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Tag: HOUSTON COUNTY

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Wiregrass blogger Rickey Stokes resigns as Cottonwood Rescue’s president days after state audit questions payments

Rickey Stokes resigned as Cottonwood Rescue’s president on Friday after an audit questioned about $848,000 in payments made by the nonprofit emergency services provider serving southeast Houston County.

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State audit questions $848,000 in payments from Wiregrass blogger Rickey Stokes-led Cottonwood Rescue

An audit released on Friday questioned about $848,000 recent payments made by Cottonwood Rescue, a nonprofit emergency services provider serving southeast Houston County. 

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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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Cottonwood tornado cleanup to cost Houston County up to $1.3 million

Cleanup efforts by the Houston County Road and Bridge Department of damage from a tornado that hit Cottonwood on January 9 will take 10 to 12 weeks to complete.

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Houston County approves $500,000 for ‘legacy’ 400-acre industrial development project

Houston County Commissioners approved appropriating $500,000 at a Monday meeting to assist in a purchase of a strategic industrial site at an undisclosed location with the state and city of Dothan. 

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Officials say redistricting could hurt Southeast Alabama — 'We just want to be together to preserve our voice as much as possible'

The potential district combination concerns some county officials in the Wiregrass.

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Sec. of State Wes Allen: Office 'staying vigilant' after removal of Houston County Board of Registrars official for alleged voter fraud

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen said his office is “staying vigilant” when it comes to voter and election integrity after an official with the Houston County Board of Registrars had to be removed last week over allegations of voter fraud.

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Houston County EMA director Chris Judah resigns

Dothan-Houston County Emergency Management Agency director Chris Judah resigned on Monday.

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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.

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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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Houston County approves federal relief funding for nonprofits

The Houston County Commission approved federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for local nonprofits and a new industrial site Tuesday.

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Houston County considers participating in state’s ‘one-time post-election audit’

The Houston County Commission will decide Tuesday whether to agree to participate in a limited voting audit after the general election in November. 

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Houston County approves property tax increase

Houston County Commissioners approved a property tax increase benefitting the Houston County Healthcare Authority on Monday.

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Houston County considering property tax increase

Houston County Commissioners will consider passing a property tax increase at their next meeting on Monday at the request of the Houston County Healthcare Authority to benefit Southeast Health.

Smart Lam Alabama News
$92 million investments to create jobs in the Wiregrass

One of the largest industrial investments in the history of the southeast Alabama region is taking place in Houston County.