Entries from May 2007 ↓

Swim advisory at Fairhope beach

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) advises the public that two recent successive tests of swimming water quality at the Fairhope Public Beach in Fairhope were poor. Swimming in this area might lead to an increased risk of illness.

Swim advisory issued for public beach in Fairhope

Crash kills Baldwin Co. woman on her way to work

49-year old Linda Kyles of Summerdale dies in a crash on County Road 55. George Ellis was had to be hospitalized and then released.

Crash kills Baldwin Co. woman on her way to work

Gulf Shores oyster restaurant to change sign

A new Gulf Shores restaurant with Oyster House in its name will change a sign on its property to differentiate it from the nearby Original Oyster House.

Oyster battle: New restaurant says it will change sign, but judge leaves broader complaint unresolved

Burglars strike Gulf Shores condos

Gulf Shores Police Sergeant Skip Calloway gave NBC15 News these details: “We had about six rooms unlawfully entered into while they were on the beach…..purses, cash, credit cards, were taken out of the rooms.”

Burglars strike Gulf Shores condos over holiday weekend

Lillian Covered by Flash Flood

Wednesday’s heavy rain, seemed more like the storm surge from a hurricane rather than a downpour to some Lillian residents. The area near Perdido Bay was covered by a flash flood.

Lillian Covered by Flash Flood

Daphne Fire Department has busy weekend

Daphne firefighters were busy over the holiday weekend with a house fire on Saturday and a fire in the woods on Monday. Both fires were in Lake Forest.

Daphne Fire Department busy over Memorial Day weekend

ADEM issues air quality notification

the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is re-issuing the notification published last week to the public so that they may reduce outdoor activity as necessary.

Maybe today’s rain will help

ADEM issues air quality notification

Raises in works for Spanish Fort officers

The Spanish Fort City Council moved forward with a 30 percent starting pay increase for officers. The boost to $16 an hour, from $12 an hour, will bring Spanish Fort in line with some of its neighboring cities. This could be just the first in a round of salary increases for city workers.

Raises in works for Spanish Fort officers

Posters With Missing Pastor’s Wife Picture Distributed

Beth Smith was last seen at a Christian conference in Bossier City, Louisiana March 24th. Her picture is being posted at just about every convenience store in the Gulf Coast region and beyond.

Posters With Missing Pastor’s Wife Picture Distributed

Chickens deployed

Sixteen pairs of chickens will roost in cages spread throughout Baldwin County for the summer. Health officials know when mosquitoes bite the hens they can find out, in almost real time, if any deadly viruses are circulating.

Baldwin Co. health officials deploy sentinel chickens

Dangerous Intersection in Baldwin County

ADOT supervisors say a traffic light will be installed at Keller Road and Highway 59 in a few months.

Dangerous Intersection in Baldwin County

Loxley asks for water conservation

Because of the dry weather, the town of Loxley is asking people again to voluntarily conserve water.

Utility officials are asking people not to water their lawns and shrubs or wash their cars.

Conserving Water

The beach is back

Lots going on at the beach over the holiday weekend, including a big wreck:

One of the few snarls to the weekend was a wreck Sunday afternoon on Alabama 59 in Gulf Shores. Northbound traffic was blocked south of Baldwin County 10 and several people were reported injured. No other information was available late Sunday.

The beach is back

A ‘business’ of prayer in Fairhope

the Prayer Room, which has been open since March 13, is “a gathering place for Christians of any denomination.”

“We take it very seriously,” Barnes said.

Anyone been to their threshing room in the back? That sounds really serious.

A ‘business’ of prayer

Woman Unwittingly Rescues Injured Bobcat

Liza Eldred, her teenage daughter and the girl’s friend found the female bobcat Saturday on U.S. 98 in south Baldwin County, wrapped it in a sweatshirt and drove it to an animal clinic for treatment.

Meow

Woman Unwittingly Rescues Injured Bobcat