Reserve deputies vital to local sheriff’s department

Reserve deputies vital to local sheriff’s department

There are nearly 20 reserve deputies in the Covington County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Dennis Meeks said they are very valuable to the county. Read more

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Your help sought to save park

The Opp Chamber of Commerce is leading a fight to keep Frank Jackson State Park open. Read more

  1. Relay is at 30% of goal
  2. Concerned citizens meeting set to discuss Opp Head Start
  3. Flash flooding could be an issue

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‘Crimson Heart’ shows Moore’s love for UA

‘Crimson Heart’ shows Moore’s love for UA

Most anyone who knows any University of Alabama football lore would agree that “Crimson Heart” accurately describes Mal Moore’s love for the football program there. Read more

Andalusia pair arrested for Spice

A large sum of drugs, including Spice, landed an Andalusia pair in jail earlier this week. Read more

1st Hardin Street Community Center phase is complete

The first phase of a three-phase project at the Hardin Street Community Center is complete. The city held an open house on Thursday to show ... Read more

Opp Head Start facility closes doors until “further notice”

Officials have temporarily closed the doors of the Opp Head Start facility until further notice, citing demolition of nearby “derelict buildings.” Read more

  1. sMiles for Megan
  2. Budget cuts threaten 2 local parks
  3. Opp Head Start temporarily closed
  4. Help send Bailey to Hawaii
  5. AES hole from repairs, not meteor
  6. Apply now for Head Start; celebration today
  7. Opp’s Bob Taylor’s Carpet One turns 50
  8. String band finishes 2nd at district, advances to state
  9. 3 wanted for failure to pay restitution
  10. Gantt home destroyed by fire
  11. Shaw’s 1 of top 10 best employers
  12. Opp building collapses
  13. DA: County has a spice problem
  14. “Houston, do you read me?” TAG students complete space mission
  15. Boothe promoted to lieutenant at OPD
  16. Inclimate weather collapses Opp wall [updated]
  17. Red Level man to be charged with attempted murder
  18. Rain is here to stay for rest of week
  19. APD surpasses $10K goal after ‘arrest’ event
  20. Rains didn’t dampen Rodeo crowds
  21. City purchases new baler for recycling plant
  22. $72K donated for new play area
  24. Rain or shine: Rodeo on go


PHS senior signs with Huntingdon

PHS senior signs with Huntingdon

Pleasant Home senior Alex Myrick will continue his basketball career at Huntingdon after signing his letter of intent Friday morning in the Frank Ray Garner ... Read more

  1. Lady Bobcats top Lady Eagles
  2. Bobcats eliminated in round 1
  3. Covington Raiders need support for final home games




LBW Community College will recognize excellence in the visual arts as it presents the 31st annual student art show, April 21-May 5, in the Andalusia ... Read more

Taylor’s parents were early settlers in county

Several stories have been written about the prominent Taylor family of Covington and Crenshaw Counties. A descendant in this family, Doyle Taylor of Dozier, wrote ... 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