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Woman reported missing in Headland

The Headland Police Department is looking for a woman who has been reported missing. Robin Joyce Fancher was last seen Wednesday at approximately 10 a.m. at Greentree Apartments in Headland. She left going to the post office in a gold 2003 Mitsubishi Galant, Alabama tag 37BD356.


Police: Alabama man tries to sell someone else’s house

An Enterprise man has been arrested and charged with first-degree attempted theft after he listed for sale a house that belonged to someone else, police said. Tony Glen Grimes, 56, of Enterprise was served with an arrest warrant on Friday, court records show, and police said he was transported to th


Mistrial declared in Alabama murder case

DOTHAN, Ala. — An Alabama jury failed to reach a verdict in a capital murder case this week, resulting in a mistrial. The Dothan Eagle reports prosecutors will consider whether to retry Herman Cunningham Jr., of Abbeville, who faces charges in the 2011 slaying of 21-year-old Apolinar "Poli" Perez Jr


First class selected for Henry County Sports Hall of Fame

Emanuel Davis has been busy renovating a vacant building his family purchased on a corner of main street in downtown Headland. It will house the Henry County Sports Hall of Fame and the first class is scheduled to be inducted on April 20 in the building.


Alabama Department of Corrections searches for escapee

Alabama Department of Corrections is on the lookout for an escapee. Joel Spears escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center on Friday, April 19th at 9:45 pm. Spears was last seen at his job site located in Childersburg, AL in Talladega County. If you have any information on Inmate Spears' wher


Steve Harvey congratulates Alabama radio host on the launch of ‘The Joe Lockett Show’

For Joe Lockett, the phrase “chase your dreams” is more than a cliché — it’s reality. Six years ago, inspired by comedian Steve Harvey, Lockett left his job in the construction industry with aspirations of becoming a radio host, which are now fully realized. After years of hard work and preparation,


4 north Alabama massage businesses barred from operating

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Several north Alabama massage businesses are barred from operating after authorities said they uncovered evidence that they were actually "fronts for a human-trafficking operation."


The Market at Pepper Place named best Farmers Market in Alabama by Delish.com

The Market at Pepper Place has been named the best Farmers Market in Alabama by Delish.com, one of the most popular digital food-related destination sites in the U.S. Known for its “best of lists,” according to Hearst Magazines and Digital, the owner of Delish.com, the food lovers website’s traffic


Central AL Forecast: Beautiful Easter Sunday, Dry start to the week

It's been a pretty cloudy and chilly day. This is because an upper level low is slowly moving to our north and east and we are dealing with wrap around moisture (in the form of cloud cover) and cooler temperatures will winds out of the northwest. Most locations this afternoon struggled to get out of


Designer Showcase to spotlight Billy Reid, Alabama Chanin, UNA fashion students

--- FLORENCE — As students peruse the men’s clothing racks at Billy Reid on Court Street, Laura McKee examines a jacket and patterned button-down top before giving the pairing her seal of approval.


Event coordinator for the Dothan Diamond Classic considers tournament to be a home run

DOTHAN, AL. (WTVY) - For years, Rhonda Kirk wanted to host a tournament for high school softball players…something similar to the Downtown Dothan Hoops Classic boys’ basketball tournament.


LEND A HAND: University of Alabama unveils student engagement center

Efforts to strengthen ties between the University of Alabama and its surrounding community received a boost April 18 with the unveiling of the UA Student Community Engagement Center.


Alabama Maintains Record Low Unemployment Rate; Employment at Record High

– The number of people counted as employed in Alabama is at a record high, announced Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington. “Once again, we’ve shattered employment records in Alabama,” said Washington. “More people are working now than ever before in Alabama’s history. Employer


One injured in another Good Friday shooting

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Officers surveyed the scene at Ussery Homes after a shooting broke out during the evening on Good Friday. A source at the scene told News 18 that the victim, a man, suffered a facial injury under his left eye, which was bandaged up.


Mercedes-Benz unveils the ‘S-Class of SUVs’ to be built in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz is turning heads in the Big Apple and among the world’s automotive press today with the unveiling of its new full-size SUV to be built in Alabama. The automaker unveiled the 2020 GLS at the New York International Auto Show. Calling it “the S-Class of SUVs,” Mercedes is signaling this i


Pledge, abortion among top Alabama stories this week

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would require students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day at school. And the House’s Health Committee passed a bill that outlaw abortion.


North Alabama celebrates Earth Day

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - On Saturday, events were held across north Alabama to celebrate Earth Day -even though Earth Day lands on Monday, April 22nd this year. On one end of Madison County, the Solid Waste Disposal Authority held a hazardous waste drop off to help residents get rid of their unwanted


Dancing with Queen B! : Wiregrass native performs at Coachella

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — You may have listened to her music or maybe even tried to dance like her. There's no doubt that Beyonce is a musical artist that has captured the hearts and minds of those from all generations.


Subject with a "snappy attitude" leads to hilarious Eufaula Police Officer picture

EUFAULA, Ala. (WRBL) The priceless expression of a Eufaula Police Officer holding a "snappy subject" is making us giggle on this soggy Friday. It seems heavy rains brought more than flooding to parts of Alabama and Georgia. The rainy conditions also washed up reluctant guest into the backyard of a E


City hoping to keep tourists, citizens at local venues

Citizens and Mayor Jack Tibbs both requested the Eufaula City Council Monday night to help the city continue to be tourist-friendly while keeping locals in the area. Karen Sterling said a grant extension helping with upkeep of the Yoholo Micco Trail walking trail was very important due to the fact t