Opp Alabama

Body of Missing Andalusia Man Found South of Opp

City officials in Andalusia say the body of a 78-year-old Andalusia man missing since Wednesday has been found. The Covington County Sheriff’s Office notified the Andalusia Police Department at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday that the body of Billy Joe Jordan was discovered by people riding four-wheelers on private hunting land south of Opp. Investigators went to the scene and…

60th Annual Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo Features The Oak Ridge Boys

The 60th annual Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo is this weekend, featuring legendary country music group The Oak Ridge Boys and plenty of snakes. The rodeo had to be canceled last year due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s events will feature snake demonstrations, snake handling, snake cooking, arts and crafts, rides and plenty of entertainment. It will be…

UPDATE: One Provisional Ballot Decides Opp City Council Race

In the aftermath of last week’s runoffs in cities across our area, one race was decided by a single provisional ballot. In Opp, the District 2 City Council runoff had ended in a tie. Both incumbent councilwoman Charlotte Hunt and her challenger T.D. Morgan finished the night with 67 votes each. But there was one provisional ballot cast in the…