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Finally, A New Elementary School for Bay Minette

BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WKRG) - Bay Minette Elementary School has been here in some form or fashion since 1929. So, you can imagine the excitement now that a new school is on the way. Bay Minette Elementary School has been ready and now it looks like it will finally happen. A new elementary school is in

WKRG - 2017-09-23 00:14:34

Orange Beach, Bay Minette getting new schools while Gulf Shores fumes

Orange Beach and Bay Minette will get new schools under a program approved Thursday by the Baldwin County School Board. In a 5-2 vote, the board endorsed a change to its capital budget to add $8.7 million to build a new $14.9 million middle school on Canal Road in Orange Beach and a $13.4 million el

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 12:04:26

OSHA Investigating Bay Minette Workplace Death

45-year-old Mohsen Kiani BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WKRG) - 45-year-old Moshen Kiani was working under a car Tuesday night, a forklift being used to elevate the vehicle. Investigators say something happened to make the car shift and as Kiani ran from under the car, he was hit in the head. The business was c

WKRG - 2017-09-20 21:57:06

Accidental death investigation underway at Bay Minette auto shop

We're learning more about a tragic workplace accident in Bay Minette tonight. 45-year-old Mohsen Kiana was crushed and killed by a car he was working on at F & S auto parts. The shop specializes in recycled auto parts. Investigators say the car fell from a fork lift. The city building inspector alon

LOCAL15TV.COM - 2017-09-20 18:36:27

Coach of the Week: Kenny King

Kenny King is the winner of our Coach of the Week. DAPHNE, Ala. - Kenny King of Daphne High School is the winner of this week's Coach of the Week. King went to Daphne and returns to his alma mater to lead the Trojans. Daphne has lost two games this season, but have never trailed in regulation. The

WKRG - 2017-09-23 03:56:00

The teachable lessons of 'Put the Panic Back in Hispanic'

Give those Robertsdale kids a break. You know the girls I mean. They're in the now-viral photo, taken at a Robertsdale High School pep rally, in which one of them is holding a sign saying "Put the Panic Back in Hispanic" and the other is holding a "Trump - Make America Great Again" banner. I say

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 21:05:56

Daphne Utilities Disputes Claims In Baykeeper Suit

Daphne, AL (WKRG) - This sewage spill in late August is one of more than two dozens listed in a notice sent to Daphne Utilities. The Baykeeper organization claims Daphne Utilities repeatedly underreports these spills. "When a polluter is reporting erroneous information it undermines the integrity of

WKRG - 2017-09-20 20:01:57

Daphne City Council discusses study on independent system

As the firm conducting a feasibility study for Daphne to form its own school system kicks off its work, one of the improvements city leaders hope to see is smaller class sizes. City Council members met with representatives of the K-12 Criterion Group on Sept. 12 to understand what educational option

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2017-09-20 20:15:50

Local environmental watchdog group putting Daphne Utilities on notice of its intent to sue

Two major sewage spills at Daphne Utilities have been in the news this year. The latest one was last month. The utility says 500,000 gallons of untreated sewage spilled into D'Olive Creek, which flows into Mobile Bay. But it's the incidents that haven't made headlines, Mobile Baykeeper is most conce

LOCAL15TV.COM - 2017-09-20 18:40:37

BREAKING: Body Discovered in Parking Lot of McDonald's in Foley

FOLEY, AL (WKRG) - Authorities have responded to the discovery of a body in Foley that investigators believe to be the result of a suicide. Foley Police have confirmed to News 5 that a deceased person was found dead of a gunshot wound inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald's on Highway 59

WKRG - 2017-09-21 21:08:20

Police release details of Walgreen robbery

Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, in a press release issued Friday morning, revealed several of the basic details of Tuesday night's armed robbery of the local Walgreen Drug Store. Brooks revealed that city police were sent to the South Main Street pharmacy at approximately 9:55 p.m. after employees

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:12:10

Deceased person found inside vehicle in Foley

A deceased person was found inside a vehicle in Foley on Thursday afternoon, Foley police said. Chief David Wilson said the individual was found with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of McDonald's on Alabama 59. Investigators said it appears to be a suicide. A deceased person was found inside a ve

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 21:45:36

MPD investigating shooting involving three-year-old

According to Mobile Police, officers are investigating a shooting involving a three-year-old at Azalea Point Apartments. According to Mobile Police, officers are investigating a shooting involving a three-year-old at Azalea Point Apartments. NBC 15 has a crew heading to the scene and will update wi

LOCAL15TV.COM - 2017-09-23 10:07:05

New US Attorney For Southern District of Alabama Sworn In Today

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) - Richard W. Moore has been sworn in as the new US Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, according to a release from the US Attorneys Office. Moore is part of the "first wave" of President Trump's nominees for the position of U.S.Attorney to be confirmed by the U.S. S

WKRG - 2017-09-22 17:00:52

U.S. Coast Guard Airbus Ocean Sentry Fleet Reaches Flight Milestone

MOBILE, Ala. (WRKG) - The HC-144 aircraft, manufactured by Airbus Defense & Space and operated by the U.S. Coast Guard as the Ocean Sentry fleet has reached a milestone 100,000 hours of flight. "The Ocean Sentry has provided the U.S. Coast Guard the capability to fly more hours per sortie without ha

WKRG - 2017-09-23 00:19:21

After mother found buried under porch, investigators looking for other victims

Investigators pursuing the matter of a Mobile County man accused of killing his mother and burying her under his front porch are actively considering the possibility that the case might involve other victims, possibly including a young sibling of the accused. The broader suspicions about suspect Nat

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 17:52:40

UAB, Innovation Depot to boost startups with nearly $670,000 in federal grants

Two federal grants recently awarded to Birmingham organizations will help boost startups from the very beginning stages of an idea for a business all the way to seeking funding and rapid growth. U.S. Department of Commerce announced this week that 42 organizations in 28 states were getting grants t

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 16:21:31

2 charged in string of George Co. home burglaries

An ongoing investigation into a string of home burglaries in George County has led to two arrests, and deputies say more are expected. Sheriff Keith Havard said the investigation into the home burglaries and grand larcenies has been going on since July, and several stolen items have been recovered i

WLOX - 2017-09-22 21:19:15

TRAFFIC ALERT: Major Delays on I-10 in Both Directions for Separate Accidents

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - WKRG Traffic is following two separate accidents causing significant delays in both directions on Interstate 10 in Mobile County. The first accident occurred on I-10 westbound near Theodore Dawes Road. An accident led to an overturned vehicle. Traffic has been slowed by the closu

WKRG - 2017-09-22 21:12:54

MPD Search for Missing Man, Public's Help Needed

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police needs the public's help locating 56-year-old Daryl Jackson. Jackson was reported missing on Sept.16th by his mother. Jackson was last seen on Sept.10th when he borrowed his mother's vehicle, a silver 2008 Chrysler Pacifica. Jackson is 6 foot 2 inches tall and weig

WKRG - 2017-09-22 20:16:45