"Right after the grand jury, that's when they called me into this room and said, 'You know, you just perjured yourself.' And I was like, what are you talking about?” said State Representative Barry Moore, R-91st District, who said the meeting after the grand jury proceeding was the first time he realized he could be charged with a crime. After
After a years worth of planning the National Peanut Festival is open for business. There are rides, games, fair food and fun attractions, so what more could you ask for? With over 180,000 people visiting the fairgrounds it may be difficult to park. Although, it may take a while getting in the gates there are thousands of parking spots avaliable.
Alabama State Senator Rusty Glover wants yearly time changes to stop, and for the state to stay in Daylight Saving Time year-round. What this essentially means is longer days and never having to worry about changing your clock back. Glover plans to introduce a bill in the March 2015 Legislative Session, right in time for the state to change the
For 25 years Faith Serafin has been communicating with the afterlife, and she now does so for a living. Together with the Alabama Paranormal Research Team and Alabama Ghost Hunters, she investigates things that go bump in the night. And spends lots of time answering questions from the curious. "Is it a gift or a curse? That's always the question.
It's the one night children are allowed to run door to door asking for candy. Halloween night brings lots of excitement and fun activities for families, but it can also be dangerous if you're not careful. Local law enforcement said the first rule of safety is traveling in a group. "Going up to random people's homes you don't know what
For the 16th year, the Coffee County Family Services Center has brought women and speakers together for their Breast Cancer and Women's Health Forum. It's a forum to raise awareness for breast cancer and other health issues. The event, held today at the Enterprise City School Service Center, was organized to raise awareness and promote healthy lifestyles. "Because of Family
Current State Representative for House District 85 Dexter Grimsley is seeking re-election. He believes a plan with no direction is only an idea, and with four years under his belt he knows there are still some things to continue to work on. "We're going to continue to work on first of all education for the children in this district, of
A Houston County woman was arrested Thursday on charges she embezzled from a Dothan church where she worked. Police say Rhonda Sue Kidder, 43, of Rehobeth stole several thousand dollars from the Episcopal Church of the Nativity during a three year period. Dothan police sergeant Maurice “Mac” Eggleston said it’s believed Kidder embezzled more than $20,000 in 2011. He said
A Dothan woman convicted in the hot car death of her child has been arrested for illegal drug possession. Court records show Stephanie Ann Coogle was taken into custody Wednesday on a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge. Captain Bill Rafferty of the Houston County Sheriff’s Office said the illegal drug was found earlier this year inside the automobile Coogle was
A former Dothan attorney was convicted Wednesday of resisting arrest. Mark Overall was fined $50 and ordered to pay court costs. The charge was filed after Overall was found in contempt of court July 29, 2013 by Circuit Judge Michael Conaway. Courthouse security officer Eric Paul said Overall resisted when he attempted to take the attorney into custody on the
With several new developments underway, Ozark has not set it's sights on yet another project. It's called the Downtown Streetscape Project, and it involves the canopies and the lighting on East and South Court Squares. "Several years ago, the canopies were replaced on North Court Square and West Court Square, which is Broad Street and Merrick Avenue, and this just
Text messages sent and received by the two people involved in Dothan’s superintendent scandal have surfaced. The messages do not implicate Tim Wilder of any wrongdoing according to those who have viewed them. The messages are from the time former school system employee Torrie Ethridge interviewed for a job in early July until September 17. There were more than 400
It's being called the future of operation for vehicles. Compressed natural gas is a replacement for gasoline and the largest station that sells this type of fuel recently opened in Dothan. Not only is the county expecting to see an increase of drivers stop to fill up, but they're thinking about converting their city and county vehicles to compressed natural
You could feel the excitement in the air and also see the hard work that goes into making the National Peanut Festival happen, even just two days before. Rides, food and sights are what everyone is looking forward too...including those who put it all together. "Preparations are going great. We had a very good move in here from Pensacola and
Halloween is quickly approaching, and with it landing on a Friday this year, it’s likely to mean a very busy weekend that’s already packed with fall festivities and the Georgia-Florida football game. All of these events mean more cars on the road. This Halloween, many people will be celebrating with alcohol. As you carve your pumpkin or pick out a
After months of meetings, discussions and traffic and tree studies, members of the Eufaula community met yet again with the Alabama Department of Transportation in Montgomery today in hopes of preventing their efforts to turn the two lane North Eufaula Avenue into four lanes. "I feel positive and optimistic. I think that together we'll work out the best solution for
Funeral services are scheduled Friday for a Dothan police officer who died this week while on duty. Sgt. Jeffrey Garrett collapsed Monday while jogging at Westgate Park. He was participating in a department physical fitness program that allows officers to exercise during their shift. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation
There's a lot of history in the small town of newton, but it's the story of william "Bill" Sketoe that draws in people from all over. As the story goes, Sketoe traveled home from the Civil War to take care of his sick wife. He supposedly paid someone to take his place in the war, which was legal, but some
"I'm absolutely outraged and appalled that this would be put before the eyes and put into the hands of our children," said Barbara Moore, a grandmother of two young Dothan City School students. The flyer is for a S.A.F.E forum, meaning Suicide Awareness for Everyone. It is bright yellow with a picture of a young boy on it. The handout was
Enterprise Police say they responded Monday night to an armed robbery call at Pizza Hut. Upon arrived they discovered a pizza delivery guy was robbed at gunpoint while making a delivery. Investigators say it all happened in the 100 block of Bell Street. The delivery guy was approached by a black male wearing a hoodie with "Alabama" across the front.