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Lesson learned in Andalusia turned Robert Horry into 'Big Shot Bob'  AL.com

Former Alabama standout Robert Horry knows a lot about big shots and NBA championships.



Alabama Roots: 8 players have won NBA championships  AL.com

Former Andalusia High School and Alabama standout Robert Horry played for seven NBA championship teams.



Andalusia High School football stadium renovation near completion  WSFA

Construction crews are well on their way to wrapping up the massive renovation of the Andalusia High School football stadium.



Parrish, Betty "Dee"  Dothan Eagle

Betty (Dee) Parrish, a resident of Dothan, Dee-Feated leukemia on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at a local hospital when she entered into the presence of Jesus.



Williams to lead SHS football - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

After sifting through 60 applications from people interested in becoming head football coach at Straughn, the Covington County Board of Education on Tuesday ...



DynCorp plans local facility - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

DynCorp confirmed on Tuesday what local airport officials had hinted at in recent weeks: The company plans to put people to work in Andalusia in the Standard ...



Motorcycle crash claims life of Andalusia man - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A two-vehicle crash at 6:10 p.m., on Wed., April 10, claimed the life of an Andalusia man. Tommy Jason Sutton, 35, died as a result of injuries sustained when his ...



Teen dies in ATV accident - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Straughn High School student Jaden Nolan, 16, died Saturday morning in an ATV accident at near the school. Nolan. The Covington County Sheriff's ...



Lawson to keynote Veterans Day event - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Organizers are seeking cook teams to participate in the Alabama Wildlife Federation's Wild Game Cook-Off at the Covington Center Arena... read more.



Renovation of Andalusia High School football stadium work in progress  WSFA

ANDALUSIA, AL (WSFA) - The work began in earnest two months ago and workers continue to grind away on revamping the old Andalusia High School Football ...



Mom, kids inspired Martin's teaching - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia High School's new English teacher, Rhonda Martin, is ready to instill the love of literature in her high school students. “I was drawn to teaching ...



Homecoming court named - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Opp High School is celebrating homecoming this week. Members of the homecoming court, shown, include (seated, from left) Sara Kate Horn, Presley Bracke, ...



21 bands slated for Saturday's A-Town Invitational in Opp - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Despite having to change in venues, Andalusia High School Band Boosters still expects 21 bands to participate in this weekend's A-Town Band Invitational, ...



Gitty-Up-N-Go gives $357K to area charities - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

In the past two years, the Gitty Up-N-Go gas stations have given more than $357,000 to local charities, and owner Roy Mohon said that he wants to challenge ...



Andalusia school calendar approved for 2018-19 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The renovated Andalusia High School stadium will be ready for the 2018 football season, when the Bulldogs will play on... read more. Print Article ...



AYFL sign ups coming soon - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Youth Football League will hold sign-ups for the upcoming 2019 Football Season May 13th and 16th from 5:30 p.m., until 7:00 p.m., at the ...



Stadium, auditorium at Andalusia High School undergo renovations  WSFA

The Andalusia High School stadium and auditorium will be renovated after a new partnership with the Andalusia Board of Education and the city.



2 wanted for questioning in Friday night shooting - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

After hosting HGTV stars from the show “Home Town,” Amanda Henderson and Alayna Cook from the Opp Downtown Redevelopment Authority... read more.



FINISHING TOUCHES: Jack's plans opening on Jan. 21 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Construction at Jack's restaurant in Andalusia is still underway, but company officials said that everything is on schedule for a grand opening at 5 a.m., on Mon., ...



Boarding house has a long, colorful history - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The practice of operating boarding houses to accommodate temporary or extended residential *service* seems to have been discontinued presently for the most ...



Local teen charged in robbery - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Law enforcement officials in Covington and Conecuh counties arrested four individuals Saturday – including an Andalusia teen – after an alleged robbery in the ...



Kiwanis names Vick 2018 citizen of year award - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Club President Bob Bush made the presentation, citing Vick's often behind-the-scenes contributions to community projects, and especially those related to ...



Meet the ambassadors - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The City of Andalusia's Ambassadors for the 2018-19 school year recently were introduced to the Andalusia City Council. Students are selected through an ...



Pain management practice opens in Andalusia - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Dr. David DiSanto has practiced medicine in Andalusia before, and he is excited to be back in the community. DiSanto worked with Gulf Coast Pain ...



Hyde opens new tattoo shop here - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

After a five-year hiatus from tattooing in the Andalusia area, Aaron Hyde has opened the only licensed tattoo parlor in Covington County. Hyde has 10 years of ...



