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Enterprise Police offering S.A.F.E. Course for city residents

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) - The Enterprise Police Department will be offering a Safety Awareness and Firearms Education (S.A.F.E.) Course in October. Classroom instruction will be held on Thursday October 19, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at Enterprise City Hall Training Room. Range instruction will b

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-19 18:38:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Change is not always progress - The Southeast Sun: Letters To Editor

This letter is in response to an article that appeared on the front page of the Sept. 13, 2017 issue of The Southeast Sun. The article pertained to the future of the Enterprise Early Education Center. In the article a question was raised as to why the school was built. As Superintendent of Education

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:30:00

Lady Cats head into big week of play

Enterprise's week started pretty poorly a week ago with two matches, against Houston Academy and Auburn, postponed and a tri-match scheduled against teams from Georgia completely canceled due to Hurricane Irma. Enterprise coach Janie Wiggins said that the matches against Houston Academy and Auburn w

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 22:57:00

Vacation Planning Simplified: Making Your Dollar Go Farther

Here are three good reasons. 1. One-stop customer service: By using a full-service online travel agency, all parts of your trip, including car rental, hotel and air reservations, are in one place. Not only does that save you from having to track down multiple reservations from different providers, i

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-18 13:44:00

Lady Gamecocks compete in Kinston tournament

The Lady Gamecocks fell to Opp 2-0, Straughn 2-0 and finally Rehobeth 2-1 in the tournament, which was ultimately won by Opp. "We played fairly well," New Brockton coach Lacy Ward said of the tournament. "I was pleased with how we did in the tournament in Kinston. There were a lot of positives and a

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:01:00

Daleville woman killed in two-vehicle crash

Sheila Waters, 59, of Daleville, was killed Friday, Sept.15, at about 3:30 p.m. in the crash that occurred at the intersection of County Road 185 and State Road 81 in Holmes County, Fla. According to Florida Highway Patrol Public Affairs Officer Lt. Eddie Elmore, the Toyota Camry driven by Waters wa

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 22:04:00

Helping Hands filling boxes for hurricane victims

When hurricanes hit, the world can get small in a hurry. Good Samaritan Helping Hands in Enterprise has at least three people with personal connections to hurricanes Harvey and Irma that have ravaged Texas and Florida, respectively, during the last few weeks. With that in mind, the store is gatherin

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

ESCC's Race4Literacy kicks off adult education, literacy week

Enterprise State Community College will get the jump on National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week by holding its Race4Literacy 5K on Saturday at the college's track. The 5K race begins at 8 a.m. and costs $25 to enter. The 1-mile race starts at 9 a.m. and has a $15 entry fee. Groups of five

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Council works on operating budget ahead of vote

The Enterprise City Council spent several hours last week working on the 2018 operating budget that it will vote on Tuesday evening. The operating budget does not include capital projects, City Communications Director Jason Wright said. Capital projects for the next fiscal year will be discussed at

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 17:12:00

Mandatory defined differently by some, I guess

Last week we were talking about legendary teachers, "Alabama History/Civics" and "Democracy/Communism" most four-year Enterprise High School students were exposed to in the 1960's. Well, at the same time someone was reading those "Memories" to Neal, your scribe was roached up in the House of Adams b

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-17 04:30:00

Helicopter maintenance contract at Fort Rucker may change hands

The contract that maintains Army and Air Force helicopters at Fort Rucker and provides jobs for the largest employer in the Wiregrass may be changing hands. The Department of the Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command announced recently it has awarded a potential 10-year rotary wing aviat

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 21:19:00

Council nixes rezoning request for new bait shop

The Opp City Council on Monday night went along with the zoning board's recommendation to deny an Opp man's request to rezone his property on Opine Road to start a business. The council tabled the recommendation at its first meeting of the month to see if they could work out something since they did

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Governor Ivey cuts the ribbon at G-TECH

GENEVA, Ala. (WTVY) - Alabama governor Kay Ivey cut the ribbon Tuesday at the Geneva Regional Career Technical Center (G-TECH). Opened last month, G-TECH offers technical courses to high school students and they can take duel enrollment classes offered by local community colleges. G-TECH is a partn

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:45:46

Wiregrass Area Food Bank receives $3000 grant

The Wiregrass Area Food Bank in Dothan is being awarded $3000 in a surprise grant from the Central Alabama Community Foundation and the Southeast Alabama Community Foundation. The grant is awarded to nonprofit organizations and only 30 will be given out this year. The WAFB distributes food across si

WSFA - 2017-09-18 23:55:18

Unemployment rates drop sharply in area

The jobs outlook in the Wiregrass continues to improve as evidenced by a drastic drop in unemployment rates in August, according to the Alabama Department of Labor. A report released Friday revealed several counties experienced at least a 0.6 percent drop from July's revised numbers. Pike County shi

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 18:17:00

Gov. Ivey presides at ribbon cutting for renovated National Guard, Career Tech facility in Geneva

Governor Kay Ivey presided over a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Alabama National Guard readiness center in Geneva, Alabama, at 9 a.m., Sept. 19, 2017. The facility was originally opened in 1956 and had been under renovation since December 2016. The renovation project is the first of

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 20:39:15

Jackson County police logs for Sept. 17

MARIANNA POLICE DEPARTMENT The Marianna Police Department reported the following incidents for Sept. 17, the latest available report: 11 traffic stops, two suspicious vehicles, three suspicious persons, two special detail assignments, three verbal disturbances, two burglar alarms, two larceny compla

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 16:05:00

Geneva peanut farmers open local buying station

A new peanut buying station will provide Geneva County farmers with another option for selling their peanuts. The Farmer's First Peanut Company, LLC officially opened Friday. The $2 million facility was built by a group of Geneva County farmers who wanted a locally controlled peanut buying station.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-17 22:56:00

Former NFL player named to head the White House HBCU Initiative

WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday named consultant and former NFL player Johnathan M. Holifield to head its initiative on black colleges and universities, a move praised by some groups representing the schools. The long-awaited decision came as the White House kicked off its summit with preside

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-18 14:30:07