The hometown of former Alabama quarterback Ken Stabler will honor the quarterback’s recent hall of fame induction during a football game at his alma mater on Friday night.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Ford Motor Company will pay tribute to the NFL legend at halftime of the Foley High School football game on Friday night. The ‘Hometown Hall of Famer’ program honors the hometown roots of the greatest heroes of the game with special ceremonies and plaque dedication events in local communities.
Stabler was a three-sport star for Foley. During his three seasons of varsity football with the Lions, Foley posted a 29-1 record and outscored its opponents 997-147. The only setback of Stabler’s prep football career came in a 20-14 loss to Vigor on Sept. 6, 1963, in his senior season.
The Foley Football History Project has put together a video tribute to Stabler that includes highlights of his high school career.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — It’s been a month since Fort Morgan volunteer firefighter John Bryan lost control of his motorcycle and was killed on Highway 181 near mile marker five. The grieving mother wants to know what lead up to the accident.
“We were two peas in the pod,” said Bryan’s mother Johnnie Bryan. “When you seen one, you seen the other.”
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WEAR) — No reason has been given as to why the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is not renewing their four-year contract with Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park.
In 2012 J.T. Lemons, a founding partner and the concessionaire of Gulf Adventure Center was granted a contract to build and operate Gulf Adventure Center, a 14-acre, seven-tower zip line course and outdoor adventure center within Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores.
Following a natural disaster, if you’re in the market for a used car—beware. There’s a chance that car may have flood damage.
“Well, unfortunately there are people that may take these care and truck them to another auction just to get them out of that flood area just to try and get a little more money for them,” says Eastern Shore Toyota General Manager Darrin Shelton.
Are some redfish homebodies? And some so full of wanderlust they fin their way from Alabama to Louisiana and back again? Do some spend their entire lives in the salty Gulf, and some in the brackish swamps? Do some act like waterborne snowbirds, and travel back and forth with the seasons?
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama House of Representatives approved a plan Wednesday to use the state’s oil spill settlement money to pay back money borrowed during a past budget shortfall and for road projects in coastal counties.
GULF SHORES – Both candidates in the race for Place 2 on the Gulf Shores City Council say they don’t believe the city’s spring break alcohol ban will be as adverse on the local economy as the Panama City ban.
Kevin Corcoran and Gary Sinak, hopefuls in the only contested municipal post on Pleasure Island, gave opening statements and answered questions from the audience on Tuesday night at the Gulf Shores Cultural Center.
GULF SHORES, AL – Alabama Director of State Parks Greg Lein says the state will not renew a contract for Hummingbird Zip Lines and Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park for another four years.Lein said plans are being studied for dismantling the towers at the widely popular attraction, which he said the owners must undertake per the contract.
GULF SHORES, AL (WALA) - The high school football season kicks off in a just a couple days. For the Gulf Shores Dolphins, it will be the first season since losing their former quarterback, 19-year-old Nathaniel (Nate) Harris.
Roads and bridges, that’s how Baldwin County planned to spend their share of BP settlement money coming to coastal counties. Baldwin County planned to continue to four-lane Highway 181, south to Highway 104, that’s been bogged down for more than a decade. They also wanted to continue to four-lane the Highway 31 corridor in Spanish Fort.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) — The mayor’s race in Fairhope is heating up. Incumbent Tim Kant is seeking his 5th term in office. He’s being challenged Karin Wilson, the owner of Page and Palette in downtown Fairhope.
As expected, the Baldwin County Commission passed two motions Tuesday, eliminating 62 positions at its Residential Wilderness Facility and agreeing to lease the facility to a private operator. In another action, commissioners also voted to terminate the current director and appoint a new one.
Fairhope, AL — WKRG - School starts tomorrow for a landmark school in Baldwin County. Classes begin Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic High School. It’s the first Catholic high school in Baldwin County. Monday, I followed Principal as he gave each room a final inspection and checked items off his list. The first day will only be a half day welcoming just 100 students enrolled so far.