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LOXLEY — The Town of Loxley is continuing to spread cheer this Christmas season. In addition to the third annual Light Up Loxley holiday lights contest and the town’s first Christmas … more
Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft gave a presentation regarding the proposed lodging tax increase to a full house Nov. 29. During the presentation Craft spoke of three options to raise the additional $7 … more
FOLEY - The Foley City Council recently finalized approval on the donation of the city’s previous engineering department building to the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce. The South Baldwin … more
Gulf Shores City Council was set to vote on the 2022 budget and lodging tax increase during the Nov. 22 regular council meeting but deferred both until Dec. 13. “We had scheduled to take … more
FAIRHOPE — The Baldwin County Highway Department will close a part of County Road 32 on Wednesday for more improvements to the intersection at County Road 13. According to a release issued … more
ROBERTSDALE — The city of Robertsdale will host an open house and dedication ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 for the new public works administration building located on Chicago … more
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS - The Magnolia Springs Town Council approved a donation of $650 to the Miracle League of Coastal Alabama during its Nov. 23 meeting. The council was approached about the donation … more
FOLEY - The Foley City Council voted to approve a resolution authorizing a cost of living adjustment (COLA) effective January 2022. The council approved an increase of 3.5 percent, the highest … more
ELBERTA - During the November council meeting, Elberta council member Teresa Newton questioned the town’s sales tax. The sales tax in Elberta is set at 11%. Newton said it raised concerns over … more
FAIRHOPE — The Baldwin County Highway Department has delayed closing County Road 13 near the intersection of County Road 32 until Wednesday. The intersection will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 … more
FOLEY - City of Foley Mayor Ralph Hellmich recently revealed the city is preparing to perform major downtown improvement projects to city-owned buildings and all city parks. During its Nov. 15 … more
SILVERHILL — The Silverhill Town Council took several actions at its Monday, Nov. 15 meeting to move forward with improvements to the town’s water system. First, the council passed a … more
ROBERTSDALE — The City of Robertsdale is joining other municipalities in Baldwin County in making a donation to the Miracle League of Coastal Alabama for the completion of a park and ballfield … more
After months of public input and revision the Orange Beach City Council finalized and unanimously approved the golf cart ordinance which goes into effect March 1, 2022. Due to the way the law was … more
ELBERTA - Elberta town council member Teresa Newton voiced her desire to rewrite the town’s nuisance ordinance during the November meeting. She hopes to present a draft of the revised ordinance to … more
SUMMERDALE — The Baldwin County Highway Department has announced the closing of County Road 71 between County Road 36 and West Shriver Avenue for drainage improvements. According to a … more
 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism has released partial year tourism figures for 2021 and the numbers through August are higher than the prior record-setting year in 2019. New President and … more
The Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) class at St. Agatha Catholic Church in Bay Minette raised more than $500 to buy supplies and food for the North Baldwin Animal Shelter. Their donation … more
In the days before Hurricane Sally spun ashore, double red flags were flying on Baldwin County’s beaches. No one was allowed in the churning waves. Still, a pair of swimmers headed into the … more
SUMMERDALE - The Summerdale Town Council voted at its Nov. 8 meeting to purchase property in the downtown area. The property is located across the street from the Summerdale Public Library and the … more
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