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2 charged with drug distribution

Police recovered suspected marijuana that they say was packaged for sale, as well as a larger bag of the substance and nearly $1,000 after a Georgia State Patrol trooper spotted the items in a large plastic container in the floorboard during a Friday night road check at Dunn Road and Highway 111. Ja

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 02:41:00

1 injured after shooting in Dothan

Dothan police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. According to police, the shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 700 block of S. Range Street. When officers arrived on the scene they found a victim laying on the ground. The victim had what appeared to be a non-life threatenin

WSFA - 2018-03-23 16:44:17

Ozark woman claims $5.3 million from Florida Lotto

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) - People buy lottery tickets from Fortune Liquors in Campbellton every day with hopes of striking it rich. Though chances may be slim... for a Wiregrass woman it was her lucky day. 57-year-old Cassandra Holmes of Ozark won $8 million in last week's drawing of the Florida Lotto.

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:44:00

Truck rolls over legs of woman who fell from the vehicle

This is for Apple and Google only as they have to review the paywall for app submissions A Noma woman was seriously injured in a Wednesday evening vehicle incident in Holmes County. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Katheen Mills, 77, fell out of a 1996 GMC pickup truck she had parked in the d

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-22 23:26:00

Shooting on Range Street in Dothan sends one to hospital

Dothan police investigators responded to a firearm assault in the 700 block of South Range Street Thursday night. One male, 23, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According law enforcement, no arrests have been made at this time and the case is still

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-23 15:12:00

Lumpkin police identify gas station owner arrested for illegal use of gaming machines

LUMPKIN, GA (WTVM) - The Lumpkin Police Department executed a search warrant at a local gas station accused of commercial gambling and arrested the owner of the store. The owner of the store has been identified as Sandhy Aben Patel. On Thursday, March 22, 2018, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, a


Blakely businesses buckle up for 10th annual Peanut Proud festival

BLAKELY, Ga. (WTVY) - Are you Peanut Proud? The city of Blakely most certainly is! "It's who we are. Without the peanut... it's hard to maintain small town business and thrive." Heather Allred is Blakely's "Funny Girl," that's also the name of her restaurant on the square. Allred has been part of t

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-24 00:23:00

Eufaula police searching for burglary suspect

EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) - Eufaula police are searching for a burglary suspect. The police department posted a video of the suspect attempting to cover the surveillance camera. Police say the individual is wanted for questioning about his knowledge of a recent business burglary. Eufaula Alabama Police Dep

WTVM - 2018-03-23 13:21:35

NHS Principal Wants To Stay With DCS

Dr. Charles Corbitt, Jr. submitted his resignation letter to Dothan City Schools on March 13th, but only to resign as the principal of Northview High School. Corbitt expressed interest to be considered for career advancement within the system in his letter. WDHN News requested the resignation letter


Many Job Openings in Dothan

From restaurants to retail if your looking for a job Dothan may have you covered. "Right now there are about thirteen hundred jobs available right here in a 25 mile radius of Dothan," said Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba. Along with the thirteen hundred jobs available, their are still more business either


Shooting threat deemed not credible at Cottonwood High, parents feel left in the dark

COTTONWOOD, Ala. (WTVY) -- Parents are upset after the report of a shooting threat against Cottonwood High School. It all happened Tuesday night and many parents believe they were kept in the dark. Administrators say they may have handled the situation wrong. Superintendent David Sewell says, "We


Unattended pot causes Bainbridge house fire

By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness NewsMarch 22, 2018 BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WCTV) -- A woman was rescued from a home in Bainbridge over the weekend after a pot left cooking on the stove caught fire. Crews with Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a fire alarm call at a home on Edgewood Avenue on Saturd


Fallen soldier lives on through Dothan businessman's brand

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - You'll never see DeWayne McAllister working out at Dothan Athletic Club without reppin' the initials "W-G." "That was his saying, "Weight Gang," all the time," said McAllister. The term comes from his friend Angel Lopez, who loved to say "Weight Gang" all the time. McAlliste


A 91-year-old Alabama woman hired a homeless man to do yard work, and he beat her to death, police say.

DOTHAN, Ala. - A homeless man faces capital murder charges in the brutal murder of a woman Saturday night. Joe Nathan Duncan, 58, of Dothan, is charged for the murder of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler. "Around 8 p.m. Saturday we received a call from the caregiver of Mabel Fowler," Dothan Police Chief Chie


Prank Calls Putting Law Enforcement and Homeowners in Dangerous Situations

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Fake 911 calls are being placed in Dothan, putting law enforcement and homeowners in dangerous situations. It's known as swatting. Individuals place prank calls to emergency services in order to send a large number of armed police officers to a particular address. An incident


Two juveniles arrested for internet scams that led to armed robbery

Two Dothan juveniles were arrested and charged with first-degree robbery Monday afternoon after police responded to a call in the 1300 block of Alexander Drive Monday. According the Dothan Police Department, the victim was responding to an internet sales advertisement. When the victim arrived at an


New details on 91-year-old's murder

Dothan police spent hours Saturday night investigating the death of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler, and in a press conference Monday morning, Chief Steve Parrish said it was a tough case for all involved. "It's one that resonates within our community and reminds us how violent people can be," said Parrish


Murder raises home safety questions

On March 17, 91-year-old Mabel Fowler was found dead in her home after 58-year-old Joe Nathan Duncan, a homeless man she had hired to do yard work, strangled her. Duncan had previous arrests for drug charges and first-degree burglary, but Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish said Miss. Fowler "was murd


APD issues warrants for Mossydale Lane homicide

The Albany Police Department has issued a murder warrant in a September 2017 homicide. Police are now searching for an Americus, man, Leonardo Davinci Bateman, 34. Bateman is about six feet tall and weighs about 190 pounds. Anyone with information regarding Bateman's whereabouts is asked to call the


Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 3-21-18

Palmer Amaranth Control in Cotton in 2018 - Laminated Handout Below is a link to access the 2018 Palmer Amaranth Control in Cotton "laminated handout" which have been distributed for the past several years. Palmer Amaranth Control in Cotton in 2018 2017 UGA Cotton OVT Data Summary Cotton variety se