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Dothan SE Health among systems that give 'unnecessary' care

Jan. 23, 2022 00:10 AM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Southeast Health is among the top 11% of U.S. health systems overusing low-value health services, according to a Johns Hopkins University study published in JAMA last week. The study analyzed Medicare claims data from 2016-2018 at 676 U.S. health care systems...

Alabama tourism agency keeping CEO after fraud indictment

Jan. 05, 2022 09:43 AM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A regional tourism agency in Alabama said it will retain its chief executive officer after he was indicted on a federal fraud charge related to a music festival in Iowa that lost more than $2 million. Visit Dothan, which works to attract visitors to the...

Parents charged after baby found facedown in bathtub

Jan. 01, 2022 12:47 PM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a 10-month-old girl were arrested after their daughter was found floating facedown in a bathtub, investigators said. The parents left the girl in a bathtub in their Dothan home with the water running and the drain opened on Dec. 22, Dothan Police...

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...