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Middlebrooks had big heart for entire Dothan community  Dothan Eagle

A towering figure in the city's ballparks and gymnasiums, Dothan's longest-serving city Recreation Board member, Johnny Middlebrooks, died Monday after a ...

It's official: Dothan High School Wolves  Dothan Eagle

With a strong nod to tradition combined with a decided turn toward the future, students representing two high schools (for now) came together Tuesday to ...

Reflections from first class to integrate Dothan High School  WSFA

Dothan City Schools work to restructure and shift students...members of the first class who integrated dothan high school reflect on their experiences.

Dothan business owners support consolidation, Dothan High School name change  Dothan Eagle

While adjustments will have to be made, a pair of local business owners said Wednesday they support the renaming of Northview High School to Dothan High ...

Board approves name for Dothan's new junior high school  Dothan Eagle

The new name came from a strong recommendation from Dothan City School Superintendent Phyllis Edwards and next year's junior high principal, Darius ...

Dothan High School versus Northview High rivalry game  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN Ala.(WTVY)- A game many say is the highlight of the season Dothan High School versus Northview High School. DHS Father James Ford said, "I feel ...

Merger will bring rival sports programs at Northview and Dothan into one school  Dothan Eagle

For two of the veteran coaches, the decision Monday by the Dothan City School Board to consolidate the programs at Dothan and Northview was met with ...

Dothan High School concert benefitting local veterans with help of 15 Wiregrass schools  Dothan Eagle

For the third year, Dothan High School is hosting a benefit concert to raise money for Hits for Heroes, a local organization benefitting veterans. This year's event ...

Dothan City Schools moves forward on system renovations  WSFA

As Dothan City Schools moves forward on school consolidation plans for next year, they are also taking on major renovations.

Northview and Dothan High Schools help tornado victims  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, AL. (WTVY) - The Wiregrass is once again stepping up to help those in need. Northview High School Band Boosters have set up a trailer at Rural King ...

Superintendent: Many Dothan school change decisions have already been made; but many more are ahead  Dothan Eagle

Change is moving throughout the Dothan City School system quickly but carefully, the system's superintendent said Monday.

Dothan City Schools seek to make BSN Sports exclusive provider of athletic uniforms  Dothan Eagle

Dothan Preparatory Academy and Dothan High School seek to make BSN Sports their exclusive provider for athletic uniforms with contracts ready to be ...

Dothan City Schools to vote on new high school name, mascot  Dothan First

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan City Schools will soon decide on what its newly unified high school will be like, according to their next meeting's agenda.

Dothan School system to cut support staff  Dothan Eagle

After analyzing Dothan City School needs following reorganization, the school board has declared a reduction in workforce (RIF) is necessary for the coming ...

New Dothan Wolves football team will play spring game against powerhouse Hoover  Dothan Eagle

The public's first view of the new Dothan Wolves football team will come this May --- and it will come against a state heavyweight at Rip Hewes Stadium.

Consolidation of Dothan, Northview high schools could benefit workforce development, dual enrollment programs  Dothan Eagle

While the consolidation of Dothan and Northview high schools next year will cause several ripples, some officials believe workforce development and related ...

Chalk Talk: This is the Dothan school system's time to move forward  Dothan Eagle

This week, I was able to look back at education in the Wiregrass.

Dothan man arrested after two guns found in backpack at Dothan High School football game  Dothan Eagle

A Dothan man was arrested Thursday night at the Dothan High School football game after being found with two guns in his backpack.

Dothan school board moves closer to school restructuring decision  Dothan Eagle

Dothan's school board appears to be leaning to the last proposed school restructuring scenario -- one that calls for a consolidation of Dothan's two high schools ...

Dothan boys rout Northview; Lady Cougars prevail  Dothan Eagle

They were standing everywhere the police would allow in Jon Davis Gym.

Dothan High student arrested after being found with loaded gun on campus  Dothan Eagle

An unidentified Dothan High School student was arrested Monday after a school resource officer found a loaded handgun in his possession.

Yarbrough leads Early County past Dothan | High School Sports  Dothan Eagle

Early County (Ga.) crossed the state line into Alabama for the third time this season and took home yet another victory.

Dothan school system briefs vendors on summer construction plans  Dothan Eagle

Dothan City Schools announced extensive construction will begin on Dothan schools May 28 after rolling out three comprehensive bid packages to local general ...

Superintendent: Dothan City School system needs $15 million for school repairs, upgrades  Dothan Eagle

While four of Dothan's schools will be closing before classes begin next year, a long list of repairs has been identified for those that will remain open, and ...

One-On-One Interview With New Dothan High Athletic Director Stan Eldridge  WTVY, Dothan

WTVY Sports' Ryan Hennessy talks one-on-one with the new Dothan High School Athletic Director Stan Eldridge.

