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CCBOE discusses capital improvement plan

Priority one is in its second phase and involves security upgrades at all schools. The county has been working on a plan to fit each school with a secure entrance. The price is marked at $275,000 and projected completion year is 2019. The second priority is the kitchen addition which is under way at

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 17:48:00

Lady Gamecocks compete in Kinston tournament

The Lady Gamecocks fell to Opp 2-0, Straughn 2-0 and finally Rehobeth 2-1 in the tournament, which was ultimately won by Opp. "We played fairly well," New Brockton coach Lacy Ward said of the tournament. "I was pleased with how we did in the tournament in Kinston. There were a lot of positives and a

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:01:00

Opp chief: Single-ply works just fine for rolling, and it's cheaper

It's homecoming week in Opp, and with homecoming comes the tradition of yard rolling. Opp Police Chief Mike McDonald had some words of caution and encouragement for those participating in the tradition. "We encourage any and all participants to use care and caution when out having a good time," he s

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:56:36

Pair arrested for break-ins in Opp

Two people have been arrested in conjunction with vehicle break-ins on Over Look Drive and the surrounding areas during the month of May. Opp Police Chief Mike McDonald said that stolen credit cards were used at numerous businesses both in Opp and Andalusia. Following an investigation by the Opp Pol

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 09:16:00

Gamble named director of Bethesda House

The Board of Bethesda House is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra Gamble as the organization's administrative director. Bethesda House is a domestic violence shelter that is being renovated and renewed in Covington County. Gamble has served on the Bethesda House Board since it was first ap

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 09:20:00

LBWCC sets student leadership seminar

LBW Community College plans an enhanced program for the annual student leadership seminar set for Sept. 29 on the Andalusia campus by featuring Ryan Eller with Paradigm Shift, an international leadership consulting group. "While we've had this event for many years, this year we discussed opportuniti

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:05:00

24 students enrolled on local campus of Aviation College

Alabama Aviation College's Michael Barton said there are 24 students enrolled in the aviation program housed at the Covington Economic Development Commission building. "It will get larger when more word of mouth gets out," Barton said. "We just hit our one-year mark." Barton commended local schools

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:22:56

Not in it for the money: Some Panhandle police make as little as $24k

"You don't get into law enforcement and public safety to get rich because you are just not," said Chief Edward Ryan of the Fort Walton Beach Police Department. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .emb

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 00:01:11

Pedestrian struck in turn lane, seriously injured

CRESTVIEW - A man was seriously injured Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of North Ferdon Boulevard and Beech Street. The accident happened just after 7 p.m., according to a press release from the Crestview Police Department. When officers arrived, they found 35-yea

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:34:05

Coldwell Banker agents send donations to Irma victims

Coldwell Banker agents in Pensacola organized a massive water collection for those affected by Irma. Agents, branch managers and staff brought in cases of water and filled a moving truck, which one of the agents will be driving down from Pensacola to Naples. Along the way, the agent/driver will stop

GULF BREEZE NEWS - 2017-09-21 10:15:42

Andalusia moves up to No. 2

3. Rogers (5) (4-0) 4. UMS-Wright (1) (3-1) 5. Fayette County (4-0) 6. Tallassee (4-0) 7. Thomasville (3-0) 8. Deshler (3-0) 9. Wilson (3-0) 10. Hokes Bluff (2-1) Others receiving votes: Alabama Christian (4-0) 22, Madison County (3-0) 15, Saks (3-0) 13, Munford (2-1) 7, Montgomery Catholic

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

Andalusia OKs $18.3M budget for 2018

The Andalusia City Council on Tuesday approved an $18.3 million budget for the 2018 fiscal year that increases operating expenses only 1 percent more than the current budget. The operating expenses are three percent less than the city budgeted three years ago, Mayor Earl Johnson said. Johnson said t

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:55:15

Charity golf tournament raises money for abuse victims

The 23rd annual charity golf tournament hosted by the Child Advocacy Center teed off Thursday. At least 200 golfers came out for more than just a day on the green. "The purpose of this program is to raise awareness about child abuse and raise funds for our programs," said Sherryl Walker, Executive

WSFA - 2017-09-21 23:19:56

New Okaloosa courthouse taking shape (PHOTOS)

"The the current contract end date is July 3, 2018, so we're almost 50-percent of the way through." Aerial footage by Joshua Rix: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-c

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Governor Ivey cuts the ribbon at G-TECH

GENEVA, Ala. (WTVY) - Alabama governor Kay Ivey cut the ribbon Tuesday at the Geneva Regional Career Technical Center (G-TECH). Opened last month, G-TECH offers technical courses to high school students and they can take duel enrollment classes offered by local community colleges. G-TECH is a partn

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:45:46

Sunday & Wednesday Print + All Access

Leah Lancaster joined the staff of The Enterprise Ledger as a reporter earlier this week. Lancaster is a native of Chancellor. She said she first learned to read at the age of four and has carried a love of literature and writing throughout her life. She graduated from FAITH Academy Homeschool Group

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Gov. Ivey presides at ribbon cutting for renovated National Guard, Career Tech facility in Geneva

Governor Kay Ivey presided over a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Alabama National Guard readiness center in Geneva, Alabama, at 9 a.m., Sept. 19, 2017. The facility was originally opened in 1956 and had been under renovation since December 2016. The renovation project is the first of

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 20:39:15

Kallhoff named District Superintendent of Year

Demopolis City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff has been named the District 2 Superintendent of the Year for Alabama. Demopolis Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff As the District Superintendent of the Year, Kallhoff is now one of nine finalists for the statewide award that will be announced on Tuesday

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:25:15

Ribbon cuttings for Pre-K, Sprouting Minds held at WES

Westside Elementary School was the place to be Friday morning as two ribbon cutting ceremonies brought in state, local and University of West Alabama officials to celebrate the CEMEX/UWA Black Belt Teacher Corps "The Sprouting Minds" Project and the new Pre-K/OSR classroom. UWA Student Allie Marques

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:24:34

Outdoors: Hunting season coming up

Already a subscriber? Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Already a subscriber, but don't have a login? It won't be long before various hunting seasons open (black powder, archery, bird, general gun, small game, etc., go to myfwc.com/hunting for exact dates).

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:29:20