Trick-or-treat hours set, caution urged

Published 12:47 am Tuesday, October 30, 2018

It’s almost time for trick-or-treating, and Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson reminds locals who want to participate to respect the hours set in each community, and to follow basic safety rules.

  • Trick or Treat in neighborhoods and at houses you are familiar with.
  • Make sure your mask does not obscure your vision.
  • Carry a flashlight if you’re going to be out after dark.
  • Do not walk in the streets. Stay on the sidewalks.
  • Be very careful crossing the streets and watch for on-coming traffic.
  • Let your parents check your treats to make sure they are safe before eating them.
  • Parents, do not let small children Trick or Treat on their own.
  • Drivers: watch for Trick or Treater crossing the streets.
  • Do not block traffic by parking the in middle of the street.
  • Drive slower than the speed limit so you will have time to see and react.


Hours set

The City of Andalusia has set official trick-or-treating hours for 6 until 8 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 31.

The City of Opp has set trick-or-treating hours for 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 31.

Trick or Treat in Florala will be on Tuesday, October 30, from 6-8 p.m.

Lockhart’s fun in the part event is set from 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30.