Consolidation of Dothan schools' JROTC programs expected | School  Dothan Eagle

The upcoming consolidation of the city's two high schools will likely lead to a consolidation of the city's JROTC programs.

Dothan City Commissioners address school facilities, school plans during strategic meetings  Dothan Eagle

On the heels of seismic changes in the Dothan City Schools system, city commissioners discussed creating a strategic plan for school aid and school facilities ...

ZONES NOW KNOWN: Dothan City Schools releases updated school zone map  Dothan First

UPDATE: Dothan City Schools has released the updated map of school zones for the district's elementary schools.

Dothan City Schools looks to downsize  WSFA

Dothan City Schools' Superintendent, Dr. Phyllis Edwards, presented four school consolidation proposals to the board and school personnel during a work ...

Police: School fights happen, but not as pervasive as people think  Dothan Eagle

After a video of a fight that took place Tuesday at Dothan High School went viral with almost 17000 views on Facebook, Dothan parents and community ...

Scenario 1 of Dothan's school restructuring plan: Keeping students together longer in the early years  Dothan Eagle

As debates and discussions regarding the four proposed scenarios to restructure the Dothan City School system continue throughout the community, ...

School board deserves support now more than ever  Dothan Eagle

A drastic overhaul of Dothan's school system is imminent, and it's fair to say that there are many people who are unhappy about it.

Hazel Green football coach leaving for Dothan job  WSFA

Hazel Green High School head football coach Smitty Grider is leaving north Alabama for a job in Dothan.

New Dothan High coach Wayne White wants to bring pride back to alma mater  Dothan Eagle

When Wayne White was a player at Dothan High in the early 1990s, red helmets were part of the Tiger look.

Dothan City Schools holds final discussion session before consolidation vote  WSFA

Dothan City Schools hosted its last community discussion session Thursday night regarding school consolidations.

Report cards show gap between magnets, others  Dothan Eagle

Newly released scores from the Alabama Department of Education Friday indicated a sizeable gap between the general performance of Dothan's magnet ...

Move to LB works well for ex-Dothan star, NFL hopeful Reed  Dothan Eagle

There he was, former Dothan High standout Malik Reed suiting up and playing against some of the best football players in the country at the famed Rose Bowl in ...

Dothan Education Foundation ‘steps it up a notch’ for 10th annual Education Showcase  Dothan Eagle

Dothan City Schools is primed for a string of showpieces for next week's 10th annual Education Showcase, hosted by the Dothan Education Foundation.

City Schools: Some improvements made recently  Dothan Eagle

Dothan City Schools touted improvements in some academic areas following the release of (2017-18) report cards for systems around the state which assigned ...

'Always Remember Northview High School': Tee-shirt project profits going to new athletic program  Dothan Eagle

ScreenTech in Dothan is selling a commemorative tee-shirt honoring Northview High School.

Revised Dress Code for Dothan City Schools  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Some students will have more options when they get dressed for school this Fall. Dothan City Schools released its revised dress code ...

School board asked to fund priority repairs  Dothan Eagle

A significant amount of improvements to Dothan's public schools will need to be made in a short amount of time and the school board will be asked to fund those.

Our family experienced suicide; I want to see that your family doesn't  Dothan Eagle

Hi. Let me start off by saying you may know me as the business manager at FOX 34, or possibly I was your sales rep when I was at WTVY.

Dothan City Schools Open House Schedules | News  Dothan Eagle

Dothan's city schools are preparing for new and returning students, but come Aug. 2 through Aug. 13, doors will be open to parents as well.

Dothan hires former Northview star Chitty as head boys basketball coach  Dothan Eagle

Like any high school coach, BJ Chitty has always had a goal to coach at one of the highest levels possible.

Growth in Houston County kindles need for school expansion, more revenue  Dothan Eagle

Continued growth in some Houston County schools is sparking the need for structural expansion and more revenue from local sources.

Dothan High School Observes National School Walkout Day  WTVY, Dothan

When thousands on other campuses walked out of classrooms and onto the streets, Dothan High students walked onto their football field. They observed with a ...

Black History Month program to honor local students  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, AL. (WTVY) - As Black History Month comes to a close, Dothan City Schools hosted an honor awards ceremony to recognize students for their athletic, ...

These twin sisters are Dothan High's valedictorians  Dothan Eagle

Alexandra and Ashlyn Peters already share a special connection. After all, they're sisters and they're twins. So, maybe it is only fitting that they share the ...

Dothan police called to fatal shooting, break-in, and serious wreck at the same time  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala (WTVY) -- Dothan police were busy with a fatal shooting and separate break-in late Thursday night near Dothan High School. They first responded ...

