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Andalusia City Board of Education BOARD MEETING on 18 April 2014, 14.21 by Staff in News
Andalusia City Board of Education  BOARD MEETING
Andalusia City Board of EducationBOARD MEETINGApril 21, 20146:00 p.m.AGENDAI. CALL TO ORDERA. Pledge of Allegiance –II. BOARD ACTIONA. Board Minutes March 17, 2014B. Financial ReportC. Personnel Report Resignations...
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Special Council Meeting on 18 April 2014, 14.16 by Staff in News
 Special Council Meeting
CITY OF ANDALUSIASPECIAL COUNCIL MEETINGApril 21, 2014 – 11:30 AMA G E N D A1. CALL TO ORDER – Mayor Johnson.2. NEW BUSINESSA. Sidewalk Project3. ADJOURN3RD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOMCITY HALL...
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Shooting Call in Enterprise on 18 April 2014, 14.12 by Staff in News
Shooting Call in Enterprise
April 18, 2014On April 17, 2014, at 9:30 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the 100 Blk of Woodfield Place Enterprise, AL on a call for a shooting.  When officers arrived on scene they discovered a b/m v...
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Traffic Fatality in Covington County on 18 April 2014, 12.51 by Staff in News
Traffic Fatality in Covington County
DOTHAN POST – A two-vehicle crash this morning, April 18, claimed the life of a Covington County Sheriff’s deputy. The crash occurred at approximately 7:40 a.m. on Alabama 55 near the intersection of Alabama 55 and Sout...
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ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER’S MAY NEWS RELEASES on 17 April 2014, 13.43 by Staff in News
ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER’S  MAY NEWS RELEASES
The City ofAndalusiaP.O. Box 429 ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER’SMAY NEWS RELEASES May 1------Deadline for St. Augustine Trip THE ACTIVITY/ NUTRITION CENTER CLOSED:  MAY 26th Memorial Day.  PAT’S PETAL...
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Hart, Taylor named Presidential Transfer Scholars on 17 April 2014, 13.29 by Staff in News
Hart, Taylor named Presidential Transfer Scholars
LBW Community College named two transfer students as Community College Presidential Scholars, a distinction earned by high academic achievement and a competitive selection process.The University of Alabama offers a full tui...
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LBWCC Forestry program to continue on 17 April 2014, 13.15 by Staff in News
LBWCC Forestry program to continue
LBW Community College will continue the two-year forest technology program, the only one of its kind in the state and a fixture at LBW since 1980.The program was one of several evaluated for viability, a necessary action by...
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Montgomery slaying suspect, out on bail, accused of shooting witness against him
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A man out of jail on bond in Montgomery's 49th homicide of 2013 is back in police custody accused of shooting a witness in his murder case.Satarus Smith, 25, of Montgomery is now charged wit...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 16 on 17 April 2014, 07.16 by Staff in News
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 Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 04 16      96  Total Calls      22   Medical Emergency      34   Police Calls       &n...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 13 through 04 14 on 15 April 2014, 14.36 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 13 through 04 14
 Covington CountyMedia ReportSunday 04 13 through Monday 04 14     139  Total Calls      22   Medical Emergency      57   Police Calls     ...
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LBWCC sundial dedication is April 27 on 15 April 2014, 14.31 by Staff in News
LBWCC sundial dedication is April 27
LBW Community College will hold a dedication ceremony for a recently-acquired sundial on the Andalusia campus. The event will be attended by both the sundial benefactor, Renis O. Jones Jr. of Montgomery, and artistic ...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 10 through 04 12 on 15 April 2014, 07.56 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 10 through 04 12
 Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 04 10 through Saturday 04 12     201  Total Calls      34   Medical Emergency      77   Police Calls    &...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 09 on 10 April 2014, 10.01 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 09
 Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 04 09      53  Total Calls      11   Medical Emergency      38   Police Calls        3  Fi...
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TownHall Meeting on 10 April 2014, 09.56 by Staff in News
TownHall Meeting
Representative Mike Jones and Senator Jimmy Holley will host a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the 2014 Legislative Session on Tuesday, April 29th, at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Conference Center on the LB...
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Mobile County Fatality on 10 April 2014, 09.50 by Staff in News
Mobile County Fatality
MOBILE POST – A crash at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, involving a pedestrian and a sport utility vehicle has claimed the life of an Irvington man. Jeremy Shane Judy, 33, was killed when he was struck by a 2003 ...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 08 on 09 April 2014, 08.11 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 08
 Covington CountyMedia ReportTuesday 04 08      37  Total Calls      10   Medical Emergency      22   Police Calls        3  Fire...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 07 on 08 April 2014, 09.09 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 07
Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 04 07      51  Total Calls      14   Medical Emergency      20   Police Calls        4  Fire Calls&...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 06 on 07 April 2014, 10.02 by Staff in News
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Covington CountyMedia ReportSunday 04 0671 Total Calls10 Medical Emergency40 Police CallsCovington CountyJail ReportBooked In: 5Released: 13Total in Custody: 202Andalusia-QuietOpp-QuietJail:5Covington CountyJail ReportSunda...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 03 through 04 05 on 07 April 2014, 06.49 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report  04 03  through 04 05
Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 04 03 through Saturday 04 05238 Total Calls  34 Medical Emergency115 Police Calls     8 Fire CallsCovington CountyJail ReportBooked In: 36Released: 27Total in Custody...
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Stolen Four Wheelers in Opp on 05 April 2014, 18.58 by Staff in News
Stolen Four Wheelers in Opp
On Wednesday ,02 April 2014, Opp Police Department investigators recovereda four wheeler which appeared to have been stolen. Their investigationrevealed that the four wheeler in question along with a second four wheelerwere...
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Nine patients died in Alabama hospitals -- most in the Birmingham area -- after receiving intravenous nutritional supplements contaminated with a lethal bacteria, the state health department said Tuesday.

