1/27/15 Tuesday Live Music Line-up
January 27, 2015 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) Join us at the Orange Beach Senior Activity Center on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. for a talk on the culture of Alabama. Alabama is perceived by the outside world as being monocultural and isolated. People are surprised to find a diverse state.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – The Beach Boys are coming to the beach and bringing all of America with them. Well, all two of the members of the band America, anyway. But the beach music icons are coming to The Wharf Amphitheater on Memorial Day weekend and 1970s hit-making duo America will open the show.
The second LuLu’s restaurant now under construction in Destin, Fla. is expected to open as early as this summer. Situated in a spot overlooking the Choctawhatchee Bay, the eatery will seat as many as 300 people. Similar to its premier location in south Baldwin County, LuLu’s at Homeport Marina, the Destin restaurant will engender the same feeling and atmosphere stretched out over 20,000 square feet of space.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) — A memorial service is scheduled Tuesday night for a Starkville man missing since he disappeared on a kayak trip in the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores earlier this month. The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Starkville will host the service for John Switzer, 24, from 6 p.m. til 7 p.m. at the church on North Montgomery Street.
GULF SHORES, AL — The seniors at DayBreak Senior Daycare were thrilled to be visited by the band Swayback recently. The band performed for over an hour and often the seniors sang along. Everyone had a great time!
MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard announced its search for a missing fisherman in the the Gulf of Mexico, the second search they have been involved in for a missing fisherman in the past two weeks, has been suspended. The Coast Guard reported Monday the search was for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday.
LOXLEY, Ala. — Law enforcement sources confirm a Loxley Police sergeant has died from injuries suffered in a Monday afternoon vehicle crash near Stapleton (AL). Sgt. Charles K. “Kerry” Mitchum reportedly passed away due to his injuries sustained in the crash.
Three people were sentenced Monday for their roles in a family-run scheme to steal more than $3 million from a fund established to help victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. A couple, along with the wife’s brother, appeared for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn.
Baldwin County students will get a full week off for Thanksgiving and a longer Mardi Gras break next school year but will be in session for a longer period of time, according to a calendar adopted this week.
FOLEY, Alabama - A Maryland couple visiting Baldwin County had quite a scare Monday morning when the front bumper of the car they were towing with their motor home fell off, sending the vehicle on a potentially deadly, crash course through one of Foley’s busiest intersections.
via Runaway Car!.
An Alabama woman will spend 15 years in prison for running over her husband and a woman who was with him at the time. Surina Seal pleaded no contest to a number of charges against her.
BP says it should not have to pay the top penalty of 13.7 billion for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico five years ago. It took the oil company almost 90 days to contain millions of barrels of spilling crude. A BP expert witness called the company’s response exemplary.
1/26/15 Monday Live Music Line-up
ORANGE BEACH, AL — The Orange Beach Garden Club announces the date and theme for it’s 28th Annual Garden Club Game Day and Salad Luncheon. This year’s theme is “After The Fox Hunt” and will be held the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf on Feb. 11 from 10 a.m.-to 3 p.m. with doors opening at 9:30 a.m.
January 26, 2015 – Perdido Key, FL (PK) -Come join the party by land or by sea as the Pirates of Lost Treasure Pirate Flotilla invades the waters of Perdido Key. Enter your boat and join the parade for a chance at a $100 prize awarded for each category!! Most spirited crew, most original theme, and best decorated boat and it cost $25 and completed entry form to enter your vessel.
Parades that fill the air with the calls of “Throw me something, mister!” “Happy Mardi Gras,” sounds of the brass bands, and of course, lots of colorful beads, MoonPies and other treasures represent the best of Mardi Gras 2015 for thousands of spectators who line the streets during the processions. Carnival societies from Mobile, to Prichard, to Fairhope, to Orange Beach – and other locations in between — shower their communities with the entertaining festivities that began Jan. 17 and continue through Fat Tuesday on Feb. 17.
There is a high risk for rip currents along the Gulf Coast through Monday, according to the National Weather Service. A large swell and a strong westerly wind flow are attributed to be the culprits.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama - Alabama State Troopers are investigating a car crash that killed two teenagers. It happened around 10:00 Saturday night on U.S. 31 in Bay Minette. Troopers say four people were riding in the car, when it left the roadway and hit a utility sign and utility pole.
January 25, 2015 — Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) — The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber recently presented its Island Spirit Award for December 2014 to Myrtie Williams at a special ceremony at Gulf State Park. In presenting the award, Island Spirit Committee Chairman Nora Mandoki praised Williams’ work ethic and diligence in keeping the campground facilities clean for guests.
Not everybody’s clear on a federal court judge’s decision to strike down Alabama’s gay marriage ban. You can say that for some of the state’s 67 probate court judges. In the hours after the ruling came down Friday, Mobile County Probate Court Judge Don Davis’ email inbox has been dinged with messages from judges around the state — some of them unsure of how to proceed.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. WPMI Locally-owned Fairhope Brewing Company invites you to celebrate their 2nd anniversary in style. Head to 914 Nichols Avenue in Fairhope to sip on a beer and check out the plans for bottling expansion in 2015.
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January 24, 2015 — GULF SHORES, AL (GSA) — For the sixth consecutive year, Holy Spirit Thrift Shop, has been named the Presenting Sponsor for the Christian Service Center’s annual Spaghetti Dinner. The spaghetti dinner is scheduled for, Feb. 23, from 4:30-7 p.m. in Building B Auditorium on Gulf Shores United Methodist Church South Campus in the Winn Dixie Shopping Center, Highway 59, Gulf Shores.
GULF SHORES— The Alabama Crimson Tide and the South Alabama Jaguars will represent the state of Alabama in the first-ever NCAA Division I Sand Dollar Classic February 5-8 at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex. The tournament is hosted by The Fieldhouse, an indoor baseball and softball training facility in Daphne, in conjunction with the City of Gulf Shores and the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Sports Commission.
The next presentation, focused on Baldwin County High School and its feeder schools in Bay Minette, is set for 6 p.m. on Jan. 26 at Bay Minette Elementary School. The capital needs plan gives a high priority to a new elementary school in Bay Minette for grades 1-6.
Transportation planners are charged with developing and updating bicycle and pedestrian plans on their roadways. Baldwin County’s Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization recently completed the first of its kind plan for the Daphne-Spanish Fort-Fairhope area.
MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile AeroFest announced the expo’s first slate of musical acts on Friday, along with the Titan FC Championship MMA Fight Card that will be taking place at the inaugural event at the Mobile Aeroplex on March 20-21, 2015.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — According to a report from the City of Robertsdale received Friday by the Baldwin County Health Department, the lift station located at 22891 College St. overflowed because of heavy rainfall. The estimated volume of overflow is between 10,000 and 100,000 gallons of sewage being discharged into Rock Creek.