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Barin Field Alabama News
City of Foley seeks local WWII memorabilia for museum exhibit

The city of Foley is asking south Baldwin County residents to enter World War II memorabilia and information into a new exhibit honoring the community’s contributions to the war effort.

Attorney General Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall: 'I never thought I would be having to litigate who's a boy and who is a girl'

Marshall spoke about the opioid crisis, illegal immigration, transgender issues that are impacting minors and efforts his office is making to support Donald Trump during his politically-motivated legal battles.

GRAHAM CREEK NATURE PRESERVE Alabama News
Alabama’s largest municipal nature preserve expanding using millions in federal grant money

The City of Foley announced the Graham Creek Nature Preserve will receive a $5 million federal grant for expansion.

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Foley to begin work on new $20 million library

The City of Foley is clearing land for the new public library, which is expected to be completed in 2025. However, the city stated it plans to keep as many trees as possible on properties impacted.

Abney Alabama News
Foley attempted rape suspect prison records show history of forcible sex assault, weapons behind bars

Prison records show a registered sex offender who is accused of attempted rape in Foley had a violent past, even while behind bars for nearly 20 years.

Abney Brothers Alabama News
Foley attempted rape suspect, brother part of early release program back behind bars

Foley city officials say the early release program to relieve overcrowded prisons in Alabama could have cost one young lady her life after a horrifying incident in a city park last week.

Barin Field in Foley Alabama News
U.S. Navy pilot training site could get help from City of Foley

The City of Foley has sent a letter of intent to the U.S. Navy’s Whiting Field in Pensacola to expand an agreement concerning Barin Field.

OWA 1 Alabama News
Poarch Creeks continue to invest millions in OWA after Paula Deen franchise closure; Casino rumors persist

From its 2017 opening to its planned resort hotel completion, the OWA project in Foley is expected to become a total investment of $414 million by the Poarch Band Creek of Indians (PCI).

Bee Gees Now Alabama News
‘Bee Gees Now’: Tribute to iconic singers in Foley on January 12-13

A tribute band, "Bee Gees Now," will recreate the unusual sounds of each era of the Bees Gees.

Foley 6 Alabama News
PHOTO TOUR: Foley dubbed 'Town in Hallmark Christmas Movie'

The city of Foley is getting national attention after an animal-lovers website ranked it on the list of “9 Small Towns that Belong in a Hallmark Christmas Movie.”

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.

K9 COMPETITION Alabama News
National police K9 competition hosted in Foley showcases 'best of the best'

The United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Field Trials was held in Foley the last week in September.

Magnolia Inn in downtown Foley, Alabama. Owned by John Snook, who also lived there. At one end of semi-secret Snook tunnel to his Gulf Telephone Company. Alabama News
­­Early 'militia' in Baldwin County included women’s 'Nylon Army'

There was an early militia – 1950s through 1970s – in Foley in southern Baldwin County.  And it defied the mainstream depiction of a militia.

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.

LINDA DOYLE Alabama News
Conviction affirmed in case of Foley woman who stabbed her own private parts to claim self defense in murder of husband

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office announced the murder conviction of a Foley woman will be upheld after the case was appealed.

BALDWIN MEDICAL CENTER Alabama News
Hospital in Foley expanding as city considers medical overlay district

The South Baldwin Regional Medical Center is expanding, and as the unofficial medical district in the city grows, officials are planning ahead.

Baldwin County Bridge Alabama News
ALDOT director Cooper says bridge company plans 'useless as a screen door on a submarine'

The judge in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company, LLC v. John R. Cooper, in his official capacity as director of the Alabama Department of Transportation extended a deadline for both parties to submit proposed orders.

Foley City Council Alabama News
Foley approves annexation proposal to be sent to Alabama Legislature; Vote could be sometime this summer

The city of Foley hopes the Alabama Legislature will be able to approve an act to allow for a vote for annexation. The city council approved a resolution Monday proposing the annexation of part of the Mills community.

HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL Alabama News
Over 50,000 visitors expected for Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in May

The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce and OWA Parks & Resort are teaming up to put on the 19th annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival from May 4 through May 6. Over 50,000 are expected to attend the three-day event.

State Sen. Chris Elliott. Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott pushes to do away with 'sketchy' boards in Alabama, take serious look at grocery tax reform

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) spoke Monday at the March 2023 South Baldwin Chamber Leadership Series luncheon.

Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey admin on Baldwin County beach bridge record suppression: Balance in public information necessary for ‘efficiently run government’

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s office responded to a media request Tuesday concerning the legal battle between a toll bridge company and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT).

K9 dog Alabama News
City of Foley selected to host police K9 competition; National Champion to be selected

A national police dog competition is coming to south Alabama in September and officers and their K9s around the U.S. are preparing for the big event.

Farm fresh eggs for sale Alabama News
'Our food chain is broken': Foley farmer believes drastic increase in egg prices is a hoax, and she's not alone

Egg prices continue to soar after a record price jump in 2022. Industry leaders have blamed avian influenza and feed prices as reasons to drastically increase prices.

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After 14 years of planning, Alabama National Guard opens new Foley multi-use facility

The Alabama National Guard broke ground Monday on a new, multi-use facility in Foley.

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Soda fountain shop in Foley offering 10-cent coffee and that 'Olde Tyme' feeling

The moment you walk through the doors of Stacey’s Olde Tyme Soda Fountain in Foley, you are transported to a simpler time. The days when a cup of coffee was 10 cents and you could sit and talk about life and politics with your neighbor. There was always a familiar face and a soda jerk with a smile.