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21 hrs ago | WALA

Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game

The City of Orange Beach has become a hot topic of conversation as residents and people around Baldwin County wait to see if they will in fact break off and become their own school system.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Southern Napa to play host to second annual 99 Bottles of Beer on the Lawn May 9-10

DAPHNE, Alabama - Tickets are on sale now for the second annual 99 Bottles of Beer on the Lawn craft beer event that will be held May 9-10, on the expansive lawn at Southern Napa wine store in Daphne.

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Related Topix: Daphne, AL

WALA

Victim identified in fatal crash in Foley

The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a fatal crash in Foley Wednesday afternoon as 42 year old Ronald Jud Ealey of Foley.

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Related Topix: Foley, AL

Alabama Live

Challengers: Don't cut mental health funding in Baldwin County

Baldwin County commissioners agree that making sure the county has enough probation officers is a worthy cause that needs to be funded.

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Alabama Live

View the scene at the Meet the Artist reception for Nall at Aldridge Gardens

Artists and art patrons, along with old friends, came to a "meet the artist" reception at Aldridge Gardens in honor of Nall.

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Related Topix: Fairhope, AL, Homewood, AL

Alabama Live

What to expect as Easter approaches: a prayer labyrinth, living Stations of the Cross and sunrise services

If you're driving downtown at mid-morning on Good Friday, you're likely to see a Living Stations of the Cross procession heading from Spanish Plaza to Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Mobile County, AL, Gulf Shores, AL

Alabama Live

Disability insurance: What would the Baldwin County commissioners' opponents do?

Baldwin County's four commissioners had to make a tough decision Tuesday as they stared in faces of several Baldwin County deputies.

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Alabama Live

In the School Zone: Could a new Beach Express high school be a game-changer?

Welcome to the School Zone column, which is published every Thursday. My goal is to provide a snapshot of what's happening in the schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Sarah Palin plans speech on Alabama coast

Palin will speak at an event organized by the Baldwin County Republican Party on April 25 at the Wharf in Orange Beach.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Orange Beach, AL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Baldwin County deputies plea for disability insurance turned down

Baldwin County Deputy Sgt. Benjamin Burke doesn't believe his duty as a law enforcement officer ends when he takes off his badge and gun.

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Alabama Live

Gulf Shores announces plan to build combination high school, community college

City officials have a plan in the works to create a combination high school and community college campus on city-owned property at the corner of County Road 8 and the Foley Beach Express.

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Related Topix: Gulf Shores, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Family, Kids, University of Alabama, Auburn University

Alabama Live

Tuesday's weather: Flood warning in effect for parts of Baldwin, Mobile counties; temps to...

MOBILE, Alabama -- The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for areas of Baldwin County as rain totals from a passing cold front mount.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Mobile, AL, Silverhill, AL

Alabama Live

Mobile-area drivers urged to stay off the road, officials to monitor road conditions...

MOBILE, Alabama - As a line of thunderstorms continue to move through the area, driving conditions have deteriorated and people are asked to stay off the road.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Weather, Fairhope, AL, Daphne, AL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Baldwin commissioners disagree on disability insurance

Baldwin County Commissioners Skip Gruber and Tucker Dorsey want to offer county employees, including deputies, new long-term and short-term disability insurance options.

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Related Topix: Bay Minette, AL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WALA

Baldwin, Mobile county students hit the beaches amid red flag warnings

With Mobile and Baldwin counties both on spring break along with Louisiana State University, beaches were especially crowed this weekend.

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Related Topix: Louisiana State University, Loxley, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Family, Kids

Alabama Live

Spring breakers and beachgoers enjoy a sunny Sunday

Here's a collection of photos of spring breakers, vacationers and locals enjoying the beach and attractions Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WALA

Photo courtesy of Janet DeLaOliva-Ripp

The Coastal Wildlife Rescue Center is hosting an Earth Day celebration at the Graham Creek Nature Preserve in Foley today.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Loxley, AL

Alabama Live

Bond reduced for Robertsdale Christmas parade crash suspect

Bond for a Summerdale man charged in a hit and run accident that happened before a Christmas parade started has been reduced from $100,000 to $50,000.

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Related Topix: Summerdale, AL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WALA

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Friday, April 11, some folks in Fairhope had a chance to rescue a furry friend, while enjoying some specialty craft beer.

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Alabama Live

Daphne police nab two burglary suspects; third sought, considered armed and dangerous

Cornelius Lee "A AoeNick"A A Watson, 32, of Daphne is being sought by Baldwin County law enforcement agencies and is considered armed and dangerous.

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Related Topix: Daphne, AL

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