Balloon Release In Covington County Honors Abused Children

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By Catalina Trivino

April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention month and people in south Alabama recognized it today with a blue ribbon ceremony...

People in Covington County celebrated with their first ever balloon release. State and local agencies, along with dozens of people in the community gathered in downtown Andalusia on Thursday to honor children who have lost their lives because of abuse.

The district attorney's office, DHR, and the child advocacy center talked about how to prevent child abuse and neglect problems before they occur.