Area Breaking News

Single vehicle crash claims life of Geneva County man

A single-vehicle crash at approximately 9:21 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, involving a 2009 Dodge Journey has claimed the life of a Geneva County man. The crash occurred when the Dodge driven by Robert Danell Parks, 37, of Dothan left the roadway and struck a tree. As a result, passenger Brian Edward Smith, 36, of Geneva…

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Major drug bust in the Wiregrass

Geneva County Sheriff Tony Helms called a press conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Helms released the following statement. Today is the culmination of three years of investigation of drug trafficking and distribution in and around Geneva County. Throughout these three years, officers have been hard at work gathering evidence, by search warrant, subpoena, surveillance and…

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Tuesday morning accident ends fatally

Update: A two-vehicle crash at approximately 7:19 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, involving a commercial vehicle has claimed the life of a Covington County woman. Ashley Deborah Lord, 32, of Opp was driving a 2006 Honda CR-V traveling south on U.S. 331. The crash occurred when a 2017 Great Dane traveling north crossed the center line…

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Local landmark burns, total loss

A popular landmark for the Opp community burned down late Monday evening. Doc’s Country Store and Restaurant was a total loss in the Monday night fire. Around 9:30 PM the call came for mutual assistance from Opp Fire Department to all surrounding fire stations to fight the blaze. By 11:00 PM Opp Fire Chief Cory…

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