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Andy Andrews: Meteor smoke trail at Orange Beach
The photograph above is what the sky looked like at the beach this morning. It was about 6:15, the water was beautiful, but it was an odd sunrise. At least I’d never seen one like it. Was that a straight cloud coming out of the bigger one? Yep. What the heck?
Gulf Shores and Baldwin County discuss city school system
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) — The Baldwin County Board of Education is holding 1 p.m. press conference concerning Gulf Shores forming its city school system. Negotiations between the BCBE and the Gulf Shores city school system have been ongoing.
Baldwin County libraries 2018 holiday schedule
December 18, 2018 (Robertsdale, Alabama) The Baldwin County libraries have released their schedule for the Christmas and New Year holidays. December 17, 2018 through December 30, 2018 - Close at 4:30 p.m.
Negotiations sputtering in Gulf Shores school split
After more than 11 months of formal negotiations between the Baldwin County Board of Education and the independent Gulf Shores Board of Education, they have a … proposal. Well, at least one proposal to resolve one of five unsettled issues.
Baldwin County fugitive arrested in Florida
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) - A man wanted on assault and robbery charges in Baldwin County was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Palm Bay, Florida. Deputies said Jermain Dickerson, 22, took part in a shooting that happened on November 18, 2018, on Springfield Court in Bon Secour. Four people were wounde
Local musician among dozens of car break-in victims in Orange Beach and Perdido Key
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WPMI) — Orange Beach Police are investigating a possible connection between a rash of vehicle break-ins inside their city limits and in Perdido Key, Florida, just days apart.
Alabama armed drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in Federal Court
TOXEY, Ala. (WPMI) — United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that William Nicholas Hearn, 44, of Toxey, Alabama, was sentenced Wednesday for his possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm. Hearn pled guilty
The Unsuspecting Alabama Truck Stop Where You Can Pull Over And Have An Amazing Meal
Alabama is home to a variety of places to eat, including truck stops. One truck stop in Alabama where you’ll be served an amazing meal is the Oasis Travel Center. For information about this popular truck stop and its unique restaurant, take a look below.
Carnival Cruise Line: Passenger reported missing on cruise from Alabama
Carnival Cruise Line says a passenger is missing on a cruise ship from Alabama. Carnival tells news outlets in a statement that the male passenger was reported missing as the Carnival Fantasy was bound for Progreso, Mexico.
Foley PD seek woman for questioning in theft
FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) — Foley Police Department is asking for assistance to identify the woman pictured. She is wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Hood's Home Discount Center over the weekend.
3 Alabama prison officers arrested
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say three Alabama correctional officers who worked at two different prisons have been arrested on corruption charges. The Department of Corrections says two officers from the Ventress Correctional Facility in Clayton are charged with using their jobs for personal
Suspect arrested in Magnolia Springs shooting
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — An update has come to the Magnolia Springs shoot-out last month where at least 30 rounds were fired, leaving four injured. 22-year-old Jermain Dickerson has been arrested as the primary suspect.
Mother Of Alabama Star Says He’s Returning For Senior Year
Next year’s Alabama Crimson Tide team will have a familiar face leading the linebackers corps. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, the mother of Alabama star LB Mack Wilson, Sandra Wilson, revealed that her son is planning to return to the team in 2019 so he can get his college degree and win an
Family of murdered Pensacola girl files wrongful death lawsuit against apartment complex
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WPMI) — The mother of a 12-year-old Pensacola girl murdered last year now speaking out. Naomi Jones' family is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the apartment complex where they lived, the Aspen Village Apartments.
1 found dead in river, 2 survive after boat sinks in Alabama
FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say two people were able to swim to shore after a boating accident that killed one person. Sgt. Jody Kelley with the Alabama Department of Law Enforcement Marine Police tells news outlets that a small boat with three people on board began to sink from underneath them S
Pensacola man beaten, robbed after meeting woman on dating app
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — “Scary is not the word. I was terrified. I have never been terrified like that,” said a Pensacola man who claims he was attacked and beaten after using a dating app.
VIDEO: GEICO donates truck to Baldwin County Sheriff's Boys Ranch
Right now eight at-risk boys live on the farm in Summerdale. The ranch takes them in and house parents raise them.
Nearly 250 bottles of liquid narcotic seized in Baldwin County
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- The Baldwin County Interdiction team says it seized 241 bottles of Promethazine, a drug used in prescription cough syrup, commonly known as "lean."
Elberta council talks library funding
Creating a monthly salary for the Elberta Town Library director position was a source of debate during last week’s Elberta Town Council work session. Since the creation of the library, director and former town councilwoman Betty Wood has served in position as a volunteer without salary. Recently, th
“Let It Snow” in Foley
On Saturday, Dec. 15, the City of Foley hosted their annual Let It Snow event, which was rescheduled from Dec. 8. Heritage Park welcomed a flurry of “snow” on Saturday, with the city purchasing ice to be crushed into snow for children to enjoy. The event featured food, fun, and live entertainment to