Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Baldwin County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 min ago | Alabama Live

Spanish Fort paving way for medium-rise office buildings as demand rises on Eastern Shore

The 230-acre Spanish Fort Town Center, anchored by Bass Pro Shops is shown from U.S. 98, just north of Interstate 10, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL, Mobile, AL, Daphne, AL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WALA

BCSO responds to small plane crash

According to authorities, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office has responded to a small plane air crash in the Lillian community.

Comment?

Related Topix: Air Accidents

WALA

Get professional photos of your pets

Most of us have a bunch of cute pictures of our pets, but sometimes it's not easy to get really great pictures.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fairhope, AL, Daphne, AL

WALA

Fugitive Files Brutal Attack

Orange Beach Police and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office say he's been on the run for 5 years, accused of a brutal sex crime.

Comment?

Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, Loxley, AL

Alabama Live

'If you have a policy and don't enforce it, what's the point?' Baldwin school board...

On July 24, the Baldwin County school board is expected to vote on a policy to ease uniform restrictions for high school students.

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc., Spanish Fort, AL, Silverhill, AL, Loxley, AL, Robertsdale, AL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Commission: Baldwin County won't vacate public access to waterways

The Baldwin County Commission will vote on a policy next month that says requests to vacate public access to waterways will be denied.

Comment?

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WALA

Mobile County Constable charged with murder gets $250,000 bond

Murder suspect Larry Sheffield appeared before Baldwin County District Judge Scott Taylor Monday, July 21. The 68-year-old Sheffield, a Mobile County Constable, is accused of shooting 53-year-old Jeffrey McMillian of Spanish Fort during an argument at a bar shortly after midnight Sunday morning.

Comment?

Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL

WALA

Teena s drowning a first for Gulf Shores this year

The Gulf Shores Police Department as well as lifeguards patrolled the beaches Sunday night looking for a body.

Comment?

Related Topix: Gulf Shores, AL, Orange Beach, AL

Alabama Live

Dog fight causes stir in Fairhope neighborhood over weekend

FAIRHOPE, Alabama -- A woman dog-sitting a pit bull got more than she bargained for Sunday when it began fighting with her Doberman Pinscher, resulting in the sitter getting bit, police tasing the dogs and a neighborhood scare.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fairhope, AL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

How Greg Albritton won runoff despite losing big in Alabama Senate district's most populous county

"I believe I was ZIP code-challenged there," Albritton said. "But I do have some work to do there."

Comment?

Related Topix: Alabama, Conecuh County, AL, Bay Minette, AL, Mobile County, AL, Brewton, AL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WALA

Fort Morgan Pier to shut down soon

At Thursday morning's Baldwin County Commission meeting, State Historic Sites Director Dr. Stephen McNair presented the plan to use about $1.7 million in county money and about $200,000 in BP money to restore and refurbish Fort Morgan ahead of the 150th anniversary celebration.

Comment?

Alabama Live

No-show James placed his interest above the people's: opinion

Budget meetings, a critical part of county management, are set to begin Friday in Baldwin County.

Comment?

Related Topix: Opinion

Alabama Live

Smartphones in the classroom; new principals; and a school board shakeup, all in the...

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Mobile County, AL, Mobile, AL, Family, Kids, Orange Beach, AL

Alabama Live

Pizzas served with pizazz, love at new Uncle Maddio's in Daphne

DAPHNE, Alabama - Lisa and Don Taylor discovered Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint when they were visiting her sister in Atlanta.

Comment?

Related Topix: Daphne, AL, Life, Food, Pizza, Mobile County, AL, Mobile, AL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Opponents of Orange Beach school breakaway begin to speak out as council sets referendum

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- A handful of residents made it clear to Mayor Tony Kennon and council members this week that there is opposition to the city's push to start a city-run school system.

Comment?

Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, Bay Minette, AL, Fairhope, AL, Spanish Fort, AL

Alabama Live

Tony Myrick upsets incumbent Elmer McDaniel in Baldwin County school board runoff

The majority of voters in central Baldwin County decided it was time for a change during Tuesday's Republican primary runoff , selecting District 3 school board candidate Tony Myrick over two-term incumbent Elmer McDaniel, according to unofficial results.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robertsdale, AL, Fairhope, AL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WALA

Candidates say turnout light for Baldwin runoff

Baldwin County voters will decide Tuesday, July 15, 2014 who will represent them in the County Commission District 2 seat.

Comment?

Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL

Alabama Live

Palmer wins District 6 runoff, Beeker defeats incumbent for PSC Place 2

Polls for today's runoff election close at 7 p.m. and we will be here with live updates throughout the evening.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Alabama, Montgomery, AL, Fort Payne, AL

Alabama Live

Vote in today's runoff elections: Sample ballots, poll times and more for the Mobile area

Republican runoff 2014: Greg Albritton and Harry D'Olive meet each other in a runoff for Senate District 22; Baldwin County Commissioner Bob James faces challenger Chris Elliott ; Elmer McDaniel tries to hold off challenger Tony Myrick in a Baldwin County school board runoff .

Comment?

Related Topix: Escambia County, AL, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Alabama Live

When does a worthwhile industry recruiting trip become a junket?

When Does A Recruiting Trip Become A Junket? Find Out With Two Old Geezers Chuck Dean and John Archibald in this edition of Sixty Seconds over Alabama.

Comment?

Related Topix: Alabama, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A318, Mobile, AL, Mobile County, AL, Opinion

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••