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Dothan will hold a big street party for Kelsey Barnard Clark

DOTHAN, Al. It's going to be one of the biggest street parties in the Wiregrass. The city is going all out on March 14th. It's all for KBC restaurant owner and Top Chef finalist, Kelsey Barnard Clark.


Ashford standoff ends with man in custody and no injuries

ASHFORD, Ala (WTVY) - A man is in custody after a Friday night standoff with police in Ashford. Houston County Sheriff Donald Valenza says they’ve arrested Christopher George Knight, 21, of Ashford.


Dothan commissioners meet to work on city's strategic plan

DOTHAN, AL. (WTVY) - It's that time of the year where Dothan commission members are gathering to look at what was accomplished in 2018 and what still needs to be accomplished. Commissioners met with consultant Lyle Sumek Friday morning to discuss how the city will move forward this year.


Trial set for Dothan man charged in 2017 Johnson Homes murder

Preparation is being made for the April 1 trial of a Dothan man charged with murder in the strangulation death of a woman in 2017. The trial of Quderius Ramon Robinson, 24, was rescheduled from Feb. 8 because of a crowded docket.


This is the Dothan school system's time to move forward

This week, I was able to look back at education in the Wiregrass. D.A. Smith’s induction ceremony was a wonderful look into a past fondly remembered by those in attendance. It was a reminder that total integration in public schools took place only 50 years ago. And while it’s important to move forwa


BREAKING NEWS: Standoff in Ashford

ASHFORD, Ala. (WDHN) — Friday evening around 6:00 p.m. Houston County Deputies, ALEA and Ashford Police responded to a call near Old 84 and Bluff Spring Road about shots fired.


US Marshals arrest Alabama murderer, sex offender in Memphis

PIKE COUNTY, AL (WMC) - U.S. Marshals arrested a wanted Alabama man in Memphis last November. 50-year-old Bruce Earl Bogan of Pike County, Alabama was indicted for murder on February 21 by a grand jury.


Mandy is getting married: tips on how to save money before you walk down the aisle

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - Attention all brides! If you are getting ready to plan your dream wedding then tune into WDHN each Wednesday morning at 6 AM for Wedding Wednesday's! Our very own Mandy McQueen is getting married this year and will be talking with local professionals and brides about a variety


A Dothan chef is now a "Top Chef" finalist.

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A Dothan chef is now a "Top Chef" finalist. KBC’s Kelsey Barnard Clark has made it into the finals of the cooking competition. Thursday night, supporters showed up again in downtown to cheer her on.


Oyster shucking 101 at Hunt's Restaurant

DOTHAN, Ala. - In this installment of "A Day in the Life of", News 18's Mandy McQueen and Tonya Pruitt, went to Hunt's Restaurant to find out how they fared as oyster shuckers.


Former Democrat Majority Leader of Alabama Senate arrested

CULLMAN – A former Democrat Majority Leader of the Alabama Senate was arrested on Friday after being indicted by a Cullman County grand jury for three counts of theft in the first degree, according to The Cullman Tribune.


WDHN Storm Team: Slight Chance of Rain Friday Afternoon

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The patchy fog we saw this this morning will start to dissipate as things start to warm up, bring us mostly cloudy weather. However, as we move into the afternoon hours, there will be a slight chance of rain, with a 20 percent chance of precipitation.


Police investigate two bodies found in East Alabama creeks

A body of an adult female was found in a Lee County creek just after noon on Friday. Meanwhile in Lanett, a body was reported in the creek near Alfred Lyons Bridge. Initial investigation has not revealed anything that would indicate a connection between the two instances, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jone


Appeal claims Dothan sergeant violated man’s rights in fatal officer-involved shooting

The legal representative of a man shot and killed by a Dothan animal services officer argued on appeal recently that the officer violated the man’s right to be free from excessive use of force.


Alabama mail carrier pleads guilty to feeding dog nail-laced meatballs

An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge for feeding a dog meatballs laced with nails in 2017 when she worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Susanna Burhans was sentenced to 10 days in jail, 50 hours of community service and two years of probation, court records show. She will s


What's Good in the Neighborhood: Man bridges past, present and future residents

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Most people try to spend as little time in cemeteries as possible, but one Dothan man has dedicated years to local cemeteries. Allan Kramer, a former city of Dothan employee, is spending his retirement roaming around Dothan's two cemeteries.


Baseball roundup: Northview rallies to beat Opelika

John Curtis Summerford’s two-run double capped a five-run bottom of the seventh to give Northview a come from behind 7-6 win over Opelika at the Terry Sikes Memorial Tournament in Troy Friday night.


New charges filed against Alabama teacher accused of rape

WEDOWEE, Ala. — New charges have been filed against an Alabama high school teacher accused of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old student. Al.com reports authorities on Thursday announced 30-year-old David Brenton Burkhalter is now charged with second-degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and school employe


Spaghetti luncheon funds Dothan Leisure Services

DOTHAN, AL. (WTVY) - Whether you were dining-in or taking out, the Dothan Civitan Club and Dothan Leisure Services was ready to serve up a hot plate of spaghetti. The plate included: bread, a brownie, and of course spaghetti for only $7.


Jail escapee sought in northwest Alabama

Authorities in northwest Alabama are asking the public to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate. Richie Oneal Landers, a 45-year-old from the Hodges area of Franklin County, escaped the local jail around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. Landers is described as a white man with brown hair and