Dothan

Newscast
9:26 am
Wed July 15, 2015

Bentley Heads to Washington, Dothan Officer ID Theft

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley

Governor Robert Bentley testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington yesterday. Alabama Public Radio’s Stan Ingold reports the Governor was highlighting Alabama’s prison reform efforts.

The goal of the committee’s hearing is to share lessons on successful criminal justice reform from states like Alabama. Several federal reform bills are currently before the U.S. House and Senate covering topics like reducing repeat offenders, changing federal sentencing rules and guidelines, and improving prison practices.

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News
5:52 pm
Sun March 15, 2015

'Biblical marriage' rally planned in Dothan

Opponents of gay marriage in Alabama will host a rally in Dothan next Sunday.

The Dothan Eagle reports that the "I Support Biblical Marriage" rally is planned for March 22 at the Dothan Civic Center.

Organizer Chip Anderson tells the newspaper that government approval of same-sex marriage could bring judgment from God.

He said the marriage rally came to fruition after weekly meetings with pastors from several area churches.

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Science & Health
6:47 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Dothan Agrees to EPA Settlement in Sewage Spills

Dothan has reached a tentative settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal officials over sewage overflows and other permit violations.

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Politics & Government
6:04 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Bentley to Tour Dothan Monday

politico.com

Governor Robert Bentley is taking his Road to Economic Recovery Tour to Dothan.

The governor announced he will visit Blue Plate West around lunch time Monday. Then he tours Dothan High School and Panhandle Converters.

He is scheduled to participate in a small business discussion at 3:30 p.m.

Bentley's tour of Alabama towns usually involves visit to a restaurant and businesses, as well as a discussion with civic leaders and business people.