Rise to the Moment of Truth Saturday, April 13, 2024


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Gulf Shores ‘aggressively’ seeking prosecution for ‘callous actions’ following shooting; Suspected gunman in custody

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the March 27 shooting that left one person injured.

Bahama Bobs 22 Alabama News
Bahama Bob’s misses Spring Break crowd; Plans underway to open soon

It wasn’t meant to be for Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Café in Gulf Shores to reopen in time for Spring Break.

Gulf Shores Beach Photo Alabama News
Beachgoers more aware of surroundings following Gulf Shores Spring Break shooting

While Gulf Shores is known for being a “family-friendly” beach destination for Spring Break, two Spring Break shootings, two years in a row, have some people noticing things aren’t how they used to be.

Gulf Shores Video Alabama News
UPDATE: Shooter in custody, one injured in Gulf Shores; Video shows people running for cover

Heavy police presence was seen Wednesday night near The Hangout in Gulf Shores, as people ran for safety after an unknown incident.

Patches Tattoo Alabama News
Trial pushed back for Gulf Shores tattoo artist accused of trying to rape woman in parking lot

The trial for a Gulf Shores tattoo artist accused of trying to rape a woman in the parking lot of Mud Bugs Pub & Club on August 28, 2022, has been rescheduled.

Young farmers Alabama News
Young farming families come together in Gulf Shores; $80,000 in prizes up for grabs for summer contest

The Alfa Young Farmers conference in Gulf Shores was a success this weekend. Hundreds of farmers came together for the Young Farmers conference and were able to take advantage of educational sessions.

Businesses on the west side of Highway 59 were given gaps between barriers Alabama News
ALDOT project barriers harming Gulf Shores businesses; Barriers stop short to allow access to state-run ABC liquor store

Some businesses along a section of Highway 59 in Gulf Shores are asking the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to take notice and make changes before they are forced out of business due to a long-term project that got underway in July of 2023. They say since then, sales are down and anxiety is high.

Bahama Bobs Alabama News
Bahama Bob’s repairs underway; Owners hope to reopen before Spring Break

The owners of Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Café in Gulf Shores are hoping to reopen in March after a fire caused extensive damage to the building last summer.

Michael Santos Alabama News
Gulf Shores attorney sentenced for smuggling drug-soaked paper into jail

Michael Leonides Santos, 36, was sentenced to four months in prison for smuggling spice into the Monroe County Detention Center.

Gulf State Pier Alabama News
Gulf State Pier closing until at least next summer for Hurricane Sally damage repair

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced that the Gulf State Pier will close on November 17 and remain closed for months while crews repair Hurricane Sally damage.

Lulus Alabama News
Jimmy Buffett fans feeling the 'Bama Breeze' for annual 'Meeting of the Minds'

Parrotheads united this week in Gulf Shores for the 2023 Meeting of the Minds. Events from the Flora-Bama to Lucy Buffett’s Lulu’s had Parrotheads flocking to the coast to enjoy and remember the legendary songwriter and entertainer.

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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National Parrot Head group moves annual Buffett event to Gulf Shores

A rite of passage is the changing of location for the annual “Meeting of the Minds,” the national gathering of members of Parrot Head clubs. For 28 years, it has met in New Orleans and then Key West. Not anymore. It will now meet on Alabama’s Gulf Coast in Gulf Shores.

Tyrus Alabama News
He's back! Tyrus tickets selling out for Gulf Shores show

Tyrus is coming back to south Alabama this fall and the show is already selling out. The retired wrestler, best-selling author and Fox News Channel Contributor will be in Gulf Shores on October 7.

Trial date set for Gulf Shores tattoo artist charged with attempted rape

The Gulf Shores tattoo artist accused of trying to rape a woman in the parking lot of Mud Bugs Pub & Club in August of 2022 has been scheduled for trial.

Beach Express BCBC Baldwin County Bridge Company Alabama News
How much has Orange Beach made off the toll bridge?

The City of Orange Beach gets 30 cents per car that travels across the Intercoastal Waterway via the Beach Express toll bridge. The fact that the city gets money from the toll has been a talking point for those supporting a new taxpayer-paid bridge nearby.

Scott Bridge Company Alabama News
Construction still stalled on Baldwin Beach bridge project despite Alabama Supreme Court ruling — 'We are waiting for a legal technicality to be taken care of'

The bridge company contracted by the Alabama Department of Transportation to build a new bridge over the Intercoastal Waterway is still not at work, days after the Supreme Court of Alabama gave the green light for the work to continue.

Patches Tattoo Alabama News
Gulf Shores tattoo artist charged with attempted rape, sex abuse, asks for trial delay so he can pay attorneys

Daniel Anthony Crain, 46, is asking for more time to prepare for trial after being indicted on two counts of attempted rape first-degree and sexual abuse first-degree in connection to an incident last year.

Bahama Bobs Alabama News
Bahama Bob's restaurant in Gulf Shores damaged by fire — 'Thank God everyone got out'

Bahama Bob's in Gulf Shores was damaged in a fire Sunday. The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is unknown.

Rip currents, sharks and bears, oh my! Gulf Shores Independence Day safety

Each year, more and more people flock to Gulf Shores for the week of Independence Day. More people means more fun but also more incidents.

Gulf Shores Alabama News
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office responds to multiple distress calls in the Gulf of Mexico, several drownings

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is spreading the word about dangerous rip currents and water safety after several incidents in the Gulf of Mexico this week.

Gulf Shores Alabama News
Gulf Shores mayor cancels press conference on bridge construction; Being cautious during legal battle

1819 News called and emailed Craft, asking several questions about his position on the decision and about what will happen next. However, he is unable to answer those questions after he said he was advised to wait until a decision is made by the Supreme Court.

Hurricane Alabama News
Local officials prepare for hurricane season while NOAA pilots prepare to fly into storms this summer

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and officials on Alabama’s Gulf Coast are preparing for hurricane season.

ALDOT plans to continue fight for new Baldwin County bridge after judge calls it a 'scheme' wasting millions in public funds

The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to continue the fight for a new, free bridge in Baldwin County after the construction of the bridge was halted Wednesday when Judge Jimmy Pool ordered a preliminary injunction.

Coastal Cowgirl 2 Alabama News
Hell on Wheels: Country-themed AirBnB near the beach celebrating real women

Whose bed have your boots been under? One South Alabama woman hopes the Coastal Cowgirl Music City AirBnB will be what you choose.

Hangout Music Festival Alabama News
City of Gulf Shores closing some beaches, roadways and parking lots for Hangout Music Festival

The city of Gulf Shores announced several traffic modifications that will be in place between May 8 and May 25 for the 2023 Hangout Music Festival.

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.

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