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Owner of Taupe Tansy Boutique enjoys being her own boss

While attending college, Jacie Williamson had a vision, and once she finished, a light went off, which led ... Read more | Add your comment

Little Caesars free pizza event attempts to take slice out of hunger

The Little Caesars Love Kitchen stopped in Andalusia and served free pizza to the public Tuesday. The pizza ... Read more | Add your comment

Covington County Sav-A-Life holds annual banquet

Those involved in the Sav-A-Life ministry gathered Monday night to celebrate the organization’s successes over the past year. ... Read more | Add your comment

King changes course to open local boutique business

Once LeAnn King finished her associate degree, the plan was to continue her education, but she felt God ... Read more | Add your comment

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CAPTAIN FOR A DAY: Carroll battles obstacles; gets to be ‘captain’ for local fire department

Four-year-old Reed Carroll has already faced so much in his young life after being diagnosed with chiari malformation type I. He was recently surprised by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zack Maio.

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City changes voting schedules to comply with state voting laws

Voters in the City of Andalusia will wait one additional year before electing members of the Andalusia City Schools Board of Education. In an effort ... Read more | Add your comment

by Robert Blankenship.

Andalusia High School

Opp up three spots in latest ASWA football poll

Opp is the lone Covington County team ranked in the most recent Alabama Sports Writers Association football rankings released Wednesday. The Bobcats moved from number ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 10:33 am

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County enters contract with CATS; replaces grader fleet

The Covington County Commission met Tuesday and approved contracts involving public transportation and entering into a lease for motor graders. The commission voted to enter ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 20, 2021 11:35 am

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Efforts underway to raise funds for family’s medical expenses

For 11-year-old Riven Adams, a motor vehicle accident in May 2020 completely changed the course of his life. Adams sustained life-threatening internal injuries, which have ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Saturday, September 18, 2021 7:30 am

Opp High School

Opp wins Homecoming over Daleville, 55-0; PHS, SHS fall to tough region opponents

Opp 55 Daleville 0 The Bobcats celebrated by earning the largest victory in school history on Homecoming Friday night with a thumping of the Warhawks. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:03 pm

Florala High School

Florala outlasts Red Level in defensive battle, 14-0

Florala came out on top in a hard-hitting, defensive battle against Red Level, 14-0. Both teams saw moderate success moving the ball early on, but ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:59 pm

Andalusia High School

Bulldogs pummel Charles Henderson, 58-28

Andalusia used a strong offensive attack with eight touchdowns and ran all over Charles Henderson at home, 58-28, Friday night. The Trojans wasted no time ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:52 pm

COLUMN -- FEATURE SPOT

Marcus Randolph Kyzar, Major, U.S. Army Air Force, WW II, and U.S. Air Force Veteran

Randolph Kyzar was one of at least two Andalusia High School graduates to fly The Hump during WW II, the other being Dempsey Albritton [see ... Read more

by John Vick, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:11 pm

Florala High School

Florala, Red Level ready for county, region rivalry

With both teams looking for a region leg up, Florala (1-2, 1-1 1A Region 1) welcomes Red Level (1-2, 1-1) at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, September 16, 2021 1:17 pm

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Straughn takes perfect record on the road to Montgomery against St. James

First place in the region is up for grabs as Straughn (4-0, 2-0 4A Region 2) heads to the capital city Friday, Sept. 17 at ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:51 am

Andalusia High School

Andalusia returns home for date with Charles Henderson

After a tough finish last week, Andalusia (2-2, 1-1) seeks another big win against Charles Henderson (0-3, 0-1) Friday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:38 am

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Pleasant Home looks to keep improving against Brantley

As the first half of region play concludes, Pleasant Home (1-2, 1-1 1A Region 1) faces a tough foe in Brantley (2-0, 2-0) Friday, Sept. ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:24 am

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Opp welcomes Daleville for homecoming game

Opp (3-1, 2-0 3A Region 2) looks to continue an undefeated start in region play against Daleville (0-4, 0-2) Friday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:13 am

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Praying Hands program seeks sponsors for seniors at Christmas

The City of Andalusia’s Adult Activity Center and Senior Nutrition staff members are seeking sponsors for their annual Praying Hands program. The staff organizes the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 1:27 pm

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WWII vet to take Dream Flight Friday

Seventy-seven years after his military career began, decorated World War II and Vietnam veteran Richard Eugene Warnick, 95, will be honored this week by the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 12:08 pm

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Full Tummy Project fundraisers help supplement food needs

The Full Tummy Project of Covington County is a non-profit weekend backpack program that offers a free supply of nutritious meals and snacks for children in grades ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 9:53 am

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Goto joins medical staff at Mizell Memorial Hospital

Dr. Mark Goto is the latest addition to the local healthcare community as an ear, nose, and throat specialist at Mizell Memorial Hospital. Originally from ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 8:29 am

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Lights, batting cages, golf carts: City Council approves quality of life purchases

The Andalusia City Council last week voted to continue to improve the quality of life for local residents by adding more lights and a new ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 5:12 pm

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Suspect arrested after standoff

A suspect was arrested Monday after a standoff led to the use of tear gas. According to a statement by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 4:52 pm

Andalusia High School

Andalusia falls to T.R. Miller in four sets

Both teams fought hard as T.R. Miller edged Andalusia, 3-1, in a tight volleyball match Monday night. AHS Head Coach Angie Grimes said it was ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 4:48 pm

Florala High School

Florala earns win over Georgiana; Tigers, Eagles drop region games

After starting the season with two road losses, Florala kicked off at home for the first time Friday night and came away with a big ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 10, 2021 11:17 pm

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Opp rolls to big win over Raiders, 49-21

The Opp Bobcats scored fast and often against the Houston Academy Raiders to claim their second area win of the season, 49-21. After each team ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, September 10, 2021 11:07 pm

Andalusia High School

Bulldogs fall, 28-14, after late surge by Pike Road

Andalusia held a lead for much of its contest against top-ranked Pike Road Friday night, but a late surge for the Patriots sent the Bulldogs ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, September 10, 2021 10:59 pm

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Strong start lifts Straughn over Ashford, 42-20

The Straughn Tigers blitzed Ashford with a powerful passing game in their first home game for a 42-20 win Friday night. Head Coach Ashley Kilcrease ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, September 10, 2021 10:53 pm

LBW Community College

HISTORY MADE: LBWCC Volleyball sweeps first-ever home match

A day for the history books turned out well as LBW Community College took down Southern Union State CC with a 3-0 sweep Friday afternoon. ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, September 10, 2021 4:43 pm

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Andalusia mayor among six to reach vaccination goal

Covington County is among only six counties to meet the goal for We Can Do This Alabama, a statewide grassroots effort to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 10, 2021 2:07 pm