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No one likes dealing with mosquitoes. As potential vectors of diseases, controlling mosquito populations is an important aspect of human health. As reported in Scientific Reports, new research from … more
Alabama boasts some of the most beautiful and highest-rated state parks in the nation. To maintain that beauty and integrity, a funding mechanism will be on the May 24 ballot.The State Parks … more
R. Miles Hulick, M.D., orthopedic traumatologist, joins Gulf Orthopaedics from Ascension's Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida.Gulf Orthopaedics is the area's newest orthopedic practice … more
Baldwin County High School's FFA students learned about shearing sheep and the wool they produce with a hands-on lesson recently.The school has one "Gulf Coast" hair sheep on campus as part of its … more
FAIRHOPE — Contractors and property owners doing work that affects sidewalks and other public rights-of-way will have more regulations under ordinance changes being considered by the Fairhope … more
DAPHNE — Daphne area voters will go to the polls Aug. 30 to decide if they will increase property taxes to provide more support for local schools. The Daphne City Council voted Monday, May … more
ORANGE BEACH — City School Board members are working out staffing for the new municipal school system when the split from Baldwin County takes place in July. more
GULF SHORES — City officials are taking the first steps to replace the police station built about 40 years ago. more
GULF SHORES — A joint effort by the city of Gulf Shores and Gulf Shores/Orange Beach Tourism to enhance local recreation and sports tourism will bring 12 new pickleball courts to the area. more
ORANGE BEACH — Denver Persinger, a senior at Spanish For High School, was awarded the second-ever The Wharf Scholarship, worth $10,000. He plans to attend the University of Denver in Colorado, … more
STAPLETON — With cities expanding on three sides, Stapleton residents said they are continuing efforts to protect the identity of their unincorporated community. more
Two Baldwin County friends have traveled 2,212 miles in 55 days (as of May 10) on an epic bike tour across the United States.Kristy Eubanks and John Boyle dipped their rear tire in the Pacific Ocean … more
Seven contestants remain at the onset of week 10 but the “Survivor” season 42 contestants are hungry for food and the $1 million prize that is just weeks away. The power continues to … more
The double-elimination state tournaments on the softball and baseball diamonds that started earlier this week feature four local softball teams and one local baseball team. more
Orange Beach's Jay Ward inked his commitment to Tusculum University's men's volleyball program during a signing ceremony at the high school. more
GULF SHORES – One of the lawsuits over injuries sustained in a 2017 Gulf Shores Mardi Gras parade is continuing after a judge rejected a motion to dismiss the case, the lawyer for the families filing the complaint said. more
Seniors William Rainer (Bayshore Christian), Charlie Hollis (Gulf Shores) and David Latimer (Robertsdale) as well as junior Ben Shaw (Fairhope) were all recognized with the Leadership & Character All-American Award. more
Bayshore Christian School’s Michael Heaton (Class 1-2A) and Bayside Academy’s Cole Komyati (Class 3A) claimed individual state titles at the AHSAA golf championships in Owens Cross Roads earlier this week. more
BAY MINETTE – A $2.5-billion aluminum recycling and rolling plant planned for the South Alabama Mega Site will bring 1,000 jobs to the Bay Minette area, project supporters announced Wednesday, May 11. more
GULF SHORES — The Gulf Place Public Beach hosted the sixth NCAA Beach Volleyball National Championship tournament last week and set attendance records once again. more
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