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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.

Preserving Wiregrass School Histories  WTVY, Dothan

The new Dothan High School will have different colors and a new mascot, but the history will stay alive through new t-shirts.

Hazel Green football coach leaving for Dothan job  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Hazel Green High School head football coach Smitty Grider is leaving north Alabama for a job in Dothan. The news was first reported ...

Palmer, Patricia Dawsey | Obituaries  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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.

Dothan boys rout Northview; Lady Cougars prevail | High School Sports  Dothan Eagle

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

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 ...

Dothan High’s SADD chapter takes on Hurricane Michael  Dothan Eagle

Hurricane Michael left Dothan with damage that could take years for the city to restore. However students at Dothan High School have taken the restoration of ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 City Schools holds final discussion session before consolidation vote  WSFA

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

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Weather forces date, location change for Dothan, Northview graduations  Dothan Eagle

In an effort to avoid graduating in a deluge, changes are being made to the place and time for Northview and Dothan High School graduations.

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 ...

Report cards show gap between magnets, others | Education  Dothan Eagle

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dothan High student arrested for alleged threat  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan Police arrested a Dothan High School student for allegedly making a threat against the school.

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.

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

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

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

City Schools: Some improvements made recently | Education  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 ...

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.

School board asked to fund priority repairs | Education  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.

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.

Dothan City Schools receives feedback on proposed code of conduct changes  Dothan Eagle

A Dothan City Schools official told parents Thursday that proposed code of conduct changes are designed to promote consistency, fairness, effectiveness and ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Local boxing: Dothan's Jadalie Medeiros wins USA boxing title  Dothan Eagle

Dothan's Jadalie Medeiros, a student at Northview High School, is now a USA National Champion after winning the USA Junior Female 106 weight class ...

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 High School held 50th Military Ball  WTVY, Dothan

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Dothan High School holds 2017 graduation  Dothan Eagle

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Dothan school band director arrested on sex charge  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan (WTVY)-- A band director at Girard Middle School in Dothan was arrested for engaging in sexually explicit conversations with a student. Dothan police, in ...

Myles, Edmond F. | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Edmond Feraud Myles, a resident of Dothan passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Crenshaw Community Hospital in Luverne, AL. He was 31 years old.

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 ...

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 area arts and entertainment | Local  Dothan Eagle

DEC. 7-9. DANCE. The Southeast Alabama Dance Company will perform “The Nutcracker” at the Dothan Civic Center on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 8 at 1:30 p.m. ...

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.

Hurricane Michael response: What you need to know  Dothan Eagle

The City of Dothan and Houston County have imposed an open-ended curfew. Storm event spokesperson Chris Etheredge said residents will be notified the ...

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 ...

As prom approaches, Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership reaches out to students  Dothan Eagle

The Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership is planning its annual Prom Promise to remind students that a prom night should be a night to ...

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 ...

Trawick, Donald Gene | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Donald Gene Trawick, a resident of Webb, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018. He was 64. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, October ...

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 ...

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.

Robertson, John William "Bill"  Dothan Eagle

John William "Bill" Robertson of Ozark, passed away September 25, 2018, after a prolonged illness. His family was close by his side. A memorial *service* for Mr.

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 ...

Keyton, Elizabeth Garie "Betsy"  Dothan Eagle

Elizabeth Garie (Betsy) Keyton, a resident of Dothan passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Extendicare Health Center. She was 63 years old. Funeral ...

Prep basketball roundup: Headland downs Dale County to win Daleville tourney  Dothan Eagle

Headland's Jesse Kinsey earned two steals in the last 10 seconds, one leading to a K'shun Stokes go-ahead score, to help the Rams earn a 57-55 win over ...

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, ...

Students brawl at Dothan High School  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, AL - (WTVY) Mayhem breaks out at Dothan High School Early Tuesday morning. A video surfacing of what appears to be five females engaged in a ...

Dothan, Northview high schools consolidation proposal likely dead  Dothan Eagle

Consolidation of Northview High School and Dothan High School appears to be off the table for a series of proposals the Dothan City School Board will vote on ...

