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Robert Blankenship, Author at The Andalusia Star-News


Retirement benefits change approved for Andalusia employees

Employees with the City of Andalusia will be moving to a new tier of benefits through the Retirement Systems of Alabama. The city council on ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:49 am


Visitors find kindness during visit to Covington County

A couple traveling to Covington County for Opp’s Rattlesnake Rodeo found some brightness in an otherwise miserable experience thanks to the kindness of others. Jeff ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, April 2, 2021 5:30 pm


Covington County, local cities, towns to receive ARP funds

Covington County, as well as local cities and towns, will be receiving funds from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act recently signed into law. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:50 pm


Cypress Landing to host Easter egg hunt

Children and their families are invited to join Cyprus Landing RV Park for a special Easter celebration on Sunday, April 4. Along with an Easter ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 26, 2021 4:50 pm


Oak Ridge Boys to headline Rattlesnake Rodeo

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring their long history of hit-making to Opp Sunday when they perform at the annual Rattlesnake Rodeo. With hits like ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:23 pm


Truckworks holds ribbon cutting

Members of the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Truckworks Automotive Outfitters to the local business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. Truckworks specializes ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:22 pm


Council approves funding for downtown parking lot

A new parking lot to service the downtown area will be moving forward after the Andalusia City Council approved funding during a meeting Tuesday. As ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:13 pm


Marker commemorates 100 years of Andalusia Rotary

The Rotary Club of Andalusia celebrated its 100th year in 2020 and to commemorate its centennial a marker was placed on the downtown square in ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:57 pm


Dr. Yesil earns neurology certification

Andalusia’s Dr. Sadik Yasil has recently completed the Diplomate of the American Board of Neurology certification program. The certification is presented by the American Board ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:03 pm


Westview Baptist kicks off ‘Man Church’ with Rick Burgess

Men across the region are invited to attend a special “Man Church” event hosted by Westview Baptist Church in Opp. Rick Burgess of the “Rick ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2:01 pm

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