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Dothan-Houston County Library System is now taking passport applications
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - If you are headed out of the country the Dothan Houston County Libraries could help you prepare for the trip. Passport applications are now being processed at all three of the library branches.
Skeletal remains found in 2 Alabama counties believed to belong to 1 body
An investigation is underway after skeletal remains – possibly belonging to the same person – were found in two different Alabama counties this week. It all began Monday when the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to someone finding human remains. Sheriff’s investig
Houston Co. Commission to pay for inmate medical expenses, one Commissioner has concerns
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - There were some voting hesitations during the Houston County Commission meeting Monday morning. Southeast Health has presented the Houston County Commission and the Houston County Sheriff's Office an agreement that allows the county to pay discounted rates for inmate ca
Alabama Teen Killed in Bridge Accident
Walton County, Fla. - A 15-year-old was killed in an accident on the Clyde B. Wells Bridge Tuesday morning. Kaden Johnson, 15, of Pell City, Ala., fell out of the bed of a truck being driven by 19-year-old Allion Orlando Hogan of Sylacauga, Ala., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Alabama teen killed in fatal crash after falling out of vehicle
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A 15-year-old boy from Alabama was killed in a fatal crash Tuesday morning in Walton County. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say a Ford F-150 was heading north on Highway 331, south of Bay Grove Road, when one of its passengers, 15-year-old Kaden Johnson, fell from
Attorney: Suspect knew murdered girls but somebody else killed them
Ozark (WTVY)-- Last week the wife of a man charged with murdering two teen girls stood before reporters and proclaimed her husband, Coley McCraney, is innocent. During that news conference McCraney's attorney made a comment that seems have become lost in the vocal clutter.
City seizes back control of recycling facility
DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Four months ago, the Westgate Recycling Collection Center was filled with more than recyclables. The area became a big dumpster filled with trash, clothes and other items, but now, it's been cleaned up with some new features.
AL escapee, crime spree suspect faces new federal charges
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Shane Vernon appeared in federal court Tuesday to be arraigned on eight felony counts. In February, he was indicted on two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of carjacking, three of counts using a gun in furtherance of a violent crime, and kidnappi
Coffee shop opening first Alabama location at Times Plaza
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Another business is expanding to Alabama and opening their first location right here in the Rocket City. Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate announced Tuesday Just Love Coffee Café will be coming to Times Plaza.
State senator tells Republican Executive Committee about future of Common Core
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Alabama State Senate approved a bill to end Common Core in schools last week. State Senator Donnie Chesteen told people at the Republican Executive Committee meeting tonight about his decision to vote against the Common Core Standards.
WDHN Storm Team: Showers Tuesday Night
DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - A trough of low pressure swinging through the southeast will bring the chance of a few showers late Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday. Most of the showers will be in the eastern part of the Wiregrass and should be gone by Wednesday morning.
American Red Cross Giving Day Wednesday
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) — The American Red Cross responds to more than 62,000 disasters a year. Wednesday, March 27th, is American Red Cross Giving Day and their goal is to raise enough donations in 24hours to help 2,500 families.
Dothan police searching for missing teen
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Dothan Police Department is looking for a missing teenager last seen Monday. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency posted that Kendell Morgan Sanders, 16, left her home Monday and has not returned. She was last seen wearing a Marie Leveux shirt and blue jeans, and she is des
Woman arrested on DUI and drug charges after crashing car
MARIANNA, Fla. (WCTV) – A woman is facing several charges after she reportedly crashed into a road sign in Jackson County. Officers with the Marianna Police Department responded around 6:15 p.m. Friday to a single-vehicle crash in the area of Jefferson Street near the Jackson County Courthouse.
Mental health facility workers push for "special risk" designation
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Florida legislators are considering adding hazard pay and protections under House Bill 803. If passed, the bill would reclassify 1,800 workers at Florida mental health facilities as a "special-risk class" in the Florida retirement system. This would also provide higher co
Dothan Area Botanical Gardens spring plant sale has something for shade or sun
Whether you’ve got a shady spot or full sun, the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens’ annual spring plant sale has something for local gardens. The botanical gardens will host its plant sale March 28-30 with a selection of nursery-grown plants and trees that are designed to do well in the Southeast. The a
Sen. Rubio Names Southern Craft Creamery of Marianna, as Senate Small Business of the Week
MARIANNA, Fla. - This week, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, named Southern Craft Creamery of Marianna, Florida as the U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week.
Dothan recycling centers are back...but with some changes
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - It's been a dynamic year for the city of Dothan’s recycling program. After being closed for nearly three months, the city has re-opened its two recycling centers.
Dothan native propels submarine legacy into the future
KINGS BAY, Ga. – As citizens of Dothan go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” work beneath the ocean’s waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction of military members will ever know: strategic deterrence.
Former Columbus woman recalls devastation of Hurricane Michael on current FL home
MARIANNA, FL (WTVM) - It’s been nearly half a year since Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle, but Panama City and Mexico Beach are not the only ones still hurting after the storm.