Remember when: He was a pillar of the community - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Yes, I suppose the first time my girlfriends and I ever remember Sidney Waits was when we were about 10 years old or so – out on the sidewalk in front of his ...



Roofer charged for fraud - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A joint investigation by the Covington County Sheriff's Office and the Andalusia Police Department led to nine theft charges being filed against a local roofing ...



River Falls woman charged with attempted murder - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A local woman has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a Friday night incident on Gantt Road in River Falls. River Falls Police Chief Cody ...



Chiefs: Hiring officers is getting harder - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Local chiefs of police say they are seeing evidence of a national trend as they attempt to fill open jobs within their departments. Nationally, since 2013, the total ...



Candyland opening - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Country Living and Southbound magazines have named Christmas in Candyland as a top holiday attraction, and the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce ...



Restaurant ownership changes - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The owners of Chow King in Dothan have bought out Chen's Garden in Andalusia and are renovating it to become King Buffet. King Buffet started renovations ...



Andalusia BOE approves extra roles for teachers - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Grade level chair, kindergarten – Christy Clanton; Grade level chair, first grade – Claire Walters; Grade level chair, second grade – Beverly Moore; Grade level ...



Daughter's goal: Signatures to keep dad in prison - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Almost 15 years after witnessing the tragic death of her mother at her father's hand, Shannon Wilson is seeking help from the public to keep her father behind ...



Andalusia High School searching for new head basketball coach  WSFA

Andalusia High School is in the process of finding a new basketball coach after head coach Anthony Clark wasn't renewed for next school year.



Opp loans stadium for A-Town - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A-Town Invitational, the annual band competition hosted by Andalusia High School, will be held in Opp this year. The AHS Band Boosters announced the ...



Woman airlifted from Hwy. 84 wreck - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A two-vehicle crash at 6:10 p.m., on Wed., April 10, claimed the life of an Andalusia man. Tommy Jason Sutton,... read more. Print Article ...



McGuire opposes new mental facility - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Former District Judge Trippy McGuire on Tuesday joined the ranks of those opposing the placement of a secure forensic mental health facility in Andalusia, and ...



Young farmer dies tragically, 'doing what he loved' - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Holt, who was 20, died tragically Monday morning doing what he loved most. Holt was cutting hay when his tractor broke a guide wire from a utility pole.



Community Christmas registration is Nov. 3 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Registration for Andalusia Community Christmas will be held on Saturday, November 3. Andalusia Community Christmas serves children ages 2 through 10 ...



Moore Road accident claims life - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia Police officers, along with Andalusia Firefighters and Advanced EMS responded to a two vehicle accident on Moore Road behind Andalusia ...



Fiery crash claims life of Andalusia man - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

An Andalusia teen has been charged with a Class C felony after he allegedly fired shots into a residence Friday... read more. Print Article ...



Update: Michael's track shifts west; county under tropical storm warning - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Update, 6:30 p.m. Monday. The National Weather *Service* in Mobile reported in its 6 p.m. update that Hurricane Michael had moved slightly west, which means ...



What characters! Auditions begin for annual Cookies event - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Meredith's Miracles on Tuesday began tryouts for the 2019 Cookies with Character event, but Executive Director Kiley Spears said there are plenty more ...



3 locals charged for drugs - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Three people were arrested Thursday on drug charges after a months-long investigation that followed a drive-by type shooting on Oak Street in August.



Obituaries for Tues., Jan. 8, 2019 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Mrs. Ruth Viola McKathan, of Semmes, Ala., passed away Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, at her residence. She was 88. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wed., Jan.



APD releases identity of wreck victim - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday called for a 10-cent gas tax increase to fund repairs to the state's infrastructure and... read more. Print Article ...



Christmas parades begin Thursday - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The annual Christmas parades begin this week, when Andalusia's parade rolls at 7 on Thursday night, Nov. 29. The theme is Classic Christmas Songs.



Larry's back! Norris opening family care practice in Opp - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia native and local physicians assistant Larry Norris said he's been in the healthcare field for 25 years because he feels obligated to give back to the ...



Short: Mental health facility will only be used for criminals - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Editor's note: Earlier this week, The Star-News reported on comments Presiding Circuit Judge Charles A. “Lex” Short made at the Covington County Commission ...



Nutrition Shack opening on E3N next week - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Mississippi natives Hunter and Eden Wallace are bringing The Nutrition Shack to Andalusia to offer a healthier eating option. “We discovered Andalusia and ...



