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Burned body found in burned-out vehicle in Alabama

Deputies were called to a report of suspicious vehicle about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday and, when they arrived, they found the vehicle still smoking and the victim inside.

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-06-20 18:50:50

BATTLING TO THE FINISH: Covington County falls in 10U tournament - The Andalusia Star-News

“I’m very proud of our boys’ resilience and effort,” Covington County coach Jed Blackwell said. “With the exception of the Evergreen game, we were behind at some point in every game and fought back. These boys have a lot of character and heart. That showed in this tournament.”

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-20 05:05:52

Grand jury to hear Elba woman’s murder case

Ware, 33, of Elba, was arrested March 28 and charged with the murder of 20-year-old Tiera Burks.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-20 14:18:00

New principal at AES wants to continue school’s success - The Andalusia Star-News

New Andalusia Elementary School Principal Brenda Johnson plans to develop leadership and life skills in her students through the LeaderInMe program, promote and support STEM education school-wide and celebrate student successes.“I think we are on the right track,” Johnson, who most recently was the

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-19 04:49:01

Intensity training interest led to Fitness334 - The Andalusia Star-News

Gavin Free’s recently-discovered passion for high intensity interval training led him to open a fitness center in Opp.Free partnered with his cousin, Dillon Rogers, to open Beyond Fitness334.“I started CrossFit around a year ago and I fell in love with the challenge,” Free said.

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-20 06:59:04

Special needs woman dies from injuries sustained in adult daycare bus crash

COFFEE COUNTY, Ala (WDHN)-- "Well I was back there in the kitchen, and I heard a clamming so I came to the front door," said witness Mary Jane Hattaway.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-20 23:57:06

Andalusia pursuing grant for paving - The Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia City Council agreed Tuesday to pursue grant funding to improve a number of streets.Bob Carter of Goodwyn Mills and Caywood told council members that it is possible to pursue Community Development Block Grant grant funding of $450,000 or $250,000. The city’s share of the ensuing project

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-20 06:57:49

Incredibles 2 sells out locally, Jurassic opens Thursday - The Andalusia Star-News

Clark Theatres in Andalusia has been overflowing with people watching the new “Incredibles 2” movie, and manager Kelsey Kelley hopes that the excitement will be the same on Thursday when “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” opens.Kelley said that people have been calling all month to make sure that the

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-20 07:01:08

Hydrant upgrade begins tomorrow, some water will be off - The Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Fire Department and the Andalusia Utilities Board’s Water Department are teaming up to upgrade several old fire hydrants in the coming weeks, and Water/Sewer Operations Manager Tim Glisson said that this could lead to several streets losing water for several hours at a time, beginning

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-20 07:00:06

Students begin summer job shadowing at hospital - The Andalusia Star-News

Seven students from around the county were selected to participate in a career program at Andalusia Health in which they will have the opportunity to shadow a health care professional and earn volunteer hours by working in the hospital.Tamre Campbell, Tamberlie Goodman, Hayden Ward, Elizabeth McCalm

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-19 05:00:06

ALL-STAR PERFORMANCE: Andy 12U puts up strong showing at district - The Andalusia Star-News

The 12U Andalusia Bulldog All-Stars put up a strong fight throughout the weekend, but were eliminated from the district tournament in Luverne on Saturday.ANDALUSIA 13,ZION CHAPEL 10In the opening game of the tournament, the Bulldogs fell behind big before surging back for the victory.Connor Brooks g

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-06-19 05:05:44

Enterprise man indicted on attempted murder, kidnapping of estranged girlfriend

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DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-19 23:41:18

Sheriff's Deputy declared 'hero' after fatal Coffee County crash

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputy, Jace Holley, was one of the first on the scene where one of the vehicles involved in the cash was on fire.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-19 22:48:39

New ice cream shop opens in Opp today - The Andalusia Star-News

Delphine Lee said she decided to open Tasty Treats Ice Cream in Opp for a simple reason.“There was not one here, and I love ice cream,” she said.The shop, opening at 11 a.m. today at 102 W. Covington Ave., will feature hand-dipped Blue Bell ice cream. Lee said she’ll also have banana splits, milksha


Jobless rate falls to 4.1% in county - The Andalusia Star-News

Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted May unemployment rate is 3.9 percent, an increase from April’s rate of 3.8 percent, and well below May 2017’s rate of 4.6 percent.


2 adults, 8-year-old killed in 2-vehicle crash in Coffee County

The driver of the blazer , 28-year-old Michael Dobson who was headed to work at the Walmart Distribution Center, died as a result of his injuries from the crash.


Letter: Those who disagree are not our enemies - The Andalusia Star-News

Declaring that our fellow Americans who are not conservative Republicans hate God, country, the flag, and apple pie is rather simplistic and a lot holier-than-thou.


Supreme Court punts on two cases regarding partisan election districts

In a case that's been pending since early October, the justices said challengers to the design of 99 state Assembly districts in Wisconsin could not tackle the whole map at once but must target specific districts. Rather than dismissing the case, however, they agreed to give the challengers another


She doesn’t need Father’s Day reminder - The Andalusia Star-News

I just couldn’t wait to see my parents when my family returned home from a three-year stay with my husband in Germany. Since Daddy couldn’t leave work that day, my mother came alone to meet us at the terminal station. We had a joyful reunion with her.For as long as I could remember, my Daddy was a w


Three dead in fiery Coffee County crash

The head-on collision occurred north of Enterprise on State Road 167 near the 41 mile marker, two miles south of Alabama 125 in Coffee County, involving an older model Chevrolet Trailblazer and a passenger van, Nelson said.