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Two Andalusia Men Arrested for Attempted Murder on New Year’s Day

Two Andalusia men have been charged with attempted murder after an exchange of gunfire early on New Year’s Day. Andalusia Police say it happened between 4 and 5 a.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of McLendon Avenue. Police arrested Michael Marquis Berry, 31, and Joshua Durrell Coleman, 35, have both been charged with attempted murder, which is a felony. Berry…

2 in Custody, 1 Wanted After Robbing AT&T Store in Andalusia

Two suspects are in custody and another is wanted after an AT&T store in Andalusia was robbed last weekend. According to the Andalusia Police Department, Treyvon Belgrave, 23, and Salita Shomeo, 25, have been charged with robbery second degree, theft of property first degree, and criminal mischief second degree. Their bonds have been set at $43,000 each. There is currently…

AHSAA Central Board Approves 2020-21 & 2021-22 Classification

  MONTGOMERY – The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control unanimously approved Tuesday the classification for member schools for the school years 2020-21 & and 2021-22. The classification will once again classify member schools in seven classes. The action came during the Central Board’s December meeting at the AHSAA Office. Re-classification, conducted every two years, is based…

Interim President Named for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College

An interim president has been named for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.  Chancellor Jimmy Baker ha announced the appointment of Dr. Chris Cox as interim president until a permanent president is named. Cox has more than 24 years of higher education administration experience and currently serves as the Executive Director of Workforce Solutions and Innovations for the Alabama Community College…

Andalusia RV Park Set for Grand Opening

A new attraction in Covington County will soon offer a place for those looking to explore the great outdoors. The Oaks RV Park and Campground will provide 32 acres for outdoor-adventurers to roam around. The campgrounds include 27 RV sites with electric hookups, 15 tent sites and bathhouses. A 10-acre pond sits in the back for fishing.  A dog park…

LACEUP (11/29/19)

2019 AHSAA State Football Playoffs Semifinal Results CLASS 1A Lanett (13-0) 42, Sweet Water (11-2) 35 Mars Hill Bible (14-0) 22, Pickens County (11-3) 18 CLASS 2A Reeltown (13-1) 29, Leroy (11-3) 28 (OT) Fyffe (14-0) 21, Collinsville (12-2) 0 CLASS 3A Mobile Christian (9-4) 41, T.R. Miller (9-5) 21 Piedmont (13-1) 41, Walter Wellborn (12-2) 7 CLASS 4A UMS-Wright…

Covington County School Systems Receive School Supplies

-From the South Alabama Newsroom- School systems in Covington County received a large donation of school supplies Wednesday. It was thanks to a partnership between Christian-based World Vision International, Covington County faith and civic leaders, and school officials. The school supplies will provide enough items to help about 1,050 students.  Boxes were filled with pouches containing pencils, rulers, markers, crayons, and…

1 Injured in Thursday Night Andalusia Shooting, Suspect Wanted

One man is fighting for his life while another is on the run after a shooting occurred Thursday night. According to the Andalusia Police Department, officers responded to a report of a shooting on Snead Street around 8:30 Thursday night. While in route to the residence, officers learned that the victim was being transported from the scene in a personal…