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Golden Peanut Expansion in Headland

HEADLAND, Ala. (WTVY) - A new peanut facility was unveiled Friday in Headland. This 20,000 ton capacity building will bring economic benefits to the area. Ground breaking on a new peanut facility in Headland brings high hopes for increased success in the local farming industry. Headland Mayor Ray

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-22 22:01:00

Golden Peanut Co. opens new warehouse in Headland

HEADLAND - While a warehouse is small compared to the whole planet, Golden Peanut Company president Greg Mills said a new storage facility here will help his company serve the world better. Golden Peanut, state, and local officials gathered Friday to officially christen a new 75,000 square-foot ware

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-22 17:01:00

Celebrate the season's change by planting a fall garden

The Wiregrass Master Gardener Association is having its 13th Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 23 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. It will be located at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens, 5130 Headland Avenue, Dothan, Alabama. Admission is free. Fall is the time to plant trees, shrubs, perennials and

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 13:01:45

Kharon Davis convicted of 2007 Dothan murder

In this Jan. 18, 2017 photo, Chrycynthia Davis, mother of Kharon Davis, poses for a portrait inside the doorway of her home while holding a poster she made for her son during and interview for the Associated Press, in Dothan, Ala. Kharon Davis was 22-years-old when he was arrested on a capitol murd

AL.COM - 2017-09-23 01:52:39

Dothan area arts and entertainment

Add digital to current active Wed and Sat print subscription SEPT. 23 MOVIE Kolomoki Mounds State Park in Blakely, Georgia, is hosting a Kid's Drive-in Movie Theater on Sept. 23. Each child will get to watch a movie in their very own "vehicle" at Picnic Shelter 4. The movie begins at 8 p.m. EST. Br

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-21 22:25:00

Dothan Eastgate Park pond closed starting October 2nd

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The fishing pond at Eastgate Park will be closed beginning on Monday October 2, 2017 for maintenance. The pond will reopen Friday October 13, 2017 with regular hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. - 7p.m. through the end of October. November

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-22 21:57:00

Cool or creepy? Walmart to deliver food and put it in fridge

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Getting groceries delivered to your home is not new. But what about having someone that you don't know come into your house to put away the food? Walmart is doing just that. It announced Friday that it's testing a so-called straight into your fridge service -- and you can watch

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 16:56:28

The world's richest woman dies

LONDON (CNNMoney) - Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman, has died, her family said Thursday. Bettencourt, who was 94, was the heiress of the French cosmetics company L'Oreal. She was the daughter of the company's founder, Eugne Schueller. Both Forbes and the Bloomberg Billionaire Index co

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-21 18:06:58

CNN poll: 54% say Russia-backed content on social media moved 2016 election

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Although President Donald Trump insists otherwise, most Americans say it's likely that Russian-backed content on social media did affect the outcome of the 2016 election, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. The poll result comes on the heels of Facebook's announcement t

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 17:27:26

Paving the road to higher education

Published college costs can be intimidating, even to dedicated savers. Harvey Mudd College heads the total cost list at $69,717, while Columbia University charges the most for tuition alone: $55,161.1 Few students pay these totals. Scholarships and financial aid can cover some expenses, and state un

POST-SEARCHLIGHT - 2017-09-22 20:36:34

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

Dothan traffic: There are no easy fixes

I attended a public involvement meeting Tuesday about possible improvements to the Honeysuckle Road corridor in Dothan, which served as a valuable reminder of how nothing is easy. Soon, crews will begin work on building cul de sacs on Moore Road, which will essentially split the road and continue to

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-22 23:30:00

Uber CEO makes plea to London: Please work with us

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - London wants to break things off with Uber, but the ride-share company's new CEO is pleading for a solution. City officials said Friday morning that they're not planning to renew the license that allows Uber to operate in the area. The decision spurred Dara Khosrowshahi, who re

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 21:27:28

United Way campaign kicks off

The Wiregrass United Way began its 8th Annual Wiregrass United Way Campaign this week with its 2017 Campaign Kickoff Bus Tour making a stop in Eufaula. Miss Alabama Jessica Proctor accompanied members of the Wiregrass United Way. Volunteers and staff with the made stops in all six counties they serv

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-23 12:00:00

Distinguished Young Women program helps girls pay for college

DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) Eighteen-year-old Dothan High School senior Ju'Neau Scott has big career dreams. "Get my associates and then transfer to Tuskegee for my Masters in psychology, said" Scott. Scott is one of a dozen contestants vying for Distinguished Young Woman of Houston County. She's hoping the p

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-23 00:20:00

Puerto Rican native seeks help from Wiregrass

The paintings that decorate Willie Rivera's modest Puerto Rican eatery on Dothan's South Oates Street depict a beautiful tropical haven. Sunny skies. Lush fields. Pretty palms and parks. Rivera grew up in Villa Palmera, a sub-barrio of Santurce, which is a barrio of San Juan, the capital. Willie's P

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-22 18:39:00

Existing home sales fell in August for fourth time in five months

Sales of existing homes fell for the fourth time in five months in August, as the supply of houses on the market continues to flag and prices rose for the 66th consecutive month. Sales data from the National Association of Realtors shows sales of existing single-family houses, townhomes and condos w

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 16:54:09

TCMS' Zulu Company visits Kolomoki Mounds

Students in the Zulu Company, the MERIT team for eighth grade at Thomas County Middle School, recently visited Kolomoki Mounds State Park in Blakely. In their Georgia Studies class, students had been learning about Georgia's American Indians. This trip gave them the opportunity to see first-hand som


DeVos travels on her own private plane, but pays for it

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses her own private plane for work trips and pays for it herself, her office said Thursday. Her office told CNN she has never requested the use of any government aircraft. The Associated Press first reported the arrangement. DeVos is extremely weal

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 15:53:34

Marilyn Manson: Columbine massacre 'destroyed' my career

(CNN) - Being falsely linked to the Columbine massacre has long rankled singer Marilyn Manson. Now he is saying it was catastrophic to his career. In a new interview with The Guardian, the shock rocker talked about how having his name associated with the 1999 tragedy affected him. Eric Harris and Dy

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-22 15:42:03