5 hrs ago
As new worship center takes shape, Bay Community Church looks to open more campuses
DAPHNE, Alabama - Less than a week after Bay Community Church chose a site off I-10 in Baldwin County to build its first worship center, the Eastern Shore Centre announced it would locate a mile to the north.
9 hrs ago
Interstate 10 on-ramp from Battleship Parkway remains closed after explosion
An entrance ramp to Interstate 10 remained closed on Thursday morning, hours after guard railing was damaged by an exploding tanker truck .
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Orange Beach man convicted in death sentenced, released on appeal bond
An Orange Beach man who was found guilty in May of manslaughter in a 2012 shooting was sentenced Thursday to 14 years and four months in prison.
Home sales on the rise in Baldwin County
One of the hot spots for this is the Spanish Fort area. One development in what's known as the golden triangle area has the potential for thousands of homes.
Man charged in Wood family sex investigation pleads guilty
A man whose family is suspected of having sex with relatives pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy.
SC's Osteen group buys newspapers in coastal Ala.
The Sumter Item reports that OPC News LLC finalized the purchase of Gulf Coast Newspapers LLC on Tuesday.
In the School Zone: A year of learning without textbooks
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Is Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson playing hardball on pay raise? The mayor talks blight,...
Welcome to today's installment of the Sharp Eye on Mobile column, which is published three days a week .
Heiko Einfeld steps in to permanently lead the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce chose Heiko Einfeld to be its new executive director last week.
Going to the big Fort Morgan reenactment? Ride the bus or ferry
If you plan to go to the three-day Civil War reenactment at Fort Morgan this weekend, here's some advice: Don't drive there.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Why is school starting so early? Well, it's all about the holidays
MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile County's public schools open on Thursday, Aug. 7. That's eight days of summer left for the 59,000 students who attend the 89 schools in the district.
'Why can't regular school be this way?' Middle-schoolers learn hands-on science at summer...
There wasn't a lot of sitting still at the second Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics camp, and that was also a lesson for the 30-plus math and science teachers who took part, said camp director Andre Green, an associate professor in the University of South Alabama's College of Education.
Man accused in hit and run before Robertsdale parade indicted
A Baldwin County grand jury has indicted a man who is accused in a hit and run accident that happened before a Christmas parade in Robertsdale last year.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Another delay for I-10
MOBILE, Alabama - The public release date on a 2,000-page report on the proposed Interstate 10 bridge in Mobile is -- much like a Friday afternoon rush hour traffic jam on the nearby Bayway -- backed up.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
WPTV Local News
Alabama toddler mauled by pit bull
The attack has neighbors of the girl calling for stricter rules for pet owners in the town of Bay Minette.
Alabama goes all in on ignition controls for drunken drivers, but do they work?
Taking effect this month, a revised law provides for people convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol to install ignition interlock devices that prevent their vehicles from starting if they have a blood-alcohol content of .02 or more.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Tallest cross in western hemisphere to be built in Baldwin Co?
The tallest cross in the western hemisphere is set to be built in Baldwin County, and it has some people talking as plans move forward.
Orange Beach hosts Alabama Sheriffa s Conference
The biannual Alabama Sheriff's Conference kicked off Friday at the Perdido Beach Resort.
See a The Good Doctora in Fairhope
The Good Doctor is a musical comedy that opened on Broadway in 1973, and closed in 1974.
Address flood insurance and the environment with RESTORE Act funding
Many Alabamians may find it hard to believe that July 15th of this year marked four years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was capped in the Gulf of Mexico.