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Updated apartments have new owners, management

The recently-renovated Dixon Heights apartment community has new ownership and new management, and offers residents a benefit not ... Read more | Add your comment

HOUSE PASSES BILL INCREASING LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT

The Alabama House of Representatives this week passed a bill sponsored by Andalusia’s Rep. Mike Jones that would ... Read more | Add your comment

Covington County receives $241K grant to resurface CR-101

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced that $4.93 million in state funding ... Read more | Add your comment

GALLERY: AES Book Character Parade

Book characters jumped off the page Friday for the Andalusia Elementary School Book Character Parade. Students and teachers ... Read more | Add your comment

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Updated apartments have new owners, management

The recently-renovated Dixon Heights apartment community has new ownership and new management, and offers residents a benefit not seen in many new properties, its manager ... Read more | Add your comment

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HOUSE PASSES BILL INCREASING LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT

The Alabama House of Representatives this week passed a bill sponsored by Andalusia’s Rep. Mike Jones that would create a joint legislative oversight committee to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Red Level and Florala baseball split on Thursday

First game: Florala – 2 Red Level – 1 The Florala High School varsity baseball team stole the lead late in the game in a ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, March 5, 2021 3:57 pm

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AHS baseball and softball split on Thursday

Baseball game: Andalusia – 1 T.R. Miller – 2 The Andalusia varsity baseball team could not hold on against T.R. Miller Thursday night, 2-1. Both ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, March 5, 2021 3:56 pm

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Bobcats use early lead to take down McKenzie, 12-2

An early lead helped the Opp Bobcats varsity baseball team defeat McKenzie 12-2 on Wednesday. The Bobcats scored on a single by Jackson Pierce, an error, a walk ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:23 pm

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SHS alumnus to walk from Troy to Panama city to raise money for Wounded Warrior Project

The Troy University chapter of Alpha Tau Omega continues its annual Walk Hard fundraiser this week to raise money for wounded veterans, walking 128.3 miles ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:26 pm

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Andalusia council paves way for litter abatements

The City of Andalusia is moving forward with implementing an ordinance amendment and other measures to combat litter and junk on private property. The amendment ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:09 am

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APD officer awarded for life-saving actions

A member of the Andalusia Police Department is the recipient of the Crimestoppers’ Officer of the Year in Andalusia for his efforts in saving a ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:26 pm

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ANDALUSIA J.V. WINS OPP TOURNAMENT: Lady Bulldogs strike in sixth inning to take down Enterprise in final, 9-6

The Andalusia High School J.V. Lady Bulldogs are starting off undefeated, winning the Opp J.V. Softball Tournament this past weekend. First game: Andalusia – 10 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:13 pm

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Christ the King to host 23rd Annual Italian Dinner

A tasty tradition will continue Saturday as Christ of King Catholic Church preps for its 23rd Annual Italian Dinner fundraiser. The dinner offers a choice ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:11 pm

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Covington County Receives $33,000 to Help Reduce Youth Crime

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $33,000 grant to continue a program aimed at preventing juvenile crime in Covington County. The city of Andalusia along ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:11 pm

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Florala man arrested for transmitting obscene material to a child

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office, Sex Offender Unit arrested a 21-year-old Florala man for transmitting obscene material to a child by computer. On February 24, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:10 pm

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HALL SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR DRUG CHARGES

Rodney Danyelle Hall, 35, of Andalusia, recently pleaded guilty in multiple drug cases before Circuit Judge Charles “Lex” Short. Hall pleaded guilty to Trafficking in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:08 pm

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CCEMA: Rain increasing ahead of cold front

Rain showers will increase in coverage across the region along and ahead of a cold front that will be pushing across the area.  The front ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 5:48 pm

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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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FOUR MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER TO GO TO TRIAL 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

by christophersmith, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:13 pm

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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

by christophersmith, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:10 pm

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Local schools to hold kindergarten registration

Several local schools will host their kindergarten registration in the month of March. Fleeta School will have Kindergarten registration on Fri., March 5, 2021, between ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:10 pm

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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 Blackwell said it was mostly due to ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:08 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