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Wednesday 05/04/2016
National Day of Prayer to be observed in Enterprise Thursday

The Enterprise Ministerial Association will host the National Day of Prayer observance on Thursday, May 5, with a ceremony at noon in the front courtyard of Enterprise City Hall.

Boll Weevil 100 bike ride and 10K run kicks off Saturday

The Enterprise Lions Club’s Boll Weevil 100 Bike Ride and 10K Run will take off for the 14th consecutive year on Saturday.

Picking berries at Country Best Farm

Students in Enterprise First United Methodist Church’s Stepping Stones Preschool came out with their moms, dads and grandparents to pick (and eat) the strawberries at Country Best Farm on Tuesday. With some help from their families, the children filled their buckets with the bright red berries as part of Mom’s Day Out with the church. Between 80 and 100 children and parents were in attendance. According to Country Best Farm Co-owner Nancy Helms, the church group was one of the last in the season to pick the berries. After getting to pick the berries, the children were given a scoop of ice cream to celebrate a job well done in picking.

Tuesday 05/03/2016
Coffee County entertainment lineup

The Enterprise Ledger publishes a weekly schedule of upcoming live music and karaoke entertainment from Coffee County and Fort Rucker. In order to get your venue’s schedule, submit via email to kmooty@eprisenow.com by 9 a.m. on Tuesdays.

Enterprise man charged with trafficking cocaine

Enterprise Police seized 54 grams of cocaine, 95 grams of marijuana and $2,100 in cash during a drug bust on the 2100 block of Geneva Highway on April 29, a news release from the EPD said Tuesday.

Veterans group raises money for handicap-accessible cabin on Rucker

The Wiregrass Wounded Veterans Committee is raising money to build an Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant cabin at Fort Rucker’s Lake Tholocco for injured and ill veterans and their families.

Payne heads to Boys State

Enterprise High Schools' Alabama Boys State Delegate, Brooks Payne, (far right), is pictured with the school’s Boys State community sponsor, J.P. Sawyer (middle) of Sawyer Law Firm, and EHS Principal Matt Rodgers. Brooks will attend the Alabama Boys State Conference this summer at the University of Alabama.

Monday 05/02/2016
Superintendent takes name off list for Decatur job

Enterprise City Schools Superintendent Dr. Camille Wright announced late Monday afternoon that she had withdrawn her name from consideration for the Decatur City Schools superintendent position.

Enterprise police chief’s assistant arrested on theft

A recent criminal investigation initiated by Enterprise Chief of Police T.D. Jones has resulted in the arrest of a city employee.

EHS graduation schedule announced

The upcoming baccalaureate and graduation schedules for Enterprise High School have been announced and are as follows:

Special Olympics celebrated at ESCC

Although rain caused the Special Olympics to be rescheduled, the athletes from Coffee, Dale and Geneva counties showed up ready to show their skills on Friday. From racing to shot put, the athletes represented their county, many placing in events and taking home medals. The day started with the lighting of the torch, the national anthem, and a word of prayer before getting into the day’s activities.

Sunday 05/01/2016
Beloved school custodian’s walk to work inspires fund drive

When Terence Lampley first started working as a custodian at Enterprise Early Education Center, kindergarten teacher, Amy Parker, noticed him almost immediately.

Saturday 04/30/2016
EHS JROTC students win awards

Retired Lt. Col. George Clark, Enterprise High School JROTC instructor, far left, and Enterprise Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee Chairperson Bill Baker, far right, presented Cadet Lt. Col. Frantz Pierre and Cadet 2nd Lt. Ruth Poole with certificates of excellence awards for their work at school and in JROTC. The awards were presented earlier this week during the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly Military Affairs Breakfast.

Friday 04/29/2016
City schools celebrate innovation

Parker Trawick demonstrates an app that transforms paper blocks of the elements into 3-D, computer images during Enterprise City Schools’ Innovation Celebration at Enterprise High School on Thursday. The event featured more than 20 classroom-based projects that incorporated technology or innovative and interactive learning experiences that are practiced in the various schools. Trawick said his pre-AP chemistry class used the app for a more hands-on experience and understanding of the elements.

Thursday 04/28/2016
City prayer vigil seeks end to recent violence

More than 300 people gathered at the Enterprise Civic Center Wednesday night to celebrate the city and pray for a resolution to the recent gun violence.

Ground breaks on new junior high school

Construction workers recently broke ground on the new Coppinville Junior High School. The school will be located on Boll Weevil Circle, just northwest from the intersection of Geneva Highway and Boll Weevil Circle, not far from Sorrell’s Funeral Home. Enterprise City Schools Superintendent Camille Wright said the school system’s board would soon take bids for the construction of the building. The nearly $15 million project had an initial completion date of 2017.

Superintendent says feedback has been positive

Enterprise City Schools Superintendent Camille Wright said she has been humbled by the support from faculty and staff after news that Decatur City Schools had recruited her to be its superintendent.

New program to help EHS students get ahead

Enterprise City Schools will be one of five school districts in the region to partner with local community colleges to furnish high school students with college-level courses in the coming year, Superintendent Camille Wright said Tuesday.

Vietnam vets not forgotten

Local Vietnam veterans were honored by state Rep. Barry Moore during the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly Military Affairs Breakfast at Cutt’s Restaurant Wednesday morning. Travis Parker, vice president of Vietnam Veterans of America’s Chapter 373, spoke at the breakfast and offered some statistics about the vets in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Parker said more than 2.7 million Americans served in Vietnam, and about 71 percent are estimated to be alive today. The youngest veterans are about 61 years old, but military personnel serving in the war were born between 1914 and 1955.

Wednesday 04/27/2016
City school board approves personnel actions

Enterprise City Schools Board of Education approved the following personnel actions during its regular meeting on Tuesday.

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