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Traffic troubles in Mobile and Baldwin County for Friday and propane powered buses
AL.com is doing what it can to make your drive to and from school and work a smooth one.
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.
Hey, food regulator, leave them kids alone! opinion
The picture from Baldwin County last February is as American as apple pie. Two girls from the Robertsdale High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions were signing a poster that read "Valentines for Veterans" as part of their club's bake sale to benefit the veterans' home in Bay Minette.
Should the speed on the Baldwin Beach Express be increased?
Baldwin County Commissioner Frank Burt Jr. says it tough staying at 55 mph when driving on the Baldwin Beach Express.
No more talk: Baldwin County sheriff gets much-debated SWAT vehicle
Baldwin County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Matt Hunady no longer has to worry about going to SWAT calls in an unarmored vehicle.
Help with Social Security, free legal aid among benefits at 'resource fair' for Baldwin...
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne on Thursday will host a "resource fair" for area senior citizens need help with Social Security, veterans benefits or legal issues.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Mobile rakes in assault rifles from military surplus; Baldwin gains SWAT vehicle
The Mobile Police Department has two Hummer Humvees obtained through the Department of Defense Excess Property Program, more commonly known as DoD 1033.
Gulf Shores police arrest suspected armed robber, getaway car driver just minutes after...
Robby Lee Averitt, 33, left and Nicole Barker, 32, both of Gulf Shores, were arrested by Gulf Shores police following an armed robbery at Island Drug and Gifts on Ala.
Alabama Aviation Center eyeing expansion, coveted hangar space at Mobile Aeroplex
Steve Boykin, left, supervisor of agriculture and technical education for the Mobile County school system, is shown with Kyle Cook, director of Gulf Coast operations at the Alabama Aviation Center.
Alabama Democrats take aim at high-flying Gov. Robert Bentley: Today in state politics
Gov. Robert Bentley talks about the importance of the Baldwin Beach Express to Baldwin County and the state during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Find out which Daphne entrepreneur SCOREd big among 2014 small business owners nationwide
Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts in Daphne was one of 14 small businesses, nonprofits and advocates nationwide honored for excellence recently in Washington, D.C., during the 2014 Service Corps of Retired Executives Awards.
Request to put sewer line in Baldwin County neighborhood causes stink
The Baldwin County Commission is set to vote Tuesday on a controversial request by the Baldwin County Sewer Service to put a sewer line in the Plantation Estates subdivision near Daphne.
Loxley woman wants to host weddings at 15-acre home
Robin Gregorius thinks the 15 acres of land that her two-story home sits on would be the perfect backdrop for weddings.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Beefing up school security: New radio system, extra officers in Baldwin County
As classes begin Monday, the Baldwin County school system is implementing a $525,000 digital two-way radio system in schools and on buses to improve communication and safety.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
BCHD: Sewage spill reported in Daphne
DAPHNE, Ala. Baldwin County Health Department officials are notifying Daphne residents that a sewage spill has occurred in Tiawassee Creek.