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Commissioner says not using lobbyists would make county ‘penny wise and pound foolish’

Baldwin County will be increasing its lobbying efforts at the state and federal level over the next year, as county commissioners voted Tuesday to enter into agreements with two lobbying firms to help promote the county’s agenda.

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Wednesday 09/09/2015
Commission honors Baldwin County’s newest U.S. citizen
Updated: February 29, 2016 - 2:09 pm

BAY MINETTE — These days, immigration is a hot-button issue across the nation – one was a topic of major discussion at this week’s Baldwin County Commission meeting.

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Friday 03/13/2015
Tax opposition owner says businesses allegedly 'banned' by Baldwin County School System
Updated: February 29, 2016 - 2:08 pm

On Thursday, March 12, Baldwin County Public Schools sent out a letter to the system’s bus drivers and transportation employees that they were not to use two Shell stations in the county, the Malbis Shell Station at State Highway 181 and Highway 90 and the Jubilee Shell Station at US Highway 90 – both of which are owned by Kevin Spriggs, a Baldwin County resident who has opposed the school system’s proposed ad valorem tax increase, and both recently had “No on the Tax Increase” signs out front as recently as last week.

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Wednesday 02/11/2015
Elberta hosts school tax summit
Updated: February 29, 2016 - 2:14 pm

More than 100 citizens gathered at the Elberta Civic Center Tuesday night for a summit about the proposed millage tax increase to fund new school buildings and further growth for Baldwin County’s schools, but one thing was first and foremost on the minds of the people gathered there: a high school for Elberta.

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Webb resigns from Magnolia Springs Town Council
Updated: February 29, 2016 - 2:13 pm

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. – After the surprise resignation of one of its members, the remaining members of the Magnolia Springs Town Council have 60 days to fill the vacant seat.

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