Tuesday morning, the Baldwin County Commission unanimously passed an almost $126.4 million dollar budget for the upcoming fiscal year. County Administrator Ron Cink gave a short presentation on the budget where he pointed out some of the highlights for the commissioners and the public present.
Court documents have been filed asking a judge to disqualify Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon from prosecuting a criminal case.
In an email sent to FOX10News, the attorney for Chey Garrigan filed a motion in Baldwin County Circuit Court Friday afternoon.
When you think of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Ala., a sandy beach with beautiful gulf waters in the background is probably what you picture. While the Gulf Coast is proud of their coastline, there’s much to do beyond the beach, especially as the fall months roll around.
Residents from the Oak Creek subdivision in Daphne came together Thursday evening to voice their opposition to a newly proposed apartment complex.
When Toni Fassbender looks at the lot near Champions Way in Daphne, she sees acres of opportunity.
“It’s a start, this is our first start,” she said.
She’s been working with the Daphne Industrial Development Board for years now working to transform the lot into the Daphne Innovation and Science Complex (DISC). In a news release Thursday afternoon, Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne announced a federal grant will help make the complex a reality.
The Fairhope City Council is considering putting a freeze on all new subdivision permit applications for at least six months. That will be up for discussion at the City Council meeting Thursday night, September 22, 2016.
A somber ceremony Thursday morning at the scene of a tragedy that happened 23 years ago.
It was the Amtrak Sunset Limited train disaster.
47 passengers and crew members were killed when the pilot of a tugboat that was pushing a barge, rammed the “Big Bayou Canot” railroad bridge.
A memorial boat tour was held Thursday morning.
A slow boat ride from Blakely State Park takes passengers to place where tragedy shattered the night 23 years ago.
A tug boat captain lost in the fog and darkness pushes his barge into a train trestle moving the tracks just enough to cause the Sunset Limited to derail.
Midmorning under a cloudless sky, and Denise, who politely declined to give her last name, was 1,000 feet out and 20 feet above the Gulf of Mexico cleaning a saltwater catfish. Her boyfriend, Monte, thin as a Popsicle stick, was reeling up a bare hook.
FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) — Police say Kimberly Richardson from Foley admitted to serving pot laced brownied at a football party over the weekend.
FOLEY, AL- A Foley woman is accused of serving brownies laced with marijuana to a teenager.
The World Food Championship will be at the Wharf in Orange Beach November 11th – 14th, with the finale coinciding with the full moon.
One of Baldwin County’s biggest events of early fall began Tuesday.
It’s the Baldwin County Fair in Robertsdale. It mixes education with entertainment.
A traffic stop on I-10 in Baldwin County results in two arrests and the seizure of more than eight pounds of cocaine. It was just after 11 a.m. Monday morning when deputies from the Special Operations Unit saw a white Nissan rental car was weaving through traffic.
FOX10 News is committed to following beach replenishment plans in Fairhope.
A final public meeting is being held Wednesday afternoon. The meeting is at 4:30 p.m. at the Fairhope Public Library. The first meeting was held in March of this year.
LILLIAN, AL (WKRG) — The Alabama man wanted for allegedly attempting to murder his wife with a mallet has finally been tracked down in Baldwin County.
Alabama Power and the Marine Resources Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources are working together to provide a new place to fish off the Alabama coast.
The partners have been working together on a new artificial reef that will be located approximately 25 miles south of Dauphin Island. The large reef is made up of two boilers recently removed from the James M. Barry Electric Generating Plant as well as a 195 foot barge. The 200,000-pound boilers were previously used at the plant’s Washington County and Theodore sites. The old boilers were recently upgraded with new equipment as a part of regularly scheduled maintenance at the plant. The barge is being provided by Cooper/T. Smith.
On September 19, 2016, the Baldwin County Sheriffs’ Office was contacted by authorities from the Birmingham U.S. Marshall’s Regional Task Force about a wanted subject from Gadsden Alabama that may be in Lillian.
On Sept. 15, the Magnolia Springs Town Council gathered for an emergency council meeting to approve the town attorney, Brad Hicks, to file the appropriate responsive pleadings and discovery in the pending election contest brought on by Jim Gaines Bob Holk abstained; Mayor Ken Underwood was absent. The town, as well as Bob Holk, has been named in the contest, filed Sept. 6, with the circuit court of Baldwin County.
Foley will celebrate the opening of the city’s pedestrian bridge on Friday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. The city invites everyone to attend and participate in the first walkover as Foley’s new bridge is opened. The brief ceremony will begin in the John B. Foley Park on Highway 59 near the fountain.
ROBERTSDALE, AL (WALA) - You know fall is almost here when the Fair comes to town. The 66th Annual Baldwin County Fair opens Tuesday, September 20, 2016 and the day before, crews began getting things in place. Crews will put in long hours between now and Tuesday’s opening, setting up more than 30 rides for all ages. This year, the Midway will feature four new rides that are sure to please.
SUMMERDALE, AL – State troopers are investigating a deadly accident that happened Saturday on the Baldwin Beach Express at the intersection of County Road 36. Four others involved in the wreck were hurt.
The comeback of a popular drug from the 60’s is being seen more and more in Baldwin County.
“We have seen significant heroin increases along the Eastern Shore,” says Sheriff Hoss Mack. “We’ve had a lot of cases we’ve been making over there.”
Eight members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame gathered on the field at halftime of the Oakland Raiders’ NFL game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday to honor Ken Stabler.
The developers of Abaco, a 78-unit condominium complex planned for Gulf Shores, have paid $4.3 million for 1.86 acres with 200 front feet on the Gulf on West Beach Boulevard in Gulf Shores, according to David Head Jr. and Rob Cunningham, two of the partners in DRG Development. The gulf-front property was formerly the site of Beach House condo complex and across the street from Pier 33 grocery store. Orange Beach Title handled the closing transaction, which included about 50 owners of the 26-unit Beach House.
A two-vehicle crash resulted in several injuries Saturday night in Summerdale, according to authorities.
It happened on Baldwin Beach Express South at County Road 36, according to an Alabama State Trooper, who also told FOX10 News five people with injuries were taken to a local hospital.
Alabama State Troopers say a man from Robertsdale was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on the Baldwin Beach Expressway Saturday night.
State lawmen say 55 year-old Jimmy F. Werner died at a local hospital after the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, which he was a passenger in, collided with a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by 48 year-old Mark Byrnes of Summerdale.
As people all over Mobile woke up to a rainy game day Saturday, hundreds of volunteers were already out scavenging the coast for litter.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — Baldwin EMC continues to receive numerous reports from members who say they have been contacted by someone claiming to represent the cooperative and demanding money with threats of turning off their power.
FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) — The Foley Entertainment Development off of the Foley Beach Express is finally going vertical with the first hotel under construction and the event center for the Foley Sports Tourism Complex.