From The Doctor

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The Modern Plague

Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Justin Hovey

     The rise in obesity, particularly in children, is an alarming trend.  According to the CDC, the obesity rates have doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. For the first ... Read More


The Office

From The Publisher (September 2016)

Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Justin April

     One of the main reasons we produce The Local is to improve the area’s quality of life. Whether that be by providing info on upcoming events, helping a store get their word out about ... Read More

Local Business

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Sumerlyn Eats: Granny’s Kitchen

Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Sumerlyn Kendrick

     This month I had the opportunity to try one of the newer restaurants in town, Granny’s Kitchen. They have been open just a few months, but based upon the quality of the food they ... Read More


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Johnny Mack Brown Memories

Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Peyton the Intern

     For those of us not well-versed on Dothan’s local legends (i.e. me), the name “Johnny Mack Brown” is probably foreign. Brown was born in Dothan in 1904 and earned a scholarship to the University ... Read More


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Parker Millsap, Americana Incarnate

Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Brittany Clayton

Parker Millsap is an American singer-songwriter from Purcell, Oklahoma.  He plays a blend of blues, country, alt-country/Americana and folk music.  At just 23 years of age, he’s already opened up for big-name acts such as Patty ... Read More

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