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Bailey Byrd, center, with her parents, Pam and Bob Byrd. Low-key holiday will be stark contrast to 2014 When Pam Byrd reflects on last Thanksgiving, ... Read more

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No aviation classes here in spring

  The doors of the Aviation Center in Andalusia will remain closed for spring 2016. They were closed for the current semester as well. Brandon ... Read more

  1. ‘Person of interest’ identified in Baker homicide
  2. SES 1st graders share what means the most to them this Thanksgiving

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‘Give us this day, our daily bread’

‘Give us this day, our daily bread’

Thanksgiving message: Focus on blessings can be antidote to worry Approximately 75 people attended a Community Thanksgiving Service sponsored by the Andalusia Area Ministerial Association ... Read more

DRS gives up lease at hangars

DRS officially gave up its lease on the twin hangars at South Alabama Regional Airport. Jed Blackwell, SARA co-director, said Tuesday that Ronnie Kearns of ... Read more

Body found in Baker near Old River Road

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent homicide after discovering the body of a white male on a parcel of private property off ... Read more

SARA attorney: Airport debt satisfied

South Alabama Regional Airport Attorney Anne Sumblin reported at Tuesday’s meeting that airport board long-term debt had been paid in full. That includes some $12 ... Read more

Free meal at St. Mary’s Thursday

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, in cooperation with other churches, supporters and volunteers, will again provide a free meal to anyone who needs it or is ... Read more

  1. Students explain how to cook a turkey
  2. McCuistian achieves 25 years as highly certified mechanic
  3. Locals to perform in Macy’s parade Thursday
  4. Angel sponsors needed for 340 children
  5. Business, political leaders discuss ‘banning box’ on job applications
  6. Mayor: Land too soggy for playground at lake
  7. 2015 Andalusia Star-News Readers’ Choice Awards (with gallery)
  8. Diabetics, don’t let holidays get you
  9. READERS CHOICE WINNERS [with gallery]
  10. Sales tax figures show growth
  11. Owe money in Opp? That could cost you your tax refund
  12. Animal shelter seeks sponsors
  13. Man travels around country promoting special needs camp
  14. Andalusia gets new orthopedic surgeon
  15. Barton running for school board
  16. Straughn Miccle School students learn about Native American heritage
  17. The way we cheered
  18. Retailers expect solid holiday sales
  19. Students research candidates, policies
  20. Students: Project taught tolerance, arguing effectively
  21. Mudding damage leads to policy on damaged, stolen property
  22. Holiday travel expected to be up
  23. Opp council asks for different sidewalk plans
  24. Patient stabs ambulance crew member


Bulldogs prep for roundball

Bulldogs prep for roundball

  For the first time in nearly a half-century, there will be a new coach roaming the sidelines for the Andalusia Bulldogs boys’ basketball team ... Read more

  1. Bobcats win 1st area title in 10 years (THROWBACK THURSDAY)
  2. Lady Tigers finish 2nd in Thanksgiving tournament
  3. Lady Bulldogs fight hard, but fall late


Singer-songwriter to play in Georgiana

Award-winning Nashville songwriter Anne E. DeChant and Alabama author Frye Gaillard will team together to bring a unique program of reading and song to the ... Read more

Good chance Thanksgiving sweet potatoes grown here

Good chance Thanksgiving sweet potatoes grown here

As Thanksgiving approaches, whether you’re serving a delicious sweet potato pie or a simple baked sweet potato topped with butter, it was likely grown by ... 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