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Baldwin County School Board files lawsuit over Gulf Shores school split directives – Lagniappe Mobile

February 16, 2019
If State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey invokes his powers to remove Baldwin County Superintendent Eddie Tyler for not following an order to accept an agreement with the city of Gulf Shores, the county, in a lawsuit filed around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, says it will ask a court to counter it.
Source: Baldwin County School Board files lawsuit over Gulf Shores school split directives - Lagniappe Mobile
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Baldwin County Board of Education deadline in limbo | WPMI

February 16, 2019
Baldwin County, Ala. (WPMI) - Breaking up has been hard to do for the Baldwin County School Board as Gulf Shores moves forward in creating a city school system. No action will be taken today by the County School Board despite the February 15th deadline set by the State School Superintendent on key items in a separation agreement.
Source: Baldwin County Board of Education deadline in limbo | WPMI
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Orange Beach Police Department’s strategies & stats

February 15, 2019

by City of Orange Beach
February 15, 2019 - (OBA®) - It’s important to remember during the day-to-day happenings throughout Orange Beach, the city is always focused on ensuring the community is clean and safe for residents and visitors alike.

The city’s focus on safety was recognized recently as Orange Beach was ranked one of the top 10 safest cities in Alabama in a report based on 2017 FBI statistics.


Source: Orange Beach Police Department's strategies & stats

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14-year Taylor Energy oil leak could be two times larger than BP spill, new research says | nola.com

February 15, 2019

A toppled oil platform that has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 14 years may have released much more oil than recent estimates have indicated, possibly pushing the total volume well beyond BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.

New research indicates 2,100 to 71,400 gallons of oil are escaping each day from the Taylor Energy platform site, about 10 miles from the mouth of the Mississippi River. The high estimate of 71,400 gallons per day is more than two times larger than the highest potential rate cited by the Coast Guard when it ordered Taylor to fix the problem late last year.


Source: 14-year Taylor Energy oil leak could be two times larger than BP spill, new research says | nola.com

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Hangout Fest at 10: How the Alabama Festival Survived a Turbulent First Year and Delivered on Luxury | Billboard

February 15, 2019

For 10 years Hangout Music Festival has been hosting a luxury event on the beaches of Alabama -- a feat that only seems more impressive following the disastrous Fyre Festival and the continuing coverage that has surrounded it. Hangout was started by entrepreneurs and restaurant owners Shaul and Lilly Zislin who followed through on a vision of a luxury festival that differed from the experiences they were having at festivals back in 2009.


Source: Hangout Fest at 10: How the Alabama Festival Survived a Turbulent First Year and Delivered on Luxury | Billboard

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Baldwin Co. / Gulf Shores schools have until Friday to accept final separation agreement | WPMI

February 15, 2019
Baldwin County Superintendent Eddie Tyler and the Baldwin county School Board have until Friday to accept a final separation agreement from the State Presentment of Education, according to a letter sent to both school systems last week.
Source: Baldwin Co. / Gulf Shores schools have until Friday to accept final separation agreement | WPMI

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