Michele Gerlach, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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CVF: This village got it right

Last Sunday, a man approached the locator tent at the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall seeking assistance finding the name of someone who had died in ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, August 5, 2022 3:00 pm

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Vick makes special presentation to Greenwood

Just before Lee Greenwood took the stage at July JAMZ in Andalusia Thursday night, he met with a man who was instrumental in his appearance ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Thursday, August 4, 2022 7:30 am

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Nichols ever thankful he came home from war

In October of 1966, when most young men in America were doing all they could to avoid going to Vietnam, Andalusia native Sammy Ray Nichols ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, May 20, 2022 4:30 pm

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Preparing for The Wall: Volunteers, storytellers needed

The first time I visited the Vietnam Wall in Washington, I was a high school student on one of those week-long, whirlwind learning trips to ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, April 22, 2022 4:30 pm

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Albritton 1 of outstanding graduate honorees

Tom Albritton, who has distinguished himself as an attorney and as the executive director of the Alabama Ethics Commission, is among the five Andalusia High ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, October 18, 2019 9:23 pm

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Ballet gets $365K in grants for Church Street facility

The Andalusia Ballet Association is $365,000 closer to its $700,000 fundraising drive to complete renovations to the top floor after the announcement Friday of three ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:03 am

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Jones: Legislature made strides for education

Looking back on what he called one of the most intense legislative sessions of his career, Rep. Mike Jones, R-Andalusia, said it was a good ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Saturday, June 8, 2019 12:50 am

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Sen. Holley recovering from back surgery, but bills pass

Sen. Jimmy Holley might have missed the last part of the 2019 legislative session, but his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Rep. Mike Jones, ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Saturday, June 8, 2019 12:49 am

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State funds 2nd Pre-K class at Red Level

Parents of potential Pre-K students who have not yet been placed in a classroom got good news Thursday when Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, June 7, 2019 1:06 am

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Fishing Derby postponed to June 15

The U.S. Forest Service, Kiwanis and Alabama 4-H has postponed its annual Youth Fishing Derby to next Saturday, June 15. The change was made due ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, June 7, 2019 1:05 am

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