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Two Opp residents killed in crash

A Thursday night car crash has claimed the lives of two Opp residents. According to the Alabama Law ... Read more | Add your comment

AMOR & TACOS OPENS ITS DOORS

Amor & Tacos owner Oswaldo Vasquez said he wanted to bring his restaurant to Andalusia because of the ... Read more | Add your comment

New Andalusia apartments to open next week

Appaloosa Run is hosting a grand opening for its new 56 unit affordable housing apartments next week. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Pre-Game Apparel to expand to Enterprise, Monroeville

After realizing how much support they were receiving from the community, Sam Byrd, Jalen Cross and Orlando Green ... Read more | Add your comment

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AMOR & TACOS OPENS ITS DOORS

Amor & Tacos owner Oswaldo Vasquez said he wanted to bring his restaurant to Andalusia because of the city’s great people. The new Mexican ‘cocina’ ... Read more | Add your comment

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New Andalusia apartments to open next week

Appaloosa Run is hosting a grand opening for its new 56 unit affordable housing apartments next week. The complex will feature two-bedroom and three-bedroom units ... Read more | Add your comment

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James ‘Mike’ Sprayberry, Lt. Col., Armor, U.S. Army, Vietnam, Medal of Honor

Soft-spoken and humble, Mike Sprayberry belies the fierce actions of the young 1st Lt. who earned his nation’s highest honor on April 25, 1968. As ... Read more

by John Vick, Friday, May 14, 2021 7:01 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Graduate, Clean-Up, Dress Up, Have Fun in 1921

The title of one of the hit songs of 1921, “Ain’t We Got Fun,” puts into words the mood that dominated much of the decade ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 14, 2021 6:53 pm

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The other side of the gas story: Covington County local wants others to think before judging

While filling up tanks of gas on Sunday, Covington County local Randy Hildreth found himself worried that he might end up a viral sensation on ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:14 pm

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South Alabama Young Men’s Association plans eventful summer

The South Alabama Young Men’s Association has an eventful summer planned to help educate and mentor young men in Covington County. During the pandemic, things ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:13 pm

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Andalusia Ballet seniors prep for last performance

Three seniors are preparing for their last big performance with the Andalusia Ballet this weekend. Sarah Beth Wriston, Emma Henley and Paige Landreneau all have ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:12 pm

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From uncertainty to the sky: Brock lands first flight job

When COVID-19 hit the United States, Andalusia High School alumnus Charlie Brock found his world turned upside down, working in the restaurant business with a ... Read more

by christophersmith, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:35 pm

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Lady Eagles claim area title

The Pleasant Home Lady Eagles soared to the Class 1A, Area 2 championship winning all three of their games in the softball area tournament. The ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:27 pm

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Pleasant Home athletes fare well at state; Holley brings home gold

Several members of the Pleasant Home track team placed high at the state meet, including bringing home a state championship in the javelin event. Nicholas ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:05 pm

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MOORE ROAD CLOSED BETWEEN 8 AM AND 2 PM THURSDAY

The contractor for the city’s South Basin sewerage improvement project is planning to close the first block of Moore Road from South Three Notch most ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:23 pm

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Andalusia locals start non-profit to mentor youth of the area

Three Andalusia locals have gotten together with a want to better the community by starting The Lighthouse Initiative of Covington County, a non-profit aimed to ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:29 pm

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Probate Office will update voting machines

The Covington County Probate Office will be purchasing new election ballot machines that are primarily used to assist those with special needs. Each county in ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:26 pm

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Covington County BOE makes personnel decisions

The Covington County Board of Education has made several personnel decisions during its regularly scheduled board meeting. During the meeting the board approved: Transfer: • ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:25 pm

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WALT MASSEY TO UNDERGO $2.5 MILLION EXPANSION

Walt Massey Automotive will undergo a $2.5 million expansion that CEO Brandon Walker said will help service the community better. Walker said the expansion is ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:25 pm

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Mizell to celebrate National Hospitals Week

From May 9 until May 15, 2021, Mizell will join hospitals across the nation in celebrating National Hospital Week with the theme, “Inspiring Hope Through ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:23 pm

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Burrows named 2021 Mizell IMAGE Maker recipient

Social worker Ciara Burrows has been awarded the Mizell IMAGE Maker award for 2021. Burrows is a social worker on Mizell’s Senior Behavioral Care Unit. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:21 pm

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COLONIAL PIPELINE HACK CAUSES GAS PANIC BUYING: Vast majority of Covington County gas comes from Plantation pipeline

After a cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline happened on Monday, several people have started panic-buying gasoline to make sure they were stocked up in case ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:40 pm

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Ivey announces end of participation in all Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Programs: Covington County sees decrease in unemployment in March

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, 2021 including: Federal ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 10, 2021 2:35 pm

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Covington County Judson alumni react to college closing

Judson College, the fifth-oldest women’s college in the United States, is closing after 183 years and local alumni say that they were blindsided by the ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:24 pm

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Edmondson: The epitome of a great mother

The two girls of Elan Formals owner Cathy Edmondson want her to be remembered as the selfless, humble and loving mother that she was. On ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:21 pm

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Andalusia Ballet’s AIM High Outreach Program has successful year

Andalusia Ballet’s AIM High outreach program concluded the year with a classroom presentation for the students’ families, Wednesday, April 28. This year’s AIM High program ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:19 pm

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Andalusia expert offers families tips for skill-building at home this Better Hearing and Speech Month

After a challenging year of virtual, hybrid, and modified in-person learning, (Andalusia-based) speech-language pathologist, Ann Weed, is offering advice and encouragement to families on low-stress ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:18 pm

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Lady Bobcats win area championship over New Brockton

Even though the Opp High School Lady Bobcats gave up four runs in the third inning, they still defeated New Brockton 9-5 on Thursday. The ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:16 pm

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LADY BULLDOGS ARE 5A AREA CHAMPS

The Andalusia High School Lady Bulldog softball team took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off double at the end of the ... Read more

by christophersmith, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:16 pm

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AHS alumnus to intern with Walmart

Andalusia High School alumnus Will Black is getting the opportunity of a lifetime by interning with the Fortune 1 Company in the top Fortune 500, ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, May 6, 2021 5:51 pm

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ALABAMA HOUSE APPROVES MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL: Rep. Jones proposes amendment to remove depression from list of conditions

The Alabama House has passed a bill to legalize and regulate medical marijuana. The House passed the bill by a vote of 68-34 after about two ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:03 pm