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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 ...

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.

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 City Schools holds final discussion session before consolidation vote  WSFA

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - Dothan City Schools hosted its last community discussion session Thursday night regarding school consolidations. The board will now ...

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 ...

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 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 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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

Yarbrough leads Early County past Dothan  Dothan Eagle

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

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.

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, ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 City Schools Open House Schedules | Education  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.

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 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.

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

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

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.

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 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.

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 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 High School held 50th Military Ball  WTVY, Dothan

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

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 ...

19-year-old found with 2 guns at football game  WSFA

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - Dothan police said a teenager has been arrested after he was found with guns at a high school football game. 19-year-old Howard ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Local high school students receive Sony scholarships  Dothan Eagle

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

FCA Sports Camps Getting Ready For Year Two  WTVY, Dothan

FCA and Wired Ministries are teaming up for their second annual summer camp series. this year, something new as four camps will begin on June 26th - June ...

Dothan High School holds 2017 graduation  Dothan Eagle

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

5 students have been arrested in the last year for making threats against Dothan schools  Dothan Eagle

The Dothan City School Board got a security update and made changes to how it allocates federal Title I money Tuesday night.

Dothan twins graduate as Co-Valedictorians  WSFA

Saturday was a big day for the Peters family as sisters Ashlyn and Alexandra graduated from Dothan High School.

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.

Wiregrass women share success stories for International Women's Day  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Wiregrass is full of inspiring, powerful women. Two women in particular worked their way up to make a difference. Julie Gonzalez is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

High School seniors receive scholarships for involvement in Key Clubs  WTVY, Dothan

The Kiwanis Club of Dothan hosted its Annual Luncheon to acknowledge outstanding Wiregrass High School Seniors.

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.

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.

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 ...

National Signing Day: Wiregrass signees Q&As  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 ...

A perfect 36 on the ACT  Dothan Eagle

Micah Dorsey, a Providence Christian School senior who hopes to attend Auburn University this fall on an academic track he plans to follow to a medical degree, ...

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 ...

Dothan City Schools proposes ban on corporal punishment, seeks public opinion at April 26 meeting  Dothan Eagle

Schoolhouse paddlings could be a thing of the past in Dothan schools if the Dothan City Board of Education passes a ban on corporal punishment.

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 ...

Dothan police officer charged with having sex with student  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) — A police officer who worked as a resource officer at Dothan High School was arrested Wednesday for illegally having sex with a ...

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.

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 ...

Trawick, Donald Gene  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 ...

School shootings are no joking matter | Editorials  Dothan Eagle

Following last week's Valentine's Day mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida, school, a 15-year-old student at Dothan High School apparently said he was going ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Taylor announces run for state school board  Dothan Eagle

John Taylor believes there is much more to a parent's role than sending children to school. You have to go with them; figuratively and sometimes literally.

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 ...

Northview gets big lead, then holds off Dothan for victory  Dothan Eagle

After Hayes Shepard's bases-clearing triple gave Northview a commanding 7-0 lead in the fourth inning, it appeared the Cougars were on their way to an easy ...

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 ...

15-year-old sought in murder case of recent Dothan High School graduate  WSFA

The Dothan Police Department is searching for a 15-year-old suspect wanted in connection to Tuesday night's fatal shooting of a man investigating a fatal at ...

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 ...

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 school board interviews superintendent candidates  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan City Schools Superintendent candidates have been getting a series of questions fired at them by both, members of the school board and the board ...

Activity ramps up for schools after Veterans Day holiday  Dothan Eagle

This week, the Dothan High School Show Choir performed at a PGA Golf Tournament that raises money for the area's veterans in honor of Veteran's day.

Martin triplets set to graduate Dothan High soon  Dothan Eagle

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

Former Dothan officer has parole hearing set on sex charge amid questions about conviction  WTVY, Dothan

Montgomery (WTVY)- A former Dothan police officer would be released from prison early next year if approved for parole. A hearing for Lanice Bonds is set ...

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.

Woodham, Stanley Marion  Dothan Eagle

Stanley Marion Woodham, a resident of Webb, Alabama, died Tuesday afternoon, September 18, 2018, in a Dothan hospital. He was 64. Private graveside ...

3 juveniles charged after threat made to Northview High in Dothan  WSFA

Three juveniles have been charged after threats were made to a Dothan high school Thursday night.

Mother of Breunia Jennings: They didn't have to kill my baby  Dothan Eagle

Like many other mothers who have lost a child to gun violence, Lakesia Reaves is asking questions.

Bowden, Nona E. (Betty) Wright  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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Slaying of Kendarrius Martin grips Wiregrass  Dothan Eagle

Just days before he was shot and killed at a Dothan city park in May, 19-year-old Kendarrius DeWayne Martin walked across the Rip Hewes Stadium grass one ...

New coach, band director lead at Dothan High School  Dothan Eagle

The smell of summer grass and stadium food signals another season of high school football.

Former Dothan police officer in prison on sex charges will be released  WTVY, Dothan

Lanice Bonds approved for parole over objection is district attorney and others.

Teaching the 9/11 attacks to a new generation  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) -- Tuesday morning, a minute of silence will happen in memory of those killed in the September 11th attack. In the Wiregrass, learning ...

Dothan High on soft lockdown due to clowns  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan- Dothan High School was placed on soft lockdown Friday and other campuses in the city placed on high alert amid concerns about clowns potentially ...

Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame: Trust was key for Bobby Sirmon's success as Dothan coach  Dothan Eagle

Great coaches have a way of knowing what to say – and what not to say – at just the right time.

Local pageant coach enjoying Hollywood experience while he can  Dothan Eagle

A character in the new Netflix series "Insatiable" is based on Andalusia attorney Bill Alverson, who has gained fame for his work as a pageant coach.

Rodenbough, John  Dothan Eagle

John Wells Rodenbough, MD died peacefully on July 14 in the SAMC Palliative Care Unit with loving family at his side. He was 79. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, ...

Northview retires Marquez White's basketball jersey  Dothan Eagle

Marquez White admitted he wasn't sure how to react when first informed that his No. 1 basketball jersey at Northview was being retired.

Dothan High student scores perfect 36 on the ACT  Dothan Eagle

Dothan High student Charles Hoekenga recently joined the elite group of high school students who have scored a perfect 36 on the ACT.

Dothan High names Jackson head coach for 2016  Dothan Eagle

After nearly two months, the Dothan High School football head coaching position for the 2016 season is now settled.

Walch, James Williams  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 ...

Graddy, Tommy  Dothan Eagle

Tommy Graddy, 62, a resident of Ashford passed away September 6, 2018 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, September 9, ...

Mother of slain teen Kendarrius Martin wants alleged shooter, 15 at time of incident, tried as adult  Dothan Eagle

It has been less than a year since Tyeesha Martin's son, 18-year-old Kendarrius Martin, was shot and killed at Wiregrass Park in May of 2017. He was just a few.

Teens get inside the DPD with summer police academy  WTVY, Dothan

The Dothan Police Department is putting teenagers through the police academy - the junior policy academy that is.

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