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Deal or no Deal: Will Georgia's governor visit Early County?
BLAKELY, Ga. (WDHN) — As of Monday morning, much of Early County is still without power, and it will be some time before the county's grid will be totally restored.
Jury selection starts in Deandra Lee’s triple capital murder trial
LOWNDES COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The trial of triple capital murder suspect Deandra Lee hasn’t started, but jury selection is underway. The trial could begin on Monday, according to the Lowndes County clerk’s office.
Gordon citizens accuse mayor of neglecting town during hurricane
GORDON, Ala. (WDHN) — The people of Gordon are enraged after Mayor Elbert Melton, they said, left before the storm hit.
Updated area closings, resources available and power outages due to Hurricane Michael
Georgia Powerhas restored power to 97 percent of customers, or more than 375,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Michael. Restoration is expected to be completed in the Albany area this evening and in the Bainbridge area by tomorrow night.
Local business giving hot meals to the community.
ASHFORD, Ala. (WTVY) -Two local business owners teamed up to give hot meals to those that need them.Slay All Day Pressure Washing and Browns Pro Landscape gave away hot dogs and hamburgers in the Alfa Insurance parking lot in Ashford on Monday.Many in Ashford haven't seen a hot meal in days, so this
Food, Water & Hot Meals
ALABAMAHouston CountyFood is available at the Houston County Farm Center. The Farm Center is located at 1701 East Cottonwood Road in Dothan. Go to the Ross Clark Circle entrance in the metal building next door to the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs.Planet Fitness is welcoming anyone impacted
National Guard called to Cuthbert, GA to assist in Hurricane Michael relief efforts
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - “One community, one heartbeat” is what the handwritten sign reads outside Nellie Packard’s Vintage Store in the square of Cuthbert.It’s a testament and encouraging message, for the many people coming together following Hurricane Michael, all dealing with a disaster rare to the
State requests continuance in murder case due to unexpected hardships facing many potential jurors
Jeffrey Lloyd Culpepper was scheduled to appear before Houston County Circuit Judge Kevin Moulton this week for a jury trial in the murder of Cecil Lamont Johnson, 48, of Dothan, who was killed in an altercation with Culpepper outside Sandher’s Grocery in the 100 block of Third Avenue on Jan. 16 of
More than 2,500 Wiregrass Electric Cooperative members without power
About 200 people whose power had been restored lost power Monday evening when a semi-truck caught a low-hanging phone cable and caused major damage, breaking two power poles and damaging four others. The accident caused 200 additional members to lose power, and crews had to be dispatched to make rep
WDHN Storm Team: Showers move in Tuesday
DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN) - The next few days will be pretty warm with highs in the 80s with some showers. By the end of the week, conditions will be a little cooler, but as we head into next week, that is when some significantly cooler temperatures will be expected. Lows will be in the 50s and even 40s fo
Cleanup efforts continue throughout Bainbridge, Decatur County - The Post-Searchlight
The City of Bainbridge, Decatur County and dozens of other agencies are continuing to put forth maximum effort to restore power, clean debris and remove trees and limbs from roads.Restoration work began last Wednesday night after Hurricane Michael churned through as a Category 3 storm, bringing sust
'It really hurt my heart': Local Red Cross director describes hurricane relief trip
Kalen Collins, Executive Director of the Northeast Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross, snapped photos as she was working in Dothan, Alabama.
POWER UPDATE: Dothan Utilities reports all major lines repaired
DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — In the latest power completions, Dothan Utilities has announced that all major power lines and feeders have been repairs.
Monday Hurricane Michael Notebook: Power near full restoration in Dothan
Five days after Hurricane Michael knocked out power to about 24,000 Dothan Utilities customers, DU director Billy Mayes said Monday afternoon he expected the number to fall to 500 by that evening.
Couple who canceled dream wedding on Panama City Beach wed amidst damage in Marianna
“It turned out so amazing. So beautiful. And it was just uplifting in this time, you know? It was really helpful," said CJ.
What caused Hurricane Michael's devastating path through the Florida Panhandle?
From a meteorologist’s perspective, the question is not whether Hurricane Michael was the storm of a lifetime for the Florida Panhandle. The question for places likeMexico Beach,Panama City,Port St. Joe,Blountstown,Marianna, and many others is how many lifetimes have passed since a storm like this o
Man shot, killed Saturday night
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was shot and killed near South Hull Street at West Jeff Davis on Saturday night, Montgomery Police said.Police responded at about 10 p.m. to a report of shots fired, and when they arrived they found a man who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.He was pronounced dead at
Eighty-five miles from home with an infant and only $15, she runs out of gas and diapers. Which does she buy?
Lensira Jackson was 85 miles from home with her infant daughter, $15, no gas and no diapers.She had taken daughter Arlana to visit friends in Albany, and run short of necessities:“I ran out of gas, and she ran out of diapers at the same time. ... Should I get the gas or get the diapers? I was using
Saturday evening power restoration update: 7,000+ without power in Dothan
Utility damage assessments continue along with significant clearing activities along Oppert Road and in the Garden District area. Six electric crews have worked diligently with four mutual aid crews from Riviera, Opelika, Sheffield, and Cullman. Additional support providing essential tree cutting
Sunday power outage update for Wiregrass residents
From the latest reports, Wiregrass Electric Cooperative has 5,492 members left without power spread across Covington, Henry, Houston, Dale and Geneva counties.