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Embark on a Pizza Journey: The 5 Pizzas You Need to Taste in Crestview
In this article, we explore five exceptional pizzerias in Crestview. Have you had the chance to sample their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
🚧 Update on Planned Road Improvements on AL 55, Red Level, Covington County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Residents and commuters in Red Level should be aware of planned roadway improvements on AL 55. The project will involve alternate lane closures that may impact traffic flow. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traveling through the area to ensure safety. Please stay alert for workers and equipment and consider alternative routes if possible to avoid delays. The exact times of the closures have not been specified, but updates will be provided as the project progresses.
Arrest Reports for February 19-25, 2024
NOTE: The Andalusia Star-News will publish arrest reports as they are received. Ethan Attaway Smith was arrested and charged as a minor in consumption. Xavier Marquis Straughn was arrested and charged with violation of probation. February 20. Gabrielle Cherie Grady was arrested and charged with bondsman off bond and grand...
Uber driver accused of trying to sell narcotics to deputies during vice convention
An Uber driver in the Florida Panhandle is accused of trying to sell hallucinogens to undercover narcotics agents during a vice conference last summer, authorities said.
LBW nature trail named for Barbara L. McClain
The Nature Trail on the campus of LBW was officially named the Barbara L. McClain Community Trail on Friday, Feb. 23. “Barbara’s story is the American story. She was born to sharecropper parents who worked hard to provide for their five children. She applied the lesson of hard work and perseverance to her own life […] The post LBW nature trail named for Barbara L. McClain appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
Crestview's Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Meeting Open to Public on March 25, 2024
The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee will meet on March 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Maryanne Schrader, the City Clerk of Crestview, Florida, announced the meeting.
Crestview initiates Vineyard Village affordable housing project
CRESTVIEW, Fla. -- The City of Crestview broke ground on Monday on Vineyard Village. That's the name of a brand new affordable housing project aimed at keeping rent $900 a month or under. Once built, the 28 units could house families in less than a year. The city manager said...
Covington Region Honor Flight plans fundraiser, WWII show in April
The Covington Region Honor Flight is the only working hub in Alabama for the Honor Flight Network and has taken WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans to Washington, D.C., for several years. Each flight is a big expense and an immense undertaking to make a dream happen for our brave veterans and their guardians. […] The post Covington Region Honor Flight plans fundraiser, WWII show in April appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
GALLERY: AHS spreads positivity through annual FCCLA Week
In honor of Career and Technical Education Month and Black History Month, Andalusia High School’s chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America held its annual FCCLA Week from Feb. 12-16. FCCLA is the career and technical student organization for Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) formerly known as Home Economics. Jana Clark serves as […] The post GALLERY: AHS spreads positivity through annual FCCLA Week appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
DeFuniak Springs holds election to re-shape City Manager role
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (WMBB) — The DeFuniak Springs city council put forward an election on Feb. 26 to change the appointment of the new city manager from a unanimous 5-0 vote to a 4-1 vote. Mayor Bob Campbell said if the vote passes, he expects the council to vote interim city manager Michael Barker […]
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of Crestview, FL Need You!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around crestview.
COLUMN: Hospice is gold standard for end-of-life care
Hospice is now considered the Gold Standard for excellent care at the end of life. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to bring up the subject of hospice to assist with the care of a loved one or friend. However, as I’ve written before, I agree with a statement made by Dr. David Casarett, associate professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, “People in hospice don’t want to die. They want to live and want to live well; they want to use whatever time left to live the best way they can. Hospice is not about giving up but about making a careful choice.” Many of you have often heard me say, “We (hospice) are only as good as the care we provide. It is not one of us – it is all of us on the hospice team.
Baker HS, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Crosshill Christian School basketball team will have a game with Trinity Lutheran School on February 28, 2024, 17:15:00 CST. 2024 OSAA 1A Boys Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals.
11-year-old boy found dead in neighbor’s pool
GENEVA, Ala. (WTVY/Gray News) - Eleven-year-old Ricky Zane Lawrence was found dead Thursday morning, according to Geneva Police Chief Pepper Mock. The boy, who went by Zane, was found in a pool at a neighboring home. Geneva police said he was found shortly after daylight in what appears to be...
Learn how to create a beautiful Florida-friendly cottage garden
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. — On Wednesday, March 18, the UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Okaloosa County will provide a lecture titled Creating a Beautiful Florida-Friendly Cottage Garden. This will be the first of eight monthly lectures offered by the Okaloosa County Master Gardener volunteers during their lecture series...
Misunderstanding leads to tragedy in small Alabama town | DON NOBLE
Allen Mendenhall is a veteran Alabama lawyer and university administrator with a number of publications, but this is his debut novel. It is not polished prose but has the energy of a story the author really wants told. It is an Alabama novel through and through, set in the 1980s in the fictional small town of Andalusia, 30 miles east of “the gray and graying city,” perhaps Birmingham. ...
Sewing journey offered during Quilt Shop Hop
Most people don’t realize that the Alabama-Florida state line is rapidly transforming into a haven for quilters and crafters alike. With over six quilt and fabric shops situated within an hour’s drive on both sides of the Alabama and Florida state line near Crestview, this area is emerging as a prime destination for quilting enthusiasts. […] The post Sewing journey offered during Quilt Shop Hop appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
ReACT Theatre and Arts brings ‘Willy Wonka’ to Andalusia
Do you love chocolate? Then you will love Willy Wonka! And even if you don’t love chocolate you will still be thrilled by ReACT Theatre & Arts production of the hit musical, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, based on his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Debuting on stage at the Dixon Center for Performing Arts […] The post ReACT Theatre and Arts brings ‘Willy Wonka’ to Andalusia appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
Unleash Your Taste Buds: Crestview's Trio of Unforgettable Mexican Dining Experiences
In this article, we're going to explore three exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Crestview. Have you had the chance to try any of these culinary gems? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Georgiana Panthers secure victory against Florala Wildcats
Update: On Feb. 19, the Georgiana Panthers boys’ varsity basketball team secured their spot in the “Final 4” by securing a 74-55 victory against the McIntosh Demons. In a thrilling first-round playoff match on Wednesday, Feb. 14, the Georgiana Panthers faced off against the Florala Wildcats at the Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery, ultimately securing […] The post Georgiana Panthers secure victory against Florala Wildcats appeared first on The Greenville Advocate.