Iron Bowl 2015

Iron Bowl 2015

Jake Ricardy browses the selection of Auburn and Alabama apparel at Ward & Company Friday afternoon to get ready for Saturday’s Iron Bowl. Even AU ... Read more

Latest news

Civitan Club hosting 13.1 mile run Saturday

The Andalusia Civitan Club is sponsoring the city’s first-ever half marathon, along with a 5K walk and run next Saturday. Organizer Jennifer Evers O’Neal said ... Read more

  1. Local toddler battling stage 3 cancer to benefit from 2016 Cancer Freeze recipient
  2. Police investigate assault, robbery
  3. Man assaulted, robbed

The Latest

Support local biz Saturday

Local community leaders and business owners are encouraging shoppers to remember “Small Business Saturday” when shopping this weekend. Retailers rely on the Christmas shopping period ... Read more

$8.2M in property taxes still to be collected

Some $8.2 million in property taxes are still owned to the Covington County Revenue Commissioner’s office. Revenue Commissioner Chuck Patterson said that his office has ... Read more

Older couple adopts boy with special needs

Adopting a toddler at 66 and 68 might sound like a daunting job, but for Myra and Bobby Parker of Jack, it was a no-brainer. ... Read more

DHR set to adopt 11 children out

Covington County DHR is on track to complete 11 foster parent adoptions a number up from around six last year. So far, they have completed ... Read more

2 charged in home burglaries

Investigators with the Opp Police Department have charged two individuals for separate residential burglaries and thefts. A 17-year-old male resident who was involved in a ... Read more

  1. Volunteers prepare 400 meals
  2. No aviation classes here in spring
  3. ‘Person of interest’ identified in Baker homicide
  4. SES 1st graders share what means the most to them this Thanksgiving
  7. ‘Give us this day, our daily bread’
  8. DRS gives up lease at hangars
  9. Body found in Baker near Old River Road
  10. SARA attorney: Airport debt satisfied
  11. Free meal at St. Mary’s Thursday
  12. Students explain how to cook a turkey
  13. McCuistian achieves 25 years as highly certified mechanic
  14. Blair pleads guilty in Opp sex case
  15. Locals to perform in Macy’s parade Thursday
  16. Angel sponsors needed for 340 children
  17. Business, political leaders discuss ‘banning box’ on job applications
  18. Mayor: Land too soggy for playground at lake
  19. 2015 Andalusia Star-News Readers’ Choice Awards (with gallery)
  20. Diabetics, don’t let holidays get you
  21. READERS CHOICE WINNERS [with gallery]
  22. Sales tax figures show growth
  23. Owe money in Opp? That could cost you your tax refund
  24. Animal shelter seeks sponsors


AHS women’s soccer possibility in ‘17

AHS women’s soccer possibility in ‘17

AHS head soccer coach Tim Ramsden said he will hold an informal tryout for a girls-only soccer team this year, with hopes of establishing a ... Read more

  1. AU increases security for Iron Bowl
  2. Florala looks to build off last season
  3. Hourel shines


Don’t overcrowd your plate, make time for people

Lately, I found myself somewhat overwhelmed with too much to do and not enough time to do it. It’s going to get even busier between ... Read more

Vieira, Sanders to exchange vows in December wedding

Cynthia Vieira and Mark Sanders announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. A native of Opp, the bride is the daughter of Yvonne Vieira and Felipe ... Read more

Special Sections


Straughn gets $600K grant

A three-year, $600,000 grant means that Straughn schools will soon be able to expand its after-school program. County Schools Federal Programs Coordinator Donny Powell confirmed ... Read more


Waiting game? There’s an app for that

Today, we play the waiting game. We wait for our name to be called by the ... Read more

Letter to the Editor

Please, don’t abuse gators

I found your front page photo regarding “Gigantic Gators” to be not amusing, but a disturbing comment on our society. Hunting is one thing, quite ... Read more | 1 comment