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Andalusia Police Searching For Missing Man

Andalusia Police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a missing man. 78-year-old Billy J. Jordan left his home Wednesday night and has not been seen since. Police say he was driving a grey 2006 Toyota Tundra. Anyone with information on Jordan’s whereabouts is asked to call Andalusia police at (334) 222-11-55. Categories: News, South Alabama Tags:…

Troy Blanks South Alabama 29-0 in Battle for the Belt

Gunnar Watson threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns while wearing thick pads to protect fractured ribs and Troy blanked South Alabama 29-0 in Mobile to win the “Battle of the Belt” for a third straight time. Watson threw all three touchdowns in the second quarter — finding Khalil McClain from 15, Kaylon Geiger from 15 and Tray Eafford from…

Troy vs South Alabama, the ‘Battle for the Belt’ has been rescheduled for Dec. 12

TROY, Ala. – Troy’s annual rivalry game against South Alabama in the “Battle for the Belt” has been rescheduled to Dec. 12 in Mobile, Ala., after this past weekend’s game was postponed by the Jaguars due to COVID-19 concerns. If an earlier date presents itself due to an inability of other teams to play, the two programs will explore the option…

Troy and South Alabama game is Postponed due to Covid-19 tests from Jaguars

TROY, Ala. – Due to South Alabama pausing its football workouts because of COVID-19, Saturday’s “Battle for the Belt” between Troy and South Alabama has been postponed, both schools announced Tuesday.   “We are obviously disappointed for our team but certainly respect this decision,” Director of Athletics Brent Jones said. “This is a tremendous rivalry game for both teams and fan…

Greenville Mayor, Wife Recover from Coronavirus

Alabama News Network sat down with Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon in his office to talk about how he and his wife Janice have successfully fought coronavirus. They were diagnosed in May. Mayor McLendon says the first four or five days were especially tough on them. He says they never feared they would die. They were not hospitalized. Mayor McLendon says…

Fire danger issued for 15 southern Alabama counties

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Fifteen counties in south Alabama are under a fire danger advisory. The Alabama Forestry Commission issued the advisory earlier this week covering 15 counties including Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, and Houston in the state’s Wiregrass region, which encompasses parts of southeastern Alabama, southern Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. The advisory also covers Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke,…

Redevelopment Project Set to Bring 140 Jobs, Financial Impact to Andalusia

Plans are coming together for some national retailers to make a new home in Andalusia. It’s a redevelopment project years in the making, now becoming a reality. “To see how it’s dropped off and how it’s going to be brought back to life, I mean its going to be pretty amazing,” Andalusia native and businessman Shaun Jackson said. Jackson and…

Baldwin County Mourns First Death of its Own Due to COVID-19

Baldwin County EMA officials announced via Facebook that the county’s first resident has died due to COVID-19. The post reads: “Our hearts are heavy after learning of the first passing of a member of our Baldwin County community. We are aware that this is a serious illness that can result in death and ask that each of you join us…

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…

Man Charged with Killing Infant Son Found Dead in Cell

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a “death in custody” after an inmate was found dead in his cell in south Alabama. According to SBI Lieutenant Heath Carpenter, a Houston County Corrections Officer requested emergency medical assistance at approximately 9:50 pm Friday after observing an unresponsive inmate.  Corrections staff, Sheriff’s Deputies, and Paramedics from the Dothan Fire Department performed…