10 years later, she’s starting over For all of Rachel Rice’s life, she thought being on some sort of medication or drug was normal. Now ... Read more

Latest news

ARH launches new monitoring system

From their station on the second floor of Andalusia Regional Hospital, nurses can simultaneously monitor the vital signs of 20 patients, and chart changes in ... Read more

  1. Local license office safe for now
  2. See ‘War Room’ today for free
  3. Roby in Andy on Wednesday

The Latest



Attorney General urges caution when buying Are you in the market for a used car? If so, there are three important pieces of information you ... Read more

Kim Hendrix to speak at Sav-A-Life banquet

Sav-A-Life organizers are expecting another big crowd at the 24th annual Sav-A-Life banquet on Sept. 21. “We always expect a good crowd,” Banquet chairperson Jan ... Read more

Katrina Timeline

Aug. 29, 2005: Hurricane Katrina makes landfall as a category 3. Covington County receives wind and rain. Aug. 30: Local National Guard unit deployed to ... Read more

2012 Opp traffic stop yields crystal meth conviction

A Covington County jury Thursday found Tommie Gene Self, 57, of Kinston, guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug ... Read more

More broadband coming to area

CenturyLink customers living in rural areas will soon have access to broadband, as the phone and Internet company accepted more than $505 million in annual ... Read more

  1. Extension office releases storm prep iBook
  2. Tomberlin sentenced to 45 months
  3. Quick jury finds Black guilty
  4. Forest Service employees fight fires out west
  5. Jury: Guilty
  6. Murder scene witness: I got out
  7. Williams details plea agreement on stand
  8. ARH launches new e-messaging system
  9. Gas prices near $2
  10. Bayou Feast tickets still available
  11. CEC urges members to speak out against EPA power plan
  12. Who testified in 1st day of murder trial?
  13. Murder trial witnesses talk meth, prostitution, penitentiary
  14. Local housing market improving
  15. ARH opening walk-in clinic Thursday
  16. Eyes on Erika: New storm in making
  17. CPC sponsors videos at movie
  18. Jury seated, arguments begin today
  19. Man charged after wreck
  20. Driver’s license offices could close
  21. 2nd Barton defendant takes plea agreement
  22. LBW recognizes employees for service
  23. System: Don’t panic over national lice reports
  24. Teen charged in opp shooting [updated]


UMS-Wright tops Andalusia

UMS-Wright tops Andalusia

A strong first half from the UMS-Wright Bulldogs, led to a 35-14 Andalusia defeat Friday night in Andalusia.   UMS got the ball to start ... Read more

  1. Opp hangs on for win over Straughn
  2. Red Level falls in opener
  3. New Brockton drops Eagles


Bless his heart, he loves petit fours

Peeping through my Venetian blind, I saw the sweet autumn clematis, still in bloom. I turned back to my tea and Miss Cora Covington, my ... Read more

Research: Caton descendants related

Recent research suggests all Caton descendants in county are related The earliest Caton family to migrate to Covington County was that of John Dent Caton, ... 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