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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
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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
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 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 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
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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
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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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MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile police are searching for a man who robbed the Sara Lee Bakery in the 2600 block of Government Street on Wednesday afternoon, officials said today in a news release.

Police said a masked man armed with a handgun walked into the bakery about 3:48 p.m., and demanded money from the register. He took the money, then fled the scene on foot toward the rear of the store, officials said.

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DOTHAN, Alabama -- The Dothan Police Department is looking for the help of the community in identifying one or more suspects responsible for crimes committed in a one-block radius in May.


According to police, there were several break-ins on the 100 block of Concord Circle that investigators believe  involve the same unidentified suspects.

DOTHAN, Alabama -- An internal theft investigation prompted Dothan

Police to make a felony arrest of a DPD employee Wednesday.

44-year-old Cynthia Gilley of Hilltop Road was arrested and charged

with first-degree theft of property after an investigation by the House

of Cabinetry, a local business, uncovered evidence connecting her with

a recent theft.

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A Dothan man received six consecutive 50-year prison sentences

Wednesday on charges of sodomy and child molestation. 

According to Houston County Assistant District Attorney Patrick Amason,

Eric Lamar Skanes, 38, was convicted of two first-degree rape charges

and four first degree sodomy charges against girls under the age of 12,

all Class A felonies.

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Mrs. Donna Lee Long, 49, of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, formerly of the Andalusia and Red Level areas, died Friday May 27, 2011 at her residence.

Graveside services will be at 11 AM Wednesday June 1, 2011 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Red Level, with Rev. Drexel Copeland officiating, and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at 9 AM Wednesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband Reese Long of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, her sisters, Kay Mathews of Brantley, AL, Pat Vick of Montgomery, and Cindy Sowell of Red Level, several nieces and nephews, her step children, Joseph Long, Jeff Long, Tim Long, and Donnie Long, and step daughter, Tina Long, grandchildren, Desiree, Madison, and Joey Long, Zachary and Kay LaFlamboy, Jackson and Jordan Long.

Mrs. Long is preceded in death by her parents, David Odell Green Sr. and Annie Merle Ray Green and her brother, David Green.

Pallbearers will be Tim Vick, Matthew Vick, Tommy Mathews, Tony Little, Ric Long, and Ricky Long.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Mr. Manford Neese, 98, of Libertyville, died Sunday May 29, 2011 at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 3:30 PM Wednesday June 1, 2011 from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Aaron officiating. Burial will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be at 2 PM Wednesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Rabren Neese of Libertyville; his son and daughter-in-law, Tarldon and Helen Neese of Spanish Fort, AL; his grandchildren, Diane and Winston McCleery, Carolyn and Dean McCrary, Sandra and Matthew Cody; 6 great grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild; his step children, Linda Rabren, and Brenda (Tim) Allen.

Pallbearers will be Tyler McCleery, Winson McCleery, Connor McCleery, Dean McCrary, Matt Smith, and Kevin Barrow.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lloyd Smith, Harold Barrow, Zach McCleery ,Mason Cody, Sam Lewis, Rex Powell and Matthew Cody.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Martha Lou Elmore, age 70 of Andalusia, died Sunday, May 29, 2011 in a Birmingham hospital. Graveside services for Mrs. Elmore will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 4pm from the Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverend Mat Brady will officiate.

Mrs. Elmore was a lifelong resident of Andalusia and had worked for Southeast Alabama Gas District for over 30 years at the time of her death. She was also a member of Carolina Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Jacob Elmore of Andalusia; one daughter and son in law, Lisa and Robbie Ballard of Andalusia; three grandchildren, Lori Craft and Joey Griffin of Andalusia, Britni Ballard and Bucky McMillan of Birmingham, Ala. and Bob Ballard of Andalusia; three great grandchildren, Madison, Brodie and Brylie Ann Griffin; her sister, Marie Cole of Lucedale, Miss. and her brother, J.T. and Faye White of Pensacola, Fla.

The family will receive friends at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign the online registry at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Mr. Marvin Roy Goggins, age 73 of River Falls, died Wednesday May 25, 2011 at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Goggins will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 10 am from the Foreman Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in the River Falls Cemetery. Reverend Tim Trent will officiate.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Goggins of River Falls; one daughter and son in law, Rhonda and Michael Harper of Dallas, Tx.; two sons and daughters in law, Tim and Desiree Blackwell of Orange Beach, Ala. and Richard and Kimberly Blackwell of Tucker Ga.; five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Sean Little, Vern Little, Delmas Little, Tim Blackwell, Richard Blackwell and Kenneth Little.

The family will receive friends at 9 am Saturday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign the online registry at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Eula Grey Potts, age 95 of Headland, formerly of Andalusia, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in a Dothan hospital. Funeral services for Mrs. Potts will be held on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 11am from the West Highland Baptist Church. Reverend Tim Morgan and Reverend Larry Stewart will officiate. Interment will be in the Fairmount Cemetery.

Mrs. Potts was a longtime resident of Andalusia and a member of West Highland Baptist Church for over 60 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Braxton Potts and a son, Gerlad Potts; three sisters, Audie Smith, Opal Barranco and Gladys Sturgis.

Survivors include her daughter and son in law, Myra and Larry Wamble of Headland; two grandchildren, Jay Kelley and wife Hayden and Blair and husband Jeff Hancock; two great grandchildren, Greyson Hancock and Judd Kelley; and a nephew, Billy and wife Ruth Johns of Pensacola, Fla.

Pallbearers will be Jay Kelley, Jeff Hancock, Larry Wamble, Nick Johns, Gary Odom and Kiel Odom.

The body will lie in state at Foreman Funeral Home from 5:30 Thursday and at the church 30 minutes prior to services.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign the online guest registry at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Sibyl Jacobs, age 88, of the Carolina community, passed away Monday May 23, 2011 at her home in the Carolina community. She was a faithful, life long member of Carolina Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John Mandrak Jacobs; her parents, Evans and Eva Rodgers;brothers, Lloyd Rodgers, Evans Rodgers, Jr., Kenneth Rodgers, and Ross Burton Rodgers.

Funeral services will be at 10 AM Wednesday May 25th at the Carolina Baptist Church with Rev. Matt Brady and Rev. Billy Boles officiating, burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Tuesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include her children, Sherry (Jimmy) Garner of the Carolina community, Ronald (Carol) Jacobs of Andalusia, Tim (Darlene) Jacobs of Jackson, AL, Donna (Mike) Cauley of Andalusia; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lucille Bozeman, Hazel Wood, Don Hutto, Ruth and Charles Lawson, Dean and Gene Jacobs, Esther and Benny Barrow, Ruth Rodgers, Opal Rogers, and number nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery fund or to the Building fund.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Jacobs, Michael Cauley, Jacob Cauley, Brad Garner, Micah Garner, Hubble Sowards, Wade Armstrong, and Jon Luke Jacobs.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

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