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Robert Blankenship, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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Local ASWA All-State Football Players recognized by county commission

The Covington County Commission recognized local student-athletes who earned honors from the Alabama Sports Writers Association for their performances during the 2020 football season. Each ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:10 pm

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Bishop recognized by Sheriff

Covington County Sheriff David Turman pins Investigator Michael Bishop with the Sheriff’s Award. Bishop was recognized for his ongoing dedication, including recent efforts to complete ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:09 pm

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Longtime law enforcement officer remembered

Waylon Griggs, a longtime member of the Covington County law enforcement community, passed away Monday evening. Griggs served early in his career with the Andalusia ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:07 pm

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Commission approves letting bids for patrol vehicles

The Covington County Commission approved letting bids for two patrol vehicles during a meeting Tuesday. The vehicles to be bid will be SUVs for the ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:06 pm

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Retirement benefits change approved for Andalusia employees

Employees with the City of Andalusia will be moving to a new tier of benefits through the Retirement Systems of Alabama. The city council on ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:49 am

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Visitors find kindness during visit to Covington County

A couple traveling to Covington County for Opp’s Rattlesnake Rodeo found some brightness in an otherwise miserable experience thanks to the kindness of others. Jeff ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, April 2, 2021 5:30 pm

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Covington County, local cities, towns to receive ARP funds

Covington County, as well as local cities and towns, will be receiving funds from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act recently signed into law. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:50 pm

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Cypress Landing to host Easter egg hunt

Children and their families are invited to join Cyprus Landing RV Park for a special Easter celebration on Sunday, April 4. Along with an Easter ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 26, 2021 4:50 pm

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Oak Ridge Boys to headline Rattlesnake Rodeo

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring their long history of hit-making to Opp Sunday when they perform at the annual Rattlesnake Rodeo. With hits like ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:23 pm

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Truckworks holds ribbon cutting

Members of the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Truckworks Automotive Outfitters to the local business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. Truckworks specializes ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:22 pm

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