County schools to collaborate for musical - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The four Covington County high schools have decided to come together to offer students an exciting opportunity: participation in a joint production of “Shrek: The ...



Photo of John Independence Hassell prompts family story - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A friend shared with this writer a photo of an older gentleman this week. The subject was John Independence Hassell (1850-1926). The middle name of ...



Events on tap for New Year's Eve - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Still looking for a place to ring in the New Year? Here are some places that are having events near Andalusia: • The City of Andalusia will have its annual ...



37 minors charged for alcohol - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A weekend River Falls Police Department traffic security checkpoint on Alabama Hwy. 55, resulted in the arrests of 47 people, 37 of whom were charged as ...



Attempted murder charges filed - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Police Department has made the final arrest in a drive-by-type shooting incident that occurred on Oak Street August 11. Washington was charged ...



Looking back: Unusually high number of deaths investigated in 2018 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Star-News generally focuses on positive news when looking back at year-end, but we'd be remiss if we did not note the unusually high number of murders ...



State, local officials announce $1.5M mental health facility - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Alabama Department of Mental Health on Tuesday broke ground on a $1.5 million secure forensics facility in Andalusia. South Central Alabama Mental ...



LBW starts new fast-track training programs - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

LBW Community College will soon offer four new, non-college credit training programs to prepare participants for the workforce in a short amount of time.



NEW CROP FOR COVINGTON? - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Ibidapo, the CEO of Cannabis South, is one of only 152 licensed growers of hemp in Alabama, and one of only three in Covington County. The 2018 Agriculture ...



Sunrise services planned tomorrow - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The tradition dates back to 1732, when a Moravian congregation in Saxony held an all-night prayer vigil, then members visited the graveyard to celebrate the ...



Dayspring opens local hospice office - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

After serving the Covington County area from their Enterprise branch since 2003, Dayspring Hospice, LLC., has officially opened in Andalusia. “We have been ...



Crittenden family resided on Crittenden Plantation - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

As a follow-up of last week's story featuring the Crittenden family, today's narrative will continue that story. Since the John Hiram “Jack” Crittenden family will be ...



Ghost in Springdale? - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

If there is a ghost at Springdale, as suggested by the title of last night's Covington County Historical Society program, it seems to like wedding veils. Nancy Clark ...



Inmate dies in county jail (Updated with identity) - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Police Department is investigating the death of an inmate who died Wednesday while in custody at the Covington County Jail. Sheriff Dennis ...



Remember When: Monday won't be 1st time band witnessed history - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Governor Kay Ivey and other constitutional office holders will be sworn into office on January 14, 2019. Ivey became governor in April 2017 when then-Governor ...



Dirt Cheap hiring, will open in October - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Managers for Dirt Cheap began interviewing potential employees for its new Andalusia store Monday, and will continue the selection process through Thursday.



Pickup tower opens at Walmart - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The 16-foot pickup tower in the Andalusia Wal-Mart is now ready to use, and store manager Earl Alsobrooks said that this technology will change the way ...



Changing of the guard: Turman anxious to get started as new sheriff, names new employees - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

It's been almost six months since Blake Turman was elected to be Covington County's new sheriff, and he's anxious to get started. Turman officially takes over at ...



Fire claims church - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Freedom Ministries was completely engulfed in flames when Gantt Area Fire Department showed up to the scene at midnight, on Wednesday. “When we ...



Jack's locating in Andalusia - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Covington County Child Advocacy Center (CCCAC) announced this week it will host its first Cowboys for Kids Rodeo on... read more. Print Article ...



Andy BOE non-renews head basketball coach - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia High School is in need of a new head basketball coach after the board of education voted to non-renew Anthony Clark Monday. The board hired Clark ...



CRNAs provide most rural anesthesia - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

For patients undergoing surgery, having a baby, or needing emergency treatment following a traumatic incident, odds are the hands-on anesthesia care ...



Earthquake recorded in Alabama - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) reported a 3.1 magnitude earthquake early Monday afternoon near Flomaton. According to the NEIC, the ...



Apartments planned in 2019 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Members of the Covington County Board of Registrars are hard at work getting voters registered and registrations updated as the... read more. Print Article ...



Dance event to raise funds for Full Tummy - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The 2nd Annual Dance and Donate Event to support the Full Tummy Project of Covington County is this month and Organizer Katie King said that they are ...



Remember when: Depression times in South Alabama - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Thinking about the books in my home library, I was reminded of one on the shelf written by Alma Lou Straughn Hall of Brewton – “RABBIT STEW.” This week, I ...



