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Baldwin Pops Band To Hold Christmas Concerts

November 21, 2016

The Baldwin Pops Band is spreading Christmas cheer this year by playing their “Holiday Favorites” concert in Foley, Gulf Shores, and Daphne.

The band will play favorite Christmas tunes including Leroy Anderson’s A Christmas Festival and Christmas on Broadway. Concerts are free to the public.  A Toys for Tots representative will be on hand at each concert accepting unwrapped toys for children in need.

via Baldwin Pops Band To Hold Christmas Concerts.

Senator Byrne? “You never say no to the governor if it’s a high – FOX10 News | WALA

November 20, 2016

Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama said he is happy to remain in the U.S. House but, “You never say no to the governor if it’s a high calling like this.”

Gov. Robert Bentley will select Sen. Jeff Sessions’ successor, after Sessions expected resignation from the U.S. Senate if he is confirmed to become U.S. attorney general.

via Senator Byrne? “You never say no to the governor if it’s a high – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Bentley should be celebrated for preserving coast line | AL.com

November 20, 2016

Alabama’s Gulf Coast has always been a source of pride for the state. The white sandy beaches are among the finest in the world and are a destination for fishermen, families, ecologists and biologists.

In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill threatened much of the shoreline but, six years later, Gov. Robert Bentley is demonstrating a willingness to turn that near-disaster into an environmental triumph.

via Bentley should be celebrated for preserving coast line | AL.com.

Thousands gather for Tree Lighting Ceremony in downtown Fairhope | WPMI

November 18, 2016

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) — The Tree Lighting Celebration in Fairhope has been going on for more than 20 years, and it is the city’s way of kicking off the holiday season.

It’s a big deal for locals and especially for local businesses.

As the trees lit up in downtown Fairhope, you could feel that holiday season was in full swing.

via Thousands gather for Tree Lighting Ceremony in downtown Fairhope | WPMI.

New ALDOT agreement a win for Baldwin County | GulfCoastNewsToday.com

November 18, 2016

We applaud the decision from three of our county commissioners this week in moving forward with gathering funding to fix our state roads issues around the county.

Commissioners Skip Gruber, Chris Elliott and Tucker Dorsey deserve praise for voting to push this proposal that will see $126 million in needed infrastructure improvements for Highway 31, Highway 181 and Highway 180.

via New ALDOT agreement a win for Baldwin County | GulfCoastNewsToday.com.

$63 million in BP money to fund restoration projects | GulfCoastNewsToday.com

November 18, 2016

MONTGOMERY, AL — Gov. Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has approved more than $63 million for six Alabama projects that address high-priority conservation needs, including the acquisition and restoration of significant coastal habitats in key focal areas and the continuation of fisheries monitoring.

Areas in Baldwin include 935 acres on Oyster Bay in Gulf Shores and 113 acres of Gulf-front property on the Fort Morgan Peninsula.

via $63 million in BP money to fund restoration projects | GulfCoastNewsToday.com.

National soccer tournament in Baldwin County – FOX10 News | WALA

November 18, 2016

Hundreds of athletes and their families are in Foley this morning for a national soccer championship.

It’s the NIRSA National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association national championship http://play.nirsa.net/soccer/.

The tournament is expected to bring a boost to local businesses.

via National soccer tournament in Baldwin County – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Baldwin Co. Commission to put $35 million towards road projects – FOX10 News | WALA

November 18, 2016

Drivers in some parts of Baldwin County will be seeing a lot more road construction in upcoming months.  Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the Baldwin County Commission approved a plan to contribute more than $35 million dollars towards road improvements over the next several years.

via Baldwin Co. Commission to put $35 million towards road projects – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Alabama Secretary of State: Both of Baldwin’s toll road amendments failed | AL.com

November 18, 2016

Both toll road amendments for Baldwin County were defeated by voters during the Nov. 8 general election, according to the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office on Thursday.

Neither one is expected to be approved after the state’s canvassing board meets Nov. 29 to certify the election results. And that includes a statewide amendment which had been widely reported as being approved when, according to Secretary of State officials, it was defeated.

via Alabama Secretary of State: Both of Baldwin’s toll road amendments failed | AL.com.

Gulf Shores BP funds will go toward keeping the land ‘forever wild’ | WPMI

November 17, 2016

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) — Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has approved more than $63 million for six Alabama projects that address high priority conservation needs, including the acquisition and restoration of coastal habitats in key focal areas.

via Gulf Shores BP funds will go toward keeping the land ‘forever wild’ | WPMI.

Waterfront Rescue Mission helps homeless build brighter future – FOX10 News | WALA

November 17, 2016

No one dreams of being homeless. But, due to circumstances, homelessness becomes a reality for many people. Loss of job, mental illnesses, addictions or poor choices can all contribute to the epidemic. That’s where Waterfront Rescue Mission comes in.

via Waterfront Rescue Mission helps homeless build brighter future – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Dogs on Deployment supports troops and their pets – FOX10 News | WALA

November 16, 2016

Fairhope Brewing Company held a pet-friendly event Tuesday with the non-profit, Dogs on Deployment, to support our troops and their pets.

When service members go overseas, have training or need medical care, their pets often need somewhere to stay. Volunteers with Dogs on Deployment boards them anywhere from a few days to more than a year.

via Dogs on Deployment supports troops and their pets – FOX10 News | WALA.

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