A light drizzle came down early Thursday night at the Westgate Softball Complex prior to an exhibition game between the Australian national team and the Wiregrass All-Stars, a group of former high school standouts now playing in college.
MONTGOMERY — Alabama officials said Thursday that they will move forward with plans to build two supersize prisons despite a bond sale falling more than $200 million short amid a volatile market and pressure from activists.
With the start of the Fourth of July holiday weekend on Friday, the Dothan Police Department is reminding residents that fireworks are illegal inside the Dothan city limits.
MONTGOMERY — Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youths.
The shooting of two Alabama deputies has stunned the community, and those who know the two wounded public servants.
ATLANTA — It’s a strange July 1 for new Georgia laws. Friday, the first day of the month, is when most new laws passed by the General Assembly customarily take effect. But this year, many of the most important measures either became law as soon as Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed them, whil…
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is releasing the largest update to its mobile application in a decade, the agency announced Thursday.
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CENTREVILLE — A man suspected of shooting two Alabama deputies, critically wounding one of them, has been captured, a prosecutor said.
Despite recent record-breaking gas prices, Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division expect to see crowded roadways once more over this Fourth of July holiday weekend as citizens and visitors from all over travel to various destinations to enjoy time with fri…
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TUSCALOOSA — The mother of a U.S. military veteran who went missing after he traveled to help Ukraine in its fight against Russia has spoken with her son by telephone, the family said Wednesday.
One of the top senior high school football players in the Wiregrass has narrowed his college choice down to six schools.
Southern hospitality and southern heat greeted the Australian national softball team when it arrived in Dothan Tuesday and held a clinic Wednesday morning before preparing to take on the Wiregrass All Stars in an exhibition Thursday night at the Westgate Softball Complex.
Here are the health scores for food and lodging establishments June 13-24 as provided by the Houston County Health Department. A score of 1 means the establishment is new and has not been scored yet or is a food processor that does not get a score.
Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey has requested a second hearing before an Alabama Republican Party committee, asking it to reverse its decision that resulted in a tie in his state Senate race against Sen. Tom Whatley of Auburn. Whatley opposes that and wants to proceed with a coin flip to se…
Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center revealed its new logo and brand Wednesday with a companywide luncheon and meeting to discuss going forward with the new branding.
Alabama counties must return any extra money to property owners when they sell buildings for overdue taxes, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled late last week. “This state has long recognized a property owner’s right to the excess funds generated from a tax sale of his or her property,” the cour…
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Scientists are trying to get a better estimate of greater amberjack populations in the South Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, and this means the chance at a $250 catch for anglers.
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Cowboy Dennis Gale was asked why he continues to be involved in wrestling after 46 years in the business.
It was on-the-job training when the Wiregrass All Stars gathered for the first time Tuesday morning for a practice session ahead of playing Team Australia on Thursday night in an exhibition softball game at the Westgate Softball Complex in Dothan.
Fourth of July celebrations are happening all over the Wiregrass, from Headland all the way to Bama Slam in New Brockton. There’s something for every family to enjoy at these weekend events.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville is among several voices in Congress currently arguing that the U.S. Department of Labor overstepped its authority earlier this year in cautioning 401(k) and retirement plans against adding cryptocurrency to investment plans. The Alabama senator has gone so far as t…
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ORANGE BEACH — The Dothan Eagle won seven first place awards, including the Best Local News Coverage award, and finished second in General Excellence at the Alabama Press Association Media Awards Saturday night, placing it among the state’s best newspapers.
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Rodney Jordan began his first job as a head football coach at 7:30 Thursday morning when the Satsuma City Schools board approved his hiring to lead the Gators. It will be something of a late start with his new program, but the former Eufaula offensive coordinator said he’s ready for it. “Obstacles have been overcome before,” he said. “The pandemic summer was so different from anything any ...
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