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A Father’s Day Dedication: The story of Torpedo Squadron 8 at the Battle of Midway

As we celebrate Father’s Day this year, we remember the sacrifices of all the young fathers who never ... Read more | Add your comment

Remember When: ‘The Old Hometown Had Gone Away’

In the 1970s, McDonald and Baker, Montgomery Architects, aka Johnny McDonald and Douglas Baker, offered a report or ... Read more | Add your comment

Local resident keeps special gift for over 50 years

Some toys seem to vanish into thin air as time passes, but others are worth taking care of ... Read more | Add your comment

Tropical storm brings flood threat

The National Weather Service in Mobile/Pensacola are warning of possible flooding over the weekend associated with a tropical ... Read more | Add your comment

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Air Force historian to keynote Memorial Day event

The City of Andalusia will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Mon., May 31, at the Covington Veterans Memorial on the campus ... Read more | Add your comment

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Andalusia Public Library set to host Summer Reading Program

After a year of being closed due to COVID-19, the Andalusia Public Library is happy to offer once again the Summer Reading Program. “I am ... Read more | Add your comment

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Wilson named AHS principal

The Andalusia Board of Education on Friday named Ray Wilson the new principal at Andalusia High School. Wilson will be in familiar territory as principal ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:04 pm

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Host families needed for youth tournament

The City of Andalusia’s Department of Leisure Services is seeking volunteers to serve as host families when the Dixie Youth Baseball 12U O-Zone State Tournament ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:41 pm

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Asthon Wells remembered for service, love of family

Grover Ashton Wells Jr. was remembered this week for his storied life and love of family. Wells, 80, died Saturday, June 12. He first made ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:51 am

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One arrested in shots fired incident

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic incident involving shots fired early Tuesday morning, resulting in one arrest. Travis Michael Blocker, 38, was ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:36 pm

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‘Mrs. Rose’ launches Connecting with the Community summer program

When Rose White Parker was growing up, she participated in the summer program at Andalusia’s Will Coleman Center. As a teen and an adult, she ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:24 pm

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CCSO partners with DEA to create Criminal Interdiction Unit

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office will be working with other law enforcement to create a Criminal Interdiction Unit. “With assistance from the Drug Enforcement Agency, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:16 pm

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Another suspect charged in car burglaries

The quick response of a homeowner led the Andalusia Police Department to make yet another arrest for car burglary. Gary Lee Moore, 23, of Opp, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 14, 2021 4:34 pm

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All In Credit Union holds grand opening in Andalusia

All In Credit Union celebrated the opening of its new Andalusia branch at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9. Members of the community joined the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 14, 2021 9:23 am

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Tip leads to two arrests in car burglaries

The Andalusia Police Department has two suspects in custody who were caught near Andalusia High School after a caller reported seeing two suspects breaking into ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 12, 2021 1:24 pm

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Ridin’ & Ropin’: Young wranglers compete at AJRA state finals

The best in cowboying is on display in Andalusia as young wranglers from across the area are competing in the Alabama Junior Rodeo Association’s Finals. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, June 10, 2021 6:11 pm

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Tennis camp teaches ‘love for the sport’

The Andalusia Tennis Association and the City of Andalusia are teaching the fundamentals of tennis during a summer camp this week. After having to cancel ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:45 pm

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Opp woman killed in vehicle collision

An Opp woman was killed in a vehicle crash Tuesday morning. Ashley Deborah Lord, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:45 pm

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Popular Opp business burned in Monday fire

An Opp business that served as a meeting place for local residents and a unique stop for travelers was destroyed in a fire Monday night. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:42 pm

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UPDATE: APD releases information on stabbing suspect

A suspect has been arrested and faces assault charges after the stabbing of a Covington County Department of Human Resources employee on Monday. Jacob Gillespie, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 7, 2021 3:24 pm

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Suspect arrested after stabbing incident at DHR

A suspect believed to be involved in a stabbing incident Monday morning was taken into custody, according to the Andalusia Police Department. The identity of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 7, 2021 12:18 pm

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Andalusia man injured in Savannah, Georgia

An Andalusia man was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Savannah, Georgia. According to the Savannah Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit, John Kervin, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, June 6, 2021 10:26 am

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APL kicks off Summer Reading Program

The Andalusia Public Library kicked off its Summer Reading Program Thursday with a special show featuring Dr. Magical Balloons at Springdale. Children enjoyed watching Dr. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, June 4, 2021 3:56 pm

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Andalusia BOE election changes approved

The Andalusia City Council approved a measure Tuesday that will move city school board elections up one year. In an effort to comply with recent ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, June 4, 2021 3:52 pm

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SPLASH DOWN IN ANDALUSIA!

Splash pad opens to children just in time to beat summer heat Children from the area will have a great place to cool down this ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:31 pm

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CCSO: Female inmate hospitalized after overdose

A female inmate of the Covington County Jail was taken to a local hospital after officials said she suffered from an apparent overdose Tuesday. According ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:25 pm

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Baldwin recipient of 2021 AHS Scholarship Foundation award

Chelsea Dawn Baldwin, the daughter of Charles and Andrea Baldwin, was recently selected as the 2021 scholarship recipient of the Andalusia High School Scholarship Foundation ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:45 pm

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RLHS alumna releases book aimed at empowering teenage girls

RLHS alumna Heather Anne Grubbs has been mentoring teen girls for the past several years and now she has found a way to reach a ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, May 28, 2021 5:30 pm

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SHS seniors turn tassels

82 members of the Straughn High School senior class participated in its annual graduation ceremony on Thursday. SHS senior treasurer Liam Philpott started the night ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, May 28, 2021 5:29 pm

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Andalusia High School Scholarship Foundation Selects Chelsea Baldwin as 2021 Recipient

Chelsea Dawn Baldwin, the daughter of Charles and Andrea Baldwin, was recently selected as the 2021 scholarship recipient of the Andalusia High School Scholarship Foundation ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 28, 2021 10:04 am

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LOCAL SOCCER STARS MAKE 2021 ALL-STATE TEAM

Andalusia High School senior Gage Theus (left) and senior James Posey (right) were selected for the 2021 Class 4A-5A first-team All-State Team. Along with the ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:21 pm