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Kay Ivey inauguration: What bands are in inaugural parade? Complete lineup  AL.com

Hank Williams' daughter, country singer Jett Williams, will be rolling down the street today in Kay Ivey's inaugural parade in – what else? – a 1953 powder blue ...



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 ...



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.



Lockdown lifted for Andalusia High, Middle School after reported gunshot  WSFA

ANDALUSIA, AL (WSFA) - Andalusia High and Middle School have been lifted from lockdown after Andalusia police were unable to determine if an actual ...



Downtown road closures for Monday’s inauguration, parade  WSFA

Some roads in downtown Montgomery will begin to close Friday with more beginning Monday at 6:30 a.m..



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

U.S. Marine Corps Major (Ret.) Christopher Lawson will be the guest speaker at this year's Veterans Day program, set for Mon., Nov. 12, immediately following ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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

Students in the Andalusia City School system will start school on Mon., Aug. 6, 2018. The board of education approved the 2018-19 calendar Monday. Holidays ...



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 ...



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, ...



Blue boxes to offer basics to needy, build community - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia Police Department Chief Paul Hudson said that by installing Blue Boxes around the city, it hopes members of the community will be more involved ...



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 ...



Anderson to be honored as AHS Outstanding grad - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

John W. Anderson Sr., who enjoyed a distinguished career in agribusiness, is among the five Andalusia High School alumni being honored this week as AHS ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



210 angels ready for Christmas adoption - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

With only 210 children identified as angels for Andalusia's Community Christmas, organizer Larry Avery has extended registration for another week. “It rained on ...



Crops escape damage - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Local farmers said that it is a blessing that Hurricane Michael did not hit Covington County as hard as surrounding counties. “I have talked with several people in ...



33 bands expected at Little Big Horn - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

There are 33 bands scheduled to participate in the 38th annual Little Big Horn band competition in Opp today, Sat., Oct. 20, 2018. The competition brings the ...



2018 South Alabama Airshow - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

9:30 a.m. – Gates open. 10 a.m. – Maneuver Center of Excellence Band (283d Army Band) “Rolling Thunder” (Ft. Benning, Ga.,) mainstage. 11:30 a.m. ...



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

A spokeswoman for Jack's has confirmed the company will open a restaurant in Andalusia early in 2019. Sarah Cain, communications and merchandising ...



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.



Veterans Day events set - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

U.S. Marine Corps Major (Ret.) Christopher Lawson, a Pleasant Home graduate, will be the guest speaker at this year's Veterans Day program, set for Mon., Nov ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Thousands expected at Saturday airshow - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Organizers of the South Alabama Airshow are preparing to deal with a crowd of more than 15,000 people at the South Alabama Regional Airport Saturday, but ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Goody's closing next week - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The last day that Goody's will be open is December 8, but until then, everything in the store will be 50 percent off, except Nike, Columbia, fragrances and beauty.



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.



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 ...



Remember when: Growing up in the '30s, '40s - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Hometown people living away from Andalusia sometimes show up with their written memories of life where they grew up here in dear old Andy. Here are a few ...



DTF drug bust on First Avenue - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

On Aug. 17, 2018, agents with the 22nd Judicial Drug Task Force along with the Alabama Department of Human Resources, went to a home on First Avenue in ...



Remember when: Summer was busy in '51  Andalusia Star-News

“Summertime, Summertime, Sum, Sum, Summertime” – “No more studying history, No more reading geography, We'll shut them books and throw them away, ...



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 ...



Coterie's 18th Run for Kids next weekend - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The 18th Annual Coterie Run for Kids 5K is scheduled for next Sat., Oct. 20, and race coordinator Debbie Maraman said that she is hoping to raise the amount ...



Speeding driver attempts to elude, charged with reckless endangerment - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A driver who was speeding Sunday night and attempted to outrun an Andalusia Police Department officer was charged with multiple offenses. Sgt. Roger ...



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

The construction of a new apartment complex with 56 apartment units is slated for early 2019. Local developer Robert Bishop confirmed he is working with ...



Thanksgiving meals available at Green Tree - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Members of Green Tree Christian Fellowship are planning to prepare meals for up to 250 people on Thanksgiving Day. Pastor John Eiland said the traditional ...



Art camps set in June, July - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Private art camps are being offered in Opp and Andalusia this summer. Cathy Powell will offer summer art lessons, Rhythm and Movement in Art, for several age ...



