House fire in Dale Co. claims the life of one person, coroner
DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) – A house fire on Monday night has claimed the life of one person in Level Plains. Dale County Coroner John Cawley says the house fire was at a home on County Road 17 in Level Plains and at least one person was rushed to Medical Center Enterprise for treatment. The person was later declared dead by hospital staff.
Dale County fire claims one life
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -One person died late Monday in a Dale County house fire, the coroner, John Cawley, confirmed to News4. The fire happened near Level Plains in the furthestmost part of Dale County, where U.S. Highway 84 and Dale County Highway 1 intersect. Cawley, when reached by News4, had...
Freeze watch issued for Southeast Alabama for Wednesday
The National Weather Service issued a freeze watch at 2:08 p.m. on Monday valid for Wednesday between midnight and 7 a.m. for Coffee, Dale, Henry, Geneva and Houston counties. The weather service comments, "Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 29 degrees possible." "Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive...
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Dale County Today - November 27
The high school basketball season is underway, and if you're looking for how to watch games in Dale County, Alabama today, we've got you covered. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Dale County, Alabama High...
Freeze Warning by NWS
Instruction: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.
Ozark hosts community-wide Thanksgiving dinner
OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) - The Ozark Civic Center was buzzing with the sound of volunteers for a day they had all been waiting for. Pastor Eric Fuller of Ozark Baptist Church worked with Dr. Phil Sims and over 18 other churches to plan the Dale County Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Planning...
Dale County Community Unites to Feed Hundreds for Thanksgiving
Experience the spirit of Thanksgiving in Dale County, where hundreds of volunteers from over 18 churches and organizations unite to feed 1,000 people. Witness the joy of giving, community service, and the difference it makes in the lives of many.
Dale County road cleared after two-vehicle crash
DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A two-vehicle crash that occurred around 6:08 p.m. on Tuesday, has caused a road closure. Both southbound lanes of U.S. 231 at the rest area between Dale County 18 and Dale County 30 in Dale County are currently blocked and will be for an undetermined amount of time.
Portion of Highway 231 closed after Dale County two-vehicle crash
DALE COUNTY, ALA (WTVY) - ALEA now says the scene has been cleared and the roadway is back open. No additional details were released at this time. DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - A portion of U.S. Highway 231 has been closed after a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday evening in Dale County.
Update: Tornado warning in effect for Southeast Alabama
On Tuesday at 5:31 p.m. the National Weather Service issued an updated tornado warning for Dale, Henry and Houston counties. The weather service adds, "Tornado Warning." "At 5:31 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles south of Pinckard, or 9 miles southeast of Daleville, moving northeast at 30 mph," according to the weather service. "Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely."
Updated Tornado Warning Issued for Southeast Alabama: Safety Guide and Precautions
• The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Dale, Henry, and Houston counties in Southeast Alabama. The warning, which was issued at 5:31 p.m., is in effect until 6:15 p.m.
Tornado Warning by NWS
Instruction: TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
DCSO Mounted Posse ‘dedicated to public service’
OZARK -- When Dale County Sheriff Mason Bynum needs to round up a posse, he doesn't have to look far. A volunteer group of 20 men and women muster as the Dale County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse, “dedicated to search and rescue and assisting with community events” in service of the people of Dale County.
MHFSC: Helping families become self-sufficient
OZARK-Helping people become self-sufficient is the end goal of the Mary Hill Family Services Center, Paige Knight told those attending the first Dale County Commission meeting in November. Knight, executive director of the family resource center, thanked commissioners for allowing the agency’s use of the county-owned building located at 204...
Dale County Mourns Loss of Local Man in Tragic Traffic Accident
A somber mood has enveloped the Sylvan Grove Community in Dale County, Alabama, following a tragic traffic accident that resulted in the death of a local man. The Dale County Coroner, John Cawley, has identified the deceased as 60-year-old Philip Smith. The fatal incident occurred on the evening of Thursday, just before 9:00 p.m., when Smith's vehicle, a 2006 Hyundai Elantra, veered off Highway 231 in Midland City, struck a tree, and rolled over.
Victim identified in deadly Dale County crash
DALE COUNTY, Ala (WDHN) — A one-vehicle crash in Dale County has left a Dale County man dead. Dale County Coroner John Cawley identified the victim as 60-year-old Philip Smith of the Sylvan Grove Community in Dale County. Midland City Police Chief Willy Powell says Smith was killed when...
G.W. Long High ranks among the top 10 in the state
DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — G.W. Long High School ranked #6 among the top ten middle schools in the state, according to U.S. News. The rankings were determined by proficiency in mathematics and reading based on state assessment scores as well as how students performed from different socioeconomic backgrounds.