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Covington County Receives $33,000 to Help Reduce Youth Crime

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $33,000 grant to continue a program aimed at preventing juvenile crime in Covington County. The city of Andalusia along with the Youth Advocate Program will use funds for its Opportunity for Change for Covington County Youth program. The program helps guide juveniles, who may have committed minor offenses, away from harmful and illegal activities….

Covington County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Task Force Searching for Drug Trafficking Suspect

The 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force is searching for wanted fugitive Fredrick Laquan Everett, 34. Everett is wanted for two counts of Drug Trafficking. He is known to reside or hang out in the McKenzie, Opp, and Andalusia areas.  He also goes by the nicknames of Frog and BoingBoing. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Fredrick…

Two Men Wanted for Andalusia Murder Arrested, Mother and Grandmother Also Charged

Andalusia have arrested two men wanted for murder. Tyquise Jamal Jenkins, 23, and Courtney Lee Porter, 29, both face Murder charges. The charges stem from the shooting death of Micah Spenser Coon, 26. On November 16, 2020, police found Coon suffered from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene. Earlier this month on Friday, January 8, police arrested Brittany…

Two Sought, One Arrested in Andalusia Murder Investigation

Andalusia police are searching two suspects in reference to the investigation into the Murder of 26-year-old Micah Spencer Coon. Police identified the suspects as Courtney Lee Porter, 29, and Tyquise Jamal Jenkins, 22. On November 16, 2020, police found Coon suffered from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene. On Friday, January 8, police arrested Brittany Head, 22, of…

Andalusia’s “Christmas in Candyland” Still Going On as Planned

Though many Christmas themed events have been cancelled this year due to the pandemic, Andalusia’s annual Christmas in Candyland is still going on. Officials say the 7th annual event will go on as planned, with the exception of a few attractions. This is so there can be more space to social distance. The event will begin December 7, and go…