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Sandy Roots Kicks off 4th Year with National Songwriter Series

January 21, 2019

Sandy Roots ProductionsJanuary 21, 2019 - Perdido Key, FL - (OBA®) - Sandy Roots Music Productions will for the 4th consecutive year be managing and producing a yearlong original music series at The Point Restaurant, 14340 Innerarity Point Road in Perdido Key, FL. The series will continue to showcase six songwriting artists each month, featuring local, regional and national touring songwriters. There will also be a Nashville hit songwriter featured quarterly. Local singer/songwriters will have the opportunity to showcase their talents with the best singer/songwriters from around the country.


Source: Sandy Roots Kicks off 4th Year with National Songwriter Series

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How to help Wetumpka recover from devastating tornado | al.com

January 21, 2019
Organizations in central Alabama have established relief funds to assist those affected by the tornado that ripped through parts of Wetumpka. The Central Alabama Community Foundations is already accepting donations at its website, www.cacfinfo.org. They can also also accept checks mailed to CACF, 114 Church Street, Montgomery, AL 36104.
Source: How to help Wetumpka recover from devastating tornado | al.com
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You can now stay in a fairytale castle in Fairhope | al.com

January 20, 2019
If you’ve ever dreamed of going inside the whimsical castles in Fairhope, now’s your chance to stay in one. Pagan Sheldon Mosher recently announced that she and her husband Dean Mosher, who live in the well-known Mosher Castle, are renting a studio apartment in Sheldon Castle, the home she grew up in, through Airbnb. “Storybook Castle BnB” will be available starting Jan. 20.
Source: You can now stay in a fairytale castle in Fairhope | al.com
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Stockton man dies in early morning Baldwin County crash

January 20, 2019
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- Alabama State Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Stockton man. Troopers say Adrian Baugh Johnson was traveling north on Moog Avenue in a 2014 Ford F-150 when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree. Troopers say, despite using a seat belt, Johnson suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which happened shortly before 1:30 a.m.
Source: Stockton man dies in early morning Baldwin County crash
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Code Red weather weekend: Rain, strong winds, then much colder | WPMI

January 19, 2019
A powerful weathermaker moves in this weekend and it will have a significant impact on the Gulf Coast. A line of thunderstorms with a brief round of heavy rain and gusty (potentially damaging) winds will roll through the region between 11 am and 5 pm. Expect the thunderstorms in Mobile and Baldwin counties between noon and 2 pm.
Source: Code Red weather weekend: Rain, strong winds, then much colder | WPMI
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Students speak out about Gulf Shores split

January 19, 2019
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) -- Students at Gulf Shores High School tell News 5 they're now tangibly feeling the impact of the split, after getting word their principal, Cindy Veazey will be leaving. The Baldwin County Board of Education confirmed to News 5 that Veazey and middle school principal Kyle McCartney have both applied for and landed jobs at the new Orange Beach schools.
Source: Students speak out about Gulf Shores split
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“Tropicalization” of Mobile Bay may mean smaller/fewer reds and specks | al.com

January 19, 2019
Several recent catches by fishermen suggest something unusual is happening along the Alabama coast, namely the “tropicalization” or our waters.“ As soon as I saw it roll on top of the water, I told Lyons, ‘that ain’t a trout,’” said Thomas Nelson, describing the day he and Lyons Bousson reeled in what is believed to be the first snook ever caught in Alabama’s Weeks Bay. Similarly, folks fishing with surf fishing guide Matthew Isbell, better known as the Bama Beach Bum, caught a pair of tiny bonefish this fall, believed to be the first ever caught in Alabama.
Source: “Tropicalization” of Mobile Bay may mean smaller/fewer reds and specks | al.com

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