The 25-year-old Lieutenant found his unit pinned down near the Siegfried Line in Germany. The German defense consisted of interlocking trenches and concrete bunkers known ... Read more
1 day ago by John Vick.
If one can imagine Andalusia 100 years ago, here is an interesting picture for those with historical nostalgia. The Andalusia Star – November 23, 1920 ... Read more
1 day ago by Sue Wilson.
The Gaston family of Conecuh County, Ala. and surrounding counties was of Scottish descent. The earliest ancestor identified by this writer is John Gaston who ... Read more
1 week ago by Curtis Thomasson.
Combat tactics was taught by the Allied and Axis powers during WW II. What couldn’t be taught was the individual heroism often exhibited by the ... Read more
1 week ago by John Vick.
Much excitement abounds the downtown recently since historic preservation is in full swing. Older buildings are being gutted for restoration and plans are underway to ... Read more
1 week ago by Staff Reports.
In the past few weeks, the genealogy of the Brunson family has been reviewed, especially as residents of neighboring Coffee County. Today’s story will bring ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.
Covington Veterans Foundation is proud to salute all veterans this week of Veterans Day 2020. It is an honor and a pleasure to share the ... Read more
2 weeks ago by John Vick.
Matthew Eugene Brunson II or Jr., the son of Matthew Eugene Brunson Sr., was born in 1844 after the family moved to East Alabama. Some ... Read more
3 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.
Captain Charles Leroy Thomas was the second black American to be awarded the Distinguished Service Cross during WW II. It would take another 53 years ... Read more
3 weeks ago by John Vick.
For thirty years or so from a few years before 1920 until 1950, the high school football games were held in the daylight hours behind ... Read more