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County DYW shares experience of program

Covington County Distinguished Young Women (DYW) winner shares her experience with the program. Cameron Stephens is the current ... Read more | Add your comment

AES TAG students create motivational posters to boost spirits

Students in the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program create motivational posters to inspire and boost spirits through their ... Read more | Add your comment

How local churches will provide Easter services

By: Kaitlin Holley This year Easter is different from the crowded churches and community egg hunts. This season ... Read more | Add your comment

Nine cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Covington County

Several cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Covington County, bringing the total to 9. According to the ... Read more | Add your comment

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County DYW shares experience of program

Covington County Distinguished Young Women (DYW) winner shares her experience with the program. Cameron Stephens is the current Covington County Distinguished Young Woman. Past DYW ... Read more | Add your comment

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AES TAG students create motivational posters to boost spirits

Students in the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program create motivational posters to inspire and boost spirits through their online class at Andalusia Elementary School (AES). ... Read more | Add your comment

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Suspect arrested for Monday night burglaries

A good citizen informant who responded to a request for help by the Andalusia Police Department helped resolve a case in which several motor vehicles ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 9:56 am

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Mother, daughter spread joy with cards

BY KAITLIN HOLLEY A local mother-daughter duo teamed up to spread some extra cheer during this tumultuous time. Tanisha Mathews and her daughter Ma’Kayla Mathews ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:44 pm

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Mizell reports first case of COVID-19

Mizell Memorial Hospital on Tuesday received confirmation of its first positive case of COVID-19. Covington County has five reported cases of the novel coronavirus, and ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:41 pm

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APD investigating B&E of vehicles

The Andalusia Police Department is currently investigating the breaking and entering of multiple vehicles. Reports indicate that on Mon., April 6, 2020, between the hours ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 1:19 pm

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Opp OKs sales tax rebate for Jack’s

Jack’s Family Restaurant is expected to invest $1.9 million in a restaurant in the City of Opportunity. The Opp City Council agreed to a sales ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:00 am

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Changes in place for SNAP

The COVID-19 pandemic has left thousands of Alabamians without work and in desperate need of food assistance, and the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, April 6, 2020 5:17 pm

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Local boy teaches how to make masks without sewing machine

Andalusia Elementary School second grader Blane Clairmont has a message for everyone — you can make a mask with only a few household items and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 6, 2020 5:17 pm

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City announces furlough of a third of employees

The City of Andalusia has announced it will furlough more than a third of its employees, effective Monday, April 13. Mayor Earl Johnson personally communicated ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 6, 2020 5:15 pm

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CEC extends efforts to help customers during COVID-19

Covington Electric Cooperative is continuing to work with its members during this unprecedented health crisis. The co-op has extended its suspension of electric service disconnections ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, April 6, 2020 5:15 pm

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Area municipalities to impose curfew beginning April 10

Mayors in Andalusia, Opp, Florala, Red Level, River Falls and Lockhart have agreed to impose curfews in their municipalities from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 6, 2020 5:13 pm

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Governor issues stay at home order

Governor Kay Ivey announced that a stay at home order has been issued for the entire state effective Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. Ivey said ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, April 3, 2020 8:49 pm

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Students prepare for online classes

BY ORA NELSON Students across Covington County are scheduled to begin online classes on Monday, April 6. The schools will be using an application called ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 3:36 pm

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Local banks await final rules, guidance for paycheck protection

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease continues to impact communities across the country, Alabama banks including local Covington County banks such as CCB Community Bank ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 3:35 pm

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Work release escapee captured

The Covington County Sheriff’s Department captured the work release escapee yesterday at 6:45 p.m. “Micheal Tyson Lee was located on Hutto Road,” Covington County Sheriff ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, April 3, 2020 10:24 am

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City introduces new online utilities portal

Andalusia Utilities has a new online payment portal that went live on Wednesday. The new portal has been in development for several months, Utilities Office ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:31 pm

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STATE GIVES SYSTEMS CHOICE TO GRADUATE SENIORS

Opp, County schools will follow state’s advice, ACS does not opt-in Seniors in Covington County Schools and Opp City Schools have completed their school year ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:30 pm

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THE FRONT PORCH PROJECT: Andalusia local photographs families in quarantine

By: Ora Nelson Andalusia local Skip Enzor is putting a new spin on the situation with families staying at home more and more with his ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:29 pm

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APD investigating fight

The Andalusia Police Department is investigating a fight that broke out at the BP Station located at South Three Notch Street and Watson Street on ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:26 pm

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TWO AHS FOOTBALL STARS SIGN TO COMPETE AT THE NEXT LEVEL

Andalusia High School seniors Elijah McClain and Cameron Morrissette both signed to play college football with Campbellsville University in Kentucky. “They just make me feel ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:11 pm

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Shaw employee tests positive for COVID-19

A Shaw employee at Plant 65 in Andalusia has tested positive for COVID-19. According to Vice President of Human Resources Mark Hartline, Shaw was notified ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:15 pm

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Quarantine could lead to more domestic violence

By: Kaitlin Holley Since COVID-19 has restricted most people to their homes, it could lead to an increase in domestic violence, according to Bethesda House ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:04 am

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CCSO searching for inmate that escaped work release

The Covington County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who walked off work release this week. According to Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman, on ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, April 2, 2020 9:46 am

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SHAW TO CLOSE ALL U.S. OPERATIONS

Shaw Industries is suspending its U.S. operations starting April 6 due to COVID-19. Some campuses will resume operations on April 13. During the temporary shutdowns, ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:58 pm

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ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE IN COVINGTON COUNTY; BRINGS NUMBER UP TO 3

Another confirmed case of COVID-19 has been reported in Covington County according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. This confirmed case brings the number ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:35 pm

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Literacy Center giving away curricula

To help families working to teach their children at home as students finish the school year out at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, The ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:11 pm