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Springtime means new seasonal jobs at Dothan home and garden stores

Much like the holiday season ushers in seasonal hires, spring also welcomes its own round of seasonal work from home and garden stores like The Home Depot and Lowe’s.

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Tuesday 03/03/2015
Springtime means new seasonal jobs at Dothan home and garden stores

Much like the holiday season ushers in seasonal hires, spring also welcomes its own round of seasonal work from home and garden stores like The Home Depot and Lowe’s.

Lobbyist: Money for Ross Clark Circle improvements not quite in place

While plans are moving forward with the second phase of Ross Clark Circle improvements, the $28 million needed to fund most of the project isn’t officially free to use, one of the city’s lobbyists said Tuesday.

68-year-old man charged with robbery

Dothan police recently arrested a 68-year-old man on a robbery charge.

Robbery of Dothan business lands man in prison for life

A Houston County judge sentenced a Dothan man to life in prison without parole for the robbery of a 64-year-old woman at knife-point while she ran a local family-owned business.

Enterprise teen faces felony charge for having gun at school

Enterprise police investigators have arrested a teenager on a felony charge, alleging he brought a gun to Enterprise High School last week.

Winter storm to bring freezing rain, ice to parts of Alabama

HUNTSVILLE — Forecasters say freezing rain is expected in parts of northern Alabama by late Wednesday, bringing the potential for up to a quarter of an inch of ice.

Alabama state lawmakers convene to grim budget outlook

MONTGOMERY — Alabama lawmakers began the 2015 legislative session Tuesday with a gloomy budget outlook and a push by Gov. Robert Bentley to raise taxes by $541 million to fill the fiscal hole.

Dothan sales tax collections increase in February

Dothan’s sales tax revenue experienced a healthy increase again last month, the fourth time in the fiscal year’s five months that revenue outpaced the same time period a year ago.

Probation revocation sought for former firefighter facing child porn charges

An alias warrant for arrest has been issued against a former Dothan firefighter after police recently arrested him on child solicitation and porn charges.

Enterprise woman pleads guilty to federal drug distribution charge

An Enterprise woman pleaded guilty Monday to a federal drug distribution charge.

Ashford Police Chief Jim Stanley to retire

Ashford Police Chief Jim Stanley, a longtime Wiregrass law enforcement officer, has turned in his intent to retire.

Flowers Hospital ID thief requests second delay to serve sentence

The Flowers Hospital identity thief has requested a second delay for his scheduled surrender date to serve his federal prison sentence.

Monday 03/02/2015
Information sought in Dothan homicide

Dothan police are looking for information in the shooting death of a 30-year-old woman at a Dothan apartment complex over the weekend.

Dothan EEO officer received referral fees from Mayor Mike Schmitz's auto dealership

Attorneys for a former Dothan police officer involved in a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city claim the mayor’s payment of customer referral fees from his auto dealership to the city’s Equal Employment Officer could constitute a conflict of interest.

Dothan Police Chief Greg Benton announces retirement

After 25 years of working in law enforcement, and just over five years as police chief, Greg Benton turned in his retirement notice Monday.

Names of Ozark police, fire chief candidates released

Ozark’s vacant fire and police chief positions are one step closer to being filled.

Increasing number of high school graduates taking remedial math, English

The percentage of Alabama public high school graduates who need to take remedial courses is a number that’s proving tough for education officials to budge.

Dothan seeks approval for about $5,700 in employee travel

City of Dothan policy requires employees and/or department heads seeking work-related travel to submit requests in advance.

Ammunition, uniforms among items for approval by Dothan City Commission

A City of Dothan ordinance requires all city purchases of more than $15,000 to be approved by the Dothan City Commission.

Alcohol sales in small towns in limbo after Ala. Supreme Court ruling

Three Geneva County towns and a Coffee County town are awaiting guidance from the state level after a Friday ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court abruptly overturned the legal sale of alcohol.

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