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Dothan City Commission Alabama News
Dothan votes to let city manager’s contract expire

Members of the Dothan City Commission approved the appointment of assistant City Manager Randall Morris to the role of interim city manager effective May 1.

Solomon Alabama News
'Photographer of the Wiregrass' Art Solomon dies in Dothan

Art Solomon has died at his home in Dothan. He chronicled the life of The Wiregrass through photography over 50 years.

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State commission revokes Dothan charter school’s contract

Members of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission revoked the charter of the Barnabas School for Leadership in Dothan on Monday.

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Southern Roots Nut Company to open pecan processing plant in Dothan, adding 120 jobs

Southern Roots Nut Co. plans to open a pecan processing facility in Dothan, where the New Mexico-based company will create 120 jobs, according to Gov. Kay Ivey.

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City of Dothan opens fourth Safe Haven Baby Box in Alabama

The City of Dothan celebrated the opening of a Safe Haven Baby Box on Friday.

Highschoolfootball Alabama News
Dothan City Schools Superintendent Dennis Coe on high school NIL legislation: ‘That’s going to create some monumental changes for athletics’

Some high school athletes in Alabama will potentially earn more than their coaches if legislation is passed to allow high schoolers to profit off their name, image, and likeness, according to Dothan City Schools Superintendent Dennis Coe.

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Circuit Judge reverses City of Dothan’s firing of Stephanie Wingfield related to federal meals program

Houston County Circuit Judge Henry "Butch" Binford reversed the termination of former city of Dothan employee Stephanie Wingfield on Thursday.

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Barry Moore releases two ads in bid for District 1: ‘I went to Washington to take those tough votes’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) announced Friday that his campaign released its initial two ads in his bid for Alabama's first congressional district.

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Debate continues for Dothan residents over 'obscene,' 'pornographic' books at public library

Concerned residents gathered on Wednesday to petition the Dothan Houston County Library Board to remove books from the library that many residents consider obscene or pornographic.

Court of Civil Appeals reverses decision on Dothan’s firing of employee related to feeding scandal: ‘Board's order is founded only on hearsay evidence’

The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals reversed a Houston County Circuit Judge’s ruling to uphold the firing of Stephanie Wingfield by the city of Dothan on Friday over her alleged role in a scheme to falsify paperwork in a federal meals program administered by the city of Dothan during the pandemic.

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Jerry Carl makes first media buy in battle for District 1 seat — 'Need a workhorse, not a show horse, to fight back'

The ad, entitled "Told Them," touts Carl’s history of being a small businessman and Christian conservative while sticking with his “Just Jerry” slogan.

Dothan Books Alabama News
'Contain messages and images enticing minors to experiment in pagan sexual activities': Dothan Library Board hears concerns over sexually explicit children's books

Residents gathered on Wednesday to petition the Dothan Houston County Library Board for the removal of children’s books containing sexually explicit material.

Dothancitycouncil Alabama News
Dothan approves $500k for ‘Project Cinnamon' economic development project

Members of the Dothan City Commission approved $500,000 for a new economic development project called “Project Cinnamon” on Tuesday morning.

Kenneth Glasgow Alabama News
Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced Kenneth Glasgow, of Dothan, to 2.5 years last week in federal prison for tax evasion, mail fraud, and drug conspiracy charges. 

Dothan Library Alabama News
'The queer, fat girl rom-com of my dreams': Dothan libraries offer LGBTQ books for children, teens

Dozens of books containing LGBTQ content in one form or another are available, with many catering to teenagers, young adults, and children.

Fed 2 Alabama News
'We’ve been resilient because the consumer is resilient': Atlanta Fed representative optimistic about economy during talk at Dothan Chamber of Commerce

“For everybody that I talk to who says, ‘Hey, we’re seeing softening in the economy,’ there are other folks I talk to who say record year. For everyone that says, ‘We think consumer spending is slowing down,’ somebody else is saying, ‘No, listen, the consumer is still going strong.’”

Houston County Alabama News
Dothan news writer, City PR employee arrested in dispatch investigation

The Dothan Police Department arrested two individuals on Wednesday after the dispatch computer system used by the Dothan Police Department, Houston County Sheriff’s Department and the Houston County Emergency Management had allegedly been accessed by someone who was not authorized to do so.

Harvestchurch Alabama News
Dothan’s Harvest Church in legal battle after UMC disaffiliation

Harvest Church in Dothan is currently suing the United Methodist Church over a property dispute after the church announced recently it was disaffiliating from the denomination. 

Former Dothan employee involved in COVID feeding scandal appeals termination again

A former city of Dothan employee is appealing a ruling by Houston County Circuit Judge Henry "Butch" Binford that upheld her termination for her involvement in the city's youth food scandal paid for with federal COVID funds.

Dothanfeedingscandal Alabama News
Judge upholds termination of Dothan employee involved in feeding scandal

Houston County Circuit Judge Henry “Butch” Binford upheld the termination of a former city of Dothan employee involved in the city’s youth food scandal on Friday.

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Stalking charges against Dothan meteorologist dropped

Misdemeanor stalking charges against Andrew Clarke, a Dothan meteorologist for WDHN, were dropped on Thursday morning.

Kenneth Glasgow Alabama News
Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow facing up to 20 years after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud, drug conspiracy

Reverend Al Sharpton’s half-brother Kenneth Glasgow is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud and drug conspiracy charges on Friday.

Caffateria Alabama News
Dothan employee fired over feeding scandal asks court for job back

A former city of Dothan employee who oversaw an after-school meal program now allegedly under FBI investigation is asking for her job back.

Dothan92 Alabama News
Visit Dothan CEO sentenced to 18 months in prison for bank fraud in Iowa

Visit Dothan President and CEO Aaron McCreight was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday for his role in defrauding a bank while employed in a similar position in 2018 in Iowa.

Houston County Alabama News
Houston County approves marketing contract to aid employee recruitment

Houston County Commissioners approved an annual marketing contract Monday to help with county employee recruitment.

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Shooting during Dothan National Peanut Festival parade leaves one dead, two injured; Police looking for suspects

A shooting immediately following a parade for the National Peanut Festival in Dothan has left one dead and two injured.

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Dothan head football coach suspended after shoving assistant during game

Dothan City Schools officials suspended Wolves head football coach Jed Kennedy on Monday for one week after he shoved a volunteer assistant coach to the ground during a game Friday against Opelika. 

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