Through a partnership of preparation, Skills USA helps students and teachers build a skilled workforce, and Carroll High School students are making good use of all it has to offer. "I actually moved schools to come to Carroll so I could be a part of this institution and be able to have the credentials to put me straight into work,"
Dr. Kenneth Varner is no longer a candidate to be superintendent of Dothan City Schools. Varner was hired last week to take over Brewton City Schools. Varner had most recently served as a superintendent for Tallassee City Schools. His contract with the school system was not renewed on a 4-3 vote in March. Varner's contract was set to expire in
There is major damage to several hundred houses in Dothan after the Saturday's storm. Many were left without power for hours, but some were less fortunate than others. Many people had broken tree limbs and storm debris in their yard, but others can now see the sky where there should be a roof. "I knew it was a tree,” said
Sen. Del Marsh said today that choices must be made and options should be looked at in regards to a shortfall in Alabama's General Fund Budget. Those options include gaming and a lottery for the state. "I asked Auburn University to look at if the state of Alabama...if we had gaming in the state...if the four facilities that are already in the
MIAMI, OK.--- Men will walk in red high heels at the Ottawa County Community Crisis Center's "Kick Up Your Heels" event. The event is held inside the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Student Activity Center Gym starting at 5 p.m. Admission is free, however, donations are being accepted. Heels will be provided, but you can bring your own, or bring a sign
Wiregrass Park will serve as a feeding station for those who still have no power in the aftermath of weekend storms. The shelter will open at 5:00 p.m. Monday. A previous report that there would be overnight shelter and showers available was erroneous. There will be only food served. Other shelters include Harbor Church on North Foster Street and the
HOUSTON COUNTY ANNOUNCES DEBRIS PICKUP PLAN As has been our policy in previous storm situations, Houston County Road and Bridge and Sanitation will be picking up debris created by Saturday night’s storm at no charge to our citizens. The damage is so widespread, the pickup will be county wide but the debris must be a result of Saturday night’s severe
Assignment Manager Stephen Crews got these photos on Sunday of storm damage in and around Geneva.
Assignment Manager Stephen Crews took these photos this morning on his drive from Geneva to Dothan.
Additional crews are being sent to Dothan to help restore power to home and businesses still in the dark. District 5 city commissioner Beth Kenward said the crews should help speed up the process. The number of people without electricity continues to dwindle but there is still some number—in the thousands—that don’t have power. Kenward said everything is being done
Dothan city schools have canceled classes Monday because of problems caused by severe storms, including a possible tornado that struck the city Saturday.Interim Superintendent Todd Weeks said only 12-month personnel and CNP’s should report for duty. Meanwhile, Houston County Schools will be open.Superintendent Tim Pitchford said all county schools have power permitting a normal schedule.
WDHN's Valencia Jones took these photos of damage on Chickasaw Street this morning. Dr. Frank Crockett is out raking up leaves after two trees fell, damaging his Mercedes and Lexus, which you can barely see, and also causing roof damage. No one was hurt.
Valencia Jones spent the morning viewing some of the hard hit areas in Dothan. Here are some of her photos from St. Andrews Street.
The WDHN News team has been out and about all day gathering new photos and information on yesterday's storms that ripped through the area.
Call it luck or divine intervention, one Dothan girl is lucky to be alive after a falling tree crushed a car next to the van she was sitting in at the time. This occurred near Rip Hewes Stadium on Garland Street. Click on video player above the story to see video and eyewitness account.
Valencia Jones took these photos of damage on Helen Drive here in Dothan.
Viewer photos continued to come in this morning from around the area...including Hartford. A special thanks to Joanna Hall Kanis for these photos.