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Census Bureau shortens deadline to respond to census

U.S. Census workers will begin door-to-door canvassing in Andalusia today, Saturday, August 8, just as local and state ... Read more | Add your comment

Lee heading back to coach at alma mater

By: Donnamy Steele Andalusia High School alumnus Montel Lee is returning to his alma mater this upcoming school ... Read more | Add your comment

Construction company coming to Sanford

A local business will open its doors in Sanford around the new year. Mayor Chris Thomasson said Friday ... Read more | Add your comment

Robertson retires from Coleman Center

Family members, former students who became co-workers, and friends gathered at the Will Coleman Center Friday morning to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Census Bureau shortens deadline to respond to census

U.S. Census workers will begin door-to-door canvassing in Andalusia today, Saturday, August 8, just as local and state officials are urging residents to take steps ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lee heading back to coach at alma mater

By: Donnamy Steele Andalusia High School alumnus Montel Lee is returning to his alma mater this upcoming school year. Lee graduated from Andalusia High School ... Read more | Add your comment

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Greathouse awarded Mercy Award

By: Donnamy Steele Brooke Greathouse, MSN, is Andalusia Health’s 2020 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award is the highest honor bestowed upon LifePoint Health employees ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:44 pm

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Emerge Nutrition to host grand opening in Opp on Friday

By: Donnamy Steele Emerge Nutrition is holding its grand opening Friday morning from 11:30 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., in Opp. Owners Bree Brandom and TJ ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:43 pm

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South Alabama Gun Club to host 37th Annual Gun and Knife Show this month

By: Donnamy Steele The South Alabama Gun Club will be hosting the 37th Annual Gun and Knife Show on August 15 and 16. Gun show ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:36 am

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APL explores alternative ways to reach community during pandemic

By: Donnamy Steele As the pandemic continues, the Andalusia Public Library is exploring alternative ways for community members to have access to the library. They ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:19 am

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Jackson coming back to her roots to teach at AJHS

By: Donnamy Steele Andalusia High School alumna Ali Jackson is returning to her roots as she joins the faculty as a seventh grade English teacher. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:10 am

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Wells unopposed for third term

Ralph Wells, who was unopposed in his bid for a third term on the Andalusia City Council, expressed his appreciation for the confidence shown in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:12 pm

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Mizell announces restructuring to meet health care needs

Mizell Memorial Hospital on Tuesday announces that it will restructure to meet the growing demands and future challenges it faces while serving the community to ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:39 pm

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Fentanyl discovered as cause of death of two Opp residents

In a recent joint investigation by the Opp Police Department and the 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, with assistance from the State Bureau of ... Read more

by christophersmith, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:06 pm

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City announces soccer registration

By: Donnamy Steele The city of Andalusia is preparing for another year of youth soccer. Registration began on August 1 and will end on August ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 9:03 pm

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Foshee awarded Veteran Advocate of the Year

The Alabama Department of Veteran Affairs recently awarded Covington County’s Veterans Service Officer Brian Foshee Veteran Advocate of the Year. “Every year we give out ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, August 3, 2020 9:01 pm

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LBW alum to teach criminal justice at alma mater

By: Donnamy Steele Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will be adding a criminal justice course to the curriculum for the first time this fall. LBWCC ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 9:00 pm

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Andalusia Church of God welcomes new pastor

By: Donnamy Steele Andalusia Church of God has welcomed a new face into the church, pastor Joey Ogletree. Ogletree is originally from Alabama, but has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 8:59 pm

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Funeral held for Buck Creek Fire Chief

Sunday around noon a group of firefighters gathered at Keahey Funeral Home to pay tribute to one of their own. Buck Creek Fire Chief Robert ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, August 3, 2020 8:58 pm

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Seven inmates up for parole hearings, two sex offenders, five for drug crimes

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will hold 118 parole hearings next week, including seven inmates from Covington County. Two out of the six ... Read more

by christophersmith, Monday, August 3, 2020 8:57 pm

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SES earns grant to fund Pioneer Day

Straughn Elementary School’s Tammie Evans recently earned a $500 grant through the Alabama Daughters of the American Revolution to help fund her Pioneer Day. “I ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, August 3, 2020 1:28 pm

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Andalusia man charged in stabbing, police pursuit

A 22-year-old Andalusia man is being held in the Covington County Jail on a $215,000 bond for a domestic stabbing and for eluding police. Jamerick ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 1:12 pm

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Thermal imaging helps firefighters find missing 90-year-old

A 90-year-old female who had slipped away from her home and caregivers was found safe late Sunday night, thanks to the help of the Andalusia ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 1:11 pm

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ACS superintendent, local pediatrician discuss COVID-19, school, health concerns

Children need to go to school, and even those parents who opt for a virtual school experience for their children this year could benefit from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:59 pm

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City employees begin work on 2020 Census

City employees began Friday morning calling local residents to encourage them to complete their 2020 Census. “We believe that Andalusia’s population was under counted in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:27 pm

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Opp family loses three family members in two days

On the evening of Thursday, July 30 the Opp Police Department received a call from Opp resident Amanda Hines, after she found her brother deceased ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:25 pm

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REMEMBERING COACH KINSAUL: HOF coach passes away at 87

Doyle Kinsaul’s legacy will live on in the Straughn Community. Kinsaul, the former basketball coach and teacher, passed away on Wed., July 29, 2020, at ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:21 pm

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Chucketts completes Finch Initiative

As a way to inspire young law students, Judge Ben Bowden created the Finch Initiative at the University of Alabama’s School of Law and its ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:58 pm

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Alabama ranked 3rd fastest growing state in Amazon sales

By: Donnamy Steele Internet sales in Alabama have skyrocketed, making it the third fastest-growing sales in the country according to Amazon. This influx of online ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:55 pm

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Locklier retires from Andalusia Animal Clinic

By: Donnamy Steele After nine years with the Andalusia Animal Clinic, Andalusia local Lisa Locklier is moving onto her next adventure. Locklier worked at Andalusia ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:52 pm

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Opp native opens psych practice in his hometown

Opp native Rusty Adams is coming back home to open a psychiatric practice after seeing the need for mental healthcare in Covington County. “Opp has ... Read more

by christophersmith, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:50 pm