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Wreaths delivered to Meadowlawn for Saturday ceremony

Seventy boxes of wreaths from Wreaths Across America reached their final destination Thursday morning at Meadowlawn Memorial Park for an upcoming wreath laying ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-14 12:00:00

Williams likes seeing kids live up to their full potential

Bobby Williams is a ninth through twelfth grade band and music theory teacher at Enterprise High School. He is a 2012 and 2014 graduate of Troy University with a Bachelor sin Music Education and a Master of Science in Education.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-14 12:00:00

Authorities search for escaped Elba inmate

ELBA, Ala. (WDHN) — The Alabama Department of Corrections is searching for an escaped inmate from the Elba Work Release Center. Terrance Leon Couch, 36, escaped from the correctional facility at around 3:40 p.m. Friday. He was imprisoned on a burglary conviction.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-15 01:26:00

Dothan police flock to East Main Street following shooting

A shooting happened around 5:00 this evening at the Walker's Deluxe Motel on East Main Street. Police and emergency personnel responded to the call, surrounding the same. Reports have come in saying one person was fatally shot in the chest, but the release of the victim's name will be done after the

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-15 02:45:00

Brewpub ordinance to be discussed next month

The possibility of allowing micro-breweries and brewpubs in Enterprise will be the topic of a public hearing set for Jan. 2, 2019. Specifically, the Enterprise City Council will decide whether to amend the current Enterprise Zoning Ordinance to permit micro-breweries and brewpubs “in certain zones w

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-13 15:09:00

Library to host local children’s book author for signing

The Enterprise Public Library will be hosting a book signing event with local children’s book author Tim Greathouse on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 3-5 p.m. His two published works, “Christmas Under the Fiery Star” and “Big Yellow Moon” will be highlighted during the event.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-13 15:11:00

Enterprise kicks off its inaugural Christmas Tournament

Thursday night, boys' and girls' basketball action was underway at Enterprise High School with round robin action at the inaugural Enterprise Christmas Tournament. In addition, second-year Wildcat boys' head coach, Rhett Harrelson, received an early Christmas Present From the state's sports writers.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-14 02:37:00

Superintendent: Dothan City School system needs $15 million for school repairs, upgrades

While four of Dothan’s schools will be closing before classes begin next year, a long list of repairs has been identified for those that will remain open, and officials say there is no money to pay for them.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-14 17:48:00

Corrections officer arrested on child pornography charges

Jason Johnson originally hails from Elba, Alabama, and graduated summa cum laude from Troy University in 2011. He’s been a reporter for Lagniappe since 2014, where he covers an array of topics with a focus on county government, local courts and education. Previously, Jason worked for the Southeast S

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2018-12-13 19:08:38

Alabama, Nick Saban sending wrong message by bringing in D.J. Durkin as 'consultant'

If any program in the country doesn’t need former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin’s help to win a national championship, it’s Alabama. And yet, if any program in the country would leap at the opportunity to bring in a coach who disgraced the profession and whose so-called culture might have contributed t

MSN.COM - 2018-12-13 21:53:09

Troy man killed in Coffee County shooting

COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — One man is dead following a physical confrontation at a rural home. Deputies responded to a call about a man being shot on Coffee County Road 306, several miles north of Elba. Dwayne Golden, 56, of Troy was pronounced dead at the scene.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-12-13 00:17:00

Dothan’s alcohol beverage ordinance could change with new year

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - Changes are expected in the new year to Dothan’s alcohol beverage ordinance. City commissioners and the mayor have discussed making tweaks to the current ordinance in their Strategic Planning Meeting. City leaders feel the current language is too broad and unclear.

WSFA - 2018-12-11 00:03:00

FFA lauded at Enterprise Board of Education

“Every one of us had that one teacher that we still remember, that we look back and go ‘Man, they were awesome, they are what made us what we are today.’ There are two of them right here. We have a great program because we have great leaders.” — That was the reaction of Enterprise Board of Education

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2018-12-12 23:37:00

Coffee County grand jury indicts Elba woman on murder charges

ELBA – A Coffee County grand jury indicted an Elba woman on murder charges after striking another woman with her vehicle. An arraignment hearing is set for Jan. 15. Danae Ware, 33, of Elba, was arrested March 28 and charged with the March 27 murder of 20-year-old Tiera Burks.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-11 16:19:00

Alabama man convicted of killing couple next door in 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who killed a couple next door, believing they were responsible for breaking into his home, has been found guilty by an Alabama jury.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-12-14 15:19:28

Black D.A. Kicked Off Alabama Mall Shooting Investigation Because of Old Facebook Photo

As protests cripple the affluent Alabama town where a police officer shot and killed a black man on Thanksgiving night, the state’s attorney general has taken over the investigation, removing the first black man to serve as district attorney in the state’s largest county.

THE ROOT - 2018-12-14 00:00:00

Dothan Tigers win for first time against Barbour County

ENTERPRISE – New Dothan coach B.J. Chitty, who is dealing with an Achilles tendon injury which required surgery on Tuesday, was feeling better about life after the Tigers defeated Barbour County 60-53 Thursday in the Enterprise Christmas Tournament.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-14 02:05:00

Troy man shot dead during altercation

COFFEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A Troy man is dead after an altercation Tuesday night in Coffee County, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed. Authorities say the incident happened in the Lee Community at the home of Joe Glen Lee and involved another man, Dwayne Milton Golden, of Troy.

WSFA - 2018-12-12 21:01:00

ESCC program offers professional certification

A relatively new Computer Information Sciences (CIS) program has been revamped to offer various levels of professional certification, giving Enterprise State Community College graduates a professional edge, according to CIS Instructor Rosalyn Warren.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-12-10 19:42:00

Ex-employee of Alabama KFC robs restaurant with AR-15, police say

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - A south Alabama man, apparently looking for his last paycheck, will need to put it toward his bond payment after police say he showed up at the business armed with an AR-15. Dothan police raced to the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 1800 block of Ross Clark Circle Monday

WSFA - 2018-12-12 18:02:00