Covington County Alabama

Lewis Carpenter, Andalusia’s First Black City Council Member, Dies at 92

Photo from the City of Andalusia The city of Andalusia has announced the death of Lewis Carpenter, who elected in 1984 as the first black member of City Council. He was 92 years old. Carpenter died Wednesday at Mizell Memorial Hospital. Carpenter was born in Crenshaw County on February 1, 1928. He was the fourth of eight children, and grew…