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Local releases first book

Evergreen native Broderick Palmore released his debut novel “Less Than Holy. The Victims. The Cries. D.R.I.N.” in the ... Read more | Add your comment

FINDING HER CALLING

BY KAITLIN HOLLEY     After years of trying to figure out how to find a career to ... Read more | Add your comment

Four arrested on drug charges

  Four locals were arrested on drug charges after an exorbitant amount of methamphetamine and some spice was ... Read more | Add your comment

WAITIN’ ON SISTER

Caroline Sansom, Amelia Sansom and Adelyn Sansom waiting for their sister outside the Andalusia Ballet at Robinson Park ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local releases first book

Evergreen native Broderick Palmore released his debut novel “Less Than Holy. The Victims. The Cries. D.R.I.N.” in the hopes of entertaining people with his words. ... Read more | Add your comment

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FINDING HER CALLING

BY KAITLIN HOLLEY     After years of trying to figure out how to find a career to help others, Andalusia’s Sarah Atkinson has found ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local businessman appointed commissioner in Crenshaw

Local businessman Stallion Sasser recently was appointed District 4 County Commissioner in Crenshaw County. Gov. Kay Ivey appointed Sasser to fill the office formerly held ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:54 pm

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Medical marijuana bill introduced

Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, introduced a bill Tuesday to authorize medical marijuana in Alabama, following months of study by a commission composed of doctors, legislators ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, February 17, 2020 5:44 pm

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U.S. Congress candidate: ‘Stand with me’

U.S. Congress Candidate Troy King is running for Congress because he said there needs to be people in Washington that have a backbone. Last Monday, ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, February 17, 2020 5:43 pm

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Red Garter set to ‘roar’ next month

By: Kaitlin Holley What would you do if you knew you had a chance to go back to a place that made you feel alive ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, February 17, 2020 5:40 pm

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Wing man survives fall

On January 21, Wing local Jason Barrow’s life changed forever after falling 10 feet out of a hunting stand, landing on his crossbow and breaking ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27 pm

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Forest Service to burn Conecuh this weekend

The U.S. Forest Service fire management personnel plan to conduct prescribed burns in the Conecuh National Forest this weekend depending on weather conditions.  The weather ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, February 14, 2020 6:02 pm

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Remember When: Valentines Day 100 years ago

     100 years ago, slang words like “heebie-jeebies, hotsy-totsy, high-hat, speak-easy, jalopy, and dumb Dora” were “copasetic (cool)!”    Song hits of 1920 were ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 14, 2020 4:46 pm

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Eat healthy without breaking the bank

Think eating healthy foods is too expensive to try? Think again: A recent study showed that a healthy diet costs only about $1.50 more per day per ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, February 14, 2020 10:21 am

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Coronavirus causes drop in gas prices

Gas prices around the state are beginning to drop due to low seasonal demand and the coronavirus. Clay Ingram, spokesperson for AAA Alabama said that ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, February 14, 2020 10:20 am

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Senate passes bill to protect animals

It may soon be against the law to leave animals in hot cars. A bill sponsored by local Sen. Jimmy Holley, R- Elba, called Senate ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, February 14, 2020 10:19 am

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Florala takes ownership of hospital buildings

The City of Florala has taken ownership of the several buildings on the Florala Memorial Hospital campus. Florala mayor Terry Holley said it was long ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:26 pm

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WILDCATS ADVANCE TO REGIONALS

The Florala High School Wildcat varsity boys basketball team is headed to the AHSAA State Regional semifinal after holding on to beat J.F. Shields 62-56. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:12 pm

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OHS CHEER TAKES HOME THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Opp High School cheerleaders are Universal Cheerleader Association National Champions.  This past weekend, the OHS cheerleaders traveled to Orlando to participate in the 2020 ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:38 am

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WILDCATS ADVANCE TO SUB-REGIONALS

Friday night, the Florala High School Wildcat varsity boy’s basketball team clinched the area championship by beating Brantley High School 48-46. Brantley took the lead ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:35 am

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Local martial arts presentation in Evergreen

Judy Abna, group leader of the ladies group in Evergreen, organized a martial arts and mixed martial arts presentation for the ladies on Feb. 6. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:34 am

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Memolusia uses sentimental theme to honor past alumni

Memolusia 2020’s theme this year was used to honor those that have performed on the stage before this year’s contestants. Andalusia High School Memolusia sponsor ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 7, 2020 7:49 pm

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Mandatory Liability Insurance law change goes into effect

New changes to the Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance law are now put in place by the Covington County Probate Office. The Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 7, 2020 7:45 pm

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City announces changes in recycling program

The City of Andalusia recently signed a new contract for its curbside recycling program that limits the items that can be included in recycling bags ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 7, 2020 7:44 pm

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Red Level man pleads guilty to assault, sexual abuse, sodomy

Benjamin Duane Jones, 58, of Red Level, pleaded guilty Friday in front of Circuit Judge Lex Short in two separate cases. Jones was charged with ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 7, 2020 7:43 pm

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SHS physics team wins 1st place at UA competition

The Straughn High School Physics Team competed in the 44th Annual University of Alabama Physics Competition and walked away with first place in the small ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 7, 2020 11:50 am

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Andalusia local opens skin therapy salon

Andalusia local Amy Henderson said she finds joy in helping people relax, which is why she has opened a skin therapy salon. One year ago, ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 7, 2020 11:48 am

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BOBCATS MOVE ON AFTER BUZZER-BEATER THRILLER

The Opp High School varsity boys basketball team is headed the area championship after coming back and winning at the buzzer against the Straughn High ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, February 6, 2020 11:01 am

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Local football stars sign to play at next level

Jean Jones signs with Wingate University Andalusia High School senior Jean Jones inked with Wingate University Wednesday. Jones said he decided on Wingate because of ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:35 pm

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EMA watching weather

The Covington County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a potential threat of severe weather. EMA director Susan Harris said heavy rain will continue to affect ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:30 pm

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Superintendents: Keep calendars in local hands

Local school superintendents this week say they do not support possible legislation to force a mandatory Labor Day to Memorial Day school calendar. This is ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:28 pm