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Opp man charged with sexual abuse

An Opp man is behind bars for sexual abuse first after several months of investigating from the Opp Police Department. According to OPD chief Kevin ... Read more

16 hours ago by christophersmith.

AHS alums team up to start their own mask company

By: Donnamy Steele Andalusia natives Colin Marcum and Darious Davis teamed up to provide custom masks for local high school students and teachers. Marcum explained ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.


By: Ora Nelson The Distinguished Young Women (DYW) competition will be held on July 18 at the LBW Dixon Center. The program will be split ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Main-Street to offer faster COVID-19 antibody testing

By: Donnamy Steele As of last week, MainStreet Urgent Care is offering a faster alternative to COVID-19 testing. The new rapid antigen test gives same-day ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

51 Cov. County businesses benefited from PPP loans

51 businesses in Covington County have benefited from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP.) The government this week released the names of the businesses that ... Read more

1 day ago by christophersmith.

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing available in Andalusia, July 16

A drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered in Andalusia on Thu., July 16, from 8:30 a.m., until 10:30 a.m., at the Covington County Health ... Read more

2 days ago by christophersmith.

Opp to host “Clean up Opp” throughout July

By: Ora Nelson The Opp Chamber of Commerce is hosting its own “Clean Up Opp” campaign throughout July. Every spring, the Opp Chamber would partner ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.


With the primary elections approaching, the Star-News asked candidates from the Covington County Commission District 2 runoff a series of questions on important issues regarding ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Covington County Sheriff tests positive for COVID-19

Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman said Wednesday evening he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine. ‘It is with great displeasure that I report ... Read more

2 days ago by christophersmith.

Qualifying ends July 21 for local elections

By: Ora Nelson Qualifying for municipal elections in Covington County opened up this week. The applications for city offices opened up on July 7 and ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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