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Henry County probate judge pushes for fuel tax increase

HENRY COUNTY, Ala - Henry County Probate Judge David Money says the greatest challenge the county is facing is the conditions of the roads, and that they have had to patch potholes that have surfaced, but says a fuel tax increase would help fix those conditions.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-11 23:43:00

Preliminary hearing rescheduled, bond set for Dothan woman charged with murder

A Houston County judge rescheduled a preliminary hearing for a Dothan woman facing murder charges in the stabbing death of her boyfriend at the request of her attorney, who has a scheduling conflict.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-13 15:47:00

Missing girls from Henry County found in Slocomb

Two girls reported missing from Henry County Wednesday morning, have been found in safe in Slocomb. Henry County Sheriff Will Maddox said the two runaway girls, Emily Walls, 14, and Lauren Walls, 12, of Henry County, were located in Slocomb Wednesday evening.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-06 15:35:00

Randolph helps Chiefs knock off NMA

Ronald Randolph scored 16 and 13 rebounds, while Devantae Bowick scored 11 and had seven steals to lead Lakeside to a 58-47 victory over Northside Methodist Academy. Henry Reeves added nine points for the Chiefs.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-14 05:59:00

Dothan Tigers win for first time against Barbour County

ENTERPRISE – New Dothan coach B.J. Chitty, who is dealing with an Achilles tendon injury which required surgery on Tuesday, was feeling better about life after the Tigers defeated Barbour County 60-53 Thursday in the Enterprise Christmas Tournament.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-14 02:05:00

New industry, new jobs coming to Abbeville

ABBEVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Henry County and the city of Abbeville are moving forward on a major economic development project for the area.

WSFA - 2018-11-30 23:36:00

ACA girls hold off Lakeside

Joiner Hughes led Abbeville Christian with 24 points and also had eight steals as the Generals knocked off Lakeside, 43-36. Annaleigh Givens added 12 points and Shay Thomas had nine steals for ACA.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-11 10:00:00

Alabama man found dead in North Carolina

Authorities say a body found in North Carolina earlier this month is that of an Alabama man. Citing a Robeson County Sheriff's Office release, The Fayetteville Observer reported Wednesday that the body found on a Lumberton road running parallel to Interstate 95 on Dec. 3 is 54-year-old Jon Eric Morr

AL.COM - 2018-12-13 11:50:28

Ex-employee of Alabama KFC robs restaurant with AR-15, police say

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - A south Alabama man, apparently looking for his last paycheck, will need to put it toward his bond payment after police say he showed up at the business armed with an AR-15. Dothan police raced to the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 1800 block of Ross Clark Circle Monday

WSFA - 2018-12-12 18:02:00

Proposed principals listed for restructured Dothan City Schools

Dothan City Schools Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Edwards appears ready to name the leaders for each school in the pending restructuring of the school system. The Dothan City Board of Education is set to meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Beverlye school campus. A copy of the agenda includes the proposed

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-13 22:44:00

Hundreds attend law officer seminar

Investing in local law officers is part of the reason the district attorneys from seven Wiregrass Counties sponsor an annual, day long educational training conference. Nearly 200 municipal and county law officers from Dale, Geneva, Coffee, Pike, Henry, Houston and Covington Counties attended the 10t

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2018-12-13 00:20:00

Troy superfan Jay Eller of Abbeville eager for bowl game

Jay Eller of Abbeville has seen every Troy football game – home and road – since the Trojans moved to Division I-A (now the FBS) in 2001. That’s a streak of 220 games. No. 221 will come in Mobile on Dec. 22 at the Dollar General Bowl when the Trojans play Buffalo.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-12 02:00:00

Third Avenue shooting suspect, victim involved in separate homicide

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — According to Dothan police, both the suspect and the victim in the shooting on Third Avenue more than a week ago are wanted in Atlanta for a homicide that they are both connected to.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-13 00:52:00

Houston County man indicted on sex charge

A local man faces sex crime charges, accused of sexual contact with an under-aged, physically impaired victim. David Andrew Ledford, 35, was arrested on Dec. 9 for allegedly having sexual contact with a victim who is incapable of consent by reason of being physical helpless. Ledford was indicted on

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-12 16:41:00

Dothan woman charged with falsely reporting home intruder

A Dothan woman is charged with a misdemeanor after falsely reporting a home intruder. Jennifer Ratcliff Andrews, 43, of Dothan, was arrested Wednesday after allegedly giving false information to the Dothan Police Department.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-12 18:07:00

Early morning earthquake rattles Georgia; More aftershocks possible

ATLANTA — People across Georgia were woken up by an earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake happened around 4:15 a.m. near Decatur, Tennessee. It had a magnitude of 4.4. An aftershock of 3.3 magnitude happened about 15 minutes later.


Dothan KFC held up by angry rifle-wielding ex-employee

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Imagine you're eating dinner at KFC when an angry ex-employee walks in with an AR-15, demanding his last paycheck. Well, that's what happened at this KFC off the Ross Clark circle on Monday.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-12 00:20:00

Earthquake, 3 aftershocks rattle Georgia; more possible later today

ATLANTA - People across Georgia were woken up by an earthquake. And the earth hasn't stopped shaking since. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake happened around 4:15 a.m. near Decatur, Tennessee. It had a magnitude of 4.4. An aftershock of 3.3 magnitude happened about 15 minutes later.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-12 13:08:22

Former fast-food worker allegedly sought final paycheck at gunpoint; arrested for robbery at KFC

A Dothan man was arrested after allegedly demanding his last paycheck from a Dothan Kentucky Fried Chicken store at gunpoint. Da-Nyiss Joshua Smith, 19, of Dothan, is charged with one count of armed robbery.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-11 16:26:00

SHOWDOWN AT THE CHILL LOUNGE: Two arrested after allegedly assaulting officer

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Two men are now behind bars after they allegedly attacked an officer, according to Dothan police. The incident occurred after Juan Carlos Delgado Guerrero, 34, and Jose Roberto Delgado, 22, were kicked out of the Chill Lounge on Foster Street, who called Dothan police for help

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-10 18:55:00