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Panama City child dies in crash near Brewton
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. -- A single vehicle crash at 3:12 p.m. Thursday, claimed the life of Panama City, Fla., child and injured three others, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The 6-year-old was killed when the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox she was riding in left the roadway and struck a tre
Plane crash kills pilot in Okaloosa County
One person has died after a single engine plane crashed in the Holt area, according to a tweet by Okaloosa County Sheriff. They have released this statement:One person has died in the crash of a single engine plane near Holt this morning. First responders are on the scene in an area east of Highway
WILDCATS MAKING NOISE: Florala tops PHS, Flowers shines through the rain - The Andalusia Star-News
On the next play, Hammac tossed a dart to White in the end zone for a touchdown. The extra-point attempt missed, but the Wildcats were up 13-0 with 7:47 left in the third period.
21-year-old killed in crash on Highway 231
Authorities say Heather Denise Brantley, 21, was killed when the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt she was driving left the highway and overturned. (Source: Raycom News Network)
First responders on scene of plane crash in Holt, Fla.; 1 dead
One person has died in the crash of a single engine plane near Holt, Fla., this morning, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. First responders are on the scene in an area east of Highway 90 near Cooper Lane. A witness called 911 shortly after 10 a.m. today and reported a small plane fl
Judge drops charges against teen - The Andalusia Star-News
District Court Judge Julie Moody this week ordered charges against an Andalusia teen dropped.Marteez Wilkerson was charged as an adult on his 18th birthday for alleged participation in a crime that occurred when he was 17.The Andalusia Police Department previously charged Marteez LeMar Desowne Wilke
Red Level falls to Elba - The Andalusia Star-News
“We were just outmatched,” Red Level head coach Kenny Skipper said. “They have a lot of good athletes over there. We played hard and got after them pretty good, but we just couldn’t get much going. We never quit and I was proud of them for that.”
Walton County Sheriff's Office searching for burglary suspects
At 5:34 AM on October 18, 2018, Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call about an armed burglary on Redfish Road in Freeport. The caller stated two suspects, later identified as Austin Reed Deloach, 22, and Crystal Sue Esquibel, 33, broke into the residence. Upon leaving, Deloach
BREAKING: Houston County deputies involved in high-speed chase toward state line
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Alabama's 'war on marijuana' topic of new report by law centers
A new report on "Alabama's War on Marijuana," released today by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls prosecution of marijuana possession a wasteful use of state law enforcement that discriminates against blacks. "This war on marijuana is one whose
Pensacola woman arrested after child allegedly exposed to drugs, needles in her car
Nikki Sharri Porter, 32, was charged with child neglect, drug possession, drug equipment possession and fraud for the Oct. 15 incident.
Two Milton schools on lockdown after student reports weapon on campus
“There’s been no shooting, we are on lockdown because that’s protocol,” Wyrosdick said. “We’ve notified parents we’re on lockdown and we’re currently doing the investigation.”
County schools to collaborate for musical - The Andalusia Star-News
The four Covington County high schools have decided to come together to offer students an exciting opportunity: participation in a joint production of “Shrek: The Musical.” All students in grades 9 – 12 who attend either Florala, Pleasant Home, Red Level, or Straughn are invited to participate.Mrs.
CONTROL WHAT THEY CAN: Bulldogs must win out for chance at playoffs - The Andalusia Star-News
The Andalusia Bulldogs (4-4, 2-3) find themselves in a must win situation this week as they prepare to travel to Brewton to take on W.S. Neal (1-5, 1-4) on Friday.
New restaurant on the hunt for employees
The new eatery will provide 100 local jobs in roles such as servers, cooks, and hosts/hostesses…but the diner is looking to hire more.
Elba Nursing and Rehab announces opening of The Specialty Care Suites
Elba Nursing and Rehabilitation Center just announced the opening of The Specialty Care Suites of Elba. The community is invited to join the staff at Elba Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as they dedicate this new unit on Tuesday Oct 23, from 2-4 p.m. Refreshments and tours will be provided. This u
LOT OF FIGHT LEFT IN EAGLES: Pleasant Home looks to derail Florala Wildcats - The Andalusia Star-News
The Pleasant Home Eagles (1-6, 1-4) might not be able to make the playoffs, but that won’t stop them from trying to play the part of spoiler when they take on the Florala Wildcats (3-5, 2-3) on Friday night in Florala.
Level Plains police chief Billy Driggers resigns
Level Plains Police Chief Billy Driggers, arrested in Panama City Beach earlier this month on charges of disorderly conduct, has officially resigned following a stint on administrative leave.
Inspirational Butler County artist dies in vehicle crash - The Greenville Advocate
Butler County artist Chelsea Huggins was in an inspiration to many people throughout the south Alabama as well as the country.Last Thursday, Huggins was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 near the 107 exit south of Georgiana. She was 26 years old.According to the Alabama State Troopers o
Gulf Power estimated restoration times shortened for some customers in hardest hit areas
The full strength of Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on the electric infrastructure including distribution lines, transmission lines and substations. As the Gulf Power storm restoration team continues to rebuild and repair the damage, they have been able to provide a shortened restoration time for p