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Dothan man collects supplies for Hurricane Michael victims

DOTHAN, Ala. - Marcus Taylor is just one of many who have decided to collect donations for Hurricane Michael victims and he told me that he decided to do this because he knows those in Florida need food, water, and other supplies.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-10-20 00:06:01

Charges reduced for former Dothan resident at victim’s request

Ryan Ricardo Green, 32, originally pleaded guilty to two felony charges in October of 2017 for first degree assault and attempting to elude an officer.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-19 15:31:00

21-year-old killed in crash on Highway 231

Authorities say Heather Denise Brantley, 21, was killed when the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt she was driving left the highway and overturned. (Source: Raycom News Network)

WSFA - 2018-10-19 16:26:00

WDHN Storm Team: Warm Saturday, Cool Sunday

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - A strong cold front will be moving into the region on Saturday. Ahead of the frontal passage, conditions will be warm and humid with a few showers. Late in the day, cooler and drier air will be moving into the southeast. Sunday morning will be in the 50s and then Monday will be

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-10-19 23:36:01

Dothan Police Department, Dothan Police Foundation join forces to help fellow law enforcement agencies

The Dothan Police Department and the Dothan Police Foundation are helping their fellow law enforcement personnel in the Florida panhandle by collecting food, donation, and supplies for those affected by Hurricane Michael.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-18 14:46:00

BREAKING: Houston County deputies involved in high-speed chase toward state line

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DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-10-18 19:52:39

Dothan Rescue Mission purchases former Eagle Eye Outfitters building, relocating one of its thrift stores

The ministry that serves the homeless and destitute recently purchased property at the corner of North Cherokee Avenue and Ross Clark Circle, the former Eagle Eye Outfitters building, for $787,000. Dothan Rescue Mission executive director Brad Hardy said his organization has been saving money for th

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-19 17:13:00

NPF Fairgrounds set up as largest disaster relief staging area Dothan has seen in decades

Some 3,000+ linemen and power crews from all over the country have been camped out at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan in trailers since last Thursday morning. There here as you probably already know, to help with restoration efforts due to Hurricane Michael.


Feds seek bond revocation of man caught with card skimming device

According to court documents, prosecutors are seeking to detain Darryl Urgelles Mestre until he is tried for aggravated identity theft, possession of device making equipment, and possession of a controlled substance.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-19 14:47:00

Dothan school hosts Officer Appreciation Day

DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) --Dozens of first responders from various law enforcement agencies in the Wiregrass came by Emmanuel Christian School.It was the 3rd annual Officer Appreciation Day, but it took on a new meaning.Emmanual Student Vice President, Macey Triplett said, "I know that Hurricane Michael ha

WTVY.COM - 2018-10-19 17:28:00

Dothan Houston County EMA asking for local damage reports

The Dothan Houston County EMA asks that anyone with damage to their residence, trees through homes, holes in roofs, leaking, considerable shingles off or other damages, send photos and name, address, and phone number toema@houstoncounty.orgas soon as possible.


Gordon mayor accused of stealing hurricane supplies from senior center

Some residents are fed up with Melton who, according to citizens, not only left town during Hurricane Michael but allegedly took two cases of water for himself from the senior center.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-10-18 23:19:36

FEMA damage assessment begins in Wiregrass

According to Dothan Houston County EMA Director Chris Judah, assessment teams will be doing preliminary damage assessments through Sunday. Later, individual assessors will be in the area making door-to-door visits to those who received damage from Hurricane Michael.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-18 16:37:00

Gulf Power estimated restoration times shortened for some customers in hardest hit areas

The full strength of Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on the electric infrastructure including distribution lines, transmission lines and substations. As the Gulf Power storm restoration team continues to rebuild and repair the damage, they have been able to provide a shortened restoration time for p

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-10-18 13:41:35

Dothan teacher helping Jackson County

They plan on going back Friday with more donations from the community... and this time, they hope to feed around 1,500 people.Singley is collecting donations in the parking lot of Dothan's southside Walmart.

WTVY.COM - 2018-10-18 18:50:00

WDHN Storm Team: Great weather for Friday

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - Friday afternoon is going to be pretty nice in the Wiregrass. Highs will be in the upper 70s to lower 80s. A strong cold will move in on Saturday and we will have the coolest mornings since April for Sunday and Monday. By the middle part of next week, rain and storm chances wi

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-10-19 03:38:47

Dothan getting first stand-alone Starbucks, Jersey Mike’s Subs

Starbucks, the world’s most prominent coffee shop retailer, has operated in Dothan for several years in the Target retail store in the Dothan Pavilion. Barnes and Noble Booksellers serves Starbucks coffee in its café. Southeast Health has recently announced Starbucks will operate a shop in its hospi


Hurricane notebook: 8 Houston County roads remain closed

Eight Houston County roads are currently closed, primarily due to drain or culvert damage caused by falling trees, said County Engineer Barkley Kirkland.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-18 21:36:00

FEMA damage assessment teams start surveying and estimating losses in Houston County

Houston County EMA Director, Chris Judah says, "They're going to get that data back to us so we can fill in the gaps and spreadsheets and the things FEMA needs to know - if we are meeting our thresholds that we have and filling in all of the blanks so that they can make sure we have the right declar

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-10-18 20:32:48

Reward offered for wolf that escaped when hurricane hit

CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) — An animal preserve is offering an $800 reward for the return of a wolf named Tahané that escaped as Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle.In a video posted on Facebook , Seacrest Wolf Preserve co-owner Cynthia Watkins pleaded for the public’s help in finding the