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Tornado damage reported at Fort Rucker
Fort Rucker sustained tornado damage Sunday as a storm system produced a tornado warning and tornado watches throughout the region. Damage was reported at the MP station, main fire station and housing area at Fort Rucker, according to the Dothan-Houston County Emergency Management Agency. No injurie
First Alert: Tornado watches issued for multiple AL counties until 9 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for several Alabama counties Sunday afternoon: Lee, Macon, Russell, Montgomery, Bullock, Barbour, Pike, Coffee, Dale, Henry, Geneva, and Houston. Tornado warnings were issued for many Alabama counties earlier Sunday afternoon. A storm in Crenshaw C
Dothan man arrested on sex charges
Dothan, AL (WTVY)- A Dothan man faces numerous sex charges involving the alleged molestation of one or more young victims. Court records Ronnie Emmit Floyd, 50, of Harper Joy Road is accused of sexual abuse (three counts), sodomy (two counts) and rape (one count). "Due to the nature of the allegat
Barbour County man charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty
A 25 year-old Barbour County resident, Cordall Latrell Hurt, faces 10 charges of cruelty to animals after Barbour County Sheriff's Deputies confiscated 10 malnourished and neglected dogs from his property on Saturday, April 14. The dogs' peril came to light after complaints were made last week to th
Henderson Park to be closed for a day
The Rotary Playground and the pavilion area at Henderson Park, within the Enterprise Recreational Complex, will be closed temporarily for maintenance April 25. The park will be closed all day Wednesday, April 25, until 8 a.m. Thursday, April 26 for spraying of the grassy areas for weed and sticker a
Smith's True Value opening store in Ashford
Smith’s grandfather, Curtis, started the Columbia store as a service station in 1974. He soon expanded into auto parts and added hardware in the 1980s.
Eagle Eye Outfitters offering new service
"Coming soon we are going to be launching a same day delivery service in the Wiregrass," Eagle Eye Web Manager Derek Brown said. "We are getting more details on that and who would be eligible, we are excited to be launching that. It is something new that Dothan does not already have."
Dothan school employee on leave pending verbal abuse investigation
Dothan, AL (WTVY)-A central office employee of Dothan City Schools is on administrative leave until the completion of an internal investigation.Hunter Parrish’s suspension with pay was confirmed by Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Edwards. “I can’t comment further because it’s a personnel matter,” she tol
Former Dothan attorney's request for sentence reduction withdrawn
A hearing set this week to consider early prison release for a former Dothan attorney who stole more than $10 million from clients has been cancelled. District Attorney Pat Jones said the April 19 hearing for Frederick "Mitch" McNab has been withdrawn and McNab will continue to serve his time in pri
Dothan Police officer charged with drugs
DPD says Jonathan Whaley, a supervisor, began acting strangely during a Tuesday training class. Other supervisors took Whaley to be drug tested. During a search of Whaley's car two bottles of controlled substance were found.
K9 alert lest to meth arrests
Just after midnight, Thursday, April 12 a deputy stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Orange Hill Road and Stewart Road in Chipley. During the stop, K9 Jet alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics at the passenger side door of the vehicle, according to the report. The passenger, identified a
2 shootings leave three injured in Troy
Troy police are investigating two shootings that took place early Saturday morning. Troy police responded to the first shooting around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Love Street. When officers arrived at the scene they were not able to locate a victim but did find multiple shell casings and additional e
Erratic behavior leads to Dothan officer's drug arrest
Department officials then made Whaley take a drug test. His patrol car was also searched, where two bottles of a controlled substance were found, police said.
Two accused killers have status hearing in Coffee County
Two men each charged with murder in separate cases had their status hearings this morning at the Coffee County Courthouse in Enterprise. Family members of their victims sat feet away from the accused killers. Thomota Jones is charged with the murder of YaVari Allen and Malcolm Hunter is charged with
Monday's Cowarts crash leaves one dead
A motorist was killed in a Monday morning crash at the intersection of Fellows Road and U.S. 84 near Cowarts, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported.“At this time information is limited,” said ALEA Capt. Tracy Nelson. “We are still trying to contact the next-of-kin.”The crash involved two vehic
Accused baby killer won't face death penalty if convicted
During a recent hearing, Dale County District Attorney Kirke Adams said he wouldn’t seek the death penalty in the case but Toles could receive life in prison without the possibility of parole, if convicted. He was 19 when the alleged crime occurred.
Daycare owner, worker who abused young children escape prison
Abbeville (WTVY)-- Two Henry County women who admit they abused children at an Abbeville daycare will avoid prison if they abide by conditions of probation. Mary Malone Clark and Dixie Lane last month pleaded guilty to Aggravated Child Abuse and were sentenced to seven years in prison each. They as
Radio station leases space on tower in Webb
Q: Is the old WTVY tower in Webb still in use? A: According to WTVY-TV Chief Engineer Tom Johnson, the old WTVY-TV/FM tower in Webb currently only has the WTVY-FM (95.5) radio antenna. The radio station leases space on the 1,209-foot tower from Woods Communications Corporation out of Montgomery. Acc
Adults caught having sex in high school parking lot
Yeater was arrested for Public Lewdness, Public Intoxication, and Criminal Non Support and had a bond set at $6,800.
Man charged with stealing $44,000 in property
After further investigation, more stolen property was found at three different locations, two in Coffee County and one in Geneva County.