Record crowd for ‘Cookies’

Record crowd for ‘Cookies’

The crowd at Saturday’s first of two “Cookies with Characters” shows was larger than both of last year’s shows combined, organizer Kiley Spears said. It ... Read more

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‘Cookies’ event is today

Meredith’s Miracles will hold its annual Cookies with Characters event today. There will be two opportunities for parents and children to enjoy the show. A ... Read more

  2. Fire marshal: Fire at Consolation Church was arson
  3. Bentley outlines tax plan for shortfall

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Thousands collected for victims

The district attorney’s office collected $46,678 in restitution and $56,524 in worthless checks this month. The totals, released yesterday by the DA’s office after days ... Read more


The Opp pool project has been put on hold, the mayor said Friday. Citing financial obligations at the airport, Mayor John Bartholomew said the city ... Read more

Prison reform crucial this session

When the Alabama legislature convenes for its 2015 session on Tuesday, prison reform will be at the top of Rep. Mike Jones’ list of priorities. ... Read more

Car strikes pedestrian

Car strikes pedestrian

A pedestrian was injured Thursday night after being struck by a vehicle near the Cannon Oil station on Hwy 55. Andalusia Police and Advanced EMS ... Read more

DA’s coming for you

DA’s coming for you

Think you owe restitution money or have outstanding bad checks? The Covington County District Attorney’s Office, with the help of many other local law enforcement ... Read more

  1. Mizell offers summer shadowing program
  2. Teams still needed for Relay for Life
  3. Residents OK annexation
  4. More vehicle checkpoints coming
  5. OMS student shares BLUE message
  6. Opp files motion to dismiss home appeal
  7. County hires new CATS director
  8. Cuts could cripple airport
  9. 2 charged in burglaries
  10. DTF busts 6 Andalusia residents for 28 grams of meth
  12. 50%+ LBW students graduate in 6 years
  14. Primitive camping now available at Frank Jackson
  15. Albritton to head Ethics Commission [updated]
  16. Albritton to lead Ethics Commission
  17. Hospital named top ER
  18. CCEDC: Traffic count should make Florala boom
  19. Ribbon cutting today at state park
  20. Memphis company purchases Welders Supply
  21. Fort Rucker ‘listening’ meeting draws 1,600
  22. OPD investigating shooting of 18-year-old
  24. Glover is guest speaker


Wild and crazy rodeo life

Wild and crazy rodeo life

Justin Strader was one of the many cowboys that arrived in Andalusia this weekend to participate in The Island View Casino PCA Kickoff Rodeo I ... Read more

  1. Ready, set, run: 3 5Ks set in March
  2. Bulldogs fall to Enterprise
  3. Opp hammers Elba 14-1


Fifty Forward group learns about new book

Peeping through my Venetian blind, I saw Miss Cora and Miss Flora, coming over from Covington Hall, a bouquet of daffodils, freshly picked, in Miss ... Read more

Try these Moroccan dishes

We had decided on a winter trip to Morocco. Bought a guidebook and skimmed through it. I read, “If you can see only one city ... 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