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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
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.
Officials: 2 inmates wounded in Alabama prison fight
ATMORE, Ala. - (AP) - The Alabama Department of Corrections says two inmates at an Atmore correctional facility have been wounded in a fight. The Montgomery Advertiser reports the two inmates were wounded Saturday and have since been released from a hospital. This fight comes just after a report by
Bay Minette's Kirk Jay hopes to make it to the Top 4 on The Voice
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WPMI) — The Voice returns with a new episode. Contestants are singing for a seat in the finals. Bay Minette's own Kirk Jay made it into the Top 8 last week.
Albritton to chair GF Committee
Alabama Senator Greg Albritton, recently re-elected to the District 22 seat without opposition, has been named chairman of the state senate’s General Fund Committee, which decides where and how Alabama’s state revenues will be spent.
Driver sentenced for DUI crash that killed man on Mother's Day 2017
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WKRG) — A driver accused of killing a man in a DUI crash last year was sentenced to 20 years on a manslaughter charge on Monday. Prosecutors said David Justin Todd had a blood alcohol level of three times the legal limit when he crashed into Aubrey Coggin of Foley on Mother's Day
Tribe buys Holiday Inn Express
Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority, the economic development division of Poarch Band of Creek Indians, announced last week the recent purchase of Atmore’s 80-room Holiday Inn Express, located off Alabama 21 at Interstate 65.
1901 – Bay Minette, AL – $240,000
Status, price and other details may not be current and must be independently verified. OHD does not represent this home, contact the agent as listed below. Own a part of Baldwin County History. This home was built for Charles Hall. He was Probate Judge when county seat moved to Bay Minette in 1901.
Looking Back: 50 years ago, Advance showed off building
Fifty years ago, in 1973, Debbie Davis was crowned the 1973 Homecoming Queen at Ernest Ward High School. The Atmore Police Department was following some leads on a series of robberies and burglaries. Several stores had been robbed and there had been several people to be beat up during these robberie
Prodisee Pantry begins Christmas food distribution Tuesday
SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WKRG) - Hundreds of families in Baldwin County are getting help with Christmas meals starting today. Food distribution at the Prodisee Pantry begins Tuesday morning at 9.
Spanish Fort high school students learn to save lives through CPR training
SPANISH FORT, Ala. -- Students at one Baldwin County high school are taking a valuable, life-saving lesson this week. Instruction in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation or CPR is a required course in Alabama public schools. but, a partnership between Spanish Fort High School and the Spanish Fort Fire Dep
Toyz For Kidz Bike Ride Provides For Needy Kids (With Photo Gallery)
Santa had some very special helpers Saturday as the LA Bikers rolled through Bratt, Flomaton and Atmore making sure that dozens of needy kids had presents for Christmas this year.
'The Voice' semifinals: Montgomery's Kirk Jay putting his whole heart into Monday's performance
From top 8 to top 4 this week; “America is going to see something from me that they’ve never seen before,” the Bay Minette native said. After weeks of singing for the nation, Montgomery’s own Kirk Jay appears to still have something special hidden up his country sleeve.
Groundbreaking in Bay Minette promises 66 new jobs
BAY MINETTE, AL (WKRG) - A groundbreaking ceremony is planned Monday for a yet-unnamed company. The announcement from the Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance says:. A leading innovator and family-owned and -operated business announces plans to bring production operations to Bay Minette.
Drugs seized, four arrested in Seminole bust
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — On December 6, 2018, members of the Baldwin County Drug Task Force served a search warrant at Browns Landing Road in the Seminole Community. During the search methamphetamine, paraphernalia related to drug sales and other controlled substances were seized.
VIDEO: BCSO Chief deputy retires
After a long career, Friday was the last day on the job for Baldwin County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Charlie Jones. Law enforcement from around the county came out to honor him and send him off with one last surprise.
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.
Sand Dollar Lifestyle helps Santa for Toy Drive
BALDWIN COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) -- Shopping for the Magical Christmas Toy Drive not only helps out all the kids in our area but it helps out Santa too. The folks over at Sand Dollar Lifestyles did their part to fill the vault and help out old saint nick at the same time.
Alabama Environmental Council has released its statewide Christmas tree recycling drop-off list
Last week, the Alabama Environmental Council released a list today of Christmas tree recycling drop-off sites throughout Alabama. An annual tradition, the AEC has been supporting and promoting Christmas tree recycling efforts for nearly 30 years.
Coastal Friday Hoops Roundup: Alabama commit Christian Williams powers Daphne
Alabama football commit Christian Williams had 26 points and eight rebounds as Daphne defeated B.C. Rain 60-55 on Friday night. Williams hit five 3-pointers and finished 7-of-8 from the free throw line. The standout defensive back committed to the Crimson Tide in the spring.