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Part 2: Wesley E. Courson, 2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Force, WWII POW, Stalag Luft III

Stalag Luft III was one of the most infamous and well-known of the German Prisoner of War camps. It eventually housed some 10,949 POWs, including ... Read more

2 days ago by John Vick.

AHS, AJHS announce schedule pick-up, supply lists

Andalusia High School has announced Class Day for Monday, August 2 when students will pick up schedules, purchase lockers and parking passes, and pick up ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local Walmart to close temporarily until Saturday morning

The Walmart store located at 1991 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Expressway in Andalusia will close today at 2 p.m. as part of a company-initiated program to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Andalusia florist encouraging vaccinations as a tribute to wife

Wednesday morning, Alan Cotton, owner of Alan Cotton’s Florist, went on WAAO to encourage people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Q&A: Local doctor says ‘get vaccinated or get infected’

With COVID-19 cases and deaths on the rise in Alabama there are increased concerns regarding the state’s low vaccination rate and the health of community ... Read more

4 days ago by Robert Blankenship.

Covington County Readers’ Choice voting round begins Aug. 2

With over 2,600 nominations, the Andalusia Star-News’ 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards is ready to enter a new and exciting stage — the voting round. After ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Covington County 4-H program among best in enrollment

The Covington County Commission met Tuesday morning and had some key highlights. The 2020-2021 school year saw over 1,600 students enrolled in the 4-H program. ... Read more

5 days ago by Zack Maio.

Andalusia City Schools makes personnel changes

Andalusia City Schools made more personnel decisions at its latest board meeting on Monday. During the meeting the board approved: Rescind: Nancy Wilson leave of ... Read more

5 days ago by Zack Maio.

Andalusia Stingrays compete at state finals in Albertville

In a two-day meet held at Sand Mountain Park in Albertville, Alabama, the Stingrays of Andalusia brought 42 swimmers to compete at this year’s ARPA ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Beacon of Hope opens local behavioral therapy clinic

Beacon of Hope ABA is an organization providing behavior therapy for children diagnosed with autism. Andalusia opened its Beacon of Hope clinic on July 7. ... Read more

7 days ago by Zack Maio.

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