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Charlie McNichol Alabama News
Mobile County 911 Director facing charges for fourth time in decades-long public safety career

The Mobile County 911 Director was arrested early Sunday in Baldwin County. Charlie McNichol, 58, is charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

Brother of Alabama Forestry employee killed wants state agency held accountable and not immune from OSHA

The brother of a man killed while working for the Alabama Forestry Commission in 2022 says he wants something done before another life is lost.

Beach Express BCBC Baldwin County Bridge Company Alabama News
Baldwin County Bridge Company ‘disappointed’ with Supreme Court decision; says opinion reveals 'terrifying reality' in Alabama

A representative for the Baldwin County Bridge Company released a statement on behalf of Neal Belitsky, president of the company.

Gulf State Parks from Alapark Alabama News
Dry conditions mean extra precautions at some Alabama state parks through Labor Day weekend

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is taking extra precautions at five state parks due to dry conditions.

'You heard it here first': State Sen. Elliott says state could eventually take over BCBC bridge

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) spoke on "The Jeff Poor Show" on Mobile radio's FM Talk 106.5 Friday just hours after the Alabama Supreme Court decided to lift a preliminary injunction ordered by a lower court, allowing for the building of a third bridge over the Intercoastal Waterway.

ALDOT Alabama News
ALDOT, Gulf Shores Mayor Craft applaud Alabama Supreme Court decision on new Intercoastal Waterway bridge — ‘An important victory’

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) released a statement Friday following the ruling of the Alabama Supreme Court concerning a bridge in south Baldwin County.

Supreme Court reverses preliminary injunction on building of Baldwin County bridge

The Supreme Court of Alabama ruled in favor of the Alabama Department of Transportation’s director John Cooper in his case appealing a preliminary injunction halting the construction of a bridge in south Baldwin County. The Court ordered the lower court must reverse that preliminary injunction.

University of Alabama Capstone School of Nursing Alabama News
Nursing student withdraws from University of Alabama claiming CRT, DEI curriculum promoted 'hate, racism, sexism and lies'

A student earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama says she left the school after a professor brought Critical Race Theory and other diversity, equity and inclusion ideas into the classroom.

Jermaine Boswell Alabama News
AG Marshall confirms conviction of road rage shooter upheld in Court of Criminal Appeals

The guilty verdict in a deadly road rage case in Jefferson County was upheld by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals earlier this month.

Moms for liberty Alabama News
Moms for Liberty chapter starting in Baldwin County to fight for parents' rights

A Baldwin County woman is starting a chapter of Moms for Liberty, a nationwide non-profit with the mission to organize and empower parents to defend their rights.

COVID Lockdown Alabama News
No COVID overreaction expected, says state senator — Likelihood of shutdowns 'pretty slim'

The Mobile County Health Department released an update on COVID-19 this week as concerns of another widespread surge loom.

Photo from Kevin Forsyth Alabama News
Lay Lake property owners blame Alabama Power for flooding, roadway problems: 'It looks like a warzone'

Some property owners near Lay Lake are coming together after they claim Alabama Power has caused flooding, environmental damage, road damage and more around their neighborhood.

State Sen Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott: Tired of 'incremental indoctrination' in libraries and other public venues

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) spoke Tuesday to the Common Sense Campaign at the Foley Public Library about top issues facing his constituents.

misquito Alabama News
Rare, mosquito-borne illness kills child in Baldwin County

A child died in Baldwin County after being bitten by a mosquito infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Another case was reported in Baldwin County. At least one of the Baldwin County cases occurred in the Spanish Fort area, officials said.

Will Ainsworth Alabama News
Ainsworth speaks out against 'woke policy' and inappropriate children, teen books in libraries

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth spoke Tuesday at the South Baldwin Republican Women’s lunch in Foley.

Jack Green addresses Foley City Council Alabama News
Foley resident Jack Green unleashes blistering attack on City Council over explicit library books available to children — 'I’m not going to let this slide'  

The Foley City Council heard stern words from resident Jack Green Monday night.

Jawan Dallas Alabama News
Citizens plan to address Mobile City Council concerning release of body cam video of Jawan Dallas arrest

Several people have signed up to speak at the Mobile City Council meeting Tuesday to request the release of body camera footage.

Auburn police officer Alabama News
Auburn man sentenced to life in 2019 murder of police officer William Buechner

A former soldier who was found guilty of capital murder in the May 19, 2019, killing of Auburn Police officer William Buechner, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Foley Public Library Alabama News
City of Foley evaluating policies after concerns over library offerings for children and teens

The City of Foley responded to a call to action from a concerned citizen who is asking for a closer look at what is offered to children and young adults in the Foley Library.

Wellborn Cabinet: From sawmill to shipping, faith and family keep things trucking

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son. That whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. – John 3:16

City of Fairhope Alabama News
Fairhope to ease water restrictions beginning Monday

The city of Fairhope announced it will go into Phase II of its water conservation ordinance on Monday, August 21. The city has been under Phase III of the ordinance since August 7 due to high water usage and lack of rain, according to city officials.

Grady Wilkes Alabama News
Former soldier faces death penalty after capital murder conviction of Auburn police officer

A former soldier was found guilty of capital murder in the May 19, 2019 killing of Auburn Police officer William Buechner. Grady Wilkes, 33, now faces the death penalty.

alabama power rainbow city meeting Alabama News
Residents near Chandler Mountain feel they’re ‘being held hostage by Alabama Power’

Not long after Alabama Power announced plans to build a new hydroelectric facility on Chandler Mountain, residents nearby became concerned. Fran Summerlin led the charge by creating Save Chandler Mountain, an organization with around 3,500 participants calling on the project to be stopped.

Shinhwa1 Alabama News
Auto supplier plans $114 million expansion at Auburn plant to support EV production

Shinhwa Auto USA Corp. announced a $114 million expansion at its Auburn plant that will create 50 jobs.

Fairhope City Council Alabama News
Fairhope considers municipal gas tax to fund resurfacing projects

The tax would be anywhere from one to four cents per gallon.

Baldwin County EMA Interim Director Tom Tyler. Alabama News
Baldwin County appoints Tom Tyler as EMA director 2 months after former director resigns

The Baldwin County Commission appointed a new Emergency Management Agency director Tuesday.

Carlee Russell Mug Alabama News
Carlee Russell set to appear in court for first time since kidnapping hoax

The woman accused of faking her own abduction will soon face a judge. Carlee Russell is scheduled to appear in Hoover Municipal Court on October 11, according to reports.

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