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REMEMBER WHEN: 1946 Happenings in Andalusia

Springtime in Andalusia in 1946 – This is the time my husband was born. Perusing the old newspapers from March and April 1946 helped me ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Through My Lens – Funding

By: Walt Merrell Court funding has long been a tangled issue for the Alabama State Legislature.  So tangled, in fact, that in 2019, the Alabama ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Clement and Ora Hare reared their family in Florida Panhandle

In earlier stories in this column, the Hare and Thomasson families of Covington County, Ala., were reviewed. On April 1, 1923, there was a marriage ... Read more

2 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Ambush at Ap Nhi – The Heroism of Sergeant William W. Seay, U.S. Army Vietnam War – Medal of Honor Part 1

Sarah Lee has a vivid memory of the day she learned of her little brother’s death. She remembers, “I saw a green government car pull ... Read more

2 months ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: The Andalusia City Flag Story

This story has been told before a number of years ago but now that a “new generation” of Andalusians have become of age as well ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Through my lens… Civil Asset Forfeiture

By: Walt Merrell Much has been made of what is commonly referred to as “civil asset forfeiture” in the state of Alabama over the past ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

John William Flournoy family settled in Florala during early 1900s

The Flournoy family of Covington County, Ala., down through the children and families of Elisha Kindred Flournoy was reviewed in last week’s column. That was ... Read more

2 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

The story of Sergeant Mathew Leonard, U.S. Army, Vietnam, Medal of Honor

We have no way of knowing the final thoughts of Platoon Sergeant Mathew Leonard as he sat propped against a tree for support, emptying his ... Read more

2 months ago by John Vick.

REMEMBER WHEN: Where is the Sign

In 1949 a local Andalusia attorney and insurance adjuster Ed Reid partnered with the Parnassus Club to promote “cancer awareness.” He had had cancer and ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Through my lens… By Walt Merrell

Last week, I began a discussion about the Department of Correction’s actual population.  You’ll recall that we identified that 81% of the current inmate population ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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