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Gulf Shores wants to develop medical campus near airport – Mullet Wrapper

May 09, 2019
A little strip of land donated to Gulf Shores by the Erie Meyer Foundation will help the city in its quest to develop a medical campus near the intersection of Cotton Creek Road and Highway 59. During a council work session on May 6, the council discussed a budding partnership with South Baldwin Regional Medical Center to bring a free-standing emergency room to the city to help cut drive times to Foley. Also, during the session, the council discussed adding landscaping personnel to the Recreation Department to maintain the grounds at three schools the city is taking over on June 1.
Source: Gulf Shores wants to develop medical campus near airport - Mullet Wrapper
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Daphne community donates $20k to help family of boy recovering from brain tumor | WPMI

May 09, 2019
DAPHNE, Ala. (WPMI) — A Daphne community is helping support the family of a boy recovering from a brain tumor. Greyson Cushman, 6, continues to recover from surgery to remove a brain tumor, but members of Daphne Youth Baseball have collected funds to help his family with medical expenses.
Source: Daphne community donates $20k to help family of boy recovering from brain tumor | WPMI
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Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office vehicles outfitted with life-saving AED devices | Fox10tv.com

April 24, 2019
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) -- Every patrol unit in the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office will soon be outfitted with a device that could save your life. During a training session Tuesday, deputies learned about the new AEDs, or Automated External Defibrillators, they’ll be carrying in their cars. These state-of-the-art units have four-year batteries, are fully automated, offer bilingual instructions and deliver a hands-free charge.
Source: Baldwin County Sheriff's Office vehicles outfitted with life-saving AED devices | News | fox10tv.com
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Gulf Shores, AL – Youth PHINMAN Triathlon

April 15, 2019
The City of Gulf Shores and Gulf Shores Swim Team is excited to announce the upcoming Youth Phinman Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, May 25, at the David L. Bodenhamer Recreation Center. The Phinman Triathlon will consist of two separate races and age groups: PhinmanXL and PhinmanJR. The PhinmanXL is open to children ages 10-14. This race will consist of a 100 yard swim, 2.8 mile bike ride and 0.83 mile run.
Source: Gulf Shores, AL - Official Website
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Fairhope “hot spot” for foxes experts say |  fox10tv.com

March 15, 2019
Fairhope Police now have a new protocol in place in the event of a fox attack. This comes after police shot and then disposed of a fox after it attacked a woman Tuesday night, March 12, 2019. Because it happened after hours, the Baldwin County Health Department couldn’t be reached to have the animal immediately tested for rabies.
Source: Fairhope "hot spot" for foxes experts say | News | fox10tv.com
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Little girl who beat cancer is now helping other kids go to college

February 03, 2019
BAY MINETTE, Ala (WKRG) - Using their passion for positivity,  a group of riders got together eight years ago to help a little girl beat cancer. When she did beat that cancer,  they kept riding in her name to send other kids to college. The 8th annual Starla scholarship Ride in Bay Minette was named for Starla Chapman who was there Saturday.
Source: Little girl who beat cancer is now helping other kids go to college

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