From Texas to Florida, the number of oysters harvested in the Gulf is at one of the lowest on record. Three years after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, oyster industry experts have no answers on the cause of the steep decline; especially on public grounds relied upon by commercial fishermen.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – Dozens of people packed the community space at Orange Beach United Methodist Church Monday night. Folks knew it was the last public meeting to discuss the possibility of the city breaking away and forming its own school system.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — A Bay Minette teenager accused of shooting another teen at a beach last week has been released from the Baldwin County Corrections Center on a $6,000 bond.
Whenever you visit the beach in Gulf Shores, someone is always watching and we’re not talking about other beach goers. ”We have security monitoring, cameras, that the police department monitor on a regular basis,” says city spokesman Grant Brown.
GULF SHORES, AL — On April 4, the city of Gulf Shores celebrated the first birthday of its new interactive website GulfShoresAL.gov. Riding the waves of the re-branding project that started in 2012, the new website is an attempt not only to modernize the city, but also to establish regular interaction with the residents and to supply maximum access to the city’s information.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Sand Volleyball National Championships will have a new winner in 2014. The AVCA National Championship Selection Committee announced the field for its third sand volleyball national championship tournament on Monday, and 2013 champ Long Beach State wasn’t among the six teams invited.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile counties (AL) have been awarded nearly a quarter-million dollars in new state funding aimed at increasing highway safety and reducing traffic fatalities. The Governor’s office announcement of April 21 follows a rash of recent fatalities on roadways in southern Baldwin County.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A Georgia woman is the latest to face charges in a securities fraud case involving a Robertsdale man.
Parents can register their children for the 2014-15 kindergarten year 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday at Magnolia School, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday at Foley Elementary School, 8 a.m. Thursday at Swift School in Bon Secour and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria lobby of Elberta Elementary School.
SUMMERDALE, Alabama — The Bald Eagle Bash will be held under the bridge over Fish River on the edge of Weeks Bay. The event will be held from 4-7 p.m. April 26.
98 thousand vehicles travel the span of interstate 10 from the Wallace tunnel to the I-65 interchange everyday. It’s been 12 years since it was last resurfaced and ALDOT says it’s about time for another.
Fishermen say times are tough on the water and four years after the oil spill some are pointing the finger at BP. Boat captains say they’re just not finding fish when they go out; especially bottom feeders like shrimp and oysters.
via Fishermen Blame BP for Low Yield.
Apple has released a new video to its website touting its progress in becoming environmentally friendly. Apple CEO and Robertsdale, AL native Tim Cook narrates the video titled, “Better.”
The Baldwin County Community Alliance is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to address underage drinking and prescription drug use. The meeting will be Tuesday, April 22nd, at Foley City Hall in the Chamber Auditorium from 5:30-7:00pm. FOX 10 News anchor Lenise Ligon will serve as the moderator.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) A new 10-station fitness trail is now installed in Stimpson Field in Fairhope. ”It catches your eye when you go and play tennis,” said Logan Turner, who has never seen a workout set up like this.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) One project on the fast track in Baldwin County is the Beach Expressway. The completed expressway will also serve as a major hurricane evacuation route. Commissioners will have it on their agenda next week.
DAPHNE, Ala. (WPMI) Police in Daphne say the man they’ve been looking for is fast and has eluded capture several times. Cornelius ‘Nick’ Watson is wanted for burglarizing several homes in the Deerwood Square subdivision. Police believe he and his accomplices may have been involved with more than five home burglaries.
GULF SHORES — The annual talent show at Gulf Shores High School is Friday at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6. It is is a contest of performing arts as well as creative writing, culinary, photography, and visual art work.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Many people left Easter Sunday services and took advantage of the pleasant weather in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Perdido Key on Easter Sunday. In Orange Beach Christine Porter searched for seashells for her business.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Firefighters used a clothes hanger to rescue a 13-month-old boy from a locked vehicle at a church Sunday morning. The Orange Beach Fire Department was called at about 11:15 a.m. to Orange Beach United Methodist Church, 28751 Canal Road. The child in the vehicle had been given a key ring that included the car’s remote starter, the Fire Department said.