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Dothan

(dō`thən), city (1990 pop. 53,589), seat of Houston co., SE Ala., near the Fla. line, in a timber and peanut-growing area; inc. 1885. It is the industrial and farm trade center of the region. Among its diverse manufactures are fertilizer, motor vehicle parts, and processed food. A nuclear power plant and a campus of Troy State Univ. are in Dothan. There are hot mineral springs, and a national peanut festival is held annually.

Dothan

(dō`thăn) or

Dothaim

(dōthā`ĭm), city, central ancient Palestine, in the uplands NE of Samaria. In the Bible, it was in the vicinity of Dothan that Joseph was sold into slavery and that the Syrians were blinded by Elisha's prayer. The site has been partially excavated.
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Dothan Pavilion Group, LLC purchased the asset free and clear of existing debt.
The program is delivered from CAE's new 79,000 square-foot training facility located at the Dothan Regional Airport in Dothan, Alabama.
The paint restoration was performed in Commercial Jet's aircraft paint hangar at its facility at the Dothan Regional Airport.
According to Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America, the investment will include significant upgrades that will increase production at Dothan by 10 percent.
Meanwhile, forces razed the evacuated Israeli Dothan military camp to the south of Jenin; more than 15 military vehicles and bulldozers stormed the evacuated camp and proceeded to raze the area.
The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM), a non-profit, private institution, was established in Dothan in May, 2010.
The flower girl was Miss Eliza Steele Hewitt of Dothan, Alabama, niece of the bride.
The Dothan Houston County Airport Authority has initiated the $12 million construction to be completed in stages that will end in October.
Mitchell Hyundai is proud to serve the Enterprise and Dothan, Alabama area.
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When he left to try his luck in New York, Louise continued to run the school, eventually moving it to Dothan and managing it with her daughter.
The construction of a branch of Slocomb National Bank in Dothan is expected to start in May.