The Coffee County Sheriff's Office, New Brockton Police Department and New Brockton High School all had something not so good in common early this morning. Vandalism. "The correction officer was making outside rounds, and he heard a racket and located two males that were vandalizing, painting graffiti on vehicles outside," said Chief Deputy R.W. Whitworth with the Coffee County Sheriff’s
The former Dothan Pediatric Clinic Westgate Center has changed their name and added a new specialized doctor. The Westgate Clinic will now have a pediatric neurologist. Doctor Daron Sharpe will be making his way to Dothan from Nashville, where he was trained and served on the faculty board at Vanderbilt. The clinic said they're excited to have a doctor of
"6 a.m. tomorrow to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve!" said Gerry Broughan, the store manager at Kohl's. That's how long Kohl's plans on staying open this holiday season, meaning over 100 hours of around the clock business. "The team is excited...we're excited it was a huge win for us last year and we look forward to having shoppers 24/7 right
"We have a great group of kids that have done a fabulous job this year, and they believe that music comes from the heart, and that's what I teach them," said Matt Davis, a 5th grade math teacher who also started the music enrichment program at South Dale Middle School four years ago. The school's choir visits different communities around
“He had pretty much just came in and wanted to talk to the investigators and tell them about what he had done," said Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson, about the arrest of Christopher Scott Braden, 41. Braden told police he molested two family members. After an investigation, he was arrested and charged with three counts of sexual abuse 1st. "We
The area region bomb squad deals with up to 60 cases a year. To help stay up to date with their tactics the squad attended a three day Post Blast Investigation course put on by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. "The officers will eventually have to deal with some type of these investigations be it in a
The Houston Love Memorial Library Ashford Branch is a staple of the community, according to many residents. But with recent budget cuts Ashford City Council didn't know if they could continue to fund the $20,000 bill. After weeks of the uncertainty people had a chance to take the podium and voice their opinions at Monday nights meeting. Each resident who
A new year often brings new changes, but when it comes to the state budget, not much could change in 2015. State lawmakers say there's a 260 million dollar deficit, and they face the challenge of finding the revenue to lower it. "We've had some one-time money's in the past, but those are no longer available,” said State Representative Barry
Gas prices are getting closer and closer to the $2.00 mark... "That is really, really exciting, especially for travelers," said Roosevelt Godwin. At just $2.17 per gallon the Sam's Club gas station had one of the lowest prices around, the Flying J a close second at $2.19. And people were definitely taking notice. "Now it takes about 27, 28 dollars
WDHN’s Ken Curtis reports former Dothan attorney Mitch McNab has pleaded guilty to dozens of theft and security fraud charges. McNab appeared a short time ago before Circuit Judge P.B. McLaughlin where he spent almost an hour entering the guilty pleas. A motion by District Attorney Doug Valeska to revoke McNab’s bond today and place him in jail was denied.
A Dothan man has been charged with threatening to kill a Dothan school bus driver. Ronald Richard Reneau, 46, is accused of one count of making a terror threat. “There was some type of altercation between Reneau and a teacher and threats were allegedly made toward the bus driver,” said Captain Bubba Ott of the Dothan Police Department. He said
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Blocked entrances, parking lot repaving and major construction equipment paint a picture of Medical Center Enterprise in its current state. All of these features are part of a 1.3 million dollar renovation. Hospital staff say it may disrupt the traffic a little, but it's all for a good cause. "The renovations are just needed to keep the facility looking fresh,
Over 200 officers and 50 agencies were represented today at the 6th Annual Wiregrass Law Enforcement Seminar, and the guest speakers' big focus this year was social media and how law enforcement can use it to keep you safe. "They work with The Fusion Center which is the group that basically helps find people, they are able to help track
A Brundidge man was killed Thursday when the box truck he was driving collided with a pickup truck in Bay County. The Florida Highway Patrol identified the fatality as 75-year old Robert Carlisle. His passenger, 69-year old Carolyn Harris of Shalimar, was seriously injured. Two people in the second truck were injured and two dogs died as a result of
"We are trying to move in a positive way towards really bringing our students up to the level of rigor that is expected of Alabama and that is expected of us nationally,” said Dixie Lavender, the building test coordinator for Enterprise High School. “We want our education level to be nationally recognized." Enterprise high school and other students around the
It took 12 men and about four hours to lay down the floor for Troy University's first basketball game at the Dothan Civic Center. But getting the court down wasn't the only thing that needed to be done. "It takes a whole team of our staff to set up for basketball, and that includes operations, our box office people, our
To see an excerpt of interview with Torrie Ethridge click on the video player above. You can see the interview Friday night at 6:30 on WDHN.
This is an excerpt from an in-depth interview of Torrie Ethridge conducted by WDHN's Ken Curtis. To watch click on video player above. You can see the interview Friday night at 6:30 on WDHN.
Torrie Ethridge, the woman whose testimony led to the termination of Dothan school superintendent Tim Wilder, talks about why she resigned. Click on the video player above to view a clip from an exclusive interview that will air Friday night at 6:30 on WDHN.