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Covering Houston County: Dothan City Schools Set to Receive $1 Million in Tax Revenue

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) -- When Dothan passed it's one cent sales tax, the city said it was going to give Dothan City Schools $1 Million a year.   On June 1st they can now expect that first check.   At Tuesday night's city commission meeting, the city voted unanimously to give city schools the money that they were promised.  The money will go to fund algebra and fine arts programs in city middle shools. Superintendent Dr. Sam Nichols says this money opens up many oppotunities for thier students.  The money will go to fund algebra and fine arts programs in city middle shools.  Dr. Nichols continued to say, "their enriching for our kids, they give them oppotunities, they provide oppotunites for them that they would not otherwise have experiences for."  Currently their are 9,000 kids in the Dothan school system.
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