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  1. Columbia Southern Education Group Holds Grand Opening of Education CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | PRWeb

    ... expansion of educational opportunities," said state Rep. Alan Baker. State Rep. Randy Davis agreed, adding, "Baldwin County is a known as area that embraces education and now it to be able to have this level of higher education available and ...

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  2. Robbie Owen named Superintendent of BCPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WALA

    Owen, who was the principal of Rockwell Elementary in Spanish Fort, was named interim superintendent following the abrupt resignation of Dr. Alan Lee back in August. Lee, who was hired in 2010, submitted his resignation two weeks before the start of school for Baldwin County students.

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  3. Baldwin County reacts to the Presidenta s immigration actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WALA

    ... or temporary stay till they can become legal," Sirmon said. He and many others, including the Chair of the Baldwin County Republican Party, said that while some type of reform is needed, it must come from a partnership between Congress and the ...

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  4. Bon Secour man sentenced to 317 years in prison for sexually torturing young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    ... Road, Apt. 44, was given a 317-year sentence by Judge Joseph Norton during a sentencing hearing at the Baldwin County courthouse. "There's no question that an extremely dangerous person is off the streets today," District Attorney Hallie Dixon said. ...

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  5. Baldwin County school board unanimously approves Robbie Owen as new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    The Baldwin County school board voted unanimously Thursday to hire Robbie Owen, the former principal of Rockwell Elementary School, as the school district's new superintendent. Owen, who has been serving as the system's interim superintendent since mid-August, replaces Alan Lee, who abruptly announced his resignation earlier that month.

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  6. Gulf Shores residents, church ministers speak against location of proposed Barefoot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    The building that now houses Results Gym at the corner of East 16th Avenue and East 1st Street in Gulf Shores, Ala., could soon become Baldwin County's second brewery if the Gulf Shores City Council approves a conditional use permit, which was unanimously recommended by the planning board. GULF SHORES, Alabama -- The Gulf Shores City Council is still considering whether to approve plans for a microbrewery in Gulf Shores , but some residents are voicing their opposition to the proposal.

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  7. Baldwin County Sheriff's Office seeks fugitive known to 'live in the woods for several...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in locating a 56-year-old fugitive wanted for trafficking methamphetamine who may be living in a primitive camp site. According to the Sheriff's Office, Danny Ray Riordan whose last known address is in the 17000 block of Horseshoe Bend, could be in the Chunchula area or near Lucedale, Miss.

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  8. Baldwin County voters will see 5 property tax requests in special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    Robbie Owen, interim superintendent for the Baldwin County school system, unveils the district's 10-year, $350 million capital improvements plan during the Baldwin County Education Summit on Nov. 13. (Sally Pearsall Ericson If the Baldwin County Commission approves the school board's request for the March 31 referendum, voters will be asked to decide on the 8-mill ad valorem tax, along with three countywide property tax levies totaling 7 mills that will expire in the next three years and must be renewed by Sept. 30, 2015.

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  9. Here are the Coastal Alabama traffic areas to avoid during your commute on Thursday, Nov....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    MOBILE, Ala. -- A look at the road projects underway in Mobile and Baldwin counties that drivers could run into during their commute.

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  10. In the School Zone: New Catholic high school, new board members, new tax proposals and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    ... "It's helpful to give a name to an enterprise like this; it becomes more personal to people." Read more here. Baldwin County's capital improvements plan: Baldwin County school system officials unveiled a 10-year, $350 million capital improvements ...

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  11. Eastern Shore residents stand behind proposed tax increase for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WALA

    ... over the years. The student population has shot up 21 percent in the last decade alone. This is why the Baldwin County School Board is rolling out initiatives around the county, like expansions to Fairhope Middle School and High School. "Eight mills ...

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  12. Too late to put the brakes on the right-to-die debate: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    ... hat Maynard had in mind, and it's a debate well worth having. Frances Coleman is a freelance writer living in Baldwin County. Email her at fcoleman1953@gmail.com and "like" her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prfrances .

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  13. Spanish Fort Town Center upgrades in works: 3.5-acre park, retail facade makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    ... Fort Town Center and deliver a stellar real estate project for the residents of Spanish Fort, Daphne and Baldwin County." On Wednesday, Cypress issued a news release stating its partnership with MMA and plans for extensive change to the development. ...

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  14. Baldwin's growth demands first-rate governing: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    With about 2,000 square miles, Baldwin County is the largest county in the state, and its challenges are just as great. The county continues to grapple with enormous population growth as new residents are drawn to the area by its excellent schools, beautiful natural resources and high quality of life.

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  15. Accused killer William Minton dismembered his 87-year-old stepfather with a Kobalt sawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    The accused killer of an 87-year-old rural Foley man used a Kobalt reciprocating saw to dismember body parts , court records filed Monday indicate. William A. Minton, 55, of Foley, is being held in the Baldwin County Jail on $1 million bond for murder and abuse of corpse.

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  16. Baldwin County school board poised to name permanent superintendent ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Alabama Live

    The Baldwin County school board will likely announce a permanent replacement for former Superintendent Alan Lee during its meeting Thursday night. At the board's work session on Tuesday at Robertsdale Elementary School, board President Norm Moore said he wanted to add an item on the superintendent hire, and a proposed contract, to Thursday's agenda.

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  17. Suspect used saw to cut off victima s head, arms, legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WALA

    Court documents claim that murder suspect William Minton used a power saw, similar to a jigsaw to dismember the body of his stepfather, Kenneth Hood. In complaints filed on November 12, Baldwin County Deputy Sergeant Michael Gaull says Minton killed Hood by striking him with an object, describing the action as blunt force trauma to the head.

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  18. Surveillance video shows robbery that led to manhuntRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WALA

    What started out as a pizza call turned into a stickup in a matter of minutes on Monday. Baldwin County Sheriff's Deputies said 24-year-old Nat Shelton walked in, gun in hand, and demanded all the money in the register.

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  19. Warrant: Suspect used saw to dismember stepfather's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the men shared in Foley. Hood's remains were found over several days and in several different locations in Baldwin County. According to reports from Mobile television station WKRG , Hood's foot was recovered from a flower bed after a family's dog ...

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  20. U.S. Navy's long journey in completing $28 million runway project in Baldwin County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Alabama Live

    "A lot of people have been waiting on it. We're ready to go to work." - Baldwin County Commission Chairman Charles Gruber The U.S. Navy, through an agreement approved on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, will acquire a portion of Doc McDuffie Road in order to accommodate the expansion of an existing runway at Barin Field.

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