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Covington commissioners discuss Rails to Trails partnership

The Covington County Commission continues to discuss joining a regional partnership aimed at exploring a possible Rails to Trails program. During a commission meeting Tuesday, ... Read more

4 days ago by Robert Blankenship.

COVID-19 vaccine remains limited; ADPH asks for patience

PUBLIC URGED NOT TO CALL HOSPITALS TO REQUEST VACCINE The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) knows that many Alabamians are ready to receive the ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

HOSPITAL VISITORS NOT PERMITTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

To help ensure the safety of its patients, providers, employees and community, Andalusia Health has implemented a zero-visitor* policy protocol effective at 5 p.m., January ... Read more

5 days ago by christophersmith.

One arrested, two wanted for November murder

One suspect has been arrested and two others are wanted in connection to a November murder. Brittany Head, 22, of Andalusia was arrested by the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Andalusia council approves to move forward with Rails to Trails

The City of Andalusia will be moving forward with the implementation of a Capital Improvement Cooperative District in support of a rails to trails program. ... Read more

1 week ago by Robert Blankenship.

All school systems in Covington County receive combined total of $3.9 million in new COVID-19 relief package

Alabama’s K-12 schools will receive nearly $900 million in federal funds under the coronavirus relief package passed by Congress last month. That’s nearly four times the $216 ... Read more

1 week ago by christophersmith.

What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

With information provided by the Alabama Department of Public Health, the following Q and A has answers to what a lot of people have been ... Read more

1 week ago by christophersmith.

ACS nurses encourage others to get vaccinated

Andalusia City School’s head nurse Melinda Carrasco and Andalusia High School nurse Emily Smith were the first ones at Andalusia City Schools to get vaccinated ... Read more

1 week ago by christophersmith.

Local superintendents talk COVID-19 vaccine

With school back in session after the holiday break, teachers may soon be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, according to the Alabama Department of Public ... Read more

1 week ago by Robert Blankenship.

Survey: 56.4% of respondents say they would take COVID-19 vaccine

Most of the 55 people who participated in a Star-News online questionnaire this week said they would take or already have taken a COVID-19 vaccine. ... Read more

1 week ago by christophersmith.

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