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Dothan man killed in Washington County Thanksgiving wreck

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTVY) -- A Dothan man was killed on Thanksgiving Day in a wreck in Washington County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Michael Gene Flowers of Dothan was killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred at 5:15pm on County Road 276 and John's Way. Authorities say th

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-24 16:12:00

Early Morning Shooting in Vernon

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened in Vernon early Friday Morning. Officials say a Caryville man was shot and taken by life flight from the Vernon Fire Department. Just after 3 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call regardin

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 18:02:22

Hundreds Dead as Mosque Attackers Gun Down Worshippers

(CNN) - At least 235 people were killed and another 109 injured in an attack Friday on a Sufi mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region, Egyptian state-run media reported, in what appears to be the deadliest terror attack on Egyptian soil. After at least two explosions, gunmen who were waiting outside th

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 18:15:50

Local Police Department Holiday Beard Challenge

The Headland Police Department is participating in a Holiday Beard Challenge to raise money for the Child Advocacy Center. This event will run through December 31, 2017. All Officers participating will donate $20 as a "buy in" fee, and the Officers will then collect donations throughout December 31

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 17:54:26

Early Morning Shooting at Enterprise Waffle House

Enterprise Police responded to a shooting at the Waffle House on Boll Weevil Circle early this morning. Authorities say the suspect and victim had a verbal and physical altercation inside, which continued into the parking lot. While in the lot, Police say the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot t

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 18:10:25

Police: Man passes counterfeit bills in Dothan

Dothan (WTVY)-- A Headland man is accused of passing counterfeit one hundred-dollar bills with the words "for motion picture use only" inscribed on them. Court records shows James Darn Rife, 41 of Woodland Drive, faces two counts of Possessing a Forged Instrument. Based upon a witness list, he pass

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-23 07:32:00

3 dead, including child, following Dothan wreck

Dothan police have identified three people, including a child, who died after a van struck multiple trees on Wednesday. Officers said a Ford Windstar van traveling westbound on JB Chapman Road left the road and struck the trees on Nov. 17 at 9:10 a.m. The three occupants in the car succumbed to thei


Multiple fatalities in Dothan crash

Authorities are investigating what appears to be a one-vehicle accident on JB Chapman Road in Dothan that claimed three lives. The accident occurred just after 9 a.m. and appears to involve one vehicle. Names of those killed have not been released pending notification of next of kin. More details ar


Sea Turtle Released in Orange Beach After 4 Month Rehabilitation

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - Monday morning was full of cheer on the shores of Orange Beach when a creature of the sea was returned to it's home. Guill, an endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle, was released into the Gulf of Mexico near the Perdido Pass bridge. Guill was found barely clinging to life o


Small-town girl from Alabama expands her horizons, puts up her dukes on MTV's 'Floribama Shore'

She's good with her fists. She knows how to pray. And she can shotgun a beer with the best of 'em. Say hello to Aimee Hall, the Alabama gal on "Floribama Shore." Hall, 25, from Perdido, is one of eight cast members on MTV's new reality series, a "Jersey Shore" reboot that makes its debut on Nov. 2


YLA learns about resumes and interviews

On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interv


GECA to present A Christmas Story

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts next production is bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. Dates for A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd are Thursday through Saturday, November 30, December 1 and 2, 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, matinee at 2 p.m. Cast members are Ralph - Phil Johnson Ralp


Capital murder arrests - Three charged in August shooting

Two men - one already behind bars on a murder charge, the other in jail on burglary charges - and a juvenile have been charged in the violent August home invasion that resulted in the death of 56-year-old Robert Kennedy. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced last week that APD investigators had


BOE votes pay raise - Grissett, Jackson re-elected to top spots

Chairman W.J. Grissett, Vice-Chairman Cindy Jackson The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted Thursday, November 16, to raise their monthly pay from $600 to $800. The recommendation was made by Board Chairman W. J. Grissett as he read remarks seeking re-election to that position: "that the


PCI tribe hosts 47th annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow

The 47th Annual Poarch Creek Indian Thanksgiving Pow Wow will take place this Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation, 6477 Jack Springs Road, near Atmore. The public is invited to enjoy a brilliant display of authentic Native American dress and exhibition dan


Guns in church - ECSO offers training for houses of worship

A seemingly constant stream of multiple shootings in the nation's churches has prompted the Escambia County Sheriff's Office to offer training that will help local houses of worship become better prepared if such an incident were to occur here. "In view of all the shooting that has been going on in


Driver charged after striking disabled SUV being pushed along Route 60

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. - A woman has been charged with reckless driving after police say she struck a disabled vehicle that was being pushed by two people Thursday afternoon. State Police said the crash happened at 2:55 p.m. on Route 60 in New Kent County, near the 9000 block of Pocahontas Trail. Two

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-25 01:18:32

Lunenburg Sees Increases in Property Values Following Reassessment

LUNENBURG - Lunenburg County recently underwent a reassessment of property and improvements with both areas increasing according to Lunenburg County Commissioner of Revenue Liz Hamlett. Mrs. Hamlett addressed the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors last week and noted that there was an overall 7%


Indictments handed down - South Hill Enterprise: News

Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg Grand Jury has handed down in several cases reported through the area. Darius Montrelle Carter, was indicted on Monday on charges of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, Cocaine. The indictment follows an arrest by the Southside Regional Dru


"I can't wait! She's coming right now!": Dad delivers newborn in hospital parking lot

A family from Dinwiddie has a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Less than 24 hours ago, their newborn daughter was delivered by her own father in Chippenham Hospital's parking lot. Baby Aveleen proved she is not one to wait! "Are you going to open your eyes?" asked Melissa Bragg to her infa