Sam-I-Am, Thing 1 and Thing 2, the Lorax and other Dr. Seuss characters filled Hidden Lake Elementary School’s halls Friday afternoon as the school held a parade to mark Read Across America.
The Dothan City Commission agreed unanimously Tuesday to spend $108,000 annually on lobbyists. At least one city commissioner believes the city gets its money’s worth, although he said it could be hard to quantify.
A judge denied a Newville man probation Friday ordering him to 5 years in prison for the torture and killing of a dog with a stick and an ax.
Dothan police have arrested two Nashville women on charges they robbed the Pier 1 Imports store located near Wiregrass Commons Mall.
Alabama international exports for 2014 were just shy of a record that was set in 2012.
The Alabama men’s basketball team’s regular season comes to a merciful close Saturday when the Crimson Tide visits Texas A&M (1 p.m., FSN).
ENTERPRISE – Dothan High scored three runs in the top of the 13th inning and held off Enterprise 5-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader on Thursday.
Despite their youth, there seems to be little panic in the Geneva Lady Panthers softball team -- and it showed Thursday night on the road against Northview.
SKIPPERVILLE – With weather conditions better suited to hockey than baseball, Houston Academy coach Tony Kirkland knew a fast start by either the Raiders or Slocomb would be a huge advantage.
As a sports writer, I regularly tune into this area’s only sports talk radio station: 100.1FM/AM 560, also known as “The Ball.” I can’t help myself. I am in this profession for a reason, and it’s because I dearly love it.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors is a program offered through Therapy Dogs International as a way to help children strengthen their reading skills. The Dothan Houston County Library System has implemented the program at the main library downtown and the Westgate Park branch.
For those who don’t remember the 1954 MGM movie musical, “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” will be performed on March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center.
A dance version of "Frozen" and a Mural City Art Walk are among the happenings the Wiregrass.
"Separation of Church and State" as it is used today is not a phrase or even a principle in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, or the Declaration of Independence. The phrase came from the pen of Thomas Jefferson, a man who wasn't even present when the First Amendment was debated. As a matter of fact, he was in France.
I just read an article pertaining to something called VMT (Vehicle Mileage Tax) sponsored in a bill submitted by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon). The bill is called the Road Usage Charge Pilot Program Act, which would give federal funds to those states participating. Those states, in turn, would create a tax on how many miles a person drives, I presume in a year’s time.
Are you aware of the many ways Gov. Robert Bentley and our legislators are proposing to tax our citizens to obtain the $700 million short fall necessary to operate our state this year: doubling the tax on new car sales; increase tobacco tax; increase our taxes to the amounts paid by other states.
Reverend George Albert Thompson, Jr., Minister of the Gospel and a resident of Dothan, died Wednesday afternoon, February 4, 2015, at his home. He was 70. Celebration funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 7, 2015, in the Holman-Headland Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Johnny Fain and Dr. Jerry Grandstaff officiating. Graveside services, with military honors, will follow in the Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Clio. The family will receive friends from 4:30 until 7:00 P.M. Friday at the mortuary in Headland. In lieu of flowers, Rev. Thompson's love for evangelism, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Dothan "Missions Fund", 300 West Main Street, Dothan, AL 36303. Holman-Headland Mortuary 334-693-3371, www.holmanmortuaries.com is in charge of arrangements. Sign a guest book at www.dothaneagle.com.
Jacinthia Patricia Camidge of Hartford, AL passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 at her residence. She was 78 years old. Memorial services will be held at 11 am Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Hartford with Bro. Bruce Spivey officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date in North Syracuse, NY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Camidge; her daughter, Marsha Camidge, and her son, Keith Camidge. Surviving relatives include one daughter, Sandra (Mike) Witter of North Syracuse, NY; one daughter-in-law, Terry Camidge of Hartford, AL; one sister, Jacqueline Hallford of Hartford, AL. Bottoms-Garden Chapel of Hartford 334-588-3250 is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guest book at www.dothaneagle.com.
Jimmy D. (Killer) Kilpatrick, of Abbeville, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at his home. He was 66. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Friday, March 6, 2015, in the Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church with Reverend Chris Dobbs officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Holman-Abbeville Mortuary directing. The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 4:00 P.M. Friday in the church. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 939 Hickory Grove Road, Abbeville, Alabama 36310. Holman-Abbeville Mortuary 334-585-5261, www.holmanmortuaries.com is in charge of arrangements. Sign a guest book at www.dothaneagle.com.