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‘Covington Cares for Kids’ drive nets toys for kids in need
Employees of Walt Massey Automotive delivered a sleigh full of toys to the Covington County Department of Human Resources on Friday as a result of its “Covington Cares for Kids” drive.
South Alabama woman says she found mouse in can of green beans
ANDALUSIA, AL (WSFA) - An Andalusia woman was shocked by what she found in her can of green beans while making dinner Wednesday night. Kristy White said she doesn’t cook very often, but that night she decided to make vegetables to go with some chicken for dinner.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
LaGrange Police spot missing Alabama teen
LAGRANGE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - LaGrange Police said they have spotted a 16-year-old runaway Alabama boy Saturday at an area Walmart store. The LaGrange Police Department said Darron Keith Earles, who was reported missing on Oct. 25 from Valley, Alabama, was spotted getting into an RV at the store a
TOURNEY TIME: Andalusia falls to Hurricanes
The Andalusia Bulldogs put up a strong fight, but fell 55-53 on last second shot to the Flomaton Hurricanes on Friday night in the 52nd Annual Andalusia High School Christmas Invitational.
County buys land for project
The Covington County Commission on Tuesday agreed to buy five acres of land “for a future economic development project,” but declined to say what the project is. The property is adjacent to the current County Administration Building on Hillcrest Drive in Andalusia.
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
County building evacuated after bomb threat emailed
The Covington County Administration Building was evacuated Thursday afternoon after an employee received an email threatening that there was a bomb in the facility. Similar threats were made across the country — in San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Miami, Washington, DC and other locations nationwid
Reminder: Community Christmas gifts due
With the Andalusia Community Christmas on the horizon, organizers are still trying to wrangle up people who have not brought gifts for their adopted angels in to the donation station.
Alabama man convicted of killing couple next door in 2015
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who killed a couple next door, believing they were responsible for breaking into his home, has been found guilty by an Alabama jury.
Alabama gets federal assistance to help take drug dealers, drugs off the streets
In the state’s ongoing fight against the drug epidemic, Gov. Kay Ivey has put federal funds in the hands of law enforcement in hopes of reducing illegal drug use in the state by arresting those who buy or sell illegal drugs or falsely obtain prescription drugs.
Jim Harbaugh’s Reaction To 5-Star That Flipped To Alabama
The Michigan Wolverines were likely caught off-guard when five-star safety Daxton Hill flipped his commitment to Alabama. Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh isn’t going to let Hill solidify his decision before putting in a little extra effort.
Corrections officer arrested on child pornography charges
Jason Johnson originally hails from Elba, Alabama, and graduated summa cum laude from Troy University in 2011. He’s been a reporter for Lagniappe since 2014, where he covers an array of topics with a focus on county government, local courts and education. Previously, Jason worked for the Southeast S
Andalusia Christmas Tournament begins today
The Greenville Tigers and Georgiana Panthers will both compete in the Andalusia Christmas Tournament, which begins today. Greenville will take on Opp at 4:30 p.m. Georgiana will face off with Florala at 6 p.m.
Black D.A. Kicked Off Alabama Mall Shooting Investigation Because of Old Facebook Photo
As protests cripple the affluent Alabama town where a police officer shot and killed a black man on Thanksgiving night, the state’s attorney general has taken over the investigation, removing the first black man to serve as district attorney in the state’s largest county.
One injured in Highway 31 wreck
Last Friday morning at around 8:30, a single car accident occurred on Highway 31 near the Chapman Post Office. Butler County Sheriff’s Office deputies, the Georgiana Police Department and Alabama State Troopers responded to the wreck, which injured one.
One of Alabama’s ‘Sin Twins’ has died
This is an opinion column. They don’t make politicians like Fred Horn anymore. I’m not one of them. Because Fred Horn was a fighter. Fred Horn – one of the so-called “Sin Twins” of the Alabama Legislature, was stubborn and committed and determined to follow through on promises he believed in, even w
Duck hunters rescued from river Saturday
At 5:30 a.m., Sat., Dec. 8, the Opp Fire Department was dispatched to assist the Hopewell Volunteer Fire Department, Advanced EMS and the Covington County Sheriff’s Department in rescuing two duck hunters that capsized their boat on the Conecuh River.
Troy man killed in Coffee County shooting
COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — One man is dead following a physical confrontation at a rural home. Deputies responded to a call about a man being shot on Coffee County Road 306, several miles north of Elba. Dwayne Golden, 56, of Troy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Airshow cost $148K, drew 8K
The South Alabama Regional Airport spent $148,000 to stage the 2018 South Alabama Airshow, and recouped $90,000 of that from sponsorships, SARA Executive Director Jed Blackwell told board members Monday.