Which academic themes have been designated for Dothan's elementary schools?  Dothan Eagle

Recently, Dothan City Schools personnel were introduced to the new signatures; or themes, designated for each elementary school in the system. The signature ...

Online schooling program offered by Dothan City Schools; information session July 31  Dothan Eagle

From funny cat videos to laughing baby compilations, the internet can be a powerful and compelling distraction for any child during the school year. However ...

Police: 15-year-old arrested, charged with threat toward Dothan High School  Dothan Eagle

A 15-year-old student has been arrested in connection with a threat toward Dothan High School that resulted in an increased police presence and significant ...

Dothan High School student arrested on terrorist threat charge  WTVY, Dothan

A Dothan City Schools student has been arrested on terrorist threat charges.

Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish: Student with gun underscores need for police presence in schools  Dothan Eagle

After a loaded handgun was discovered in the possession of a student at Dothan High School on Monday, Dothan Police Chief Steven Parrish pointed out that ...

Dothan City Schools revising dress code in hopes of boosting attendance  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan City Schools's students will get to express themselves more this upcoming school year because the system is revising the dress code.

New principal selected for Northview High School  Dothan Eagle

After months of deliberation and interviews, the Dothan Board of Education selected Bill Singleton as the new principal of Northview High School. Singleton will ...

Veteran Wiregrass football coach Toby Greene taking over at Florala  Dothan Eagle

Toby Greene is back in the saddle again as a head football coach.

Hits for Heroes takes to the field to raise money for the military  WTVY, Dothan

High school and college baseball players are taking the field in honor of our *service* men and women.

Local vendors fundraising for the year at the National Peanut Festival  WTVY, Dothan

The National Peanut Festival isn't all about peanuts, fun rides and games where you can win stuffed animals.

Spivey, Marion Spann  Dothan Eagle

Ms. Marion Spivey, 71, passed away peacefully at her home in Dothan, Alabama, on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at First United ...

Dothan SADD students embrace "The Force" for "Tar Wars"  WTVY, Dothan

'The Force' was with students at Dothan High Wednesday afternoon as they took on the “Tar Wars.”

Dothan City Schools could relax dress code for high school students; public discussion scheduled for Thursday  Dothan Eagle

Some major changes to the Dothan City Schools' dress code for high school students could be coming as school board members consider revisions that would ...

New private school offers high tech security and advanced curriculum for children  Dothan First

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Brannon Stand Christian Academy is the newest private school to open in Dothan. The school took one year to complete and consists ...

Dothan student wardrobe policy to change for upcoming school year  WSFA

Dothan City Schools has changed the student wardrobe policy for the upcoming school year.

Dothan City Schools to conduct informative meeting regarding dress code changes Thursday  Dothan Eagle

Dothan school officials will conduct a public meeting Thursday in an effort to clarify recent changes to the dress code and uniform policy.

Momo Challenge breaks the internet raising concerns for parents  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN Ala.(WTVY)- The" Momo Challenge” has been surfacing all around the world encouraging children to harm themselves. It's a new way hackers are ...

Preschoolers get a Head Start at reading  WTVY, Dothan

Volunteers read to three and four year olds at Dothan's Head Start Preschool Wednesday morning.

Wiregrass Schools perform well at Trojan Art Day  Dothan Eagle

TROY — Wiregrass area middle and high school students joined others representing 24 Alabama counties at the sixth annual Trojan Art Day at Troy University.

Jones, M.D., Patrick Burrus  Dothan Eagle

Patrick Burrus Jones, M.D. Patrick Burrus Jones, M.D. of Dothan died peacefully at home on January 15, 2019, with his family at his side. He was 84. Dr. Jones ...

Dothan High School holds 2017 graduation  Dothan Eagle

Dothan High School held its 2017 graduation at Rip Hewes Stadium on Saturday morning.

Trial set for former school resource officer facing three sex crimes  Dothan Eagle

A former school resource officer (SRO) facing charges of sexual contact with three students will go to trial Oct. 15.

UPDATED: Wayne White returning to alma mater as Dothan High head football coach  Dothan Eagle

Wayne White is returning to his roots. After spending the last six years as Carver Magnet School football coach, White will now lead his alma mater, Dothan High.

On college admissions, 'Top Chef' and daylight saving time  Dothan Eagle

It can't be denied – as a caller pointed out on my sports radio show this week – that the news of indictments related to the pay-for-placement college admissions ...

Griffin Lamb, Joan | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Joan Griffin Lamb of Dothan, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018. She was 66. Born August 3, 1952 to Louise Adams Griffin and Gillis Cyron Griffin.

