Dothan Opera House

Local Spotlight: Dothan Opera House

Babe Ruth knocking out his initial career home run. Pluto being captured in photographs for the first time ever. The world learning about the theory of relativity. What do they all have in common? They happened in 1915—the same year the Dothan Opera House opened. Today, we’re learning more about this local landmark! What is Read more about Local Spotlight: Dothan Opera House[…]

new construction projects for Dothan City Schools

In the News: Construction Projects for Dothan City Schools

One of the best ways to invest in our country’s future is by investing in our school systems! Not only can these upgrades give students more resources and a better education, but they’ll give young people an amazing foundation for the rest of their lives. Now, students are getting a boost! These construction projects for Read more about In the News: Construction Projects for Dothan City Schools[…]

energy-efficient lighting is planned for Dothan City Schools

In the News: Energy-Efficient Lighting is Planned for Dothan City Schools

We’ve reached the middle of the 2019-2020 school year! Though many off us are off for a break, Dothan City Schools rarely sleep. In fact, the district has some great news: energy-efficient lighting is planned for Dothan City Schools. Wondering exactly what this means for students, teachers, and public school workers? We’ll break it down Read more about In the News: Energy-Efficient Lighting is Planned for Dothan City Schools[…]

the Wiregrass Region

The Wiregrass Region: Where Does the Name Come From?

Does the name “Aristida stricta” ring a bell? No? We’ll give you a hint: if you live in Dothan, you may have seen some of it at Landmark Park! Ready for the answer? It’s a kind of grass, known colloquially as “wiregrass.” It also gave its name to the area we live, which is referred Read more about The Wiregrass Region: Where Does the Name Come From?[…]

National Peanut Festival 2019

Coming Up: National Peanut Festival 2019

Now that’s nuts! What is, you might say? Why, the National Peanut Festival 2019, of course! Hosted by our very own Dothan, Alabama, this festival boasts everything from concerts to chain saw art. It’s sure to be a good time! The National Peanut Festival 2019 will take place from Nov. 1 to Nov. 10. What Read more about Coming Up: National Peanut Festival 2019[…]