Cameras, Lights, Beach Safety

April 22, 2014

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.

via Cameras, Lights, Beach Safety.

Gulf Shores brings interactive internet experience to residents and visitors – GulfCoastNewsToday.com

April 22, 2014

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.

via Gulf Shores brings interactive internet experience to residents and visitors – GulfCoastNewsToday.com.

Field set for AVCA Sand Volleyball National Championships in Gulf Shores | AL.com

April 22, 2014

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.

via Field set for AVCA Sand Volleyball National Championships in Gulf Shores | AL.com.

Governor announces new traffic safety grants for region, state – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

April 22, 2014

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.

via Governor announces new traffic safety grants for region, state – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Kindergarten registration is this week in South Baldwin schools – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

April 22, 2014

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.

via Kindergarten registration is this week in South Baldwin schools – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Fishermen Blame BP for Low Yield

April 22, 2014

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.

2 Arrested, 1 Wanted for Daphne Burglaries – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories

April 22, 2014

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.

via 2 Arrested, 1 Wanted for Daphne Burglaries – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories.

Firefighters use hanger to rescue child from locked vehicle | AL.com

April 21, 2014

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.

via Firefighters use hanger to rescue child from locked vehicle | AL.com.

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