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Miracle League Opening Game 04 05 2014 on 22 April 2014, 21.37 by Staff in News
Miracle League Opening Game 04 05 2014
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Search for Missing/Runaway Juvenile on 22 April 2014, 16.15 by Staff in News
Search for Missing/Runaway Juvenile
  The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Johnny Kirk, 15, of Freeport, FL.  Kirk was last seen by his mother boarding a school bus around 6 am on April 16th.  Kirk is 5’1, weighs 106 lbs...
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‘Go Build Alabama’ visits LBWCC on 22 April 2014, 16.12 by Staff in News
‘Go Build Alabama’ visits LBWCC
LBW Community College in Opp recently welcomed Jason Phelps, executive director of Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute (ACRI) on a stop for the statewide “Go Build Alabama” campaign addressing the shortage of ski...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 21 on 22 April 2014, 16.09 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 21
Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 04 21       79  Total Calls      18  Medical Emergency      35  Police Calls         2  Fire ...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 17 through 04 19 on 21 April 2014, 15.33 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 17 through 04 19
Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 04 17 through Saturday 04 19    236 Total Calls      33   Medical Emergency    112   Police Calls       12   Fire Ca...
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State Trooper Shooting on 20 April 2014, 12.54 by Staff in News
State Trooper Shooting
DOTHAN POST -- At approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, an Alabama State Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on Geneva County 57. A brief pursuit ensued and ended when the suspect’s vehicle s...
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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
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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
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
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 16
 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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Monday, 19 November 2012 15:14

Families of BP victims see justice in plea deal

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“It’s not about the money.”

That was the succinct reaction from Keith Jones to the $4.5 billion plea agreement struck between BP and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle federal criminal charges from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

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MOBILE, Alabama –- An attorney for convicted grant writer Janey Galbraith has objected to the U.S. Probation Office’s calculation of advisory sentencing guidelines that would send her to prison for at least three years and four months.

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Monday, 19 November 2012 14:27

Film says Glen Rogers killed Simpson, Goldman

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NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A documentary to air on Investigation Discovery says serial killer Glen Rogers butchered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles in 1994.
Former football great and occasional actor O.J. Simpson was acquitted of killing his ex-wife and her friend. No one else has been tried for the double slaying. Simpson is now in prison for an unrelated armed robbery.

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Alabama's unemployment rate in October was 8.1 percent, according to a preliminary estimate released by the state's Department of Labor this morning, down 0.1 percentage points from the prior month.

"This month, everything worked out the way we wish it would always work out," Alabama Labor Commissioner Tom Surtees said in a statement. By that, the commissioner meant that Alabama's labor market saw three distinct changes, all in a positive direction.

Where art thou, Wonder Bread? No mas Ding Dongs? Will we ever get to taste  deep-fried Twinkies?

The Associated Press is reporting Friday that snack-food maker Hostess Brands is seeking permission from a bankruptcy court to go out of business, citing extended strikes at a dozen of the baker's 33 plants.

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man has been charged with aggravated child abuse after a 2-year-old family member was injured while in his care, according to Montgomery Police.

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Friday, 09 November 2012 09:29

Arrest Made in Bomb Threat

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Deputies and investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded quickly today when they were dispatched to South Walton High School in reference to a possible bomb on campus.  At approximately 1 p.m., a white male entered South Walton High School and informed staff members there was possibly a bomb somewhere at the school. The suspect then ran out of the school as staff attempted to stop him.  Students were immediately evacuated and the school was placed on lockdown.  Eglin EOD was contacted and responded to the scene.  The school was cleared with negative findings.

The suspect was located a short time later by deputies and witnesses were able to identify him.  The suspect, Edwin Donald Campbell, 18, of Santa Rosa Beach, was detained and questioned by investigators.  Campbell admitted to making a false bomb threat, a second degree felony.  He will be transported and booked into the Walton County Department of Corrections.

Friday, 09 November 2012 09:24

DTF Makes Another Arrest

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Wednesday night, Drug Task Force Agents concluded a three-week undercover operation by arresting an Andalusia drug dealer. DTF Commander Mark Odom said that Hunter Ferrell Straughn, 23, was apprehended at a convenience store on Martin Luther King, Jr. Expressway by DTF and ABC Agents.
Agent Mitch Scofield led the investigation. Agent Scofield was able to make three different cases of Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Two of the buys were methamphetamine and the third Kalonapin, a schedule IV presciption pill.
"I am proud of the work Mitch did on this case. We had recieved information about Straughn selling narcotics in and around Andalusia for the past few months. We are happy to put him out of business." commented Commander Odom.
Straughn was booked into the Covington County Jail and was held on a $300,000 bond.
Commander Odom wished to thank the District 8 ABC Office for their assistance in the case.
Amanda Hart
22nd Judicial Drug Task Force


Tuesday, 10 July 2012 17:11

Lightning Strikes blamed for house fire.

Written by Eddie Lewis

Late Tuesday Afternoon Emergency personnel were dispatched to a call in the Carolina community on South Hwy 29. The initial reports were a Gas Line had been struck by lightning and was burning. As personnel began arriving it was reported that the House was fully involved with fire. Carolina Fire Department quickly began to fight the fire even as the rain and lightning around the area continued. The Fire engulfed the entire home and as it was burning small arms ammunition began going off due to the fire. A small explosion occurred as well but No injuries were reported. The Fire seems to have started when a Bolt of lightning struck the ground close to the home between a Large Tree and some smaller ones. The Ground that the lightning traveled was up routed and left several trenches across the front yard that were deep and dirt piled around them, these trenches went directly to the house where the gas meter was at and that seems to be where the fire started. The Home belongs to the Prestwoods and was fully destroyed. It was reported at the scene that the elderly resident was at home but vacated to a safe location awaiting the fire Department. Carolina Volunteer Fire Department, Hopewell Volunteer Fire Department, Wing Volunteer Fire Department, Advance EMS, Covington County Sheriffs Deputies, Southeast Alabama Gas District and Power South responded to the scene. No injuries reported to any personnel or residents.

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Today's meeting was very informative and I thank all that came including Rick Barber.Attendance was enogh to expand our core group as was our goal. Mr Barber is as real as they get and with him in Congress we will be properly represented. I Implore all that read this to go to vote Tuesday at the run off and give this patriot your support.

This one is driving the left crazy.  Expanding on “Gather your armies,” Rick sheds some light on how taking from one to give to another is a form of slavery and how we should never forget what has happened to other countries that weren’t able to keep their governments in check.

Rick Barber is a small business owner and a conservative Republican running for Congress in Alabama's 2nd Congressional District.

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