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The Foley Public Library is now offering bookmarks featuring award-winning designs created by local children. These bookmarks emerged from a recent design contest open to children of all ages. … more
The voting residents of Daphne could soon be in a new district as the city reworks the seven city council districts ahead of the 2025 general election. The redistricting is still a work in progress … more
Daphne – Daphne City Council has approved a $6.2 million building contract to expand the Daphne Justice Center. The project, awarded to Persons Services Corporation, is part of a broader … more
Rowan Oak, a development by 68 Ventures, had its rezoning and annexation approved by the Daphne City Council during the regular City Council meeting on June 17. The public hearing for the project was … more
Residents of Foley should anticipate adjustments to garbage, recycling and yard waste collection due to the upcoming July 4 holiday. City offices, including Foley Public Works, will be closed on … more
New regulations approved by Foley City Council will limit the amount of light spilling onto neighboring residential properties. The council has amended the city's zoning ordinance to restrict light … more
Foley residents, alongside local first responders and community supporters, are set to rally behind their city's public safety teams in an upcoming "Battle of the Badges" blood drive organized by … more
A summer afternoon at a local pool took a dangerous turn Friday evening when a chemical mix-up led to a hazardous materials response and left 10 children struggling to breathe. According to a … more
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Aviation Unit has now partnered with Gulf Shores and Orange Beach for the third-straight year to assist with rescue swimmer flights, highlighted in a meeting … more
A new project will enhance downtown Foley by installing halo lighting on several trees along East Laurel Avenue and South Alston Street. The plan involves outfitting six trees in front of the … more
Katelyn Rath, a resident of Fairhope, recently took part in the Alabama Governor's Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) held on the campus of Auburn University. During the Thursday graduation ceremony, … more
Pedestrian access along Alabama 59 and other parts of Foley is set to improve. During a meeting on Monday, June 3, Foley City Council voted to seek funding for the construction of more than one … more
On Tuesday, June 18, the City of Orange Beach presented Dr. Ryan Forbess, of Orange Beach Family Medicine, a certificate of recognition for his efforts while helping save a teenager's life following … more
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) demolition teams worked overnight on Monday, June 17, to bring down the Foley Beach Express toll plaza roof, with the group now shifting focus to the … more
On Saturday, June 15, the Copper Kettle TeaBar celebrated its 10th anniversary with a Lord of the Rings-themed tea event, transforming the venue into a Middle-earth extravaganza. Guests embarked on … more
The City of Foley recently acknowledged volunteers who have contributed to beautification projects across the community. During a June 3 Foley City Council meeting, awards were presented to … more
The Magnolia Springs Volunteer Fire Department marked the arrival of its new Rescue 1 truck with a traditional "Push-In" ceremony on Monday, June 10. The 2022 Rosenbauer/International Quick … more
Fairhope first responders and personnel will soon have a safe space to shelter during hurricanes and other emergencies. During a Monday, June 10, city council meeting, Fairhope City Council … more
Fairhope's Pine Street is getting a makeover. Residents and visitors familiar with the downtown area may know Pine Street. It's a narrow two-way street with parking on either side located across the … more
ALDOT shared photos (seen above) of the demolition process that started on the Foley Beach Express toll plaza late Sunday, June 16 From roughly 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. on Monday, June 17, … more
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