Birth announcements for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

HUNTER GRACE KELSOE. Jimmy and Ashley Kelsoe of Andalusia announce the birth of their daughter, Hunter Grace Kelsoe. She was born on Sept. 11, 2018 ...



Death investigation under way - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Covington County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a person whose body was found at a residence on Brooklyn Road. Deputies responded ...



Pediatrician joins hospital - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Elizabeth Anne Tucker, M.D., said she believes being a mom will help her be a better pediatrician. “A lot of pediatric medicine is reassuring new moms,” Dr.



It's a bird, it's a plane ... it's a Harper? [Air Show gallery] - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Johnny Harperwas one of four locals who had an opportunity to parachute during practice day for today's South Alabama Airshow. Ben Bowden, Seth Hammett, ...



Turman elected sheriff - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Covington County voters cast their ballots for change Tuesday, electing a new sheriff for the first time since 2006. Challenger Blake Turman, who ran second in a ...



Opp, Andy make laundromat arrests same day - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Both Andalusia and Opp officers police made arrests at laundromats on Wednesday. The OPD was called to the Laundromat located at the corner of Jackson ...



Sporting goods shop now open - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

An Andalusia man hopes to localize sporting goods with his new shop. “I just wanted to make a specialty store for sports, nothing like what we have here already ...



Man charged with murder in Brooklyn Road arson - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

James Benton Horn, age 50, of Andalusia was arrested Friday and charged with murder, second degree arson, and first degree criminal mischief in the June ...



Former AU standout Tommie Agee to lead Andalusia parks, rec - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Tommie Agee has been named the Director of Leisure Services and special assistant to the mayor for the City of Andalusia. Mayor Earl Johnson made the ...



Renovations at AHS start in February - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Board of Education Monday night approved a $9.3 million contract with Wyatt Sasser Construction for projects at Andalusia High School.



Sunday wreck claimed life of young mom - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Alabama State Troopers have identified the 25-year-old woman who died in a Sunday morning wreck as Jacqueline Haley Elisha Henderson. Henderson died ...



Man pleads in meth case - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

William Octavius Holland, 57, of Andalusia, pleaded guilty Friday morning to trafficking in methamphetamine before Circuit Judge Lex Short, according to a press ...



Annual Gun, Knife show coming later this month - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The South Alabama Gun Club is expecting another big crowd at the 35th Annual Andalusia Gun and Knife Show to be held next weekend at the Kiwanis ...



Shooting victim air lifted from school - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Covington County Sheriff's Department is investigating an early evening shooting that occurred on Falco Road near Pleasant Home Friday. The victim was ...



Pleasant Home teen donated organs, saved many lives - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Ryan Stokes' friends and family members said he spent a lifetime being helpful, so it was no surprise to them when he signed an organ donor card in March.



Doster's case began with 2002 jail escape - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Oscar Roy Doster was convicted of three counts of capital murder in 2006 for his part in the 2002 murder of Gantt resident Paul LeMaster. The story began on ...



SBI investigating Sunday death of Kinston teen of - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) is investigating a Sunday firearm assault that resulted in the death of a 19-year-old Kinston teen. Kinston Police ...



Thanksgiving available Thursday - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, in cooperation with other churches, supporters and volunteers, will again provide a free meal to anyone who needs it or is alone ...



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.



Update: Clip holding pistol fell; DuBose shot in side - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Covington County resident and former UA head football coach Mike DuBose was involved in an accidental shooting working on his farmland north of Opp ...



Shooting suspects surrender - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Two arrests have been made in the March 16 shooting on Falco Road near Wing, Sheriff Dennis Meeks said Tuesday. The suspects, identified as Jake Alan Cox ...



Bright Beginnings closing - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Bright Beginnings Preschool program will end at the close of the school year,. Andalusia Housing Authority Director Bobby Johns confirmed Wednesday.



Clark signs with Snead State - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia High School senior Emma Clark signed her Letter of Intent to continue her tennis career this fall at Snead State Community College on Friday at AHS.



SPRINTING TO CANDYLAND: Running through a winter wonderland - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

It looked like the annual Candyland Christmas 5K and half-marathon might not happen this year, but the Andalusia Kiwanis Club swooped in to save the day ...



Region offers haunted houses, mazes, festivals this month - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

It is time for all things fall-related, and that means haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and hayrides are about to be in full swing. One popular ...



Need an Uber or a lyft? - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday encouraged all Alabamians to take advantage of ridesharing during their summer festivities and throughout the year as she ...



Court hears details of Oak Street shots - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A probable cause hearing in Covington County District Court Friday in which both the state and the defense asked for juvenile status for the defendant provided ...