A total of 19 patients in six hospitals were confirmed to be infected, the Centers for Disease Control found in an investigation called at the state's request. The hospitals were Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Cooper Green Mercy Hospital, Medical West, Prattville Baptist Hospital and Select Specialty Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital that operates within Trinity Medical Center.

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SATSUMA, Alabama -- A man injured March 22 when his pickup truck was struck by a train in Satsuma died Tuesday afternoon, according to Satsuma police.

A woman passenger remained hospitalized Tuesday, police said.

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The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. said today that its Eurocopter subsidiary completed the purchase of Vector Aerospace Corp. in a $638 million deal that includes the Canadian company's helicopter repair plant in Covington County.

EADS, the parent company of Airbus, said the deal would strengthen its presence in the North American market. Toronto-based Vector is a leading helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul firm with operations in Britain, Canada, South Africa and the U.S.

In Alabama, the company employs about 150 at its helicopter maintenance plant in Andalusia. Vector also operates a business development office in Huntsville, where the U.S. Army's helicopter program is based at Redstone Arsenal.

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MOBILE, Alabama -- A man wanted by police in connection with the March 15 shooting of a teenager surrendered early today at Mobile County Metro Jail, according to Mobile police.

Lebarron Cortez Turner, 25, was charged with murder in the death of 16-year-old Eric Williams.

Turner was also charged with second-degree assault in the shooting of 38-year-old Ava Bolden, who was standing by Williams outside a home at Chin and Magazine streets when the shooting took place, Levy said

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A Dothan man faces multiple felony charges including setting his house on fire while his wife slept inside it.

According to a Dothan police statement, officers recently arrested Larry Kolounsz, 54, and charged him with felony first-degree arson, felony trafficking methamphetamine and felony manufacturing meth.

Kolounsz was taken to the Houston County Jail and held on a $3.5 million bond. Court records indicate Kolounsz had a $2 million bond for just the arson charge, which was set by Circuit Court Judge Brad Mendheim.

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011 17:52

Ozark fire chief charged with felony assault

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OZARK - The Ozark Fire Department's chief faces a felony assault charge after authorities said he was involved in an off-duty altercation which ended with a Butler County teenager being shot.