Teacher of the Week  Dothan Eagle

College/High School: ​Dothan High School graduate; Bachelors of Science in English Language Arts Education from Troy University (2010), and Master's in ...

Jeffries, Betty Palmer  Dothan Eagle

Betty Palmer Jeffries, a resident of Dothan, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Noland Hospital at Southeast Health. She was 88. Funeral services for Mrs. Jeffries ...

If approved, City of Dothan will hire 19 more police officers to protect Dothan City Schools  Dothan Eagle

If a new school safety plan gains approval, the Dothan Police Department will soon hire 19 more officers to protect the Dothan City Schools.

Photographer from Dothan shoots viral wedding video that sends couple to the Ellen show  Dothan Eagle

A Dothan-native photographer's viral video featuring bride Mary Bourne Butts dancing with her terminally-ill father at Point Clear's Grand Hotel made its way to ...

Prep football notebook: Wiregrass teams gearing up for openers this week  Dothan Eagle

After a summer filled with lifting weights, conditioning and practicing, it's finally game time for Alabama High School Athletic Association teams in the Wiregrass ...

Northcutt's on Main has been a Dothan staple for 83 years  Dothan Eagle

When Glenn Northcutt started at his father's pharmacy in 1962, the business was a lot different.

Palmer, Patricia Dawsey  Dothan Eagle

Patricia Dawsey Palmer, age 86 of Dothan, AL. passed away Monday, February 11, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at ...

Ponder family sells all 38 Hardee’s franchises it owns, including those in the Wiregrass  Dothan Eagle

What began as an effort to create his own career, Dan Ponder opened his first Hardee's restaurant in Donalsonville, Georgia, in 1984.

Dothan High School held 50th Military Ball  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan High School held their 50th annual JROTC Military Ball Friday.

Woodham, Sr, David Hulon  Dothan Eagle

David Hulon Woodham, Sr., retired Partner of Accenture and Arthur Andersen, died Monday, February 11, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 85. David was a ...

Students urged to complete federal financial aid application  Dothan Eagle

Since the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, application opened earlier this month, the Dothan area is doing its best to help students and ...

Together For Alabama – Tornado Relief  WTVY, Dothan

WTVY and WRGX are partnering with broadcasters across the state on Wednesday to raise money for storm victims.

Eight new members ushered into Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame  Dothan Eagle

A few of them enjoyed some fellowship in the annual golf tournament on Friday afternoon, playing under the hot summer sun at Dothan National ahead of the ...

Dothan Education Foundation surprises teachers with grant presentations  Dothan Eagle

Grant season is officially underway for the Dothan Education Foundation, and teachers are anxiously on the edge of their seats to see if their proposal has been ...

Hurricane Michael Wiregrass Photo Gallery | News  Dothan Eagle

An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to ...

Salvation Army Kicksoff Red Kettle Campaign and Angel Tree  WTVY, Dothan

Salvation Army volunteers are ringing in the season, working to make sure Christmas is special for kids who are less fortunate.

Paul, Jennifer Christine | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Jennifer Christine Paul, 35, a resident of Dothan, died on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Flowers Hospital. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Monday January 7, ...

Evander Holyfield visits local schools in Dothan  WTVY, Dothan

Evander Holyfield speaks with students from around the Wiregrass to about two of his heroes which were his mother and God.

Truck crashes into apartment after driver suffers apparent heart attack  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan (WTVY)-- A man driving a truck pulling a trailer loaded with lawn care equipment apparently suffered a heart attack causing him to lose control of the ...

Early Houston County girls basketball teams celebrate program's 40th year  Dothan Eagle

The wins and losses didn't stay with the inaugural Houston County Lions girls basketball team, but the benefits from things like hard work, teamwork and the ...

Teens, 15 and 16, charged in Dothan High grad's killing identified

Kendarrius Dewayne "K.D." Martin, a 19-year-old recent graduate of Dothan High School, was shot to death Tuesday night. Andre D. Winn, 15, Ashanti T.

Social media pages help members share local Alabama history  Alabama Today

When Alan Clark called Allen Jones about seven years ago to put together a Facebook page so their Dothan High classmates could post about their memories ...

Dothan Education Foundation president to resign ahead of family move  Dothan Eagle

Dothan Education Foundation President Gindi Prutzman will resign ahead of a family move to Auburn, saying that leaving will be most difficult as the foundation ...

Pickett, Angelyn Joyce | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Angelyn Joyce Pickett, 84, a resident of Kinsey passed away Monday, November 12, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, ...

Local high school students receive Sony scholarships | Business  Dothan Eagle

Two local area high school students recently were awarded $10000 Sony Electronics Scholarships through the Dothan Area Chamber Foundation and Sony ...

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