Friday 11/27/15 LiveMusicLineUp.com
In Escambia County, a lot of people are spending the day giving to others.
At the Waterfront Rescue Mission, 160 men and women lived out the true spirit of the day, saying thank you by giving back.
Both the volunteers and the men and women being fed said they were grateful for the same thing, and that’s the feeling of family this Thanksgiving.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – The Wharf’s holiday offerings are up and running, Orange Beach will light its official tree on Dec. 1, also at The Wharf, but activities are available all over Pleasure Island.
Here’s how you can enjoy a Coastal Christmas:
Thursday 11/26/15 LiveMusicLineUp.com
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) The Fairhope Police Department has posted “Active Shooter” training and prevention videos on Facebook, in the wake of recent mass shootings.
“We know there’s a lot of fear surrounding mass shootings and terrorism, and that’s why we want the public to take a few minutes to review the videos and quizzes that we’ve posted,” Sergeant Craig Sawyer said.
GULF SHORES, AL – Again this year, the Christian Service Center is the recipient of toys collected in the “Santa’s Helper Toy Drive” effort co-sponsored by “Sunny 105.7-FM” and Christian Service Center in cooperation with many local businesses that serve as collection locations.
For the 10th year the two organizations have joined together to help give children in the area a better Christmas.
Just in time for the holiday rush, stop and go traffic on one of the busiest roadways in the state.
“Today is not so bad,” according to Tony Daganino who drove in from Atlanta.
A lot of folks are driving this holiday season thanks to lower gas prices.
GULF SHORES, AL- Prosecutors say the rape case against 18-year old Cameron Harrison is solid.
“I”m confident with my case,” says Baldwin County Asst. D.A. ChaLea Tisdale. “All evidence will be presented to a grand jury so they can make a fair determination.”
But prosecuting a rape case is difficult and it can become more complicated when it involves teens and alcohol.
Elberta Mayor Marvin Williams has wanted a new high school in the south Baldwin County town since he was elected seven years ago. He isn’t sure that he’ll get to see it materialize while still in office. But he is happy that, for the first time in years, the Baldwin County school system is moving ahead with adding school buildings at Elberta Elementary.
It all came down to the wire!
Eberta native Shelby Bown was the last contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” to be saved by America’s votes Tuesday.
She will now move on to the final 10 singers. All of whom will be back up on the stage 7 p.m. Monday night on Local 15.
FORT PICKENS (WEAR) Gulf Islands National Seashore will close the Fort Pickens Area to all public use due to predicted winds and high surf, effective Tuesday, November 24 at 5:00 pm.
The sand dunes between the Fort Pickens Road and the Gulf of Mexico have been eroded due to recent weather events.
It was a preliminary hearing where 13 witnesses were called and that took nearly five hours. In the end, District Judge, Clark Stankoski found enough probable cause to send this case to a grand jury. Now it will be up to it to decide whether or not this case goes to trial.
Judge Clark Stankowski has found probable cause against 18-year-old Cameron Harrison, with enough evidence and testimony to send the high-profile rape case to a grand jury.
Leslie Ann Harrison’s confrontation with a Robertsdale woman during Fairhope’s “Lighting of the Trees” prompted her to go online and blog about the experience in a post titled, “We don’t push in Fairhope.”
Leslie Ann Harrison’s blog post, “We don’t push in Fairhope” generated an online stir over the weekend after the annual “Lighting of the Trees” drew a large crowd to the city’s downtown on Thursday.
Four state parks and 10 cities across the state have received funds for improvements, totaling $700,000.
The federal Land and Water Conservation fund announced the grants, most of which are worth $50,000 each, and range in purpose from a special needs playground to a canoe and boat launch.
The state parks that received grants are:
The case against Spanish Fort High School running back Cameron Harrison will continue after a six-hour hearing on Tuesday to determine if there was probable cause.
Several restaurants in Mobile and Baldwin counties are here to help next Thursday. Here’s a preview of some of the places where you can eat a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, without washing a single dish.
As for Shelby Brown, I doubt I’ve ever witnessed a more influential contestant since I’ve been watching The Voice. Not only is the Top 11 Voice hopeful a tremendously talented young woman with a booming voice in her own right, she’s managed to single-handedly neutralize Team Blake. Voice coach Adam Levine may have snagged Brown out of a desire to troll long-time rival Blake Shelton by winning The Voice with a country artist, but he also found a way to split the country vote and protect non-country artists.
A few weeks ago, Chef Chris Sherrill of the Flora-Bama Yacht Club detailed in these pages how he qualified for the World Food Championships, which took place recently in Kissimmee.
I’m happy to report that Chris and his sous chef, Haikel Harris, did our area extremely proud in international competition.
Tuesday 11/24/15 LiveMusicLineUp.com
As part of their continued effort to help the community, Columbia Southern University (CSU) employees recently donated more than 2,400 canned goods and $289 to the annual Turkey Take-Out food drive.
“This wonderful effort by our staff and faculty will help 1,200 people in our area enjoy a blessed Thanksgiving,” said CSU Director of Employee Activities Vicki Barnes.
The Gulf State Park Enhancement Project on Friday announced that it has applied with Hilton Worldwide for a planned lodge that was previously destroyed by Hurricane Ivan.
The new lodge comes as part of a broader effort at the park, which looks to highlight sustainability efforts to boost economic recovery in the wake of the damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, according to a release.
A Baldwin County District Court Judge says the charges against a Spanish Fort football player accused of rape may be dropped if the District Attorney’s office fails to turn over evidence to the defense by 2pm today.
The season is upon us. It’s a season Christmas tree farmer Steve Mannard has worked for all year. He is gearing up for his busiest day of the year when his Christmas tree farm opens to the public the day after Thanksgiving.
via Oh, Christmas Tree.
BAY MINETTE, AL- Judge Clark Stankoski ordered the state to turn over evidence to Cameron Harrison’s attorney by 5pm Sunday, but the Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office ignored the order.
Instead of complying, prosecutors filed a motion asking the judge to reconsider, claiming the rape investigation is fluid and still developing.
A woman accused of supplying alcohol to minor at a house party where a teenage girl was allegedly raped says she had no clue the kids had alcohol.
“But I can tell you I didn’t serve it, didn’t provide it,” said Cathy Roberts. “Didn’t know until the party was ended.”
Roberts is charged with hosting an open house party and allowing the consumption of alcohol by minors.
A hearing is scheduled early Tuesday morning in the state of Alabama against 18-year-old Cameron Harrison, the Spanish Fort High School student charged with first degree rape. There have been several points of contention in legal proceedings leading up to the Tuesday hearing.
Monday 11/23/15 LiveMusicLineUp.com
“There’s something about The Grateful Dead – the music and the people and family surrounding it — that really is magical,” Grizzard says. “It brings people together … It starts with the unbelievable songwriting, but beyond that, they were able to achieve a family-type following that no band had ever done before. And it just turned into a whole other thing.”
The Stolen Faces play at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, 916 Charleston St. Other upcoming shows:
Saturday, Nov. 28 – The Flying Harpoon 2, 23479 Perdido Beach Blvd. in Orange Beach, 9 p.m.