Bayshore Christian School hosts largest athletic signing ceremony

Ashlyn Whiteside, John Malone, Mikael Bryant and Streed Crooms made up the largest athletic signing ceremony hosted at Bayshore Christian School Wednesday afternoon when they increased the Eagles’ total signees to seven.

Work to widen Hwy. 59 in Gulf Shores starting in January

GULF SHORES — Work will start in January to add a third southbound lane to Alabama 59 from Coastal Gateway Boulevard south to Fort Morgan Road.Gulf Shores City Council was scheduled to vote …

Gulf Shores' Nick DiMario, Fairhope's Pete Blohme among 7 Baldwin residents awarded in Alabama hospitality

Seven Baldwin County residents were among those named as the top of their industry at the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association's annual awards.Winners of the group's 2022 Stars of the …

Subdivision plans near Robertsdale Walmart worry residents

ROBERTSDALE — A proposal to build almost 100 homes west of the Robertsdale Walmart has some residents expressing concerns about drainage, sewer services and traffic.The Robertsdale City Council …
Obituaries
Joanne Wilson, age 85, a resident of Spanish Fort, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. Joanne worked alongside her husband Bobby at Wilson’s Service Station in Spanish Fort, Alabama. She …
Donald Walton, age 82, of Theodore, Alabama, passed away on Nov. 15, 2022. Please go to www.casonfuneralservice.com and sign the Memorial Book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral Service in …
Karen S Tedesco, age 81, of Gulf Shores, Alabama, passed away on Nov. 20, 2022. Please go to www.casonfuneralservice.com and sign the Memorial Book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral …
Donald R Shackelford, age 63, of Spanish Fort, Alabama, passed away on Nov. 10, 2022. Please go to www.casonfuneralservice.com and sign the Memorial Book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral …
Robert D Nester, age 70, of Spanish Fort, Alabama, passed away on Nov. 26, 2022. Please go to www.casonfuneralservice.com and sign the Memorial Book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral …
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Gingerbread Jam competition in Orange Beach canceled

The annual Gingerbread Jam, held at the Orange Beach Event Center, has been canceled this year due to low registration numbers.Jessica Langston, Orange Beach Creative Director and co-creator of the …

Beachball Properties named 2022 Vacation Rental Management Company of the Year by VRMA

Orange Beach — Beachball Properties of Orange Beach was awarded Vacation Rental Management Company of the Year from the Vacation Rental Management Association at the 2022 VRMA International …

Baldwin County, beware: 'Tis the season for scammers

‘Tis the season for scammers to be jolly as they look to cash in on shoppers' desperation to find limited items.Scammers will likely look to take advantage of product shortages and an increase …

Happy Thanksgiving! Gulf Coast Media staff shares their favorite holiday dishes and traditions

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family or friends, and a highlight of the occasion for many is the meal shared and the memories made. For some, the meal is as simple as a frozen Hungry Man …
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Baldwin County's weekend holiday happenings Dec. 2-4

Looking to schedule a few holiday events into your weekend plans? Baldwin County is bursting with holiday cheer each weekend this month, so we have compiled a list to help make your scheduling …

Children’s portrayal of “A Christmas Carol” is witty reminder to be kind

GULF SHORES — Sometimes the ghosts of Christmas are a bit of a smarty pants. As the Ghost of Christmas Present in South Baldwin Community Theatre's upcoming production of "A Christmas …

Check out these events happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast Dec. 2-4, 2022

The first weekend in December tends to be a little hectic around my house. It means climbing into the attic and dragging plastic tubs of interior and exterior holiday décor down the rickety …

"Elf" graces the big screen in Mobile

It is holiday movie season! Grab the family and friends and enjoy an evening viewing the 2003 American Christmas comedy "Elf" on the big screen at the historic Saenger Theater. The film, directed …

Kenny Chesney returns to Orange Beach in 2023

Time to shine up those cowboy boots and dust off your hat. Kenney Chesney with special guest Kelsea Ballerini is coming to Orange Beach in 2023.Chesney wrapped his 2022 "Here and Now" tour, …

St. Michael Catholic High School United Nations team wins 19 awards

The St. Michael Catholic High School Model United Nations (UN) team competed in its first Arkansas Model UN Conference with prowess and poise, winning 19 awards, including the second highest award.On …

Baldwin County High students volunteer at Prodisee Pantry

More than 30 Baldwin County High School students spent time volunteering at Prodisee Pantry in Spanish Fort. The HOSA (Future Health Professionals) students are part of the school's Sports Medicine …

Baldwin educator named law firm's Teacher of the Month

Daphne High School teacher, Nikki Minoso, has been selected as an Alexander Shunnarah Teacher of the Month because of her proven commitment and dedication to the next generation.Alexander Shunnarah …

Thanksgiving Giveback in Foley organized by former Lion Julio Jones

Julio Jones gave back to his hometown of Foley Monday afternoon with the inaugural Thanksgiving Giveback where there were games, amusement rides, free food and a turkey giveaway for local families at …

James Madison crowned Sun Belt volleyball champions at Foley Event Center

FOLEY – Sophie Davis charted 15 kills on .419 hitting with five blocks to lead James Madison to the Sun Belt Conference Tournament Championship in its first year in the league. The Dukes, …

Gulf Coast Gun Collectors Association donates to sport shooting teams in Orange Beach, Robertsdale

The Gulf Coast Gun Collectors Association presented checks to the sport shooting teams from Orange Beach and Robertsdale High Schools Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 16, at Greener Fields Firearm and …

Gulf Shores’ historic football season ends with 20-14 loss to Faith Academy in state quarterfinal

GULF SHORES — The Faith Academy Rams rattled off 20 unanswered points en route to a 20-14 victory that eliminated the Gulf Shores Dolphins in the AHSAA Class 5A state quarterfinal Friday night at Mickey Miller …

Gerald going from Baldwin County High School to Shelton State softball

Baldwin County High School’s Aspen Gerald signed a scholarship Friday, Nov. 18, to play softball for Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa. It cemented the commitment Gerald made to the …