Ozark Mayor Billy Blackwell said Fire Chief Dempsey Barefield was on paid administrative leave Tuesday after he was charged with second-degree assault in Butler County.

According to Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden, a teenager was shot in Georgiana on Monday when Barefield and resident Lori Campbell tussled with a gun during an altercation.

Harden said both Barefield and Campbell were arrested and released from the Butler County Jail after posting $10,000 bonds.

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011 16:25

AEMA Damage Report for Onycha Storm 03 27

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After doing a damage assessment Sunday and Monday the following has been reported to AEMA.

Listed below are structures only.

Harrell Road – 9 Minor Damage

Anderson Estate Lane – 4 Minor Damage

Jackson Town Road – 8 Minor, 7 Major and 1 Barn destroyed

Old School Road – 8 Minor and 2 barns destroyed

Indian Creek Road – 4 Minor and 1 barn destroyed

Highway 331 – 4 Minor

Other locations in the county have reported damage

 

As of 9:00 a.m. on March 29th

Total structures with Minor damage – 50

Major Damage – 7

Barns Destroyed – 4

Vehicles reported - 55

Tuesday, 29 March 2011 16:18

HOMESPUN COUNTRY HOEDOWN

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HOMESPUN COUNTRY

HOEDOWN

DATE: Thursday, April 7th, 2011

LOCATION: Kiwanis Community Building

Andalusia, Alabama (South By-Pass Hwy 55)

(Air-conditioned with plenty of seating)

TIME: Doors open

From 8:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.

 

ENTERTAINMENT:

“The Ron Taylor and Country Brand”

Gospel and Country Music

Also the “Talented Kids” of Covington County Fair Contests

&

Great Door Prizes, Contests, and Much More

(Expect lots of surprises!)

SPONSOR:

Andalusia Leisure Services

(Adult Activity Center & Nutrition Center)

CO-SPONSOR:

Covington County Extension System

Andalusia Regional Hospital

All Adults and Senior Groups Are Invited To Be Our Guest!

Free Admission:

Country Attire Is Encouraged (No Children Allowed)

For More Information Contact: Debbie Carter or Dianne Jones

Adult Activity Center (334)-222-6891

Monday, 28 March 2011 19:16

Covington County Media & Jail Report 03 27

Written by Staff

Covington County

Media Report for

Sunday 03 27

 

69      Total Calls

7      Medical Emergencies

1       General Disturbance

6       MVA

 

Jail Report

Booked In    3

Released     9

Total in Custody  195

 

Andalusia- Quiet

Opp-Quiet

Jail- 3

 

Covington County Jail Report

Sunday 03 27

Joseph W. Price  55    VOP                              $1,000

Tracy Wilson  36           FTA                                -0-

Christopher N. Smith  40   DUI/Leaving the

Scene of Accident        $10,500

Monday, 28 March 2011 18:59

Andalusia Police Department-Live Crime Reports!

Written by Staff

Assault

ASSAULT27 Mar 2011

100 Block W LEE ST

Domestic Violence Third Degree

 

ASSAULT27 Mar 2011

300 Block PUGH ST

Domestic Violence Third Degree

 

ASSAULT25 Mar 2011

100 Block WOODRUFF ST

Harassment

 

ASSAULT25 Mar 2011

STANLEY AVE

Harassment

 

ASSAULT24 Mar 2011

300 Block PACKER AVE

Domestic Violence Third Degree

 

ASSAULT23 Mar 2011

300 Block W WESTGATE PLAZA

Domestic Incident

 

ASSAULT23 Mar 2011

100 Block RAILROAD AVE

Harassment

 

Theft

THEFT25 Mar 2011

600 Block S COTTON ST

Theft of Property Third Degree ($500 or less)

 

THEFT25 Mar 2011

200 Block E PROGRESS DRIVE

Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle

 

THEFT22 Mar 2011

100 Block SOUTH RIDGE RD

Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle

 

THEFT22 Mar 2011

800 Block W PRESTWOOD BRIDGE ROAD

Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle

 

THEFT21 Mar 2011

300 Block W WALKER AVE

Theft of Property Third Degree ($500 or less)

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