Pools open June 1

Pools open June 1

The days are getting warmer, but the good news is the pools open in fewer than two weeks. The pools – Coleman and Cooper – ... Read more

Latest news

AHS val, sal headed to state’s top universities

Andalusia High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian may be going to the state’s top universities, but will take with them a good sense of hard work ... Read more

  1. Mayor: Beef up activities, save park
  2. ACS to host free summer meals
  3. Florala OKs $231K sidewalk bid

The Latest

Jones: Years from now, we’ll realize how big this is

  Years down the road, Alabama’s leaders will look back and how important Thursday’s signing of a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill was, Rep. Mike ... Read more

Young sentence delayed again

The sentencing hearing for the Andalusia businessman who pleaded guilty to charges involved in the theft of some $53 million was postponed, yet again. Patricia ... Read more

Cremation up locally; burial still prime

A national trend of using cremation instead of a traditional burial is catching on, but traditional funerals are still the norm here. According to the ... Read more

Jury acquits man on marijuana charge in appeal

A Covington County jury found Marricus Wade not guilty of possession of marijuana II after a short, one-day trial on appeal Tuesday. The defense and ... Read more

Lortab dealer taken off streets

Drug Task Force Agents ended a two-month long investigation Tuesday and took an alleged drug dealer off the streets. DTF Agent Greg Jackson told the ... Read more

  1. Auxiliary to celebrate Poppy Day
  2. ­­Families push val, sal to excellence
  3. 2 sent to hospital after wreck Tuesday
  4. Odom to retire from dream job
  5. OCS board approves personnel changes
  6. Dash-cam video, E911 call detail confusion
  7. OCS school lunch prices to increase
  8. AMVETS to hold Memorial Day services
  9. Opp drops charges, details pediatrician’s driving record
  10. Jury clears former cop in appeal
  11. Wilson to lead new AHS alternative school
  12. Foundation’s inaugural 5K city’s biggest
  13. ACS school lunch prices to increase
  14. New mom, nurse practitioner loves working with kids
  15. SIB named named 1 of top banks
  16. William, Ava top baby names in 2014
  17. Man jailed for drug trafficking
  19. Sitel to add 100 new jobs
  20. Hunts honored for 20 years of GACD
  21. Benefit set for Harold Stricklin
  22. Former Seahawk credits Opp to his success
  23. Golfers needed for Full Tummy fundraiser
  24. Teen pregnancy rate down in county


Bobcats look to build of last season’s success

  The Opp Bobcats will be looking to build off the success of Brent Hill’s first season as head coach as the 2015 season is ... Read more

  1. High hopes for Straughn’s 2015 football season
  2. Tigers rush past Luverne in spring game
  3. Alligator Trot 5K scheduled for June


Ready for SUMMER

Ready for SUMMER

Students plan vacations to beach, camp, more For six Andalusia Elementary fifth graders, the last day of school on May 21 can’t get here soon ... Read more

The Confederate jasmine is a beautiful sight

Peeping through my Venetian blind at the Confederate jasmine, growing on my little, picket fence, I thought of Confederate Memorial Day, celebrated May 26 in ... 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