DOTHAN ALABAMA

Dothan Area Botanical Gardens by Cvernon1

Dothan Alabama “The Peanut Capital of the World“ Dothan Alabama, in the southeast corner of the state, is a hub of commerce with an interesting and rich history. Its name derives from Genesis 37:17: “let us go to Dothan.” In addition to the area producing almost one quarter of the total peanut crop of the United […]

HOUSTON COUNTY ALABAMA

Houston-County-Alabama

Houston County is part of the Dothan, Alabama metropolitan area. The county has the highest rate of death penalty sentencing in the state, which has the highest rate in the nation. Evidence has been documented of racial bias in jury selection in capital cases.

In the 21st century, the county has the highest rate of death penalty sentencing in the state, which has the highest rate in the nation. The District Attorney, Doug Valeska, has a documented history of racial bias in jury selections in capital cases;[3] all-white juries have a higher rate of conviction in murder cases and approval of the death penalty.[4] Although the county’s population was 27% African American in 2015, numerous capital cases have been tried before all-white juries, with evidence of jurors being picked on racial grounds.

CHATTAHOOCHEE STATE PARK – ALABAMA

Chattahoochee State Park – Alabama Alabama State Park Houston County Gordon AL   This Historic park is located on Irwin’s Mill Creek near Gordon, Alabama in Houston County, Alabama. 250 Chattahoochee State Park Rd 36343 334-522-3607 800-252-7275 The park was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) during the Great Depression and has been providing recreation […]