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  1. Orange Beach, BCPSS to discuss future after separation vote failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WALA

    ... an increase to both sales and lodging tax in order to fund an independent city school system. FOX10 News Baldwin County Reporter Will Robinson-Smith is speaking with both the mayor and the interim superintendent about the road forward. He'll have ...

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  2. Foley police bust motel meth lab; Mobile man charged with drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Alabama Live

    ... on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, after Foley police discovered a meth lab at the Town & Country Motel on Ala. 59. (Baldwin County Corrections Center) FOLEY, Alabama -- A Mobile man was arrested and charged with drug trafficking Tuesday after police found ...

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  3. Orange Beach mayor, Baldwin County superintendent say they'll work together to improve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Alabama Live

    In the wake of a strong message from registered voters, who defeated a property tax hike by a 2-to-1 margin , city and county officials are striking a conciliatory tone. On Wednesday, Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon sounded optimistic about moving forward and working together with the Baldwin County school system, particularly with interim Superintendent Robbie Owen, who was appointed Aug. 11. "Robbie Owen has reached out to me and we've talked several times," Kennon said.

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  4. Advocate predicts Alabama will start 'talking like grown-ups,' expand Medicaid after electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    Gov. Robert Bentley's steadfast opposition to expanding Medicaid will soften, and leaders will begin "talking like grown-ups," an advocate for the poor said Tuesday. Speaking at a Baldwin County forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters, policy analyst Jim Carnes predicted that Bentley - if re-elected - will find a way support expanding the health insurance program for the poor and disabled.

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  5. Orange Beach voters shoot down school splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WALA

    ... for our home. While we don't always agree, we have always been able to put aside our differences to make Baldwin County a great place to live. This issue will be no exception," Owen said. "In the weeks and months ahead the Baldwin County Public ...

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  6. Judge denies motion that accused Baldwin County DA of sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    A judge on Tuesday denied a motion that sought to have Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon and her office barred from prosecuting a Foley man. Baldwin County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Norton denied the motion because a deadline that he set for filing legal paperwork was not met.

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  7. Remember that raise the Baldwin County Commission was supposed to get?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    The Baldwin County Commission will get a raise in November, but it won't be for the amount that state legislators intended to give the commission. The commissioners' annual salaries will go from $32,000 to $33,600, a 5 percent increase.

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  8. High voter turnout in Orange Beach special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WALA

    ... poll by FOX10 News, as of about 1 p.m. about 64 percent of the sample taken said they voted "no." FOX10 News Baldwin County Reporter Will Robinson-Smith is tracking the numbers and will have the latest tonight on FOX10 News at 5 and 5:30 p.m.

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  9. Latest Walmart location to celebrate grand opening in RobertsdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Business Journal

    A ribbon cutting will take place to mark the occasion at 7:30 a.m., according to a report from AL.com . The report said the new 124,000-square-foot is located on Alabama Highway 59 at Baldwin County Road 48 and features an expansive 3,000-square-foot garden center.

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  10. Baldwin County school district planning to demolish old school buildings, hoping county...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Alabama Live

    The Baldwin County Board of Education has signed off on demolition projects at the old Baldwin County High School campus in Bay Minette and at an old immediate school campus in Douglasville. Cost estimates were not available Monday.

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  11. Campaigners, residents prepare to hit the polls in Orange BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | WALA

    ... move to increase the lodging tax by one percent as well as increase the sales tax by half a cent. Fox10 News Baldwin County Reporter Will Robinson-Smith is speaking with residents about their thoughts going into tomorrow as well as city officials ...

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  12. 'Grim Reapers,' a thriller made in Alabama, premieres Saturday at the CrescentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Alabama Live

    ... connection: Two prominent roles are played by brothers Andrew Wilson Williams and Ryan Patrick Williams of Baldwin County. Andrew Wilson Williams has appeared in several movies, including "We Are Marshall," "Eye of the Hurricane" and "Season of ...

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  13. Walmart sets Sept. 24 grand opening for Robertsdale supercenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Alabama Live

    ... said store manager Tim Dorothy. The 124,000-square-foot store , located at 21141 Alabama Highway 59 at Baldwin County Road 48, boasts an additional 3,000-square-foot garden center and joins Walmart's five existing Baldwin County locations in Foley, ...

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  14. How Mobile, Baldwin school officials identify homeless studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Alabama Live

    ... 10 percent of those - almost 6,000 - were identified as homeless during the 2013-14 school year. In the Baldwin County school system, about 300 of the 30,000 students were categorized as homeless last year, according to Jennifer Bedgood, a ...

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  15. 7 quotable quotes from State Auditor candidate Jim Zeigler: Today's Alabama political...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Alabama Live

    ... omelet with Belle Chevre goat cheese from Elkmont, Alabama. Rib-eye steak from Moseley's. Hashbrowns of Baldwin County sweet potatoes. Red Diamond Coffee. If I am going to be a fat-cat Republican, I want to eat like one." (On the Monte Sano Arts ...

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  16. Now, it's up to the voters: Orange Beach to decide Tuesday on whether to fund an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Alabama Live

    ... of absentee ballots has been closer to 70. Area voters last visited the issue of breaking away from the Baldwin County school system in March 2007, when the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach proposed a 7.5-mill property tax hike to form a joint ... 2 comments

  17. New truckstop planned in Prichard; investor pays $1.86 million for two West Beach...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Alabama Live

    ... owners of Sunset Properties paid $835,000 for the former Resort Quest building at 3145 Gulf Shores Parkway at Baldwin County 4 in Gulf Shores, according to David Milstead of Bellator Real Estate & Development, who worked for the sellers. Sterne Agee ...

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  18. Use our calculator to find out how much more you could pay if Orange Beach referendum...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Alabama Live

    Whether you live here or just own property, the outcome of Tuesday's referendum to start a city-run school system could hit you in the wallet. Voters will vote yea or nay on splitting from the Baldwin County Public School System.

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  19. Coastal cleanup reels in shark carcass, a handgun and more than a few Apple iPhonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Alabama Live

    Volunteers fanned out across Mobile and Baldwin counties for this year's Alabama Coastal Cleanup early Saturday. Every year the event pushes residents outside -- along beaches, rivers and bayous; park trails, roadways and creeks -- to pick up trash.

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  20. Mary Montgomery Holds Off McGill to Give Dean his First Win, 34-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Citronelle Call-News

    ... Dean. "I felt like we turned the corner but like I told the kids, you ruined their homecoming but don't let Baldwin County ruin yours next week. "The effort was 10 times better than last week. We're still making mistakes, and we made them during ...

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