7/21/14 Monday Live Music Line-up
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.
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.
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama – There was a tie for Master Angler honors at the conclusion of this weekend’s 81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. According to Rodeo rules, since Andrew Montgomery weighed in his fish ahead of Neal Foster, he earned the title.
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama – Two bull sharks brought into the scales on Sunday during the 81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo were disqualified from the tournament because the anglers shot the fish before it was brought to the weigh station.
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.
Spanish Fort, Alabama - A fatal shooting Saturday night at Traders, a bar on the Mobile Bay causeway. Amy McGhee lives in Spanish Fort and decided to try Traders for the first time last night. “You know, you just feel safe over here, and it was just a total shocker,” says McGhee.
via Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder.
On July 20, 2014, at approximately 12:04 p.m., the Fairhope Police Department responded to a report of dogs fighting in the 19000 Block of Quail Creek Drive. The complainant stated that the family’s pet Doberman Pinscher was being attacked by a Pit Bull in her front yard and she could not separate the dogs.
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.
7/20/14 Sunday Live Music Line-up
The month was May in the year 2013. It was his first night after starting with a permanent position at the Fort Morgan Historic Site as living history Interpreter/laborer.
Locally grown and produced food is becoming more and more popular across Alabama. Farmers markets have provided small food producers and home processors greater economic opportunity. Because of the costs of meeting food regulations, in many cases the markets have provided the only venue available to a small producer.
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama — Fishermen in the 81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo finished strong Saturday evening, kicking things into high gear before the scales closed at 7 p.m.
If the website said you got tickets to Kenny Chesney’s Aug. 16 concert at the Florida-Alabama state line, you do. That was the message the country music superstar relayed to fans on Facebook early Friday morning.
FOLEY, Alabama – Volunteering and charitable giving of their time and talents are some of the things that seven Baldwin County high school seniors will be taking part in as members of the United Way of Baldwin County’s first Youth Board.
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.
ELBERTA, Ala.— John Conti is the newest member of the Elberta Town Council. During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Council unanimously voted to appoint Konti to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Don Koontz in June.
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.
7/19/14 Saturday Live Music Line-up
7/18/14 Friday Live Music Line-up
ORANGE BEACH, AL — Al Bradley, a longtime volunteer for various city committees and panels and recently elected councilman, passed away July 17 after become ill on July 3. Bradley served on the planning commission and the finance committee prior to being elected as a council member in the 2012 OrangeBeach city election.
July 18, 2014 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) — New boat owner Cramer Pierce made the most of his opportunity. Pierce saw his first blue marlin ever come up on a pink Marlin Magic lure Friday, hooked the fish and finally landed it after a three-hour battle. Weighing in at 595 pounds, that fish turned out to be the largest recorded in the 2014 Blue Marlin Grand Championship and earned Pierce and the Dirt Pit team Grand Champion honors and $175,875 in prize money
One of the many concerns raised by the group calling itself “Protecting Our Orange Beach Lifestyle” is what members cite as vagueness in the plan. They are concerned the money is not enough, they question numbers in a city-funded feasibility plan and the assertion that a new school will attract wealthy families with school-aged children.
FORT MORGAN, Ala. (WALA) – At Thursday morning’s Baldwin County Commission meeting, State Historic Sites Director Dr. Stephen McNair presented the plan to use about $1.7 million in county money and about $200,000 in BP money to restore and refurbish Fort Morgan ahead of the 150th anniversary celebration. But about $1,300 of that will be put toward barricading the Fort Morgan Pier and shutting it down.
via Fort Morgan Pier to shut down soon | FOX10 News – Mobile.
Rumble strips, signs and a flashing signal. Still not enough to prevent something like this from happening. Three vehicles mangled in the intersection after Summerdale police chief Jimmy Davis says the driver of a pick-up pulled out in front of a north bound car and into oncoming traffic. The latest in almost half a dozen wrecks that have led to a call for a traffic signal instead of a flashing light.
via Dangerous Intersection in Baldwin County.
The superstar revealed plans for a beach concert called the Flora-Bama Jama in a surprise announcement Wednesday (July 16). The one-time-only gig is set to take place on Aug. 16 at the Flora-Bama, a celebrated venue located where Orange Beach and Gulf Shores meet Perdido Key on the Alabama/Florida border.
Free tickets for Kenny Chesney’s only concert of 2014 went quickly, as you might imagine. But the pile-ups from speed bumps along the road reverberated throughout the day Thursday.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — Jon Taylor Hollis, who founded The Independent newspaper in 1976, is being remembered as a good friend, creative businessman and a staunch champion and supporter of the community.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — Former Baldwin County Commissioner Bob James wrote in an email that has been forwarded to supporters that part of the reason he has resigned is so that the commissioner-elect can start setting his priorities.
FAIRHOPE, Alabama– On July 15 at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Fairhope Police Department responded to a report of a subject attempting to enter automobiles in the area of downtown Fairhope according to a press release sent by Fairhope Police.