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Pitcher plant bog in bloom
The summer blooms are out in force in this pitcher plant bog owned by the Weeks Bay Foundation.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
2013 Paris Air Show: Airbus scores several multibillion dollar orders on day one
Baldwin County Commissioner Tucker Dorsey and Lee Lawson, president and chief executive officer of the Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, meet with an Airbus supplier during the first day of the 2013 Paris Air Show.
Robertsdale man accused of child porn possession wants bond reduced
A Robertsdale man who was arrested in February on possession of child pornography charges wants a judge to lower his $201,000 bond.
Four Hancock Bank branches in Alabama will close before the end of August
Hancock Bank announced last month that there would be layoffs in Alabama, as well as other states in the Gulf Coast region.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
End of BP cleaning crews leaves questions on Gulf
Finding tar balls linked to the BP oil spill isn't difficult on some Gulf Coast beaches, but the company and the government say it isn't common enough to keep sending out the crews that patrolled the sand for three years in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.
Mobile Press-Register 200th Anniversary: Newspaper brought Civil War news to Mobile
Guy Busby, a Mobile Press-Register reporter and columnist from 1987 to 2012, explores coverage by the Press-Register during with Civil War years.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Hundreds of Kids Participate in Free Football Camp
MOBILE, Ala. Kids from Mobile and Baldwin County got the chance to learn from the best football coaches for the best price--free! The first NCAA Football Youth Clinic was held at Municipal Park Saturday morning.
Scenes from the air at the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
Balloon pilots take to the sky over Baldwin County during the 9th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Baldwin County Commission to consider voting precinct changes
The commission will vote on whether a portion of precinct 30, which includes the Greater Fairhope and West Fish River areas, should be apart of precinct 43, which includes the Marlow Fish River area.
9th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning*.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Southern Airways Express taking inaugural Gulf Shores flight Friday
Southern Airways Express is set to transform travel along Alabama's Gulf Coast Friday when its first 9-seater Cessna lands at Jack Edwards National Airport just after 2 p.m. "Not only do we expect to bring vacationers to the Alabama beaches, but we also hope to provide local residents and business people in Baldwin and Mobile counties with a quick ... (more)
Good Samaritans try to save Mobile woman's life
He detailed how he, a friend others happened upon a burning car on Interstate 65 in Baldwin County and how they feverishly tried to save the driver's life.
Seaweed-lined beaches push Gulf Shores, Orange Beach to bury the issue
GULF SHORES, Alabama -- While sargassum is a common sight along the Alabama Gulf Coast, over the last few weeks Baldwin County's shoreline has been blanketed with what some are calling an unprecedented amount of the seaweed, prompting officials to act.
Mobile Press-Register 200th Anniversary: Medical school founder was visionary, racist
Dr. Josiah Nott, founder of the Medical College of Alabama, demonstrated insight beyond his time when it came to hypothesizing about the causes of yellow fever but racist beliefs common for his era.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Churches Helping Prepare for Hurricane Season
SPANISH FORT, Ala. The hurricane season is well underway and food banks are working to make sure they are well stocked in case a hurricane hits.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Tucker Dorsey bows out of race for Jo Bonner's seat
U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Mobile, announced his resignation May 23. Bonner, whose resignation is effective Aug. 15, plans to take a Dorsey, a Republican, said he does have plans to run for the seat at some point, but he does not think this is the right time for him.
Drowning deaths highlight need for lifeguards on Fort Morgan
Beaches in Gulf Shores were closed after several drowning deaths during hazardous beach conditions Monday.
Baldwin County crafts ordinance that prohibits wind farms
An effort by a Charlottesville, Va., company to put a wind farm in Baldwin County might be coming to a grinding halt.
Alleged call-in prescription scheme involving Baldwin County pharmacies results in two charged
Two Mobile residents were arrested in Daphne Monday night as a result of an investigation into their alleged involvement in a fraudulent call-in drug prescription scheme, according to a news release.
Arkansas man drowns near Gulf Shores
Officials say William H. Moore of Jonesboro died Monday when he tried swimming to a woman who was having trouble staying afloat near the Gulf State Pier.