8 hrs ago
Sonic Drive-In to open near TimberCreek in Daphne
DAPHNE, Alabama -- Sonic Drive-In is poised to open its fifth location in Baldwin County following a site plan approval by the Daphne Planning Commission.
11 hrs ago
Find out how much a 123-acre Baldwin County farm fetched at auction
Three of five properties included in The National Auction Group Inc.'s recent three-day Baldwin County event found buyers, including the 123-acre Melvin Plash Lane farm in Gulf Shores.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Will Labor Day weekend mean traffic galore for Baldwin Beach Express?
Baldwin County Engineer Cal Markert isn't sure the Labor Day holiday weekend will mean lots of traffic for the Baldwin Beach Express.
Another record summer season? Labor Day weekend bookings strong along Alabama Gulf Coast
GULF SHORES, Alabama -- While it's too early to call the 2014 tourism season another record-breaker, all revenue arrows are pointing that way as Labor Day weekend brings the summer to a close.
Four counties since 1900 have sent the most governors to Montgomery:...
Baldwin County, a growing southern county chock full of Republicans, has never sent a governor to Montgomery.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
No ruling on if District Attorney Hallie Dixon should be barred from prosecuting personal gain case
A judge said Wednesday that he does not believe he has authority to bar Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon from prosecuting a case.
Baldwin County school board appoints 2 assistant superintendents
The Baldwin County school board has approved changes in the school system's organization that represent a return to the way the staff was structured before former Superintendent Alan Lee took the helm in 2010.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Motion: Defense can't justify calling District Attorney Hallie Dixon to testify
Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon should not have to testify at a hearing this week because the defense can't justify its "extraordinary demand to call the county's chief prosecutor as a defense witness," according to a motion.
Distinguished Young Women of Baldwin County Saturday
The Distinguished Young Women of Baldwin County program is Saturday, August 30th at the Faulkner State Community College Performing Arts Center.
Tara needs a loving home
She's a little shy at first but she's quickly gaining confidence and learning to trust people.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Alabama hunters land 20 alligators ranging from 559 to 15 pounds as season winds down
The ninth Alabama alligator season is winding down, with just one more night left for hunters to check their alligators at the south zone weigh station at the Five Rivers Delta Center in Spanish Fort.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Three more charged in Devils Diciples homicide case
Three more people have been indicted in a 2012 Baldwin County homicide, bringing the number of people charged in the case to eight.
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Sign up now for the Civil War Round Table Fall Tour
The tour will begin at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the parking lot of the Jackson County Justice Center, located at 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Torture, sex assault charges dropped against Fairhope man
Charges have been dropped against a Fairhope man who was arrested in 2012 and accused sexually assaulting and torturing a man he was holding captive.
Spanish Fort police: Man threatened suicide by cop, shot at officers, tried to burn...
A judge ruled Thursday that a grand jury should hear the case against a Spanish Fort man accused of shooting at officers and trying to set fire to an apartment during a roughly eight-hour standoff last month.
Baldwin County's back in session and Chickasaw's ready for football in the School Zone
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.
Saraland school district seeks public's ideas for 5-year strategic plan
As the Saraland City Schools district begins its sixth year as an independent school system, officials are seeking the public's input to create a five-year strategic plan.
In which metropolitan area in Alabama, Mississippi does $100 buy the most?
The nonpartisan Tax Foundation published a map on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, showing the regional differences within states of the relative value of $100.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Foley looking to save Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, one of state's top events
FOLEY, Alabama -- Two weeks after the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce made the tough decision to cancel the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival , the city announced it was stepping up to try to save the 10-year-old event.