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Abbeville basketball coach Emanuel Brown resigns

The Yellow Jackets were 48-16 in Brown’s two years, going 24-7 this past season and 24-9 his first year. The 24 wins were the most at AHS since 2006-07. In both years, Abbeville advanced to the South Regional Tournament before losing close games to St. Luke’s in the first round. The Jackets lost 50-

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-20 00:34:00

David's Catfish House is coming to Dothan

Parker Armstrong and a few partners are planning on opening a David’s Catfish House at 1559 Westgate Parkway, which is near the Comfort Inn and Suites. While design plans are still being finalized, Armstrong estimates the restaurant could be open in about 10 months.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-20 17:42:00

Search for man that escaped from sheriff's deputy's car

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) —The Houston County Sheriff's Office is looking for a prisoner who escaped custody Wednesday morning.Deputies say 40-year-old Stewart Wilkerson broke into a home in Ashford around 5:30AM.Wilkerson was arrested on a domestic violence burglary charge.Investigators say he ki

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-20 11:17:00

Kinsey man charged with drug trafficking

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) --A Kinsey man is charged with drug trafficking after officers found him in a vehicle with pounds of marijuana, and guns.

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-19 18:12:00

Couple arrested for having sex at Westgate Park

“Many people have the impression, depending on the time of day, that an area may not be patrolled regularly,” David said. “If a patrol officer’s zone includes a public park, believe me, that park gets patrolled. We patrol all public parks regularly, including the parks that do not host daily activit

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-19 14:31:00

Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Drug Trafficking Charge

DOTHAN, Ala. - On June 19, 2018, two Patrol Officers made contact with a suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of Tuskegee Avenue.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-19 21:19:53

Special needs woman dies from injuries sustained in adult daycare bus crash

COFFEE COUNTY, Ala (WDHN)-- "Well I was back there in the kitchen, and I heard a clamming so I came to the front door," said witness Mary Jane Hattaway.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-20 23:57:06

Kinsey man arrested for drug trafficking near public housing and community center

Shayla Sharmange Berry, 32, of Kinsey, is charged with drug trafficking. Bond is set for $30,000.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-20 16:07:00

Agent: Other teen girls claim inappropriate behavior by Jason Ford

However, a federal agent has testified in court that the FBI is aware of “five or six” underage females who have reported that Jason Ford, posing as a college softball coach with scholarships to offer, attempted to engage in inappropriate personal or sexual conversations.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-20 18:35:00

Publix closes doors following bomb threat

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DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-20 01:22:42

Grand jury to hear Elba woman’s murder case

Ware, 33, of Elba, was arrested March 28 and charged with the murder of 20-year-old Tiera Burks.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-20 14:18:00

Dothan police search for man related to theft case

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Construction crews busy as Rural King almost ready

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) --On the north side of Dothan, Rural King is making speedy progress.

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-19 17:36:00

Man in custody after shots fired during chase, police say

FULTON COUNTY, Ga.- A man is in custody after an officer-involved shooting in Fulton County, according to police.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-19 22:03:09

Dothan Chick-Fil-A lovers in luck

Today a third Chick-Fil-A location opened in the Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Without a kitchen on the SAMC campus, the satellite location currently pulls from the Wiregrass Commons Mall location and will primarily serve hospital employees, patients and families.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-19 22:28:52

Sheriff's Deputy declared 'hero' after fatal Coffee County crash

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputy, Jace Holley, was one of the first on the scene where one of the vehicles involved in the cash was on fire.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-19 22:48:39

2 adults, 8-year-old killed in 2-vehicle crash in Coffee County

The driver of the blazer , 28-year-old Michael Dobson who was headed to work at the Walmart Distribution Center, died as a result of his injuries from the crash.


Three dead in fiery Coffee County crash

The head-on collision occurred north of Enterprise on State Road 167 near the 41 mile marker, two miles south of Alabama 125 in Coffee County, involving an older model Chevrolet Trailblazer and a passenger van, Nelson said.


Small town continues its expansion efforts

HEADLAND, Ala. (WTVY) -For local businesses like Uptown Downtown, Headland has made it possible for them to expand to a bigger space.Leah McCoy, co-owner of Uptown Downtown, says the boutique was “in the building next door when we first merged together. We ran out of space pretty fast so we decided


Answer Man: Why does local mail sometimes take days to be delivered?

For years, items mailed in Dothan have been sent to Montgomery for cancellation. If an item is received early enough, it can be returned to Dothan for delivery the next day.