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SES earns grant to fund Pioneer Day

Straughn Elementary School’s Tammie Evans recently earned a $500 grant through the Alabama Daughters of the American Revolution ... Read more | Add your comment

Andalusia man charged in stabbing, police pursuit

A 22-year-old Andalusia man is being held in the Covington County Jail on a $215,000 bond for a ... Read more | Add your comment

Thermal imaging helps firefighters find missing 90-year-old

A 90-year-old female who had slipped away from her home and caregivers was found safe late Sunday night, ... Read more | Add your comment

ACS superintendent, local pediatrician discuss COVID-19, school, health concerns

Children need to go to school, and even those parents who opt for a virtual school experience for ... Read more | Add your comment

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SES earns grant to fund Pioneer Day

Straughn Elementary School’s Tammie Evans recently earned a $500 grant through the Alabama Daughters of the American Revolution to help fund her Pioneer Day. “I ... Read more | Add your comment

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Andalusia man charged in stabbing, police pursuit

A 22-year-old Andalusia man is being held in the Covington County Jail on a $215,000 bond for a domestic stabbing and for eluding police. Jamerick ... Read more | Add your comment

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City employees begin work on 2020 Census

City employees began Friday morning calling local residents to encourage them to complete their 2020 Census. “We believe that Andalusia’s population was under counted in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:27 pm

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Opp family loses three family members in two days

On the evening of Thursday, July 30 the Opp Police Department received a call from Opp resident Amanda Hines, after she found her brother deceased ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:25 pm

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REMEMBERING COACH KINSAUL: HOF coach passes away at 87

Doyle Kinsaul’s legacy will live on in the Straughn Community. Kinsaul, the former basketball coach and teacher, passed away on Wed., July 29, 2020, at ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:21 pm

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Chucketts completes Finch Initiative

As a way to inspire young law students, Judge Ben Bowden created the Finch Initiative at the University of Alabama’s School of Law and its ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:58 pm

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Alabama ranked 3rd fastest growing state in Amazon sales

By: Donnamy Steele Internet sales in Alabama have skyrocketed, making it the third fastest-growing sales in the country according to Amazon. This influx of online ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:55 pm

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Locklier retires from Andalusia Animal Clinic

By: Donnamy Steele After nine years with the Andalusia Animal Clinic, Andalusia local Lisa Locklier is moving onto her next adventure. Locklier worked at Andalusia ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:52 pm

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Opp native opens psych practice in his hometown

Opp native Rusty Adams is coming back home to open a psychiatric practice after seeing the need for mental healthcare in Covington County. “Opp has ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:50 pm

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Sheriff announces new jail administrator, head of patrol

The Covington County Sheriff’s Department has a new face at the helm of jail operations and a new head of patrol. Sheriff Blake Turman said ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:20 pm

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SHERIFF: COVID-19 DRIVING UP OVERTIME AT COUNTY JAIL

Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman says that COVID-19 is driving up overtime at the county jail. Turman said multiple staff members have tested positive over ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:57 pm

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DA’s office welcomes canine companion

The Covington County District Attorney’s Office has recently welcomed its newest team member, Canine Companions for Independence Facility Dog, Wendell III. Wendell, under the leadership ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:50 pm

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DO NOT OPEN: Commissioners warn about mystery seeds

Scientists with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System agree that unsolicited seed packets being delivered in Alabama and across the country could pose a real threat ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:49 pm

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LBWCC releases back to school plan

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College has released its COVID-19 plans as students prepare to head back to campus. The information included in this plan outlines ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:26 pm

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Sconiers to seek reelection

Will Sconiers has announced his intention to seek reelection to the District 1 seat on the Andalusia City Council. Sconiers said he is proud of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:25 pm

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APPLE delays opening

The City of Andalusia will not open its APPLE after-school program for at least the first nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Director of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:24 pm

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ACS Board of Education makes personnel decisions

Andalusia City Schools made several personnel decisions during its regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday night. Status Change: Altheia Jackson from a history teacher at ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:50 am

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Retired physician, AHS grad pens book

Everyone loves Dr. Bill Hansford’s stories and it was that love of his stories that drove Hansford to write his latest book. The 1964 Andalusia ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:35 pm

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Farmers Home Furniture to open next week

By: Donnamy Steele A new business will be opening its doors in Andalusia next week. Farmers Home Furniture will be opening on August 4 and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:34 pm

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CCS announces back to school plan

Covington County Schools has released its traditional schooling plan for parents that need more information on whether to send their children back to school or ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:31 pm

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TWO ANDALUSIA ADULTS INDICTED FOR MURDER

Two Andalusia adults were indicted by a grand jury on murder charges in connection with the shooting death of Kaylun Gray. An Okaloosa County Grand ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:30 pm

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ABC Board: Alcohol sales to end at 11 p.m. in Alabama

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board approved an emergency order Monday that limits the hours of on-premises consumption of alcohol. Restaurants, bars, and other ABC ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, July 27, 2020 12:44 pm

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Christopher’s Jewelry hosting raffle to benefit Megan Smile’s Foundation

By: Ora Nelson Christopher’s Jewelry is hosting a benefit raffle for the Megan Kelley Smiles Foundation until July 31. The benefit will feature 11 handmade ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:18 pm

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Red Level woman arrested on child abuse charges

A Red Level woman was arrested this week for her alleged involvement in the breaking of a 4-month-old baby’s legs. Ashley Anne Mack, 26, was ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:17 pm

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FOOTBALL TO START ON TIME: Head coaches react to AHSAA guidelines for season

In March, COVID-19 shut down sports for good in Alabama, but after four months, the Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board approved for fall ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:15 pm

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Nix qualifies for city council municipal elections

Joe Nix announced that he has qualified to seek election for the Andalusia City Council District 1 seat. Nix attended Carter G. Woodson School prior ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:10 pm

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Bartholomew seeks election as Opp mayor

John E. Bartholomew announced that he is seeking election as mayor of Opp in the 2020 elections. Bartholomew said he believes much was accomplished when ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:08 pm