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FOUR MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER TO GO TO TRAIL IN MARCH

Four men that have been charged with murder all have their trials scheduled for the week of March ... Read more | Add your comment

Frog/BoingBoing in custody

The 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force has officially notified CrimeStoppers that wanted fugitive Fredrick Laquan Everett is ... Read more | Add your comment

Local schools to hold kindergarten registration

Several local schools will host their kindergarten registration in the month of March. Fleeta School will have Kindergarten ... Read more | Add your comment

SARA BREAKS RECORD SET IN 2016

The South Alabama Regional Airport had a record-breaking day on Wednesday with 364 aircraft operations. SARA director Jed ... Read more | Add your comment

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FOUR MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER TO GO TO TRAIL IN MARCH

Four men that have been charged with murder all have their trials scheduled for the week of March 15. In 2016, the Star-News reported that ... Read more | Add your comment

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Frog/BoingBoing in custody

The 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force has officially notified CrimeStoppers that wanted fugitive Fredrick Laquan Everett is in Police custody. Everett is no longer ... Read more | Add your comment

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BULLDOGS START 2-0: Andalusia soccer dominates in first two games over Dale County and G.W. Long

The Andalusia High School varsity soccer team is off to a hot start after dominating Dale County 7-1 and G.W. Long 9-0 on Thursday night. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:15 pm

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Andalusia Chamber bids farewell to executive director

Chamber members, city officials, family and friends gathered Thursday to offer their final farewells to former Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chrissie Duffy. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:43 pm

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2 charged with assault

Two local men have been charged in the assault of an elderly man. Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson said the APD was called to a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:31 pm

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LBW head coach Steve Helms reaches 1,000 career wins

LBW Community College is honored to announce the 1,000th win for Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach, Steve Helms. Helms set the record with a win ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:00 pm

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Covington commission asked to support 2nd Amendment sanctuary status

The Covington County Commission received a request during a meeting Tuesday to consider becoming a 2nd Amendment sanctuary in an effort to protect citizens’ right ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:55 pm

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MAN WANTED IN CONNECTION TO LOWNDES COUNTY MURDER EXPECTED TO BE HIDING OUT IN COVINGTON COUNTY

A man wanted in connection with a Lowndes County murder is believed to be hiding out in Covington County. Sgt. Jeremy Marvin, an investigator for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:19 pm

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RLHS TIGERS START OFF 2-0: Red Level High School varsity baseball pick up two wins against Hillcrest and Pleasant Home

Red Level – 18 Hillcrest – 2 Opening Day for the Red Level Tigers Varsity Baseball Team last Saturday turned out to be a good ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:41 pm

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$3,000 raised for VFW

On Feb. 6, the Gant American Legion Post 157 held a benefit to assist the Red Level Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4388 building fund. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:39 pm

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Andalusia alumna opens flower shop on River Falls St.

Andalusia alumna Maryann Rabren has opened a new florist shop on River Falls Street in Andalusia. Since opening on Feb. 5, Rabren said the shop ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:38 pm

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Remembering John Fletcher Jones: Veteran, lawyer, family man

Andalusia has lost another member of The Greatest Generation, with the passing of John Fletcher Jones on February 20, 2021. Mr. Jones was a native ... Read more

by John Vick, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:38 pm

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Shaw Partners with Premise Health to Open Second Onsite Health Care Center

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., has partnered with direct health care company Premise Health to operate the second Shaw ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:30 am

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Watson to retire as Andalusia superintendent

After 35 years in education, Andalusia City Schools Superintendent Ted Watson announced this week he will be retiring. Watson has been a member of the ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, February 19, 2021 6:40 pm

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Andalusia council considers changes for litter, junk abatements

The City of Andalusia is eyeing changes to improve the process of handling abatements of litter and junk on personal property. The changes include an ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, February 19, 2021 1:40 pm

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RLES gives signs of appreciation to Andalusia Health

The Red Level Elementary School Honor Society decided to send signs of appreciation to the employees of Andalusia Health for Random Acts of Kindness Week. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, February 18, 2021 5:11 pm

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American Idol contestant has Covington County roots

Canton, Mississippi native Hannah Everhart is getting a chance of a lifetime auditioning for American Idol on Sunday, but Everhart’s roots originally come from Covington ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, February 18, 2021 5:09 pm

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LAST SECOND HEARTBREAK FOR FLORALA: Wildcats fall to Georgiana in final seconds of sub-region match-up, 68-65

The Florala High School Wildcats’ season ended after a last-second loss to Georgiana High School on Tuesday, 68-65. It was a close game the entire ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:38 pm

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Opp falls in double overtime sub-region contest

After two overtime periods, the Opp Bobcats saw their basketball season come to an end against Wicksburg in a thrilling 3A Sub-Region contest, 73-71. The ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:06 pm

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Teachers and faculty from across the county receive COVID-19 vaccinations

This past weekend, Mizell Memorial Hospital partnered with all of the schools in the county to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to their faculty and staff. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:47 am

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Lion King Jr., set for this weekend

The Andalusia High School chorus department is gearing up for Lion King Jr., which has been postponed since last year because of COVID-19. Choir director ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:46 am

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FLORALA WINS AREA CHAMPIONSHIP: Wildcats beat Kinston to win the area championship Saturday, 72-40

The Florala High School Wildcats are Area Tournament Champions after defeating Kinston High School on Saturday, 72-40. In the first quarter, the Wildcats came out ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:44 am

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Red Level girls fall to Samson in sub-region tournament

The Red Level Lady Tigers took an early lead, but were not able to hold it as they fell to Samson, 51-34, in the first ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:44 am

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ALL LBW CLASSES, ACTIVITIES CANCELED AFTER 3 P.M., TODAY

All on-campus classes and activities scheduled for Monday, February 15, 2021, at all LBW Community College locations are canceled after 3 p.m. today due to ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, February 15, 2021 2:00 pm

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Opp Native elected to Auburn University’s SGA as President of College of Human Sciences

Auburn University recently held SGA elections and Opp native, Merrill Ann Culverhouse was elected as president of the College of Human Sciences.  Merrill Ann, daughter ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 12, 2021 5:42 pm

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Lady Tigers almost come away with area championship Thursday night, losing 41-38 to Geneva

The Straughn High School Lady Tigers were three points away from clinching the area championship Thursday night against the Geneva Lady Panthers, 41-38. It was ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 12, 2021 5:39 pm

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Red Level falls to Georgiana in area championship

The Red Level Lady Tigers could not keep pace with Georgiana in the 1A Region 3 area championship, 53-36. The Tigers trailed throughout the game, ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, February 12, 2021 11:35 am