Gulf Shores’ Maldet cements commitment to Montevallo baseball program

GULF SHORES – Dominic Maldet said he fell in love with the Montevallo campus when he went on a visit and decided that was where he wanted to continue his academic and baseball careers after his …

Fairhope debates historic rules preservation after home demolished

FAIRHOPE — The demolition of a century-old home owned by a former enslaved woman who was an early resident of Fairhope has some city officials considering regulations to protect other historic …

USA Health dedicates Mapp Family Campus in Fairhope

FAIRHOPE — USA Health celebrated the dedication of the Mapp Family Campus Medical Office Building last week, a three-story 50,000-square-foot structure that anchors the health system's largest …

Baldwin County projects among work funded by $47 million state environmental grants

FOLEY — State environmental grants for the Alabama Gulf Coast will help improve waterways in several areas of Baldwin County, local officials said.In November, Gov. Kay Ivey announced the …
Obituaries
Devoted Mother, Wife, and Caregiver Patricia Diann Stuckey, 76, passed into the arms of her Lord on Sunday, November 27, at her home in Foley, surrounded by loved ones. Diann was born January …
Raymond Daniels “Danny” Stewart passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at his home in Foley, Alabama. The funeral services were held Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at Summit …
Joan Newburn, age 90, of Foley, Alabma, passed away on November 14, 2022. Please go to www.casonfuneralservice.com and sign the Memorial Book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral Service …
Donnie Mckelvey, age 74, of Foley, Alabama, passed away on November 22, 2022. Please go to www.casonfuneralservice.com and sign the Memorial Book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral …
Miss Monica Faye "Peaches" Gilmore passed away on Nov. 25, 2022. Services were held December 3, 2022. Arrangements by Mack Funeral Home, Robertsdale, Alabama
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Hangout Music Festival announces lineup for spring 2023 in Gulf Shores

Hangout Music Festival announced its lineup for the 2023 festival coming to Gulf Shores. Headliners include Red Hot Chili Peppers, SZA, Calvin Harris, Paramore, Little Nas X, Flume, Skrillex and …

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center expansion plans face staffing shortages

GULF SHORES — Major expansions in medical services are planned to meet the needs of south Baldwin County's booming population, but local hospitals also face shortages in health care providers, …

Hangout Music Festival announces new rental packages for 2023 Gulf Shores event

Planning a vacation can be a lot of work. Finding a condo with the date you want, buying tickets to the event you want to attend and arranging all the little details take a lot of time. Hangout …

Red Hot Chili Peppers say they’re coming to Gulf Shores for 2023 Hangout Music Festival

The first piece of the 2023 Hangout Music Festival lineup puzzle has been placed. Hangout fans have been waiting months to learn who will be included in the lineup for the 2023 festival, which is …
Local News

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo announces winter break camp dates

Christmas break is quickly approaching and if you are looking to keep your children busy you are in luck. The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is hosting two winter Zoo Camp sessions for children in …

Lillian Christmas Parade Grand Marshall selected

The Grand Marshall for the 2022 Lillian Christmas Parade is longtime resident Bob Donnenwirth. Donnenwirth settled in Lillian after serving in the military as a combat helicopter pilot, flight …

Baldwin County‘s weekend holiday happenings Dec. 9-11

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 …

Gulf Shores welcomes replica of the Christopher Columbus ship, the Pinta

The Pinta, replica of Christopher Columbus' ship, will open at LuLu's Gulf Shores Friday, Dec. 16. The ship will be docked at 200 E. 25th Ave., Gulf Shores and open to the public until Monday, Dec. …

Check out these Gulf Coast events happening Dec. 9-11, 2022

The holiday hustle is upon us. Holiday parties, children’s school concerts and prepping for the holidays can add a little stress this time of year. Take a little time away from it all get out …

SEEDS delivers more than $75,000 to Daphne teachers

DAPHNE — Daphne's Education Foundation, SEEDS, delivered more than $75,000 in grant funding to the six public schools in the city of Daphne this week.SEEDS Classroom Enrichment Grants are …

Growing the next generation of teachers for Baldwin County

Chelsie McClellan's first-grade students are sitting crisscross applesauce on the carpet waiting to see what books will be read to them.But it isn't McClellan who is poised on a stool with two books …

Foley offers new home for Baldwin County Library Cooperative

BAY MINETTE — The Baldwin County Library Cooperative could be moving to a new home in Foley after several months without one.A proposal is being worked out by the BCLC, county commission and …

Baldwin County basketball team hosts second annual toy drive

The Baldwin County High School boys’ basketball team held a toy drive in support of the Ty Foundation and the B.S. Foundation. The Tigers encouraged fans to bring toys to a recent home game …

Bayside Academy’s Doyle, Postle named Mobile Optimist Club runners of the year

Bayside Academy sophomore Catherine Doyle and senior Ty Postle were selected by the Mobile Optimist Club as the 1A–5A Runners of the Year for Mobile and Baldwin County. The Mobile Optimist …

Baldwin County High sporting clays team show out at River Region Shoot

The Baldwin County High School Sporting Clays team had a great showing at the 2022 River Region Fall Sporting Clay Shoot at Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club Saturday, Dec. 3. In the Intermediate …

Gulf Shores swimmers break records at state championship meet, finish second overall

Three local representatives, Fairhope’s Lena Amare, Bayside Academy’s Elizabeth Chen and Gulf Shores’ Murray Reed, all captured individual state titles and were among the 15 podium …

Lazenby steps down as Bayside Academy’s head football coach

The head football coaching position at Bayside Academy is now vacant after Phil Lazenby stepped down. The school reportedly asked Lazenby to relieve his post after 16 years as the Admirals’ …