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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.


Dothan woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death indicted on murder charges

A Houston County grand jury indicted a Dothan woman charged with murder in the November death of her boyfriend. Nafeesah Quardirah-Shante Thomas, 26, of Dothan, was indicted March 15 on murder charges after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during an argument just before 2 p.m. on Sunday


Houston County Commission to pay for inmate medical expenses

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A new contract between the Houston County Commission and the Health Care Authority Board has raised some issues with one commissioner. By law, the Houston County Commission is required to pay for inmate medical expenses. However, Houston County District four Commissione


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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.


Missing Dothan teen found in North Carolina

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Dothan Police Department says a 16-year-old who left home on Monday has been found in North Carolina. According to Dothan police, Kendell Morgan Sanders was located on Tuesday and is safe. No other details in the investigation have been released.


Alabama man jailed for scaling kids on purpose

ATHENS, Ala. An Alabama man accused of intentionally scalding two children in a bathtub has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. 33-year-old Derrick Defoe pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of aggravated child abuse just before opening statements in his trial were set to


New CBD store mixes hemp extract with fruit snacks

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the 2018 Farm Bill was finalized in late December, and since then, the CBD market has been booming with motivated entrepreneurs, new businesses and more jobs.


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.


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 man arrested in Dothan’s Friday shooting

A Dothan man was arrested Friday after police say he shot a man multiple times Friday in the 600 block of East Newton Street. Michael Mantez Gibson, 19, is charged with first-degree assault.


County inmate health care pact approved

The Houston County Commission approved a jail inmate health care agreement with the Houston County Health Care Authority Monday, but not without remaining questions and reservations from at least one commissioner.


Family now charged in death of Georgia boy buried in yard

GUYTON, Ga. – Five relatives charged in the death of a Georgia girl now faces charges in the death of her brother as well. The Savannah Morning News reports their father, 50-year-old Elwyn Crocker Sr., their stepmother and three others are each indicted on two charges of felony murder, child cruelty


Middlebrooks had big heart for entire Dothan community

A towering figure in the city’s ballparks and gymnasiums, Dothan’s longest-serving city Recreation Board member, Johnny Middlebrooks, died Monday after a brief illness. He was 80.


Silent Heroes of the Wiregrass - Pilot Club of Dothan

(WTVY) — Wiregrass Electric and WTVY have joined forces to try to recognize the unsung heroes in our area. WTVY and Wiregrass Electric Cooperative is proud to honor the Pilot Club of Dothan as a Silent Hero of the Wiregrass. The Pilot Club Of Dothan has been around since 1945 the club is a huge supp