Walch, James Williams | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

James Williams Walch's life of *service* to others ended at age 94, on July 26, 2018. A Celebration of Life Memorial *Service* will be held at Covenant United ...

High-tech science lab opens new worlds for Carver Magnet School students  Dothan Eagle

As principal of Carver Magnet Middle School, Dr. Donnie Chambers reflected on his years as a student, doing various projects in the science lab. He always ...

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.

Bowden, Nona E. (Betty) Wright | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Nona E. (Betty) Wright Bowden January 26, 1932 - August 21, 2018. Nona E. (Betty) Wright Bowden formerly of Dothan, AL died August 21, 2018 in Yorba Linda, ...

Dothan police, FBI talk police interactions with high school students  WSFA

More than a dozen students at Dothan High School spent half their school day Thursday discussing civilian and law enforcement interactions with Dothan police ...

Salvation Army prepares for its annual Angel Tree and Kettle Drive programs  Dothan Eagle

For some in the Dothan area, Christmas is coming a little early this year with a bit of help from the community.

Sanders, Mary | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Mrs. Mary Maude Sanders, age 92, of Dothan, AL passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Visitation will be Friday, November 30, 2018 3-5 PM at the ...

Deal, Wiley Robert "Bob" | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Wiley Robert Deal, 90, passed Tuesday, January 9, 2019 at his independent cottage at The Terrace at Grove Park, Dothan, Alabama. Bob was born in Dothan ...

Twin sister valedictorians are heading to Auburn

They're technically fraternal. But academically, the 18-year-old Peters twins, who Saturday night will serve as co-valedictorians of Dothan High School's Class of ...

(Smith) Shelley, Linda Carol | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Linda Carol (Smith) Shelley, a resident of Grimes, died Thursday, December 27, 2018, in her home. She was 67 years old. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 ...

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

Andre Winn, left, and Ashanti Williams, right are awaiting extradition from Panama City to Florida in the May 23, 2017 shooting death of Kendarrius Martin.

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, ...

National Signing Day: Wiregrass signees Q&As | High School Sports  Dothan Eagle

School: Ashford. College: Huntingdon. Position: QB. Height: 6-6. Weight: 220. Favorites. Food: Steak. Movie: 21 Jump Street. School subject: English. Pro team ...

Dothan High names fieldhouse in honor of longtime manager Early Walker  Dothan Eagle

Told he couldn't make a football trip in 1977 because he had missed several practices, Early Walker hid in the luggage compartment underneath the bus as the ...

Peacock, John Lewis  Dothan Eagle

John Lewis Peacock, a lifelong resident of Dothan, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 28, 2018 with his daughters by his side following a brief illness.

Juveniles in police custody following apparent Headland bullying incident  Dothan Eagle

Following an apparent bullying incident in Headland, three juveniles have been placed in police custody in the Southeast Alabama Youth Services Diversion ...

Fellow firefighters and paramedics remember Vickey Bristow for her dedication in saving lives  Dothan Eagle

Victoria Ann (Vickey) Bristow was known to many as the City of Dothan's first female firefighter. However, to her friends and co-workers she is known for her ...

McGriff, Christine | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Mrs. Christine McGriff, age 76, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11:00 am at ...

Martin triplets set to graduate Dothan High soon  Dothan Eagle

Three prom dresses. Three sets of graduation invitations. Three cars.

Students at Dothan City Schools are battling the heat at band camp  WTVY, Dothan

Band students at Northview High School in Dothan were practicing Monday in the heat. Sweltering temperatures won't stop the show but they are slowing it ...

Dothan World War II veteran, former POW, receives recognition from French Consulate  Dothan Eagle

As a young girl, Nancy Pitman can remember seeing the American flag hung from a post in her front yard, placed there by her father many years ago.

Former school resource officer faces second sex crime charge  Dothan Eagle

A former school resource officer already charged with sexual contact with a student is now facing an additional charge.

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