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The Alabama National Guard will return to Enterprise to give the second shot of Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday, April 14.

Coffee County Emergency Agency Director James Brown said that the clinic is for those who received their first Pfizer vaccine at the Enterprise Civic Center March 24.

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An investigation into allegations of animal abuse that surfaced on social media April 5 has resulted in two charges of cruelty to animals against the veterinarian.

Richard Timothy Logan, 65, was arrested April 8, Ozark Police Chief Marlos Walker said April 9.

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An Enterprise man was pronounced dead at the scene of a “physical altercation” at a residence in the 100 block of Middlebrook Street in Enterprise April 7.

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The parameters governing water bill adjustment requests in the City of Daleville have been changed.

At a Daleville Water Board meeting March 16 the board unanimously adopted a resolution outlining an updated bill adjustment policy which more clearly defines bill adjustment approval parameters.

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Marcus Antonio Grubbs, 37, from Ariton has been sentenced to 157 months in prison for possession of stolen firearms and possessing firearms in connection with a drug trafficking crime.

Acting United States Attorney Sandra J. Stewart said that Grubbs was sentenced March 30 in connection with two encounters he had with law enforcement in Dale and Barbour Counties.

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A pledge to improve safety standards at an intersection called dangerous is what started a process that will result in construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Shellfield Road and Alabama Highway 27.

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 A very special thanks to our staff and volunteers that made this first ever Family Fun Day and Staff Appreciation event such a huge success for our members and parents,” said Joel Adams as he flipped hamburgers on the grill outside the club Friday, April 2. “We could not do this without them.

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A Dale County native will retire after 36 years in law enforcement service.

Charles Ward will retire as the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Director of Public Safety April 30.

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The first thing that John Merrill does is make sure people know that his cell phone number is (334) 328-2787.

“I give my cell phone number to you for one reason,” the man who has served as Alabama Secretary of State for six years and two months told those attending the Republican Women of Coffee County meeting March 17. “That reason is because I work for you.

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The Windham Elementary School Pre-K drawing was held Friday, March 26. Applications had been accepted online for all children four years of ag…

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Each Saturday in April on April 3, 10, 17 and 24, the Coffee County Master Gardener Association members will have a booth in the garden section of Lowes in Enterprise from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. to answer home gardening questions regarding flowers, vegetables, trees, shrubs and herbs.

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The Coffee County Extension office will be hosting a raised bed gardening workshop on Friday, April 9, at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall in downtown Elba. 

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An opportunity to upgrade the street lights in the city of Daleville, at no upfront cost to the city, was approved by the Daleville City Council at the meeting March 16.

The council approved entering into an agreement with Alabama Power Company to upgrade the existing street lights to LED lamps, which are significantly more energy-efficient than equivalent incandescent lamps and can be significantly more efficient than most fluorescent lamps.

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Jamala Moore is the Windham Elementary School March Teacher of the Month. Moore, an interventionist who has been at Daleville City Schools for…

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The 29th annual Alfred Peavy Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 3, at 11:45 a.m. at Alfred Peavy Park. 

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The Enterprise Rotary Club heard from Dr. Amy Baker at its March 23 meeting and learned about Fort Rucker’s Gains in the Education of Mathemat…

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This time a year ago Enterprise soccer player Maggie Bryan should have been fighting to get into the state tournament along with her teammates…

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A means of enhancing retirement benefits for employees was discussed at the Enterprise Water Works Board meeting March 11.

City of Enterprise Human Resources Director Christina Meissner outlined provisions of an offer made by the Retirement Systems of Alabama that will allow municipalities participating in the Employees’ Retirement System to provide Tier I retirement benefits to their Tier II employees.

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How appointments to Enterprise city boards are made is about to change.

At the Enterprise City Council work sessions March 16 and 18, the council reached a consensus that a restructured appointment process would include re-aligning all the board appointments to occur at the same time each year.

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“Even youths grow tired and weary and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40: 30-31.

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Ozark Police are searching for David Terrell Newby, 39, in connection with sa hooting incident that occurred on March 27.

Ozark Police Chief Marlos Walker said that at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday, Ozark-Dale County E911 received multiple calls about a physical altercation between two men in the parking lot of the All American Deli on U.S. Highway 231.

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A single-vehicle crash at approximately 12:55 a.m. Friday, March 26, has claimed the life of a Coffee County man.

Mickey Lee Moody, 69, of Kinston was traveling south on a 2008 Harley-Davidson, failed to stop at the posted stop sign, continued traveling down an embankment and struck a tree, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Trooper Kendra McKinney.

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Editor’s Note: Sun Spots deadline is Friday at 5 p.m. for the next week’s paper.

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An option offered by the Retirement Systems of Alabama for municipalities to change retirement benefits for their Tier II employees was the topic of discussion at an Enterprise City Council work session held March 18.

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Enterprise High School’s welding department strives to help students latch on to a future in welding, which can be extremely lucrative.

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March 1 marked the 42-year anniversary of the tragic murder of former Coffee County Sheriff Neil Grantham in front of the old Coffee County Ja…

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Barry Mott has been named the new city engineer and director of pubic works for the city of Enterprise.

At the Enterprise City Council meeting March 16, Mott was unanimously named to the newly created post.

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In what councilmembers called a “critical action” the Daleville City Council unanimously approved a new pay scale for Daleville Department of Public Safety officers at the council meeting March 16.

The decision to give more competitive pay to the police officers was made after a work session March 15 during which DPS Capt. Allen Hendrickson and DPS Chief Allen Medley told the council that the Daleville law officers were among the lowest paid in Dale County.

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Whether fees charged for rental of the city’s recreational ball fields should be changed was the topic of discussion at a Daleville City Council work session March 15.

At the voting meeting the following day, the Daleville City Council decided to postpone a vote on the issue until Daleville Recreation Director Tina Cannon provided more detailed information to the council.