Carolina, AL

Holy Angels Gospel Singers Scholarships awarded

In 1975, a group of 10 and 11-year-old children from Harris Temple COGIC and the Mulberry Heights Community came together to form the Holy Angels Gospel Singers, under the leadership of Rosa Coleman. Throughout elementary, high school, and well into their college years, the Holy Angels ministered musically the gospel...
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Coffee County Commission honors Elba High’s state champion golf team

The Coffee County Commission presented a resolution to the Elba High School Golf Team during its regular meeting Monday morning, June 27, in New Brockton, Ala. The resolution congratulated the Elba Tigers on their 2022 state championship for the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Class 1A/2A boys division. It further recognized this as being the second year in a row the Elba team has brought a state championship home to Elba [and Coffee County].
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Elba’s “Let Freedom Ring” event set for Monday, July 4th!

The Elba Chamber of Commerce and City of Elba will host its annual 4th of July celebration “Let Freedom Ring” Monday, July 4, on the square in downtown Elba, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be a patriotic “golf cart” parade, entertainment by Blind Skeleton, inflatable rides, contests,...

Elba Tigers battle through hot weather

The Elba Tigers continued their summer workouts last week on the football practice field and despite near record high temperatures never missed a beat as they remained focused on individual and team improvement in four days of work. “We have been working out in the morning all summer, which really...
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Childree, Stone named Grand Marshals for Fourth of July parade

The Daughters of the American Revolution Old Three Notch Chapter is gearing up for next week’s Fourth of July holiday and introduced the Grand Marshals for this year’s parade. The parade will take place Monday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m., and the route will be from the...
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GALLERY: Opp Chamber holds annual Hall of Fame induction banquet

The Opp and Covington County Area Chamber of Commerce recognized six individuals and a local business with awards at its annual Investors and Hall of Fame Banquet on Thursday, June 23. The event took place at the First Baptist Church of Opp’s Fellowship Center. “The businesses in Opp have...

Elba mayor says city working to acquire crisis diversion center

Elba Mayor Tom Maddox updated the city council members on the progress the city has made in trying to lure the South Central Alabama Mental Health Board to Elba to construct a new rural crisis diversion center in the city. Maddox said Tommy Wright, director of the South Central Alabama...

Luke Kuechly Lands New Job: NFL World Reacts

After an incredible career as the quarterback of the Panthers defense, former all-decade linebacker Luke Kuechly will return to Carolina in a different capacity this fall. According to, Kuechly will join the team's radio broadcast for seven games in the 2022 season. Speaking on his new job, the seven-time...

CC BOE Advertisement for Bids - McKee Projects No: 22-227-NODCM & 22-228-NODCM

MCKEE PROJECT NO: 22-227 - NODCM. Sealed proposals as described above shall be received by Mrs. Kelly Cobb, Superintendent at the Coffee County Board of Education, 400 Reddoch Hill Road Elba, AL 36323, Ph: 334-897-5016, until 2:00 PM Central Time, Tuesday, July 19, 2022, then opened and read aloud. A...
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Covington County players named to All-State baseball team

The Alabama Sports Writers Association released its 2022 baseball All-State team Sunday, June 12, and six players representing four teams from Covington County were recognized. The All-State team is compiled through submissions from coaches to sports writers in their area and voted on by the ASWA prep committee. The organization...
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American Legion Post 80 awards scholarships, sponsors Boys State

American Legion Post 80 of Andalusia gave out five scholarships and sent seven local boys to Boys State. “We are proud to announce that the American Legion was able to do this for these boys. The money for the Legion comes from our Bingo fund from sales of Bingo,” said Post 80 member James Grissett.
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CCB celebrates 75th anniversary during July

CCB Community Bank celebrates 75 years! In 1947 CCB began as “The Bank of Friendly Service” and continues that tradition today. Originally named Covington County Bank, the bank opened its doors July 1, 1947, on the Court Square in Andalusia, in the old Andalusia National Bank building, with an operating capital of $170,000. Today CCB’s assets top $608 million.