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Without high school until 2020, Orange Beach hosting meeting about next school year
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) - A decision about where hundreds of Orange Beach students will attend school next year is close, according to the president of the Gulf Shores Board of Education.
Beverage manufacturer to build new facility in Baldwin County, bringing 66 new jobs
BAY MINETTE, Ala. -- A manufacturing company is expanding in Baldwin County and bringing job opportunities with it. Monday morning, Southern Visions LLC., makers of Sweet Brew tea and lemonade broke ground at its newest production operations in Bay Minette. The company's new facility, located along
This All-You-Can-Eat Buffet In Alabama Includes Everyone’s Favorite Breakfast Foods
Hazel's Nook is located in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama. This tiny mom & pop restaurant is well known for its delicious breakfast. Since opening in 1957, Hazel's Nook has become a favorite breakfast destination among visitors and locals alike. It's also one of Alabama's best breakfast spots.
Owa hiring hundreds for Spring season
Foley, AL - The newest theme park in Alabama is hiring for the Spring season and it's not even Winter yet. The Park at Owa in Foley is taking applications for 300 seasonal employees. Applications can be filled out online and interviews are being scheduled Dec. 11, 12 and 13.
Bike giveaway at Foley Elementary
FOLEY, Ala. (WKRG) -- Thirty students at Foley Elementary went home with more than just books and homework. They took home a brand new bicycle thanks to Academy Sports annual bike giveaway.
How sweet it is! Baldwin Co. tea company expanding
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WPMI) — A small Baldwin County business is ready to expand, announcing it will add 66 new jobs to its current workforce of 30. It’s all about innovation, in this case taking an old idea and making it new again.
Mother of man killed by drunk driver in Gulf Shores hoping for maximum prison sentence
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) -- The mother of a man killed by a drunk driver in 2017 is hoping the person responsible is sentenced to the maximum amount of prison time possible. Lisa Reeves is just days away from getting justice for her son Aubrey Coggin, 26, who was struck and killed by a drunk driver
Mobile Beacon set to close after 75 years of publishing
Frank Thomas founded The Mobile Weekly Review in 1943. Alabama’s oldest black-owned newspaper is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, but Mobile Beacon Publisher Claretta Blackmon said without a new owner, it will likely be their last.
The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel, Completes Construction
ATLANTA—The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel, has completed construction. Located in Gulf Shores, Ala., within the revitalized 6,150-acre Gulf State Park, The Lodge includes a premium 350-room hotel, ballroom, restaurants, and meeting spaces. Skanska USA provided consulting and construction
Robertsdale man killed in Kingsport Tennessee after being hit by SUV
It's a sad day in Robertsdale. Family and friends are mourning the death of 58-year-old William James Taylor. Polices say he was killed in Kingsport, Tennessee yesterday. Investigators say it happened Sunday around 1:30 pm when Taylor's tractor trailer became disabled and was stopped on the shoulder
‘Black bixch’ 9 year old Alabama girl kills self after school bullying
McKenzie Nicole Adams, a Linden, Alabama black girl kills herself after relentless bullying at school. A Linden, Alabama family is mourning the loss of their 9 year old daughter following the girl taking her own life- allegedly the result of relentless bullying at school.
The Park at OWA hosts hiring event for seasonal employees
FOLEY, Ala. -- The Park at OWA is hiring seasonal employees in preparation for Spring Break 2019 and the summer. The amusement park, which is part of a 520-acre resort destination in Foley, features more than 21 rides, including a major roller coaster.
Foul play not suspected in Gulf Shores death investigation
According to the Baldwin County Sheriff's office, foul play is not suspected at this time in the death investigation of 36-year-old Jacob Guzman. Officials say on December 4, the Gulf Shores Police Department was called to the 1500 block of West Beach Boulevard in Gulf Shores in reference to a death
Fairhope hears from residents about entertainment district proposal
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) — Fairhope residents shared their thoughts on the newest proposal to create an entertainment district during special events. Fairhope officials heard from the public during Monday’s city council meeting.
Mystery disease paralyzed five-year-old Alabama girl
ORANGE BEACH — A strange disease struck and paralyzed a 5-year-old girl from Orange Beach, according to ABC 33/40. ABC 33/40 is reporting that Annadelle Faulkner has Accute Flaccid Myelitis, and that her case began in an almost innocuous way.
Lighted Boat Parade cancelled due to imminent rain Saturday
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) -- The weekend's rainy forecast has claimed yet another holiday parade. The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber has cancelled the 33rd Annual Lighted Boat parade, which was scheduled for Saturday.
The Boy Whose Harm Had Been Bitten Off
Issue №342 AN INTRODUCTION BY BRANDON TAYLOR. I first encountered the story “Gulf Shores” at a literary salon in Madison, Wisconsin, where I was staying with friends. When Jordan Jacks read that first line, we all sat up: “I was sleepwalking down in the parking lot when I met the boy whose arm had b
3 arrested in hotel meth bust in Foley
FOLEY, Ala. (WKRG) — A two-month investigation landed three people behind bars in Baldwin County on drug charges. 35-year-old Bryan Hodges of Summerdale, 38-year-old Jenny Harrison of Elberta, and 31-year-old Joshua Driskell of Robertsdale are all charged with trafficking methamphetamine.
Aunt of Summerdale manslaughter suspects speak out about charges
SUMMERDALE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Bobbie Jo Willis is the aunt of Aaron and Brady Willis, who are charged with manslaughter in the beating death of Walter David Powers. Bobbie Jo said she was shocked to hear what happened.
Foley Police make ICE arrest after two-month investigation
Foley Police make ICE arrest after two-month investigation. The Baldwin County Drug Task Force and the Foley Police department conducted an investigation in the Foley area on Thursday December 6, 2018. During the course of the investigation, 57 grams of ICE Methamphetamine was seized in a hotel room