Flood watch for Southeast Alabama until Sunday evening
A flood watch was issued by the National Weather Service on Friday at 1:31 p.m. in effect until Sunday at 6 p.m. for Coffee, Dale, Henry, Geneva and Houston counties. The weather service comments, "Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible." "Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks,...
Watch: Houston County Sheriff talks about courthouse parking lot gunfire
Donald Valenza spoke to media on details surrounding gunfire near the Houston County Courthouse.
Judge rules against Peanut Festival shooter and his self-defense claims
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A judge denied self-defense claims that Mekhi Lawton, the National Peanut Festival Parade shooter, hoped would clear him of murder and assault charges. “(The defendant’s) motion is denied. However, the defendant may continue to pursue this defense at trial,” Houston County Circuit Judge Todd Derrick ruled.
Fugitive task force nabs Houston County woman
COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - A Houston County woman on the run from out-of-state charges was captured early Wednesday, according to arrest documents. 29-year-old Lindsay Herring Cosby, who lives in Wicksburg, was nabbed by the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force without incident in nearby Coffee County. Walton County, Florida,...
Seminole Tribe’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum To Host Art Basal Pop-Up, Holiday Marketplaces
BIG CYPRESS, FL – The Seminole Tribe of Floridas Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum will participate in Miami Art Week, showcasing a special pop-up exhibit at the Seminole Okalee Indian Village & Venue in Hollywood, Florida on Saturday, December 2. The exhibit marks a milestone for the museum as it debuts at Art Basel for the first time, presenting the exhibit “EeLitchKo” under the category of cultural institutions. Art enthusiasts holding a 2023 Art Basel VIP pass can access this exhibit for free, featuring the latest works from Seminole artists like Samuel Tommie’s dynamic acrylics and Durante Blais-Billie’s intricate natural fiber art. “EeLitchKo” offers a unique chance to engage with Indigenous Floridian artists and their creations. For further details, visit the museum’s website at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Pop-up.
Dothan home demolished but owner never told: Claims
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The city of Dothan ordered the demolition of a home, though the owner was never told of those plans, a lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims. “My client (Jewett Ladon “Don” Goff) did not get notice that his house was going to be destroyed,” attorney Wes Bell said.
This week’s Golden Apple Award Winner is Susan Burgan
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - This week’s Golden Apple teacher of the week comes from Jackson County. “I am a little surprised. It’s an honor to be chosen for this,” said Cottondale High School teacher Susan Burgan. Mrs. Susan Burgan is a world history and psychology teacher,...
The Conasauga River: A Sanctuary of Biodiversity and a Beacon for Conservation
The Conasauga River, flowing through the idyllic setting of Cedarsprings, represents a natural haven for an incredible range of aquatic wildlife. With its origins in the Cohutta Mountains of Northwest Georgia, the river spans an impressive 93 miles, carving its path through the Cherokee National Forest. This biologically rich waterway is home to over 90 fish species and 25 mussel species. The clear waters of the Conasauga invite outdoor enthusiasts to partake in fishing, kayaking, and even snorkeling to observe the bustling aquatic life, while hikers enjoy the Conasauga River Trail, adorned with river fords and cascades.
Jingle All the Way: A Magical Holiday in Jackson County
This season, we invite you to embrace the joy of the holidays and create cherished memories here in Jackson County. Begin your holiday at Powell’s Tree Farm, where you will hear the laughter of families embarking on a timeless tradition. Choose your tradition, whether you prefer the thrill of cutting your own or selecting from pre-cut options. Make this moment a cherished family tradition and capture the essence of the season.
Holiday tradition of the Nutcracker coming to Dothan Civic Center
SEDAC is once again bringing the Nutcracker to life for the Wiregrass December 7 through 10 for their 45th anniversary performance.
Notice of Vulnerability Assessment Virtual Public Meeting
Join us as we plan for a more resilient Jackson County. Jackson County is undertaking a planning effort to tackle current and future flooding challenges for critical infrastructure in our regional communities. We need your input! The County will host a virtual meeting to hear from residents, businesses, and community stakeholders.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Chipley as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Jackson County Invites Local Residents to Discuss Flood Challenges in Virtual Meeting
Jackson County is planning a virtual meeting to talk about current and future flood problems. They want to hear from residents, businesses, and community members to help plan for these challenges. Experts will be there to talk about flood issues, answer questions, and listen to ideas on how to lessen flood risks.
News4 FNF: Kadyn Mitchell named Player of the Year
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - It’s hard to find another Kadyn Mitchell. He’s an all-around athlete and an all-around leader on any team he’s part of. Going 99/127 as starting QB with a 77% completion rate, Mitchell finished with 1,730 yards averaging 173 per game. Mitchell spoke about...
This Place in Dothan, Alabama, is Offering Unforgettable Mexican Delights at La Parrilla
I tried La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant in Dothan and they have a diverse menu of Mexican cuisine. Some dishes are really popular there. They didn't mention prices, but I can tell you about their popular dish called the "Waco Toca."
Frosty morning but an active weather pattern is ahead
DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN)– We have officially hit the freezing mark in the Wiregrass; temperatures hit 32 degrees in the Circle City at 6AM, and we are going to be on the cool side for the rest of our day today. Temperatures are going to climb up into the mid to upper 50s across the Tri-state region and this is going to continue through tomorrow. We are under another freezer warning tomorrow from midnight tonight until 7AM Thursday morning.
Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida promotes $10,000 grants
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Many childcare centers are still struggling with limited monetary support after pandemic-era funding expired earlier this year. However, the Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida is promoting a new state grant program for childcare providers in its service area. “The $10,000 can go towards any...
Holmes County escapes Malone in overtime thriller
BONIFAY, Fla. (WMBB) – The Holmes County boys basketball team defeated Malone on their home court 68-64 in overtime Monday night. The Blue Devils improved to 3-0 and will host Sneads on Thursday, November 30. The Tigers fell to 0-2 and will visit Graceville on Tuesday, November 28.
Dothan could join Houston County in industrial property purchase
City commissioners are expected to vote whether to chip in for the 300 acres purchase on an undisclosed site, which the county already committed $500K towards.
Dothan Homeowner Sues City for Demolishing House Without Notice
A property owner in Dothan is suing the city after his home was demolished without his knowledge. The city claims they followed legal procedures, but the owner's attorney argues that the city failed to properly notify the owner about the planned demolition.