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  1. From paying off credit cards to buying more beer, consumers benefitting from lower gas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    ... is a snapshot of the cost of a gallon of gasoline at service stations in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Baldwin County Malbis Shell, Daphne: $2 Loves Truck Stop, Loxley: $1.89 Circle K, Daphne: $1.92 Shell, Fairhope: $2 Chevron, Foley: $1.90 Elberta ...

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  2. Cheaper fuel prices could mean boosts to local government reserves, more vehicles or pay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    For local governments besieged with tight budgets and dwindling reserves in recent years, the drop in fuel costs is a welcomed sight. If current prices hold steady, the end result could mean a boost to General Fund reserves in the city of Mobile and Baldwin County.

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  3. Flashing yellow arrow signals going up in Baldwin County and other road projects across...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    An ALDOT worker installs a yellow flashing turn signal at an intersection in Baldwin County on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. When complete, at least 17 intersections between Spanish Fort and Foley will include the arrow signals.

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  4. Baldwin County School Board talks construction, property tax in Spanish FortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WALA

    Since announcing in November 2014 that the Baldwin County School Board has a $350 million capital needs plan to build a half dozen new schools county-wide, the school board is holding a number of community meetings across the county to explain a proposed property tax increase. Identified as "Build Baldwin Now," the campaign to expand was created to address extreme overcrowding issues in countless Baldwin schools.

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  5. Amid concerns about mounting crashes, Baldwin County officials endorse new traffic light...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    The intersection of the Baldwin Beach Express and County Road 32 near Summerdale has become a concern for public officials as more automobile crashes continue to occur. The Baldwin County Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, voted to seek competitive bids to install a hurricane-proof traffic signal at the intersection.

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  6. Enrollment rises in Baldwin County's virtual high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    Stephanie Harrison, principal of the school and the school system's secondary coordinator of instructional support, made the announcement at the Baldwin County school board's work session on Jan. 13. The virtual school, formerly named the Digital Renaissance Virtual High School, serves students in grades 9-12. The school is in its second year.

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  7. New traffic signals coming to Baldwin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WALA

    Changes are on the way for drivers on Highway 98 in Baldwin County. They will soon see some safety upgrades in the form of new traffic lights.

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  8. 'Legacy of service': Baldwin County's 29th MLK Jr. celebration challenges people to give...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Alabama Live

    DAPHNE, Alabama -- For Council President Tommie Conaway, marching down Main Street Monday as part of the 29th annual Baldwin County celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. brought back memories. Having grown up in Montgomery, Conaway said she participated in marches in the state capital in the 1960s as part of the Civil Rights Movement, while she was in elementary and middle school .

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  9. Need a Mardi Gras bathroom break, or parking options? We've got Google tools to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Alabama Live

    And in just over a week, parades will begin to roll in and around downtown Mobile on several routes. And whether you're just planning on bringing yourself to the boom-boom, or the entire, extended family, we have the tools to help you out .

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  10. Key figure in sex ring silent about missing victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Dec. 10, 2014 file photo, Wendy Wood Holland, 35, appears in the Baldwin County Circuit Court in Bay Minette, Ala. A judge on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, sentenced Holland to 219 years in prison for her role in an incestuous sex ring accused of molesting children for years.

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  11. Manslaughter arrest made in deadly Daphne accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WALA

    ... other drugs at the time of the accident. He was arrested a USA Medical Center and has been booked into the Baldwin County Corrections Center. The Daphne Police Department said they have requested a bond hearing to possibly upgrade the current charge ...

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  12. Parents protest Baldwin County's teacher's firing, allege racism was the causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    A group of parents came before the Baldwin County school board Thursday night to protest the dismissal of Deborah Dixon, a preschool teacher at Loxley Elementary School, and several alleged that racism was the reason behind the termination. The parents, most of whom are white, said they were told that Dixon was being dismissed because she had been spanking the children, and all expressed disbelief in the allegation.

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  13. 35 Year Old Wendy Holland Sentenced to 219 Years in Prison for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Scared Monkeys

    ... not long enough. Agreed! Holland, one of the leaders of an incestuous sex ring, was sentenced Thursday by a Baldwin County judge to 219 years in prison. Holland, 35, stood expressionless as Judge Jody Bishop sentenced Holland for sex crimes she ...

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  14. Baldwin County school board approves bond refinancing, for savings of $10.4MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    The Baldwin County school board approved the refinancing of $89.4 million from a 2007 construction bond issue at its meeting Thursday. The move will save the school system about $10.4 million over the course of the loan, John Wilson, chief financial officer, told the board.

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  15. New aviation training center opens in FairhopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WALA

    ... Courses taught at the facility will be offered as dual enrollment classes to high school students across Baldwin County as they are in Mobile County. Both high school and adult college students will have the opportunity to take courses any time. ...

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  16. Local food movement poised to take off in Baldwin County with 'Fresh from Foley' produce distribution hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    Fresh Silver King corn is shown on a Baldwin County farm during harvest time in June 2013. With plans for a farmer aggregation hub in Foley, corn like this and other locally grown fruits and vegetables are expected to see a wider distribution to area restaurants and grocery stores, among others.

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  17. Woman sentenced to 219 years in prison in sex ring caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A judge has sentenced an Alabama woman to 219 years in prison for her role in an incestuous sex ring accused of molesting children for years. Wendy Holland showed no emotion as the judge sentenced her to what amounts to a life sentence on Thursday.

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  18. Summerdale man indicted on a murder charge for role in fatal Foley crash in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    A Summerdale man was indicted by a Baldwin County grand jury Thursday on a charge of murder related to an April 16 car chase in which he eluded police before crashing into in a vehicle on Alabama 59 and killing a Foley man. Steven W. Little, 31, of 84 U.S. 59, was indicted on charges on a charge of murder to go along with previous charges of eluding police, reckless endangerment and two counts of DUI.

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  19. Stepmother says 219-year prison sentence to Wendy Holland represents 'justice' for missing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    Stephanie Hanke did her best to keep her cool after Baldwin County Judge Jody Bishop handed down a 219-year prison sentence to Wendy Wood Holland Thursday. It wasn't easy.

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  20. Wendy Holland given 99-year sentences, William Brownlee 20 years in family sex ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    Wendy Holland today was given two 99-year sentences and a 20-year sentence to run consecutive for her role in a family sex ring. Baldwin County Circuit Court Judge Jody Bishop gave William Brownlee the maximum prison sentence - 20 years - for his role in the ring.

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