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Mayoral recount set in one Alabama city amid concerns about election: ‘I am wondering what happened’ | AL.com

September 08, 2016

A candidate for mayor in the growing Eastern Shore city of Daphne is criticizing the handling of the last month’s elections amid swirling concerns statewide about how municipal elections were managed by city clerks.

via Mayoral recount set in one Alabama city amid concerns about election: ‘I am wondering what happened’ | AL.com.

Watch Tim Cook belt out ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ at Apple event | AL.com

September 08, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off today’s much-anticipated product unveiling with a Southern rock nod to his home state.

Joined by The Late Late Show’s James Corden and artist Pharrell, Cook, a native of Robertsdale, Alabama belted out the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic “Sweet Home Alabama” in a pre-event edition of Carpool Karaoke. The song, an anthem for the University of Alabama, has to sting a little to Cook, a graduate of Auburn University.

via Watch Tim Cook belt out ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ at Apple event | AL.com.

 

How a 1 vote difference in a mayoral race could create a big-size legal problem for one Alabama town | AL.com

September 08, 2016

Magnolia Springs is a small coastal Alabama town of 768 residents, many of whom live on or near a charming river surrounded by oak trees. They still have their mail delivered by boat.

But the town’s government could be dealing in a sizable problem as its mayoral election heads toward court.

via How a 1 vote difference in a mayoral race could create a big-size legal problem for one Alabama town | AL.com.

Why prosecutors are pursuing charges against a frail Carolyn Hood in murder of husband | AL.com

September 08, 2016

Carolyn Hood, the 79-year-old frail woman who lives in an assisted care facility in Montgomery, was aware of the brutal murder of her husband two years ago and was “absolutely not” aghast that her son dismembered his body, Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon said Wednesday.

via Why prosecutors are pursuing charges against a frail Carolyn Hood in murder of husband | AL.com.

Baldwin County Commission, US Navy agree on use of airstrips – FOX10 News | WALA

September 07, 2016

BALDWIN COUNTY, AL (WALA) - The US Navy Whiting Field has agreed to let the Baldwin County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) utilize two airstrips as staging areas in the event of a disaster. A Navy representative delivered the good news at the Baldwin County Commission meeting Tuesday morning, September 6, 2016.

via Baldwin County Commission, US Navy agree on use of airstrips – FOX10 News | WALA.

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$1 million condos: Roll Tide penthouse in Tuscaloosa, incredible views in Orange Beach, modern sophistication in Birmingham | AL.com

September 07, 2016

An elegant condo with a million-dollar view of the Gulf of Mexico, an ultra-modern condo overlooking The Magic City and a penthouse made for the ultimate Bama fans – three condos in three Alabama cities, offered at around the same price, just under $1 million. Here’s what you get for between $950,000 and $979,000 in Orange Beach, Birmingham and Tuscaloosa.

via $1 million condos: Roll Tide penthouse in Tuscaloosa, incredible views in Orange Beach, modern sophistication in Birmingham | AL.com.

Private investors in new bridge should be welcomed, not threatened | AL.com

September 07, 2016

Alabama is facing large shortfalls for both Medicaid and its General Fund. Politicians are fighting about whether to cut programs or raise taxes in response, when they should be focusing on increasing economic growth. It is also odd that they are so intent on using millions of scarce taxpayer dollars to build a new bridge for the state’s wealthiest citizens when better options are available.

via Private investors in new bridge should be welcomed, not threatened | AL.com.

Ala. Supreme Court to hold arguments in Baldwin County – FOX10 News | WALA

September 06, 2016

Students at a local college are getting ready for a rare educational experience.

The Alabama Supreme Court is scheduled to hold the argument of two cases before it at the Bay Minette campus of Faulkner State http://www.faulknerstate.edu/Articles/supreme_court_of_alabama_comes_to_faulkner_state.aspx.

Administrators at the school say this is the first time in more than twenty years arguments like this have happened in Baldwin County.

The two cases are local.

via Ala. Supreme Court to hold arguments in Baldwin County – FOX10 News | WALA.

Gulf Shores to begin 15 million beachfront revitalization

September 05, 2016

The City of Gulf Shores is moving forward with plans to transform Gulf Place, the city’s most iconic stretch of beachfront and main public beach area. The $15 million Gulf Place Revitalization Project is a linchpin objective of the Small Town, Big Beach Vision 2025 for Sustainability and the result of years of master planning and public input.

via Gulf Shores to begin 15 million beachfront revitalization.

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