Dothan`s new police chief is officially approved by the city and now must be certified by the state. John Powell was hired Tuesday by resolution of the city comission, on the recommendation of City Manager Mike West. Chief Powell now has six months to get state certification, a requirement of all peace officers who come to work in Alabama from another state. Due to Powell`s considerable experience, he may be eligible for lateral entry, but he would still have to take an 80-hour refresher course in legal issues, firearms, physical agility, and CPR. John Powell begins his duties as chief on March 15th.
Development Plans Approved Over Objections
Plans are in motion for a new dothan apartment complex on east cottonwood road, but people who live nearby say they're afraid the new development...
Rain Could Cause Local Farmers More Harm Than Good
Many local farmers were begging for rain, but for some of them it came a little too late and could do now more harm than...
House Committee Advances Key Education Bill
Roby leading effort to "reduce the federal footprint" in education.
Plastic Bags May Be Phased Out
Grocery stores across the world are banning the use of plastic bags--most recently, Los Angeles. Many are saying it's only a matter time before they will be...
Video: Should Captain Crunch Be Demoted?
The three stripe controversy.
"Faith, Family & Football" to Benefit Food Bank and Other Local Non-Profits
"Faith, Family & Football" with special guest Tim Tebow and Mark Schultz is this Friday, June 21.
Milner Resigns As Enterprise Superintendent
Superintendent accepts position near Mobile.
WCSO Emergency Management: Know Your Zone
WCSO Emergency Management Bureau asks, "Do you know your Zone?"
Florida Man Arrested for Fleeing from Sheriffs
Douglas Dunnigan was arrested for fleeing from Walton County Sheriff's officers.
Police Need Help Identifying Possible Burglary Suspects
The Dothan Police Department is asking for the communities help in identifying the occupants of this silver passenger car.
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