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Governor appoints Bowden as circuit judge

Gov. Robert Bentley has appointed Probate Judge Ben Bowden to replace retiring Circuit Judge Ashley McKathan. Bentley notified Bowden, who won the circuit judge seat ... Read more

Commission tables proposal about district elections

Covington County Commissioners tabled Chairman Bill Godwin’s request to approve a resolution seeking legislation to have commissioners elected by district instead of county-wide. Currently, a ... Read more

Attorney accuses county of political games

A local couple, along with their attorney, was present at the county commission on Wednesday to question why a notice to remove their company’s sign ... Read more

Sheriff: No to new gun bill

Legislation would OK firearms in car sans license Alabama sheriffs and police chiefs are opposing a bill that would make it legal to carry loaded ... Read more

Merrell announces bid for re-election as district attorney

Walt Merrell has announced he has qualified as a Republican to seek re-election as district attorney of the 22nd judicial circuit. Merrell is currently serving ... Read more