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PROTECTING OTHERS: In midst of bill proposal, roommate of slain Blanchard speaks about losing friend

With the Aniah Law passing through the judiciary committee, Blanchard’s former roommate and Andalusia native Sarah O’Brien said the law will provide safety to girls ... Read more

5 days ago by christophersmith.

LBWCC to hold annual day of service projects

LBW Community College in Andalusia is sponsoring “The Big Event,” a half day of service projects for area residents, on April 4, 2020, as a ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

5K to benefit Florala family injured in wreck

BY KAITLIN HOLLEY   On December 28, Florala High School junior Brooke West and her father Rob survived intense injuries from a car wreck that ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local releases first book

Evergreen native Broderick Palmore released his debut novel “Less Than Holy. The Victims. The Cries. D.R.I.N.” in the hopes of entertaining people with his words. ... Read more

6 days ago by christophersmith.


BY KAITLIN HOLLEY     After years of trying to figure out how to find a career to help others, Andalusia’s Sarah Atkinson has found ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Four arrested on drug charges

  Four locals were arrested on drug charges after an exorbitant amount of methamphetamine and some spice was found at a home in Opp Tuesday. ... Read more

6 days ago by Kendra Majors.


Caroline Sansom, Amelia Sansom and Adelyn Sansom waiting for their sister outside the Andalusia Ballet at Robinson Park yesterday. Kaitlin Holley/Star-News Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Local businessman appointed commissioner in Crenshaw

Local businessman Stallion Sasser recently was appointed District 4 County Commissioner in Crenshaw County. Gov. Kay Ivey appointed Sasser to fill the office formerly held ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Medical marijuana bill introduced

Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, introduced a bill Tuesday to authorize medical marijuana in Alabama, following months of study by a commission composed of doctors, legislators ... Read more

1 week ago by Kendra Majors.

U.S. Congress candidate: ‘Stand with me’

U.S. Congress Candidate Troy King is running for Congress because he said there needs to be people in Washington that have a backbone. Last Monday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Kendra Majors.

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