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Gary Finch Outdoors: Teaching a biker to fish, and helpful hints for other beginning anglers – WKRG News 5

February 20, 2020
BON SECOUR, Ala. (WKRG) — Our Gary Finch Outdoors segment usually details expert advice on hunting and fishing. But what if you are far from an expert? Gary’s also great at teaching inexperienced fishermen, like Biker Dad Blogger, Chris Best. That’s why Gary invited Chris along for this week’s story. But could he actually bag a fish?
Source: Gary Finch Outdoors: Teaching a biker to fish, and helpful hints for other beginning anglers – WKRG News 5

“Buc-ee’s Blvd” could soon alleviate congestion at Baldwin Beach Express – WKRG News 5

February 14, 2020
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) – A portion of roadway in Baldwin County could see get a name change. Traffic along Interstate 10 at Baldwin Beach Express has been a nightmare for drivers, especially during the busy summer months, thanks to the newly-built Buc-ee’s located along County Road 68.
Source: “Buc-ee’s Blvd” could soon alle
viate congestion at Baldwin Beach Express – WKRG News 5

Man sentenced to 15 years in Baldwin County child sex abuse case – WKRG News 5

February 13, 2020
On February 12, 2020, Jose Perez pleaded guilty in Judge Stankoski’s courtroom to one count of Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than Twelve. Perez will serve 15 years in the Alabama Department of Corrections. In addition to his sentencing, he must comply with all sex offender registration guidelines upon release with the Alabama Sex Offender Registration & Notification Act. Perez will also face possible deportation upon release because he is not a legal citizen of the United States.
Source: Man sentenced to 15 years in Baldwin County child sex abuse case – WKRG News 5

Orange Beach Mardi Gras 2020 PSA – YouTube

February 12, 2020

Mardi Gras 2020 parades in Orange Beach will begin to roll with The Mystics of Pleasure’s parade on Saturday, February 22, followed by “Moon Pies on Main” at The Wharf on Monday, February 24 and then the finale on Fat Tuesday, February 25 with the city’s parade starting at 2. On February 22, the Mystics will be joined by the Mystical Order of Mirams as there will be no Friday night parade. The Saturday Night Mega Mardi Gras Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. on Perdido Beach Boulevard at the traffic signal just east of Phoenix West, near Fin & Fork. The parade will end at the intersection of Highway 161 and Perdido Beach Boulevard, just passed the Publix shopping center. Please note where the new medians begin, near the Romar Beach Access, the floats will stay in the eastbound lanes (south side of the beach highway).The Wharf’s “Moon Pies on Main” event on Monday, February 24 includes a Kid and Pet Parade at 4 p.m., followed by activities, and an evening float parade rolls at 6 p.m. For details, go to city will hold its 2020 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, February 25. The parade follows the same Perdido Beach Boulevard route as Saturday’s parade. Road closure advisoryDuring the night parade on Saturday, February 22 the city will close Perdido Beach Boulevard – between Phoenix West II and State Highway 161 – to vehicular traffic from as early as 4 p.m. until as late as 7:30 p.m. Exact lane closure times will vary leading up to the start of each parade. On Tuesday, February 25 the same 2-mile stretch of beach highway will be closed again from as early as 1 p.m. to as late as 4 p.m.SHOW MORE

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