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AHS Homecoming assembly canceled due to COVID-19

Another thing added to the list of things COVID-19 will take away this year’s annual Andalusia High School ... Read more | Add your comment

Woods announces candidacy for commission seat

Dr. Jackie R. Woods, the Democratic nominee for Commissioner of Covington County District 2, believes that his education ... Read more | Add your comment

ANDALUSIA MAN DEAD IN ENTERPRISE SHOOTING

Enterprise police say a shooting at Garden Oaks Apartments early Saturday left one dead and three injured. Police ... Read more | Add your comment

Firehouse Subs opening in November, hiring 40 employees

By: Donnamy Steele Firehouse Subs is coming to Andalusia, and there is now an opening date. The franchise ... Read more | Add your comment

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AHS Homecoming assembly canceled due to COVID-19

Another thing added to the list of things COVID-19 will take away this year’s annual Andalusia High School Homecoming assembly. During the assembly each year, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Woods announces candidacy for commission seat

Dr. Jackie R. Woods, the Democratic nominee for Commissioner of Covington County District 2, believes that his education and work experiences and his commitment to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Property tax notices to be mailed out October 1

Covington County annual property tax notices will be mailed October 1, 2020.  The total tax to be collected will be $12.9 million for the 2020 ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, September 28, 2020 12:20 pm

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NO SUBSTITUTE FOR HEART AND DETERMINATION: Andalusia Junior High Bulldogs take down Dothan Prep 20-6 on Thursday

By: Mike Majors Returning to the field after a layoff of a couple of weeks, the AJHS Bulldogs dominated an athletic Dothan Prep Tigers squad, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 28, 2020 12:02 pm

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Full Tummy Project awarded $15K

By: Donnamy Steele The Full Tummy Project is one of many Alabama nonprofits that were granted money by the governor recently. The pandemic caused many ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:50 pm

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CARROLL DENIED PAROLE: Daughters relieved with decision 16 years after Carroll murders wife

William Carroll has been denied parole 16 years after the murder of his wife. Daughter, Shannon Wilson, said she is relieved that justice has been ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:49 pm

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Gantt to make television debut on Kelly Clarkson Show

It was just a matter of time before Andalusia’s own Brenda Gantt – whose video on making biscuits went viral after she posted it in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:48 pm

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COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES $9.7 MILLION BUDGET: Budget calls for 2 percent pay increase for employees

The Covington County Commission approved the upcoming fiscal year budget, which will include a cost-of-living wage increase for all employees. The FY2021 budget is balanced ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:51 pm

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Two Andalusia locals plead guilty for burglary

Nickey Carlton Russell, 46, of Andalusia, pleaded guilty today to Burglary III before Circuit Judge Lex Short. Russell was sentenced to nine years imprisonment in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:47 pm

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City adds 100 more Christmas lights

Andalusia will become a city of even more lights this Christmas, when the city will expand the snowflake decorations added on the bypass last year. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:34 pm

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Opp native appointed interim president of LBW Community College

On Monday, Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced the appointment of Dr. Brock Kelley as Interim President of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. Kelley will serve in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 21, 2020 1:47 pm

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BOBCATS SHOW OUT AGAINST DALEVILLE

By: Donnamy Steele The Opp High School Bobcats (4-1, 2-1) are not pumping the breaks, taking down Daleville in region play, 54-6. The game was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:13 am

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BULLDOGS BLOWOUT TROJANS: AHS gets the region win against Charles Henderson Friday night 45-12

The Andalusia High School Bulldogs varsity football team (2-3, 2-1) dominated the field against region opponent Charles Henderson Friday night, winning 45-12. On the first ... Read more

by christophersmith, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:12 am

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Covington County resident spends years training dogs after retiring from the Army

By: Donnamy Steele Ken Lebowitz started his business, Heart of Dixie Dog Training LLC, after he retired from the Army in 2016. When Lebowitz first ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:59 pm

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COUNTY SCHOOLS RESCHEDULE FOOTBALL GAMES DUE TO HURRICANE SALLY

Straughn High School (4-0, 2-0) has postponed its homecoming game on Friday night until Saturday at 7 p.m. They will face St. James (2-1, 1-0) ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:05 pm

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OFD TO THE RESCUE: Department helps with floodwater rescue in Geneva

By: Donnamy Steele In the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, Opp Fire Department assisted Flat Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Geneva County Sheriff’s Office, and Samson Rescue ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:59 pm

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2004 MURDERER UP FOR PAROLE NEXT WEEK: William Carroll has served 16 years of a life sentence for murdering wife

16 years after William Mack Carroll murdered his wife in front of his two daughters, he is now scheduled for a parole hearing next week. ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:57 pm

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COUNTY SCHOOLS TO REMAIN CLOSED

Due to the damage caused to county roads by Hurricane Sally, Covington County Schools superintendent Shannon Driver said they are going to cancel classes for ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:45 pm

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ALL PAVED COUNTY ROADS OPEN EXCEPT FOR A SELECT FEW

Following assessments this morning by county road crews, Covington County engineer Lynn Ralls stated that all county paved roads are now open for travel except ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:18 pm

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Red Level local speaks out after tree smashes through home

By: Donnamy Steele Hurricane Sally brought on severe weather in the county, hitting home with some families. Cody Marler and his parents were in their ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:48 pm

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City pursuing bike paths for East Three Notch

East Three Notch Street could get an update designed to slow down traffic and add bike lanes if the City of Andalusia is successful in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:47 pm

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County EMA uses shelter for the first time

While Hurricane Sally slowly made its way through Covington County, the Covington County Emergency Management Agency set up shop in its new shelter for the ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:45 pm

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PowerSouth issues high water notification alert

Due to heavy rainfall from Hurricane Sally, PowerSouth issued today a high-water notification under its Emergency Action Plan.  With Hurricane Sally bringing several inches of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:06 pm

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AFD/EMS respond to teen that was in underwater drainage ditch at Robinson Park

Three people have a dramatic story to tell this afternoon after being pulled under in a drainage ditch. Fire Chief Russell McGlamory said his department ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53 pm

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Florala sees effects of Hurricane Sally

As severe weather from Hurricane Sally began making its way into Florala, officials were busy Tuesday morning with preparations. As of approximately 1:30 p.m., about ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:09 pm

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Covington EC experiencing widespread power outages as Hurricane Sally continues to impact the Covington County area

Covington Electric Cooperative crews, along with assisting contract crews, worked very hard during the overnight hours and early this morning to restore power as outer ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:01 pm

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ALL CITY AND COUNTY SCHOOLS CANCEL CLASSES THURSDAY

Andalusia City Schools Superintendent Ted Watson says there will be no classes on Thursday. Opp City Schools and Covington County Schools also are cancelling Thursday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:42 am