Dothan Plan to Improve Senior Citizen's Services

As part of Dothan’s new increased one percent sales tax, Dothan city officials are making sure area senior citizens are taken care of.

In a news conference held Monday morning, Dothan Mayor Pat Thomas released a plan to enhance senior citizen's services.

The plan will be to increase programs held through the city's Rose Hill Senior Center, by teaming up with SARCOA, adding more senior citizen activities, and adding more personnel.

Dothan's seniors are pleased with the announcement.

Seniors will also get a new center. Construction is set to begin in January of 2008.

Meanwhile, a groundbreaking ceremony took place for a convention and senior center to be built on the main campus of Enterprise-Ozark Community College.

The college deeded the 10-acres for the $4.5 million facility to be built.

It will be used for a multitude of activities by the college, the city of Enterprise and Coffee County.

The new facility is expected to be completed by the spring of 2008.