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  1. Jamarcus Mahone: charges upgraded to capital murderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WALA

    ... hot at the car thinking it belonged to someone else. Mahone was transferred from the Mobile Metro Jail to the Baldwin County Adult Detention Center in Bay Minette because Hamilton has a relative that works at the Mobile County Metro Jail.

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  2. Car giveaway eases Christmas painRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALA

    Santa came a few days early for two Baldwin County families. Because of the generous donations of some and the hard work of the folks at Advanced Transmission, two families in need got cars as Christmas presents.

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  3. Holiday closings for Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    Baldwin County landfills: McBride landfill closed Dec. 25 and 26. Magnolia Landfill and Bay Minette Transfer Station closed Dec. 25. Bay Minette Public Works: Trash Pickup will resume following any holiday recognized by the City of Bay Minette. If your route is missed because of a holiday, it will not run again until the next scheduled pick-up.

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  4. Here are the Coastal Alabama traffic areas to avoid during your commute on Friday, Dec. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    Here is a look at the road projects underway in Mobile and Baldwin counties that drivers could run into during their commute. Royal Street: Between Dauphin and Conti streets, work on the Van Antwerp building continues to hamper traffic from time to time.

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  5. Sue Sanders named CEO of YMCA of South AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... healthy living and social responsibility." Sanders had been serving as vice president of operations for the Baldwin County branches as well as branch executive director for the Bounds Family YMCA in Daphne. In that position, Sanders was credited ...

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  6. Foley Police makes arrest in murder, arson caseRead the original story

    Thursday | WALA

    ... ruled a homicide after investigators found evidence inside the home that they say indicated foul play. The Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit which includes officers from the Foley, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Police Departments and the Baldwin ...

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  7. Foley man charged with capital murder in arson caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Brandon Michael Bledsoe, shown in a 2004 Baldwin County Corrections Center mug shot, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, and charged with capital murder in the death of 70-year-old Tommy Burdette whose charred body was found in his Foley home Sunday night. The 2004 arrest was for first-degree theft of property. 2 comments

  8. Earline Martin-Harris, former Prichard coucilwoman, arrested for perjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... October, "I never physically moved from my (Prichard) residence," she said. "Yes, I did purchase property in Baldwin County. I graduated from Fairhope High School. I have connections to Baldwin County ... I'm a Baldwin County girl. But I physically ... 1 comment

  9. FOX10 News Investigates: Impeachment proceedings against ConstableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WALA

    ... out on a $250,000 bond and has to wear a GPS tracking device. The murder charge has been turned over to a Baldwin County Grand Jury. Dasinger said, "He was there with his wife at the time and was defending himself and in the process of defending ...

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  10. Foley finalizing $2.5 million purchase of 89 acres for Sports Tourism ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alabama Live

    ... entertainment development spearheaded by Blue Collar called Blue Collar Country, covering over 400 acres off Baldwin County 20 near the Foley Beach Express. Further phases of the entertainment complex -- tied to the comedy team of Bill Engvall, ...

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  11. Regional planning looks to bring together Mobile and Baldwin counties on tourism,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alabama Live

    A regional advocacy group is hopeful a first-of-its-kind plan for Mobile and Baldwin counties, which will guide decision-making for the next two decades, will be released later next year. The Coastal Alabama Partnership, which was formed more than two years ago to develop public and private coalitions in Mobile and Baldwin counties, announced Thursday during its annual meeting that Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood Inc. will lead efforts in developing "a transformational regional strategic plan."

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  12. As Madison County removes fee on sewer extension, homebuilders warn septic tanks' days dwindlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alabama Live

    ... Authority successfully initiated one that allowed greater density for residential growth. He also cited Baldwin County as an example where the commission put a moratorium preventing any new septic tanks. "We need a more comprehensive plan to ...

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  13. Zoning Change Allows Provision Self-Storage to Pursue Retail Development in Baldwin County, ALRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Inside Self-Storage

    Provision Self-Storage has won approval from commissioners in Baldwin County, Ala., on a zoning change that will allow the company to pursue a retail development on 4 acres of vacant land along Rebel Road. The company's proposal includes a lawnmower-sales and -repair shop in addition to self-storage, according to the source. 1 comment

  14. Baldwin County residential sales temper in November; YTD sales up 4%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alabama Live

    Baldwin County area residential sales totaled 347 units in November, a slip in sales growth of 8.9 percent from the same period last year. Sales were still the second highest in November since 2005 when 395 units were closed.

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  15. Here are the Coastal Alabama traffic areas to avoid during your commute on Thursday, Dec....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alabama Live

    Here is a look at the road projects underway in Mobile and Baldwin counties that drivers could run into during their commute. Royal Street: Between Dauphin and Conti streets, work on the Van Antwerp building continues to hamper traffic from time to time.

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  16. Neediest Families: Grandmother 'can't imagine life without' 6-year-old grandson she's raising aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alabama Live

    In Cassie Bauldree's apartment, a small artificial Christmas tree sits in the front window, decorated from top to bottom with handmade ornaments by 6-year-old Devan. But below the tree is completely bare.

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  17. Alabama recovery council directs first $56 million to economic and infrastructure projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2010 | Alabama Live

    The Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council will direct the first round of oil spill penalties under its control toward economic and infrastructure projects, using money from the fines paid by Transocean, a cash amount that will reach $56 million by March 2015. The body of local officials from Mobile and Baldwin counties also moved this week to clarify the process they will use to vet and select projects, formally announcing the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as the adminstrator for the council.

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  18. Alabama recovery council to reveal selection process for oil spill restoration projects at meeting TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alabama Live

    A cross and beach grass stand in an area that once was open Gulf water at Dauphin Island, Ala., on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Hurricane Katrina cut the coastal island in two in 2005, but the gash has closed in recent months and the island is whole again because a rock pile created after the BP oil spill in 2010 captured sand washing along the coast.

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  19. Why is parole down? Diversion programs 'cherry-picking' best candidates, board member saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alabama Live

    For criminal justice reformers frustrated at the slowing pace of early releases from the state's prisons, a case considered by the parole board Tuesday could be a smoking gun at first blush. The inmate is serving a five-year sentence for breaking into an unoccupied vehicle in Baldwin County.

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  20. Here are the Coastal Alabama traffic areas to avoid during your commute on Wednesday, Dec....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alabama Live

    Here is a look at the road projects underway in Mobile and Baldwin counties that drivers could run into during their commute. Royal Street: Between Dauphin and Conti streets, work on the Van Antwerp building continues to hamper traffic from time to time.

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