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PowerSouth’s Woodard earns ‘Woman of Impact’ honor

For 30 years, Beth Woodard has shown passion in her job at PowerSouth and demonstrated a strong work ... Read more | Add your comment

Strong defense propels Straughn to upset over ACA, 19-17

Straughn shocked Alabama Christian with a tremendous defensive effort and timely rushing for a critical 19-17 home win ... Read more | Add your comment

Andalusia falls to Greenville in key region contest, 28-20

In a region contest that could give the winner an upper hand in playoff seeding going into the ... Read more | Add your comment

Saints dispatch Lawson State, avenge early-season loss to Cougars

LBWCC avenged an early-season five-set loss to Lawson State Community College with a 3-0 home sweep today. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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FUMC kicks off fall season with annual Pumpkin Patch

As autumn brings crisp, cool air, and the leaves begin to change colors, the First United Methodist Church of Andalusia is excited to host its ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zack Maio.

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Worley achieves goal with promotion to master sergeant

Andalusia resident Tim Worley is proud to be a member of the United States Army, but he is even prouder after his promotion to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zack Maio.

Opp High School

Opp, Pleasant Home, Red Level fall in region play

Opp 7 Slocomb 40 The Bobcats saw their six-game winning streak end with a 40-7 loss at Slocomb in their bid for a region title. ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:42 pm

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Eagles breeze by Wildcats, sweep Kinston for area title

Pleasant Home won all six sets of the 1A Area 2 Tournament against Florala and Kinston for the area crown at home Thursday. First Semifinal: ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, October 15, 2021 1:53 pm

COLUMN -- FEATURE SPOT

The Vietnam War – Heroes Within a Divided Nation

As a special note, Covington Veterans Foundation will be bringing the Traveling Vietnam Wall to Andalusia at a date to be announced in 2022. The ... Read more

by John Vick, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:22 pm

Florala High School

McKenzie holds off Florala, 44-35, for playoff berth

With the region’s fourth seed up for grabs, McKenzie clipped Florala, 44-35, in a high-stakes battle Thursday night. Florala (3-5, 3-3 1A Region 1) threw ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:54 am

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Straughn shows resiliency, wins twice for area championship

Straughn bent did not break and rallied by Dale County and Ashford to win the 4A Area 2 Tournament at home Wednesday. Head Coach Deidra ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 1:00 pm

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Tigers face big challenge against Alabama Christian

Following a crucial homecoming win, Straughn (5-3, 3-2 4A Region 1) prepares to host Alabama Christian (5-2, 4-1) Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Senior ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 11:39 am

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Red Level returns home to face undefeated Brantley

After being away from home for the last five weeks, Red Level is back home to take on Brantley (6-0, 5-0) Friday, Oct. 15 at ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:56 am

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Pleasant Home travels to Kinston for region contest

After a rough last-second loss, Pleasant Home (1-6, 1-4 1A Region 1) gets set to visit Kinston (5-3, 3-2) Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:03 am

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Bobcats eye region title with win at Slocomb

With five region games complete, the biggest one has arrived as Opp (7-1, 5-0 3A Region 2) visits Slocomb (4-3, 3-1) Friday, Oct. 15 at ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:24 am

Andalusia High School

Bulldogs return to region play against Greenville

Hoping to rebound from a tough non-region loss, Andalusia (5-3, 3-1 5A Region 2) remains home to meet Greenville (6-1, 4-0) Friday, Oct. 15 at ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:51 am

Florala High School

Florala turns focus to McKenzie for Thursday night game

With a last-second win in the books, Florala (3-4, 3-2 1A Region 1) looks forward to a matchup with McKenzie (4-3, 2-3) Thursday, Oct. 14 ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:18 am

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Theus receives player of the week honor

Gage Theus was named the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Special Teams Player of the Week Tuesday. The former Andalusia Bulldog kicker is in his ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:50 am

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Opp finishes runner-up at 3A Area 4 Tournament

Opp split a pair of matches and earned the 3A Area 4 runner-up spot Tuesday. The three-seed Bobcats (5-19) downed two-seed New Brockton 3-1 (25-13, ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:19 am

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JSLA looks to start new tradition with ‘Witches Ride’

The Junior Service League of Andalusia has a goal to give back to the community through its first annual Witches Ride event. “We are a ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:42 am

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Commission votes against support for Rails to Trails

The Covington County Commission voted 2-1 to adopt a resolution expressing the lack of support for the Rails to Trails project at a regularly scheduled ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:30 am

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Opp students recognized for academic excellence in reading, math

Opp City Schools recognized last year’s third and fourth grade students for their scores on the end-of-year standardized assessment last Friday. “We would also like ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:35 am

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Arrive Alive: Andalusia High School students learn perils of drunk, distracted driving

Each October, the Andalusia High School Peer Helpers sponsor a safe driving awareness program, and this year’s event brought the Arrive Alive Tour to AHS ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:05 am

LBW Community College

LBWCC falls to Gadsden State in straight sets

Gadsden State earned a hard-fought 3-0 sweep at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in volleyball action Monday. “Considering the number of injuries and changes we ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:32 am

Andalusia High School

Postseason volleyball begins with area tournaments

With regular-season play complete, it’s win or go home time for all six Covington County volleyball teams. Each area will conduct an area tournament with ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:35 am

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Town hall meetings set to discuss strategic plan

The City of Andalusia is planning town hall meetings to receive public input to be used for a 10-year strategic development plan. There will be ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Saturday, October 9, 2021 7:30 am

Opp High School

Opp edges closer to region title; Straughn wins Homecoming, Red Level falls

Opp 49 Wicksburg 6 Opp is one step closer to winning the 3A Region 2 title after claiming another victory Friday night. The Bobcats defeated ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 8, 2021 10:55 pm

Florala High School

Wildcats edge Eagles for last-second win, 19-12

In a defensive battle for both teams, Florala held on for a 19-12 road win at Pleasant Home Friday night. Neither team was able to ... Read more

by Zack Maio, Friday, October 8, 2021 10:22 pm

Andalusia High School

Crestview rises late to snatch win against Andalusia, 27-21

The Andalusia Bulldogs led for three and half quarters, but ultimately fell to the Crestview Bulldogs in a cross-state game, 27-21. The Andalusia Bulldogs was ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, October 8, 2021 10:16 pm

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Local business showcased at first ‘Made in Alabama’

An Andalusia business is among those showcased at Alabama’s first “Made in Alabama” showcase, Governor Kay Ivey announced Thursday, in partnership with the Alabama Department ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 8, 2021 2:48 pm

COLUMN -- FEATURE SPOT

Joseph M. Mikel, CWO4, U.S. Army, Helicopter Pilot, Vietnam Veteran Distinguished Flying Cross

It was getting late, almost dark, when the pilot of the H-21 gently eased the nose-gear of his helicopter against the hill in front. The ... Read more

by John Vick, Friday, October 8, 2021 11:27 am