Randi Hildreth is a general assignment reporter for WSFA 12 News and is based in Dothan. She is excited to continue her news career in the Wiregrass community. She was born and raised in Georgia, but spent many holidays and summers in Alabama during her childhood. She has family in Birmingham, Huntsville and Montgomery. Randi joins the WSFA 12 News team from Birmingham where she worked as a morning news producer for WBRC Fox 6 for three years. Before transitioning to news, Randi worked as a teacher for the nonprofit Teach for America. For two years, she taught ninth grade English at Wilson High School in Florence, South Carolina. Randi graduated with honors from the University of Georgia in May 2012 with a degree in Digital and Broadcast Journalism. During her time at UGA, she was a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and served as president of her collegiate chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. When Randi is not working, she loves staying active through dance or sports, traveling, trying new restaurants, finding the best shopping deals, and spending time with her family and friends.
These days 10-year-old Rylann Day is moving around the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham with ease. The Slocomb Elementary School student is no longer confined to a hospital bed. Almost two weeks ago - she was getting prepped for a life-saving heart transplant surgery.
It’s not clear when the partial government shutdown will end, and that creates concern and some uncertainty for low income tenants across the country. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is one of the federal agencies most impacted. On the department’s website a bright red notice announ
During Tuesday’s city commission meeting, commissioners and the mayor voted to extend his contract as the city searches for someone to fill his position. West was set to retire at the end of the month.
Dothan City School Board members vote to move forward in consolidating the JROTC program. During Monday’s school board meeting, the board voted to keep the Army JROTC program at Northview High School next school year - eliminating the Marine program.