Richard Robertson, who has taught and coached in the Andalusia City School system for 50 years, is retiring. Read more

Latest news


Concert series ‘great’ for city The curtain was drawn for the last July Jamz concert event Thursday night at Springdale. Families and folks from all ... Read more

  1. LBWCC program receives $2.9M grant
  2. Crossover auction set for Saturday
  3. Mizell Gala is next week

The Latest

Hines named president-elect of state council

Sonja Hines is a lifelong learner. Read more

Commission accepts airport agreement

The Covington County Commission accepted the South Alabama Airport Authority’s proposal to enter into an agreement to refinance the airport’s debt during a special-called meeting ... Read more

Final July Jamz is tonight

Andalusia native Evan Brooks will bring his band Doctors and Lawyers to close the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever summer concert series – July ... Read more

C130 work underway

C130 work underway

Almost half-way through its stay in Andalusia, the NASA-owned C130 currently housed at South Alabama Regional Airport has, in some ways, been a tourist attraction. Read more

AHS roof nears finish line

AHS roof nears finish line

“We’re good. That’s all there is to it.” Read more

  1. ARH adds electronic messaging system
  2. Pleasant Home sophomore sets sights on film industry
  3. Andy man’s sentencing delayed again
  4. No consensus for state budget solution
  6. June sales tax collections up here
  7. White running for county chair
  8. Florala soliciting bids for Christmas decor
  9. Sponsors needed for WWII program
  10. ‘Meet Your Neighbor’ Breakfast is Saturday
  11. Final July Jamz is tomorrow
  12. Wreck claims life of Red Level woman
  13. Sheriff’s office investigating runaway juvenile
  14. Improvements coming to AHS stadium
  15. Chamber to host legislative update
  16. Bowden to seek circuit judge office
  17. Andy BOE close to full staff
  18. Hot weather, storms expected this week
  19. Chamber to host breakfast
  20. Helms Automotive and Key opens
  21. LBWCC’s Cook retiring from teaching
  22. Missing Andalusia teen found
  23. APD looking for missing juvenile


‘Putt’ him in a good mood

‘Putt’ him in a good mood

Playing in his first professional golf tournament, Straughn graduate Brooks Rabren finished 5-under-par and tied for third place at the Alabama Open at Timber Creek ... Read more

  1. Karate kids take Gatlinburg by storm
  2. Andy wins 14U district tourney (Throwback Thursday)
  3. Anderson named basketball Official of the Year


MERRY MURAL [with gallery]

MERRY MURAL [with gallery]

Newest mural depicts parade on Three Notch Not long ago, Andalusia’s mural committee was working on two ideas. The first was a tribute to law ... Read more

Birthday dinners are the best

I spent my birthday this year in New Orleans (which I tend to do every year) and ate at the same restaurant, Peche, and had ... 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