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Inmate in Baldwin County Corrections Center apparently hang himself

There are 24 comments on the WHNT-TV Huntsville story from May 20, 2009, titled Inmate in Baldwin County Corrections Center apparently hang himself. In it, WHNT-TV Huntsville reports that:

Officials say an inmate at the Baldwin County Corrections Center in Bay Minette has apparently hanged himself.

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Lakeport, CA

#1 May 25, 2009
ya dem crackas make ya do **** like dat
A Matter of Concern

Foley, AL

#2 May 25, 2009
That is how Baldwin County saves money on court trials.

Auburn, AL

#3 May 25, 2009
yes this happened to be my sons father i feel like if they had been watching him like they was supposed to like would have never happened....that was the worse day of my sons life......

United States

#4 Jun 27, 2009
I'm so sorry that this man felt there were no other options, may god be with everyone who is in there including my brother.... I hope no harm is done to anyone! There are other options, you must have hope. God bless
Saloth Sar

Mobile, AL

#5 Jun 29, 2009
He must have heard that Whetstone was going to procecute his case...
negative feelings

Blue Diamond, NV

#6 Aug 19, 2009
We were considering Foley as a retirement home. Reading these posts has convinced me not to move there.
Give me a break

Foley, AL

#7 Aug 19, 2009
Is that a threat or a promise?
guitar picker

Foley, AL

#8 Aug 19, 2009
negative feelings wrote:
We were considering Foley as a retirement home. Reading these posts has convinced me not to move there.
No offense, but we need active families with kids that are willing to stand up to the "status quo" around here and make Foley the "forward city" that it advertises itself as. Once you get off the main drag in Foley, the ole gray mare just ain't what she used to be. Look at Oxford, MS., it is listed as one of the TOP retirement small towns in America, and also has a University there. When I was in school there, the student population was about 9K, and today it's about 13K, which is not a lot for 20+ years. It is very hospitable, food is great, and there are lots of arts there. Sorry about the Foley thing; I moved here from TN. to get my kids into a smaller town, now can't sell house to get out. Fighting tooth and toenail with what's going on around here - never been one to roll over and play dead. Good luck on your move.
Saloth Sar

Mobile, AL

#9 Aug 20, 2009
Foley, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach only draw the cheap a$$ yankees that don't tip and think that we should do things like they do "back home". People from Michigan suck, or at least that has been my experience.
Give me a break

Foley, AL

#10 Aug 20, 2009
Yea, but they pay a lot for their campground trailer sites and their condos. Who says ordering a glass of water with lemon and then stiring a packet of 'Sweet N Low' in it to make lemonaide is being cheap? If they follow it up with a cup of hot water that they pour ketchup into in order to make tomato soup and then leave without leaving a tip, then that is being cheap and a good indication that they are from Michigan. Don't believe me? Just ask any waitor/waitress in town.
north of foley

Foley, AL

#11 Sep 25, 2009
r the yankees really like that? Our area has chged since katrina...i think we were ...we have to deal...opportunities r here for the realator and the druggies... the hanging ...very sad...

United States

#12 Sep 25, 2009
This is really sad, what was he in jail for?
salt life

Birmingham, AL

#13 Sep 29, 2009
I have just moved here in June of this year to Foley from North Alabama. The crime rate here is lower and I like it here. There are unfortunate events that happen everywhere. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind- you don't have to agree with everyone but you CAN agree to disagree and say hello how are you and smile. I have found most of the people here are friendly but it never hurts to try to be nice no matter what.
way south of foley

Mobile, AL

#14 Sep 30, 2009
thanks for your lifeless liberal soft soap commentary there salt life. your screen name says enough, you are some sort of hippy wanna be aren't you
guitar picker

Foley, AL

#15 Sep 30, 2009
There are more than enough crabby people to go around down here. Southern Hospitality is a thing of the past, or at least it's not practiced in abundance. If you moved down here to retire, I hate to say it, but we need tax paying families here in order for anything substantial to change around here. Otherwise, it's all about retired people, no kids, no school, and only jobs that wait on or take care of retired people. The rest of us, included those originally from here are just plain SOL. "The Forward City" motto reflects a retroactive period in time, not the needs of today's modern society.
way south of foley

Mobile, AL

#16 Oct 2, 2009
We may not have to worry about the retired population for very much longer. If our wonderful leader "The Kenyan" has his way they will be exterminated.
If not "The Forward City" then what do you suggest?
I think the north end of the county could use meth capital of south alabama.
Michigan Dixie Bell

Kalamazoo, MI

#17 Oct 25, 2009
Saloth Sar wrote:
Foley, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach only draw the cheap a$$ yankees that don't tip and think that we should do things like they do "back home". People from Michigan suck, or at least that has been my experience.
Sorry your experience with people from Michigan has sucked. They aren't all like that, just like all of us from Alabama aren't all dumb, slow talking southerners. I was born and raised in Montgomery. I've lived in Michigan 34 years and there are some wonderful, generous people in West Michigan. We come down to Orange Beach regularly, eat out for lunch and supper every day, and I have been tipping 20% for about 4 years now to stay above the normal rate. We shop in Foley, Pensacola, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Give people a break and don't generalize about a certain group.

United States

#18 Oct 30, 2009
Is the baldwin sheriff still in the dope business, maybe this guy was a rat. how bout those planes landin beside the sheriffs huntin club. cops guard the gate
Saloth Sar

Mobile, AL

#19 Nov 5, 2009
Dixie Bell you are the way you are because you were raised here in the south. Your tipping and generosity is from your raising. Even your gentile description of your experiences up north come from the same place. I wouldn't generalize if there were only a couple of instances, but I have had many, many bad experiences with humans from Michigan.

Spanish Fort, AL

#20 Nov 9, 2009
Met a gentleman from Michigan Saturday night at a rodeo in Bay Minette, very friendly man totally complimentary of our area. We spent several minutes talking about Alabama and Michigan, they have their problems, we have ours. Instead of complaining why not do something about it? There are all kind of places where a person can contribute their time to improve their own City. I am from Baldwin County and if you serve me with an attitude I assure you there will be not 20% tip.

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