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Woman dies in Rose Hill
Sheriff Dennis Meeks confirmed Monday night his department was investigating the death of a woman in the Rose Hill community. Deputies were called responded to a shots fired call on Driver Road at about 5 p.m. Monday. The victim was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.
Bulldogs finish 3rd in tourney
The Andalusia Bulldogs finished in third place of the 52nd Annual Andalusia High School Christmas Invitational tournament after taking down Georgiana 53-47 on Saturday in Andalusia.
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.
Chiefs: Hiring officers is getting harder
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 number of law enforcement officers working has fallen down about 23,000, according to statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics
Farm Bill good for local farmers
Last week, Congress sent an $867 billion farm bill to the White House that local farmer Ricky Wiggins said could be good for Covington County farmers. The bill allocates billions of dollars in subsidies to American farmers, legalizes hemp, bolsters farmers markets and rejects stricter limits on food
Jones reappointed chairman of Rules Committee
Rep. Mike Jones, Republican of Andalusia, will continue to chair the Rules Committee in the House of Representatives when in the 2018-2022 quadrennium. Jones’ appointment was one of many announced by Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R – Monrovia) on Monday.
Four restaurants competing for ‘Bama’s Best Breakfast’ title
Dec. 10 – Tater’s Restaurant in Luverne – 615 votes. Bama’s Best Breakfast is sponsored by the Alabama Wheat & Feed Grain Producers. Simply Southern TV is a production of the Alabama Farmers Federation and the Alabama Farmers Cooperative. The show airs Sunday mornings on broadcast channels across th
‘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.
County Showdown: Panthers knock off Tigers 59-56
Turn on the gym lights, and warm up the popcorn machines because basketball has tipped off in Butler County. Two of Butler County’s best squared off on Saturday as the Georgiana Panthers hosted the Greenville Tigers in a varsity boys matchup.
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.
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.
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
Bulldogs knock off Carroll in tournament
The Pike County High School boy’s basketball team picked up a 71-31 win over the New Brockton Gamecocks on Friday night in the Daleville Christmas Tournament. The win for the Bulldogs gives them a 3-2 record on the season.
2 women arrested on drug charges at Alabama prisons over the weekend
Two women were arrested over the weekend at separate Alabama prisons in an ongoing effort to stop contraband for entering the state lockups. Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced the arrests of Jamilia Kiarra Ware, 21, of Docena, and Latonya Renee Presley, 40, who lives in Georgia bu
Hemp farming coming to Alabama but still months away
Alabamians should be able to grow and process hemp as an agricultural commodity because of the farm bill approved by Congress last week, but there are still governmental hurdles ahead before they can get started.
Mother Of Alabama Star Says He’s Returning For Senior Year
Next year’s Alabama Crimson Tide team will have a familiar face leading the linebackers corps. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, the mother of Alabama star LB Mack Wilson, Sandra Wilson, revealed that her son is planning to return to the team in 2019 so he can get his college degree and win an
Why Josh Jacobs is Alabama's most unlikely star
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It became apparent quickly that Alabama's Josh Jacobs was not going to be contained by expectations. On a field full of blue-chip prospects, this nobody, this three-star throw-in from Oklahoma whom everyone saw as a way of filling out Alabama's 2016 signing class, made a habit of
James Spann: Rain returns to Alabama later this week
James Spann has the Alabama forecast for Monday and a look at the week ahead from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo. FOGGY START: We have a dense fog advisory for parts of north and west Alabama early this morning; the fog should dissipate by mid-morning. Otherwise, today will be mostly sunny and pleasant
Two women arrested, charged with trying to bring drugs into Alabama prison
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WPMI) — In a move to combat drugs and other illegal contraband from entering state prisons, law enforcement agents with the Alabama Department of Corrections made separate arrests at two state correctional facilities during inmate visitations on Saturday.
Why Georgia football has to beat Alabama on the recruiting front this week
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