Quite often, Lockhart resident Kenneth Bailey likes to get an update on the construction of the Jackson Pond bridge. Bailey said construction workers built up ... Read more

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BP to pay state more than $2 billion

Thursday morning’s announcement that BP has agreed to pay the State of Alabama more than $2 billion in damages related to the 2010 Gulf oil ... Read more

  1. Farmer’s market open today
  2. Bowden still not giving licenses
  3. River Falls acquires transferred property

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CAC needs volunteers

Want to make difference to families and children who are hurting? Read more

Winn-Dixie to give Saturday profits to wounded warriors

Winn-Dixie to give Saturday profits to wounded warriors

Those who shop at Winn-Dixie tomorrow will help support wounded warriors. Read more

Mental health head takes office

Mental health head takes office

On Tuesday, Jim Perdue closed out more than 13 years of work as probate judge of Crenshaw County. Read more

Want to save on your light bill?

Professionals offer tips to help conserve energy With sizzling summer temperatures increasing, locals could find themselves looking for ways to save on their energy bills ... Read more



Local camp sees big numbers this summer With the summer already halfway over, Blue Lake Methodist Camp has already seen between 600-700 kids, and those ... Read more

  1. Man tried to send crack in mail
  2. Gantt resident’s century cactus blooms
  3. Lee tapped for county’s board of registrars
  4. Executions could begin again
  5. County has sent 3 to death row
  7. Jones tapped for justice reform
  8. 3 wanted for failure to pay restitution
  9. 2 indicted for theft charges
  10. New NAACP board has full agenda ahead
  11. From our files: Last execution of county man was 1952
  12. Experts encourage snake safety
  14. SESSIONS: Marriage is a state issue
  15. Local girl has found love for snakes
  16. First Baptist recognizes first responders [with gallery]
  17. NASA C-130 lands, maintenance set [updated with gallery]
  18. Gay rights supporters petition Bowden to sell licenses
  19. COLLINS: It’s important that everyone be happy
  20. Florala kids raise money for carnival adventure
  21. Probate judge urges patience in marriage license question [updated]
  22. Breaking: In light of SCOTUS ruling, no marriage licenses in Covington County
  23. Coroner confirms cause of death
  24. Victoryland can reopen


Covington County, Opp look to take state title

Covington County, Opp look to take state title

Covington County will host the 2015 Cal Ripken state tournament this weekend beginning with pool play on Saturday. Four other teams from across the state ... Read more

  1. Local cowboy heads to International Finals
  2. Former Bulldog Kale elected to 2015 HOF
  3. Covington County 10U softball begin state tournament tonight




Kids were reeling in fish at McArthur Pond on the campus of LBWCC in Opp Thursday morning as a part of the Shine Program. Read more

Put some Houston flare in your dinner menu

Our daughter is moving to Houston for two years so I have a new city to visit and some new foods and restaurants to explore. ... 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