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McCreary family was some of earliest settlers in Conecuh County

The McCreary family was another prominent one in Conecuh County in the Brooklyn, Belleville and Evergreen communities. The earliest ancestor found on Ancestry.com for this ... Read more

6 days ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Wars End Part 4: Homecoming – Operation Magic Carpet

At the end of WW II, the United States had approximately 7.6 million members of its armed forces stationed overseas. Some troops stationed in Europe ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

REMEMBER WHEN: More Covington County Fair History – 1920-1930

With the approaching Covington County Fair in October sponsored by the Andalusia Kiwanis Club, I wanted to look  back at the beginning years of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Sue Wilson.

Cary family migrated from South Carolina to Conecuh County, Ala.

The Cary family of Conecuh County, Ala., was quite reputable and has ties to several families in surrounding counties. Dudley Armstead Cary was the earliest ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.

War’s End – Part 3: The Sleeping Giant Awakened

World War II was different from other wars . It was unique in that it was the first recorded war that was won with troops, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

REMEMBER WHEN: Covington’s First County Fair

Back in the mid 1960s, the AHS Glee Club sang a festive song, “Heigh Ho! Come to the Fair.” Well, folks, according to Kiwanis Club ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sue Wilson.

John Joseph Patterson family resided mostly in Andalusia (or Covington County)

There appears to have been several different Patterson family lines that have resided in Covington County, Ala., over the years. Various records indicate one such ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.

The story of Rick Rescorla, Vietnam Hero and Hero of 9/11

[Author’s note: Our recent columns have been about commemorating The Greatest Generation, the Heroes of WW II. We pause this week in remembrance of a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

REMEMBER WHEN: War Bride Letters from World War II

“I’m gonna sit right down and write myself a letter, and make believe it came from you. I’m gonna write words, oh, so sweet; they’re ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sue Wilson.

Cordell Law resided in Wing, Ala., and crafted ax handles

Today’s column will be a review of an earlier feature published in the Andalusia Star-News on August 12, 2000. In that story Cardell Law’s practice ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.

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