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DIPD: Man, 75, dies in accidental drowning
According to authorities with the Dauphin Island Police Department, at Approximately 10 a.m., the 75-year-old left his condo to set out a crab trap in the water near the Sand Castle Condos. Authorities said, at approximately 10:50 a.m. His wife became worried and went searching for the victim near the water.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Hurricane Frederic: 35 Year Anniversary
Thirty-five years ago today the most powerful hurricane to strike Mobile roared ashore. Frederic was a direct hit for Mobile Bay and left lasting memories.
Targeting bigger trout with live croakers
On his recent trip out of Dauphin Island with Captain Steve Lindsey, Chief Meteorologist Jason Smith and Lindesy targeted bigger trout with live croakers. They drifted the frisky baitfish behind the boat, allowing them to float out naturally with the tide.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Living without proved helpful for Dauphin Island couple after Hurricane Frederic
MOBILE, Ala. -- Often times, what you know can make life after a hurricane a little bit easier.
Alligators could provide window into Mobile-Tensaw Delta's overall health
Dr. Alison Robertson, a marine toxicologist with the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, is counting on the American alligator to tell her the tale of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta's health. Since alligators such as the World Record animal killed by Mandy Stokes and her crew this year on the Alabama River are large predators at the top of an extensive food chain and they're long-lived, they make perfect bio-indicators or collectors of the natural and manmade elements occurring in the ecosystems where they live.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Hurricane Frederic takes Dauphin Island and Clinton Collier back to the days of old
During Frederic, the hull of the boat was tucked beneath Collier's shed. And before leaving the house, Collier's daughter put their dog on the deck of the boat.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Beachgoers relax on Dauphin Island for Labor Day weekend
On the West End of the Island, folks gathered not only for a beach day, but also for a little jazz.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Woman pleads guilty, gets time served, in death of Marine vet
Susan Dickerson, 37, of Mobile, pleaded guilty to the vehicular homicide of 60-year-old William "Bill" Bramlett, on Thursday, August 28. This, after her car crossed the center line and crashed into his motorcycle on the Dauphin Island Bridge in July of 2013.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Designer Billy Reid launches new line of T-shirts for Alabama Gulf Seafood
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. - Acclaimed Alabama-based designer Billy Reid has announced that he is launching a special series of new T-shirts that benefit Alabama Gulf Seafood.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
SeaGrass performer Amanda Shires: Darkness part of the balance of songwriting
Amanda Shires, a Texas fiddler who has made her way in Nashville as a singer-songwriter, plays Saturday on Dauphin Island.
Dauphin Island to follow SeaGrass concert with free sunset jazz show Sunday
Trombonist Chad Fisher says his Chad Fisher Group takes an eclectic and sometimes rootsy approach to jazz.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Dauphin Island Sea Lab to get new research center for study of marine strandings in the...
A new research center will be built on the campus of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab to support the study dolphin, whale and manatee strandings in the Gulf of Mexico.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
This very cherry cocktail is a sweet escape on a sweltering summer day
MOBILE, Alabama -- Today's Sweet Tea Cocktail Week selection, a cool and clever take on the Long Island Iced Tea, is the most straight-forwardly sweet of the series.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New lab being built at Dauphin Island
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab has started work on a new research center for the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
American Midstream edges higher after pricing pared-down offering
American Midstream Partners turns higher after pricing a scaled-down private placement of 4.6M equity units at $26.09 each, a 12% discount to Monday's closing price for the stock.