Dothan, ALwtvy.com

Rylann Day’s Make a Wish Journey: One year later

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - One year ago Rylann Day’s wish was granted during our Wishes are Waiting Telethon. Now, a year later she has another wish. In 2018, Rylann Day got sick and found out she had an enlarged heart needing a heart transplant in order to survive. The emotions...
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Dothan, ALDothan Eagle

Best Bets

The DAV van service for local veterans will make runs to Montgomery and Tuskegee on Mondays and Fridays. The van will leave from the Hardee’s restaurant on Rucker Boulevard in Enterprise at 5 a.m. and from the Dothan Civic Center at 5:30 a.m. Due to COVID restrictions, there is only space for four riders each trip. Veterans who need rides to VA hospitals in Montgomery or Tuskegee can call 334-308-2480 to reserve a seat on the Enterprise van or 334-446-0866 for the Dothan van.
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Dothan, ALwtvy.com

Wish kid Hayden Farmer dreams of a white Christmas in NYC

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Wishes are expected to be granted this year and wish kid Hayden Farmer has been patiently waiting for her wish to be granted after COVID-19 put a stop to Make A Wish efforts. Between cheerleading, playing tennis and spending time with loved ones Hayden Farmer is...
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Boys & Girls Club have last talent show of the summer

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — As summertime wraps up, the Dothan Boys and Girls Club is continuing to provide summer activities for their kids with their “Battle of the Ages” talent show. For three weeks, kids in each age group put together a skit and/or dance to perform. They showcased their...
Dothan, ALwdhn.com

Donating blood could save the life of someone in your community

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — In response to the nation’s severe blood shortage, Southeast Health teamed up with LifeSouth Community Blood Center to hold a blood drive Wednesday afternoon. Due to multiple illnesses, there has been an uptick in the usage of blood in local hospitals. LifeSouth Mobile Team Supervisor, Tara...
Dothan, ALDothan Eagle

Best Bets

The DAV van service for local veterans will make runs to Montgomery and Tuskegee on Mondays and Fridays. The van will leave from the Hardee’s restaurant on Rucker Boulevard in Enterprise at 5 a.m. and from the Dothan Civic Center at 5:30 a.m. Due to COVID restrictions, there is only space for four riders each trip. Veterans who need rides to VA hospitals in Montgomery or Tuskegee can call 334-308-2480 to reserve a seat on the Enterprise van or 334-446-0866 for the Dothan van.
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Dothan, ALwdhn.com

Dothan church plans to go back to strict COVID-19 guidelines

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Over the past couple of months, many churches in the Wiregrass have returned to fully in-person services as COVID-19 cases began to decline. Now with the Delta variant surging, one local church is seeing the effects in its congregation. “We’ve had more cases that we are...
Graceville, FLDothan Eagle

Graceville Harvest Fest set for October

The Graceville Harvest Festival is back after a three-year hiatus brought on by Hurricane Michael and the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s coming back strong on Oct. 16, organizers say: Some 300 cars are expected to be on display in the vintage vehicle section of the festival grounds, there will be live entertainment, vendors will set up on the festival grounds at the Factory Stores of America Mall, and the traditional parade is also on.
Dothan, ALwdhn.com

The Wiregrass United Way preparing to launch Pacesetter Kickoff

Dothan Ala. (WDHN) — A local nonprofit announced when it is beginning its annual fundraising campaign involving local businesses. The Wiregrass United Way will set into motion its “Pacesetter” kickoff on Tuesday, August 3rd, at the wiregrass rehabilitation center at eight-thirty in the morning. Folks at this launch will be...
Cowarts, ALwdhn.com

Wiregrass senior center opens back up with a free meal

COWARTS, Ala. (WDHN) — With more senior centers opening back up since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cowarts Senior Citizens Center is up and running once again. The center celebrated its reopening Monday afternoon by serving a hot meal to the community of Cowarts. The new center director says she is...
Daleville, ALsoutheastsun.com

First Library Foundation fundraiser a success

Who started the first Daleville library? What was Daleville’s football team originally called? Where was Daleville Baptist Church originally located?. Those were some of the questions for those participating in the Family Fun Walk or Ride Scavenger Hunt Saturday, July 24. The questions were printed on a map given to each of the participants directing them on a trail through the historic section of Daleville, to include South Daleville Avenue, Warhawk Drive, Donnell Boulevard and Culpepper Street.
Enterprise, ALDothan Eagle

Enterprise YMCA campers participate in VBS, Operation Christmas Child

Enterprise YMCA summer Campers participated in vacation Bible school and Operation Christmas Child, courtesy of St. Luke United Methodist Church. YMCA Executive Director Richard Pipkin thanked the church for allowing them to be a part of the events once again. Registration is now for after school camp, preschool, fall soccer and tennis. For more information, contact the YMCA at 334-347-0214. Pictured are YMCA Executive Director Richard Pipkin, Operation Christmas Child Director Tracy Bullinger, St. Luke United Methodist Church volunteers Sonya Helms, Collin Tullis, Bennett Templeton, Samantha Sykes, Jenny Brown, YMCA Summer Camp Director Lydia Cartmill and camp counselors with the summer campers. Not pictured is Jenn Knox.
Graceville, FLDothan Eagle

The Nelons to sing at Damascus Baptist in Graceville

The Nelons will sing at Damascus Baptist Church in Graceville on Sunday, Aug. 15. The Grammy-nominated nationally known gospel group has won multiple Dove Awards. The local performance begins at 10 a.m. in the worship service. The church is located at 5083 State Road 77, Graceville. The group was formed...
Enterprise, ALsoutheastsun.com

CHURCH BULLETIN

Editor’s note: The public is invited to the events published in the church calendar unless otherwise stated. Deadline is Friday at 5 p.m. for the next week’s paper. Chancellor Assembly of God Church will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 8, beginning at 10 a.m. Singing will be by “The Giles Family” from Ozark. Bringing the message will be Jerrod Jennings followed by lunch in the Fellowship Building.
Enterprise, ALDothan Eagle

Hawkins speaks to Luncheon Pilot Club of Enterprise

Jacque Hawkins was a recent speaker at the Luncheon Pilot Club of Enterprise (LPCE) meeting regarding serving as their delegate to the Pilot International 100th Anniversary Annual Convention and Leadership Conference at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The conference celebrated 100 years of friendship and service and recognized clubs for their participation during the past year.
Enterprise, ALsoutheastsun.com

SUN BRIEFS

On Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 6-9 p.m., community members are invited to join forces with the Enterprise Police Department for National Night Out (NNO) at Enterprise City Hall. NNO is a nationwide annual event to promote crime prevention by heightening crime awareness, generating support for crime prevention, strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community relationships; and sending a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. National Night Out is a great way to meet community members and meet your local police officers.
Dothan, ALDothan Eagle

Best Bets

The DAV van service for local veterans will make runs to Montgomery and Tuskegee on Mondays and Fridays. The van will leave from the Hardee’s restaurant on Rucker Boulevard in Enterprise at 5 a.m. and from the Dothan Civic Center at 5:30 a.m. Due to COVID restrictions, there is only space for four riders each trip. Veterans who need rides to VA hospitals in Montgomery or Tuskegee can call 334-308-2480 to reserve a seat on the Enterprise van or 334-446-0866 for the Dothan van.
Blakely, GAearlycountynews.com

CHURCH NEWS

New Prospect African Methodist Episcopal Church on Columbia Hwy, Blakely will be hosting our Annual Revival Wednesday, July 28-30, 2021 at 7 p.m. nightly.