Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dead -- Boxer Dies at Age 76
Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter -- whose wrongful murder conviction in the '60s became an international symbol for racial injustice -- has died. Carter died in his sleep Sunday at his home in Toronto where he had been getting treatments for prostate…
Too Short -- I'm Not a Hitler Hater
Too Short doesn't hate Hitler ... because things worked out and Jews are still alive and well.We got Short Saturday at The Forum in L.A. and asked the weed enthusiast if the joy of 4/20 was dampened by the fact it's also Hitler's birthday.Short…
Editorial: Sell the languishing armory property
Dothan Commissioner Taylor Barbaree hopes to get his colleagues motivated about dealing with a piece of property the city owns at one of Dothan’s most high-profile intersections, now being woefully un
Editorial: McDowell Lee, iconic Alabamian
Alabama lost an iconic figure last week with the death of McDowell Lee, whose faultless guidance kept the often pandemonius Alabama Senate within the established rules of parliamentary procedure for a
Letter: Worried about wife, who was only sleeping
I want to give a big praise to the Dothan Police Department. I tried calling my wife at 3 a.m., which is the time she gets up to get ready for work. I tried until 4 a.m.; when I could not get a hold o
Letter: Common Core doesn't make sense, unless ...
In the April 8 article entitled "State Continues to Implement Common Core Curriculum", Cindy Freeman, CCRS Roll Out Coordinator for the Alabama Department of Education, said the state has not done as
Dispatchers vital bridge to public safety
It would seem hard to get used to the rattle of keyboards, the din of multiple voices and the sound of police sirens in the background every day. Although Dothan Police Lt. Rachel David has only occup
Man found guilty of abduction of three children
A Houston County judge ordered a man to serve three consecutive life prison sentences Thursday after a jury found him guilty of abducting three children and their mother for over six hours.
HCRU honors Ingrams
The Houston County Rescue Unit dedicated its headquarters Thursday to its founders, John C. and Frankie Ingram.