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Loxley landmark closing Sunday, reopening down the road

Loxley, AL (WKRG) - A Loxley landmark is closing its doors today but plans are already in the works to reopen it down the road. Today is the last day of business for the Burris Farm Market on Highway 59 in Loxley. Current ownerRick Stewart announced last weekhe would close the Loxley business Augu


Body found near Kooiman Road in Theodore

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First alligator of the season in Alabama caught

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) — Chris Nix, Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries’ Alligator Program Coordinator, said the 2018 alligator season parameters are the same as last year with 260 total tags statewide – 150 in the Southwest Zone, 50 in the West Central Zone, 40 in the Southeast Zone and 20 in th


Navy's EPF 10 completes acceptance trials | WorkBoat

Austal’s EPF program is a very mature program, with nine ships delivered and three more under construction at the Mobile, Ala., facility. The 338′ Spearhead-class EPF is currently providing high-speed, high-payload transport capability to fleet and combatant commanders. The EPF’s large, open mission


Aubreigh's Army holds rally for critically ill Alabama girl

Aubreigh Nicholas, now 11, was diagnosed almost a year ago with an aggressive kind of cancer. It’s rare, and it’s inoperable. Her parents, Jay and Brooke, have been open about their journey on social media, and inspired thousands with their story.


Fairhope Police Chief makes final radio call

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) - Fairhope Police Chief Joe Petties signed off for the final time Friday, before retirement. Video posted on the Fairhope Police Department Facebook page showed the Chief sitting in his patrol car.


Police identify victim of crash on I-65 in Mobile

The woman, 48-year-old Sonja Floyd, was injured in the crash on I-65 just north of Moffett Road, police said.


Couple threatens woman with gun at stoplight

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI/CNN) - An Alabama woman believes road rage caused a couple to pull a pistol on her at a busy stop light Saturday afternoon."The whole time I'm thinking that hopefully I get out of this OK and I get my sister out of this OK,” Tyra Jones said.Jones was taking her 16-year-old sister


One last back to school bash in Mobile

Mobile, AL (WKRG) - Dozens of parents and students gathered in the RV Taylor Community for one last party as the school year is well underway in Mobile County. Even though we’re into the first week of the school year organizers say this is just the date they do it, the second weekend in August. It


Swimming advisory issued for Fairhope waters

The cause is unclear, but we have had a lot of rain this week. Sewage spills are a known problem in our area, and often believed to be a main contributor to an increase in bacteria levels.


Baldwin County farmer Greg Burris back in business

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) -- A familiar face, "Well, do you ever really retire?" Baldwin County farmer Greg Burris is coming out of retirement and getting back into the farmers market business. "I can tell you we won't be selling potato chips. It won't be a convenience store. We're going to take it back


First human case of West Nile Virus this year reported in Mobile County

"Earlier this week, it was announced a positive test result had come back for West Nile Virus (WNV) in the community. Because of a miscommunication issue, it was initially announced this was part of the sentinel chicken program used by the Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) to detect mosquito-bo


Aubreigh's family asks for prayers as she's "extremely critical"

The family posted on Facebook with an update on Aubreigh, who was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, or DIPG, last year, saying she was "extremely critical."


BREAKING: Local Coca-Cola employees are officially on strike

UPDATE: 6:10 am: According to the union president, employees are striking over wages. The plant has been bought out by another company, who has asked employees to take a pay cut.


Feds offer reward for info on shore birds killed by volleyball players

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is offering a $2,500 reward, "to help find who removed eggs from a least tern nesting site near Dauphin Island, Alabama."


School buses vandalized in Baldwin County

At nearly 400 dollars a window, Wilhite says repairs have cost about 20-thousand dollars. Since the vandalism, video surveillance has been set up.


Mobile woman arrested, charged with child abandonment

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A Mobile woman has been arrested and charged with child abandonment. 37-year old Kendra Hunter was arrested and booked into Mobile Metro Jail just after midnight Thursday. Police say no other details have been released, because of the ongoing investigation.


BREAKING: Body found in ditch

SUMMERDALE, Ala. (WKRG) - Investigators are trying to identify a body found in a ditch off County Road 71 in Summerdale. The body was discovered Wednesday afternoon about a mile south of County Road 48. Investigators with the Summerdale Police Department are trying to determine what lead to the per


Burris Farmers Market in Loxley to close this weekend

The current owner, Richard Stewart, was indicted on sex abuse charges in April.


OSCO: Two Mobile residents arrested for multiple shoplifting incidents

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fl. (WJHG/WECP) -According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, two Mobile, Alabama, residents are being charged after allegedly going on a shoplifting spree that hit multiple businesses in the area.