Al Bradley remembered for his ‘servant’s heart’ – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 26, 2014

ORANGE BEACH — A sometimes sad, a sometimes funny, but always reverent and appreciative memorial service allowed family and fellow Orange Beach residents to say goodbye to Councilman Al Bradley. On Friday, July 25, the group began gathering at noon to greet family members and the memorial service started at 1 p.m. at Orange Beach United Methodist Church on Canal Road in east Orange Beach.

via Al Bradley remembered for his ‘servant’s heart’ – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Boating course in Orange Beach set for Aug. 9 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 26, 2014

ORANGE BEACH, AL — The About Boating Safely classroom course will be provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-10 at the Orange Beach Community Center on Aug. 9. Upon completion of this eight-hour boat safety course you will receive a boating safety education certificate that satisfies the Alabama requirements for a boating license.

via Boating course in Orange Beach set for Aug. 9 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Two Baldwin Co. Cases of Flesh Eating Bacteria – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories

July 26, 2014

FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) The Baldwin County Health Department is reporting two confirmed cases of patients being treated for the Vibrio vulnificus illness also known as the “flesh eating bacteria.” One of those cases is being treated at the South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley. The victim’s wife, JoAnn Buck, say it all started with a serving of a dozen raw oysters. It’s a well-known fact that the Vibrio bacteria thrives in warmer waters.

via Two Baldwin Co. Cases of Flesh Eating Bacteria – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories.

Orange Beach hosts Alabama Sheriff’s Conference | FOX10 News – Mobile

July 26, 2014

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – County sheriffs in Alabama meet as a group just twice a year, and that means there’s always a lot to talk about. “One of the things I’m very proud of is the Sheriff’s Association now is doing more training, not only with the sheriffs, but also with the sheriff’s office employees than we’ve ever done before,” Baldwin County Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack said.

via Orange Beach hosts Alabama Sheriff’s Conference | FOX10 News – Mobile.

The Travel Guy with Bill Burke | Boston Herald

July 26, 2014

Earlier this month, GMA asked its viewers to choose their favorite place in America. With an overwhelming response, entries where sent in from all across the country with the five finalists being Acadia National Park, Chicago’s Lakefront, Glacier National Park, Gulf Shores and Lake Tahoe. The final results, announced during a live broadcast in the park, placed Acadia National Park as number one.

via The Travel Guy with Bill Burke | Boston Herald.

Robertsdale man convicted in conspiracy to manufacture meth – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 26, 2014

MOBILE, Ala. – A Robertsdale man indicted along with seven co-defendants, charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, was sentenced in federal court on Friday to one year and one day in prison. Donald Eugene Wilson, 42, of Patterson Road in Robertsdale, was indicted in July of 2013 along with seven co-defendants.

via Robertsdale man convicted in conspiracy to manufacture meth – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Man accused of attacking Foley teacher indicted | AL.com

July 26, 2014

BAY MINETTE, Alabama — A man accused of attacking and robbing a teacher outside a Foley pizza business last year has been indicted on a robbery charge. Andrew Knight, 31, is suspected of mugging Foley Middle School teacher Pat Givens on Sept. 29, 2013, while she was outside of Papa Murphy’s on Alabama 59. Givens’ purse was taken from her, the Foley Police Department said.

via Man accused of attacking Foley teacher indicted | AL.com.

Oil Spill Fraud

July 26, 2014

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. – A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to serve six months in federal prison for submitting false claims to get oil-spill recovery money. Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Katisha Lombardo Deroche of Bay St. Louis was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden in Gulfport.

via Oil Spill Fraud.

USCG assists in rescue of 5 from burning boat | FOX10 News – Mobile

July 26, 2014

The Coast Guard helped rescue five people from a burning boat Friday, July 25, according to officials. The 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island. Officials say watchstanders at Coast Guard Mobile received a distress call from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center reporting an Emergency Position Indication Radio Beacon alert near the island.

via USCG assists in rescue of 5 from burning boat | FOX10 News – Mobile.

Preschoolers to learn basket weaving at Coastal Arts Center creative workshop | AL.com

July 25, 2014

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach continues its Preschool Creative Workshop with underwater basket weaving as the Aug. 1 art class for the young age group. This class was first offered during the center’s Summer Art Camp in June and, according to Jessica Jones, children’s program coordinator with the art center, the class was a hit.

via Preschoolers to learn basket weaving at Coastal Arts Center creative workshop | AL.com.

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