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State Court of Appeals Uphold Andalusia Man’s Murder Conviction

Attorney General Luther Strange announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday upheld the felony murder conviction of Eugene Wallace Black. Black, 55, of Andalusia, was convicted in August of 2015 for the murder of James “Nibby” Barton. Evidence was presented at trial showing that on the morning of May 2, 1994, Black and others discussed their need for…

Andalusia Police Make Drug Trafficking Arrest

On August 23, at 6:15pm, Deputies with the Covington County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Westhaven Apartments in Andalusia to serve a warrant. Upon arrival, the Deputies detected the odor of marijuana coming from the residence. The 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force responded to assist Deputies. When the DTF agents arrived, they observed a black male carrying a white trashcan and exit through…

Andalusia beats Brooks 34-13 in Saturday’s Champions Challenge Classic

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) – – Andalusia downed Brooks 34-13 Saturday to claim the win in the third game of the 2016 AHSAA Champions Challenge prep football classic at Cramton Bowl. The game, which started at 7 p.m., was interrupted twice by lightning and inclement weather delays and took four hours and 30 minutes to complete from start to finish finishing…

Final July Jamz Concert Performance

The final July Jamz concert was held on the Springdale Lawn in Andalusia on Thursday night. July Jamz was the idea of Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chrissie Duffy, as a way to keep residents in town for the summer months. The nights always have several musical performances, refreshments and snacks from local vendors, and even a foam…

Home Invasion Leaves Andalusia Family Scared

Marion Crittenden was having a normal Tuesday night at her home on June 21st. She and her family were getting ready for bed around nine, like always. “I mean, it was time for everybody to, you know, get baths and just time to relax,” Crittenden says. She, her husband, daughter and granddaughter were in the back bedrooms of her home….

Andalusia Police Arrest Two in Vehicle Burglary Case

Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson says two arrests made today in a vehicle burglary case in Andalusia. On Friday, May 13th, APD received a call from Sae Hae Sung on Progress Drive concerning four vehicles that had been burglarized. Officers received a description of the vehicle allegedly involved in the incidents. Officer Kody Taylor stopped a vehicle matching that description on the evening of…

Woman Arrested as Possible Shooting Suspect

At approximately 3:30 Monday morning, Andalusia Police officers responded to the Andalusia Hospital Emergency Room for a gunshot victim. Upon arrival officers found a black male suffering from multiple gunshots. The victim was taken into the ER for treatment. A black female, identified as 30 year old Patrice Cherelle Powell of Fort Walton Beach, was with the victim at the time of the…