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'The people of Orange Beach want the best': Schools committee continues campaign for split...
The Committee for Orange Beach Educational Excellence continued to bolster its campaign for an independent, city-run school system during a community meeting Monday featuring inspirational author and Orange Beach resident Andy Andrews.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Bus fees for Mobile, Baldwin students? Unlikely, officials say
MOBILE, Alabama -- It is highly unlikely that school systems in Mobile and Baldwin counties would ever consider charging bus fees, officials said Wednesday.
Congressman Bradley Byrne plans Thursday town hall events in Robertsdale, Fairhope
MOBILE, Alabama - On a break from his duties in Washington, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, has announced that he will meet with folks in Baldwin County on Thursday.
Baldwin County says Spanish Fort shoud maintain list of roads
Baldwin County wants to make sure there is no confusion over whose responsibility it is to maintain several roads in areas that have been annexed by Spanish Fort.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Tickets still available for Sarah Palin dinner and speech on Friday in Orange Beach
Palin, a former Alaska governor who rocketed to political stardom when John McCain tapped her as his running mate in the 2008 presidential election, will deliver the keynote speech at the Baldwin County Republican Party's annual fundraising dinner at The Wharf.
Foley reinventing market at Heritage Park
Due to the opening of the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermens Market on Baldwin County 20, the city's traditional Chicago Street Farmers Market will have a new look and new name when it returns in May. Foley Marketing Director LaDonna Hinesley said the event that's held on Fridays in May and June in the downtown park will be renamed the Heritage ... (more)
Hobby Lobby to offer up to 50 jobs at new location in Foley
The 85,000-square-foot McKenzie Village in Foley is slated for completion later in 2014, and will be anchored by national arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Suspect wanted for armed robbery
Get ready for the fifth annual Catfish Chase 5k, a fun run to fight cancer. The race in Spanish Fort covers beautiful countryside, and you'll be rewarded with delicious food after the run.
Gulf Shores police arrest shooting suspect
Police say Jermaine Cungious was transferred to the Baldwin County Detention Center in Bay Minette early Sunday.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Easter sunrise service on Mobile Bay and butterflies at Dauphin Way
FAIRHOPE, Alabama - Lawn chairs, coffee and a few pets in tow, more than 350 Baldwin County residents gathered early Easter morning for worship at Fairhope Municipal Pier.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game
The City of Orange Beach has become a hot topic of conversation as residents and people around Baldwin County wait to see if they will in fact break off and become their own school system.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Southern Napa to play host to second annual 99 Bottles of Beer on the Lawn May 9-10
DAPHNE, Alabama - Tickets are on sale now for the second annual 99 Bottles of Beer on the Lawn craft beer event that will be held May 9-10, on the expansive lawn at Southern Napa wine store in Daphne.
Victim identified in fatal crash in Foley
The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a fatal crash in Foley Wednesday afternoon as 42 year old Ronald Jud Ealey of Foley.
Challengers: Don't cut mental health funding in Baldwin County
Baldwin County commissioners agree that making sure the county has enough probation officers is a worthy cause that needs to be funded.
View the scene at the Meet the Artist reception for Nall at Aldridge Gardens
Artists and art patrons, along with old friends, came to a "meet the artist" reception at Aldridge Gardens in honor of Nall.
What to expect as Easter approaches: a prayer labyrinth, living Stations of the Cross and sunrise services
If you're driving downtown at mid-morning on Good Friday, you're likely to see a Living Stations of the Cross procession heading from Spanish Plaza to Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile.
Disability insurance: What would the Baldwin County commissioners' opponents do?
Baldwin County's four commissioners had to make a tough decision Tuesday as they stared in faces of several Baldwin County deputies.
In the School Zone: Could a new Beach Express high school be a game-changer?
Welcome to the School Zone column, which is published every Thursday. My goal is to provide a snapshot of what's happening in the schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Sarah Palin plans speech on Alabama coast
Palin will speak at an event organized by the Baldwin County Republican Party on April 25 at the Wharf in Orange Beach.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Baldwin County deputies plea for disability insurance turned down
Baldwin County Deputy Sgt. Benjamin Burke doesn't believe his duty as a law enforcement officer ends when he takes off his badge and gun.