1/28/15 Wednesday Live Music Line-up
January 28, 2015 – Perdido Key, FL (PK) – Neil Dover, native Gulf Coast country music singer-songwriter, is celebrating his newly released sophomore album, “Looking For You” with a CD Release Party, Jan. 30, 6-10 p.m., at Flora-Bama Lounge, Package, and Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr, Perdido Key, FL 32507.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Light up the night and help raise money to fight cancer in the Relay for Life event Glow in the Park at The Wharf on Saturday, Jan. 31.
GULF SHORES, AL – The words “Mardi Gras” bring many images to mind — colorful floats, moon pies and beads, sequined ball gowns, jazz bands marching as they send scintillating notes into the air… Traditions of Mardi Gras run deep and organizations spend plenty of time and money to make each year’s festivities memorable.
Seniors can learn more about Alabama’s varied communities and attractions as well as things to do here in South Baldwin County at the 23rd Annual Alabama Lifestyles EXPO scheduled on Thursday, February 5 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Caribe The Resort, which overlooks Perdido Pass in Orange Beach.
An executive for the BP subsidiary that faces billions of dollars in possible fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill testified Tuesday that it is uncertain whether other BP entities would step in to help pay a steep penalty.
A 26-year-old Seminole man was indicted by a Baldwin County grand jury on charges that he abused an elderly woman during an altercation last year.
Standing among the crowd in front of a display of memorabilia Tuesday, retired Cmdr. Lonnie Mixon looked upon his own Guard Coast ribbons and medals at the National Naval Aviation Museum.
Alabama Department of Transportation crews are steadily upgrading intersections on the U.S. Highway 98 corridor. The intersection at Morphy Avenue is the fourth to get the new light. “The flashing yellow arrow is the new federal standard so on new construction projects we will install flashing yellows,” says ALDOT engineer Matt Ericksen.
Vindication for Apple CEO Tim Cook as Apple posts the largest net income of any company in history. Some had doubted whether Tim Cook, of Robertsdale, could lead Apple to surpass the heights reached by famed founder, Steve Jobs.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — The Robertsdale City Council accepted a challenge issued by the city of Foley in December, voting to pledge $2,000 to the South Baldwin Education Foundation’s 2015 scholarship program.
DAPHNE, Ala. — The Daphne City Council honored the Daphne High School feeder pattern for its 91 percent graduation rate for the 2013-14 school year at its meeting last week. Mayor Dane Haygood read from a certificate aknowledging the school’s efforts in becoming one of only two Baldwin schools to reach the 90 percent graduation rate.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — With the help of 1,571 students, Fairhope Educational Enrichment Foundation (FEEF) and the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort successfully set the world record for the longest ice cream dessert on Sept. 26.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. – The City of Fairhope is ready to move forward with its new soccer complex after city leaders gave the green light on redesigned plans at Monday’s city council work session.
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.