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Alabama artists fill business’ windows with holiday spirit

Dec. 04, 2021 00:02 AM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Artist Katie Hughes perched on a ladder, adding color to a large holly leaf. Jack, her shepherd and Catahoula mix, stuck close to Hughes, but ventured out to sniff a delivery man or greet those who stopped to check out the large Christmas mural...

Monday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 00:49 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Andalusia 54, Florala 47 Arab 57, Fairview 47 Athens Bible 79, Cherokee 47 Autaugaville 53, Pike Road 47 Belgreen 53, Hamilton 31 Boaz 66, Sand...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 00:58 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Abbeville 56, Barbour County 31 Addison 63, Meek 18 Albertville 39, Boaz 27 Arab 58, Randolph School 15 Athens 51, Bob Jones 25 B.T. Washington...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 00:57 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Abbeville 81, Barbour County 42 Addison 58, Meek 55 Alabama Christian Academy 86, Highland Home 59 Albertville 59, Boaz 57 Arab 51, Randolph School 33 ...

National Peanut Festival wrapping up in southeast Alabama

Nov. 13, 2021 10:38 AM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — One of the biggest events of the year in southeast Alabama is wrapping up this weekend in Dothan as the National Peanut Festival concludes its 10-day run. The Dothan Eagle reports the festival parade was set for Saturday morning after a one-year...

Amateur cooks go nuts for Peanut Festival recipe contest

Nov. 06, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Jessica VanAnda had never tried her hand at the National Peanut Festival recipe contest. But she decided to try it this year and entered every category other than cakes in the adult division. It paid off. VanAnda of Fountain, Florida, walked away...

Mayors of Alabama's largest cities gathering in Montgomery

Oct. 23, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The mayors of Alabama's 10 largest cities are holding two days of meetings in the capital to discuss legislative priorities and other issues. A statement from the city of Montgomery says Mayor Steven Reed will play host for the gathering, which...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 42, Bullock County 0 Alexandria 43, Leeds 7 Aliceville 42, Winston County 24 American Christian Academy 48, West Blocton 16 Andalusia 48,...

Alabama parents sentenced to prison in boy's hot car death

Oct. 22, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A mother and father from Alabama were both sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in the death of their 2-year-old son, who died in a hot car outside their home in 2019. Robert Patrick King, 36, pleaded guilty to reckless manslaughter on Thursday...

Alabama woman convicted in bombing of ex-boyfriend's truck

Oct. 22, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman was convicted on charges of conspiring with a friend to bomb the pickup truck of her estranged boyfriend, who survived the blast. Court records show a federal judge in Montgomery convicted Ashley Nicole Haydt, 36, of Dothan on...