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Update: Family Member Turns In Opp Shooting Suspect

Photo from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Opp police say a man they had sought in connection to a shooting is now in custody. According to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, a family member turned in 18-year-old Jacob Charles Lee of Opp this afternoon. He was turned into the Covington County Sheriff’s office. Police say just before 8 o’clock last night, they responded to…

School System Criticized for Prayer at Graduation, Baccalaureate Program on Campus

A baccalaureate program and commencement ceremony in Opp are being brought into question. ┬áThe Freedom from Religion Foundation says the recent baccalaureate ceremony at Opp High School is illegal and that there should not have been a prayer at the school’s graduation. The Freedom from Religion Foundation sent a letter to the school telling them to change their polices, while…