PONCHATOULA, La. — It’s hard for friends and family not to smile and laugh when thinking of 17-year-old Chaston Brown. ”Chaston was a sweet person. Cheerful, liked to laugh and play,” said grandmother Mary Lee Moore.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — A Gulf Shores woman charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a 2013 wreck has applied for youthful offender status. Kelsey Guinn, 20, of the 1300 block of West Fairway Drive, was indicted in May in the death of Ashley Brooke Coburn, 20, of Gulf Shores.
The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach continues its Preschool Creative Workshop with underwater basket weaving as the Aug. 1 art class for the young age group. This class was first offered during the center’s Summer Art Camp in June and, according to Jessica Jones, children’s program coordinator with the art center, the class was a hit.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – Bimini Bob’s Bistro at The Wharf in Orange Beach has rolled out a new dish that brings to mind the classic Oysters Rockefeller, only with a Deep South accent. The dish is called Oysters Ala Bama and it was The Best Thing I Ate Last Week.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — A Perdido man is being held pending charges from the Robertsdale and Daphne police departments, as well as the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office after police say he fled the scene after attempting to break into an ice machine in front of a Robertsdale grocery store in the early morning hours on Tuesday.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Summer’s featured play set to debut this weekend at Theatre 98 is Neil Simon’s comedy “The Good Doctor.” Unlike the traditional play format, this work is broken down into shorter pieces, little vignettes told by the main character, insinuated to be Anton Chekhov.
SPANISH FORT, Ala. — The Spanish Fort City Council passed two resolutions and tabled a third for future consideration in what was a concise meeting on Monday. The council unanimously passed Resolution No. 752-2014, which allows the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Mobile National Estuary Program.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. — A Stockton toddler was reportedly mauled by three put bulls on Wednesday, causing serious injury to the child and quarantine of the suspected dogs involved.
FOLEY, Ala. — The Foley Performing Arts Association will soon have a new home. During Monday’s City Council meeting, city leaders discussed the logistics of moving the association’s home from its current home at 116 W. Laurel Ave. to the city-owned Claude Peteet Real Estate Building on North McKenzie Street.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. — The title of Baldwin County Commissioner may have come to Chris Elliott sooner than he expected, but Elliott said he is already up and running to make sure the people of Baldwin County are adequately represented.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama – Local revenues for the Baldwin County school system are slightly higher this year, according to John Wilson, the school system’s chief financial officer.
MOBILE, Alabama – A project to build a 230-foot-tall white cross is closer to being built in Summerdale after officials approved the rezoning of donated land off County Road 73, the developer said.
One month after it was discovered, a large tar mat submerged in the surf zone at the National Seashore’s Fort Pickens beach is still being cleaned up. Thunderstorms have hampered cleanup efforts.
School starts back in less than a month, and some students are already hard at work preparing for an important class. They are Peer Helpers. The Peer Helper program is funded by the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation. Jennifer Claire Moore committed suicide back in the 1990′s, and her mother started the foundation in her honor.
via Peer Helper Program Growing in Baldwin County Schools.
Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne hosted an online town hall on Thursday, utilizing the power of social media to reach out to his constituents. Byrne (R-Alabama) answered 27 questions from more than a hundred of his Facebook fans for about an hour from his office in our nation’s capital.
via Byrne Hosts Facebook Town Hall.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. WPMI Baldwin County School Board has decided to relax the existing policies on cell phones and uniforms. High school students will now be able to wear jeans and open toed shoes. Excessively baggy or tight clothing is still not allowed.
There’s almost nothing that will get your attention more than wildfire, especially when it happens on such an eco-sensitive location as Dauphin Island. Unfortunately, that rude awakening occurred three years ago when a spark that originated somewhere on the edge of the campground roared through 80 acres of pristine, barrier island habitat.
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ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – Honoring Councilman Al Bradley, Rep. Bradley Byrne gave a speech this week on the floor of U.S. House of Representatives. ”Mr. Speaker I rise today with sadness to remember an outstanding public servant, a model citizen, and a good personal friend of mine, Orange Beach City Councilman Al Bradley,” Byrne said during his speech Tuesday.
GULF SHORES, Ala. — The marine education and environmental learning center Ocean Camp just received a grant from the Center for Microbial Science Research & Education in Honolulu. It’s one of the initial grants awarded to Ocean Camp (OC) after recent designation as an official Federal 501C3 organizational non-profit.
Popular photographer Dee Horton captured the thrill and awe of the campers during their recent week’s adventure of discovery in the sand & surf at Ocean Camp at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach.
GULF SHORES, Alabama - With her family by her side, Sharon Summerlin said a prayer and released balloons in memory of her husband and son.
via Mobile Woman Remembers Deadly Lightning Strike.
“I want to make a decent living and have fun,” says Kim Hocking, owner of Ber’s Preserves. Hocking and her husband opened Ber’s Preserves about four years ago on their farm, Payne Farm in Elberta.
SUMMERDALE, Ala. — Despite a new flashing traffic light and electronic signs warning drivers to be cautious, the intersection of County Road 32 and the Baldwin Beach Express remains a dangerous crossroads for locals and visitors alike.
LILLIAN, Ala. — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department has reported two deaths from a Wednesday afternoon crash of a small plane near Lillian, Alabama. Killed in the crash were 67-year-old Dean Legidakes and Marli McManus , 15.
Her voicemail says it all — “if I can put my paintbrush down, I’ll call you back … have a colorful day.” Nancy Raia is the Community Outreach Director for the Eastern Shore Arts Center in Fairhope.
ROBERTSDALE, Alabama — Baldwin County wants agencies that use a radio system that allows for inter-agency communication to contribute to the cost of maintaining the system. Baldwin County has earmarked $335,000 to be put in its fiscal year 2015 budget to pay for the cost of maintaining the radio system.
Paddlers get ready. The second annual Weeks Bay Foundation Pelican Paddle Canoe and Kayak Race is scheduled for Aug. 2. Weeks Bay Foundation Executive Direct Ben Raines said not to worry if you don’t own a boat.
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, has held more than two-dozen town hall meetings across southwest Alabama since taking office in January. Today, he will host one in cyberspace. Byrne announced that he will answer questions from constituents on Facebook beginning at 1 p.m.
FOX10 News Fugitive Files suspect Melchor Salto has family living in the Foley area. Orange Beach Police and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office say he’s been on the run for 5 years, accused of a brutal sex crime. Now, it’s your chance to get him off the streets.