Father, son guilty in theft of gun - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A Covington County jury spent less than an hour deliberating before finding Donovan Kirk Spenard, 52, of Andalusia, and his son, Joseph Spenard, 25, also of ...



Trick-or-treat hours set, caution urged - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Rebecca Yeager has been teaching STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art and math – classes at Andalusia Elementary School to... read more.



New resident finds lack of care for animals troubling - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Leann Fitzsimmons has rescued six animals from the streets since she moved from Indiana to Covington County in March, and said she is disgusted by the way ...



Kirkpatrick helped others, community - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Local businessman C.L. Kirkpatrick died this past weekend, just days shy of his 94th birthday. Kirkpatrick was in the insurance business before opening ...



Circus headed to town this week - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Florida-based Loomis Bros. Circus will make its way to Andalusia Monday and Tuesday, November 12 and 13, and Director of Business, Media and Talent ...



Andalusia's legendary Richard Robertson announces retirement  Dothan Eagle

Andalusia's Robertson announces retirement. BY DAVID MUNDEE. dmundee@dothaneagle.com. A Wiregrass and a state coaching legend who graced the ...



6 arrested for drugs at local motel - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A disturbance call at the Sunset Inn on the West Bypass in Andalusia Monday led to the arrests of five people on drug charges. Officers were called to room 263.



Thomasson Reunion was held in Andalusia on August 4, 2018 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Thomasson Traces Family Association held its annual reunion on Saturday, August 4, 2018, in Andalusia, Ala. This was the 40th year since the first reunion ...



County teams ranked in 1st ASWA basketball poll of the year - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

This week's Alabama Sports Writers Association high school basketball rankings, the first of the season, along with other teams nominated by their area's sports ...



AHS valedictorian will pursue medical career - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

When Andalusia High School Valedictorian Baylee Robertson was in seventh grade, she made her first 100 in a class. She liked it, and said she has strived to ...



Horn indicted for murder in June death - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A Covington County grand jury indicted James Benton Horn on multiple felonies, including murder, on Dec. 13. James Horn. Horn, age 50, of Andalusia was ...



Remember when: 1949 marked 20th anniversary of Alatex, loss of founder - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Some very significant happenings took place in Andalusia in 1949 so I will share these with you readers. Remember, this time in history was right after World ...



Should bridge be closed? - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

After five years of silence about the condition of Pigeon Creek Bridge on Lloyd Mill Road, the Covington County Commission is taking a look at the issue again ...



PowerSouth announces plans to lower Gantt Lake in 2019 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

PowerSouth has announced its plans to lower the water level in Gantt Lake in September 2019, to allow for maintenance to the Gantt Hydroelectric Dam.



Deputies, Marshals arrest local man on 'Most Wanted' list - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Covington County Sheriff's Department deputies and agents with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on Wednesday afternoon arrested Ray Randall Russell, ...



Council OKs deal for Opp biz - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Despite threats from owners of an existing trucking company currently doing business in Opp that it “may” leave if the city agreed to give property to a competing ...



Slocomb High School Junior joins elite group at University of Alabama  WTVY, Dothan

SLOCOMB, Ala. (WTVY) - A Slocomb High School junior, Edwin Olea, has made it into an elite group. He is one of just 25 chosen for the University of Alabama's ...



Regional Babe Ruth tourney begins Friday - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

By CHRISTOPHER SMITH and JOSH DUTTON. The Southwest Regional Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament will commence this Friday and Covington County ...



Eiland family descendants claim Welch ancestry - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Eiland family of Covington County, Ala., was introduced and covered to some extent in an earlier column. However, additional information allows a further ...



Trick-or-treat hours set - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Children's Theatre brings 'Rumplestiltskin' to AES The Birmingham Children's Theatre brought “Rumpelstiltskin” to Andalusia Elementary School yesterday.



2 more arrested for suspicious package at hospital - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Police Department has charged two more people in connection with the suspicious package left at Andalusia Health Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.



Wreck claims life of Opp woman - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A single-vehicle crash at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, March 2, has claimed the life of an Opp woman. Derriunna Charlesa Gantt, 20, was killed when the 2014 Hyundai ...



Harvey to open CAC season - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Mandy Harvey, an American jazz and pop singer and songwriter who gained popularity after performing on America's Got Talent, will open the Covington Arts ...



Cast named for spring production of 'Mamma Mia' - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Katie King and Cathy Powell have been cast in the lead roles in the Andalusia production of “MAMMA MIA!,” set for March of 2019. Co-director Roger Powell ...



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