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Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon Alabama News
'Hell no': Orange Beach Mayor Kennon scorches pro-gambling lawmakers, warns constitutional amendment would open door to casinos in Baldwin County

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon is among the skeptics who said the measures taken by pro-gambling lawmakers to keep casino gambling out of Baldwin County were not sufficient.

Jubilee Alabama News
Coastal Alabama lawmakers want fishing laws to change during jubilees after man arrested by game warden

According to long-time residents, an Eastern Shore tradition dating back to the Civil War is no longer what it used to be because of the overzealous enforcement of Alabama law.

May Day shooting Alabama News
May Day shooting suspects ambushed victims over fight days before, prosecutors say

In a court filing, District Judge William Scully ruled Mack Arthur Adams III must stay in jail with no bond under Aniah’s Law.

Outdoors with Jay 3 Alabama News
Outdoors with Jay takes 'wild' show on the road at only 13 years old

A 13-year-old Baldwin County boy has "wild" ambitions that he is making a reality.

DAPHNE POLICE DEPARTMENT Alabama News
Daphne quadruple homicide suspect indicted in death of family members, friend

Jared Tarant Smith-Bracy, the man charged with capital murder in the February 22 murders of four people in Daphne, was indicted by a grand jury during its May session.

DEPRESSED SAD LONELY ISOLATED Alabama News
Suicides on the rise in Baldwin County; Law enforcement concerned over mental health crisis

A disturbing statistic on suicides is causing concern in Baldwin County.

development business news Fairhope K 1 Center edit Alabama News
Fairhope mayor announces plans for former K-1 Center; $5.2 million project to serve as startup incubator

Fairhope Mayor Sherry Sullivan announced the city's plans for the former K-1 School off South Church Street during a Tuesday evening meeting of the Eastern Shore Republican Women.

Baldwin County Courthouse Alabama News
'He just lost it': Court docs reveal details on May Day event shooting; Suspect denied bond under Aniah's Law

The suspect charged with intentional murder in a shooting in Baldwin County that killed three people was denied bond Monday under Aniah’s Law.

Foley Beach Express Alabama News
Foley, Orange Beach, Baldwin County to terminate Beach Express contracts

The Baldwin County Commission, the city of Foley and the city of Orange Beach are scheduled to terminate contracts with the Baldwin County Bridge Company.

FAIRHOPE PUBLIC LIBRARY 1 Alabama News
Baldwin County Conservative Coalition: An open letter to Baldwin County residents regarding library books

We must protect all children. That means LGBTQ+ children, too. If a child is confused and struggling, they shouldn't be able to get their feelings validated by a library book without their caregiver knowing. 

Blackshear and Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott says changes to House gambling bill not enough to keep casinos from Alabama beaches

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) posted on social media Saturday concerns about the Alabama House gaming bill passed last week.

OWA 1 Alabama News
High stakes game: Lawmakers eyeballing loopholes that could bring casino to Baldwin County

There are two loopholes in a proposed gaming bill that open the possibility of a casino in Baldwin County, despite years of denial from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) to bring a casino to OWA Parks & Resort in Foley.

Jennifer Fidler Alabama News
State Rep. Fidler outlines priorities for 2024: Education, prisons, local bill to recoup lost concealed-carry permit funds

State Rep. Jennifer Fidler held a town hall meeting Tuesday evening in Magnolia Springs to give constituents a legislative update.

Barry Moore and Jerry Carl Alabama News
Congressional candidate forums planned for lower Baldwin County, Eastern Shore

District one congressional candidates have been invited to participate in two separate forums in February to give south and east Baldwin County citizens the chance to hear their platforms.

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Lawmakers host Baldwin County fraud summit to warn elderly of rampant scams

Three Baldwin County lawmakers came together Tuesday to warn citizens about scams targeting the elderly and veterans in the community.

baldwin county culinary Alabama News
Baldwin County’s high school culinary students show off for teachers, political officials

On Friday, the student chefs, servers and restaurant managers of tomorrow feted their school system leaders and government officials with a complete brunch at a morning meeting.

The Levys of Monticello Alabama News
Jewish Film Festival in South Alabama to be held January 16, 18, 21

One avenue to study Jewish heritage and recent history is the Jewish Film Festival in Mobile and Baldwin Counties.

U.S. Reps. Jim Jordan (left) and Barry Moore (right) Alabama News
Jim Jordan making two stops in Alabama for Barry Moore AL-1 campaign

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is heading to Baldwin County for a public rally at the end of January.

Fentanyl Arrests Alabama News
More than 2,000 fentanyl-laced pills taken off streets in South Baldwin County

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of two people in connection to a months-long drug investigation.

Jared Tarant Smith-Bracy Alabama News
Daphne man accused in quadruple pickax murders to undergo second mental evaluation

A Baldwin County man charged in the quadruple homicide of three family members and a family friend will undergo a second mental health evaluation before the case moves forward.

You Me Clothing Co Tanger Alabama News
Shop 'til you drop: Alabama shoppers cautious this Christmas due to inflation, budget uncertainty

The Alabama Retail Association projects holiday spending this year will reach $18.74 billion – an increase from last year’s $18 billion. Although growth is expected, it's only a small percentage of growth due to another interest rate hike and government budget uncertainty.

Santa's Workshop 2022 was so successful, Fostering Together had to rent a building to store toys for 2023. Photo: Fostering Together Gulf Coast Facebook page. Alabama News
Fostering Together Gulf Coast collecting toys for foster and adoptive families for Christmas

This Christmas, foster children in Alabama deserve to feel at home and celebrate with their foster families. That’s why one South Alabama non-profit is doing what it can to help make that happen.

Press Co exterior Alabama News
Press & Co. Daphne serving healthy options with a side of community

There’s a new, healthy eating and coffee option in Baldwin County and the warm, welcoming vibe is bringing people together for fellowship and productivity. Press & Co., in Daphne, opened in August and has since focused on community and nutrition.

Nathaniel Ledbetter Alabama News
Speaker Ledbetter honors vets, highlights legislative priorities during trip to Baldwin and Mobile Counties

Alabama House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) was in south Alabama Wednesday to honor veterans and give a legislative update.

Jace Waters Foundation Alabama News
Baldwin County nonprofit fighting to end opioid crisis celebrates six years

The Jace Waters Foundation for Transitional Living of Alabama celebrated six years of saving lives Monday night with its Better Beginnings Banquet.

Point Clear Meteor Alabama News
Watch: Meteor caught on camera over Mobile Bay

A Ring camera in Point Clear, Alabama caught a meteor at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday. The meteor is likely part of the Orionids meteor shower, which is caused by debris from Halley’s Comet.

Margaritaville Alabama News
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville coming to Gulf Shores

The city of Gulf Shores announced Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville will be part of a new development in the city. The restaurant will be in the Legendary Marina & Yacht Club.

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