How about we use some of that to beautify the City?! Nasty looking, trash littered cement islands along the 231, the main route. How about put some of that money towards a real civic center that people would actually want to utilize? Dothan City leaders don't seem to want to invest in the…

"The numbers also can be used for state and federal funding through grants"

And that's why Dothan officials allow it.

This is at least the 3rd arson of a downtown building committed by a homeless individual in approximately a year, give or take. That's not accounting for a house fire due to squatters on Crawford St. When is the City of Dothan going to cease becoming a Sanctuary City for homeless and star…

To object to training and growth opportunities based on monetary cost of the trip as compared to the overall value of what not one, but two city employees can bring back to the community is closed minded and short sighted. Clearly Ms. Kenward hasn't put a kid through college recently as t…

Mr. Perkins, you clearly know nothing about the mission of the DDRA, Main Street America, or the concept of private investment. Do you actually think the DDRA is 1) attracting these small investors 2) funding the rehab of the buildings or 3) thinking "out of the box"? They have had ZERO s…

Spot on Steve

You're right, it is an eyesore. But imagine if the City did beautification of all those huge swaths of junk collecting cement medians all in that area? That ugly old building would likely be far less noticeable. We can't make an owner do something with a neglected property (if they could,…

Kudos to these Commissioners and Mayor Thomas for doing what was best for the City and not necessarily their careers. Property tax should be next.....it's IS an investment back into the City. It's ridiculous that people can't see that-from pay increases to better quality of life for every…

GS commented on Designing Dothan

Yes, the City has built parks, venues, etc. that attract a large amount of outside visitors, but has put nothing into aesthetics and beautifying the area. It's rather embarrassing the face the City presents to the multitude of visitors that not only attend events here, but pass through on…

[thumbdown]Unbelievable...that money should have stayed in Dothan


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