Entries from April 2007 ↓

Baldwin County foreclosures up sharply

Baldwin County, Ala., has seen an increase from 23 in the first three months of last year to 102 for the same period in 2007.

The Housing Bubble

Violent domestic dispute in Fairhope

Charles M. Sullivan surrendered after police and Baldwin County sheriff’s deputies surrounded the home on Boothe Road.

Mobile man in violent domestic dispute surrenders in Fairhope

Health Ratings

The lowest ratings: Foley Waffle House and Zeke’s in Orange Beach. Both had scores of 80.

See the other health scores

Orange Beach DARE officer suspended

Sgt. Anthony Grigsby has been accused of inappropriately touching a minor. The incident occurred in another jurisdiction. Very few details have been released.

Local Police Officer Suspended

Baldwin County High principal, coach suspended

Principal Eddie Mitchell and and former athletic director Robert Leslie have been placed on administrative leave after a state audit showed over $235K was improperly spent.

Principal, coach suspended

Drunks with no way home in Orange Beach

Partiers at the Mullet Toss this weekend in Orange Beach may have to wait a while for a taxi. New rules are stricter and have reduced the number of taxis that can pick up passengers in Orange Beach.

Fewer Taxis Running in Orange Beach

Grand jury indicts Perdido man

A federal grand jury indicted a Baldwin County man on multiple charges of drug trafficking and gun offenses.

Grand jury indicts Perdido man

Mosquito spraying starting

Baldwin County will spray for adult mosquitoes in the unincorporated areas of Baldwin County based on need and public health concern between the hours of 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., beginning as early as May 1.

Mosquito spraying to begin in Baldwin

Gulf Shores woman gets 10 year sentence

A 40-year-old Gulf Shores woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison today, a month after a jury convicted her of criminally negligent homicide.

Woman gets 10 years in drunk driving death

Elsanor class pet killed during burglary

Teens broke into Elsanor Elementary on Wednesday and Thursday. They stole various items, vandalized the school and portables and killed a class fish.

Teen thieves break into a school, kill a classroom pet

Ivan swindler pleads guilty

A man prosecutors say swindled more than a dozen hurricane victims out of more than $500,000 pleaded guilty to theft charges today in Baldwin County Circuit Court and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Man pleads guilty to theft charges linked to Hurricane Ivan

Baldwin County High debt won’t be paid yet

Baldwin County Board of Education members indicated this week that they are not quite ready to pay off a $235,000 debt for Baldwin County High School.

Board expected to delay paying debt

Foley death ‘suspicious’

Investigators today said they were investigating the “suspicious death” of a woman found in a bathtub in her Foley apartment.

Foley death ‘suspicious,’ police say

Daphne Middle School evacuated

Daphne Middle School was evacuated late this afternoon. Rumors circulated among the students that there was a bomb threat made. Parents of students who were absent from school today were contacted.

More school talks with beach cities

After citizens overwhelmingly rejected a school split, the opposing sides are making plans for new discussions about the future of schools in the growing resort cities. More money to spent on lawyers.

Beach cities, county plan school talks