens are being recognized for their bravery and outstanding actions in the early morning on May 16, said Daleville Department of Public Safety Director Chief Allen Medley.

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Governor Kay Ivey has announced that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, including:

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The Tri-State Gun Club Youth Event held Saturday, May 1, in Daleville was a success.

“We had 28 youth—and parents and guardians—from the ages of 8-17 participate in the event which went from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.,” said organizer and Tri-State Gun Club President Ron Wagner. “This event was free for all the kids and included lunch and a goodie bag with stickers, T-shirts, gift cards and more.”

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Providence Christian ran away with an early lead against the Daleville Lady Warhawk softball team Thursday, May 4, scoring nine runs in the fi…

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The Daleville Warhawks football team completed their first week of spring practices last week under new head coach Will Garner as they inch to…

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“To inspire, educate and improve the physical, mental and social well-being of young athletes,” is the purpose of the new not-for-profit mentoring organization opening in Daleville May 17.

Developed by Daleville High School alumni Justin Elmore and Kendra McKinney, the WPI will offer two free classes at the Billy Adkins Community Center in Daleville May 17 and 24. Both classes are from 4:30 until 5:30 p.m.

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The Daleville Senior Center will reopen Monday, May 17.

That’s great news, said Center Director Laura Leger in making the announcement May 7.

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Charles Ward strode into Judge Shannon Clark’s courtroom in Enterprise accompanied by the court liaison officer—and then stopped in his tracks as he realized that the room was filled with Coffee County court officials waiting for his arrival.

“Well, you got me,” the longtime law officer said flashing his trademark grin and shaking his head. “I am overwhelmed.”

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Changing the day that the Dale County Landfill is open four times a year was a topic of discussion at the Dale County Commission meeting April 27.

Changing the open-for-business day from the last Monday of each quarter to the last Saturday of each quarter was a suggestion made by Dale County Commissioner Frankie Wilson.

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Firing range safety, a law enforcement career and making good personal choices are among the topics on the agenda as the Daleville Department of Public Safety prepares to hold its Fifth Annual Junior Police Academy.

Set for July 6 through July 16 for youth between the ages of 13 to 17 the academy provides an opportunity to learn about the role of first responders from first responders for the fifth consecutive year.

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A monthly water bill for $900 was a topic of discussion at the Daleville Water Board meeting April 20.

That was the water bill Daleville business owner Jan Davenport asked the water board for assistance with.

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The American Rescue Plan is a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that was signed into law in March of this year.

Dale County is allocated nearly $10 million under the plan and at the April 27 commission meeting agreed to partner with the Association of County Commissions of Alabama for its administration.

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Mary Pippin Smith, 71, a resident of Daleville, was called home to Heaven by the Lord to be with her loving husband early Friday morning, April 30, 2021.

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With increasing home construction in the areas served by the Daleville Water System, the water board has asked their consulting engineer to research what needs to be done to best serve water customers.

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The Enterprise Police Department has made an arrest in a recent burglary investigation. On April 27 EPD Detectives arrested and charged Amanda Marie Smith, 33, of Daleville, with third-degree burglary, according to EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.

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A recent partnership between Windham Elementary School and the Daleville High School JROTC Cadets was a win-win, according to all involved.

The high school cadets read stories and worked on crafts each weekday with each of the grades in WES, according to WES Principal Dr. Lynn Irwin. “They started in the kindergarten grade and during the week went to every grade level.

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Dale County is among counties participating in the statewide “Don’t Drop it on Alabama” Saturday, April 24.

As part of the cleanup, the Dale County Landfill will be open Saturday, April 24, said Dale County Commission Chairman Steve McKinnon. There will be free dumping day for Dale County residents—not businesses—that day at the landfill located at Bivins Drive, off of County Road 30, five miles south of Ozark.

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Talks with an insurance company over a damaged guardrail have reached an impasse and the Dale County Commission attorneys recommend moving forward with a lawsuit.

At the Dale County Commission meeting April 13 Dale County Attorneys Henry Steagall and Matthew Simechak gave a status update about an incident that occurred in May 2020 involving a logging company truck driving over a bridge on County Road 33.

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A single-vehicle motorcycle crash at approximately 3:40 p.m. Sunday, April 18, has claimed the life of a Dale County man.

Darrius James Granger, 29, of Ozark was traveling west on a 2008 Buell, left the roadway and struck a tree, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Trooper Kendra McKinney.