Rain? What rain?

Rain? What rain?

Weather doesn’t dampen spirits of Honor Flight vets Drizzling rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 50 veterans and guardians who traveled to ... Read more

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Daphne takes top honors at A-Town Invitational

  Daphne High School’s band earned overall grand champion honors, after its drum major, color guard, percussion and band earned best in class honors in ... Read more

  1. 5 things you need to know today
  2. Hogs are problem at Country Club
  3. Halloween events moving to Springdale

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Soldier’s family: Forrest loved what he did

Soldier’s family: Forrest loved what he did

Just before Staff Sgt. Forrest Sibley left the States for his fourth tour of duty in the Middle East, he visited the 100 acres he ... Read more

Miracle League adds soccer

Miracle League adds soccer

Miracle League of Covington County is trying something new on the baseball field this fall – soccer. Caitlin Shipman, program director for the Andalusia’s Department ... Read more

Hammett to end tenure as chief of staff

Hammett to end tenure as chief of staff

Former Speaker of the House Seth Hammett will end his tenure as interim chief of staff to Gov. Robert Bentley in two weeks. Hammett – ... Read more

Chili cookoff part of AJWC’s new Fall Festival [with forms]

Chili cookoff part of AJWC’s new Fall Festival [with forms]

The Andalusia Junior Woman’s Club is challenging cooks who have a good chili recipe to put their specialty to a taste test in a chili ... Read more

Docket includes murder, Florala Utilities case

There’s a full docket for the next jury trial week, set for Oct. 19. The pre-trial docket includes: • Thomas Eric Bush for sexual abuse of ... Read more

  1. Foreign currency tip leads investigators to thief
  2. Rainfall totals behind last year
  4. White to chair rail commission
  5. 15 state stores closing, too
  6. Motorcycle wreck claims deputy’s life
  8. 25 total armories to close
  9. Parents sought for October family forum
  10. County OKs leaner budget
  11. She’s found success in a man’s world
  12. A message in lights
  13. SIB breaks ground today
  14. Cottage food law course set Tuesday
  15. 31 license offices closed
  16. Property tax bills on way
  17. Service honors law officers; all to get blue lights
  18. LBWCC’s College Night offers students previews
  19. National Night Out set for Oct. 6
  20. 25 bands coming to A-Town
  21. OPD busts 1 for coke, pot
  22. Firefighters step up, help Okaloosa Co.
  23. $10K+ raised for cancer
  24. What will rains do to peanuts?


PHS PTO plans November 5K, fun run

Pleasant Home PTO will hold A Running Canvas, a 5K Color Run and a Kids’ Fun Run, on Fri., Nov. 13. PTO volunteer Tracy Josey ... Read more

  1. Straughn’s luck changes
  2. Georgiana blanks Pleasant Home
  3. McKenzie rolls past Red Level


Kelley moved family here from South Carolina

Today’s column will feature the Kelley ancestry of Mary Elizabeth (Kelley) Burke, the Arrant descendant identified in last week’s story. Her parents and relatives lived ... Read more

Cake contest added to fair; $500 in prizes

Cake contest added to fair; $500 in prizes

Prizes totaling $500 will be awarded in a cake decorating contest – a new attraction at the Kiwanis Covington County Fair. The contest is set ... 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