Still Valentines, 60 years later

Still Valentines, 60 years later

It’s been said that relationships are always stronger when two people are best friends first and a couple second. For Doyle and Jackie Kinsaul, they ... Read more

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Italian Dinner is tonight

Christ the King Catholic Church will host its 17th annual Italian Dinner tonight, Sat., Feb. 13. Dine in or carry-out service is available, and there ... Read more



Alan Cotton of Alan Cotton Florist had dozens and dozens of roses ready for delivery on Friday. Cotton said Valentine’s Day is tricky when it ... Read more

Local deputies assist in search

Local deputies assist in search

Helped with knock, talks to find Brewton teen The Covington County Sheriff’s Department is among the agencies that have assisted the law enforcement officers in ... Read more

Abusers could face murder charges

Child abuse laws could be strengthened if the Alabama legislature passes Ava’s Law. Under Ava’s Law, a person could be charged with murder if they ... Read more



                    Sitel showed its appreciation for local law enforcement and emergency medical service personnel for their ... Read more

  1. Cabin Fever Car Show is today at Kiwanis Center
  2. Voter registration deadline is today
  3. OMS student’s prank 911 call lands him in handcuffs
  4. OPD nabs 2 in drug deal
  5. Worthless check unit looking for 24
  6. Mom testifies about drowsy driving
  7. Billboards to support search for missing Brewton girl
  8. No local schools considered failing
  9. SEAGD donates $150K to schools
  10. Warrants lead to more charges for Opp man
  11. Crash lands man in jail
  12. WS Neal middle schooler struck by car
  13. $50K+ raised at Cancer Freeze
  14. Chalmers: Stop bullying before school shooting happens here
  15. Amtrak could be coming back
  16. First reported case of Zika found in Alabama
  17. Lottery bill clears first hurdle
  18. 22K+ voters on published list
  19. Local grad rates good
  20. Black light show planned
  21. Brewton teen disappears; dogs assist in search
  22. Program addresses teen violence
  23. GOP plans Florala forum Feb. 23rd
  24. Mobile Vet Center coming to Andalusia next month


Lady Tigers top Lady Bulldogs for area crown

Lady Tigers top Lady Bulldogs for area crown

The Straughn Lady Tigers used a strong second half to knock off the Andalusia Lady Bulldogs 47-29 Friday night in Straughn for the Class 4A, ... Read more

  1. Ashford downs Straughn for area title
  2. Survey results: White-tailed deer still reigns supreme
  3. Lady Eagles win area crown


Red Garter 2016: Born in the USA

Red Garter 2016: Born in the USA

Rumor has it that there’ll be more than a couple of “politicians” at this year’s Red Garter Review, given that it is an election year, ... Read more

If it’s Valentine’s, there must be chocolate

Yes, Valentine’s Day is Sunday and what to cook or where to eat? I always suggest to stay home and enjoy a simple homey, lovely ... 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