Known as one of the Gulf Coast’s most popular beach getaways, Orange Beach is lined with beautiful marinas and miles of coastal paradise. Naturally soaking up the beauty of its surroundings, Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina houses two completely different experiences under one roof—upscale and casual family dining—yet both still exude a very authentic vibe. We sat down with the duo to discuss everything from running two restaurants under one roof to their best childhood memories of cooking.
The largest no-kill animal shelter in Baldwin County needs your help, and it’s not just money or donations. Caretakers at the North Baldwin Animal Shelter say too many pet owners aren’t taking the responsibility of spaying and neutering pets seriously.
The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following road closures related to the Annual National Shrimp Festival.
An ALDOT official e-mailed a response to questions sent earlier Sunday morning. She said they plan on removing the trailer from the bay starting at 9:30 Monday night. Expect traffic to be diverted to the causeway.
BALDWIN COUNTY, AL (WALA) - The driver of an 18-wheeler carrying milk cartons is in the hospital after a crash on the I-10 Bayway eastbound bridge sent his truck plunging into Mobile Bay.
The driver of an 18-wheeler carrying milk cartons is lucky to be alive after a crash sent him plummeting off I-10 bridge and into Mobile Bay.
An 18-wheeler carrying milk fell off of the Bayway Bridge near mile marker 33 around 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning and plunged into the Mobile Bay.
A spokesman from the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said the driver conscious and alert. He was airlifted to a local hospital after the accident.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — From Florida to Georgia to the Carolinas, thousands of people have left their homes behind. With Hurricane Matthew, there is no messing around. The warnings have been clear.
The construction of a Walmart Supercenter angered plenty of Fairhope residents less than a decade ago. A Hampton Inn, built downtown with a parking deck, also stirred friction. And a worker-housing development next to the high school sparked fierce resistance.
FOLEY, AL- Foley is one of Baldwin County’s fastest growing cities. Families continue to move here, commercial development is on the rise and new visitors arrive daily.
Recent growth could put a strain on some public safety resources in the future.
Local emergency management officials are using Hurricane Matthew as an opportunity to remind people to stay prepared for any possible storm.
In Baldwin County in particular, many residents haven’t experienced a major storm before.
More than two dozen linemen, superintendents and engineers from Baldwin EMC are getting ready to hit the road heading into the storm.
Fairhope is the fastest growing city in the state of Alabama, and now it wants a time out. A new city government is on the way with a new mayor and three new City Council members, all who say a slow down is necessary so infrastructure can catch up.
Loxley Work Release corrections officer Jerrett Derrell Hooks was booked into the facility after being arrested for two counts of helping an inmate escape and one count of using his position for personal gain.
WEEKS BAY, AL- State wildlife officials are investigating reports of dead birds found near the mouth of Weeks Bay.
The dead birds, including seagulls, brown pelicans and great blue herons, are located near the boat launch at the end of County Road 1. We counted 17 dead birds at that location Wednesday.
With Labor Day far behind us and the holidays still in the seemingly distant future…where can we go for a last minute ‘fun in the sun’ vacation? Try Gulf Shores/Orange Beach, Alabama!
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) — Gulf State Park officials have officially shut down the “Zip Line” concession on Lake Shelby as of this week.
The owner says he still has a license to operate but is getting no where with the state. Tom Schlinkert says state officials are not being honest or forthcoming about what’s behind the shut down.
GULF SHORES – Tom Schlinkert has been looking for answers as to why the state doesn’t want to renew his contract for running ziplines in Gulf State Park.“
If they would just sit down and talk,” Schlinkert said. “They still won’t tell us why. There appears to be a reason they won’t tell us. I think it’s time these guys were upfront.”
This is a trip six weeks in the making.
A one hundred pound, Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle is back in the gulf.
GULF SHORES, AL- State officials have shut down one of Baldwin County’s most popular beach attractions.
On Monday, officials with the Alabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources issued the Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park a cease and desist order. That means the company can no longer offer zip line tours or kayak rentals at Lake Shelby.
Municipal election results are in for many races in Southwest Alabama.
The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm has grown into something quite magical, now in its sixth and wonderful year. It provides proof that dreams can come true.
Music enthusiast Cathe Steele had a vision to open a place on her farm where musicians and fans could come together in an inviting environment free from the restraints common to this crazy old world. Regardless of economic means, amount of education, political views and religion, two or three hundred folks convene each Sunday at Steele’s picturesque farm in Silverhill, AL for what has been commonly called “The Frog Pond Sunday Social”.
A new gas tax passed by the city of Foley will go into affect later this year and will impact distributors who sell and transport fuel to gas stations.
The three cent tax on motor fuel will be levied on distributors who supply gas stations.
There have been three more arrests in Baldwin County for trafficking meth. They came after a SWAT Team moved in on a home in the Clear Springs community on County Road 112 Friday, September 30, 2016. Deputies found scales, pipes, guns and one and a half ounces of meth-ice. They’re just the latest in several drug trafficking arrests over the last month.
Drugs, guns, tools of the drug trade and now off the streets in Baldwin County.
September was a good month in the drug war. There were five “significant” cases that put more than a dozen people behind bars. The latest, in the shadow of a church in the Clear Springs community.
SILVERHILL, AL – It’s currently illegal to operate a standard golf cart on most roads, but in Baldwin County, that could change.
Voters will be asked to approve Local Amendment 4 in the November general election. The amendment would give individual municipalities in Baldwin County the ability to control and regulate the use of golf carts on city roads.
If Local Amendment 4 is passed, golf carts would have to be equipped with specific safety features including headlights, tail lights, turn signals and windshields.
No bond was set for 23-year-old, Deon “D.J.” Johnson in the courtroom of Mobile District Court Judge Joe Basenburg on Monday morning.
Johnson, a former high school football star at Spanish Fort High School in 2012, is accused of murdering 26-year-old, Chance Ollhoft in the 2600 block of Rothfield Place Thursday (Sept. 29) night. While investigators are still searching for suspects and a motive in the murder, after interviewing Johnson the following day he was placed under arrest by the Mobile Police Department.
David and Patty Adams were looking forward to zip lining for the first time during their trip to Gulf Shores as part of their 40th wedding anniversary.
But on Monday, the Arkansas couple learned that the zip line course was abruptly closed and that their scheduled Wednesday trip was canceled.
“That was one of the reasons we were coming down,” said David Adams, who is spending the week on vacation in Gulf Shores. “We had thought about it for the last month. We got there today, and it was closed down.”
On Monday afternoon, the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced several arrests made in the county over the last month involving the Baldwin County Drug Task Force. The arrests busted several methamphetamine distribution rings and removed illegal firearms off the streets.
Chris Sherrill preparing a Gulf Coast Seafood Sandwich…