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Shooting on Range Street in Dothan sends one to hospital

Dothan police investigators responded to a firearm assault in the 700 block of South Range Street Thursday night. One male, 23, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According law enforcement, no arrests have been made at this time and the case is still

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-23 15:12:00

1 injured after shooting in Dothan

Dothan police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. According to police, the shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 700 block of S. Range Street. When officers arrived on the scene they found a victim laying on the ground. The victim had what appeared to be a non-life threatenin

WSFA - 2018-03-23 16:44:17

Ozark woman claims $5.3 million from Florida Lotto

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) - People buy lottery tickets from Fortune Liquors in Campbellton every day with hopes of striking it rich. Though chances may be slim... for a Wiregrass woman it was her lucky day. 57-year-old Cassandra Holmes of Ozark won $8 million in last week's drawing of the Florida Lotto.

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:44:00

Days after arrest, Columbus anchor Dee Armstrong speaks out about controversial mugshot

WLTZ news anchor Dee Armstrong returned to work Thursday morning nearly a week after being arrested in a dispute with her son. The local TV personality appeared undaunted by the experience, which unleashed a outpouring of support from people who consider her an icon in the community. After her arre

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-22 19:16:00

Man arrested in county on drug, gun charges

Coffee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Troy man on Wednesday on gun and drug charges, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office. Andrew Smiley, 27, was stopped for speeding by deputies, who then detected a strong marijuana odor. The vehicle was searched and more than a pound of mari

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-22 13:57:00

Eufaula police searching for burglary suspect

EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) - Eufaula police are searching for a burglary suspect. The police department posted a video of the suspect attempting to cover the surveillance camera. Police say the individual is wanted for questioning about his knowledge of a recent business burglary. Eufaula Alabama Police Dep

WTVM - 2018-03-23 13:21:35

Spring Breakers bringing heavy traffic to Circle City

A 2-month period where dothan residents deal with an unsually higher volume of traffic... As students from all over travel south for some fun in the sun. But, from a business standpoint.. spring break is beneficial for most. Thursdays to Saturdays are the worst, but the switch in traffic isn't un

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-24 06:07:00

NHS Principal Wants To Stay With DCS

Dr. Charles Corbitt, Jr. submitted his resignation letter to Dothan City Schools on March 13th, but only to resign as the principal of Northview High School. Corbitt expressed interest to be considered for career advancement within the system in his letter. WDHN News requested the resignation letter

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-22 21:16:23

Bullock County man killed in one-car wreck

A Bullock County man died in a single-vehicle wreck early Friday morning, Alabama State Troopers said. Jeffrey Darrell Tarver Jr., 25, of Union Springs, was killed shortly after midnight Friday when his 2003 Nissan Maxima left the road and struck a tree near the 141 mile marker on U.S. 29, authoriti

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 20:55:08

Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller dies at 86

ATLANTA - FOX 5 News has learned former Georgia Governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller has died. The Miller Institute Foundation announced Friday morning that Miller passed away after being treated for Parkinson's Disease. He was 86-years-old. "He passed away peacefully at his home with family by h

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-23 17:50:00

Many Job Openings in Dothan

From restaurants to retail if your looking for a job Dothan may have you covered. "Right now there are about thirteen hundred jobs available right here in a 25 mile radius of Dothan," said Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba. Along with the thirteen hundred jobs available, their are still more business either


Daleville woman sentenced in infant death case

According to District Attorney Kirke Adams, Brieana Farmer pleaded guilty in a "blind plea," which is a guilty plea without a set sentence. Her range of punishment was two-20 years in prison. Adams said Farmer was sentenced to 17 years in the state penitentiary following a four-hour sentencing heari


Fallen soldier lives on through Dothan businessman's brand

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - You'll never see DeWayne McAllister working out at Dothan Athletic Club without reppin' the initials "W-G." "That was his saying, "Weight Gang," all the time," said McAllister. The term comes from his friend Angel Lopez, who loved to say "Weight Gang" all the time. McAlliste


Shooting threat deemed not credible at Cottonwood High, parents feel left in the dark

COTTONWOOD, Ala. (WTVY) -- Parents are upset after the report of a shooting threat against Cottonwood High School. It all happened Tuesday night and many parents believe they were kept in the dark. Administrators say they may have handled the situation wrong. Superintendent David Sewell says, "We


Lumpkin police identify gas station owner arrested for illegal use of gaming machines

LUMPKIN, GA (WTVM) - The Lumpkin Police Department executed a search warrant at a local gas station accused of commercial gambling and arrested the owner of the store. The owner of the store has been identified as Sandhy Aben Patel. On Thursday, March 22, 2018, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, a

WALB 10 - 2018-03-22 14:55:59

Students learn about engineering process during STEM FEST

Eli Rich, second grader, attempts launching marshmallows into dedicated aide Melissa Baguley's mouth after completing his catapult during STEM FEST at the Fort Rucker Primary School Tuesday. Eli Rich, second grader, attempts launching marshmallows into dedicated aide Melissa Baguley's mouth after co

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-22 16:45:00

Officials: 7-year-old killed in fire; adults injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office said a 7-

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:00

New details on 91-year-old's murder

Dothan police spent hours Saturday night investigating the death of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler, and in a press conference Monday morning, Chief Steve Parrish said it was a tough case for all involved. "It's one that resonates within our community and reminds us how violent people can be," said Parrish


Two juveniles arrested for internet scams that led to armed robbery

Two Dothan juveniles were arrested and charged with first-degree robbery Monday afternoon after police responded to a call in the 1300 block of Alexander Drive Monday. According the Dothan Police Department, the victim was responding to an internet sales advertisement. When the victim arrived at an


Murder raises home safety questions

On March 17, 91-year-old Mabel Fowler was found dead in her home after 58-year-old Joe Nathan Duncan, a homeless man she had hired to do yard work, strangled her. Duncan had previous arrests for drug charges and first-degree burglary, but Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish said Miss. Fowler "was murd