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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…

LACEUP Highlights – Playoffs, Round Two

  AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs Second Round Results CLASS 1A Sweet Water (8-2) 57, Notasulga (8-2) 28 Linden (12-0) 50, McKenzie (8-3) 13 Brantley (12-0) 48, Keith (8-4) 6 Maplesville (9-3) 48, Millry (8-3) 14 Berry (10-1) 26, Woodland (8-4) 16 Brilliant (7-5) 21, Ragland (9-3) 14 Hubbertville (9-2) 35, Winterboro (9-2) 13 Pickens County (9-3) 48, Decatur Heritage (9-3) 28 CLASS 2A Abbeville (10-2) 56, B.B. Comer (10-2) 34 Isabella (11-1) 20, Clarke County (8-3) 13 Leroy (10-1) 26, Geneva County (8-4) 16 Lanett (10-2) 37, G.W. Long (9-2) 3 Spring Garden (11-1) 27, Red Bay…

Crimestoppers: Covington County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Register Sex Offender

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the location of Absconded Sex Offender Daniel J. Ervin. Ervin is described as a 36-year-old black male, 6’1 ft.in height, weighing approximately 180lbs. Ervin is a registered Sex Offender in Andalusia but has failed to register. Ervin has been convicted on several sex charges out of Illinois and Oregon. His location is…

Crenshaw County Woman Arrested After Witnesses Say She Ran Over Teen at Andalusia Car Wash

A Crenshaw County woman has been charged with second degree assault after she intentionally ran over a woman at the Bulldog Car Wash last week. On Thursday, June 18, around 11:01 p.m., The Andalusia Police Department’s  Capt. Jamey Wismer said the department responded to a report of a domestic altercation at the car wash. The victim, Faith Alexander, 18, of…

Andalusia Rehab Center Confirms Staff Member Tested Positive for COVID-19

A spokesperson for an Andalusia rehabilitation center has confirmed that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The spokesperson says the staffer is receiving appropriate medical care and is not working. They say they notified the Covington County Health Department and Alabama Department of Public Health of the positive test. Residents and their families also have been notified. The…

Andalusia Police Department Seeking Info on Drive-by Shooting

The Andalusia Police Department is seeking information in the investigation of a drive-by shooting. On the city’s Facebook page, the shooting happened at about 10 p.m. Friday on Packer Avenue. An investigation determined that several shots were fired, including one that hit a car and another that went into a house and hit a sofa. Authorities said a woman was…

Andalusia Man Found Stabbed in Stomach Dies from Injuries

The Andalusia Police Department has released the name of an Andalusia man who died Saturday night after being assaulted. Lewis “Buzzy” Idleburg III was pronounced dead at Andalusia Health. APD Chief Paul Hudson said officers responded to a report of an assault on McDonald Street at about 7:42 p.m. When they arrived, they found a black male in the road…

Andalusia Drug Bust Lands Four Behind Bars

Four people are being held in the Covington County Jail on drug-related charges after the 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force attempted to serve a warrant and several people fled the scene. DTF Commander Mark Odom said agents had a warrant for the arrest of Shundraiaus M. Curry for two counts of distribution of a controlled substance. The warrants were the…

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…