Turtle art to parade in Gulf Shores – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 22, 2014

GULF SHORES, AL — The sea turtles of Gulf Shores are breaking new ground as the city prepares for its first ever Art on Parade program, starring the loggerhead turtle itself. In an effort to bring more art and culture to the city, the Gulf Shores Special Events team has begun an Art on Parade, a program that works to display images of a particularly iconic item around the city.

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Hattiesburg man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for making child porn in Orange Beach | gulflive.com

July 22, 2014

Mitchell plead guilty in April to making a video of himself and a minor child engaging in sexually explicit conduct in Orange Beach, Ala., in 2012. He also possessed numerous images and videos of himself with children as young as 12 years of age engaging in sex acts with adults.

via Hattiesburg man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for making child porn in Orange Beach | gulflive.com.

Missing swimmer identified as Louisiana teen – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 22, 2014

GULF SHORES, AL — A male juvenile swimmer went missing on Sunday afternoon in Gulf Shores and darkness suspended an aerial and water surface search. On Monday morning the police department reported “surf conditions have allowed the GSPD Dive Team to resume the search for a missing swimmer. Thoughts and prayers for the family during this difficult time as we continue the search.”

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Bond Set for Constable Accused of Murder – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories

July 22, 2014

BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WPMI) A $250,000 bond has been set for Mobile County constable, Larry Sheffield, who is accused of murdering a man in Spanish Fort. Police say Sheffield shot 53-year-old Jeffrey McMillan outside of Trader’s on the Causeway Saturday, July 19th. Monday, Sheffield’s attorney argued that it was in self-defense.

via Bond Set for Constable Accused of Murder – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories.

Swimmer missing from Gulf Shores beach – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 21, 2014

GULF SHORES, AL — A male juvenile swimmer went missing on Sunday afternoon in Gulf Shores and darkness suspended an aerial and water surface search. According to Gulf Shores Police officials received a call for swimmer in distress at about 4:08 p.m. and a search began. The search was suspended due to light and surf conditions around 7 p.m.

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Gulf Shores Art Market returns on Aug. 2

July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 – Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) – The public is invited to come out to Meyer Park, 400 E. 22nd Ave. in Gulf Shores on Aug. 2, for the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Market, presented in partnership with the City of Gulf Shores. The Art Market is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and will feature the original works of local and regional artists. Visitors can also enjoy musical entertainment and delicious concessions. The shady oak trees of Meyer Park provide the perfect cool setting for this popular event.

via Gulf Shores Art Market returns on Aug. 2.

Blue Angels Fat Albert temporarily replaced

July 21, 2014

The Blue Angels, have temporarily replaced their C-130, affectionately known as “Fat Albert” with another of the huge transport planes. The substitute aircraft, nicknamed “Ernie,” is on loan from another Navy unit. It will be a replacement transport aircraft for the team, but will not be performing any flight demonstrations while on loan to the Blue Angels.

via Blue Angels Fat Albert temporarily replaced.

Must Have Tech Devices for Vacation – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories

July 21, 2014

If you’re like the majority of travelers this summer, you’re packing more than just your swim suit when you go on vacation. A survey by Consumer Reports found that 94 percent of Americans are bringing electronic devices along, and not just their smart phones. Headphones and tablets are a given, but if you’re going to a scenic area most people want to take photos.

via Must Have Tech Devices for Vacation – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories.

Loxley Council approves financing for new police department facility – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 19, 2014

LOXLEY, Ala. — The town of Loxley moved one step closer to moving its Police Department, voting to approve financing for the new facility at the Loxley Town Council meeting Monday night. The council voted Monday to approve up to $250,000 in financing from Regions Bank for the facility, located on Relham Drive, across the street from the current police department.

via Loxley Council approves financing for new police department facility – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Burglar leads police on high speed pursuit | FOX10 News – Mobile

July 19, 2014

A burglar led Loxley Police on a high speed chase overnight with speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. It all happened after a local caterer got fed up with ongoing thefts and installed a baby monitor that transmitted a signal to his house a few hundred feet away. When the burglar returned this morning, the business owner heard him and called police.

via Burglar leads police on high speed pursuit | FOX10 News – Mobile.

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