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Covington County man found burned to death in his yard
Just before 4 a.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Covington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on Brooklyn Road, west of Andalusia, where a burned vehicle was found with a body partially inside.
Son charged in law office fire, attempted home fire - The Brewton Standard
On June 17, around 3 p.m., Brewton Police Chief Monte McGougin said the Brewton Fire Department and the Brewton PD responded to a structure fire at the law office of Billy Earl Cook located at 123 St. Joseph Avenue in downtown Brewton.
Body found near smoldering car identified as Andalusia man
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Sporting goods shop now open - The 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,” Aaron Barton, the owner said.The idea came to Barton because of his love for sports and the fact that locally it’s hard to get gear.
3 survive airborne crash Friday - The Andalusia Star-News
A crash in Gantt left three construction workers with minor injuries on Friday.The Gantt Area Fire and Rescue was dispatched at 12 p.m. to Cypress Landing where a construction truck went airborne into the ditch and 150 feet in the woods.“They entered the ditch at around the Cypress Landing sign, kep
Weather system downs tree - The Andalusia Star-News
The scattered storms that blew through the county on Thursday afternoon also brought gusts of wind that blew limbs and trees down.The Gantt Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched at 3:45 to 33433 Jordan Grove Road due to a tree falling on a trailer.“The owners said that a thunderstorm blew through
Remember when: Neck-and-Neck in ‘55 - The Andalusia Star-News
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Baking with blueberries - The Andalusia Star-News
Combine the blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer the mixture for about 15 minutes, until the berries burst and a sauce forms that is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Transfer to a heatpro
County 8U All-Stars spin defensive gem - The Andalusia Star-News
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Ashland picked up one run, but Covington County came away with the 16-1 victory.
Juvenile apprehended - The Andalusia Star-News
The Opp Police Department on Tuesday received a report of a juvenile alligator on Brookside Drive. DTF agent Josh Hudson responded and took the critter into custody. It was turned over to the Alabama Department of Fish & Game for relocation.
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.
BULLDOGS BACK IN ACTION: Andy basketball plays strong in summer tourney - The Andalusia Star-News
“These were some very good teams,” Goldman said. “We started off with Smiths Station then played Brewbaker Tech and Deshler. It went about like we thought it would. We have to find out who our scorers are going to be this year. We lost about 85 percent of our offense from last year. We scraped all d
Fires damage home, law firm - The Brewton Standard
“Thankful for whoever seen and called this fire in,” said Brewton Fire Chief Jeff Salter. “Second, I’m very proud of my guys for the job they did and their quick response. Third, thank you East Brewton, McCall and Appleton for the help. If this fire would have happened at 2 a.m. there’s no doubt dow
Fire closes Greenville Walmart indefinitely - The Greenville Advocate
The Greenville Walmart Supercenter will be closed today due to an incident that occurred yesterday afternoon.According to Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn, a 17-year-old male lit a match and threw it into a shelf of pillows. The pillows began burning and the fire spread getting close to the ce
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.”
Atmore Man Charged With Three Counts Of Attempted Murder
Labrandon Sharp, 34, was charged with three counts of attempted murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle.
Affidavit details English's confession to McCoy murder - The Greenville Advocate
The affidavit used in the arrest of Harrison Cole English for the murder of Maura McCoy has been released by the District Court of Butler County.English gave a statement to Investigator Robert Fulton of the Greenville Police Department, saying that he met around 5:30 on Thursday, June 7, with “his e
Brewton native Floyd signs with UM - The Brewton Standard
With his hard work at Coastal he now gets another opportunity to continue to play the game he loves. Floyd has signed to play baseball with the University of Mobile. “I love baseball for it has been a big part of my life as a kid, and it’s a blessing to continue to play the game, Floyd said.
Kickball league for all ages Saturday - The Brewton Standard
YMCA sports director Darly Curry said, “We wanted to try something different so we decided on having this kickball tourney. Their isn’t a lot of time being spent with the kids, so we will be looking for people to show up and participate.”
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