Covington Honor Flight planning 8th trip for vets - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Covington Region Honor Flight officials say their 2018 trip is almost full, but they are still raising funds to cover expenses. On Fri., Oct. 5, the organization will ...



Andalusia man charged for trafficking - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A two-week investigation by the Covington County Drug Task Force ended in the arrest of an Andalusia man last week. Rodney Hall. Rodney Danyelle Hall was ...



DTF arrests 6 for meth - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

On Monday, November 5, 2018, agents with the 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, the Lockhart Police Department, Florala Police Department, Covington ...



Woman charged with theft; Elderly couple lost $60K+ from retirement accounts - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Alabama Department of Insurance Fraud Bureau has charged an Andalusia woman with theft after investigating an elderly couple's lost of more than ...



Piggly Wiggly to open in Winn Dixie location - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Winn Dixie will close its Andalusia location in the coming weeks, and two Mary Esther businessmen plan to operate a Piggly Wiggly franchise there. Tim Pifer of ...



Update: Man charged with Thursday night murder - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

An Andalusia man has been charged with murder in the Thursday night shooting death of a River Falls man. Beam. Jeremy Alan Beam of Andalusia, 35, ...



Bakery, event center opens on Hwy. 84 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

A bakery has opened in the former Pop's Place and it might just ruin a few low-carb diets. “It's a full-out bakery and events space,” Tammy Atkins, the owner, said.



4 charged with murder free on bond - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The four people charged with murder in the Friday death of Joshua J. Mount are free on bond. At about 2:30 Friday afternoon, deputies received a call to Hazlets ...



CHASING A CHAMPIONSHIP: County All-Stars to host Southwest Regional - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Covington County 13-15 Babe Ruth All-Stars will host the Southwest Regional tournament in Straughn on July 19. Teams for all across the country have ...



City contracts with staffing firm for temp - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The City of Andalusia is getting out of the business of hiring temporary employees after the council adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing a contract with ...



Will Clark heading to Vanderbilt - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Vanderbilt Commodores have added a third Andalusia player for the 2018 season after offering Will Clark a spot on the team on Thursday. During his ...



Hugghins family ancestor immigrated from Ireland after 1715 - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Researching the Joseph Thurman Barrow family recently led to identifying one of his lineages known as the Hugghins family. Today's story will outline what was ...



Update: Body of drowning victim recovered Saturday - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Covington County Sheriff Dennis Meeks said rescue units have recovered the body of the man who drowned in Gantt Lake on Friday. The body of Johnny ...



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 ...



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 ...



Head family members rendered leadership for Covington County - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The family name of Head is remembered by many local residents for several reasons. One of the best known is the popular Covington County Sheriff Thomas E.



OPD charges 4 with murder; body found in woods [Updated] - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Opp Police Department on Friday night found the body of a man missing from Elba since last Saturday, and four individuals have been charged in his death.



July Jamz kicks off Thursday - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce's summer concert series, July Jamz, kicks off Thursday night, and offers some new twists this year. “We've got ...



Child's death investigated - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Local law enforcement authorities confirmed late Friday they are investigating the heat-related death of a 4-year-old girl from the Heath area. Sheriff Dennis ...



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 ...



Murder victim's family: We'll keep his business dream alive - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Bruce Nelson's lifelong dream was to have a family business, his wife said. Bruce Nelson. Nelson lived to see that dream come true. During his 37 years as a ...



Netflix announces Insatiable release - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Netflix yesterday announced that the premiere of Insatiable, based loosely on the life of local attorney and pageant coach Bill Alverson, will be released on ...



Quilters plan November show - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

In 2004, Covington County Quilt Guild began with a handful of women who were interested in improving their quilting skills, experiencing new techniques and ...



HONORING LOCAL LEGENDS: Merritt among 2017 Andalusia High School Football Hall of Fame inductees - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Denny Merritt had a stellar career for Andalusia during the 70s, and will be inducted into the 2017 Andalusia High School Football Hall of Fame class this month.



All-Stars ready for their moment - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia's 12U All-Star softball team begins the All-Star season today in Greenville. The 12U team plays in the Ponytail West district in Alabama's Dixie softball ...



Remember when: Mr. Wingard won't be forgotten - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-News

“Ah, yes, I remember it well” are the lyrics from the 1958 Broadway show “Gigi” by Lerner & Loewe. Maurice Chevalier and Hermione Gingold appeared in the ...



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